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Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Barkly Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a few days last week and overall I would recommend this place, especially for the price! The hosts were very lovely and gracious, and made an amazing breakfast spread (for an additional fee, but worth it). The rooms are very comfortable and spacious, with really nice bathrooms - sometimes it felt more like a hotel or... More

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Dear Tamara We want to say Thank you for spending your valuable time to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse on TripAdvisor. It is great to hear, that you very much liked the breakfast. Besides a full continental an English Breakfast combination, we serve as well every day a special which changes every day. We always try out best to... More

Knysna, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel to Cape Town several times a year for business and our accommodation of choice is Sweet Ocean View Guest House. It has an intimate and cosy atmosphere and the staff are friendly and efficient. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet. The position is very central to all the businesses we visit. The management are wonderful, understanding people... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Front Office Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine We want to say Thank you for spending your valuable time to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse on Tripadvisor. We are more than happy that you always enjoy your stay with us and we thank you for the great Feedback. Have a wonderful time and we are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Yvonne... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we stayed 4 nights in Ocean view Guesthouse. The accommodation was quiet and cosy. The staff was very polite and helpfull. The atmosphere was very nice and we were very well treated. Every day they serve a daily special at breakfast.

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SweetestGuesthouses, Front Office Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Henk Jan H We want to say Thank you for spending your valuable time to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse on TripAdvisor. Our Staff members always take time during check in to give as much information as possible about the Guesthouse, Cape Town and Surroundings. It is easier for the guests to experience this City with some local... More

Godalming, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

So the pick up from the airport was a bit of a mix up but hey it didn't really matter we made our own way to the accommodation and welcomed by the team of staff. Lovely modern, quirky bedroom nice and big and bathroom also. The balcony upstairs gave a lovely view of Sea Point and the location for the... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Front Office Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear KittyKat1976 We want to say Thank you for spending your valuable time to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse on Tripadvisor. Lovely to hear that you liked our rooms. They are all individually decorated, are modern and unique. It is true that the rooms upstairs are more quiet as the rooms downstairs. Our housekeepers try to be as quiet... More

Maastricht, Nederland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed here 5 years ago and last January we were back. Still like the place and the location is perfect! I also like the fact that it is a place with only a few rooms, it feels like living in Cape Town in your own house. The view is very nice and the atmosphere of the place is really... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear EffenDirk, We thank you for your review and appreciate your time that you spent to compliment it with your comments. It is true that our rooms are not equipped with aircons, during our summer the nights are generally not to hot to sleep. During your stay we do had a heat wave were it was in deed unusual hot... More

Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The Sweet Ocean Guesthouse is in a nice house and quiet neighbourhood. The interior is stylish and tasteful. However, we stayed in the so called "Seaboard" room situated in the first floor. This room is right behind the kitchen area and in addition very clairaudient (also noise from the second floor coming down like toilet flush, shower, ...). We tried... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Gil_Nina, We thank you for our time placing this review as well as to round it up with your personal comments. Every review is valuable to us and we would like to take the chance to reply to your comments. The Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse was built over 100 years ago and it was in it’s early year’s the... More

Oak Brook, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is the second time I've stayed at the Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse. I don't stay in the house itself but in one of the small houses that are run by the guest house across the street from the main house. It's very quiet and you share the living room and kitchen with another traveler. I never heard or saw... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Phillip B, 1st of all we like to thank you for your continued support over the last years, as you visit us every year in January & February. We thank you as well for your review placed here on Tripadvisor.com which is very valuable for us and future travellers, especially your personal comments. We are looking forward welcoming you... More

Cardiff
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My wife and I stayed one night on a short trip to Cape Town. Having phoned ahead and been told that there would be someone available for our check in until 21:00 we were a bit disappointed to find no body there at 20:45. Not a major issue in itself but combined with the rather grumpy reception from the staff... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

We thank rorcester for his value revue and his personal comments and would like to take the chance to bring some light into the issues which he is pointing out. It is indeed true that we do have several senior staff member at the Guesthouses from 07H00 till 21H00. We do have multiple properties in Sea Point and the our... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

4 of us (two couples) stayed for 3 Nights. We were unaware at booking but had a separate house on the opposite side of the road with 2 comfortable double rooms with private bathrooms and a spacious shared kitchen & lounge. This was perfect for privacy in our rooms and a great area to socialise. Location is good if you... More

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SweetestGuesthouses, Guest Relations Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Oliver K Thank you so much for your time and effort to place your review as it is valuable for us. The entire team of Sweet Ocean view is delighted for your feed back. We appreciate your comments and we hope to accommodate you again during your next stay visit to Cape Town. Kind Regards, Blessings for Sweetest Guest... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We arrived late and were received in a warm and friendly manner and served tea in front of a fireplace which was most welcome after an 18 hour flight. The guest house was clean and comfortable,the staff friendly and helpful also an excellent location and very good value we would definitely stay there again

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SweetestGuesthouses, Front Office Manager at Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Capsen, We Thank you for your time and effort to place this review as it is very valuable for us. The entire team of Sweet Orange is delighted that you enjoyed the breakfast, that shows us that our staff shows their personal effort daily to satisfy our guest. Again we appreciate your comments and we hope to accommodate you... More

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Address: 9 Barkly Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse 4*
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central #46 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse is a gorgeous Cape Town Mansion that was recently entirely renovated to offer the very best in state of the art interior design. Each of the five rooms are individually furnished and include en-suite bathrooms as well as flat-screen TV’s, hairdryers, mini-safes and other essentials.The lounge includes plush leather settees allowing you perfect comfort as you sit back and savour sea and mountain views. From there you can head over onto the 50 square meter roof terrace where you will once again be inspired by the glorious views and warm sunshine as you deck out on the sun loungers.For added relaxing pleasure head downstairs and slip into a bubbling jacuzzi with the majestic Lions Head watching over you. A shower on the roof terrace allows for some refreshment in between your newfound tranquil sunbathing & jacuzzi lifestyle.At Sweetest Guesthouses we offer you a unique experience – one where simplicity, great hospitality and exquisite decor unit ensuing a sense of unforgettable wellbeing. ... more   less 
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