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Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 9 Barkly Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The Service there is absolutely fantastic. Very friendly staff and really good breakfast! The location could not be better and it's very safe in this area. I'm sure, that this hasn't been my last visit in this Guesthouse!

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

Dear Sebastian O, Thank you for your great review and taking time to write it. It is good to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff is always doing their best to make you feel at home and to assist you in any matter. We would be happy to welcome you again soon and wish you... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

One of the best places i have ever stayed. I was greeted by Bridget, one of the managers and shown around the place and explained all the restaurants around there. The guesthouse is in good location as you can easily reach the red bus or other public transport as well as the beautiful Seapoint promenade. Breakfast was excellent and every... More 

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

Dear Andreas Florian Blochliger, I was delighted to read your review and are quite happy that you enjoyed the stay with us as well as you appreciate our personal greeting. At Sweetest Guesthouses we strive to offer the best possible and we know how important it is to have a peaceful & comfortable sleep, therefore we equipped our rooms with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

we ended our trip in south Africa with a stay in one of the house of Sweet Ocean House. They are verry comfortable and decorated in a mix between trendy and traditional Africa, everything available, good indoor kitchen and nice bathrooms. Near to the Waterfront and the city center, but also to the tablemountain park. Only 1 street away from... More 

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

Dear Peter v, We thank you for your recommendation of Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse here on Tripadvisor. We appreciate every review and especially personal comments about the location and our Guesthouse. Kind regards, Maggie & Stefan and the team of Sweetest Guesthouses More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

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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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse Hotel Sea Point
Sweet Ocean View Hotel
Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central

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