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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 October 20, 2013
Oliver K London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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

Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

It was a great time in Capetown. We stayed 3 nights in the Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse and it was very good. In the evenings they had a nice fire to keep you warm. The breakfast was really good and it's nice to sit with others at the table to share experiences. Capetown is great, it was the start of... More

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

Dear Sanne M. Thank you for your review for the Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse, we are continuously striving to provide the best service. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our delightful breakfast and the fire we put on at night for our guests. Your comment is really valuable to us and we like to thank you again. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Had such an awesome time. Service was good. Rooms were perfect! Awesome and friendly service. The breakfast as amazing! Got to try it. They also have good wine. Did not like the beer. It's a local beer called castle. Rather stock castle light. They have a nice cider savana which is also locally made in South Africa. On a hot... More

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

We say Thank you to Rorycapon for the valuable time the reviewer spend to place this review as well as add personal comments. If you ever have the chance to stay with us again than we are more than happy to put some Castle light or any other Beer you prefer into the Fridge for you. Kind regards, Therry for... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Stayed in April at the Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse and I was really happy to find such a unique Guesthouse to stay in. I arrived after 9pm and had to call to get in to the Guesthouse but I was not even waiting 5 minutes and a young gentleman the Operations Manager came to check me in immediately. The following... More

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

We say Thank you to Travelfeet82 for the valuable time the reviewer spend to place this review as well as add personal comments. Kind regards, Therry for Sweetest Guesthouses More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

We were in the sweet ocean view for four nights. The guesthouse is very comfortable, we liked the fresh looks and the spacious room. There's a lounge area at the first floor with a great view of seapoint and the beach. We also had a very good service and the staff was very helpfull (arranging taxis or make a reservation... More

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We don’t want to miss to Thank RickManonNL for the review and written comments, it is extremely valuable to us. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Amazing place , warm people, excellent address . Looking forward to coming back again in this great guesthouse . Decorated with very good taste , each room has its own charm and different decoration. Best place to be in Cape Town for 1 , 2 or even more night !

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

Dear RoudouP, We want to say Thank you for spending your valuable time to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse on Tripadvisor, and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your review is valuable for us. Kind regards, Bridget More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We were supposed to stay in the Sweet Orange Guest House but the moment we arrived there they told us they gave us an upgrade to the Sweet Ocean View Guest House. What a great experience! Because we were a family with four they gave us one of the small houses for ourselves. It is really nice to have your... More

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We say Thank you to Jorien B, for the time you took to review our Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse and the comments you posted they are really valuable for us. Kind regards, Evelyn for Sweetest Guesthouses More

Rome, Italy
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

My wife and I arrived late in the night at Cape Town Airport. We previously booked an Airport Transfer Shuttle with the hotel, knowing that we would be tired and with no desire to have to look for a taxi in the middle of the night. Everything was arranged for us: what a luxury! As we arrived at the Guesthouse,... More

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Knysna, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Although we had showers after shower when we stayed here, we certainly had a good time at the guesthouse. The warm wood fire, and warm welcome of the staff was breath taking. The breakfast was excellent. And the rooms were very nice decorated, clean and warm. Remind you (some loose remarks): the sea is nearby, but not visible from this... 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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Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse Hotel Sea Point
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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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