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Dongola House

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30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We received a warm welcome on our return to Dongola House. Same high standard and attention to detail. We particularly appreciated the thoughtfulness which made our trip special including booking terrific restaurants for each night of our stay.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dongola House is in a beautiful setting conveniently located for access to the whole of the Western Cape. Sally and Mike work tirelessly to anticipate and fulfill the needs of their guests. Nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are comfortable and the food very good. Highly recommended.

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola House, responded to this review

Dear Jim, thank you so much for the high praise and recognition, especially coming from one with such discerning taste I hope you trip on Rovos Rail was sublime and hope we can welcome you to our humble abode again sometime in the future. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie. More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Dongola's house beginning of January and had great time there The place is really nice and peacefull with amazing wiew and the breakfast is definetely gorgeous Natalie Sally and Peter make you feel always welcome and are very helpfull giving good advise for restaurants, wine estates ... I recommand this place to anyone planning a... More 

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, we have only recently started selling the self catering unit you stayed and and felt it was a little small but so far the feedback has been good. warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful week at Mike and Sally's 'Dongola' house. Firstly they were amazing hosts, not to mention the dogs Suede and Shadow who our children fell in love with. This is a special place. The rooms are beautifully decorated and beyond comfortable, (ahhh those beds, those sheets...). The garden is exquisite, with different levels and secret pathways... More 

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola House, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, wow what can I say , what a simply wonderful review. It was such a pleasure hosting your family of 15. So glad the kids especially enjoyed the place there is a lot of room to run around and explore but we do not pride our selves on having particular children's facilities and fear they may get bored,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dongola was the perfect place to accommodate our entire family of 15 for a week. The house, garden and pool are in a stunning setting. Beautifully kept and run by Sally and Mike who joined in the fun of xmas day in a relaxed and friendly way. Even the dogs were dressed in tutu and bows for the occasion Breakfasts... More 

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola House, responded to this review

A wonderful family of 15 was a perfect way fro us to spend Christmas,things are much simpler when the whole house is taken by one group it allows us a little latitude and ability to do something special occasionally, like you Christmas Breakfast. Of course the Guest walking department must join in with the Christmas fun, Suede is still searching... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I stayed 13 nights at Dongola while attending to some family business in Cape Town. During this time I had to work part-time remotely and Sally and Mike were extremely accommodating in providing me access to a landline (no phones in the rooms). Wifi is included in the daily rate making email access easy. The breakfast is delicious with several... More 

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola House, responded to this review

Well we certainly seem to have lived up to our ethos of " a little bit home, a little bit hotel" during your stay. We would most certainly enjoy hosting your family if or when you return to Cape Town, this time hopefully on a more leisurely break. Warm regards, Mike, Sally Natalie and the rest of Team Dongola. More 

Brandon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Without doubt this is the most beautiful bed and breakfast venue we have ever stayed at. Being served a five star breakfast on the patio overlooking the valley and mountains was an inspirational start to our day. The children enjoyed the swimming pool and the accommodations were luxurious to say the least. The staff were always friendly and the manageress... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Very warmful welcome, wonderful garden with a lot of birds and view, a fridge with cold drinks for selfservice. Excellent service, nice room and wonderful breakfast in the lovely garden. Very helpful with recommendations.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Dongola house locates nicely in the heart of Constantia, so everything is near. The hosts are very friendly and helpful and the place really comfortable and nice. The room that we stayed was clean and fairly big. Easy to recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful place! View from terrace and swimming pool is jaw-dropping. Breakfast scrumptious - delicious selection of fresh fruit, meats and cheeses, as well as hot dishes made to order. Room was clean and spacious with own outside area. Owners friendly and helpful. Even lent us a blanket for Christmas carols in botanical gardens and set up BBQ for... More 

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