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“Immpecible and stylish introduction to South Africa” 5 of 5 stars
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O on Kloof Boutique Hotel & Spa
5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   92 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Bantry Bay
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“Immpecible and stylish introduction to South Africa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

A fantastically stylish oasis just outside the busy heart of Capetown. The only thing better than the laid back, uber stylish vibe of this hotel are the staff.
All of the staff were really friendly, particularly Bernadette and Patricia who just couldn't do enough for us and were a veratible font of local knowledge when planning days out.
Food was superb and on reflection we couldnt fault this stay in any way. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Maybe request for a sea facing room to be away from the road, but the Kloof road isn't busy/ noi...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

O for over the moon, outstanding, out of this world. The best hotel I have ever been to and the best staff ever. I give them way over 5 stars. Well done and keep on keeping O-n. We had the best time ever. From the time I was making reservations, Bernadette and Patrycja were so accomodating I could not wait to get there. We were delayed at the airport and were running late for massages and checking in and when we phoned in panic, a smooth gentle voice said, " We had a flexible time reserve for you so you can take your time" there are not enough words to describe the service there, you feel like you are the only customer they have ever had or have at the time. For such service and stay, price is irrelevant!

Room Tip: We had the O-suite and it had excellent views!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

What a fabulous place. They couldn't have done more to make my stay comfortable, from the glass of bubbly on arrival to the impeccable service at breakfast. The design details of the rooms are lovely. I will be back.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We travelled to S Africa and Capetown for the first time this year, and had the most wonderful welcome to the country from the O on Kloof.We travelled straight from our overnight flight by hire car to this little haven of a hotel, to be welcomed by Olaf (the owner)and Patricia with a glass of chilled champagne.Olaf was the most welcoming host, and so informative about the local places of interest and restaurants.We were very kindly upgraded to a lovely room (room 7)for two nights of our stay, and then we stayed in room 2 for our last night , which was much smaller, but still a nice room.The red hop on hop off bus is just round the corner to take you on a tour of Capetown, otherwise you do need a hire car or taxis to get around. The breakfast really was a highlight, and a great way to start the day - Bernadette had breakfast all under control ! I could not have wished for a better introduction to Capetown - a small, stylish,quiet and very friendly hotel - yes, it is a bit far away from the main town/waterfront , and some bedrooms can be noisy because of the traffic on the small road outside, but I would not stay anywhere else when I return to Capetown.

Room Tip: Room 7 was on the basement floor next to the pool area and outdoor sitting area and was really quiet...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The O on Kloof is a great boutique hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. It only has a few bedrooms which means that the staff can provide a personal touch with all guests. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we arrived and staying here really made our first visit to Cape Town truly memorable. The staff had excellent suggestions for things to do during the day, including guided tours around the peninsular and townships, and also recommended several restaurants for dinners which suited all tastes and diets.
Our room was spacious and well equipped and included a mini-bar with non-outrageously priced drinks and free wi-fi. The breakfasts were top notch, with a wide range of choices from fresh fruit and muesli to a cooked breakfast.
We would definitely recommend this hotel, particularly to couples, exploring Cape Town. The hotel is around 10 minutes drive from the V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay, though we found that taxis are pretty cheap at around £7 each way.
An absolute delight, and we would be sure to stay here if (and hopefully when) we go to Cape Town again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The O on Kloof is a small, boutique style hotel. We found all the staff very friendly and helpful. On arrival we were greeted with a glass of champagne and given lots of advice about what to see and do in Cape Town. Breakfast was excellent, a good choice, well cooked and well presented. Our room was a good size, well equipped with plenty of storage. Although not a problem for us the O on Kloof is not really within walking distance of the V & A Waterfront area, which might not suit all visitors. There is noise from traffic but you are staying in a city so to be expected.
Overall a lovely place to stay.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My wife and I really loved Cape Town, and I think largely it was because of this place. They made the city look easy to get around (it is), you felt that it is in a safe area (again, it is), and they booked us dinner at a variety of restaurants (all excellent). All the staff was memorable and next time we go to Cape Town, we will arrive here first to be pampered (inside pool!) before we venture out to the rest of our new favorite vacation spot.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 92 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — O on Kloof Boutique Hotel & Spa 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Viva La O! Olaf Dambrowski has reinvented himself yet again. His boutique hotel nestled on the slopes of Lion’s Head, overlooking the Atlantic has been reborn after 4 years of trade! A space, charmingly transformed into a new streamlined sleek look. The black marble tiles from the front entrance, combined with the water feature lend a slight ostentatious air, yet quietly enchanting. They find their way to the undercover “outside” dining area, which in turns allow for interior and exterior interaction. ... more   less 
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