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Glasgow
Reviewed March 13, 2009

Fantastic stay. From start to finish we were made to feel incredibly welcome and special. Nothing was too much trouble. All staff were so friendly and helpful. The size of the hotel and attention and individaul service we had made it feel very relaxed - like staying with friends. What better way to start the day than a swim in...

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London/nyc
Reviewed March 11, 2009

Robin and Chris were fantastic hosts and from the moment you arrive they make you feel like part of the Rodwell family. The hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel away from all the hustle and bustle of Capetown but close enough to all that Capetown has to offer that it is easy to get around to all the sites. Dining...

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London,England
Reviewed March 11, 2009

We have just returned from an eleven day stay at Rodwell House which suited our criteria to perfection. As very experienced and discerning international travellers we are looking for everything an hotel offers without being in an hotel and at Rodwell House we found it. True it is close to a road and railway line, but once inside the fabulous...

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London
Reviewed February 20, 2009

Having researcehd at a number of boutique hotels in Cape Town who did not accept children, it was great to find Rodwell House which looked wonderful on the web. We stayed 5 nights and were not disappointed. From a very warm welcome on arrival to a packed breakfast when we had an early morning departure, the staff were attentive and...

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London
Reviewed February 6, 2009

We were drawn to Rodwell House by pictures online showing the lovely interiors and beautiful garden and pool. What we could not have expected was the warm welcome and personal touch offered by this fantastic boutique hotel. The staff were friendly and attentive and the owner, Robin (who has lovingly renovated, modernised and developed the property over a number of...

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Windsor
Reviewed January 18, 2009

My girlfriend and I spent two nights here at the start of our trip to Cape Town at the start of January. We arrived at Rodwell House, very early , after little sleep on the overnight flight from LHR (Despite the lie-flat beds on the BA flight). The superb service started straight away, they prepared a room for us to...

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Berkshire
Reviewed January 18, 2009

We stayed at Rodwell House at the beginning of Janaury 2009. From the moment we arrived the service was beyond comparison. The team are friendly, helpful but not obtrusive. It sometimes felt like they knew what you wanted before you asked! The house is beautiful with a lovely view of the ocean and tidal pool from the patio. During the...

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Plymouth, Devon
Reviewed August 20, 2008

My stay at Rodwell House was booked as a single businessman for a fortnight. (WiFi connection was excellent and available throughout the hotel). I was upgraded to a fantastic suite with views of the mountains - a big plus. Robin and Joanne were wonderful and attentive hosts - nothing was too much trouble. I felt like one of the "family"...

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St Albans
Reviewed March 27, 2008

we found Rodwell house as we were looking for somewhere in False Bay. Start with the positives: - we got upgraded to a very nice suite. - the room was very nicely decorated. negatives: - the hotel lacked atmosphere. In fact we were the only ones staying there at that time. - it is near a main road, and train...

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uae
Reviewed March 5, 2008

Super property with lots of charm and history. Wonderful gardens and lovely views from the sea facing rooms. Recently renovated there are all the mod cons. No need to take adaptors there are multi sockets in the rooms. Hosts Robin & Jan were most accommodating and pleasant. Would highly recommend

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Redefining luxury seaside holidays. Full sea views, garden or mountain views from our 7 spacious en suite bedrooms. Beautifully manicured gardens rich in scent and relaxation. The seven suites are gracious and spacious, delighting guests in an exclusive, stylish and luxurious manner. Rodwell House has been designed by the new owners to be a comfortable haven for relaxation. Don't forget to soak up the sun at our pool and take a walk through our beautiful garden in the front and terraced garden at the back. Simply lounge about on our gracious veranda that overlooks St James pool and the sea ahead or relax in our comfortable lounge near the fireplace with a glass of wine or cup of tea. Rent out the entire Villa for a wedding, birthday, weekend getaway, conferences or seminars. Including daily breakfast and daily servicing with the option of chef and butler services. We invite you to come and make yourself at home and enjoy all that our 85 year old stately manor has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rodwell House

Address: Rodwell Road, St. James 7945, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > St. James
Price Range: $1,255 - $1,755 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rodwell House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Rodwell House St. James, Cape Town, South Africa
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