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    Balfour Place Guesthouse

    19 Blinkwater Road, Camps Bay 8000, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 5834
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    • Excellent64%
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    “great location” (23 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Stayed here for our final 4 nights of our holiday, and would have marked this a 5 had the air con been working properly for our first 2 nights which were the hottest nights in Camps Bay. We booked the Honeymon Suite (Rm 5) which...More

    Thank DJW64
    Response from Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place GuesthouseResponded 4 days ago

    Hi david, Thank you for taking the time to give us a very concise review. We are again extremely sorry for the air-con break down and what a terrible time for it to stop working. I am very pleased that everyone thing was to your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nice, small hotel (6ish rooms) situated 5 mins walk from the Main Street in Camps Bay. The room we had was clean & spacious overlooking the small pool with a sea view. Full breakfast menu was included in the price. All in all, good value...More

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    Response from Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Michael :)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We love this Guesthouse! From start to finish everyone made us feel welcome and did everything to ensure we had a wonderful stay. We hope you keep this place as special as it is. Looking forward to visiting you again.

    Thank Knut I
    Response from Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Wow wee !! Thank you for such a nice review :) Hope to have you back with us soonest. Balfour team

    Reviewed October 21, 2017

    Nice view on the Bay. Close distance to restaurants and shops. Very close to table mountain and Lions's Head. Very good service, great support with table booking at Restaurants and tickets for table mountain. The carpets would need some renovation.

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    Thank silke225
    Response from Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place GuesthouseResponded October 25, 2017

    Hello Silke, Thank you for your review, I am happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are scheduled a carpet cleaning in the next 2 weeks :) Many safe travels and a happy festive season Kind Regards Dominique

    Reviewed October 1, 2017

    I had a wonderful room/suite on the top-floor with a view over the bay. Enormous bed and bathroom, books to flick through; it can soon feel like home. It's a great location only a few minutes stroll downhill to the beach and promenade restaurants. Breakfast...More

    Thank AGHiggins
    Response from Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place GuesthouseResponded October 3, 2017

    Hello Andy, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review and a helpful one at that. I will get a single house iron for those who need it. But as for breakfast it is not a hassle to have it...More

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