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Kingslyn Guesthouse

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Grevenmacher
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B is in a pretty house in Green Point. Rooms are generous and nicely appointed. Breakfast is very good and the buffet mostly well-stocked, a challenge given the amount of space available. Also a nice seating area downstairs. Street noise was more than we had expected looking at the map. Also note that it is an old house, so... More 

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Capetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This guest house really is top notch. A beautiful Victorian home decorated to a very high standard. Our room had the most comfortable and huge four poster bed and a stunning bathroom with a claw foot bath and large separate shower. The service we received from Rachel as the co owner was second to none. She was a fantastic host... More 

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Capetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Very friendly reception by Rachel, who gave us a nice overvieuw of the possibikieties in Cape Town. Room pretty large bath facilities excellent. Cleaning very good, possibility to leave our Luggage and car after check-out much appreciated, because parking space is limited.

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Capetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

My friend and I loved staying at Kingslyn. The owner Rachel was very helpful in recommending activities and looked after us well. The hotel was in a good location and was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was absolutely delicious with many options to choose from. We will definitely we visiting again and recommending to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Great Location ,very friendly host,friendly atmosphere,very clean and safe.short walk to VA waterfront.ideal for trip to cape town,host has excellent advice for tours.breakfast very rich..lavish.thanx

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Capetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very very comfort Guesthouse with the friendliest Owner and Staff! I will make use of them any day when I visit Cape Town again! Every room is neat and clean. The bed is lovely and the layout is perfect! Me and my wife enjoyed the stay very much!

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Capetown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Guesthouse was a really spacious and clean home away from home. The staff were all very cooperative and friendly. The room had high ceilings and big bed. The room was very quiet with no traffic noise. The breakfast was well presented and delicious.

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Capetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had a very comfortibel room and the manager gave us good advices who to spent the short time we had in cape town. Our service we excellent. The house is very close to the wharf and within a walk of ten minutes you can reach one of the "sightseeing busses".

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Rachmarks, Owner at Kingslyn Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Alot of the time our guests only have a short time to explore the beautiful city of Cape Town and sometimes need some help trying to fit as much as possible in. It is only a pleasure to help and I am happy that you enjoyed staying with us and got to see as much of... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A colleague and I stayed at Kingslyn Guesthouse for one night during April 2016. Kingslyn was easy to find and centrally located with off-street parking. Both our rooms were extra large with high-quality amenities. I was particularly impressed with the quality of their bathroom amenities, towels etc. My wife would have loved the fact that they had a proper hair... More 

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Rachmarks, Owner at Kingslyn Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review and I am glad you enjoyed it hare at Kingslyn. Yes we are lucky with our room sizes, having big rooms with high ceilings make our rooms feel nice and light and spacious. Your comment regarding the shower is appreciated as with feedback we can fix problems and we are currently... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stayed at this lovely guest house for a business trip and it was simply lovely. Truly home. Great hospitality and flexibility. Great location. Rachel went out of her way to accommodate each request we had. Breakfast was set earlier than usual to cater for our needs, we even had some guests of ours joining. The ambience is cozy and... More 

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Rachmarks, Owner at Kingslyn Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou, it was fantastic to meet you both. It was only a pleasure to look after you during your stay with us and so glad our beautiful Victorian house became your Cape Town home! I hope to see you again when you visit Cape Town, I am sure you will be back! Maybe more holiday than work next time! More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kingslyn Boutique Guesthouse, a luxury 4 star bed and breakfast in Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa. Close to V&A Waterfront, CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Center) and the city itself. This Boutique Guesthouse is located in the suburb of Green point on the Atlantic Seaboard. No matter what your accommodation requirements - be it a family holiday, business travel or honeymoon stay - we at Kingslyn are sure your stay with us will be comfortable and memorable. The Guesthouse a gracious manor house from the turn of the 19th century offers you the charm, elegance and glamour of days gone by. Combined with the highest standard of modern luxury and hospitality. We purchased Kingslyn in 2009 where we undertook to completely renovate and refurbish this beautiful building making certain to keep its elegant charm but ensuring it was kept up to date with the highest standards of modern luxury and hospitality. The combination of South African and British ownership and management has ensured our guests get the best of local knowledge and hospitality with the added benefit of European innovation and professionalism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingslyn Guesthouse

Address: 8 Hill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $75 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingslyn Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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