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Verbier, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In a world where the term 'luxury boutique' has become almost an oxymoron, the Glen stands out as the benchmark all other hotels need to aspire to. The management were exceptionally kind and helpful, taking it on themselves to find alternative accomodation when we turned up 1 day too early. Once we were actually staying at the Glen the experience... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 6 nights at The Glen so we had the opportunity to meet most of the staff and take advantage of a number of services. The culture at The Glen to provide the best stay possible was demonstrated day after day, that is no small feat. Hats off to Mark (owner), Derrick and Joe (team directors) for hiring, nurturing... More 

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Thank Chapin5
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having travelled South Africa for over 2 weeks whilst staying in hostels along the way, arriving at 'the glen' was like a dream !! My room was amazing (absolutely huge) you couldn't fault anything with it, the interior, upholstery bathroom all top notch. The staff cannot do enough for you, and like other people have said, the breakfast choices are... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow what a perfect place to stay in every way, great location, great hotel, amazing food and outstanding staff, well done The Glen Hotel you certainly have something very special and we will be back! Have a massage, they are very good and make sure to have lunch or dinner at the hotel, the food is really good and it's... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the hotel staff, service, friendliness of staff, decor and good space/rooms management. Without doubt it is a hotel to come back to. I will recommend it to friends and family. I hope they maintain the excellent quality in the future.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic hotel. Amazing service from the start including sparkling wine on check in. Thank you Derrick & Jason for such a lovely welcome and their exceptional customer service. We had an awesome room in the old house. I'm sure the newer rooms are lovely too. Ours felt so homely and was very spacious - probably one of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights in November at the conclusion of our Botswana safari. The staff was outstanding, very attentive and helpful...They arranged for a car and driver that took us around Cape Town for two days, it was fantastic and an absolute wonderful way to end our trip to Africa. The hotel is beautiful and very contemporary and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights at the end of our South Africa trip and we didn't enjoy this hotel as much as we hoped from the reviews. There were many positives - it was the best breakfast range of anywhere we stayed, the communal areas were beautifully appointed with lots of fresh flowers, it was a great pool deck,... More 

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JoeSetchell, Manager at Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear rjtaylor, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We do our utmost to keep our rooms and guests well looked after and apologise that on this occasion we failed to deliver 5 star standards. Our rooms are cleaned to the highest of standards but with temperatures like these and open windows, sometimes nature can come... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have had a better start for our two week vacation in South Africa. They will make sure that you get a very soft landing in Cape Town. The Glen has a truly Boutique feel which we liked. The Hotel location could not get any better. Sea Point promenade is perfect for jogging and strolling along. We did enjoy... More 

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JoeSetchell, Manager at Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear alstergirl, Thank you so kindly for your wonderful review! We are delighted to see you enjoyed your time with us, especially the interaction with our team and the joy the housekeepers bring to our hotel! We hope to see you return one day soon, All our best, Joe & The Glen Team More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously, we ask friends and check TripAdvisor for information about good hotels. That's how we found out about The Glen … and I have to say everything (positive) you can read about the hotel is true! We stayed 16 days here and we really enjoyed every single one. It is rare that you’ll get the feeling that the employees really... More 

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JoeSetchell, Manager at Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Thomas K, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We loved having you back with us and hope to see you return again next year! Love from all of us and have a great 2017! All our best, Joe & The Glen Team More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Sea Point, Cape Town, The Glen Boutique Hotel offers luxurious accommodation in a breathtaking setting. As a non-discriminatory hotel we warmly welcome both straight and gay guests from all over the world. In addition to free WiFi and satellite TV the hotel also offers guests a spa and outdoor pool. The spa includes a spacious steam room, a traditional Swedish sauna and a Jacuzzi. We offer a selection of rooms with different views; some rooms either face the ocean or the mountain, while some open directly onto the pool area. Many of the rooms have their own private balcony. The hotel also offers a luxurious penthouse apartment, which includes restricted elevator access, breathtaking views, a private living and dining room and a double volume bathroom. Guests can enjoy continental or full English breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the pool or at the restaurant, and the a la carte menu provides for round-the-clock informal dining. Fresh juices, teas and coffees are available throughout the day. Easy to find, the Hotel is only 12 miles from Cape Town International Airport with on-site parking as well as an airport shuttle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: 3 The Glen Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $143 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Hotel Glen Boutique
Glen Boutique Cape Town
Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#8 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“The extra cost of a suite is amply rewarded.”
 of 5 bubbles dudders2015, 2 days ago | Read review
“The hotel has a new tower and the older original building with rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Chapin5, 3 days ago | Read review
“Quiet rooms”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 days ago | Read review
“Two options - modern annex or original building of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kapi324, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid getting a room right by the outside dining area. We could hear other guests dining/chatting into the later hours of the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles Jjsalonga, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
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