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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was looking for something near the convention center and found this place on Google. First impression was that this hotel looked new and was close/walking distance to the convention center. Once I got to the hotel via taxi, the driver could not drop me off in front of the hotel. Unfortunately the hotel entrance faces a plaza so the... More 

Thank Diana H
Atlanta, GA, USA
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10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed staying at the Circa Hotel very much. The rooms are actually spacious apartments. My apartment had a full kitchen with a granite bar and Bosch appliances, a living room with wall-mounted flat screen, a bedroom with king-sized bed and a bathroom with double sinks and separate bathtub and shower. There was also a wrap-around balcony. Everything was very... More 

Thank slyblue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was okay. If anything could go wrong with our room, it went wrong. The safe deposit did not work for the several nights of our stay. We had a stopped up sink and shower. The AC did not work. It was a bit of a joy killer. The location is okay however it gets extremely dark around the... More 

Thank Reese A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

The location, breakfast, staff, comfort everything about this place was a delight. Wiseman from the reception and Samson from the bar were kind and helpful. The apartment was very spacious as well I suggest they change their breakfast menu every alternate day otherwise for guests like us who stay for more than a few days it can get a little... More 

Thank Santosh A
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I checked into Circa for our 1st wedding anniversary trip in October for about 5 days. Location: the location is good, central. The waterfront is about a 5-10 minute cab ride. There are restaurants in walking distance which were delicious. Hotel: They have renovated the main entrance area giving it a more modern feel, when in actuality... More 

Thank GSahiSahota
Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

This hotel is tucked away in a nice section of Cape Town that allows for easy access to many sites in the central business district. The building's interior is in very good shape & kept very tidy. The room was very spacious & modern styled. It is well worth the cost of the room. I only had one small issue... More 

Thank antman57
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

Very spacious apartment. 5 minute walk to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Great barman. Most staff were friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. I felt unsafe walking after dark, and as recommended by reception staff I always took a cab at night. Even so, the hotel entrance is in a pedestrian mall, so there is a short dimly lit walk... More 

Thank quassia
Cape Town
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Rooms are good size at least 55sq which is much better than most hotels. No TV in bedroom. Large beds very comfy and bathroom had bath and separate shower. Shower has gel and shampoo but bath had no toiletries so take your own. You have the benefit of a bedroom and lounge which has a couch, table and TV and... More 

Thank bjc1za
Roodepoort, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is extremely well situated of business trips to the inner city and CTICC. It is well maintained and very clean and house keeping does a good job. The breakfast is nice and you can fill up quite nicely for the day. Overall I will stay again. The only issue is that there are so many beggars in the... More 

Thank 499frikkies
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

You will be woken up each morning with the sounds of loud chanting in the building complex. They start from around 06:00. Go ahead and see for yourself. Not proper at all. It's also not safe as walking at night attracts a lot of nearby beggars to the hotel and mugging has been known to happen.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Circa on the Square provides stylish, modern living in spacious apartment style accommodation, is just 200 metres from the CTICC and 2 km from the V&A Waterfront and Greenpoint Stadium. Circa apartments include fully equipped kitchens, seating areas with plasma TVs and home theatre systems, as well as luxuriously furnished bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Some rooms open to city views and balconies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Circa Hotel

Address: 14 Jetty Street | Roggebaai, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $81 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Circa Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms on higher floors have less street noise, but the gusty Cape Town winds can get quite loud at night.”
  • Kitchen/bar
  • Bedroom (not in check-in condition)
  • Living room
  • Bathroom (bathtub not visible)
 of 5 bubbles slyblue, yesterday | Read review
“All the rooms are apartment types and very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles bisurah, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on higher levels are quieter. Noise on lower levels by cleaning staff as they work from basement.”
 of 5 bubbles bjc1za, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Bigger rooms, but more expensive- as from 5th floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles hermansworld, Aug 1, 2016 | Read review
“Parking is impossible to maneuver in so be sure to come in a relatively small car”
 of 5 bubbles , Jul 15, 2016 | Read review
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