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Atforest Guest House

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
May 17, 2017
“Used and ripped off”
Mar 22, 2017
“Nice slightly quirky stay in Cape Town”
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Let me start this review off by stating two facts. One, I have no desire to be treated any differently than anyone else and secondly I have never, in all my years of travelling on the road ever found it necessary to vacate an accommodation...More

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Response from PietCapeTown, Owner at Atforest Guest HouseResponded May 26, 2017

Alan is also in the hospitality industry and seems to think he should get a better deal than other guests paying the same. He is also not shy to twist facts in his favour, making out that the room he was allocated was on a...More

Reviewed March 22, 2017

This is a nice b and b in Cape Town, but it is a bit quirky. Room is fine (a bit old-fashioned), shower room did not look great, but the water pressure was good and strong and it was clean. Pool in garden, was a...More

Thank Michele22London
Response from PietCapeTown, Owner at Atforest Guest HouseResponded March 24, 2017

Dear Michele, Sorry to read about the pool, air conditioner and shower room. The problems will be investigated, but the old fashionedness you might have seen on photos before you booked! We are just old fashioned! The house is 110 years old and I, myself,...More

Reviewed February 17, 2017

Rooms are very old and shabby. Bathroom is very cramped, the shower is full of black mold. Disgusting! Breakfast is lower average The wind is blowing through the closed windows. It is a cheap guest house, but for the offered performance nevertheless too expensive

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Reviewed January 18, 2016

Atforest is clean, safe and has easy access to Cape Town. Lance and Mama (as I referred to her the helper and cleaner) are very friendly and helpful in helping you to find your way around on your own and attending to queries.The breakfast is...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Atforest. Lance was incredibly helpful, the room was clean, it had a great location for Table Mountain and the breakfast was delicious. We spent four nights here and it was a gray base for exploring but we did have...More

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Hotel description
Atforest is a 3 star b&b in Cape Town under Table Mountain. We are near restaurants, a bus service (around the corner), and all the beaches and other attractions.
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$76 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$76 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"If you have to stay at Atforest get one of the front rooms"
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"Rear rooms have view of Table Mountain and there is a sofa on the verandah at the front."
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"Ask for the room with the beautifully remodeled bathroom with slate floor and shower."
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"We had a room next to the pool and we enjoyed that very much."
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