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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and very helpful staff. They were part of this awesome mobile phone program where the hotel provides a ,mobile phone with data that you're free to use throughout your stay. Amazing! At first, we weren't sure about staying in Greenpoint, but it turns out that it's very close to everything. The room was clean, and breakfast at the...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review. I am pleased we manage to perform in such a way that we contribute to making your Cape Town experience worthwhile.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a company we always stay at Head South when on business in CT. The rooms are always clean and its close to the areas we call on. Its also close to the Sea Pont promenade and numerous restaurants. The staff are always pleasant and assist when requested.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Olin, Thanks so much for the review, and for your on-going support. Kind regards Jeff

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HSL was our base during four days in the Cape. Very good service, clean and an amazing breakfast selection. My mother had her birthday and the staff walked the 'extra mile' and arranged a card and cupcakes. We can definitely recommend this place.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I am delighted that we could do what was necessary for you guy us to enjoy the stay here in Cape Town. Thanks for the recommendation.

Lemgo, Germany
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beautiful renovated house. Just 10 minutes to go to the waterfront. The staff is friendly and helpful, if you need a car or tickets for example. Rooms are nice, the breakfast was fine. Hope to be there again!

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. You will be very welcome at Head South Lodge next time you visit Cape Town.

Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel located close to the waterfront, table mountain and many other destinations in Cape Town. Honest bar to cater yourself - great working. Very stylish rooms. Unfortunately there is no elevator which makes it a little difficult for older people. Very friendly staff.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. 7 years ago, we looked at putting in a lift. Not only was space a difficult issue, but cost wise, we realized very quickly, that the two floors we have, doesn't warrant putting in a lift. We often get older folk who don't want to walk up stairs, asking for rooms...

Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

For the first time in Africa this place in Capetown give you the wonderful feeling of home. This place got the direction of the best hospitality from the spirit of the owner it's coming from the items across the hotel the service and it's give us the opportunity to say tank you and we happy to find this one

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you very much for this wonderful review. We love South Africa, and Cape Town, and want all our guests to enjoy and love it as well. Always good to start like that. All the best.

Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed October 15, 2016

We liked the location and convenience for dining, stores and the pick up / drop off points for the hop on hop off busses. The rooms were very nice, the staff and owner friendly and professional. The breakfast their was excellent and the rooms were well done and clean. The one drawback was on the first floor the acoustics were...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your good review. It is apparent that we do try and keep our standards at a high level, but of course we know that it is difficult to please all guests. We did have an issue with a noisy room while you were there. Other guests were also upset by these young guys who played music...

Brasilia, DF
Reviewed October 13, 2016

It´s good located but the rooms are noto good. For this price I could stay in better place in Cape Town. The girl recepcionist is very nice person, very profissional, like Jimmy of security. But the rest of the team is very poor. The internal room are good but the room far of reception are a knightmare, a of noise,...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Obviously this review doesn't please me, unlike most of the wonderful reviews we get on this platform. I am also sorry that I did not meet you personally, as I usually do with most of the guests. It must have been bad timing. If I was told there and then about your complaints, I would have investigated further, and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Amazing staff, amazing rooms, amazing breakfast, I can recommend this for anyone, old and young. Walking distance from the promenade, pretty central and easy to find. A must when you are on a business trip and looking for a good nights rest. These guys really have it all figured out.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

We love this review. Thanks Jannie, it makes our efforts worthwhile. I will gladly share this with all our staff.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 26, 2016

A very clean and decent place to stay with very friendly and lovely staff. Would definitely go back and stay at the same place. Good sized rooms with the front ones having very beautiful views. An addition of bath tubs to the showers would be awesome

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this. Please ask for a room with a bath tub next time. We have three rooms with tubs and hopefully one will be available for you. All the best.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Head South Lodge has become one of Cape Town's leading boutique hotels. The combination of its sophisticated style and funky atmosphere over 18 years, has proven to be an attractive mix for all guests. Position and service are the strong points of Head South. Guests are offered recommendations, and assisted with directions to sites within and outside of Cape Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Head South Lodge

Address: 215 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $75 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Head South Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Nice lodge if you have the right room”
 of 5 bubbles tubab, Mar 8, 2016 | Read review
“top floor with a view to the back of the hotel - are quiet and spacious rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LindsayM740, Dec 29, 2015 | Read review
“Room in the centre is quiet. Street facing rooms have a view and balcony. The back of the hotel sees Table Mountain.”
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 of 5 bubbles AntonN505, Dec 21, 2015 | Read review
“front street side rooms have water view and back rooms view Signal hill and quitter.”
 of 5 bubbles VerdeNdovo, Nov 30, 2015 | Read review
“Away from the main road and high up to avoid street sounds”
  • Top floor suite
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 of 5 bubbles AntonN505, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
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