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Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments

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13 Merriman Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse has surpassed all of our expectations. The location is fantastic (5 minutes drive back to the city centre or waterfront), the views are breath-taking, the owners and staff very friendly and accommodating, the rooms were stylish and comfortable. Overall a fantastic place to stay and true value for money! I recommend this place any day

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Thank AlynsB
Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this lovely review! So pleased you were happy staying with us at Bluegum! Best Wishes!! Aissa and Ughetta More 

London
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

My partner and I stayed here for 8 nights and I chose it on the strength of the Trip Advisor reviews below. We couldn't have been more happy with our choice. The guesthouse was immaculate, with an outstanding view and the lovely ladies who run it were incredibly friendly and helpful. Delicious breakfast and some nice touches like an honesty... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you so much for your review - we really do appreciate it! So very pleased that you were both happy here :) Thank you for choosing to stay with us!! Ughetta & Aissa More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay Bluegum. The views are simply stunning, looking out over the stadium and waterfront area, and the location is great as is close to all the main downtown areas and the beaches. Aisa and Ughetta were great hosts and were extremely helpful with booking activities and tips on restaurant and things to do. I would recommend... More 

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Thank grahaml760
Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you so much for giving us your review and recommendation Graham! Much appreciated and we are so happy that your stay with us was a good one for you! We also love the view as it is always a different picture! Best Wishes from Cape Town! Ughetta and Aissa More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What a lovely spot, everyone so helpful and friendly. Will definitely go back. The apartment is perfect for a couple or someone staying for a few days. Staples and kitchen equipment provided. Completely satisfied.

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Thank 606diannes
Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your review! :) So glad that you were happy and comfortable staying with us! Best Wishes from all of us here! Ughetta and Aissa More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Stunning view from the terrace where one is welcome to enjoy breakfast, drinks etc. Perfect location as near by Watwerfront, the city and all the sophisticated beaches of Cape Town. As anywhere else in South Africa one needs a car as decent public transportation is rather inexistent in the country. Fantastic healthy bread that only exists in Western Cape is... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Dominique!! Thank you for giving us your review!! Much appreciated! Yes the seed bread is really delicious! Sorry to hear it seems like you cant get it in JHB... you will have to take some back next time you visit Cape Town! Thank you again for staying with us at Bluegum Hill! Ughetta and Aissa and our wonderful Staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent guesthouse. Loved the location , quiet area close to the waterfront and Long street. Great view of the stadium and harbor. Very pleasant and helpful owners whose service and advice made navigating Cape Town simple. They will do bookings for you, advise you on how to best get around. You really do feel well taken care... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again!! Thank you for staying with us! :) So glad that you both had a good stay and that you managed to see and do so much for your special time together in Cape Town! Pleased we could be of service! Thank you for giving us this lovely review! It is wonderful to have. Best Wishes from all of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

This place is a gem in the city with superb views across the sport stadium and Green Point. The rooms were all beautifully decorated as was the communal living area. Ughetta and Aissa operate an 'honest bar' policy where you can help yourself and make a note of the drinks taken. Sadly we only had 2 nights here as we... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you both so much for the review!! We really appreciate it so much! So very glad that you both had a great time here and that Bluegum Hill was a great part of your SA holiday! We were indeed very lucky with the weather! Take care of yourselves and we hope to see yo again some day! Best... More 

Macclesfield
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Owners were amazing with helping us out. Available in the mornings and evenings. Booked tickets online for us and printed them. Offered suggestions what to do , gave us maps and tips. Extremely useful stuff for tourists. The view was amazing. The place was very clean. Breakfasts are huge compared to other places. Thank you so much it kept us... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from Bluegum! Thank you for the in depth review :) - it's really so nice to get feed back like this! We are so happy that you enjoyed being here at Bluegum Hill and that we could help make your holiday time in Cape Town wonderful! With best wishes! Ughetta and Aissa More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We have stayed at the Blue Gum Hill on our last trip to South Africa some 13 years ago and enjoyed it then.It took me now some time to locate the guest house again. But it was certainly worth the effort. It did not loose any of ist touch. Unsurpassed views of the waterfront paired with cordial hospitality and excellent... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again!! Thank you firstly for coming back to stay with us once again :) and also for taking the time to give us this review! We really appreciate it!! So pleased that you found us! and that we did not disappoint you all these years later! Cape Town has grown a lot in these past 13 years and it... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed in the Penthouse for 13 nights and could not believe the views! Best location in Cape Town - we had previously considered some of the main hotels but they were fully booked, however when in Cape Town and saw the location of the hotels we had considered, we were so pleased we were not staying there as all... More 

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you for this lovely and in depth review! :) So lovely to have! We really enjoyed having you both to stay and are so pleased that you had a great time here at Bluegum Hill and The Penthouse! It did not feel quite the same when you left after such a long stay... Merriman Road is indeed... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come home to one of the most breathtaking views in Cape Town beneath the Bluegum trees on Signal Hill. Peace and tranquility close to City and Waterfront. Panoramic views across Table Bay to Robben Island. Africa’s colourful history and warmth reflected in the artistic decor, relaxed atmosphere and friendly hospitality. Characterful bedrooms, generous breakfasts and complimentary refreshments. Sundowners on the lookout deck, sparkling salt-water pool. Children welcome. Tourist info, airport transfers, tours, car hire gladly arranged. German understood.Three Star Graded. Established 1995. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments

Address: 13 Merriman Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $62 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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