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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

As our train was cancelled and we couldn't fly till the following day we booked one night at the glam. It is definitely budget for Cape Town. The room was run down, with a shower cubicle in the corner of the room. It was comfortable enough but only if you have to. I'd not recommend it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Stay away, website says breakfast included, No Reception area, unsafe internet cafe where you expect a reception/dining hall to be. No Breakfast Facility! The reception lady told us to go to food lover market across the road! Booked the family room! Two beds next to each other - not separate rooms, towel rails lying on floor in bathroom upon arrival.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This hotel is well situated on the edge of Green Market Square in downtown Cape Town. The receptionists were very friendly and extremely helpful. The hotel is very clean and comfortable. Excellent situation for tourists wanting to do hop-on-hop-off bust tours of Cape Town. Several restaurants just across Green Market Square (5 minute walk).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Rachael thank you for your warm, helpful and prompt service when i asked questions about booking. I was sceptical on arrival when i saw the internet cafe at the entrance but when i saw our room my fears subsided. The decor and neatness of the room is a plus. I liked how there was room service daily and new towels.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

the rooms are very clean but when u book a room titled deluxe room u get a toilet next to ur bed. they think it perfectly acceptable. there is no service and no present management. its sad cos the cleaners obviously work very hard. but the toilet next to your bed is just too much to accept.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

After Agoda messed up my booking with a rated hotel at the waterfront, my driver recommended "The Glam" since it was very close to the venue of my meeting. The hotel is in a very old building and does not have a very welcoming reception area...The rooms are wonderful and comfortable. The area is safe and proximate to most activities... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Rachel (pronounced Rochelle) gave us (2 girls) tips on how to be cautious so we wouldn't get picked pocketed or robbed. She woke up at 2 am to let the driver in at the lobby so we can go shark caged diving. Thank you for taking such good care of us. We enjoyed the trip and felt better all because... More 

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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Glam. The rooms was spacious and clean. Everything that we wanted to do was within walking distance, which made it very comfortable. We would not mind to stay there again, it was a good experience.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

the room was in a good condition. However, there was no air-conditioners and the fan was missing until we enquired about it. Mosquitoes were an issue which could have been resolved with an airccon.The manager was never at the desk and we had to wait outside until she answered the door.

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Biel, Switzerland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Hotel is very nice and good situated. To bad, that there is no lobby, for example to wait. a taxi. Manager is friendly and helpful, but by arriving no informations about the second floor, the possibilities to travel in town.... the bathroom very big and nice, but no possibility to put something, just on the floor.

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Town's newest Boutique Accommodation - right in the middle of Cape Town. Beautiful Old Hollywood design throughout, with a touch of "old world incorporated with a classic crispness." The Glam is about enjoying life, having fun and making your experience memorable. We are perfectly nestled in the heart of the Central Business District of Cape Town, only steps away from GreenMarket Square which has seen a vast mix of cultures pass over its ancient cobbles. Perfectly located for anyone seeking the pleasure of shopping or the thrill of the clubbing. Don't forget how close we are to the natural scenery the Mother City has to offer you, whether on holiday or business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Glam

Address: 40 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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