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Parker Cottage

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06/06/2017 06/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful 3 night stay at this cottage. I can not fault anything about it. The room was lovely, great decoration and extremely comfy bed and great shower was lovely. The breakfast were great and had ample choice. The staff were friendly and helpful and we were given excellent advice regarding tourist attractions to visit. The transport arranged...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Good morning Richard thanks so much for all the wonderful comments about our guesthouse, Parker Cottage The best reward for us is when our guests feel happy and at home here Hopefully it was not your last visit here Kindest regards Pamela & team

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay at Parker Cottage. Pamela is great. Really helpful and informative and so laid back she gets you in to holiday mode. Arranged tickets for Table Mountain for us to beat the queues. Parker Cottage is in a great location for walking in to Cape Town city during the day and on a night for meals...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the compliments and for taking time to write about Parker Cottage Guesthouse ......we appreciate it highly hope to welcome you soonest again xx Pamela & team

Carbondale, CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Parker Cottage for one week during our stay at Cape Town. Not only was the accommodation superb- beautifully appointed rooms, amazing gourmet breakfast and serene gardens, but each and every member of the staff was welcoming, pleasant and professional. Pamela, our hostess, exceeded all of our expectations. So sweet, accommodating and capable. We were visiting family...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Eileen and Tim thank you for this wonderful feedback, It is easy to perform well when we have such amazing guests like you to stay at Parker Cottage Guesthouse. We enjoyed greatly having you here and your family members from South Africa aswell We hope you had a safe trip back and to see you soon again in Tamboerskloof...

Province of Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Parker Cottage and although the owner has changed it still is THE place to stay.. Such very friendly staff , great atmosphere and the legendary breakfasts. Ideally positioned with views of Table Mountain with many very good restaurants within a five minute walk. Nothing was to much trouble and help and recommendations freely given....

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Good morning thank you so much for taking the time to write on Tripadvisor, it is always highly appreciated - loved having you here and hope to see you soonest back in wonderful Cape Town sunny regards Pamela & team

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Parker cottage for 3 nights as a party of six.The breakfast are divine with an excellent choice,yogurts, parfait,fresh fruit ,pancakes,juices and a wide range of cooked dishes.Weather permitting breakfast is served on the terrace,An honesty bar is available for guests use and tea and coffee can be made whenever you want. Pamela and the team are very...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review - well done on my dog Vodka to make a good impression aswell......... Hopefully seeing you back in Cape Town soon again sunny regards Pamela & team

Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife took me by surprise to Capetown celebrating my 40th Birthday and could not have made any better choice for our accommodation. Knowing I like authentic, local experiences she booked us into Parker Cottage. Quality of rooms and breakfast are impeccable but what stroke us most was the thorough and genuine care Pamela and her team took of us....

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Middlesbrough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our three night stay at Parker Cottage. Pamela is a wonderful hostess who makes you feel relaxed and at home immediately. All the staff are lovely, so friendly and helpful.The room we had was spacious and had everything we needed. A quick trip to the kitchen for early morning tea to take back upstairs was no hardship. The...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (2 parents - 3 children : 5 adults) spent a week here in April under the new owner . We had rooms 9 and 10, then actually used 4 and 7 later in the week - our request. The rooms are wonderful, the beds of highest quality and all amenities provided. The new owner, Pamela, is a wonderful person,...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

We thank you sincerely for this wonderful review - we spent a wonderful week with you and felt very sorry that you had to get up at 3am for the sharks.....just joking We hope you had a safe journey back and see you soonest in Africa again kindest regards Pamela & team

Berkeley, CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a feeling that the new owner will raise the already high standards Parker Cottage staff and service already uphold. Charming hostess, smiling staff, incredible breakfast, comfortable rooms, great recommendations, and a service-first attitude. We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Parker Cottage, so much so that we encouraged the travel agent who booked our safaris to try to visit...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the fabulous review - it pleases us when guests feel this way at Parker Cottage Guesthouse - hopefully we will see you again in lovely Cape Town Pamela & team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed 3 nights here at Parker Cottage, and thought it was fabulous. The breakfasts on the verandah and a late afternoon beer and wine on the same verandah were a highlight. There were a number of great restaurants local. Very friendly team of Pamela, Tomas and staff made our Cape Town stay so much more personable than a...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Mark and it was a pleasure having you here with us to Thank your for the nice review - hope to see you soon again at Parkers...... Pamela & team

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parker Cottage! We’re a little different than the usual hotel or guesthouse experience. Rather than being just a conventional ‘place to sleep’, we offer a very much unplugged, urban retreat right in the creative heart of Cape Town. So although we offer free and fast internet, we don't do minibars, piped music or even reception desks. Think of us like a country house in the middle of the city. We’re the kind of place where you can rediscover the art of conversation, endless breakfasts and total serenity. Parker is a social place too: our legendary free wine evenings occur at least twice a week and there’s no ‘cut off’ time for our gourmet breakfasts either. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parker Cottage

Address: 3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $116 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parker Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Parker Cottage Hotel Cape Town Central
Parker Cottage Cape Town, South Africa
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“Each room is unique so any would be great..”
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“We were in 4, 7, 9 and 10. All excellent. (4 and 5 on the second floor) Quiet at night, and guests are very respectful of each other”
Jollyger, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Von Veyh room was large and quiet.”
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“Spend a bit extra for a Beautiful room.”
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