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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Rather disappointing booked a luxury room was taken to another section of the hotel outside the main building was given a on the first floor. View was disguisting over seeing a terrible dirty shade with junk dumped. The plus side not work,the TV did not work. The manager on duty showed some interest but no apology and rather unfriendly.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located and convenient for attending the CTICC. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Whilst the quality of the service and accommodation remains high, the level of harassment whilst sitting on the outside patio is not acceptable. You cannot sit outside without being approached by any number of people from the street begging / soliciting money.

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Pinetown, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you enter until you departure, you are well looked after in this establishment. The rooms are beautifully styled and very spacious. I had both supper and breakfast at the establishment, and both we divine. Keep up the good work. I will definitely be back in 2017.

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Glossop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb friendly and helpful service at this hotel. Although we were initially disappointed not to have a room at the front of the hotel with views of table mountain, we were rewarded with rooms at the back which do not have the traffic noise. Rooms have everything you need for an enjoyable stay and would recommend it.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

The hotel room was stylish and comfy, the breakfast was amazing, and the staff were wonderful. The hotel is central so traveling around capetown from there was easy. Would definitely stay over again in the future!

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thank you for your awesome comments which really does inspire us and helps us to believe that we are on the right track! We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards Paul and the HOTS Team

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Rooms were spotless clean with comfortable mattresses and pillows , staff very helpful and friendly and delicious breakfast. Ironing facilities were also provided. All in all I enjoyed staying there and will definitely stay there again and recommend it to my friends and family.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your positive review!!! I am so pleased to see your comments about the rooms, meals and staff! Please come and visit us again soon! Kind regards Paul and the Team

Reviewed December 11, 2016

I rarely write reviews but my stay at Hollow On The Square hotel (main building) from 26 November 2016, for 8 days was very comfortable. Right from the reception at check in, thanks Bryan, to the buffet breakfast, thanks Austin. The wifi was very good as I got a complimentary for my two devices even without asking! The entire staff...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your extremely positive review! Thanks to for singling out staff who we have commended!! I'm so glad that you want to stay here again and we really do want HOTS to be your home from home! Yours in hospitality Paul and the Team

Warwick
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

I was travelling with a tour cricket group Gullivers Sports Travel and stayed 9 days. We as a group were not in the main part of the hotel but in a separate section around the corner. The rooms are spacious and mine had a very good shower with a lot of space. A note card was left by the cleaner...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest It was wonderful having the cricket group here and we enjoyed your great spirit and kindness towards the staff! Thanks for the kind feedback and we look forward to having you and your fellow cricket fans back again! Yours in hospitality Paul and the HOTS Team

Makati City
Reviewed November 17, 2016

I am torn whether to rate this hotel average or higher than that - for a few reasons. Location-wise, it is near the CITCC which was the venue of my conference so it would seem convenient - which it is, except that one can get approached by homeless people anytime specially at night. It didn't help that the room given...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your honest and detailed review. I have commended the staff that you spoke highly of and they greatly appreciate your feedback! Re the cockroach, we do take hygiene extremely seriously and we have regular visits by a pest control company as well as a hygiene audit company which we pay for because we...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience for me at this hotel. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Catering to my needs and guiding me as a single traveller. The rooms are extremely clean and spacious. Security was present too. Location wise, its easily accessible to both Long Street and the Waterfront, walking distance. Overall a recommended place to stay for...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you so much for the kind words which does inspire us to keep offering graet service. We hope to see you back again soon! Yours in hospitality Paul and the HOTS Team

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hollow on the Square is conveniently situated within walking distance of the famous V&A Waterfront, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), and just minutes from other inner city shopping meccas such as Green Market Square, St Georges Mall and the beautiful Flower Market. This trendy modern city hotel offers 56 large semi-self catering en-suite bedrooms with all modern amenities. The eco-friendly addition to the hotel, The Green Annexe, an oasis of 'green'-inspired hospitality, boasts 30 stylishly calm rooms, which have all been created with energy-efficient and environmentally sound materials, without compromising on luxury. The trendy public areas portray a French-chic vibe and include a relaxed lounge and dining area with cocktail bar and patio. For keeping you connected 24-7 we have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. For the first-time travellers to Cape Town, or for guests who need assistance with anything to do with Cape Town, our friendly Concierge is available to help enrich your stay in the 'Mother City'. Not only do we offer advice, but also a shuttle service and tours within the city and surrounds (booking advisable), car hire and the ease of foreign currency exchange within the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

Address: 9 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $122 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“All rooms are good. I definitely like the Green Annex more, but all are good and tastefully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles elizek2014, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles lyneatta, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I do not know about other rooms/ floors as I never visited them.”
 of 5 bubbles evanm646, Dec 22, 2016 | Read review
“If you want to walking at night and being solicited by homeless then ask for room in main building”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust315, Nov 17, 2016 | Read review
“4th floor over looking the square was good”
 of 5 bubbles jacquid1962, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
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