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    The Lions

    49 Kloof Nek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “guest house” (16 reviews)
    “table mountain” (27 reviews)
    “leopard room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed only for one night at the Lion's guest house and arrived very late. The owner was very friendly and was present late to receive me. The room was equipped with everything only the bed was not very comfortable, but the breakfast made up...More

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    Thank Elisabeth H
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was my first trip going solo, so I was incredibly nervous and wasn't sure what to expect. Antony assisted me so well in advising about the transportation that I would be able to use as well as any other questions or queries that I...More

    Thank nastassja244
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Lions Guesthouse was a fabulous place to stay. The staff is warm, welcoming and eager to ensure you have a great time. They are very helpful assisting with transport, tours and giving recommendations and booking tours. The breakfast was delicious, and plated beautifully. The...More

    Thank jayel_9
    Response from antonymaltz, Owner at The LionsResponded 1 week ago

    We appreciate your time and effort in reviewing your positive stay. We really enjoyed hosting your stay and being able to help you with your transport, tours and general overall assistance to ensure that you had a memorable and positive experience. We hope to have...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The rooms of The Lions are very bright, the beds are comfy and the baths are newly renovated. It is only a few minutes walk from several nice restaurants and 10-15 min walk from the company gardens and downtown. The Lions have a beautiful backyard...More

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    Response from antonymaltz, Owner at The LionsResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It was awesome to have hosted your stay. We have recently upgraded our decor and so happy that you found it to be bright and that you made use of our private back garden. It...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have not experienced this brilliant customer service anywhere else! Small and cozy hotel with outstanding value for money! They picked us up from the airport and the drive was at the same time sightseeing tour! The breakfast was always from fresh fruits they bought...More

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    Thank elias982
    Response from antonymaltz, Owner at The LionsResponded 1 week ago

    That is super that your first time experience in Cape Town was memorable and positive. We are just happy to be a small part of it. We loved hosting your stay and pleased to have met you - always interesting meeting new guests but especially...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
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    July 1, 2017|
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    We will provide your name to the driver who will have a sign board with your details in the airport lounge where all drivers wait to connect with their guests. Please confirm if you require any help in planning any day... More
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    "Ask for the Leopard Room- it has the best view of Table Mountain."
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    "Avoid Rhino room if possible as below kitchen"
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    "Rhino room could be noisy with the walking in the breakfast room which is above it."
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