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Welgelegen Boutique Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence


#16 of 161 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Welgelegen Boutique Guest House, is located in a tranquil and quiet corner of Oranjezicht in two Victorian houses - just a short walk from the bustling Kloof Street, where some of Cape Town's Best Restaurants Cape Town's best local restaurants, bars and artisanal stores can be explored. The Cableway, Camps Bay and The Waterfront are no more than a ten minute drive away, and with views of both Table Mountain and Lion's Head, Welgelegen truly lives up to its translation: Well situated.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Welgelegen We spent 3 nights in this small guesthouse and loved every minute of it. The location is perfect – a quiet residential neighborhood and at the same time great for getting around Cape Town (within walking distance of Kloof Street and the Waterfront). Staff were
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Response from returnafrica, General Manager at Welgelegen Boutique Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Wow! what a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your feedback. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. The Welgelegen Team.
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Property's Favorite Review
This place is just amazing, it’s just a gem. The staff and I do mean all of them were superb. Breakfasts were to die for. I just cannot say anything else. I would personally like to thank everybody you are just the best. 100% from me Richard.
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Response from returnafrica, Guest Relations Manager at Welgelegen Boutique Guest House
Responded Feb 12, 2019
Thank you very much for your amazing 5* review. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to my team! :) We look forward to your return, The Welgelegen Team
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Our travel agent recommended this hotel and I am not sure we would have thought to stay here or in this area without her suggestion. The hotel is located in a historical residential part of the city with an abundance of great bars and restaurants a short walk away in Kloof
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We have had 3 amazing nights at this hotel. It’s in a great location and Cape Town is fabulous, but what makes it super special are the staff. GM Prince was brilliant, helpful and informative. Nothing was too much trouble. Sydney, Simon and TK were fabulous as were the ladies
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Response from returnafrica, General Manager at Welgelegen Boutique Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Marc and Jannette, Once again happy 25th Anniversary. We are so delighted that you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team.We hope to have you back in the near future and take part in more of your life's celebrations and milestones.
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What a fantastic hotel. My daughter and I stayed here for 8 nights and loved it. The location is really good as it is an easy walk along Kloof Street to good restaurants and shops and it offers a peaceful oasis away from the centre of the city. Uber’s are plentiful and cheap, so
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Response from returnafrica, General Manager at Welgelegen Boutique Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Lee and Charlotte, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Olga, Simon, Sydney and the rest of the team know that they made an impact during your stay. We are always pleased to be your second home whenever you are in Cape Town. We look forward to hearing about Charlotte's meerkat's research and hope she sends us a lot of pictures. The Welgelegen team
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View of table mountain
This is the view from our room, looking across the street to Table Mountain
Room No. 3
View of Table Mountain from the front of the property
Do you have rooms with two beds?
Good morning, Yes we do, all of our rooms can be made into twin rooms. :)
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Do you have hair dryers in your rooms?
Yes, but due to the water shortage, I didn’t wash my hair.
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We used Marine Dynamics - they do pick up services in Cape Town I believe...keep in mind that all shark diving trips are weather dependant & Cape Town to the shark diving area (Gansbaai/Kleinsbaai) is a good 2-3hr drive...have a fantastic trip....
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Yes, and they were very quick with the service
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"Ask for a room with a view of Table Mountain - think there are two!"
"Room number 12 has a private terrace."
"#7 view of table mountain"
"Room 11 was very comfortable."
"Accessibility and location"
$133 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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