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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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Toronto
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60 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place overall to stay. Our room very large, cool decor and quiet as a mouse. Th hotel is in an excellent location near good eating spots, and we enjoyed our breakfasts around the corner. Close to sights. Free parking. Excellent service. Amazing value overall.

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Thank chipchip
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a trendy hotel situated in the "hip area" of Cape Town. The receptionists (moline and Schwarz) were so helpful in getting my boarding passes and planning the whole itinerary. They'll also arrange taxis so in the end we didn't hire a car. Although if you ask me, Cape Town is pretty walkable in the day at least. The... More 

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Thank Mariam M
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. We have started with our double glazing with regards to the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you... More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at hippo boutique for 3 nights. We arrived late & the hotel arranged a transfer for us from the airport- someone was there to greet us at the airport & the transfer was a reasonable price. We had a standard room & were surprised how big it was. Loads of room with a kitchenette area, tea and coffee... More 

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Thank Emilyd1987
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback after your stay with us. We were delighted to receive your commendations about the impressive service offered. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To start off I need to say the food options for this hotel are amazing. It's full table service in your room which is SERIOUSLY nice. Last night we had Mexican delivered from Fat Cactus (which was amazing but that's another review) and the waitresses bought it directly up to our room as if we were sitting down at their... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments. We have started our double glazing process for the front rooms and this should ensure all our rooms are quiet. The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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96 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in the executive suite, it was located in the 3rd floor (#318) and -following other guest advices- we got a rear facing room. It was peaceful and quite. Ambiance and decor was ultra modern. Extra comfy king size bed. Strong WIFI connection. Centrally located in CP with plenty of cafes and dining options just a... More 

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Thank Eli L
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to us, we will follow up the housekeeping to improve the customer experience. We are so... More 

Port Townsend, Washington
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking from half a world away, I was hoping that the photos and descriptions were accurate of the hotel where my daughter and I would stay during our once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cape Town. Wow, what a surprise. The hotel was even better than we expected! It is centrally located (we walked down trendy Long Street to the V&A waterfront) with... More 

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Thank Jillbuhler
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to move rooms after the first night as the rooms on the 1st floor facing the parking are unbearably noisy. Constant generator and AC noise which gets worse at 03h00. From the second night there was a great improvement. I was lucky enough to get ungraded. The breakfast vouchers give you some great options for the restaurants surrounding... More 

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Thank InyatiSafari
Hippotique, Guest Relations Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day Leighanne, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your experience. We sincerely apologize for your first night's experience with regards to the noise from the street parking and the restaurants AC units on the roof. We are taking the necessary steps to improve our soundproofing and we are on the process of getting... More 

Johannesburg
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the second night there was a great improvement. I was lucky enough to get ungraded. I had to move rooms after the first night as the rooms on the 1st floor facing the parking are unbearably noisy. Constant generator and AC noise which gets worse at 03h00. The breakfast vouchers give you some great options for the restaurants surrounding... More 

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Thank Leighanne D
Hippotique, Guest Relations Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your experience. We sincerely apologize for your first night's experience with regards to the noise from the street parking and the restaurants AC units on the roof. We are taking the necessary steps to improve our soundproofing and we are on the process of getting double glazing installed.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Modern, spacious rooms and helpful, friendly staff. The breakfast vouchers for the surrounding restaurants are generous and you can order in from several surrounding restaurants. Free parking is a bonus.

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Hippotique, Guest Relations Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your experience here at Hippo Boutique hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed our spacious rooms, the area with all the variety of restaurants, as well as our breakfast option setup. We hope that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hotel, with a helpful staff and very nice rooms. It is within walking distance of main streets and sites as well as public transport. There are many nice restaurants nearby with a wide range of food. They arranged airport transport and were helpful about navigating the city. The hotel was a good value for the... More 

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Thank Diana F
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find yourself in the hub of Cape Town's trendy cafe culture when staying at Hippo Boutique Hotel. This popular hotel boasts 20 standard rooms and 5 exclusive lofts - all spacious air-conditioned rooms are equipped with King sized beds, designer furniture, stainless steel kitchenettes, complimentary parking on the premises as well as 24hour wireless internet access keeping you connected 24 hours a day!On the ground floor you'll find a choice of 3 excellent restaurants catering to every palette, from the best burgers at Jerry's to authentic Thai cuisine at Simply Asia finishing with a Mexican fiesta at Fat Cactus. Hippo is conveniently situated close to the centre of town - an ideal base from where you can explore all Cape Town has to offer you! Our team is well known for their exceptional customer service and are always ready with a smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $69 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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