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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked this hotel after the great reviews on tripadvisor and wasn't disappointed at all. The hotel is easy to find and in a great location. Secure and free parking for your vehicle. Breakfast wasn't included, but there's many bars, restaurants, and cafes close by. The room was very large and clean. Only negative were the beds were uncomfortable, but... More 

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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Hippo Boutique Hotel is great hotel located on Park Street admits the energetic vide of Kloofnek road. Rooms are spacious and clean. Our room had a bar fridge stocked with beers, wine, creamer, juices, water and chocolate. There was a microwave oven and small bar sink, dishes, cups, tea kettle etc. Bath towels were of great quality and both... More 

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Thank LG-lifesgreat
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 

Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms at the rear of the property were nice and large. They were stylishly set out. The hotel is in a great location close to food, shops and bars. Even though the room was at the back of the property (avoiding the street noise), it was still a bit loud with noises in the hotel. One of the breakfast... More 

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Thank po-purri
Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants. We are looking at how to minimize the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include double glazing for the windows and insulating the ceiling. Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Boutique Hotel located in a area where you can find everything since bars, markets till little stores. The room is incredible, It has everything you need and the location just next to Lion Heads makes it perfect located. If you like partying or even enjoying a food with friends and beers, there are plenty of bars right next when... More 

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1 Thank ghcest
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 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms nice size and clean. Mini kitchen with microwave. First room i was given was at the front about Jerry Cafe and Bar which is very noisy at night. Asked for another room and was given a new room very quickly. Not a lot of choice with TV channels. I found the Wi-Fi to be a bit slow. Restaurants and... More 

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

On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants. We are looking at how to minimize the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include double glazing for the windows and insulating the ceiling. We are doing a full signal check on... More 

Wilderness, South Africa
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52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a repeat visit since staying here in April 2016. This establishment is still a great stay, but we found it very noisy this time. also we noted that there are only 5 TV channels available. this is not a cheap stay, so we expected more. a small thing is that the bathroom had no pegs to hand towels... More 

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Thank rrustler
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 each one with an action plan to improve our overall... More 

Bad Lippspringe, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay in Cape Town. Really cool hotel - very clean, really great rooms that are well maintained, fab breakfast set up (they are affiliated to several cafes/ restaurants so you can choose where to eat breakfast), helpful staff, excellent value for money and perfect location off the hip and busy Kloof Street. We'll absolutely... More 

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1 Thank loisjkt
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 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

The hotel's location is excellent - 20 steps from Kloof Street, close to the Wellness Mall and a 15 minute walk to the historic center, where you'll find the Sightseeing Bus office and its main stop, on Long Street. There are 2 bars downstairs, which can be an attractive option for groups of friends or anyone looking for the young... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your stay with us. We rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. Your feedback has therefore been... More 

Marina del Rey, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Just got back from a week long business/vacation trip in South Africa, where I stayed at the Hippo in Cape Town. On the positives, it was a great room, in a great location, the hotel was trendy without overly doing it. We had one of the large 2 story rooms and enjoyed having the extra space. We also had a... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

The room was nice, clean and well appointed. The bathroom with heated floor and a sweet shower was well appreciated after spending time in the bush. Below the hotel there are convenient restaurants, though Kloof and Long streets are nearby and offer plenty of options. Best to watch yourself walking any side streets at night for risk of getting harassed... More 

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

Good Day, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for giving positive feedback regarding our spacious rooms and the central location with the variety of restaurants. Yes, at night time it is important to take extra caution when walking around the area, but as... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $77 - $178 (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 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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