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Hippo Boutique Hotel

5-9 Park Road Gardens Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Have have spent a significant amount of nights over the last couple of months in this hotel and it was truly a please. The staff were always friendly, the rooms big and well furnished and right in the hub of kloof street. Highly recommended and a bug thank you to Adine and the team there for looking after me. Great service and value
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I spent two days at the hotel. the room was very clean and comfortable and the staff very helpful. the location is nice with many bars and restaurants nearby and an uber alwaysjust a minute away to take me wherever i wanted to go.
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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your positive feedback and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hippo Hotel in the near future.
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Booked via Booking.com having checked Trip Advisor ratings. We’ve just had 7 nights B&B here. Room was well equipped and clean, including a kettle, microwave and fridge. The staff were very helpful and friendly and great breakfast options were served next door in Jerry’s. We walked (35 mins stroll to the waterfront) or called an Uber (~8 mins) to and from the hotel each day. We would recommend the hotel and it’s location for couples or travellers who want to avoid premium hotel rates down towards the waterfront.
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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments pertaining to your recent stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear about the impressive service offered during your recent stay with us. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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We (my boyfriend and I) were staying 4 nights in this wonderful place. It's location was perfect since it was right around the corner of Long Street and not far from Bo-Kaap and the Table Mountain Station. The rooms were amazing and stunned us...so spacious, clean and pretty. The staff was incredibly nice and helpful. Parking lot is supervised and extremely safe.
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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
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 restaurant for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town!
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My hubby and I stayed at the hippo for a week. I loved our spacious room. The cleaning is extremely efficient, the breakfasts are quite good, internet is fast. Gardens is a fabulous neighbourhood, safe with lots of security and no beggars. The room had a safe, there is a Woolworth’s food nearby. The bed is super comfy. When we come back, we would stay here again.
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Response from Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel
Responded Aug 5, 2019
Thank you for taking the time write down a review about your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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$86 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hippo boutique cape town
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
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