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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was very comfortable to stay in and is located around really nice restaurants. I love that the hotel gave us few breakfast places to chose from so we could have something different each day. Communication with the hotel prior to arrival was all good, Carin and Sindi responded quickly to my e-mails which is appreciated. Sindi was extremely... More 

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

On behalf of Hippo Boutique I would like to humbly apologise for your disappointing experience with regards to the airport transfer. We have been using the same transfer company for many years and they have always delivered a high standard of service. We would like to assure you that we at Hippo Boutique Hotel pride ourselves in delivering the best... More 

Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We were hosting in the Hippo Hotel for a few days, we are a group of friends, our time there was perfect, the hotel is in perfect condition and the hotel´s services were accurate. The idea of breakfast in different place is was very interesting (ask for it) Also the hotel is a very nice zone, plenty of nice restaurants,... More 

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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 spacious rooms, spoilt choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us... More 

Scottsdale
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Us and 2 other couples stayed here for 5 lovely nights. The rooms were spacious, comfortable and all the amenities we needed. Location was perfect and loved the convenience to everything and especially Jerry's and the Fat Cactus Restaurants below(great staff and good food)! The breakfast voucher was a great way to go and give you lots of variety but... More 

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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 recent stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our spacious rooms, spoilt choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with... More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Modern design, excellent service, very well kept. Lots of good restaurants within a couple of blocks. One of the things that we really liked was that instead of a breakfast buffet they have made arrangements with a few of the local restaurants so that you can try different restaurants and entrees each day. This is a nice change from the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us 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 spacious rooms, spoilt choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We trust that you will stay with us again so... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The hotel is on the outside end of Long Street, about a 25 minute walk from the V&A Waterfront, and 10 minutes from the bulk of shops and restaurants on Long. The suite we had was really cute, and well equipped with a small kitchen area, sitting area, and a bedroom/bathroom (they're open to each other upstairs). Breakfast is not... More 

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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 

Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

An absolutely great hotel with modern, big rooms. We even got a terrace with a nice view to the mountains. Central location, with plenty of restaurants close by. I loved the breakfast arrangement, where you can choose which neighbor restaurant to eat at. The staff at hippo are suprer friendly and helpful. I will definitely stay here on my next... More 

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

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. 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 to Cape Town! Adine Perel General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Great chic/boutique hotel. Really nice and spacious rooms - we had our 14 year old daughter staying with us and there was loads of room. It is brilliantly located in the Kloof district with loads of cafes and independent shops. It's also no more than 10 mins from the V&A Waterfront. Definitely recommend it and very good value

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us 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 spacious rooms, spoilt choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We trust that you will stay with us again so... More 

Scarsdale, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

There is so much to see and do in Cape Town that five nights was barely enough. Great sights and fabulous restaurants. The dollar went very far. With regards to the Hippo Boutique Hotel, the room was ver modern and the staff wa every friendly and helpful. The location off Kloof Street provided ample food choices, a trendy neighborhood, and... More 

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

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 that you enjoyed your time spent at Hippo Boutique Hotel and the welcoming service offered, met your expectations. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job! We look... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Very special hotel in a great area. Rooms are wonderful. Breakfast can be chosen from different cafes in the area. Parking is in the garage very safe. There are lots of restaurants in walking distance.

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

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. We are looking at how to minimise 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 to Cape Town!... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

In an effort to get away from the luxury (isolated) resort style hotels, we found this ideal option up on upper Kloof St, in the restaurant district. After being collected at the airport and whisked into the city, we were pleased to be allowed an early check in. We had one of the smaller rooms but it was still bigger... More 

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

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. 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 to Cape Town! Adine Perel General Manager More 

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Amenities

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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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: $82 - $170 (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
#41 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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