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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here previously in one of the external rooms and it was lovely. However, I'm not sure if things have generally deteriorated or whether there is quite a marked disrepancy between the quality of the accomodation but the room we stayed in this time was really disappointing considering it was a superior classic. Good: central location, reasonable price...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No internet in my room. Unable to contact reception early in the morning or later in the evening. Only one DSTV channel - super sport 1 Towels were filthy No TV in room. Terrible layout. No breakfast available before 8:00 am

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was right off the pool in a unit that was in need of so many things. The carpet was stained, the paint was awful and tired, the internet for the room was sporadic at best (you should see the number of wires and cables they have, it is embarrassing in this day and age and in Cape Town...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The photo's on the website are very deceiving, as the rooms do not look like that anymore. The bathroom was not very clean, towels old and dirty, did not feel very comfortable taking a shower in teh bathroom. Would NOT recommend it to anyone.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We had the hotel driver meet us at the airport and arrived at the hotel close to eleven pm. Much to our chagrin, there was no one to greet us! The driver made numerous calls and after 45 minutes reached someone who told him how to unlock the gate. While we were glad to finally get in, it was very...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 27, 2016

I thought I was lost as I was routed down narrow one way streets in what seemed to not be the nicest part of CT. Dunkley is situated on a narrow street and the only parking was four houses away so I parked with 2 wheels on the pavement and hoped the rental wouldn't be broken into. Once you go...

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Kci Z, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and it means a lot to us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, parking is a bit problematic but the street is very secure with very little to no car theft. We hope to accommodate you on your next visit to Cape Town. Thank you

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Dunkley House (DH) is the place to be, just 15 minutes walk to Cape Town Central and 15 minutes from the Airport by car. Rooms are spacious with tab and hot water all through; they have DVD players in the rooms and a collection of movies with free access at the reception. Breakfast was relatively good, though with a slight...

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Kci Z, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest Thank you for your review We are glad to hear you really enjoyed your stay with us, and we will keep on improving to offer you and other fellow beloved guest a wonderful stay. We look forward to seeing you back in Cape Town to explore a bit further of our hidden gem. Thank you

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Dunkley House is conveniently located not far from Long Street and in a cute residential area with gardens nearby and the Jewish Museum. Having stayed there twice before, it could do with a bit of tlc and redecoration and it would be nice if the honesty bar could be reinstated. However, it still has a nice relaxed atmosphere and it...

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Kci Z, Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest Thank you for your great review and we value it. We are happy to know that you enjoyed you lovely stay with us for the 4th time and Thank you for bringing up the renovation issue and we assure you its a work in progress for the whole main building and we will go an extra mile...

Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed September 15, 2016

I was robed 3 times. The first time, the 300 $ has been stolen. When I have arrived in hotel, it turned out that the safe was damaged. Its repair, realized by a manager Kezy Zulu, did not help, and I was forced to hide dollars among my personal things. The very thorough revision of my things was needed to...

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dunkleyhouse, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest Thank you for your most valued feedback. To add on to the last week review( same) which you posted, we apologise that your stay with us was that bad but we try our level best to make sure that all our guest and their belongings are kept safe and we havent had a problem with theft scandals...

Oulu, Finland
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Hotel was in good place and i liked the room. It was beautiful. There was a bath, like i wanted and i could change the room temperature warmer, if i wanted. There was a radio, and i just love to listen to music. And lots of different lights, that i could choose, which is best for me. Breakfast was nice,they...

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dunkleyhouse, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest Thank you for your most valued feedback. We appreciate your honest and we strive to offer only but the best of service and we are happy you really enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A jewel in Cape Town's crown, Dunkley House is a shining example of how modern design and styling can enhance a period property's original features. From a family residence built in the early 1900's, we have created an elegant, contemporary boutique guest establishment in a quaint Victorian street in Cape Town's historic old quarter offering luxury accommodation in the City Bowl. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunkley House

Address: 3B Gordon Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $58 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dunkley House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms 8 & 9 probably the best”
 of 5 bubbles I8483XVannm, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 6,7 and 8 have more modern bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles Maggiewray, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the superior rooms if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaPhil, Nov 17, 2015 | Read review
“I liked my room, number 4, spacious and with plunge pool.”
  • room number 4 has a plunge pool
  • something else, a black bath
 of 5 bubbles GoSouthAfrica, Dec 7, 2014 | Read review
“In summer, go for room with a pool.”
 of 5 bubbles BOpeep_10, Sep 1, 2014 | Read review
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