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5 Norman Rd Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 01/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from House on the Hill
Updated 01/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#24 of 159 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central
african styled self catering and B&B rooms all with en-suite bathrooms, family, triple, double and single rooms. Rooms have all you need, with tea/coffee making facilities, safe, TV and fresh linen and towels. If you are looking for a quiet, clean base camp to explore the city, look no further. Waterfront and City Centre are just a 10 minutes walk away. See you soon!
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Street parking
Kid-friendly buffet
Canoeing offsite
Board games / puzzles
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Residential Neighborhood
Languages Spoken
English, German
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Rob C wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York603 contributions105 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay at House on the Hill. It is convenient to the V & A waterfront and also has a number of restaurants nearby. We particularly enjoyed Giovanni’s an Italian deli with excellent take out side salad options. The staff and House on the Hill were knowledgeable and helpful regarding nearby attractions.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from servicecombo, Owner at House on the Hill
Responded Mar 22, 2020
Thanks a lot. Yes, out location is unbeatable, central and quiet... And what would we do without Giovanni's?!? Best regards
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Kim R wrote a review Feb 2020
37 contributions5 helpful votes
Great location near Waterfront. Friendly owners and staff, helpful with organising trips to see the city. Bright and clean rooms. Environmentally conscious. Good breakfast and coffee. I would recommend a stay!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from servicecombo, Owner at House on the Hill
Responded Feb 22, 2020
Thank you so much! I am glad you are enjoying your stay with us!!! And it reads like our description, this is all we aim for. Have a good time in south Africa
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ArneDahl wrote a review Oct 2019
Frankfurt, Germany7 contributions
We stayed at the House on the Hill for three nights. I think it has on of the best locations in Capetown, as you are based in between everything important. It is a 15 minutes walk to the Waterfront, to the City Bowl and also to beautiful Sea Point. And even at the back of the hotel you will find fantastic restaurants & bars (El Burro,..). The rooms are simple, but well decorated and have everything you need. We enjoyed the little breakfast a lot. They had fantastic bread and a great choice of condiments. I think there you can definitely see that the owners are Germans. We would for sure stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Response from servicecombo, Owner at House on the Hill
Responded Nov 5, 2019
Thank you so much. And this is exactly how its supposed to be.. Clean , basic, safe in a fantastic location, but still quiet!. We are glad you enjoyed and look forward to have you back. Regards Claudi
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gayathrishankar wrote a review Dec 2018
Mumbai, India21 contributions12 helpful votes
Located at Green Point, a ten-minute walk from the V&A waterfront, staying at House on the Hill had easy access to the various tourist spots. The room was spacious with clean shower facilities. There is a nice sit out area for a barbecue. There is also a common kitchenette.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from servicecombo, Owner at House on the Hill
Responded Jan 5, 2019
Thank you. Clean, safe and a great spot to unwind and recharge is exactly what we aim at. Glad we could provide this for you. Kindest regards
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rofhiwan2017 wrote a review Dec 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa73 contributions54 helpful votes
Loved the area that it's at as its close to a lot of attractions. Clean and cozy. Went with my 8 year old son and he loved it. He said he felt so much at home. Amazing friendly team. Value for money. Will definitely be staying there when I go back to Cape Town.
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Date of stay: April 2018
2 Helpful votes
Response from servicecombo, Owner at House on the Hill
Responded Jan 5, 2019
Thank you so much and we are very happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forwars to have you back. Kindest regards
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$39 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about House on the Hill
Which popular attractions are close to House on the Hill?
Nearby attractions include Cape Medical Museum (0.3 miles) and Telkom Exploratorium (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at House on the Hill?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and a golf course.
Which room amenities are available at House on the Hill?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at House on the Hill?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at House on the Hill?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to House on the Hill?
Conveniently located restaurants include Upper Bloem Restaurant, Giovanni's, and The Butcher Man.
Does House on the Hill have an airport shuttle?
Yes, House on the Hill offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at House on the Hill?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at House on the Hill?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to House on the Hill?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Iziko Slave Lodge (1.2 miles), City Hall (1.8 miles), and Irma Stern Museum (4.5 miles).