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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I decided at the very last moment to go to Cape Town to spend two weeks of vacation. I checked on different internet sites but most hotels were full. I had heard about Cactus House last year during my first visit to Cape Town. I decided to try and send a message to the guesthouse to see if they have... More 

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Thank brunocharrier
molteno5, General Manager at Cactus House, responded to this review

Bruno, Thank you kindly for the lovely review and complement. We at Cactus House aim to improve in all aspects and reviews like this only but serves as great motivation to do better. It was more than a pleasure hosting you and we most certainly look forward to your soonest return. Be well and take care till next time. Best... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Wow. Let's cut to the chase: the owners of the hotel went into my room, packed up all my stuff, and then moved me into another room without my permission / knowledge / consent. He was then visibly upset (i.e. yelling at me) at me for not comparing the exact details of my room versus what I had booked (apparently... More 

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molteno5, Manager at Cactus House, responded to this review

Dear Daniel Firstly Allow me to personally thank you for your review and for staying with us at Cactus House. We the team at Cactus House take an interest in each and every guest that stays with us and aim is to please each individual according to their well being. It is our job to ensure that every patron at... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Great place just close to Table mountain, nice view. Nice breakfast and Nice BBQ prepared by Julian. Quite sure that will plan another trip there. very close to Table Mountain and you can easily to enjoy the view the Table mountain which is a very famour tourist point of CT.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We felt relaxed and at home from the moment we arrived. The rooms are big and some have a stunning view of Table Mountain. Located within walking distance from a number of excellent restaurants, pubs and bars. Only a few minutes drive from downtown and the Waterfront. You'd be a fool to miss Julian's breakfast; the best way to start... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Basic B&B, clean, comfortable. Location is okay, short walk to Kloof St, but not much in the immediate neighborhood. Innkeeper Julian is helpful and knowledgeable about Capetown fun. If you're lucky, he will put on a Braii. One night, we decided to stay in, all pitched in $ and cooked. Good folks, really a nice night. The boy can cook.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely place for couples or group of friends. Very friendly and helpful host, very comfortable rooms, nice facilities, Wi-Fi is available though not very strong. The place is within a walking distance from Long Street and Table Mountain. There's a small swimming pool in the backyard as well. Breakfast atmosphere is very cosy and engaging, where all gather around one... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

I am the typical 5 start traveller. This was my first time experience in a guest house. I didn't know what to expect and oh boy how much I have enjoyed it. First of all the facility is conveniently located in Cape Town .. Next to an amazing park, with a wonderful view of Table Mountain. Simon (the owner) and... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very nice all male guest house in Cape Town. Friendly staff. Beautiful Victorian building. Nice atmosphere. Beds extremely comfortable and spacious. The room I stayed in was on the ground floor with access to the front garden. Made it nicer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed for 6 night at the Cactus House as an ending of our 3 week holiday in South-Africa. It's a very nice Old Victorian style house with high ceilings and wooden floors. First we had the downstairs bedroom with direct access to the pool, because of poor privacy (bathroom in hallway and next to pool) we moved upstairs to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed for one night only, but what a wonderful experience. Had an upstairs room with balcony and bathtub on the balcony. Nice views towards Table Mountain. Was checked in by Julian, a host par excellence. Albert, who made breakfast, was just as kind and efficient. The guesthouse is wonderful, good quality beds and linen, but what makes the stay... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Cactus House

Address: 4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Cactus House Cape Town, South Africa
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