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    Jambo Guest House

    1 Grove Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7129
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    • Excellent79%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 95 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at Jambo Guesthouse in early November for 3 nights but so wish we could have stayed longer. We were allocated the Bay Room which was exactly as it is described on the Jambo Guesthouse website. We were transported back to Victorian era, were...More

    Thank Minstrel23
    Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Minstrel23, We too wish you could have stayed longer and experienced even more of Cape Town, in our view the best City on the Planet ! Many thanks for airing your views onTripAdvisor - much appreciated Warm Regards Barry and Mina

    Innkeeper's Favorite Review
    Reviewed May 10, 2017

    Enjoyed our 2 nights here a great deal. From the moment you walk in you feel like you are stepping back in time with the fabulous furnishings and decor and beautiful wooden floors. Barry welcomed us and was very relaxed and showed us around. We...More

    Thank jokiwitraveller
    Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded August 3, 2017

    Dear Joki, We really appreciate the fact that you took the trouble to write a review about us. Thank you ! So glad that you enjoyed your stay but when you come again try and stay longer than two nights ! Warm regards Barry and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed at the Jambo four years ago while a solo traveler off to see the world and returned this year with my mum and brother in tow to spend Xmas in Cape Town. Coming back to the Jambo felt like coming to visit old...More

    1  Thank CliodhnaZtoical
    Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Cliodhna, We are so glad you enjoyed your second visit to Jambo and thanks for posting a review. We too hope you will return before 4 years ! Regards Barry and Mina

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We were greeted warmly by the owners and they accommodated us earlier (with the storage of our bags) than indicated. Very beautiful house (inside and out), our room was clean and well layed-out. Hospitality was in overflow and the company at breakfast was a warm...More

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    Thank F7711XCandred
    Reviewed December 4, 2017

    We had a really nice time at this hotel. We arrived a little early but that wasn't a problem. Our hosts were gracious and welcoming. The wifi worked better than most places on our trip. We got guidance on the area and on what to...More

    Thank pmjd
    Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded December 5, 2017

    Dear PMJD, Thank you for posting this review on TA. It is much appreciated. And thank you for mentioning the minibar - a pity you didn't tell us while you were here, we could have done something about the noise. Yes parking is a problem...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • $125 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Cape Town Central
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    • Jambo Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
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    alanhall082
    January 13, 2015|
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    Response from CapeTownJambo | Property representative |
    Dear Alan , Thanks for your enquiry. We think that Cape Town is the best city in the world and we'd love to be your hosts here. Have you already booked as I do not have a reservation with your name ? Our rates include a... More
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    "Every room has a theme so take a look at the website if you'd like to request a specific room."
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    "all the rooms are great but the garden room is extra special."
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    "The room at the front of the B&B was lovely and quiet. There is a garden room which my sister stayed in..."
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    "All rooms are over crammed."
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