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Jambo Guest House

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Built at the turn of the century and nestling in a quiet cul-de-sac at the foot of Signal Hill in Green Point. This amazing Guest House is set in a sub-tropical walled garden in the heart of urban Cape Town. Jambo is centrally located and a safe 15 minute walk to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront; while Green Point’s excellent trendy restaurants are only 5 minutes away. The city centre is 4 minutes drive.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Golf course
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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1 Grove Road Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005 South Africa
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Cape Town Intl Airport12 mi
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I was delighted to have spent nearly a week at Jambo Guesthouse. The house itself is lovely, the rooms all of unique design. The location was excellent and I felt safe walking all all times of the day. Most of all, I enjoyed the warmth and friendliness of the hosts, Barry and
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Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest House
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Navigator, Thank you for posting a review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It's always good to know we are getting most things right ! Many thanks Warm regards Barry and Mina
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Thank you to Barry and Mina for a very comfortable place to stay in Cape Town. Jambo guest house has a unique charm and is ideally located for the Waterfront. So its a perfect place to stay to see the sights. Hope to see you again when we're next in town.
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Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest House
Responded Mar 30, 2018
Dear Carl, Thank you for the nice report and we too hope to see you again on your next visit to the Best City on the Planet ! Warm regards Barry and Mina
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We have just enjoyed 8 nights at Jambo, excellently situated for ‘The Waterfront’ and Moullie Point. Our room was spacious and had everything required, rooms are individually themed Our hosts Barry and Mina were most helpful in organising yours and full of deep knowledge and
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Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest House
Responded Dec 18, 2018
Dear Paul and Maggie, Always such a pleasure to know that guests appreciate what we try to do. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us here in the Best city in the World. Don't leave it too long before you return ! Warm Regards Barry and Mina
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This guest house is smack in the middle of Green Point, but feels thousands of miles away. It's completely eclectic, filled with artwork, nicknacks, books, and memories. Barry runs the place, from putting out breakfast in the morning to tending bar at night. The garden suite was
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Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest House
Responded Nov 4, 2018
Dear kitephil, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review about us. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and do plan to stay longer next time so we can manage to do a "Sabrage" and enjoy some champagne ! Warm regards Barry and Mina
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Our hosts were very welcoming even though we had to change our arrival time at very short notice. Our room was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable and we had a splendid spread of food for breakfast.
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Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest House
Responded Oct 23, 2018
Dear Annetta, Thank you so much for posting a review and thanks for your kind words. We hope to welcome you to Jambo again soon ! Regards Barry and Mina
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Garden Suite
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Bay Room
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HoneyMoon Suite
Enjoying tea in the garden
secluded jacuzzi
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 buffet breakfast that is lavish by South African standards – and the bar for breakfast out here is pretty high. It is, however, a superb way to start each Cape Town day. We do not supply dinners but we are a short walk away from the V & A waterfront, which has a range of restaurants offering almost every cuisine possible. More to the point, South African restaurants offer luxury dining experiences at prices to make your mouth water. We can arrange to collect you at the airport if you wish, and, of course, drop you off. We can also help you with local car hire if you'd like to go off on your own, or with tours and private tours if you'd like to see Cape Town through the eyes of the locals. We are also short walk away from Cape Town city centre. Rates include breakfast, wireless Internet, as much guidance as you need to take on the best experiences from Cape Town, such as information about the City and Table Mountain, the tour of the Cape Peninsula, penguin beach and Cape Point, World famous Kirstenboch Botanical Gardens and tours of our fantastic Winelands. For honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and any other excuse we offer free champagne with "sabrage" If this works for you, simply REPLY and we will provisionally reserve your room. I have been totally in love with CapeTown and South Africa ever since the very first time I arrived here from England. Come and stay with us and we will show you how easy it is to be entranced. See what guests are writing about us by reading the recent comments below. Kind Regards Barry and Mina Thomas Jambo Guest House AA Quality Assured Superior Accommodation WINNER 2000,2001 & 2002 AA Travel Guides Accommodation Awards AA Travel Guides Hall of Fame 2003/4/5/6/7 & 8 4 Star Guest House We stayed 4 nights at Jambo guesthouse and can really recommend this B & B. Strong points: Location (Green point, Waterfront nearby and safe in the evening), breakfast with fine music in the background, relaxed atmosphere, beautiful garden with a jaccuzzi, price is good, free Wifi, Unique Rooms and last but not least; the owners Barry and Mina have made us feeling welcome. Barry is very helpful and knows Cape Town very well. We wish you all the good and hope to come back sometime! Naim & Farah, Holland
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"All the rooms are individual and spacious"
"Every room is individual with a theme. We had the rose with an enormous super comfy bed"
"Every room has a theme so take a look at the website if you'd like to request a specific room."
"all the rooms are great but the garden room is extra special."
"The room at the front of the B&B was lovely and quiet. There is a garden room which my sister stayed in but that was not as quiet."
$108 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
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