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“Olaf's guesthouse is a great place to stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Olaf's Guest House

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Olaf's Guest House
Ranked #27 of 156 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Secunda, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Olaf's guesthouse is a great place to stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

I enjoyed staying at this guesthouse. The staff is friendly and the place is conveniently situated near the main road and the hop on hop off city bus tour stop. There are numerous good restaurants situated up the road. The rooms are a decent size and the owner interacts with you.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Nandipha
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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Dear Nandipha,

Thank you for the lovely review of Olaf's Guest House, was very nice having you here, see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Kepp Warm
Keenan Booysen
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Skagen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

If you are tired of international hotels, all looking alike, then it is great to find a place like Olauf´s guest house. Quiet location, close to a beachpark and the ocean, 10 min. by taxi to Down Town. Freindly staff and owner, good service, would love to come back.

R. Nielsen
Skagen
Denmark

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Reinhart N
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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Hello Reinhart

Thank you for the lovely review of Olaf's Guest House, was very nice having you here, see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Best regards
Keenan Booysen
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

Keenan and team give impeccable , attentive service , making a thoroughly enjoyable repeat visit for us.Within easy walking distance to excellent restaurants,etc.
Peter & Kathleen, Aberdeen , Scotland

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Hello Peter and Kathleen,

Thank you for giving the house and my my staff such a fantastic review, sorry for not to have met you but the family called and I had to go for this one (60th birthday) , hope to see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town again.

Best regards

Raymond
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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Our stay at Olaf's was very enjoyable and relaxing. Close to transportation (Red-bus), walking distance to nice places to eat. Olaf's breakfasts were very good. Staff was helpful in securing sightseeing schedules, etc.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Ken V
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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Hello Ken,

Thank you for giving the house a lovely review, was very nice having you here, hope to see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Best regards

Raymond
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Montagu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

This B & B has got everything right. The rates, the position, the breakfasts, all are without fault. It's homely atmosphere is very relaxing and welcoming. Definitely our new place to stay when visiting Cape Town. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Eve W
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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Hello Eve,

Thank you for the lovely review of Olaf's Guest House, was very nice having you here, see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Best regards

Raymond
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Falkensee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Everybody was very friendly and helpful. We liked to have our breakfast on the terrace.
It is a nice quiet place though it is in the middle of the town.Like a little oasis. Not far from the city center .



  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Renate J
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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Hello Renate,

Thank you for the lovely review of Olaf's Guest House, was very nice having you here, hope to see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Best regards

Raymond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

Olaf's is in a fantastic central location, the rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. Breakfast was good. There is an honesty bar and a relaxing outdoor pool area as well - We were made to feel at home and would definitely stay at Olaf's again

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Hello Grant,

Thank you for the lovely review of Olaf's Guest House, hope to see you in some time in the future again when you come to Cape Town.

Best regards

Raymond
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Property: Olaf's Guest House
Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #27 of 156 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 
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