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All reviews tranquil environment guest house the owner roof terrace sparkling pool garden and pool area cape town lovely place his team home away from home a breath of fresh air lovely garden location is beautiful self catering received a warm welcome keep up the good work wonderful hospitality
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful garden, beautiful rooms, the best best best hosts! Thank you Secret Garden, see you soooooon! The host will do absolute anything to make your stay awesome. Genuinely honest Boere Gasvryheid(Boere Hospitality) Jan rocks @ Bloubergstrand

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
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RUDI S, Owner at Secret Garden Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Secret Garden Guesthouse. Our hosts and staff make it our top priority to make every guest feel very welcome. We hope you will tell friends and family about us and we hope to see you return soon again!

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Convenient, spacious rooms, tranquil environment next to a sparkling pool, loveley private patios and with wonderful hospitality and excellent service. Very helpful a
nd friendly. Thank you, will visit soon again.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
Thank ElsabeC7
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RUDI S, Owner at Secret Garden Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look froward to welcoming you back.
Since we took over ownership 15 months ago we have worked hard to overcome the drought and make Secret Garden Guesthouse such a success again. We are now completely independent of the Cape Town water supplies which will continue to give your guests the best possible relaxing experience from our four star graded self-catering guesthouse.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

We arrived late at night and hungry. Jon, the owner, was so hospitable. He not only brought us bottle of wine to settle the nerves he took me to get some fast food at 11pm at night. Who gets that type of service, anywhere? The rooms and garden are beautiful. On a nice quiet street in a great area of Cape Town, that is if you like great restaurants. The house is about two blocks from the beach. This is a real SECRET Garden, we couldn't have started our vacation at a better spot.

Date of stay: April 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank mgreen
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RUDI S, Owner at Secret Garden Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We do try to go the extra mile for our guests which has recently made us achieve the number one best rated guesthouse on TripAdvisor in the Blouberg suburb of Cape Town.
We hope to see you back soon and will also appreciate word of mouth referrals to friends and family.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, love the rooms, very nicely furnished. Close to beach, lovely garden, quiet, nice view. Friendly host, easy to get and access. Clean, large rooms, nice bathrooms. Loved the viewing point in the roof. Main bedroom was great.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
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RUDI S, Owner at Secret Garden Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you Mr Marais for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed all our lovely garden, pool and the amazing views from our rooftop.
Please tell your friends and family about us and you can be sure we will make their stay as enjoyable as yours.
We hope to see you soon again.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Since 2010 my wife and I visit Cape Town in February for about 4 weeks. And every year since then we have stayed at Secret Garden Guesthose. Jan and Jenny are the third owners since we know this nice place. Secret Graden has changed a lot since then as time has changed everywhere. I need not stress the fact that we love the place - as we come back again every year. This year we experienced the shortage of water and of course we did our best as everybody to reduce our water consumption to a minimum (less than 50 liter per day). Anyhow Jan did his best to make it as comfortable as possible for all the guests. A company drilled a borehole and so finally there was extra water for the garden and the pool which did not consume the drinking water. So as every other year we had a very pleasant stay. We enjoyed windsurfing and wavesurfing and of course all the nice places in and around Cape Town! Hoping to come back soon - Roland and Ingeborg

Room tip: Every room ist fine! We prefer the garden level room - but his is just a matter of taste.
Date of stay: February 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank Roland_Kirst
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RUDI S, Owner at Secret Garden Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you very much Roland and Ingeborg for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoy your stay with us each time and we will continue to keep our standards high to offer our guests a great experience when visiting Cape Town.
After installing much more equipment like filters and pipes we have now connected our borehole water to the house supplies.
We will continue to take water saving measures, but being self-sufficient has taken a lot of pressure off our guests, our lovely garden and our ever-popular pool.
Hope to see you back soon!

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