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Colona Castle

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Located in the epicentre of Greater Cape Town, Colona Castle, graded 5 Star, is truly a sophisticated, elegant and enchanting base from which to explore Cape Town, Cape Point, the Peninsula and Winelands. Gracing the mountainside above a tranquil Lake District on the warmer False Bay coastline, with majestic views stretching from Table Mountain to the South Atlantic Ocean, furnished with treasured antiques, this splendid Mediterranean style retreat offers character, exclusivity and infinite charm. Guests are assured of outstanding hospitality and exceptional personal service, away from the hustle bustle of the city, in five luxurious exceptionally decorated full Suites & three Superior Bedrooms offering modern conveniences. Delicious breakfasts are served all day, lunches and dinners on request, spa treatments given in the privacy of own suite Stimulating activities including world-class Golf, whale, shark or bird watching, sightseeing and acclaimed restaurants are within easy reach.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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I just want to give a big thank to David and Michael for being wonderful hosts and for making us fee right at home. My favourite part of our stay at Colona Castle was our beautiful spacious penthouse suite with just the most breathtaking view of the mountain, lake and ocean.
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I've stayed at many 5 star hotels on trips around the world. Of course they're all nice, but the experience is inevitably the same, so it's hard to remember their details. But Colona Castle is different and I will remember it's little details for a long time to come. I see one
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Response from 2CapeTown, Owner at Colona Castle
Responded 19 Apr 2018
Dear Tony Thank you so much for your detailed and wonderful review. It was such a pleasure hosting you, and showing you our special haven. You definitely captured the enchanting spirit of Colona Castle and we hope to see you again soon. Wishing you the very best
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We visit Cape Town annually, and what a find Colona Castle is. From the moment you arrive in this tranquil setting, with sweeping views over False Bay, to the warm welcome by your host Nicole, onto the the very luxurious bedrooms, where every need is taken care of, comfort and
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Response from 2CapeTown, Owner at Colona Castle
Responded 29 Mar 2018
Dear Pam Thank you very much for visiting Colona Castle. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you again soon Wishing you a great Easter week-end
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Set on the hillside, Colona Castle has magnificent views over the coast line. The Parisian owner is absolutely charming, and she, and her staff could not be more friendly or helpful. However Colona Castle, is from yesteryear- it’s a bit like visiting a dear aunt, in deepest
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Response from 2CapeTown, Owner at Colona Castle
Responded 24 Feb 2018
Dear David Thank you for your review. Taste is indeed a very personal matter, as highlighted by some of your astonishing comments : the reception threadbare carpet is a real antique Persian rug with beautiful bird designs, considered to be fashionable and “tres chic”, which has not embarrassed any guests so far. Had you mentioned that you did not care for the antiques and the “Arab Twins” large painting of world famous painter Eugene Jardin in the Moroccan Room, we would have offered a stay in another room perhaps the Green Room of a more classic Bristish design… The number of guests in residence is not often apparent, as guests come and go early or late and are located on 3 different floors with separate entrances. We are very sorry that you did not like our furnishings. Rest assured that freshly squeezed orange juice is available at any time of day or night. We would have appreciated your mentioning all this face to face, but you certainly appeared to be enjoying yourselves, and you gave the impression of being happy. Your wife Sonja’s comments in our Guest Book : “Awesome place, perfect service & lovely people ! Thank you !!” We wish you the very best.
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Dr Grien (think this was his name) put his house up for sale in 1929 for the magnificent sum of £4500.00 and left behind him an historical treat for us share. We arrived late at night and Frank had stayed up to greet us. We took a nightcap out onto the terrace to relax and
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Response from 2CapeTown, Owner at Colona Castle
Responded 24 Feb 2018
Thank you so much for your review. You certainly captured some of the highlights of staying at Colona Castle and we look forward to seeing you again soon
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how far from water front? can u walk there? or if hotel has shuttle?
Dear ZibaJi Thank you for your questions and interest in our beautiful surroundings. The water front of False Bay is 3 kms down the road from Colona Castle. There are many fun and delectable fish restaurants on the Muizenberg Beach Front and other interesting eateries in the area. You can easily walk there, and we can provide transport or organise a taxi to get there. You can then enjoy a legendary beach spanning 36 kms of fine sand and warmer waters. As a Gateway to the South, this area offers a variety of restaurants, shops,hikes, walks, watersports and mountain to make your stay just that touch better
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Bonjour, Je me permets d'intervenir sur le commentaire de " catvdh8" que je trouve particulièrement désobligeant et malhonnête au vu des prestations offertes par le Colona Castle et son équipe ! Particulièrement habitué à sillonner le monde dans les plus beaux endroits et hôtels de luxe, je peux dire sans exagération que le Colona Castle fait partie de ces endroits magiques avec un cachet que ne saurait offrir bien des grands hôtels de ce monde malgré leurs prestations et équipements de haut de gamme ! Nous avons passé une semaine extraordinaire en famille, avec cette impression de vivre hors du temps, dans un décor de château, une attention et une gentillesse de tous les instants de la part des propriétaires et de leur équipe, une personnalisation qui nous a presque donné l'impression d'être dans notre propre demeure ! Si je reprends point par point vos critiques "catvdh8": Vous reprochez l'éloignement du centre du Cap ! N'importe quoi ! On n'est pas si loin que ça du centre et en prime on a le calme ! De plus, les départs en excursion se font sans problème de l'hôtel ! Ce que vous appelez avec, semble-t'il, un certain mépris " chambres d'hôtes", sont pour ma part des suites de très bon goût et de grand confort, cela a un prix ! Si vous n'aimez pas ce système et ses tarifs, que venez- vous donc y faire ? Allez dans un "vrai" hôtel qui correspondra plus à votre standing low-cost (comme votre orthographe) ! Qu'appelez-vous un petit déjeuner incomplet ? Un manque de quantité de produits bas de gamme servi à outrance à des vacanciers braillards qui ne pensent qu'à se gaver de bon matin ?! Pour ma part, ce petit déjeuner raffiné, servi dans de la belle vaisselle par des employés aimables et stylés, avec des produits frais et de qualité, et, en face de soi, une vue magnifique me fait douter de vos capacités à apprécier le vrai luxe ! Vous me semblez du genre à regretter le moindre sou que vous dépensez et à partir de là, pour auto-justifier votre pingrerie, vous essayez de dénigrer le responsable involontaire de votre mauvaise foi, à savoir l'hôtelier, dans ce qui ne me parait être qu'une mesquine revanche ! Cordialement à toute l'équipe du Colona Castle !
"Front rooms have million dollar views. We loved the Green Room."
"Request a kettle to make your own tea and coffee. We thoroughly enjoyed the Green Room with the sunrise from our balcony."
"English Suite was marvelous! Any room would be peaceful and quiet."
"rooms on the upper floor got a greater view"
"Chinese room is just gorgeous!"
US$163 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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