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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We travelled to South Africa for our honeymoon in January 2016. Our flights to Cape Town were cancelled and the travel was awfull so it was a great relief to have someone waiting for us at the airport and to discover this great oasis in the heart of Cape Town. Katrin really made us feel welcome! The place was superb...

Thank bebop17
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The apartment was superb, amazing views of the mountain and the city. Kitchen well stocked with pots and pans etc. so we could make a few meals. Katrin was so helpful and even provided a mobile for us to use while we stayed there. Go for the apartment with the city and mountain view, you won't regret it.

Thank Chris C
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 May 2016

A lovely place to stay in Cape Town! Central, steps away from Bo-Kaap and the downtown. Plenty of corner shops, cafes, and restaurants around. A supermarket is within walking distance. Katrin is a great hostess! We arranged an airport pickup and drop-off with her - the price was great and the service was very reliable. Katrin greeted us upon her...

Thank Natalia C
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Excellent place to stay. Wife and I were there for 2 weeks in Feb 2016. Was greeted by katrin (the owner) on our arrival. She was so helpful during our whole stay in Cape Town. The facilities at upperbloem are excellent and extremely clean . Katrin leant us a local mobile phone with taxi numbers/restaurants.pre loaded which we used every...

Thank craigw576
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Katrin and her team are very special will we definitely choose UPPERBLOEM next year for our annual visit to Cape Town. Great access for all areas and easy walking distance to Waterfront in the evening . Definitely recommend UPPERBLOEM .

Thank Limboline
Shaftesbury Dorset
Reviewed 2 March 2016

A very comfortable and pleasant stay in a very convenient location. Will certainly stay at Upperbloem on our next visit and would have no hesitation in recommending them to anybody seeking this style of accomodation. A personal word of thanks to Katrin who did everything possible to make our stay a happy one.

Thank contentedtraveller06
Reviewed 12 February 2016

A lovely studio in a great location for seeing Cape Town. Katrin was so helpful and the pool area was great. Only slight niggle was that we could not get Wi-fi in the studio and had to go to the pool area, a bit inconvenient at night time. However, a great place and we would definitely stay there again.

Thank F6665ZKmichaelr
Bronx, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2016

After Staying at Upperbloem Guesthouse at least five times, I can truly say that Upperbloem has become a home away from home for me. I often travel to Cape Town and every time I return to Upperbloem, I feel immediately comfortable and relaxed. Being at Upperbloem feels like being a part of the Bo-Kaap Community and experiencing a piece of...

1Thank Delilah G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stopped here due to previous favourable reviews. Previous reviews appear correct, I arrived very dehydrated for 2 nights stay over so did not do as much as expected nor use facilities extensively so cannot add anything

Thank alancI6078EB
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The rooms are spacious and clean. The pool area a delight in summer. Walking distance or cheap Uber from anything and all you want to do in Cape Town. Our host was very friendly and accommodating. Wi-Fi did not work everywhere, but at the price this is a small issue.

Thank Teddy H

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Upperbloem

Address: 8 Upper Bloem Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £56 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Upperbloem 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Upperbloem Cape Town, South Africa
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#23 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#35 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Go for the apartment with the city and mountain view, you won't regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles S8744GIchrisc, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the 2nd floor above the pool area offer better views and a stronger Wi-Fi signal.”
 of 5 bubbles NataliaC697, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view (unless you are there for one night - the budget room will do just fine)”
 of 5 bubbles KeithMcKay44, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Specialkay53, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Avoid room at street side of property as there is no view, no wifi and no atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles Kevernscott, 3 May 2015 | Read review
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