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Dubai
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent, guest house, where the staff and owners go over and above to make your stay special. As well as the Rugby, I made trips to the winelands and Cape of Good Hope. Visits arranged and booked via guesthouse as well as airport pick-up. A really great place, good breakfast, sleep, pool and honesty bar, for a man on Rugby...

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ughetta greeted us on arrival, such was her personality both my wife and I felt relaxed. The Guest House is situated up a steep road with panoramic views from the rear aspect overlooking the Stadium in the middle with the Quays to the right and Three Anchor Bay to the left. Ughetta obtained assistance with transferring our luggage from our...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We returned to Bluegum with some of our family so they could experience the views from the guesthouse and the excellent service from Aissa and Ughetta and their small team. We were not disappointed and in fact enjoyed the stay even more second time around. Our family too loved the stay. The owners were so accommodating, helping with bookings and...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Aww! Made our day! Thank you so so very much! This is just so lovely to read! We are very happy that you liked being here with us again :) and that the family were pleased too. Look forward to hopefully having you back to stay, and in the meantime take good care of yourselves and God Bless for the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Lovely accommodation, truly the best view in cape town and the owners couldn't do enough for us. We really enjoyed it here! There are a lot of steps with no disability access, so not suitable if this concerns you.

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from Bluegum Hill! We really appreciate your taking the time to give us your review! Thank you! Lovely to hear that you were happy here and enjoyed the house... Thank you again for staying with us whilst you were in Cape Town ... :) Best Wishes from a very hot day here! Ughetta & Aissa

Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
Reviewed 5 December 2016

the 2 sisters are so nice and helpfull the view is great but it is not easy to walk around ; the bedroom is small the swimming pool is good easy to get a taxi from the guest house but not easy to get back without a cell nice breakfast on the terrace with the view

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you for your review - we always appreciate it! So sorry we know that you experienced difficulties with getting taxis home... we are glad though that you were still happy staying with us. We trust 2017 will find you happily hiking some more beautiful mountains! Best Wishes Ughetta & Aissa

Pennington, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Ughetta and Aissa Parenti are host/owners of an outstanding Guest House in the Green Point section of Cape Town. This Guest House is located in a very safe neighborhood with amazing views of Cape Town, the water and the soccer stadium. When we arrived, we were greeted warmly by the staff and Ughetta who provided my wife and I with...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hi! It is so wonderful hearing that we helped to make your stay in Cape Town such a special time! Thank you very much! Cape Town is a wonderful City and we love being able to share it and help make the most of your precious time! We also really appreciate the detailed review it will be so helpful to...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

the sisters who own the guest house were extremley helpful, nothing was too much trouble i would reccomend this guest house to friends and family great view only small negative was the size of the swimming pool, but there was a great outdoor pool not far away, all in all a pleasent stay.

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again Malcolm ! Thank you for the review! We appreciate it! We are happy that we could help out and that you were comfy here! It was great having you here to stay we missed you after you left! Our pool is not the size of the gym pool that's for sure... you were an inspiration to inspire us...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed in this guesthouse during November, and we couldn't ask for more. The room was small double but big enough for us, the view from it was just spectacular and waking up every morning was just a pleasure. Upon arrival Aissa greeted us, and provided with hints and tips about the town, also booked a trips, and was always...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from all of us at Bluegum! What a wonderful review! Thank you so much :) ! So happy that you had a good time here and enjoyed your stay with us! It is always so nice for us to help our guests make the most of their time in beautiful Cape Town! We are so blessed to have...

Leonding, Austria
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This B&B is situated in the highest road of Signal Hill, above there is wood .So as you are high up the view over V&A watefront, the Soccer Stadium and, weather permitting, Robben Island is very nice. Our room was clean and we had everything we needed, big bathroom with shower and bathtub. Nice honesty bar, wine, beer and soft...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from Cape Town! Thank you so much for the detailed review! We really appreciate it! We are very happy that you enjoyed staying with us at Bluegum Hill :) Best Wishes from all of Us! Ughetta

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Always good to visit and stay at Bluegum Hills! Love the homely feel and super friendly reception every time I stay! Feels like home!! Just love it! Downstairs double room is great. Breakfast on the patio overlooking Cape Town! Staff are friendly and very helpful!!

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Grant! Thank you for staying with us once again! It's always great to have you here :) ! We really appreciate your taking the time to write us another lovely review! Stay well and we look forward to seeing you again! Warm Wishes Ughetta & Aissa

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come home to one of the most breathtaking views in Cape Town beneath the Bluegum trees on Signal Hill. Peace and tranquility close to City and Waterfront. Panoramic views across Table Bay to Robben Island. Africa’s colourful history and warmth reflected in the artistic decor, relaxed atmosphere and friendly hospitality. Characterful bedrooms, generous breakfasts and complimentary refreshments. Sundowners on the lookout deck, sparkling salt-water pool. Children welcome. Tourist info, airport transfers, tours, car hire gladly arranged. German understood.Three Star Graded. Established 1995. ... more   less 

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Address: 13 Merriman Lane | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £54 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All guests have access to the rear balcony overlooking Cape Town and Stadium”
 of 5 bubbles Denis-Val, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor seem larger.”
 of 5 bubbles MVG_5, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked lovely but lower floor ones accessed via spiral staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles Chalmers16, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse has large balcony and lift access - no stairs so good for those less mobile.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnMcGregor, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over Green Point.”
 of 5 bubbles JNSouthworth, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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