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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well Fiona and Karen haven't you made this beautiful Victorian Town House in to something special. We had three nights here in great comfort with great attention to detail. The staff were friendly and could not do enough for us. Trips and restaurants were all explained and recommended and the breakfast was just lovely as was the honesty bar set...

Thank 216BigAl1958
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A charming guesthouse with a very hospitable host. We were on our honeymoon and were welcomed with a beautiful room with views of table mountain, a bottle of champagne and fresh fruit - a wonderful start to our visit to Cape Town. The room and bathroom were tastefully decorated and well appointed. The breakfasts were delicious. The only improvement would...

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Avening, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really beautiful hotel run by Fiona and Karen who help make your stay memorable, will recommend and book local restaurants and will do whatever they can to make your stay memorable. A lovely oasis at the back of the hotel to chill out in the pool and enjoy the sun. Very convenient to explore Cape Town and experience the...

Thank Jax1109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 6 (2 adults, 4 teens) stayed here for 5 nights and were delighted with the service and accommodation. It is just a 5 min walk to the Kloof Street which has lots of great eating place. The service is excellent, the rooms lovely and the view of Table Mountain is pretty special. The staff were friendly and...

Thank familyfun020
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a fab time here and wanted to say a big thank you to Karen and the team for making us feel so welcome for our 1st time in Cape Town. The hotel is beautiful and the service and attention to detail is 1st class. Our hire car was an hour late arriving on our last day here and...

Thank Trudy I
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Charming, homely and very comfortable boutique hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be sad to leave Fiona and the team who have looked after us extremely well. Lovely location with fantastic views of Table Mountain. Convenient for getting into the city but with good local restaurants within 5 mins walk.

Thank Janet B
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited Welgelegen while vacationing in Cape Town with friends, and I was blown away by this hotel. I haven't stopped raving about it for two months. Ultimately Welgelegen is an incredible place to stay for three reasons: (1) the location, (2) the hotel itself, and (3) the service provided by the managers. First, Welgelegen is in a prime location....

Thank borose3
Kearney, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great room, well appointed, comfy bed. Quiet safe neighbourhood. Lots of good restaurants within walking distance. Excellent service. Great breakfast-lots of choices and cooked to order. Staff very pleasant and accommodating.

Thank FromNorthernON
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A brilliant hotel - wonderful service from start to finish, including the weeks after we left - on returning to UK I realised I'd lost a watch; the hotel found it and ensured it was delivered safe and sound (and still on SA local time!) Great location, small and luxurious - perfect!

Thank susan m
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Friendly, helpful staff; great breakfast; great view of Table Mountain; convenient to restaurants; great location. Quiet neighborhood. Easy trip to downtown and easy access to motorways out of Cape Town. What more could one ask?

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"Welgelegen Boutique Hotel - an urban sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen

Address: 6 Stephen Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £127 - £183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Welgelegen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Welgelegen Cape Town, South Africa
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“Ask for a room that looks out over Table Mountain - lovely to wake up to!”
 of 5 bubbles familyfun020, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upper building, backside for Table Mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles AGtravelers2, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 had a wonderful view of Table Mountain from our balcony”
 of 5 bubbles kthanson2000, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking up to Table Mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles HaheiWanderer, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors probably quieter since it's two older homes put together.”
 of 5 bubbles 326ElizabethH326, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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