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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We chose Gilmour Hill as we wanted to be in a location close to the amazing restaurants & bars on Kloof St but in a quieter part of town. It was our first time to Cape Town and Maureen gave us lots of advice on where to go and how to get there. The driver she recommended (Elli) was a...

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I am really please you enjoyed your stay her at Gilmourhill B& B. Wishing you both everything of the best in your new life together. I am also happy that you found my location convenient for all the amenities of Cape Town Best wishes Maureen

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We spent 5 nights at Gilmourhill and were fully satisfied with it.From the first day till our departure we felt so well taken care of.Thank you Maureen for everything ,From booking the tours to your special attentions.We will be back one day

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Honolulu
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I suppose most B&B's provide some degree of the comforts of home, which ostensibly attracts tourists in addition to competitive prices as compared to overpriced and impersonal large hotels. Other aspects include the proximity to downtown and/or the attractions of the city, the breakfast, the size and cleanliness of the rooms, the bathroom facilities, the view, the quiet, the neighborhood,...

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Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We were here with my boyfriend and my father for 1 week to explore Cape Town. We really enjoy the b&b, Maureen is so friendly and helps you with everything it feels like coming home. So when you go to Cape Town stay in Gilmore Hill.

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Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We have had a wonderful stay at Gilmour Hill guesthouse. This has been largely due to the proprietor, Maureen. She has gone out of her way to make us feel welcome and assist us planning our days. The location is close to some wonderful restaurants and an easy walk to the Hop on Bus. The breakfasts were served in a...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2015

A really wonderful atmosphere is created by the beautiful old Victorian house and Maureen, the owner, who sees to it that you are made to feel at home no matter what the nature of your visit is. Delicious and lovingly made food is on offer every morning and once you've eaten, it's no more than ten minutes to any of...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 December 2014

I had a last minute business trip and the B&B that I normally stay at was fully booked. Reviews came up positive so I booked. Owner was happy to serve me a breakfast at 6:30am. There is only one parking available and the parking in the street is busy at night. If you don't have a car then it will...

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South Africa
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Oh dear, with a 100% rating on Tripadvisor it seems I am one of very few who did not quite find this to my expectation. The reviews in the guest book are great & most people seem to be happy so what went wrong for me? I like to try very different types of accommodation from very high end hotels...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 15 February 2014

The Host, she is such a nice person. She is try to help you in everything, at every Moment. Not at least, she cooks you a perfekt and fresh breakfast on your choice. The interior is very nice and autentic for this beautiful house. Thanks again Maureen for our 2 weeks stay with you.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We stayed in Gilmourhill on 29 and 30 December 2013. What a pleasant experience! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this delightful Cape-style house. The location of Gilmourhill is wonderful. It's close to a few very good restaurants and albeit in Cape Town, still just outside of the hustle and bustle. The area is safe as well - we had...

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Gilmour Hill is a superb retreat at the edge of the city. Relax and Rejuvenate in style in this perfectly located guesthouse. Nestled between Cape Town’s city bowl and Lion’s head is the quiet suburb of Tamboerskloof.The house stands on the slopes of Table Mountain, where it has stood since the late 19th century. Gilmour hill is a beautifully appointed Victorian home which has 4 en suite bedrooms, a central dining area, living area, an outside patio with a potted garden, which like the house brims with character and life. There is satellite TV in some of the rooms and wifi in the whole house.Maureen the owner is as eclectic as the house itself. She has travelled extensively and loves nothing more than engaging in the stories she shares with travellers from all over the world. She brings with her an atmosphere of warmth and congeniality to this B&B that is also her home. Her love of cooking promises breakfasts of home baking, homemade jams and very different delights such as pancakes with crispy bacon, crème fraiche and maple syrup decorated with summer fruits and always a pot of freshly brewed coffee.Gilmour Hill is situated in the very heart of the ‘10-minute suburb’ of Tamboerskloof, everything around the city is a mere 10 minute taxi ride; the city centre, the Convention Centre, Camps Bay & Clifton beaches, the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain and Lion’s head. The bustling Kloof Street with its countless restaurants and shops is within walking distance of the house. Close to public transport too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gilmourhill B&B

Address: 7 Gilmour Hill Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Price Range: £63 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gilmourhill B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The upstairs honeymoon suite and Indian room are delightful”
 of 5 bubbles aremarshall, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I had a ground floor room next to the dining room, heard some people walk past but was OK”
 of 5 bubbles Enjoymytravels, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I think the room came with free Wi-Fi. I liked the charm of the Indian Room but would try another room due to privacy issues, real or perceived. Not for you if you are highly allergic to animals. The cats had nice natures and they were not bothersome in other regards.”
 of 5 bubbles TheHotelGuru10, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“They are all good but if its free go for the top of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolJ42, 12 Jan 2012 | Read review
“I haven't seen the other rooms, but her "Blue Room" is truly fantastic!”
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