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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average12%
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a great place to stay in Cape Town. Really cool hotel - very clean, really great rooms that are well maintained, fab breakfast set up (they are affiliated to several cafes/ restaurants so you can choose where to eat breakfast), helpful staff, excellent...More

2  Thank loisjkt
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 September 2016

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff,...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016

The hotel's location is excellent - 20 steps from Kloof Street, close to the Wellness Mall and a 15 minute walk to the historic center, where you'll find the Sightseeing Bus office and its main stop, on Long Street. There are 2 bars downstairs, which...More

4  Thank Elisa G
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your stay with us. We rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Just got back from a week long business/vacation trip in South Africa, where I stayed at the Hippo in Cape Town. On the positives, it was a great room, in a great location, the hotel was trendy without overly doing it. We had one of...More

1  Thank Casey F
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The room was nice, clean and well appointed. The bathroom with heated floor and a sweet shower was well appreciated after spending time in the bush. Below the hotel there are convenient restaurants, though Kloof and Long streets are nearby and offer plenty of options....More

3  Thank Aaron M
Response from Hippotique, Guest Relations Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 18 August 2016

Good Day, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for giving positive feedback regarding our spacious rooms and the central location with the variety of restaurants. Yes, at night...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

The location is very nice near Longstreet (centre) and lots of restaurants, most of the staff are friendly en helpfull. The room at the left side of the building was quite annoying due to the noise of the cars passing by and the noise of...More

2  Thank Steve U
Response from Hippotique, Guest Relations Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 18 August 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding our hotel. I am happy that you enjoyed the location and complimenting our friendly staff on being helpful. I am terribly sorry to hear about the nuisance of the noise that was coming from the building next...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$58 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$58 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from wanderer6149 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but ask the hotel directly. I always ask this question myself when booking any hotel. We did not smell any cigarette smoke on the floor we stayed.
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from Miss A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen the message you sent 3 weeks ago! I'm not sure about car hire as I've never hired a car on holiday. However, I don't think you will need a car in Cape Town as you have... More
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JimNealon
6 February 2017|
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Response from Elisa G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jim. I'd suggest posting your question via the hotel's website as well. Maybe they check that communications channel more frequently than here. Enjoy your trip!
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"ask for a room in the back off the street (quieter)"
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"Avoid Room 12! A back room is quieter."
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"Get a suite - it's HUGE and so worth it."
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"Room 113 was very spacious. A little noise from the bar stopped prompt 11pm. We would have the same room..."
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