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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From seapoint it is approx. a 40 minutes walk to the waterfront. At the mainstreet (5 mminutes walk) you can find a suermarket and some restaurants. 2 minutes to the promanade of sea point. Free parking at the street infront of the guesthouse. Good quiet stay.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much and Merci for your fantastic review, we at Olaf's are always glad to make your stay as comfortable as possible for you. Regards Olaf's Guest House

Ulm, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Olfa's Guesthouse offers a family atmosphere. After a good night's sleep I was looking forward to the rich breakfast every morning. The owner is always approachable. There are many good restaurants nearby. In 45min one is on foot in the city center or waterfront. The next time I visit Cape Town, I will be back there to book my room...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a lovely review. It was great to have you in our house as we looking forward to your next visit. Your room will be waiting for you :) Kind regards Olafs staff/Cindy

Aachen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect location to discover Cape Town. Olaf is a very nice and helpful guy. I enjoyed my time in this guest house and felt absolutly safe all time long. He offers a great breakfast every morning. Good choice!

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Hello Christian S, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Looking for forward to see you in future :) Olafs Staff/Cindy

Seattle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St Olaf's has a great location for visitors in Cape Town. Easy access to major tourist sites and local eateries. the guest rooms were comfortable and all of the staff members were very pleasant and helpful. I would certainly return.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Pattir440 Thank you so much for your lovely review, we appreciate. Looking forward to see you again. Kind regards Olafs Staff/Cindy

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016

absolutly perfect in any case best , quick and friendly service, nice quiet room, exellent breakfast, nice garden The location at sea point is perfect for travelling to landsend the cape good hope and for jogging,

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Hello Clausk, Thank you very much for the lovely review, we are very happy you have enjoyed your stay at the Olaf's Guest House, it was lovely to have you staying with us. Warm Regards from Cape Town The Olaf's Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, good access, reasonably priced accommodation. Breakfast adequate, nicely prepared. Friendly staff (only saw 2: person handling check in and cook). Welcome refreshing pool. Small but beautiful garden with private areas. Only issues: squeaky floor joists and thin walls. Couple next door, Scandinavian and loud.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello 106Leslief, Thankyou for your lovely review. We promise to look at the issues you menction. Hope to see you again in future. Thank you Cindy/Olafs

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 November 2016

When we arrived at Olaf's guesthouse, we immediately felt "home" - a very cosy, friendly and nice atmosphere. Everybody was very open, friendly, caring and helpful! We will definitely consider to stay in this guest house once we are in cape town again.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Franziska, Thank you for your lovely view :) Looking forward to having you again. We happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Lovely day Cindy

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Good Location in Cape Town, very friendly, supportive. Nice place to stay also with the possibility sitting together drink some Sherry and plan or review the day. It was also no problem to park the car at the street outside.

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Hello Thomas, Thank you for a lovely review :) We looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Kind regards Olafs staff/Cindy

The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed for a few days in Cape Town in this very rustic hotel. Hop-on-hop-off around the corner; ideal location. Very friendly and helpful staff. Well-presented breakfast. I would recommend this guesthouse to all who like a quite stay in a vibrant city.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Vlaandereninperth, Thank you for your lovely review :) We happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward seeing you again in future. Best regards Cindy/Olaf's Staff

Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful. We liked the tasteful furnishing of living and breakfast room a lot as well as the really delicious breakfast! The central location is ideal to discover Cape Town and nevertheless the rooms are very quiet.

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Hello Sbossh, glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Olaf's. Best regards Cindy/Olafs staff

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 

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Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £87 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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