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“Great Stay”
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Upperbloem
Ranked #53 of 109 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Great Stay”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Nice still place with very friendly staff. Excellent place to stay for the view and near the town.The breakfast was excellent. Rooms lovely and clean, owners are helpful and pleasant with the location being simply amazing..

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Best place to stay in Cape Town; close to all important places, opportunity to park our car and clean room. The breakfast service was handsome and the pool bigest during our holiday in South Africa. We got also nice tips even we do not need so much any more.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Ilmenau, Germany
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

Katrin (Boss) is very , very friendly and helpful. Breakfast excellent, from kitchen and terrace fantastic view to town, sea and table mountain. Low price for room...................................................

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

This was my second time in Upperbloom. Katrin, the owner of the place, makes you feel at home the very moment you arrive. The location in Bo Kaap facing the Waterfront with a view of the Table Mountain from the breakfast terrace is just amazing. There is a very nice swimming pool there and you can park your car in the street. There are nice restaurants or cafès nearby and you can walk to Long Street if you don't mind "climbing" up the hill back to your guesthouse afterwards;-) My honest recommendation for this place. You won't regret it!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Curitiba, PR
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Really good-value inn. It surprises me with a so nice rooms, view and service.
The owner was waiting me when I arrived, with some food, out of regular eating hour. She helped me a lot, since my one-day delayed flight (and she didn't charge me, even with my booking), and wake up really early to prepare a breakfast before I go to shark dive at 5 am. She also talked a lot about the city and place to visit and eat in Cape Town.
The internet was fast and reliable, the room very comfortable and clean. It changed my previous impression about South Africa and I can recommend to every my friends to visit Cape Town and stay in Upperbloem.
One bad point is that you need to 'climb' the streets to go there, but in the other hand, you have an incredible view of Atlantic Ocean and the city.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

Booked after reading all good reviews. Taxi was waiting for us at the airport and Katrin met us at the house with coffee and loads of info. We booked the room with the balcony which was well worth it for the stunning views over the city and nice to sit out after arriving home from an evening out. Good location, only a 5 min walk down to Long Street and although it was a steep walk back up it was quick and felt safe. Breakfast was available until late so was nice for a leisurely morning and felt really homely. My only tiny criticism is that our room was right next to the breakfast room so you could hear early risers talking! A lovely pool but was a bit chilly for us to use the few days we were there.

Room Tip: The room with balcony was definitely worth slight extra cost.... Lovely views!
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Great views. Lovely room and bathroom. Good breakfast. Excellent host - very friendly and helpful, particularly when a tour got cancelled at last minute on morning of trip and she helped me arrange something else. Best value part of visit to Cape Town. Thanks.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Upperbloem

Property: Upperbloem
Address: 8 Upper Bloem Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#23 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#35 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Upperbloem 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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