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“Great guesthouse in quiet and secure area!”
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Underberg House
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Reviewed 4 December 2010

Anne and Bruce were extremely helpful! To all our questions (and they were numerous :-)) they had an answer and they gave us a lot of tips (advice). Breakfast was delicious and nearby were good restaurants in this quiet and secure area. Thank you for your hospitality!

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 December 2010

Lovely guest house in Tamboerskloof, a great location for your stay in Cape Town. It is a central but quiet area, even at night we never felt unsafe in the area, and all amenities are in walking distance. To Long Street it is only a 5 minute walk and from there you can reach St. George Mall and the City Bowl within 15 Minutes.
The house itself is a beautiful Victorian Style villa, nicely decorated (I wish my house looked like it...) that made me feel at home right away.
Free parking is available, free WI-FI in the guest house.
The rooms are (almost) all renovated with modern bathrooms, a king size bed, down comforters and we had the pleasure of staying in room 6 with a private balcony.
The breakfast was good: we enjoyed a warm breakfast and the fruit salad to start us off in the day.
Most of all, we enjoyed the hospitality of Ann and Bruce who made us feel very welcome and helped us out with many useful recommendations. They were the nicest people and made our stay even more enjoyable!

We will definitely recommend this guest house to our friends and family and when we come back to Cape Town, we know where to stay!

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

very warm welcome by Anne & Bruce.
the house : beautilful Victorian style renovated house in a calm place at a walking distance (10min) of City Bowl best restaurants, bars and touristic attractions. Terrasse view on Table Mountain.
the room : nice king size bed, new shower in my room
services : good buffet breakfast, free parking, free WIFI connection
rate: 600rd / night for a single room mid November 2010
I recommend this guest house for any type of trip to Cape Town, holliday or business (Convention Center is less than 10 min. drive).

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

Great B&B in central Cape Town (but not too central as to be bombarded by traffic). A 15 minute walk to bars and restaurants. The B&B is in a old but completely renovated colonial house with 15 feet ceilings (or so it seems), the rooms are quite large. Best shower I had in all of South Africa.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled with friends
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Thank genabbott
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Reviewed 20 October 2010

We felt very welcomed by Bruce and Anne. This is a top notch accomodation and beautifully finished. We looked at other guest houses in the area but this one came out tops. We would like to thank Anne for recommending Beleza and Millers Thumb because those became our favourite eating places. If you are coming to Tamboerskloof stay at The Underberg and eat at Beleza and Millers which are around the corner and you will have the most relaxing holiday of your life.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

Had such a great stay and owners of the house were unbelievably helpful and accommodating of all 12 of us staying at the lodge that weekend. Thanks so much.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled on business
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Thank Gitalippstreu
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Reviewed 7 October 2010

The location was perfect, not in the hustle and bustle of town, but close to all amenities. The establishment is clean and homely and the rooms are spacious. The beds were very comfortable. The breakfast was generous, healthy and in a very comfortable setting. Access in and out of the place was easy for guests, but also had safety as top of mind. We all enjoyed staying there, so much so, that our colleagues are planning to return for another business trip.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled on business
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Thank SittoK
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Additional Information about Underberg House

Address: 6 Tamboerskloof Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Underberg Guest House)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 156 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £72 - £144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Underberg House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Underberg provides warm and hospitably service. All our colonial rooms are super comfortable with modern en-suite bathrooms. For further comfort, each room is equipped with a flat screen TV with satelite chanels, Air conditioning and heating , overhead ceiling fan, American plantation shutters, tea/coffee facility, hairdryer, free toiletries, fitted carpet, safe, white cotton percale sheets, down duvets in winter and cotton blankets inthe summer. ... more   less 
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