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Cape Cadogan
Ranked #13 of 110 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Second visit here in two years and cannot say anything bad about the hotel. We had room 8 which is upstairs and has a small balcony with views of table mountain. The room and bathroom were extremely spacious and very comfortable and the location of the hotel is superb for a wide variety of restaurants within easy walking distance. All the staff are eager to please but special mention must go to Simone who was like a ray of sunshine on some quite wet days when we were there.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dirk J, Assistant Operations Manager at Cape Cadogan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

It is always a pleasure to welcome guests back to Cape Cadogan! Thank you for the great review, Cemone is indeed a ray of sunshine and I will pass these kind words on to her. I hope to welcome you back to Cape Cadogan in the future.

Kind Regards,
Dirk Jacobs

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

This small boutique hotel was perfect for our Cape Town stay. The building is beautiful, but the staff sets this hotel apart from many of the others at which we have stayed. They were friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The hotel is in a good location – away from the tourist crush but with convenient access to the major sights. One of the best things is the number of good restaurants within walking distance. These seem to be mostly family businesses with great food, in our view better than many of the big name restaurants that we also went to. Let the staff be your guide.

Room Tip: We stayed in room #1. The room was a reasonable size, but the high ceilings made the room seem bigg...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Hotel staff are very helpful, attention to detail is exceptional,breakfast was delicious, rooms are big and the the main lounge area has a fire and canapes are served each night. A shuttle runs to the V&A waterfront and there are many restaurants to within safe walking distance for dinner. We stayed 4 nights in August 2013 just wonderful

Room Tip: Highly recommend rooms on level 1
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stayed at The Cape Cadogan while touring South Africa and were delighted with it. It was our home while in Capetown and has a great location. Just a few steps away you can see Tabletop Mountain. There was a wonderful lounge to have drinks with our friends before setting off during the evening. The outdoor dining for breakfast was really pretty. The food was great !! Our room was perfect, bed was very comfortable and every night upon our return to the room we found a special treat waiting for us - every day it was different! I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Capetown.

Room Tip: As far as I could see, every room had its' own merits, so I wouldn't recommend one over anot...
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

I spent four nights at The Cape Cadogan Hotel during May, 2013. It is a beautiful property that is well run and provides lovely service to travellers needing a home away from home. I had a deluxe room that offered plenty of space for the in-room therapist who gave me some beauty treatments during my stay. I was very happy with my stay and would recommend the hotel to others. The price was also extremely competitive for the type of establishment it is.
My only concern being a single and independent traveller is that walking around Cape Town is not exactly comfortable after dark. The hotels location is about 20 minutes walk from the waterfront and being a solo female traveller who is used to walking everywhere whilst travelling I did feel self conscious and not comfortable after dark. This meant that I was constantly using taxis for getting around town which are not expensive but meant that I was not able to get a good feel of the city. Because of this I would probably stay at the waterfront next time due to the security presence which meant that I felt more confident walking around with my camera equipment and getting to and from local waterfront restaurants during the evening.
The breakfast was fantastic and a great start to my full days of sight seeing. The staff at the front desk were very helpful and always able to offer great advice during my stay.

Room Tip: The room I was in was up some stairs and out the back. During the weekend it was a little noisy bec...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

My wife and stayed here after reading some of the reviews. I can't really say anything bad about it. It was a good value for the money and we loved the area we were in. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We loved the breakfast and the room we stayed in had just been redone. I would definitely recommend this place if you like boutique hotels.

The only downside to this hotel is there are only a few spaces and the rest is on street parking, but we never had any issues parking near the hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

We stayed at the Cape Cadogan for two nights during our honeymoon in South Africa. It was a beautiful hotel with very friendly service. We really enjoyed the port and sherry before dinner by the fire and the very plentiful breakfast each morning. We had the upstairs room with the little balcony. The room was spacious, with a great big bathroom and had a great view of Table Mountain from the balcony. The shuttle was very helpful go get around to the waterfront and Simone was very accommodating. The personal note in our room wishing us a good honeymoon was a really nice touch. Overall, this was a very pretty hotel with great service.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cape Cadogan

Address: 5 Upper Union Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#17 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#26 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £184 - £333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cape Cadogan 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Offering a rare combination of historic exteriors with classic modern bohemian interiors, it was ‘Victorianised’ in 1912 and declared a National Monument in 1984. Its charm and character is matched with its desirable location amongst the popular restaurants, street cafes and stylish boutique shops of Kloof Street, the heart of Cape Town. More Cape Cadogan is owned and managed by the More Hotels Private Collection. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Cape Cadogan Hotel Cape Town Central
The Cape Town Cadogan
The Hotel Cape Town
Cape Cadogan Cape Town, South Africa

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