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Blackheath Lodge
Ranked #3 of 106 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Seattle, Washington
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“Wonderful place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I spent 5 days at Black heath lodge and i really loved it, the Staff were very helpful and so kind,extremely patient, i will definitely recommend to family and friends. special thanks to Jean Claude, hard working Man, always smiling and offering to make your stay the comfortable at night and also during the day.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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1 Thank Perony H
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

My wife and I spent a night at Blackheath Lodge on March 20th. It was a special place with great staff, owners, ambience, rooms, etc. Our flight wasn't until 10 pm, and they were very accommodating.

I highly recommend this lodge for anyone looking to spend a day or more in the heart of Cape Town. It is a short walk to the waterfront and a quick cab to the V&A waterfront development.

Spectacular. Thanks Anthony, and everyone else at Blackheath.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Blackheath Lodge is an beautiful and quaint boutique hotel. Anthony and Jean Claude made sure every detail of your stay is taken care of. They both provided excellent advice and arranged for reservations at really lovely restaurants. They really think of everything. We rented the mini for a day trip to the Cape Peninsula and they made sure we had beach bags stocked with towels! The Lodge is beautiful. Our room was large and decorated beautifully. While we did not have a view, we were happy with how private our room was. The pool area is a lovely place to relax and the bar and kitchen are stocked with anything you could want or need. Breakfast was delicious. I couldn't recommend Blackheath more highly. One quibble - the location is not super convenient to many sights - we relied on cabs. But the Lodge is so lovely, it is almost feels like a retreat from the rest of the city.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Le Bois-Plage-en-Re, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

May be difficult to rate this hotel after staying at DISART, where the stay was perfect. If the decoration at Black Heath was not my taste, this in only personal and may suit many others. However, the room cleanliness that was very average - mainly the bathroom, bad luck also that noisy tourists decided to have breakfast early.
Bedroom very small, though access to a shared adjacent lounge, felt like locked in a box all night !

Room Tip: Avoid #5 which is locked between pool house toilets and another room
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Sebastien Y
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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

We were here in family and enjoyed every moment. The guest house was clean, well decorated close to all major tourist attractions & our hosts could not to enough for us. Hopefully we will be back soon!
Grit, Anna + Dieter

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Excellent room. Made to feel very welcome by Godfrey and the team. A beer on arrival is always sure to get me on a hotel's side. Staff are happy to make suggestions and bookings for restaurants/taxis . A nice touch was the provision of a mobile phone, useful for calling taxis etc. (call costs added to bill so don't go nuts and call home for three hours). Excellent breakfast. Not in centre of Cape Town but not too far by taxi. Half hour walk to V&A waterfront.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

What more can be sais? Warm and friendly with utter professionalism in every aspect of the lodge. This was our second visit after a break of 2 years and, if anything, it gets better all the time. Great location. Very highly recommended.

Room Tip: We like the rooms at the top of the main house.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Blackheath Lodge
Address: 6 Blackheath Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackheath Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Blackheath Lodge is a Victorian guest house situated below Signal Hill, a stone's throw from the city, Waterfront and well-known beaches. Stylish bedrooms, excellent personalized service and warm hospitality. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the pool and garden. Come home to a sundowner after a busy day of sightseeing or power business dealings, safe in the knowledge that a quiet, comfortable night's sleep awaits you. Airport transfers. Credit Cards. Children 12+. TGCSA 4-Star Guest House. ... more   less 
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