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Hippo Boutique Hotel
Ranked #49 of 106 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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21 reviews
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“Nice Spacious Rooms”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2011

Nice spacious rooms. The hotel is in a busy part of the city so when the bars close late at night it can get quite noisy. Everything was very clean. There lots of shops and restaurants nearby. Free wifi was a plus. I loved the minimalist decor of the rooms which were simple yet comfortable.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled on business
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

We stayed at the Hippo over New years and the setting was pefect. It's in a fun neighbohood where there are shops and restaurants all around. Service was vey good and the hotel was very nice. Spacious rooms and nice decor. Very clean hotel! The food at the restaurant was vey good... We would go back anytime. Pefect for a couple who likes boutique hotels and tendy places.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 10 October 2011
Thank you so much for the great review and rememebring your experience with us from months back. We are delighted to know we made such a good impression on you.

We strive to keep up the good service and promise to stay in the same location for you to come back and enjoy! :-)
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Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

We frequently use the Hippo hotel for visiting business colleagues from overseas. The friendly service and unique, beautiful rooms, as well as the convenient location always make first time (and return) visitors feel so welcome. Restaurants and bars in walking distance (two downstairs) and easy access to the Waterfront, Table Mountain and other attractions. Great for business and hip holiday travel alike..

Room Tip: Rooms vary, from studios to two story lofts. Ask for details to make sure you get what you are after...
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review, 10 October 2011
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We at Hippo value and appreciate all effort made to comment on our hotel and strive to keep up the good work.

Thank you again and look forward to welcoming you as well as your business colleagues to Hippo again soon :-)
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2011

really lovely hotel. fab rooms. very comfortable beds.
only wish they had a porter to help lug suitcases up the staircase and that breakfast was included in the room cost!

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  • Stayed November 2010, travelled on business
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Guernsey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2011

Very relaxed and very friendly. The helpful staff couldn't do enough when i arrived without luggage. Excellent restaurants below and good amenities in the hotel. I'll definitely stay again.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled solo
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2011

A great place to stay with really nice helpful staff.
Easy to reach the Waterfront and any where else you need to get to.

Downstairs Greens provides a great breakfast,around the corner the staff recommended a great Day Spa HAND.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled on business
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2011

we stayed for 2 nights. rooms very big! free wifi, friendly staff! good location. free parking. safe and clean. a bit expensive.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Property: Hippo Boutique Hotel
Address: 5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#44 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Find yourself in the hub of Cape Town's trendy cafe culture when staying at Hippo Boutique Hotel. This popular hotel boasts 20 standard rooms and 5 exclusive lofts - all spacious air-conditioned rooms are equipped with King sized beds, designer furniture, stainless steel kitchenettes, complimentary parking on the premises as well as 24hour wireless internet access keeping you connected 24 hours a day!On the ground floor you'll find a choice of 3 excellent restaurants catering to every palette, from the best burgers at Jerry's to authentic Thai cuisine at Simply Asia finishing with a Mexican fiesta at Fat Cactus. Hippo is conveniently situated close to the centre of town - an ideal base from where you can explore all Cape Town has to offer you! Our team is well known for their exceptional customer service and are always ready with a smile. ... more   less 
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Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa

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