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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

9 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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#88 of 128 in Cape Town Central
Hollow on the Square is conveniently situated within walking distance of the famous V&A Waterfront, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), and just minutes from other inner city shopping meccas such as Green Market Square, St Georges Mall and the beautiful Flower Market. This trendy modern city hotel offers 56 large semi-self catering en-suite bedrooms with all modern amenities. The eco-friendly addition to the hotel, The Green Annexe, an oasis of 'green'-inspired hospitality, boasts 30 stylishly calm rooms, which have all been created with energy-efficient and environmentally sound materials, without compromising on luxury. The trendy public areas portray a French-chic vibe and include a relaxed lounge and dining area with cocktail bar and patio. For keeping you connected 24-7 we have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. For the first-time travellers to Cape Town, or for guests who need assistance with anything to do with Cape Town, our friendly Concierge is available to help enrich your stay in the 'Mother City'. Not only do we offer advice, but also a shuttle service and tours within the city and surrounds (booking advisable), car hire and the ease of foreign currency exchange within the hotel.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu
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alhattalimouna wrote a review Feb 2020
Muscat Governorate, Oman33 contributions4 helpful votes
My first time in Cape Town! Really my choice of the hotel is right! Nice location and the most beautiful hotel staff! The reception staff greet you with a wide smile and always helpful. Mr. Charles, Mr. Rashid, and so does Mrs. Louisiana. Of course, I don’t forget Mr. Frenk. The hotel is very close to the cticc with steps! Close to the waterfront as well.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
radhika_agrawal4 wrote a review Feb 2020
New Delhi, India35 contributions28 helpful votes
Great base to explore Cape Town..comfortable and clean rooms, great helpful staff, good breakfast (cooked items). The only thing I would want to point out is that the cheese and cold cuts display kept at breakfast next to the fruits had some "fruit flies"/insects in it, perhaps they should do something about it! We spent two nights here and overall I would recommend it!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Topofkilimanjaro wrote a review Jan 2020
Seaford, United Kingdom22 contributions17 helpful votes
I stayed here in early Jan for a few days then went off to Paternoster and came back to stay a couple more nights before I flew out. I liked this hotel because it was a minimum fuss, plenty of space place. The rooms are an excellent size, the breakfast is served in an unhurried, gentle pace (and there's a cracking selection to munch on), and the staff are all extremely friendly. In particular a marvellous person (Namhla) on reception helped me out with my ad-hoc booking when I returned and she was able to find me a rate that corresponded to the on line price - even thoughit was a walk-up. Waterfront area is a short walk away, but I spent more time on Long Street which is just nearby, and took several walks around Gardens and Orangezicht. Great hotel, lovely staff, fine location. Bar is good too !
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Date of stay: January 2020
Johan R wrote a review Jan 2020
Somerset West, South Africa53 contributions18 helpful votes
Although it is theoretical a convenient location close to many of the city's attractions, it is a bad/dodgy area with a lot of noise and beggars and street sleepers less from 20 meters from the front entrance. Limited parking with only 8 places reserved for the hotel's guests - rest open for public. Sticky, dirty gum from the trees dripped onto my vehicle messing up the windscreen, paint, and even causing sticky doors difficult to open afterwards. The entrance from the parking into the hotel's backdor is through/past a noisy kitchen area - not very professional. No vehicle access to the front entrance. At night this is not nice at all. I slept on the 4th floor (top) and the people and aircon noise from the surrounding buildings forced me to close all my windows. The views from the rooms are straight into the buildings next door. I asked reception about the TV channels to watch the live sport. The receptionist did not know. She called the maintenance man who also did not know. He strated fiddling with the WiFi on the TV in the sitting room. Eventually I found the appropriate channels on my romm's TV although the image quality was not good. The stairs to the top floors goes past kitchen cabinets and were not very clean. Empty beer bottles were left on the stairs. On the plus side: the rooms aref ine with quality linen, furniture and fittings. The best was the Nespresso coffee machine with enough capsules and milk for one person.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Cruiser59033787844 wrote a review Dec 2019
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The property is location is good. However, the noice from outside can be heard through windows. I was impressed with the service at the hotel. It shares parking with the other building in the area. If you have car with wheel caps they are at risk of being stolen because access to the parking area is not restricted to quest.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
US$61 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Nearby attractions include KT Tours (0.5 km), Alexander Bar, Café & Theatre (0.5 km), and Artscape (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Col'Cacchio Foreshore, Villa 47, and Food Lover's Market Icon Building.
Does Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.05 km away from the centre of Cape Town Central.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, Zulu, and Xhosa.
Are there any historical sites close to Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iziko Slave Lodge (0.9 km), City Hall (1.9 km), and Irma Stern Museum (5.6 km).