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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago

After arriving in Cape Town 10 Hours late thanks to The Permier Class Train from Johannesburg the Hollow on the Square was a welcome breath of fresh air. We arrived at 10:30 PM tired and not to impressed with this travelling lark. The staff were...More

Thank Paulagoofy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the annex to the hotel. Many problems noticed: fresh painting on the walls , air-con was dropping but the problem was solved in time, no internet in the room, minibar out of service and no water and blinds damaged. The real hotel...More

Thank Mayanaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting CT for a conference. Tried to get an early check-in but had to wait over 2 hours for room to be made up. Rooms are ok but nothing flash. Wifi is patchy and not good enough for FaceTime etc. Breakfast is included, however I’m...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is well located a short walk away from both the trendy waterfront district and the historic district. Our room was in the annexe, large and comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast offered a lot of choice and the quality was...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We were a group of six. I had guests from Germany from my main supplier and I was embarrassed by the pathetic WiFi system the hotel uses. In retrospect, I read a lot of complaints about the WiFi which I am sorry I did not...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$103 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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US$103 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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titilope o
18 November 2016|
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Hi yes all rooms have en suite bathrooms. The 30 Green Annexe Rooms have large showers and toilet facilities only. The other 56 rooms have a toilet, shower and bath. Thanks Paul
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Liudmyla G
12 October 2016|
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Hi Liudmyla if we could get your car registration details and model/colour it would make it easier.(But this is not essential). If you can, please could you email this to us. We look forward to you staying with us! Warm... More
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AngelofArdor
10 October 2016|
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Response from Musicexplore | Property representative |
Hi we look forward to welcoming you to Hollow on the Square! Norman Stevens runs an extremely professional tours and transfers company and will gladly arrange it. Unfortunately this site does not allow us to send email... More
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"Corner rooms away from the main road are best"
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"Rooms in the Green Annexure is spendid"
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"I don't know if there are good rooms. I suggest staying elsewhere."
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"Rooms on the north side have better views"
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