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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“kloof street”(30 reviews)
“great location”(52 reviews)
AMENITIES
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
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Kitchenette
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All reviewskloof streetbreakfast vouchersgreat locationrestaurants downstairstable mountainkitchenette arealong streetsmall kitchenchoice of restaurantsoff street parkinglarge roomyour doorstepsecure parkingwithin walking distancerooms are moderngreat rooma great stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked hippo boutique hotel for a weekend a way. What a nice place and in the middle of loads of restaurants. The room is very big with a small kitchenette with a micro wave. The woolies is around the corner so you also can...More

1  Thank Margonda
Response from Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for several nights with my husband and could not have chosen a better hotel for our Cape Town adventure. The hotel is just off Kloof Street which is such a great part of the city to stay in. The rooms are very spacious...More

1  Thank kbialy
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really loved the room at the hotel. It was big and comfortable and also had a nice balcony with a table and chairs to have breakfast. Location was also good, close to many restaurants and easy to move around from there. But indeed it...More

1  Thank Ximena C
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2x nights in room 117- no real windows or natural light, and no locatable air con, so a bit stuffy. Nice modern feel to the room, but don't feel I got one of the better rooms. Pricing is good for central Capetown, easy...More

1  Thank AndySmal
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! I sincerely apologise for the experience with regards to...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Our room was roomy and nice, with 2 beds and a sitting area. The hotel is quiet, and the folks friendly and helpful. It is right off Kloof so there were great fun places to go to eat and hang, all safe walking distance. We...More

1  Thank Ellen W
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location and amazing restaurants for breakfast. Thank...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from wanderer6149 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but ask the hotel directly. I always ask this question myself when booking any hotel. We did not smell any cigarette smoke on the floor we stayed.
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from Miss A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen the message you sent 3 weeks ago! I'm not sure about car hire as I've never hired a car on holiday. However, I don't think you will need a car in Cape Town as you have... More
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JimNealon
6 February 2017|
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Response from Elisa G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jim. I'd suggest posting your question via the hotel's website as well. Maybe they check that communications channel more frequently than here. Enjoy your trip!
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"ask for a room in the back off the street (quieter)"
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"Avoid Room 12! A back room is quieter."
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"Get a suite - it's HUGE and so worth it."
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"Room 113 was very spacious. A little noise from the bar stopped prompt 11pm. We would have the same room..."
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