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Jambo Guest House

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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average2%
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“garden suite”(6 reviews)
“sterile hotel”(2 reviews)
“bay room”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgarden suitesterile hotelbay roomwithin walking distancelovely hostshelped us planspent nightscooked breakfasta great place to staysouth africafelt like homelocation is greatminute walkcentral locationbarryminamambo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights which was not long enough. Thank you Barry and Mina for making us so welcome, for your top tips of what to see and do and for your hospitality. Your home is unique, a true gem. Just a short walk...More

Thank 44julie
Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 44Julie, We are always happy that our guests have a good time here and thank you for your kind comments. Come back soon ! Warm regards Barry and Mina

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Enjoyed our 2 nights here a great deal. From the moment you walk in you feel like you are stepping back in time with the fabulous furnishings and decor and beautiful wooden floors. Barry welcomed us and was very relaxed and showed us around. We...More

Thank jokiwitraveller
Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Joki, We really appreciate the fact that you took the trouble to write a review about us. Thank you ! So glad that you enjoyed your stay but when you come again try and stay longer than two nights ! Warm regards Barry and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights at Jambo and didn't want to leave.The hospitality shown by Barry and Mina was so warm and welcoming and every day they helped us plan to make the best of our time. We saw all the highlights of Cape Town and...More

Thank alanbrand
Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alan,Carol,Julie and John, We try our best to ensure that our guests will experience the best of the Cape during their limited time here. We're so glad you all had a good time with us and hope we can be your hosts again some...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

We stayed at Jambo Guesthouse in early November for 3 nights but so wish we could have stayed longer. We were allocated the Bay Room which was exactly as it is described on the Jambo Guesthouse website. We were transported back to Victorian era, were...More

Thank Minstrel23
Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Minstrel23, We too wish you could have stayed longer and experienced even more of Cape Town, in our view the best City on the Planet ! Many thanks for airing your views onTripAdvisor - much appreciated Warm Regards Barry and Mina

Reviewed 5 January 2018

I stayed at the Jambo four years ago while a solo traveler off to see the world and returned this year with my mum and brother in tow to spend Xmas in Cape Town. Coming back to the Jambo felt like coming to visit old...More

1  Thank CliodhnaZtoical
Response from CapeTownJambo, Owner at Jambo Guest HouseResponded 6 January 2018

Dear Cliodhna, We are so glad you enjoyed your second visit to Jambo and thanks for posting a review. We too hope you will return before 4 years ! Regards Barry and Mina

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$128 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$128 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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alanhall082
13 January 2015|
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Response from CapeTownJambo | Property representative |
Dear Alan , Thanks for your enquiry. We think that Cape Town is the best city in the world and we'd love to be your hosts here. Have you already booked as I do not have a reservation with your name ? Our rates include a... More
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"All the rooms are individual and spacious"
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"Every room is individual with a theme. We had the rose with an enormous super comfy bed"
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"Every room has a theme so take a look at the website if you'd like to request a specific room."
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"all the rooms are great but the garden room is extra special."
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