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Dongola Guest House

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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All reviewsmike and sallyb bcape townguinea fowlguest housegreat hostsvery comfortable roomperfect place to stayevery respectattention to detaillovely guesthouseviews of the mountainsa wonderful stayeach morningbeautiful locationlonger staygarden room
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first visit to South Africa and Dongola Guest House was recommended for our stay in Cape Town. We were told that Dongola was fabulous and it did not disappoint. The owners Sally and Mike are lovely and so accommodating. They suggested some...More

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

Dear Julie, thank you for the "fabulous" review. So glad we made your first visit to South Africa a memorable one.Tell your friends and don't forget to came back. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stayed here for 6 nights during a car tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in Oct/Nov 2017. My wife and I are from Seattle WA and were travelling with my sister from Johannesburg. We are all in our late 60s. We prefer mid-range...More

Thank TimSeattle1
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Timothy, it is now time for you to take up your career as a travel blogger, never have we had such a detailed review at Dongola House. It tops any paid advertorial. We would also like to commend you on your support of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to Cape Town a lot and my first nights are always here, I often try and make my last night here as well and as much as I can in the middle. I have recommended it to everyone and no one has ever...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luci and I recently stayed at Dongola Guest House for a couple of days. Mike and Sally certainly welcomed us as old friends and made our stay a memorable one. The rooms are spacious, well decorated, air conditioned and extremely comfortable. Breakfasts where not what...More

Thank Marc C
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marc and Luci, thank you so much for the lovely review. Thank you for the complement regarding breakfast, we are not chefs but we have practiced the 10 items on the a la Carte menu, so the standard is high and consistent.We sincerely hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a very beautiful and quiet neighborhood. Rooms are very nice, however we didnt sleep too well - not sure if it was the mattress or something else. Vegetarian breakfast options are limited, but we were happy with what we had. Mike and Sally...More

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Praneet, thank you for the wonderful review. Sorry you did not sleep to well, it is usually the case that everyone has a lovely nights sleep. With regard to the breakfast options. Our buffet has 11 options many of which could be termed vegetarian...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$87 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Room & Suite (102)
Pool & Beach (21)
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Carol K
18 February 2016|
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Response from DongolaMike | Property representative |
I only found this now thank heaven Ron pointed you in the right direction.
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limey6644
31 July 2015|
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Response from dongolahouse | Property representative |
Sorry, no there is no public transport. There is a Red Bus Tour that operates a couple of kilometers from us, to Town. We will happily drop you at the Bus Stop. Kind regards Sally
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"Room 3 - quiet with great views of the mountains and gardens"
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"Any room !"
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"Rooms 7 and 8 can be combined to make a 2 bedroomed suite. Both have their own bathrooms."
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"We stayed in room #5 with direct pool access and a small porch, this room is great!"
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