We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dongola Guest House

Is this your business?
Save
Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (102)
Pool & Beach (21)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mike and sally”(15 reviews)
“b b”(57 reviews)
“cape town”(129 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Offers from Dongola Guest House
Offers & Announcements: Free parking and wifi
Offers from Dongola Guest House
Offers & Announcements: Free parking and wifi
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (483)
Filter reviews
430 results
Traveller rating
423
7
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
423
7
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmike and sallyb bcape townguest housegreat hostsguinea fowlevery respectperfect place to stayattention to detailviews of the mountainsa wonderful stayrooms are spaciouseach morninggarden roomglass of winebeautiful locationlonger stay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 430 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very organised guesthouse. Air-conditioning available. Had breakfast trays prepared for the couple of days that we were going out early. Welcoming and accommodating people running the place. Beautiful views out the back garden - lovely place to just chill out after a hot day roaming...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank ang937403
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review it is much appreciated, especially when it is a good one! Our adorable friendly pets are known as "The Guest Walking Department" they are retired guide dogs for the blind and enjoy leading our...More

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
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 2 weeks ago

The guesthouse is located in a great location and within easy walking distance to both Groot and Klein Constantia wine estates. The room was very clean and comfortable and quiet. Mike saved the day when our wine tour fell through with another awesome recommendation. Breakfast...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank mcarte630980
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marsha, thank you for the great review. I am assuming the very good score for the room was due to the Aircon not working. Well I found the problem....a Gecko had crawled inside and managed to short out the motherboard of the computer, only...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dongola has it all. Thank you Sally, Mike and Nathalie. Perfect place to start our Cape Town adventure. Four nights in clean and nice rooms, wonderful breakfirst at the terrace, fantastic garden and view and a hospitality that felt like being with family thanks to...More

Thank HegeandTobben
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hege and Tobben, thank you for the lovely review. We are so happy that you appreciated our water wise approach to hospitality. We have more than halved our water usage since November 2016 but with little impact on the service we provide. Hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A peaceful, attractive location, yet within easy reach of all that Cape Town has to offer. Sally gave us a warm welcome and she, Natalie and Mike were excellent hosts. Delicious breakfasts on the terrace with mountain views were a highlight of our stay. We...More

Thank F3271EGmaryl
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the Guest Walking facility. Whilst we are situated in a very safe almost rural area many guest feel just that little bit more comfortable with a friendly Labrador to keep them company on a...More

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (102)
Pool & Beach (21)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Carol K
18 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DongolaMike | Property representative |
I only found this now thank heaven Ron pointed you in the right direction.
0
Votes
limey6644
31 July 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Even the smaller unit is comfortable and well equipped."
Read review
"Some rooms had private patios which got the late afternoon sun, which would be nice"
Read review
"If the four rooms we have enquired about are already fully booked then WE would be idiots to share our..."
Read review
"Room 3 - quiet with great views of the mountains and gardens"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing