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Charmaine P
Cape Town Central, South Africa

Terribly Disappointed

2.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 Aug 2018
We booked on bookings.com and got a quote but on arrival we were told to pay an extra R410,00, the check in staff had absolutely no clue how to work with clients, and had a seriously bad attitude. The room overlooked a tattoo studio in a dodgy looking alley! The room had no ventilation and smelt aweful! The only ONE thing I can say was good, was the staff in the dining area were very polite and helpful. The food itself wasnt great! Who eats spinach and chilli / dry sausages for breakfast ? I definately wont go back, and wouldnt recommend it to my family and friends.
Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
2.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed for two nights as we were visiting family. Aircon not functioning on arrival - told it can only be fixed next day. Next day still wasn't really working.

Disgusting soap container in bathroom cabinet never cleaned even though we left it open for them to see. (Photo attached)

One towel in room even though it's a double bed room. The next day we we're only supplied with one towel again even though we asked for a second the night before. Towels also had holes in it (Photo below)

Woken up by other guests partying at 01:30. Nothing done by management.

No fridge. TV not working. No fridge in room. NO PHONE to phone down to reception. The list goes on.

Avoid avoid avoid. Definitely not worth three stars or your money.

Good wifi.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank DerrikDetroit
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

My wife and I, as well as our little daughter had a great stay here, especially with such a great ocean view! Food was wonderful and so were the staff. They were very accommodating and always willing to help. The room was awesome and comfortable, air conditioning is a must for me and they had it. Close to awesome restaurants as well as a great little beach with a pool for the kids. Awesome stay for sure.

Date of stay: April 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank DominicW821
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful. We were given a room next to the freeway. Couldn’t sleep a wink and I was traveling the next morning. The light in the room even when the light was switched off ,it kept flickering. If you go there don’t stay in Room 17.

Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank tim01212
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