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Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The hotel is perfectly located, but hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the Waterfront. You are able to step out of the tranquility of the hotel to any part of Cape Town easily. The staff are outstanding, especially Nomore and Nasi at the pool, Rodney in the bar, and Carol at breakfast. Oswell is without question the best and happiest door man ever. The rooms are extremely well laid out and luxurious. We had a great spa experience as well. I would definitely recommend this hotel. After 7 years of coming here, we are already looking forward to next year’s trip.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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Juan W, Manager at Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Good Morning

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your most recent stay at the Queen Victoria Hotel and Manor House. We are delighted to hear of Your amazing experience.

Our staff are certainly our number one asset and I will be sure to convey your comments.We look forward to welcoming you back again next year to create another memorable experience with us.

Kind Regards

Juan

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stayed at the Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor house for a week over Christmas 2017. We got upgraded to the Manor House room 1402 which comes with a Butler believe it or not. Every person there was friendly from beginning to end. And much to our surprise, our 2nd best meal of the entire week was at the DASH Rest & Bar...not what we expect from a hotel restaurant. We had Christmas Day dinner there and it was utterly scrumptious. They also have a great breakfast spread or room service. The second best part is the location. We walked to tons of places on the waterfront and a day hike up Signal hill from there one day. Our stay helped greatly in an all around wonderful week in Cape Town as newbies. If we make it back to Cape Town, we would gladly stay here again. Jeff & Todd

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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Juan W, Manager at Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Good Monring

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review on your recent stay at the Queen Victoria Hotel and Manor House. The team and I are thrilled to learn of your wonderful stay with us.

I am happy to hear that you experienced the passionate personalised service the team strive to deliver. Dash Restaurant certainly does prepare a wonderful array of culinary delights and we will be sure to pass on your comments to the team.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to create more memorable experience with us.

Kind Regards

Juan

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The property was beautiful and the location near the wharf was wonderful. There were only ~35 rooms so the hotel was never too busy and it was easy to sit for breakfast service. The front desk service was ok, slightly below par for the price of the hotel but still average. Recommend staying here if you want to be near the wharf.

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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Juan W, Manager at Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Good Morning

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at the Queen Victoria Hotel. Our location is certainly very convenient, right in the heart of the Mother City

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to create another memorable experience with us.

Kind Regards

Juan

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

It’s for me the best boutique hotel in Cape Town . I used to come in Cape Town and it’s my hotel since 4 years .
You feel like in family and the staff is amazing , always kind and ready to help you
For sure I recommend it

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Juan W, General Manager at Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Good Morning

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at the Queen Victoria Hotel. We always enjoy welcoming back guests to the hotel and are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to create another memorable experience with us as part of the Queen Victoria family.

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Juan

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Had a lovely stay at the QV at the end of a self drive tour of the eastern cape, and the hotel fitted the bill perfectly. From our first contact arriving at the door, to departure for the airport, all staff were superb, welcoming, efficient and friendly without fail and should be highly commended.
The hotel restaurant "Dash" serves first class food in the evenings and the tasting menu is exceptional, and a credit to the new young executive chef. Well done.
Like some others our stay was spoiled by the impact of the wedding of a family member of the owners which effectively put the public areas, garden and pool area, and evening dining room out of bounds for two days of or stay. Had this been declared at booking, we would have booked another hotel, and the comments from the manager on other reviews about being understanding, only serve to underline the lack of consideration to paying guests, with a take it or leave it attitude. Any other decent 5 star hotel would have made arrangements for inconvenienced quests, and at the very least made some offer of recompense, but this was not even considered which was sad because it undermined the great work of all hotel, and sullied good memories of our stay. Maybe not too late to remedy with guests impacted, but given previous attitude, I would not hold out much hope. Very poor, and explains the 4 star grading at the very most.

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Juan W, General Manager at Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Good Morning

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at the Queen Victoria Hotel and Manor House. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Queen Victoria. We are very excited about our new Chef, Albert, and his food is getting great reviews

The team and I truly are passionate about the experience our guests receive and I am happy to hear that that we were able to add value to your time in Cape Town.

We sincerely apologies for the inconvenience caused by the wedding ceremony. This was unfortunately a very last minute decision to assist due to extreme winds experienced on the day in the city and as a result the original outdoor venue was not able to accommodate the ceremony.

We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future.

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