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The Lions
Ranked #24 of 156 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night, 2 days. The property is family-run, very well maintained and has a great view of Table Mountain. It's very close to the Table Mountain Cable Car station, though some distance from the waterfront (not walkable). My room on the ground floor was spacious, clean and comfortable. The rooms on the garden level are lower in height and could be a bit of an issue for tall people. Mariette, our host, was cordial and gracious to give us access to the cooler in her living room (first drink was free!) So that's definitely a plus. We also got a nice keychain as a giveaway on checking out. Overall, a very pleasant experience. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed: February 2018, travelled with friends
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antonymaltz, Owner at The Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your positive stay.

We have upgraded all our facilities to ensure that we keep improving our offerings.

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our establishment.

It would be a pleasure to host a longer stay in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend the Lions - everything is exactly as advertised - superb location, superb hosts, and superb breakfast. They go out of their way to meet your needs, are highly communicative, and generally helpful. Will definitely stay again!

Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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antonymaltz, Owner at The Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure hosting your stay John.

We are happy that you found everything to be as advertised and that you plan to stay in the future.

We look forward to making improvements in the interim that your experience is as memorable as it was on your last stay.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spend one night in Cape Town due to work. The guest house is in an excellent location to all the best spots in Cape Town. The room I stayed in was comfortable and the bathroom was clean with a nice big shower. Shower supplies and a hairdryer was also provided. The garden has a beautiful view of Table mountain. The staff are also very friendly.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled on business
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antonymaltz, Owner at The Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

The guest house is in a prime area to many of the major tourist attractions.

We are happy that you enjoyed the use of the garden as it is our little oasis and it offers super relaxing time away from the noise as our garden is tucked away in the back of the establishment.

We look forward to hopefully hosting your stay in the future.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place,
Well located, clean, calm, comfortable and convenient.
The breakfast is delicious!!!
Beautiful garden and amazing view to the Table Mountain
The team is always available to help you and give you a hand.
Great experience in Cape Town.

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Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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antonymaltz, Owner at The Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was wonderful to host your stay Juan Felipe and Elizabeth.

We are always happy to engage with guests and to share our local secrets. I am glad that you had the opportunity to have the time to explore Cape Town and the Winelands.

I personally had a super connection with both of you.

It was a pleasure to host your stay and was really sad to see you leave.

We hope to have you stay in the near future.

With Cape Town Greetings

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I stayed only for one night at the Lion's guest house and arrived very late. The owner was very friendly and was present late to receive me. The room was equipped with everything only the bed was not very comfortable, but the breakfast made up for it. It was just amazing, pancakes with smoked salmon, avocado, asparagus and lettuce. There was also juice, fresh fruits and coffee or tea. It was really something I did not expect. The staff was very friendly and helpful. A great guest house for your stay in Cape Town.

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled solo
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antonymaltz, Owner at The Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Elizabeth it was a real pleasure hosting your stay.

We really enjoy meeting new guests and having the opportunity to engage with you was a rewarding experience.

We are happy that you enjoyed our fresh daily breakfast that many guests keep on talking about as the highlight of the stay.

We look forward to hopefully hosting your stay in the future.

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Address: 49 Kloof Nek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
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Ranked #24 of 156 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lions 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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