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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This lovely guest house was the anchor of the trip. A very quiet location and yet minutes drive from all the important places in the Greater Cape Town. Pat the manager did above and beyond to welcome us and attend to all our needs. Since we decided to get married in Cape Town Pat found us a wedding planner and...

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kindness. It was our pleasure having you both as our guests, and getting married at our Guest House was so exciting for me, I loved been apart of it all, it was so special. I am very happy that everything went according to plan. I do hope we will have the privilege of your...

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The service definitely deserves 5 stars as the team is really great. The place is lovely. Certain walls are paper thin, so it can be noisy depending on neighbours. When we came across the owner, she didn't seem interested in saying hi or talking.

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is much appreciated. I do apologise on behalf of the Owner, she been distracted just having received very upsetting news of the illness of her husband. I trust you will consider us again on your visit to Cape Town. We wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and everything of...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Comfortable, central bed and breakfast. They went out of their way to make our stay as pleasant as possible - even making us take away toasted sandwiches when our plans suddenly changed and we had to leave before breakfast !

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was pleasure having you, Sorry you were so busy on your trip, We do hope that you will visit us again. We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and everything of the best very for 2017.

King William's Town, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I enjoyed my visit especially the comfort I had in your business place. cleanliness, courtesy and security were what will make me come back in future. I have shared your details to friends. thank yoyu.

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

It really was wonderful having you, see again next year. Take care.

Stamford,CT
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was in Rondebosch to visit my son who is on a study abroad program at the University of Cape Town. The Roodenburg House is a very clean and comfortable property in a very peaceful and safe-feeling neighborhood and is a short 10 minute walk from my son's residence for his program. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, the...

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you as our guest. hope to see again see. All the best.

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Warm and friendly staff, comodious bedroom and bathroom with lots of packing space. Wifi works well. Ideal as base while exploring Cape Town and environs. Close to shopping malls and easy to get on the main arteries in and out of town, including to the airport.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I decided to book 3 days before flying, queried accommodation at very short notice, it was all organised with a shuttle to collect me all in a very short period of time. My room was lovely and clean, the staff were amazing and incredibly helpful and friendly, breakfast was tasty. I really would not hesitate to stay here again -...

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much. it was wonderful having you, trust that enjoyed stay with us. really hope to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Super friendly staff, great location if you're traveling to UCT, beautiful rooms and bathrooms, delicious breakfast. If you like the personal touch that comes with staying in a bed and breakfast then this is a great spot to be.

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much, always great having feedback from our amazing guests. hope to see you again soon.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Breakfast time should be earlier in the morning - 7am is too late - most people need to be on the road by 7am in the morning and to leave without breakfast is not good & disappointing because you have paid for it.

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Sorry about breakfast Brian, next time please request an early breakfast before hand and we will assist. Really hope you enjoyed you mini stay with us and hope to see again in the near future.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great service and very friendly and helpful staff.... thanks for making my stay with my niece so special. The location is perfect for parents who want to visit their children at UCT or nearby schools over weekend or so. ;-)

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patbrindleycapetown, Manager at Roodenburg House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, always great hearing our special guests. very happy the you enjoyed you stay with us and hope to see you again soon.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautifully restored 1882 Arts and Crafts residence is set in the heart of leafy Rondebosch, close to sports stadia and UCT. Luxury and comfort with air-conditioned bedrooms, original art work, fireplaces, stylish bar and lounges, gym and saltwater pool set in tranquil gardens. DSTV and WiFi. Gourmet breakfasts alfresco or indoors, with home cooked dinners offered. Spa treatments arranged. Conferences for up to 20. Easy access to City and airport. TGCSA 4-Star Guest House | Secure gated parking | Children welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roodenburg House

Address: 74 Camp Ground Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Rondebosch
Price Range: €68 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Roodenburg House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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