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Tom's Guest House

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

If you go to Cape Town you Must go to Tom's guest house. Gunther and Martin are really nice they love what they do and they are always around you to see if you need something. The house is a really beautiful , lovely decoration, the room are very spacious the bathroom just incredible and the breakfast is unbelievable I...

1Thank Toni Ucciso E
Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Cozy and well situated guest house close to the very city center. Nice rooms, excellent service, good breakfast, parking place directly in front of the door. However what counts most is the personal and extremely helpful care by the owners Günther and Martin. They really cared for us, gave us most valuable advice, what to do, what NOT to do,...

1Thank Anette_Jens2016
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It feels like arriving a in a safe harbor - cozy rooms, excellent service, owners that care and make your in Capetown more valuable. Toms's Guesthouse is located perfectly for excursions to the table mountains, trips to the city, the beach and is surrounded by nice restaurants.

Thank henrikevonwelck
Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We really felt at home at Tom's Guesthouse. Günter und Martin pampered us from the moment we made our booking. They came personally to pick us up from the airport, waited for hours in the middle of the night, as our plane was delayed, helped us organize our tours in the area, booked our rental car and drove us there...

Thank Thomas_and_Tina
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

I found the service from the staff and owners was extremely satisfying. Friendly and well informed as well as very helpful. The owners are very accommodating. Had a wonderful time and the experience was world class. I would recommend the geust house to any one who is i nterrested in a warm atmosphere and friendly service. Breakfast is fabulous, the...

Thank Silke K
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the beginning our tour and two at the end. The guesthouse is perfect located. Close to the Kloof street with many good restaurants. The house is nice with a small but pretty garden. The rooms are lovely decorated and offering all you need. Breakfast is perfect. And finally Guenter, Martin and their stuff are doing...

Thank Schneido
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We spend 4 day's in Tom's Guest house, and we really like it. Breakfast was delicious ........., rooms are clean and very nice decorated. The owner's are very a friendly, they will help you with everything you need.Location of the guest house is very close to the centrum. For us it was a perfect trip. We really enjoy it this...

Thank jana j
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I went to Cape Town as part of a large family and friends group attending the happy occasion of my sister's wedding and stayed at Tom's as it had been highly recommended by friends. When I arrived I found the rooms to be comfortable, the breakfasts were delicious, healthy and substantial and the young interns and kitchen staff most polite...

8Thank WitFit36
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This three star guesthouse has just been one of the worst experiences I have ever had and truly ruined my holiday. The positive reviews of this guesthouse are somewhat baffling based on the experience we have just had. We stayed here at the recommendation of family and had been really looking forward to it. Firstly, the location is convenient for...

7Thank 117newleaf
Reviewed 11 October 2014

A perfect guesthouse! We spend 10 days here and after a few minutes we felt like home. Breakfast was fantastic...you can decide if eating indoors or outdoors with a view at the pool...my favorites were the pancakes!!! Rooms are clean and decorated with african details. Martin and Günther will help you with everything you need (even reservations at restaurants or...

1Thank travelicious_Kali

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Tom's Guest House

Address: 44 Breda Street | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Oranjezicht
Price Range: €44 - €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tom's Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Tom's Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
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“Clean, friendly, comfortable accommodation. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff/owners. Very quiet.”
ireney2014, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“If you need privacy, get the independent rooms on the upper floor.”
SandyM190, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Room 5! My fave! Most romantic and secluded:)”
AntheaP590, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
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