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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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Overview
5-9 Park Road Gardens Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Suites
Kitchenette
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay here on our first night in Cape Town! It’s in a great location, just a short walk from local shops, restaurants, cafes and tours. All the staff made us feel so welcome and went the extra mile to ensure our...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about Asandra. She checked us in offering a glass of wine and to sit down and relax while she took care of everything. Any arrangements that we want to make like a shark cage drop prior to going to Aquila for...More

Thank McK5nz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed my stay at the Hippo. Great location, very clean, personable staff, well stocked, great pillows, and large room and large bathroom. The rooms are all different. My room was a single story king. My colleague had a huge room with a kitchen...More

Thank lovesgoldens
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Hippo Hotel. We are delighted that you chose to stay with us and had a pleasant stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hippo Hotel on your return to Cape Town. Kind...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stayed here at the start of our holiday - it is in a lively part of town - there are bars below the hotel - which can be noisy until 11pm or so - but quiet after that. The room was large and well...More

Thank David V
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback with regards to your stay at Hippo Hotel. We can try and move your room to a back facing room which is much quieter subject to availability. We have tried on numerous occasions to make drivers aware of our...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Be warned if you have a lot of luggage, the hotel is up a flight of stairs if you come in from the street. there is an elevator in the back alley that you can take, but first you have to find the back alley,...More

Thank Fay W
Response from Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so very much for this review. Your specific comments helps us to continue to strive to make our hotel better and convenient for our guest. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we...More

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Find yourself in the hub of Cape Town's trendy cafe culture when staying at Hippo Boutique Hotel. This popular hotel boasts 20 standard rooms and 5 exclusive lofts - all spacious air-conditioned rooms are ...More equipped with King sized beds, designer furniture, stainless steel kitchenettes, complimentary parking on the premises as well as 24hour wireless internet access keeping you connected 24 hours a day!On the ground floor you'll find a choice of 3 excellent restaurants catering to every palette, from the best burgers at Jerry's to authentic Thai cuisine at Simply Asia finishing with a Mexican fiesta at Fat Cactus. Hippo is conveniently situated close to the centre of town - an ideal base from where you can explore all Cape Town has to offer you! Our team is well known for their exceptional customer service and are always ready with a smile. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
US$66 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
,
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
US$66 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
,
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Traveller (126)
Room & Suite (190)
Dining (28)
Pool & Beach (13)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from wanderer6149 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but ask the hotel directly. I always ask this question myself when booking any hotel. We did not smell any cigarette smoke on the floor we stayed.
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faascarol
17 April 2017|
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Response from Miss A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen the message you sent 3 weeks ago! I'm not sure about car hire as I've never hired a car on holiday. However, I don't think you will need a car in Cape Town as you have... More
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JimNealon
6 February 2017|
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Response from Elisa G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jim. I'd suggest posting your question via the hotel's website as well. Maybe they check that communications channel more frequently than here. Enjoy your trip!
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room that is not above the restaurants on the ground floor"
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"Ask for a room at the back if the noise from the bars and the street will bother you"
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"ask for a room in the back off the street (quieter)"
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"Avoid Room 12! A back room is quieter."
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