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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

The hotel is on a great location for bars & restaurants & given we arrived on a Saturday Evening the ample off-road parking was a bonus. Our room was newly refurbished, very quiet & the new bathroom was truly stunning. We enjoyed our one night stay & would definitely return. Thank you all.

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Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our spacious rooms and off street parking. We are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The arrangement with the local restaurants for breakfast is fantastic! We loved the choices and the food was excellent. The location was great - so many choices as far as food and shopping, close to transportation. It was very easy to make arrangements for a driver. The rooms were very clean, nicely appointed and large. We were never disappointed -...

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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your...

Cape Town
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a great little hotel situated just off Cape Towns Kloof street, which is packed with great restaurants and small speciality shops. If you want to feel the buzz of Cape Towns city bowl this is a perfect place to use as a launchpad. The rooms are spacious and clean and include a small kitchen area built into a...

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Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 January 2016

When arriving in Cape Town, we stayed the first few nights in this hotel. The room was really spacious with a nice patio over the bustling bars. This hotel has been great for exploring Cape Town city center, Kloof street, Table mountain, but also easy access to other parts. The neighborhood is really lively with good bars and restaurants, but...

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Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take...

Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This hotel is in a good location in the Gardens within easy walking distance of sights in Cape Town. Nice large room. Many good restaurants within walking distance. Can recommend it. Concierge was helpful. They provide coupons for breakfast. Great bakery around the corner.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our spacious rooms, variety of choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We are very happy to know...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We stayed at the hotel on 4th of Jan, 2016 for 4 days. The hotel is in a good location, neat and clean but as per security and service it is really laid back. On the very first day my perfume was STOLEN from my room during the room cleaning time. I informed the reception and their reaction was so...

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On behalf of Hippo Boutique I would like to humbly apologise for your disappointing experience with regards to your perfume that went missing. Further to our conversation at reception we investigated thoroughly with each and every staff member. We did try and get hold of you numerous times, however you were not in the room. We would like to assure...

Reviewed 18 January 2016

Stayed here over the Christmas break. The hotel is in a great location amongst all the bars and restaurants on Kloof street with the added advantage of having secure off street parking. Unfortunately on each of the four nights we stayed there we weren't able to sleep due to the noise coming from the two bars on the ground floor....

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Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologise for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants. We are looking at how to minimise the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include putting up doors in the corridors and getting double glazing for the windows. We...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed with a delegation and rented 11 rooms for 8 nights.Specifically requested rear rooms due to noise in front of the hotel. Great rooms and great location. Cindy at front desk was terrific as well as night receptionist. Also enjoyed breakfast at Knead and 90 rand voucher. When a problem did arise Adiene, the GM, addressed the issue head on...

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Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take...

Reviewed 14 January 2016

We had a good stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. Although would I go back? Maybe, but probably not. If you're into staying in the city, it's a good location, with many restaurants at your door step. I liked the breakfast idea of offering a few spots to visit in the area, we enjoyed Knead and Jerry's. The room and hotel...

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Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to us, we will follow up each one with an action plan to improve our overall...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €110 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Choose a non street side room. Room 112 has an adjoining balcony with its neighbour- see my review for full story.”
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 of 5 bubbles BrennaSmith15, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Mini Cooper suite is beautiful and private”
 of 5 bubbles ShaunV28, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the one at the back of the hotel not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Sendilen, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose a room at the back of the hotel to avoid street noise”
 of 5 bubbles wanderer6149, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the street - the ones at the rear are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles po-purri, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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