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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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30 Sep1 Oct
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Description
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
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. Everything about the hotel is great. It has nice central location and is close by to all popular tourist places in Cape Town. Just 10mins drive from Waterfront, few minutes from long street, 5mins from table mountain....More

1  Thank Harsh M
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time write down a review about your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear that your enjoyed the cuisine. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team! Thank you for choosing to stay...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We regularly stay at this establishment and enjoy the facilities. great location, free secure parking, superior sized rooms and well priced. we have noticed though, that maintenance has slipped. needs a coat of paint!! tap loose in bathroom etc, etc.More

2  Thank rrustler
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments pertaining to your recent stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time spent at Hippo Boutique Hotel and the welcoming service offered, met your expectations. Thanks...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Loved absolutely everything about this hotel! Great accessibility! Wide variety of restaurants within and around reach of hotel. The hotel and staff also make great ease to access restaurants. Great privacy! Room service is also quick and best! The room itself has less a hotel...More

1  Thank Londiwe L
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff,...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. The hotel was located in an area with many restaurants close by and there is Woolworths supermarket about 10 mins away. Pros: 1. Friendly and helpful staff. Especially Sindy. 2. Good and safe location. 3. Mini kitchenette complete with fridge,...More

2  Thank Ayql28
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 August 2017

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! I sincerely apologise for the experience with regards to...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a great 3 night stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel (back facing room) - excellent location (felt very safe to walk after dark to nearby restaurants/bars off Kloof Street), modern style, and daily ZAR100 vouchers to great breakfast options (Knead Bakery and Molten Toffee...More

1  Thank michster54
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location and amazing restaurants for breakfast. Fibre...More

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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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"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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