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Dongola Guest House

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30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Special Offer: Free parking and wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my husband and daughter, awesome place. Sally, one of the owner, assisted with reservation to a local restaurant which was everything she said it would be. Her place is upscalled, as well as her breakfast. We plan to stay longer on our next...More

Response from MikeO2529, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

Hello Marie Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to welcoming you back one of these days! Kind regards Sally

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stayed here for 6 nights during a car tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in Oct/Nov 2017. My wife and I are from Seattle WA and were travelling with my sister from Johannesburg. We are all in our late 60s. We prefer mid-range...More

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Timothy, it is now time for you to take up your career as a travel blogger, never have we had such a detailed review at Dongola House. It tops any paid advertorial. We would also like to commend you on your support of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2 night stay at Dongola Guesthouse was suburb. We loved the large comfortable rooms and the owners and lovely staff were very accommodating to our needs. The breakfasts were simply delicious. We will definitely return

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, two little girls (4 and 5) and I stayed here for 9 nights. We knew it would be a good stay, but it still managed to exceed our expectations. Mike and Sally are fantastic hosts and they manage Dongola together with calm perfection....More

Thank Luke B
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow Luke thank you for the superb review. Fine praise indeed from someone who works in the travel industry. Yes we have a great team they have been with us throughout our 10 year journey. we were happy we could extend you an upgrade that...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Situated in a quiet neighborhood of Constantia close enough to all attractions, this guest house was a very pleasant surprise at a competitive rate for B & B. The room was furnished above average and provided everything one would expect. Despite the water problems the...More

Thank Hans5307
Response from Mike O, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hans, thanks for the recommendation. With the help of our guests we have managed to bring our water consumption down dramatically. In 2016 guests were using around 200 litres per day now they are using around 80 litres per day, it is this type...More

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We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg ...More mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330 year old Groot Constantia, friendly pubs, superb restaurants, from easy eating to fine dining, golf courses and the magnificent Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. With the M3 Highway only three kilometres away you are minutes, by car, from the V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island, The International Convention Centre both Greenpoint and Newlands stadia or the spectacular beaches of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean seaboards with their quaint quirky villages and hip and happening restaurants; as well as the Central Business Districts of Cape Town, Tokai and Retreat. We are a very convenient base for the American Consulate. We can offer King size, Queen size or Twin, extra length beds with fine percale linen, en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms with bathrobes and eco friendly complimentary bath products, in eight comfortable rooms. Our scrumptious a la carte breakfast menu, can be taken in the tranquil landscaped gardens next to the 9m long solar heated pool or in the cosy dining room both with views of Table Mountain National Park .Graded 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, 2015 Readers Choice Award by Tripadvisor, 2015 Best 4 Star Guesthouse, Western Cape South African Tourism "Lilizela" Awards. The first guest house in Africa to be Classified "Gold" by Greenline Responsible Tourism Rating Programme a Member of Cape Town Tourism and the Constantia Valley Association. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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US$69 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dongola Guest House Constantia, South Africa - Cape Town
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
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Carol K
18 February 2016|
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Response from DongolaMike | Property representative |
I only found this now thank heaven Ron pointed you in the right direction.
31 July 2015|
Response from dongolahouse | Property representative |
Sorry, no there is no public transport. There is a Red Bus Tour that operates a couple of kilometers from us, to Town. We will happily drop you at the Bus Stop. Kind regards Sally
Room Tips
"All the rooms are great"
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"Even the smaller unit is comfortable and well equipped."
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"Some rooms had private patios which got the late afternoon sun, which would be nice"
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"If the four rooms we have enquired about are already fully booked then WE would be idiots to share our..."
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