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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very interesting area but think we really needed someone to walk us through & tell us about Bo-kaap - next time ...

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Very colourful with Beautiful Nice Small Houses in a street which is very Neat and Clean Tour operator in a daytrip wanted to just pass through but we got down and Had a Awful Experience

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Visted Bo-kapp (twice) and got the impressions it was a good way for tour guides to fill in time.We didn't do anything apart from looking/photographing them. I think one was a arts studio so you could go in, but nothing to capture my imagination. Worth...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We spent a morning in this beautiful quarter, and we highly recommend it. Very nice shops and restaurants and lovely colourful houses, don't miss it.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We did this with one of the walking tour groups and it was worthwhile. The tour guide explained so much about the Cape Town history and really helped explain the area. Obviously, you can just go and walk around but it is helpful to know...More

Thank ADKtraveller
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I visited this area as part of a group tour. It was very beautiful with all of the colorful houses. We learned a lot about the history of Cape Town and had some great food.

Thank conpedsrn
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The coloured houses are nice to see but a rather quick attraction. Worth a drive by but not an all day activity!

Thank aguyfromjhb
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Bo-kaap is close to the Waterfront, and we ate at two amazing restaurants--Marcos African Cafe, and San Julian Mexican food restaurant. Note: the portion sizes are huge! My daughter and I ended up just sharing a salad and a main dish because it was so...More

Thank bodyspeechmind
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a site that not a lot of tourist see. If you are lucky and someone tells you about it GREAT ___ GO !!! You need a car to get your here but once you do it is safe to walk through the area...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The central office of the hop on/ hop off bus do free walking tours of Bo-kaap with a knowledgeable guide. Brightly coloured houses and an interesting history. I was told safe to visit in the day but not at night.

Thank Angela075
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Response from abkarolia | Reviewed this property |
Check out 35 on Rose, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
13 June 2016|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
There are many excellent upmarket accommodation options like the Hilton as mentioned in other posts. If this is the accommodation type you require I would stay in more touristy areas such as the Waterfront and commute to... More
Michelle E
9 September 2015|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
The question is dated some time ago so I hope it is still relevant. I would do a cooking course in the bo-kaap in the kitchen of one of the local ladies. Great fun and you can sample the results. More information on... More