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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Our 5-day stay at Maarten's Guesthouse was the start of a 3-week family tour in South Africa. The warm welcome immediately gave us nice holiday feeling. Maarten is very helpfull in making sure you get the most out of your time in Cape Town. He knows his city and its attractions and he is very willing to make reservations for...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Absolutely the best place to stay in Cape Town!!! Breakfast was wonderful with lots of choices, Maarten himself was a great source of touring information. The staff could not be kinder or more accommodating to guests...Also a very safe neighbor to walk to local restaurants...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

The place is quite comfortable and organized, you can feel yourself home. Maarten (the owner) is always looking for ways to make your stay more pleasant. The location is strategic and the view to Lion's Head is amazing. the place has a pool and daily delicious breakfast.

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Ladismith, South Africa
Reviewed 24 June 2015

A bit of a challenge to find the property even with a GPS, or maybe because of the GPS, but we had a lovely stay, good location and a very good breakfast - give it a try - rooms are spacious, only shower in our room

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Edenvale, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2015

it was an awesome stay. I was treated well, everyone was friendly. rooms are spacious and my bed was comfortable. I can really recommend this guesthouse. it was an awesome stay. I was treated well, everyone was friendly. rooms are spacious and my bed was comfortable. I can really recommend this guesthouse.it was an awesome stay. I was treated well,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I was so glad that I stayed in Maartens Guesthouse. Maarten was helpful from the moment I arrived. When I arrived it felt that I was a friend he had known for many years and was welcomed with warmth. After camping through Africa, it felt fantastic to be able to sleep in a spacious room and be able to spread...

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Vriezenveen
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We had a very nice relaxing stay after the Absa Cape Epic. We got some good advice from Maarten, where the nice bars and restaurants are. Also did a private tour with a guide arranged by Maarten. The tour was around the Cape Peninsula and was really worth it. Saw the best things the Cape Peninsula has to offer.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We stayed in March of 2015 in Maartens guesthouse. Maarten is an excellent host. He gives lots of information about Cape town and surroundings. This place is good value for money, but the room we stayed in was a little basic. The guesthouse has a nice terrace with seaview and a swimmingpool. The area is safe, so you can walk...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We stayed at Maarten's Guesthouse for three nights and it was great. Comfortable room, great view, excellent honesty bar, perfect breakfast and the best host ever. Maarten was extremely helpful and even provided maps for our trip to Cape Point. He also purchased our Table Mountain tickets online so we wouldn't have to wait in a queue. We felt very...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I was visiting for the jazz festival. I needed a quiet place to relax after all night concerts. This is a perfect location near to Sea Point with easy access to downtown Cape Town. The owner and staff are very helpful with all requirements. Very good views afforded from the outdoor areas. Reasonable prices on everything. Recommended for anyone looking...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Maartens guesthouse is situated in Cape Town in the luxurious residential area of Fresnaye. Fresnaye is located between Camps Bay and the city bowl, on the slopes of Lions Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maartens Guesthouse

Address: 39 Norman Avenue, Fresnaye 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fresnaye
Price Range: $75 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maartens Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“at the back, with seaview”
 of 5 bubbles yvonnek894, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the top floor with a balcony from which you can see the ocean.”
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“Take the deluxe room, it's worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles StripyKat, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We were lucky to have the deluxe room, which was great for us, so if funds allow go for this one. Cannot comment on other rooms as we didn't see them.”
 of 5 bubbles fully1961, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The two rooms that overlook Sea Point are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles marjoleinw547, 20 Mar 2014 | Read review
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