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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there with my family and everything was perfectly ok. Very friendly staff and a super buffet breakfast. Very quiet and serene place ideal for both business and leisure!close proximity to University of Capetown where i was attending a meeting and most basic facilities- a Clicks, supermarket, eating places nearby.

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ThandiCapeTown, Owner at Little Scotia Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

Sanliurfa Province, Turkey
Reviewed 26 November 2016

My family stayed at Little scotia over a weekend and enjoyed the hospitality and loved it. The environment is very serene. Breakfasts served and place in close proximity to shops and amenities. Later realized that Airport transfer was a bit pricey so might just need the hotel to check on this next time with their contractors alternatively one can do...

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ThandiCapeTown, Owner at Little Scotia Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Moyra Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your Stay. I am sad to hear the transfer was expensive. Please could you confirm what you were charged for this service and I will certainly be following up on this. Kind regards Michelle

Margate, South Africa
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We spent our honeymoon at Little Scotia and thoroughly enjoyed it! The staff were helpful and accommodating, and the room was clean and comfortable. We had a really wonderful week here! Well done to everyone at Little Scotia! We felt welcome and at home! We'll be back!

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stayed there with my wife for our 3rd anniversary holiday in SA. Had a great time, it's located in a great neighborhood that has alot of food joints that you can visit even late at night. Also check out Hussar's grill round the corner (have to make a reservation though)

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I have visited my son who is in UCT and I stayed in Little Scotia Guest House for 5 days. It is a nice and cosy accommodation. Their service was excellent especially their staff are so good. Their rooms and beds are comfortable you really feel that warm when you are there. The accommodation is closer to UCT and is...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The location in Rondebosch is excellent both if visiting UCT or Cape Town in general. There is secure off-road parking. Beautiful garden setting where one could quite happily relax for the day. Service professional and friendly. Superb breakfast . Reasonably priced. Try to avoid a room in the double storey house furthest away from the main area as I could...

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oxford uk
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, I especially love the way it is cozily arranged around a beautiful small pool and covered in gorgeous thick tropical bushes and flowers. So you can have breakfast by the pool , or sit in one of the many pretty seating areas arranged amongst the flowers and trees. I asked for a room with a view and...

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Lydenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The guesthouse has nice rooms and is serviced daily, but was a bit difficult if you are used to a fridge in the room. It can only be a small fridge as the milk that you get is very limited and I always like to buy my own to have more than one coffee. The guesthouse is very safe and...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Little Scotia is a lovely place with really friendly staff. Being there in December, with a full program, it was nice to come 'home' to such a cosy place.. However, I noticed that during my stay of 8-days the bed linen was never changed nor the towels, which kind of put me off a bit. Breakfast was lovely provided you...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Tucked away close to the Baxter Theatre. Loads to eat near by if on a budget. It is clean and safe. Secure parking with electronic keys. Free unlimited universal coded wifi. Pool and big breakfasts. Excellent prices (hostel prices with hotel standards!). We definitely stay here when next in Cape Town

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Little Scotia is a relaxed and homely guest house in the heart of historic Rondebosch. The homestead, though steeped in history, has been tastefully modernized. Breakfast is a decadent affair, served under the watchful eye of your hosts, Kevin & Mariehette. # All credit cards accepted. # ADSL Internet facilities / Wi-Fi hotspot.# Satellite TV in all rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Scotia Guest House

Address: 5 Rustenburg Avenue, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Rondebosch
Price Range: $110 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Little Scotia Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles moyrak2016, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“See my tip in my review above.”
 of 5 bubbles johnhart2016, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“keep away from pool area if staying over weekend”
 of 5 bubbles Jimmisashimi, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Pool facing or downstairs for those with wonky knees. Plenty of secure on site parking.”
 of 5 bubbles StuartL324, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are spacious but the Loft for me was hard as have bad knees, although the room was fine bathroom small. Great shower.”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasR67, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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