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Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at cape diem lodge and we have had another great visit. The location of the lodge is excellent with green point & the waterfront both within walking distance. The staff were really friendly and were very accommodating with any requests and were always on hand to answer any questions we had. The... More 

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DBalbach, Manager at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review! We normally always have a variety of fresh fruit ,at least four different ones but maybe that day it was not replenished quick enough. We have also looked into the towel scenario and we have now replenished them with new, soft and fluffy towels. We would really like to see you again... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

Unfortunately we may be slightly biased as this is the type of property we would not normally stay in. We were staying in the Radisson Blu for 5 nights but could not get the extra night we needed so we chose Cape Diem for our last night before moving on for the rest of our holiday. We prefer to stay... More 

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Wales UK
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Reviewed 15 February 2013

Cape Diem Lodge was our first experience of Cape Town accommodation. We couldn't believe how lucky we were to have chosen it. The owner Daniel has achieved a very stylish, attractive property and he and is staff couldn't do enough to make our stay perfect (without being intrusive). We would definitely stay again and highly recommended it. Breakfast on the... More 

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DBalbach, Manager at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments ! More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

We have just returned from an amazing holiday in South Africa. We spent out first few days at the very stylish comfortable Cape Diem Lodge. Thoughout our stay we were pampered and spoiled by Daniel (the owner) and all his lovely friendly team. We were even given a free upgrade to a gorgeous room on arrival, although I did see... More 

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Nacka, Sweden
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Absolutely perfect. The staff was excellent, the room was nicely decorated and clean. Great location in Greenpoint, a few minutes walk to the city centre. Nice garden with a cool quiet atmosphere. We strongly recommend this guesthouse!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

We went to Cape Town and fell in love with a city, largely due to the welcome we received at Cape Diem. Its located on a street that is nothing to look at, but as soon as you are buzzed through the customary Cape Town steel gate, you'll know you've made the right choice. The staff are so friendly and... More 

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DBalbach, Manager at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback! We love what we do .... More 

Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Our holidays started off so well by being fetched at the airport by a very charming lady in a red (!) jaguar. When we arrived at the lodge we were welcomed by the owner himself and were immediately offered a refreshing drink. The accommodation met all our expectations, all the amenities you may expect from a 5 star establishment were... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 December 2012

We stumbled across this stylish little Guest house by chance and were so pleased we did! What a find..close to the City, the Cape Quarter and the Waterfront in a quiet Street. The great thing about this B & B is that everything has been well thought out by the owner, Daniel and presented with such style and pizzas! We... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

We had Cap Diem Lodge recommended by friends and booked directly via e-mail without any advance payment. It all worked perfect and when we arrived our room was ready for check ing. We loved every minute. The beautiful setting, central location, unique rooms, delicious breakfast and the personal touch of this lodge made us enjoy every minute.

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2012

i keep a very good memory of my trip in cape town particulary the time spent in this nice house. the personal is very sympatic and they take care of you all the way . it is a really restful place and the house is very nice and the decoration mixed between design and old archtecure . i will go... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Don’t expect the ordinary…”better sleeping, better relaxing, better eating – better Cape Diem LODGE!” In our brand new and stylish Cape Diem LODGE you’ll find victorian charm, mixed with an award winning european interior design and all of that in the heart of vibrant Cape Town. Let us free you from the normal hotel stress. Our fresh, host and easy team wants to treat you like friends and as such, you will be sure to come. The house represents one of the first Farm Houses in Greenpoint, dating back to early 1875, equipped with the latest of modern interior, set in a beautifully landscaped garden with a sparkling pool and a Teak wood sundeck, where you’ll enjoy your rich english breakfast in the morning. It is gently attached to the lower slopes of Signal Hill, overlooking the Bay, Blouwberg Strand, Robben Island and the VA Waterfront and only minutes away from the cities major attractions.Our idea to “relaunche” and converte this victorian jewel from early 1900, in one of Cape Towns most thought after positions, into a luxurious meeting point for friends from around the world, came with a blink of an eye. The complete restoration in 2007/2008 was taking us several month and carried out with the greatest care to details. Influences of old and new, local and global, come together in playful harmony. Our motto: contemporary design in historical surroundings!In the heart of the house, you’ll be able to relax in our cosy and elegant lounge. Enjoy a book and a glas of exquisit south african wine or lay back in front of our open fire place during the winter.Our perfectly appointed rooms are offered in Classic or Superior. The interior is inspired by the new generation of young south african designers. Light and characterised by innumerable details, as well as kingsized beds, innovative bathrooms, state of the art self controled cooling & heating system, LCD Flatscreen TV’s & DVD’s and a fully loaded minibar including south african wines and champagne. Our complimentary wireless Lan internet connection does not only cater our friends on business, but may be enjoyed by everyone. Furthermore, all of our guest rooms are equipped with a CD sound experience, an Nespresso Coffee station, self dial telephones, digital safe, hair dryer, bathrobes + slippers, luxury bath ameneties, shower & bath and so much more… Why not trying out our pillow menu? Challenge us – what more can we get you?We also would like to offer you a personal, secure and hassle free pick-up in a luxury SUV from or to the Airport to the Cape Diem LODGE at a total of only R 450,- for 2 guests/per way. We only ask you for an early reservation and your exact flight details – leave the rest to us!We wish you already today the best possible trip to Cape Town and a very pleasant stay at your Cape Diem Lodge.Warm regards from Cape Town,Your Cape Diem LODGE Team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Diem Lodge

Address: 11 Vesperdene Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $161 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cape Diem Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I had an outside garden room and it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Dobsokar, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front-facing rooms are sunny but it's hard to block out the ambient light from the street signs at night.”
 of 5 bubbles uberchick99, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge is in a quiet street so all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles markboltonmark, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms outside the main building and those were really nice”
 of 5 bubbles 636runes, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you really want to feel like in a convent, ask for the room opposite to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles RENECITO2016, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
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