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Pennington, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ughetta and Aissa Parenti are host/owners of an outstanding Guest House in the Green Point section of Cape Town. This Guest House is located in a very safe neighborhood with amazing views of Cape Town, the water and the soccer stadium. When we arrived, we were greeted warmly by the staff and Ughetta who provided my wife and I with...

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the sisters who own the guest house were extremley helpful, nothing was too much trouble i would reccomend this guest house to friends and family great view only small negative was the size of the swimming pool, but there was a great outdoor pool not far away, all in all a pleasent stay.

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again Malcolm ! Thank you for the review! We appreciate it! We are happy that we could help out and that you were comfy here! It was great having you here to stay we missed you after you left! Our pool is not the size of the gym pool that's for sure... you were an inspiration to inspire us...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in this guesthouse during November, and we couldn't ask for more. The room was small double but big enough for us, the view from it was just spectacular and waking up every morning was just a pleasure. Upon arrival Aissa greeted us, and provided with hints and tips about the town, also booked a trips, and was always...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from all of us at Bluegum! What a wonderful review! Thank you so much :) ! So happy that you had a good time here and enjoyed your stay with us! It is always so nice for us to help our guests make the most of their time in beautiful Cape Town! We are so blessed to have...

Leonding, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B is situated in the highest road of Signal Hill, above there is wood .So as you are high up the view over V&A watefront, the Soccer Stadium and, weather permitting, Robben Island is very nice. Our room was clean and we had everything we needed, big bathroom with shower and bathtub. Nice honesty bar, wine, beer and soft...

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again from Cape Town! Thank you so much for the detailed review! We really appreciate it! We are very happy that you enjoyed staying with us at Bluegum Hill :) Best Wishes from all of Us! Ughetta

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always good to visit and stay at Bluegum Hills! Love the homely feel and super friendly reception every time I stay! Feels like home!! Just love it! Downstairs double room is great. Breakfast on the patio overlooking Cape Town! Staff are friendly and very helpful!!

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Grant! Thank you for staying with us once again! It's always great to have you here :) ! We really appreciate your taking the time to write us another lovely review! Stay well and we look forward to seeing you again! Warm Wishes Ughetta & Aissa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capetown trip to visit my sibling, while down in CT decided to go on to CT and spend good time their and thoroughly enjoy myself, accommodation, hosts, food, area, brilliant views, relaxing, blue skies, all exceptional

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you so very much for staying with us and also for the great review! We are so pleased that you had a great time here with us, and got to spend time (the best) with your sister!:) Best Wishes Ughetta & Aissa The Parenti Sisters.

Cotonou, Benin
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent stay - people with a passion for service make you feel very welcome. We have loved every moment of staying in the guesthouse - we will go back every time we visit Cape Town in the future, for sure

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Munich
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The title says already everything... The guesthouse has a wonderful view over Cape Town and the owners helped us with recommandations where to go for dinner & sightseeing. The included breakfast was also delicious. We will definitiv come back when visiting Cape Town.

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Suite Beach B&B is the perfect place to stay in Cape Town. The owner is just loving the staff was friendly. Very helpful at any time! Room was nice with amazing view. A wonderful place to stay for a good price. Thank yo for a nice welcoming!!!

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Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The place is located in quiet neighborhood. There is an amazing view from the terrace. Hosts - two sisters Aissa and Ughetta are extremely friendly and helpful in guiding you both in Cape Town and around. Well staffed courtesy bar.

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Aissa - Cape To... P, Owner at Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello from Cape Town! Thank you so much for giving us your review!!:) We appreciate it and are very happy that you enjoyed staying with us! Stay well & Best Wishes! Ughetta & Aissa & Staff!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come home to one of the most breathtaking views in Cape Town beneath the Bluegum trees on Signal Hill. Peace and tranquility close to City and Waterfront. Panoramic views across Table Bay to Robben Island. Africa’s colourful history and warmth reflected in the artistic decor, relaxed atmosphere and friendly hospitality. Characterful bedrooms, generous breakfasts and complimentary refreshments. Sundowners on the lookout deck, sparkling salt-water pool. Children welcome. Tourist info, airport transfers, tours, car hire gladly arranged. German understood.Three Star Graded. Established 1995. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments

Address: 13 Merriman Lane | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $89 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluegum Hill Guesthouse and Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms on the top floor seem larger.”
 of 5 bubbles MVG_5, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked lovely but lower floor ones accessed via spiral staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles Chalmers16, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse has large balcony and lift access - no stairs so good for those less mobile.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnMcGregor, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over Green Point.”
 of 5 bubbles JNSouthworth, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse has the best view!”
 of 5 bubbles koos796, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
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