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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent hotel of this class...wonderful property and kept extremely clean. Front desk staff is very friendly and welcoming. Breakfast area is spacious and one of the best in a south Africa have experienced. every time I visit cape town you my place

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback! We strive for a high level of customer service and its great to hear that you were impressed with the hotel. We look forward to your speedy return! Yours in hospitality Paul and the HOTS Team

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the green annexe. This building is detached from the main hotel and there are often people hanging around and begging when you move between the annexe and main building. The guys that checked me in late in the evening were funny and jovial but apart from that the hotel didn't have much feel about it. Would stay...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for your constructive feedback! Regarding the CBD and area although there are quite a few homeless persons wandering around the CBD we have 24 Hour security and pride ourselves on our security and ensuring the safety of guests. The Central Improvement District together with our security ensure that our area is an extremely safe...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The best thing about this place is the location – just a 2-minute walk to the CTICC – very handy if you are in town for a conference. Also, about a 1 minute walk to the nearby Virgin Active gym if you feel the need for a workout (there are no exercise facilities at the hotel). It is a fairly...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your valuable feedback! We are pleased that you enjoyed the location, breakfast and overall had a good stay. Regarding the smoking it is a habit which we as an establishment do not endorse at all! All of our rooms are non-smoking rooms and all our common inside areas are also non-smoking. Unfortunately we have...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Rather disappointing booked a luxury room was taken to another section of the hotel outside the main building was given a on the first floor. View was disguisting over seeing a terrible dirty shade with junk dumped. The plus side not work,the TV did not work. The manager on duty showed some interest but no apology and rather unfriendly.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for the feedback. The Green Annexe section is usually loved by our guests and I'm sorry that the room did not meet your expectations. My managers receive tremendous comments from our guests regarding their service and friendliness and this is extremely surprising to me. I would appreciate more feedback to me in a personal...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Centrally located and convenient for attending the CTICC. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Whilst the quality of the service and accommodation remains high, the level of harassment whilst sitting on the outside patio is not acceptable. You cannot sit outside without being approached by any number of people from the street begging / soliciting money.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your valuable feedback! Thanks for the kind comments about the rooms and service! Regarding homeless people in the CBD this has been taken up with the Central Improvement District and we ensure that we always have 24 hours security. We do pride ourselves on ensuring that safety is of paramount importance. We look...

Pinetown, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2017

From the moment you enter until you departure, you are well looked after in this establishment. The rooms are beautifully styled and very spacious. I had both supper and breakfast at the establishment, and both we divine. Keep up the good work. I will definitely be back in 2017.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for the extremely positive feedback! It is extremely motivating to get this kind of response and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Yours in hospitality Paul and The HOTS Team

Glossop
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Superb friendly and helpful service at this hotel. Although we were initially disappointed not to have a room at the front of the hotel with views of table mountain, we were rewarded with rooms at the back which do not have the traffic noise. Rooms have everything you need for an enjoyable stay and would recommend it.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel room was stylish and comfy, the breakfast was amazing, and the staff were wonderful. The hotel is central so traveling around capetown from there was easy. Would definitely stay over again in the future!

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thank you for your awesome comments which really does inspire us and helps us to believe that we are on the right track! We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards Paul and the HOTS Team

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Rooms were spotless clean with comfortable mattresses and pillows , staff very helpful and friendly and delicious breakfast. Ironing facilities were also provided. All in all I enjoyed staying there and will definitely stay there again and recommend it to my friends and family.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your positive review!!! I am so pleased to see your comments about the rooms, meals and staff! Please come and visit us again soon! Kind regards Paul and the Team

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I rarely write reviews but my stay at Hollow On The Square hotel (main building) from 26 November 2016, for 8 days was very comfortable. Right from the reception at check in, thanks Bryan, to the buffet breakfast, thanks Austin. The wifi was very good as I got a complimentary for my two devices even without asking! The entire staff...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your extremely positive review! Thanks to for singling out staff who we have commended!! I'm so glad that you want to stay here again and we really do want HOTS to be your home from home! Yours in hospitality Paul and the Team

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hollow on the Square is conveniently situated within walking distance of the famous V&A Waterfront, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), and just minutes from other inner city shopping meccas such as Green Market Square, St Georges Mall and the beautiful Flower Market. This trendy modern city hotel offers 56 large semi-self catering en-suite bedrooms with all modern amenities. The eco-friendly addition to the hotel, The Green Annexe, an oasis of 'green'-inspired hospitality, boasts 30 stylishly calm rooms, which have all been created with energy-efficient and environmentally sound materials, without compromising on luxury. The trendy public areas portray a French-chic vibe and include a relaxed lounge and dining area with cocktail bar and patio. For keeping you connected 24-7 we have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. For the first-time travellers to Cape Town, or for guests who need assistance with anything to do with Cape Town, our friendly Concierge is available to help enrich your stay in the 'Mother City'. Not only do we offer advice, but also a shuttle service and tours within the city and surrounds (booking advisable), car hire and the ease of foreign currency exchange within the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

Address: 9 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $100 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Don't do it”
kevinmarkham, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room not overlooking the square”
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“Ask to stay in the new block”
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“book hallow in the square”
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“All rooms are good. I definitely like the Green Annex more, but all are good and tastefully decorated.”
elizek2014, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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