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    The Lions

    49 Kloof Nek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (8)
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good20%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “guest house” (13 reviews)
    “table mountain” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Dry Cleaning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Great staff, beautiful guest house and i was very happy!!! They responded and met all of my requirements as well as meeting any requests i may have had. Beautiful and clean rooms aswell :) i would definately stay again!

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    Thank Sammy B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Lion Lodge has the perfect location in Cape Town City. It eas central for us. We were able to take a lovely morning walk down Long street to catch the 'Hop on, Hop off' bus we were touring on. The lodge was clean and fresh...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Friendly staff, Anthony was a life saver giving us his parking at the rugby stadium. The room is small and if you would like to sleep in I would suggest you ask for another room as the breakfast room is above this room. Breakfast was...More

    Thank IlzeMoller
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our favourite place to stay in all of the Western Cape on our first trip to SA this summer. We will now always come back to The Lions when we visit Cape Town. The owners and staff are all so helpful and went...More

    Thank Will A
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the moment we walked in, Anthony was so welcoming and so friendly. The whole team is so helpful and friendly. The service at the lion's guest house was the best that I have received thus far. All of my friends and I had an...More

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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central >
    • City Bowl
    • Also Known As
    • The Lions Cape Town, South Africa
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
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    2 July 2017|
    Response from antonymaltz | Property representative |
    We will provide your name to the driver who will have a sign board with your details in the airport lounge where all drivers wait to connect with their guests. Please confirm if you require any help in planning any day... More
    Room Tips
    "Rhino room could be noisy with the walking in the breakfast room which is above it."
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    "We stayed in the buffalo room and it is absolutely amazing. It has a mini kitchen, plus your own little..."
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    "Everything was perfect!"
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    "Rhino room to the garden, quiet room"
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