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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Our first holiday to South Africa! Cape Town is beautiful and clean. The hotel has an intercom buzzer system and when we arrived, the door opened and we realised that reception was upstairs. We had to carry our luggage up a flight of stairs. Is this a good welcome for customers who have paid to stay at your hotel? The...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in January for 3 nights.Hotel was very central.We had a front room with a veranda and view of the street.The room was clean,could had done with a freshen up with paint but had everything we required.For breakfast you were given 100 rand each and had a choice of three places to eat which were all within a...

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Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all.. the hotel is not noicy (anymore)! They have double glassed the windows and it really does the trick! Our room (lots of natural light, spacious, clean, comfy bed..) was above the restaurants and inside it was quiet and we had a very restful sleep. The room had a small kitchenette with coffee/tea and cookie supplies, mini bar,...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our spacious rooms, spoilt choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Hippo Hotel for four nights on our first trip to Cape Town. We loved the location as it was very central and there were a lot of lively restaurants and bars in the vicinity. We enjoyed the fact that breakfast was done by voucher so you could eat in a few different nearby...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience as Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! We will definitely look at our cleaning techniques...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited South Africa from Vancouver, Canada in November 2016. We stayed at the Hippo Boutique Hotel for 3 nights at the beginning of our trip. The room was spacious, the bed quite comfortable. Location of the hotel was great. The only downside was with it being above restaurants/bars it was quite noisy. We were aware of this prior to our...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants. We are looking at how to minimize the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your...

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in a great location, with loads of local restaurants, cafes and bars. There is a young, trendy feel about the area. The hotel reception is on the first floor and so lugging the suitcase up the stairs can be a pain but the rooms are well proportioned. Mine had a small kitchenette which was useful. The hotel...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I apologize for the inconvenience with regards to your luggage, however we try and inform all taxis to drop the guests by the lift in the car park. We are looking forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take you to Cape...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Is a wonderful hotel that is located on Park street, just off Klopp street. It is in a fantastic location that is well within walking distance of many good restaurants and supermarkets. One nice thing is that they have a nice tie up with three great cafes for breakfast and we really enjoyed going around and trying all the...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location and amazing restaurants for breakfast. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming...

St. George, Utah
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Hippo Boutique Hotel was actually AMAZING. My wife got confused and wrote the bad review for the hotel we stayed in Camps Bay--but thought that the name of the bad Camps Bay Hotel was the Hippo. It was NOT the Hippo. To be fair to Hippo, we are so sorry for the confusion. Our stay at Hippo was AWESOME--friendly...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for updating your feedback, greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hippo Hotel. Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager

Toronto
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a couple nights after landing in Cape Town and found it to be a fantastic launch pad for our local adventures. It's centrally located, making for an easy walk to Kloof st, Long St and all the sights downtown. The included breakfast voucher came in handy at Knead next door for breakfast as well. Room was clean and...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location, incredible staff and amazing restaurants for breakfast. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward...

Ottawa, ON
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights after our group safari that took us across South Africa, ending in Cape Town. Our first impression: If you enter from the front entrance, you'll have to be buzzed in. The hotel itself is on the second floor, above two bars. We hiked up the stairs with our large...

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Thank you for taking the time to write down your feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know what we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! On behalf of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find yourself in the hub of Cape Town's trendy cafe culture when staying at Hippo Boutique Hotel. This popular hotel boasts 20 standard rooms and 5 exclusive lofts - all spacious air-conditioned rooms are equipped with King sized beds, designer furniture, stainless steel kitchenettes, complimentary parking on the premises as well as 24hour wireless internet access keeping you connected 24 hours a day!On the ground floor you'll find a choice of 3 excellent restaurants catering to every palette, from the best burgers at Jerry's to authentic Thai cuisine at Simply Asia finishing with a Mexican fiesta at Fat Cactus. Hippo is conveniently situated close to the centre of town - an ideal base from where you can explore all Cape Town has to offer you! Our team is well known for their exceptional customer service and are always ready with a smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $173 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Front room we had was not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles mclaren095, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a non street side room. Room 112 has an adjoining balcony with its neighbour- see my review for full story.”
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 of 5 bubbles BrennaSmith15, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Mini Cooper suite is beautiful and private”
 of 5 bubbles ShaunV28, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the one at the back of the hotel not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Sendilen, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose a room at the back of the hotel to avoid street noise”
 of 5 bubbles wanderer6149, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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