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Prestwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel with the most amazing hotel room I have ever been in. We were allocated a two level suite which was out of this world. Location great with secure car park at the rear. Staff very friendly and helpful. Due to our trip to Robben Island being cancelled I had to watch the England v South Africa Rugby Match...

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

I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback after your stay with us. We were delighted to receive your commendations about the impressive service offered. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the heart of Cape Town near the famous long street. Rooms are spacious and well kept. The hotel does not serve breakfast and dinner which you can get from numerous eateries around the hotel. Toiletries are supplied in plenty and there is a well stocked mini bar in the room just in case you need a cold drink....

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

I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback after your stay with us. We were delighted to receive your commendations about our hotel. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming...

Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Town's Hippo Boutique Hotel Summary: The absolute best hotel of the three I stayed in while in Cape Town. The room was large and well appointed. The staff accommodating. Several restaurants and bars were within easy walking distance. In depth: I made an on line reservation through one of the large .com booking sites. I arrived to find that...

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

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments. The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here twice. On our 1st night in Africa in September and again on our last day in Africa in October. The whole place is very modern, chic and clean. Our first stay was great. Our second stay wasn't as good. Here's why: I believe we were in room 112... it was about 11pm and all of a sudden...

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

Dear Brenna On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the room next door and appreciate your honest feedback. Since your stay we have double glazed the windows in that room which would reduce the noise substantially depending on the level of the noise. We would like...

Cape town
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Hippo Boutique Hotel midway through our Cape holiday and found when we arrived that we had been upgraded. The rooms are extremely comfortable and our bathroom was fantastic. The whole property is well maintained and the staff friendly and attentive, we dealt with Moline and she was very helpful and ever smiling. It feels more like home...

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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. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager

Grand Baie
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Hippo Boutique Hotel is such an amazing experience, with everything outside the hotel: restaurants, shops, bars. Room very confortable and spacious. Everyday you can choose where to take your breakfast in 5 differents restaurant. For us, we have been addicted to Knead Bakery ! I really do recommend this hotel.

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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, amazing restaurants for breakfast and our spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look...

Leeming, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Well located, spacious, modern, well serviced and met our needs well. It is secure and has good off street parking. Plenty of quality restaurants are nearby. The staff were very helpful and we will definitely go back there when next in Cape Town.

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

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Cape Town and I arrived at the hotel very late at night. Room was comfortable and spacious. Bathroom light hanging down from its socket and hair in the shower. I had a room at the front and it was quite noisy. Location is very central with just a 1 minute walk to the main...

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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 with regards to the noise from the restaurants and the maintenance. We are looking at how to minimize the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include double glazing for the windows and insulating the ceiling. We would like to assure...

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hippo Boutique Hotel is such an amazing experience, with everything outside the hotel: restaurants, shops, bars.Totally recommendable if looking for a good hotel with young and friendly people who talk and interact with. Would definitively stay there again on our next visit.

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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, amazing restaurants for breakfast and our spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look...

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean place near long street. Good value for money at this place located in the Centre of CT. Can get a bit noisy at night but the rooms are generous and the service is good. I can recommend this 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 and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Adine Perel General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $165 - $300 (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
#37 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“Choose a room away from the street - the ones at the rear are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles po-purri, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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