We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hippo Boutique Hotel

    5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    Savings alert: 25% below average rate

    The price you found is 25% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$97/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$85
    US$73
    SAVE US$12
    US$85
    US$85
    Traveller (115)
    Room & Suite (170)
    Dining (28)
    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good38%
    • Average13%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Hippo Boutique Hotel
    Deals (21)
    27 Aug28 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • DOUBLE STANDARD-LG
      US$85US$73
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF) (Free WiFi)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    All 21 deals for this hotel
    • DOUBLE STANDARD-LG
      US$73
      View Deal
    • Double Room
      US$73
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF) (Free WiFi)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF)
      US$85
      View Deal
    • Standard Room (BF) (Free breakfast, Free WiFi)
      US$94
      View Deal
    • Suite (Free WiFi)
      US$111
      View Deal
    Collapse room deals
    View more room deals
    Showing room deals 1 - of 21
    Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
    983 reviews
    #33 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Derwent House Boutique Hotel
    1,402 reviews
    #5 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Long Street Boutique Hotel
    207 reviews
    #38 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Cape Town Hollow
    227 reviews
    #42 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Write a Review
    Reviews (358)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Hippo Boutique Hotel
    See the most recent reviews

    51 - 55 of 283 reviews

    Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

    Fantastic Boutique Hotel located in a area where you can find everything since bars, markets till little stores. The room is incredible, It has everything you need and the location just next to Lion Heads makes it perfect located. If you like partying or even...More

    2  Thank ghcest
    Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 26 September 2016

    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 exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2016

    Rooms nice size and clean. Mini kitchen with microwave. First room i was given was at the front about Jerry Cafe and Bar which is very noisy at night. Asked for another room and was given a new room very quickly. Not a lot of...More

    1  Thank JanHindmarsh
    Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 12 September 2016

    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 honest feedback. Our actions include double glazing...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    This was a repeat visit since staying here in April 2016. This establishment is still a great stay, but we found it very noisy this time. also we noted that there are only 5 TV channels available. this is not a cheap stay, so we...More

    Thank rrustler
    Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 September 2016

    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! Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2016

    This is a great place to stay in Cape Town. Really cool hotel - very clean, really great rooms that are well maintained, fab breakfast set up (they are affiliated to several cafes/ restaurants so you can choose where to eat breakfast), helpful staff, excellent...More

    1  Thank loisjkt
    Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 September 2016

    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,...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    The hotel's location is excellent - 20 steps from Kloof Street, close to the Wellness Mall and a 15 minute walk to the historic center, where you'll find the Sightseeing Bus office and its main stop, on Long Street. There are 2 bars downstairs, which...More

    3  Thank Elisa G
    Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 26 August 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your stay with us. We rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether...More

    Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
    983 reviews
    #33 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Derwent House Boutique Hotel
    1,402 reviews
    #5 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Long Street Boutique Hotel
    207 reviews
    #38 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Cape Town Hollow
    227 reviews
    #42 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$86 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #49 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, Expedia, Cancelon, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, Agoda and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hippo Boutique Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central
    • Also Known As
    • Hippo Boutique Cape Town ,
    • Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (115)
    Room & Suite (170)
    Dining (28)
    Pool & Beach (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (100)
    Bathroom (13)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Cape Town Hollow
    227 reviews
    .40 km away
     
    Long Street Boutique Hotel
    207 reviews
    .48 km away
     
    Derwent House Boutique Hotel
    1,402 reviews
    .72 km away
     
    Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
    983 reviews
    .96 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Kloof Street House
    1,176 reviews
    .15 km away
    Rick's Cafe Americain
    511 reviews
    .05 km away
    Societi Bistro
    795 reviews
    .22 km away
    Thali
    72 reviews
    .04 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Zee's Cape Tours
    58 reviews
    .47 km away
    Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium
    275 reviews
    .40 km away
    The Labia
    73 reviews
    .20 km away
    Great Synagogue
    23 reviews
    .46 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    faascarol
    17 April 2017|
    Answer
    Response from wanderer6149 | Reviewed this property |
    I believe so, but ask the hotel directly. I always ask this question myself when booking any hotel. We did not smell any cigarette smoke on the floor we stayed.
    0
    Votes
    faascarol
    17 April 2017|
    AnswerShow all 8 answers
    Response from Miss A | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen the message you sent 3 weeks ago! I'm not sure about car hire as I've never hired a car on holiday. However, I don't think you will need a car in Cape Town as you have... More
    0
    Votes
    JimNealon
    6 February 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Elisa G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, Jim. I'd suggest posting your question via the hotel's website as well. Maybe they check that communications channel more frequently than here. Enjoy your trip!
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Request back facing room."
    Read review
    "Room at the back"
    Read review
    "Not directly above the bars below. Good news they seem to shut down early in CapeTown and are FUN"
    Read review
    "If noise is a problem, inquire about rooms off the street but we enjoyed the street view and having drinks..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing