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Signal Hill Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome by attentive staff after a late check-in. Parking a bit squeezed as the accommodation is on Signal Hill and doesn't afford the luxury of a spacious car park. The lodge is more vertical than horizontal, but every space has been optimally used. Bedrooms are a fair size, but there's a strange way of tuning on the water in...

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1Thank Milton v
Jerusalem District, Israel
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

1) great views, good gardens, nice layout 2) rooms small and bathrooms a disaster, impossible for a lady 3) breakfast great 4) staff friendly and helpful, maybe a little stretched everybody multi tasks big time 5) parking a disaster 6) Area is tired, good location but tired, just not great Overall a 3/5, It does offer good value if you...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The place falls short of a four star rating for sure. The road to get there is a mission, but after the effort the first thing that put me off was our welcome when we just reached.the receptionist was very sour and was busy on his phone asking us to wait. When we asked about a few of the processes...

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1Thank Muhammad D
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I picked this place for both the incredible prices and the great ratings I saw. It was not quite what I expected. The view from the room that I hoped for was not to be. I also found the noise bounced around quite a bit and it kept me awake very early. I am sure there's something they can do...

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1Thank Magatho M
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We only stayed over for one night but we will surely return, staff are friendly and helpful, room was very comfy and the views from all over the lodge...amazing!!!!!! They also have a nice stocked bar which is always a plus. Its a 5minutes drive to the V&A waterfront and you have the world at your fingertips! We will surely...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome accommodation , more than value for money. Breakfast is reasonably priced and offers a nice variety. Fantastic views over the city and harbour. Friendly helpful staff The access road is quite steep but well worth it

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Clean, comfortable, renovated (a bit small) room with balcony and a highly recommended lodge in general. The only minus of the room was that the extra safety iron door at the window couldn't get locked and you could open it with anything. It is walking distance from city center if you use their "secret" door and it is located over...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent location which meant we were close to the city but high up enough to have awesome views. Room was clean and well presented and we enjoyed breakfast out on the deck. As we had just spent time in Kruger park on safari, we took advantage of their laundry service which helped loads. Secure car park which was good as...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 10 August 2016

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I stayed here for two nights in July 2016 - room 203 i think it was. The entrance and reception areas as well as the common areas in the hotel as quite good, however when it comes to the room it fell short. The beds were extremely springy.. seems to be on its way out. The bathroom was most disappointing....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Signal Hill Lodge is ideally centrally situated on the upper slopes of the Signal Hill Nature reserve with breathtaking views of Cape Town city bowl, Table Mountain and the Table Bay. The Lodge, in upper Bo-Kaap, is within walking distance of Cape Town city and within easy reach of Table Mountain and the ever-bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.Our en-suite, air conditioned bedrooms, each individually appointed in 4-star luxury, offer a blissful sanctuary from the rigors of traveling, while our Wellness Room ensures that you look and feel your best during your stay. Gourmet Malay fusion breakfasts are served in the restaurant where the sun streams in and views over the City bowl are scrumptious. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Signal Hill Lodge

Address: 29 Military Road | Schotschekloof, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > Schotsche Kloof
Price Range: $63 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Signal Hill Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Signal Hill Hotel Cape Town Central
Signal Hill Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
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“204 - has a shared "stoep" with the room next door, which does not provide much privacy.”
  • single ply
  • Standard bed. Small room
  • tiny and no shelf for personnel items
 of 5 bubbles micim, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask if you want a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles PFinnie, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Definately a room with a view, otherwise you will end up in 201”
 of 5 bubbles Zimbabwe1989, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The front lower rooms offer the best views”
 of 5 bubbles DruryP_13, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose a balcony you get nice views a little more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles Tiede, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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