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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful cozy old quest house with large rooms and bathrooms. Kettle, TV and hairdryer in the room. Friendly staff and management. Excellent breakfast. Walking distance from the Sea point Promenade. V&A Waterfront Cape Town few blocks away. Had a lovely 2 day stay.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 4 nights at the Guest house, the staff are friendly, and the rooms were clean & neat & a decent spread at breakfast. The location is ideal, as it is very close to the Sea Point Promenade & shops etc. The only thing to keep in mind is parking can be a problem, but that is most places...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Morning Karthi P, Thank you for the splendid review on tripadvisor, it's always good to know that our guests love the superb breakfast, it was a pleasure hosting you at Olaf's Guest House. Please feel free to visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B and B tried hard with a pleasant lounge and small outside sitting area which got the sun. the staff were very helpful. Sea Point is a good location with excellent local restaurants and it is easy to get to the centre of town. But the bedroom was minute and the bathroom also small. We had moved from another...

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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Jacqueline, Thank you for you review, we can't make everybody happy. All guests that book that room like it very much even though it's not the biggest room in the house. They even book it for long stays up to three weeks.

Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant stay. Homely feel, great location in Sea Point. The room was comfortable, spacious and well equipped and the breakfasts were great. I prefer to stay in a home such as Olaf's than a hotel. The only minor quibble would be the difficulty in finding parking in the street near to Olaf's .....we only managed because we had a...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Seapoint is quite busy and parking is always minimal.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location for city centre, V&A and bus route to Camps Bay, etc. Quiet peaceful stay, comfortable room with all amenities, friendly staff. Only criticism would be the speed of service for breakfast on second morning.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback and we looking forward to seeing you on your next stay with us and we will try our best to cater for breakfast with a sense of urgency.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely great.Would recommend Olaf's Guest House to anyone.Rooms ,Food Service and management were fantastc.In a secluded and very secure neighbourhood.Wonderful garden patio with refreshing splash pool

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such an amazing feedback and we hope to see you on your next visit.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff especially the Inhouse Manager. Had a great stay and shall be back soon. Breakfast served was fresh and staff made sure all is well. Met my expectations all around . A job well done to all who take their time to prepare the rooms, the meals , always putting a smile and hard work

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

We glad to hear from you and we looking forward to see you on your next stay with us

Stone Town, Zanzibar Urban, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Olafs guesthouse for 5 nights. Our room was very well designed, with attention to detail, as well as the rest of the hotel. Beds were very comfortable and the breakfast buffet was just amazing, with great choice of fruits and everything else that you could wish for. Very high quality place In general. The...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Jakob for a great review. We looking forward to your next stay. Kind Regards Janine

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only issue was there was no lift and carrying heavy cases up a carpeted staircase was rather difficult. I couldn't allow a woman who met us on arrival to do this for us. Other than that the friendly service and welcome to your warm guest house was great Thank you.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will pay more attention to your issue and try to find a good solution. We looking forward to see you again in future.

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Not the last time I stayed there. Very nice guest house... Raymond`s recommendation for fresh lobster @Panama Jacks was great :-) Rooms are clean. Good located, near to SeaPoint Beach... finding parking Slot is a Little bit hard... :-)

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Thank you for your lovely review. We happy to hear that you had a great time. Looking forward to see you for your next visit.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olaf's Guest House

Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $148 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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