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Randburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The room we had was nice and homely. Friendly and helpful staff with excellent breakfast. The location is great with a short walking distance to the Seapoint beaches and open area gym. Staying there worked well for us as a family and was good value for money.

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

Hello HeinrichEksteen, Thank you for the lovely review, we are pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you with us in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House More 

Doha, Qatar
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We enjoyed staying here. It was a great location. Easy to drive to Table Mountain and Camps Bay. Close to Winchester Mansion where we enjoyed a great Sunday Jazz brunch. The owner was very helpful and the manager Cindy was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great with good selection of breads, meats and cheeses and choice of cooked... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. Looking forward to your next holidays :) It was an honour to have you. Kind regards Cindy More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Lovely B&B. Homey and well appointed inside and out. Great breakfast. The Ocean front and the Main Street with restaurants were a block away - easy walking distance. I had booked the Seapoint room from the online photos. When we arrived, it was very small. Staff happily gave us the Greenpoint room - very spacious. Sleep - I wear earplugs... More 

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

Hello Want2play, Thank you for the lovely review. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House More 

Jnb
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Rayomnd and staff friendly and efficient. Excellent breakfast. Rooms old and Not best design / layout. bed not comfortable. Bathroom clean (shower) but really old. Parking not always easy. Position is not the best part of Sea Point. It's on a back road with no views. Surprised it has such a high rating. Disappointed.

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Hello leopoldp164, Thank you for the review. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House More 

Sankt Peter-Ording, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Perfect hosts, friendly, helpful and caring staff. Located ideally to experience Capetown! Hop on hop off around the corner, Sea Point promenade to walk and go for a run in the morning just across the road. Waterfront in wsöking distance or taxi for R 65. Was just perfect for us girls!

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

Hello 119connieh, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased to know that everything was so convenient whilst staying with us. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House More 

Jihannesburg
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

we really enjoyed our stay in the guesthouse. the rooms were very welcoming and spacious. the breakfast was great, and the service was excellent. we would definitely consider coming back when we are next in CT

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

Hello W9275Dlisat, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay at Olaf's Guest House, it's always lovely to read our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. we look forward to having here with once again. Kind Regards The Olaf's Team More 

Hamburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We had a large room, everything very clean and nicely decorated. Breakfast was a small buffet, absolutely perfect and each morning a friendly staff member asked for warm breakfast wishes. The honesty bar was well equipped, making your stay very autonomous. One is within walking distance from many bars and restuarants and the sea is just a block away; a... More 

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

Hello J2952CVianr, Thank you very much for the wonderful review, we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay at our homely guest house. We look forward to having you here with us once again. Kind Regards from warm Cape Town. The Olaf's Team More 

Linköping
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is a very small place which makes you feel just like home. The small garden and sitting areas are nice and the staff give you a warm welcome. It is a beautiful house but som parts are a little out-dated, overall it is clean and comfortable. Good rooms with nice beds and everything else you need. The only thing... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Rather selfishly I would not normally write a review in order to keep this guesthouse quiet for it not to become more popular than it already is. From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave you are made at home and become part of the family. Nothing is too much trouble and you are allowed to take your... More 

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

Hello James R, Thank you for the pleasant review it's highly appreciated, we aim to please our guests and are only happy to help wherever we can. Please do pop in next time you are in Cape Town, we look forward to having you stay with us once again. Kind Regards from Cap Town The Olaf's Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed at Olaf's guest house for a night. It's really cute with a small swimming pool in the backyard and only a block away from the beachfront. The staff was very friendly and we also got a chance to meet the owner. The rooms were spotless and the place offers a self-service bar where you just write down what... More 

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

Hello Marcel, Thank you for your review about Olaf's Guesthouse, much appreciated. We are glad that you have had a lovely stay. We do look forward to having you here in future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guesthouse Team More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $155 - $221 (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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