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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not much to say. You will really struggle to find anything annoying (I didn't). Really feeling like I was living in a villa with personal service personnel. That says it all. Amazing place, like a small oasis in Cape Town :) I recommend it 100%, and personally I would look for an alternative only if it is fully booked.

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

Hello Sotiris, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you with us once again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stayed for one week in Olaf's Guesthouse. I enjoyed every day, the clean and quiet room, the breakfast, the daily newspapers, and last but not least the hospitality and kindness of Raymond and his lady staff. The guesthouse is just a short walk away from the Sea Point promenade and from Sea Point's main road.

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

Hello 626ernad, Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to see you again :) Kind regards Cindy

San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Great price. Fantastic location. Close to beach. Late night dining options. Fast Wifi and breatkfast every morning was great. Had a great time. Would recommend to anyone, Staff was very accomodating especially since we came one day earlier.

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Hello 398ahmadm, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you with us once again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Olaf's B&B is a friendly place to stay in Cape Town. Raymond is particularly helpful and hospitable. Lovely wholemeal bread. Make sure you arrive in time on your first night to collect the keys. Then you have greater flexibility. No service in the evening either from the office or via phone based on details from the in room instruction booklet...

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Hello 94joannam, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you with us once again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great bed and breakfast accommodations. Small but quaint, the shower stall was also small but overall the rooms were comfortable. The staff was very helpful. Breakfasts were served they way you wanted them. The location was absolutely great close to transportation services easy to get to close to the ocean front. Would stay there again.

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hello T1147FFmaryh, Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to hear that you you enjoyed your stay. Looking forwards your next visit :) Kind regards Olafs Guest House

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Olaf's Guest House was clean, staff was friendly and helpful and breakfast was great. Olaf's location was near local bus stops and the hop on hop off bus stop. I also enjoyed taking a short walk to the ocean to see sunset in the evening.

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Hello David F, Thank you for the lovely review, we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you with us once again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Randburg, South Africa
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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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

Doha, Qatar
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...

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

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...

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

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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 

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Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $156 - $230 (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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