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Penang Island, Malaysia
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arriving at Cactus house was a good first impression, the house was clean and airy, room lovely and bed linens smelt freshly laundered. The little balcony was attractive and I enjoyed catching the afternoon sun with a drink in hand. The honesty bar is a great idea and the little dining area cosy. I slept well. The next morning I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, the hotel was only able to provide one set of keys for us. My partner and I arrived separately, and he went to a conference reception--I was let in to the hotel by the manager who did not tell me that I needed a key to exit the hotel. I left to meet my partner and was trapped for... More 

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Thank Howard R
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Decided to spoil myself with a few days in Cape Town and made a booking with Cactus House. I changed my dates 3 times as it was difficult to get away from work and it was no issue at all with them. From the moment I arrived, Simon, Julian and team made me feel like part of the family. I... More 

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Thank Ockert2014
Galveston
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed actually 2 times in August of 2016. Both stays were PERFECT!!!! Our host Julian was great. The lady that assisted him, and being senile I have forgotten her name, but she was great too.The home very clean as were the rooms. The pool looked so inviting but being winter there it would have been too chilly! The location... More 

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Thank RichandWoody
Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I decided at the very last moment to go to Cape Town to spend two weeks of vacation. I checked on different internet sites but most hotels were full. I had heard about Cactus House last year during my first visit to Cape Town. I decided to try and send a message to the guesthouse to see if they have... More 

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1 Thank brunocharrier
molteno5, General Manager at Cactus House, responded to this review

Bruno, Thank you kindly for the lovely review and complement. We at Cactus House aim to improve in all aspects and reviews like this only but serves as great motivation to do better. It was more than a pleasure hosting you and we most certainly look forward to your soonest return. Be well and take care till next time. Best... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Wow. Let's cut to the chase: the owners of the hotel went into my room, packed up all my stuff, and then moved me into another room without my permission / knowledge / consent. He was then visibly upset (i.e. yelling at me) at me for not comparing the exact details of my room versus what I had booked (apparently... More 

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Thank danielduq
molteno5, Manager at Cactus House, responded to this review

Dear Daniel Firstly Allow me to personally thank you for your review and for staying with us at Cactus House. We the team at Cactus House take an interest in each and every guest that stays with us and aim is to please each individual according to their well being. It is our job to ensure that every patron at... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Great place just close to Table mountain, nice view. Nice breakfast and Nice BBQ prepared by Julian. Quite sure that will plan another trip there. very close to Table Mountain and you can easily to enjoy the view the Table mountain which is a very famour tourist point of CT.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We felt relaxed and at home from the moment we arrived. The rooms are big and some have a stunning view of Table Mountain. Located within walking distance from a number of excellent restaurants, pubs and bars. Only a few minutes drive from downtown and the Waterfront. You'd be a fool to miss Julian's breakfast; the best way to start... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Basic B&B, clean, comfortable. Location is okay, short walk to Kloof St, but not much in the immediate neighborhood. Innkeeper Julian is helpful and knowledgeable about Capetown fun. If you're lucky, he will put on a Braii. One night, we decided to stay in, all pitched in $ and cooked. Good folks, really a nice night. The boy can cook.... More 

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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely place for couples or group of friends. Very friendly and helpful host, very comfortable rooms, nice facilities, Wi-Fi is available though not very strong. The place is within a walking distance from Long Street and Table Mountain. There's a small swimming pool in the backyard as well. Breakfast atmosphere is very cosy and engaging, where all gather around one... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Cactus House

Address: 4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Cactus House Cape Town, South Africa
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“Top floor facing Table Mountain”
 of 5 bubbles Ockert2014, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a front room on a balcony with great views of Table Top Mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles RichandWoody, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 was amazing”
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 of 5 bubbles brunocharrier, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Great view”
 of 5 bubbles 104bastienl, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with a balcony have a stunning view of Table Mountain”
 of 5 bubbles domenicocQ6270QO, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
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