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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This bed & breakfast is a nice little place to stay in Cape Town. The rooms are good, the breakfast yummy. The personal helpful, friendly and know the area well. You can easily walk to the waterfront.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Rose Lodge is in a fantastic central location within day walking distance of the centre and a good location for driving out to Camps Bay for a sundowner. We stayed in 22 on Rose, which is just down the road. The room was spotlessly clean and had access onto a little courtyard, but as other reviewers have pointed out, the...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

What a superb day it was when we found this place. We actually stayed at wale lodge which is the little sister. We were picked up from the airport by a taxi arranged by Bruce,the Canadian owner at a very reasonable price. Wale lodge a two minute walk from Rose Lodge and a wonderful location to the city,10 minute walk...

Thank 12172013ty
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

During our two week holiday going from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth along the Garden Route, my boyfriend and I stayed at Rose Lodge for three nights. Location: Rose Lodge is located in Bo-Kaap, which itself is an attraction with its colourful houses. The B&B is in walking distance to the city centre (where you can catch the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus)...

Thank KerstinGloeckner1912
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Rose lodge is easily accesable. The room is clean with lovely white linen. Bed and pillows are comfortable. The staff were friendly and the room had everything i needed. I would definitely make use of them again.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great space in a great location. In the heart of Bo Kaap with lots of shopping and restaurants nearby. The space was clean/tidy and is more a B&B instead of a hotel as it was listed on the site. Housekeeper Daniel is extremely friendly and helpful!

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Thank daniela649173
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We had an overnight stay in Rose Lodge ... quite a nice room, clean and great beds .. centrally located, close to town, and the area with the fine colored houses, which were much photographed lovely breakfast in the fine small kitchen, which was put forward to a nice and fresh breakfast ... fine service with payment, pick up at...

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Thank kirstenpoule
Montalivet, France
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good room and excellent bed. Breakfast served by Daniel more than excellent. The location in the more than special bo-kaap area is fantastic.Bruce must be a happy man to have this very efficient staff. We will be back.

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Thank elsandsylvains
Paris, France
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very nice Guest House. Very clean and organised.Staff is very friendly. We had a very good time in Cape. Good location. Not far away from the waterfront, Bo Kaap and city centre. You can leave your car in the street in front of the guest house.

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Bad Ischl, Austria
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We very much enjoyed our stay at Rose Lodge. The owner and all the stuff were super friendly and made us feel very much at home. Especially Daniel was amazing and he made the best eggs for breakfast!! Definitely recommended to stay here, in the colourful houses of Bo Kaap :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rose Lodge, 22 on Rose and Wale Lodge are located in Rose and Wale Street in the colorful historic Muslim Malay Quarter (Bo-Kaap) of Cape Town. It is only a 5 minute walk from downtown CT or the trendy De Waterkant Village (cafes, restaurants, bars & clubs), and within walking distance of Cape Town International Convention Centre, and the V&A Waterfront. All rooms are en-suite with shower (bath) & toilet, TV, safe, air-conditioning, heating, and coffee & tea facilities.The rooms in these old "Malay" houses are not big, but they are all en-suite, with TVs, safes, air-conditioning and heating. Coffee & tea facilities are available in the kitchens and free wifi in the communal areas. We provide a laundry service if required and can arrange your transfers or tours. We are a non-smoking guesthouse and are dog friendly. A substantial continental self-serve buffet breakfast is provided.English, German, and French are spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose Lodge

Address: 28 Rose Street | Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > Schotsche Kloof
Price Range: $85 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“All the rooms are good”
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“room 2 great”
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