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Dongola Guest House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$80*
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Wellington, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We had an interview at the American Consulate at 9:15 on 13 Aug 2015 in the morning and decided to find accommodation close to it. Dongola House was the perfect place to stay! Many thanks to Mike and Sally for their hospitality, great room and good food. The breathtaking views of mountain and sky will surely be remembered!

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Wow thanks for the review for someone who ,lives in Wellington to mention our views makes us very proud, although we can't take the credit for the gorgeous mountain. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Loved to stay at the Mike and Sally's Guest House, and would always come back again! Amazing views, a wonderful garden with pool, great and calm atmosphere, great facilities and endless hospitality. Highly recommended!

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Alina, thank you for the lovely review next time you come and stay for more than a night. Warm regards, Mike sally and Natalie

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 August 2015

What else is there to say but an absolute amazing experience? One of the best guesthouses I've had the privilege of residing at. Welcomed by warm and friendly staff and Mike and Sally attending to your personal needs. Attention to the finest of details to ensure your utmost comfort. Truly a home away from home. All I can say is...

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sureta, it was an absolute pleasure becoming your second home, we do hope we can welcome you back with your family next time for a holiday. Warm regards, Mike sally and Natalie.

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Returning to Dongola was a refreshing experience. We always love spending time at the guest house and in and around the southern cape enjoying local restaurants and winery. Mike and Sally are excellent hosts with a real flair for hospitality and made us feel right at home. Looking forward to coming back again!

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Wow thank you for the compliments, the biggest of which was you coming back for your second stay. Warm regards, Mike Sally and natalie

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Phenomenal way to spend my last night in Cape Town before a one month camping trip in Zambia. Superb location, amazing facilities and Sally and Mike are the most welcoming hosts. What a beautiful space to be.

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Emma, thank you for taking the time to write you lovely review we do appreciate it and hope we can welcome you back for another visit. warm regards, Mike sally and Natalie.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2015

It was a wonderful evening in beautifully kept rooms and welcomed by big smiles and hugs. Sally and Mike are very accommodating and have done all they can to make it a comfortable and convenient stay. They take huge pride in their guest house and are genuine in their service.

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Arabee, so glad you enjoyed your brief stay we do hope we can welcome you back one day soon. Warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie

Greyton, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2015

When the manager, Natalie, comes out to your car to great you and gives you a hug, then it is like coming home. Beautiful rooms, wonderful views and magnificent breakfasts all conveniently located in close proximity to shopping malls, mountains, botanical gardens, the sea, wine farms or almost anything else on your wish list. Hosts Mike and Sally certainly know...

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

We try to be a little bit home and a little bit hotel, so glad tou were made to feel so welcome. warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Dongola House is absolutely faultless, and Sally & Mike have thought very hard about making your stay as comfortable as possible. Every possible convenience is there and we will certainly recommend this first class Guest House to friends and family, and will stay there again ourselves. Sally and her staff, who very quickly feel like friends, made us feel very...

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dongolahouse, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear John and Kay,We appreciate the lovely comments buy alas we are not faultless but glad you found us so. Natalie is a star and from a humble start as a house keeper she has worked hard to become out assistant manager in a short space of time. warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie

Brenton-on-Sea, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We loved our stay at Dongola House, superb hosts, brilliant setting, amazing room and comfort. We were met at the gate, welcomed with a drink, enjoyed the warm sitting room, and slept so well. Breakfast was beyond any expectation. Thank you Sally!

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So glad you enjoyed your stay with and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Warm regards, Sally

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015

You know you've found somewhere special when the only fault you can find is a spelling mistake on the breakfast menu!!! (There is no "u" in chorizo!!!). Sally, Mike and Natalie have made a splendid effort in the 6 years since Sally and Mike bought this lovely place in the idyllic shadow of the Constantia mountain. My room was fantastic;...

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Dear Flobbywattles, the person responsible for the spelling mistake has been taken out and shot by the grammar police. Thank you for you fantastic review. Warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330 year old Groot Constantia, friendly pubs, superb restaurants, from easy eating to fine dining, golf courses and the magnificent Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. With the M3 Highway only three kilometres away you are minutes, by car, from the V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island, The International Convention Centre both Greenpoint and Newlands stadia or the spectacular beaches of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean seaboards with their quaint quirky villages and hip and happening restaurants; as well as the Central Business Districts of Cape Town, Tokai and Retreat. We are a very convenient base for the American Consulate. We can offer King size, Queen size or Twin, extra length beds with fine percale linen, en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms with bathrobes and eco friendly complimentary bath products, in eight comfortable rooms. Our scrumptious a la carte breakfast menu, can be taken in the tranquil landscaped gardens next to the 9m long solar heated pool or in the cosy dining room both with views of Table Mountain National Park .Graded 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, 2015 Readers Choice Award by Tripadvisor, 2015 Best 4 Star Guesthouse, Western Cape South African Tourism "Lilizela" Awards. The first guest house in Africa to be Classified "Gold" by Greenline Responsible Tourism Rating Programme a Member of Cape Town Tourism and the Constantia Valley Association. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dongola Guest House

Address: 30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Price Range: $104 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dongola Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms 7 and 8 can be combined to make a 2 bedroomed suite. Both have their own bathrooms.”
caroncrisp, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room #5 with direct pool access and a small porch, this room is great!”
caroline74andersson, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 has a private sunny terrace”
Kenroma, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. Choose a Garden Room for views.”
157geraldinet, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the wonderful garden”
LaurenOdo, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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