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Cheap Hotels in Cape Town Central

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#38 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
6 travellers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have had the service of a 5 star hotel for the price of a budget hotel. As someone who booked from the US and is used to Marriotts and Hiltons this hotel fit my needs in terms of..."
  • "lock) - which made us feel slightly insecure. If you are looking at a budget hotel in city centre then this is the hotel. Will definitely visit again...."
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#43 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
2 travellers mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was cheap and in a good location. The staff are helpful enough. The rooms are pretty small compared to other hotels in the City but again this is reflected in the price..."
  • "The location is very favorable for visiting the city center and very convenient and cheap is the garage. Breakfast more than enough. Rooms not very big but very elegant and..."
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Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge Slideshow
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#59 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
5 travellers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room was clean and functional as you would expect from a budget hotel and the bed was comfy. The breakfasts were great and we also tried their buffet dinner which was excellent..."
  • "The Protea is an excellent budget hotel for traveller's who value a convenient location and can do without lots of opulence. The staff is efficient and friendly. The room was clean..."
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#66 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
4 travellers mentioned "affordable accommodation" and "afford" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are looking for affordable accommodation near the V&A waterfront as a base to see the rest of the city, this will do. Its not luxurious but the rooms are sufficient and the..."
  • "Staff were friendly & professional. Not sure that I'd afford this hotel / want to spend so much for a personal leisure trip though......"
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#80 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Pros: very spacious self catering rooms, rates are cheap, easy walking access to Waterfront and Cape Town city centre, large variety of restuarants close by, .good cycling and..."
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here as a family. The room is equipped with a microwave, a stove and all other self-catering utilities. The location was central to exploring Cape Town's Table Mountain,..."
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#72 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
4 travellers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budget accommodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "A good budget hotel, centrally located. I liked the availability of real milk for tea and coffee in the room, and the valet parking was just great!..."
  • "spoke of earlier. Overall, I would recommend the hotel for a tight budget accommodation as it provides the basic needs of a hotel with 5 star service...."
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#101 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "cheapest place" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was a last minute booking and the cheapest place for the dates we needed. Most places were fully booked. Firstly this should not be called Executive Suites - it is far from that..."
  • "The hotel has spacious rooms & they're clean but reception needs a lot of work. Reception staff is very friendly but they need to look presentable & have name tags: After 8 the guy that works at the ..."
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#68 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
3 travellers mentioned "affordable hotel" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "it looked appealing . Parking was a problem but we managed to find space in the tiny garage. Affordable hotel with good staff compliment...."
  • "Great position.Affordable,lovely new rooms,clean,smells of the stunning ocean.Jeremy and Claire are the ones to contact for reservations,they will go out of their way for you...."
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#99 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
2 travellers mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is small but very clean and cheap, rooms are more than enough and beds are very comfortable! Location is ok, between table mountain and the Waterfront, only few blocks..."
  • "Possibly if I was desperate and it was cheap enough, if the place was redecorated and spruced up so that it was an actual 3 star then yes I would without hesitation as I have said..."
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#81 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Rooms are clean and a decent size - affordable and better than expected. The service was a bit odd though. The room was not ready at check in, even though we arrived after the..."
  • "Friendly staff and the hotel also clean...surely will come back to this hotel for the holiday in January. The hotel is right inside the town surronded by lot of things you may need anytime. When you..."
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#92 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "cheap accommodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel may need to be slightly modernised however if you are looking for cheap accommodation in a good location you won't be disippointed...."
  • "Booked 7 nights to see some of Cape Town's attractions .However room was not spacious,the views was great but windows were filthy ,room service was terrible cos we had to wait 2 hrs for order to ar..."
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#82 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
2 travellers mentioned "budget rooms" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Maybe I got budget rooms - and others are better. However, judging by the fraying carpets in the lift, smudges on the walls and dark dreary hallways I don't think the rest is much..."
  • "Value for money at budget level hotels. Not luxurious but still comfortable. Very near to Green Market, where traditional African handcrafts are sold. ..."
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#76 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "affordable accommodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "A very affordable accommodation in the CBD, in a small village feel of Gardens area and all in one a VERY GOOD PLACE to stay in town and sleep quiet. Hotel lounge and street terrace..."
  • "Loved this place. It's in a lovely quaint area of Cape Town with a nice view of Table Mountain. Room was comfortable with an outdoor covered balcony. The staff were helpful and friendly and of cours..."
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2Inn1 Kensington 4.0 of 5
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#1 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's a posh (affordable) refuge under the vista of Table Mountain, a former mansion tastefully renovated, they even have a pool/leisure deck! (Papa) Klaus and his team of wonderful..."
  • "We spent four nights at 2Inn1 Kensington in late October. The B&B was lovely. Room and common area beautiful decorated but the best part was the staff. Very attentive with great suggestions for things..."
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#73 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Also, some of the rooms can be a tight squeeze with 2 people. I'd highly recommend Daddy Long Legs, especially since it is all quite affordable!..."
  • "My fourth stay at Daddy Long Legs, all excellent. The rooms, all different, are comfortable and clean. Coffee and tea are available in the room as well as in reception. There is a balcony by reception..."
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#69 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "This non-traditional hotel is a great mid-range option for budget travelers. Very modern decor, giant tiled bath, comfy beds, and sleek amenities (built in iPod dock with in-ceiling..."
  • "Great location and the accommodation was good. Rooms were clean but just a bit too small. Breakfast was top class! Staff was friendly and we received great service from Melisha who was always willing ..."
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#83 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "La Splendida is good budget hotel. Its location is fantastic with proximity to the beach and V&A waterfront. Rooms are big and well maintained. Miss Neydene at the reception was..."
  • "Well situated at the boulevard 30 min walk to V&A harbor, parking at the back and no traffic jam returning from the centre at 5pm. Very friendly helpful personnel, very good breakfast, nice view if ..."
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#39 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The service is excellent, but the hotel is generally very dated and is truly a 'budget' hotel. That's not to say that the Garden Court is a bad hotel, its a basic hotel! If you are..."
  • "We spent 3 days here at the end of a long tour of Africa. The rooms were quite small, as is often the case in a City hotel, and the bathroom was tiny. However, we did wake up to a view of the mountain..."
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#70 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "budget room" when describing this hotel.
  • "location was great-central, but safe. We stayed downstairs in a budget room- but the rooms upstairs are nicer and not much more expensive...."
  • "Nostalgic, charming urban oasis with a private calm atmosphere, but close to the liveful Kloof Street and some excellent restaurants. The breakfast was rich and the service always helpful.We had rooms..."
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#88 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "We recently came back from Cape Town after spending 6 nights in the penthouse suite Aug 17th onward at this property. We loved Cape Town and our experience was made a lot more memorable by our stay at..."
  • "Such an amazing place I went there with my family for couple of nights and man we loved it spacious rooms and one hell of a view and amazing weather, it was much more than what I expected. Staff were ..."
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#97 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
  • "Rooms neat and clean. Well presented. Breakfast good. Centrally situated. Easy walking distance to restaurants. Not always parking available. Small lift to rooms. Catch the City to City bus from the a..."
  • "My wife and stayed here for one night. As Cape Town residents ourselves it was wonderful to experience Cape Town Centre in such a lovely little hotel. It is very small but we are used to that in our..."
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#42 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
  • "We stayed for 5 nights and found the location in the centre of town was very good for getting around both on foot but we were central for getting to many of the tourist sites. The hotel is small, the ..."
  • "Cape Town does not lack accommodations and it can be difficult to choose. Especially if one likes to be central the choice is usually limited by ones wallet as it can get very quickly very expensive. ..."
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#100 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
One traveller mentioned "budget accommodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "Finding budget accommodation in Cape Town is not easy. The price us great but you get what you pay for. The staff were friendly and helpful enough and parking was great. The room is..."
  • "I stay here a lot and i work in the hospitality trade myself for 16 years and i must say i was appalled with my last stay at this place.... I usually check out before 11am always and my last stay was ..."
#79 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "Spent four nights here on a recent business trip. I am so "done" with the usual business hotels so decided on an apartment. Well, best decision I have ever made. The apartment was very well appointed..."
  • "We stayed at Mountain Marina for a week during our honeymoon. The location was EXCELLENT - after going all around the city we both agreed that we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. The con..."
Upperbloem 3.0 of 5
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#51 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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#87 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "We booked the accommodation through Groupon and were pleasantly surprised. The room was excellent and the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Villa Belmonte is located centrally and close t..."
  • "My wife and I stayed at this establishment for 5 nights and I must say, the service we received was just too awesome . There was never a thing that we requested that we had to wait, loved every minute..."
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#84 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "Everything views, close to shopping mall & centre,restaurants, bars excellent equipment & bathrooms. Only 1 tiny problem was people walikng past path outside but not really intrusive & pool not heate..."
  • "Stayed in a modernised cottage. Friendly and helpful reception area and staff. Delightful accommodation; very clean, small lounge/diner/kitchen downstairs and huge bedroom upstairs, with shower, bath..."
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#61 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "the guest house is centrally located, communication form guest house4 was very good, clean pleasant accommodation and friendly staff. Will definitely use them again when next trip comes up. Value for ..."
  • "If you have to stay a night in the city, you can perfectly stay here. Pretty basic room but enough space, very good bed and perfect breakfast. From there a short walk to the boulevard and green point...."
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#95 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "The apartment in Cape Quarter is stylish, clean, comfortable and secure. With a bedroom, living room, well-appointed kitchen and deck, it's so much better than a hotel room you for a week's stay. Th..."
  • "We stayed at 201 De Waterkant Piazza on De Smit St. The 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment was spacious, very clean and stylish. Air conditioned in the through lounge but multiple fans throughout the rest ..."
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#91 of 106 hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • "I picked up a great deal on booking.com for the penthouse suite. Honestly I did not expect much due to the mixed reviews. We arrived early and our room was not ready. We then left our bags and asked i..."
  • "This hotel is 4 star rated but in my opinion its not more than 3.The rooms are basic but more than adequate for holiday purposes .There is an excellent view of table top mountain and the street bel..."