Hippo Boutique Hotel

5-9 Park Road, Gardens, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 232 500

Cheapest
rate per night

8.6

Excellent
based on 469 reviews
Hippo Boutique Hotel - Cape Town, South Africa
25.02 Thu
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26.02 Fri
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Value for money

8.6

Distance to city center

3.0 km

Location rating

9.2

Nearest Airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

18.4 km

Rooms

25.02 Thu
26.02 Fri

Standard Rooms

₪117+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
₪117

Double Rooms

₪129+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
₪129

Reviews

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  • Excellent
    Oct 2018
    10.0

    Perfect location in Gardens, Cape Town

    Beautiful spacious room. Great amenities. Friendly helpful staff. Very modern and extremely clean

    Everything good

  • Excellent
    Apr 2015
    10.0

    Good location on quiet street (a little noise from bar downstair but disappears early). Good Internet. Wonderful staff. Private parking with gate. Room is nice.

  • Okay
    Sep 2010
    6.0

    I liked the location and the facility. The hotel was in a good location to tour the city and to experience table mountain.

    I did not like the noise. Bars along the street were noisy and the parking lot right outside your windows meant you were awoken every each morning. Also the cab they arranged for me tried to charge me twice the meter rate to take a trip to the airport. I refused to pay and had to find another ride.

  • Good
    Jul 2010
    6.7

    The front desk staff were absolutely extraordinary. They could not have been more accommodating.

    My room was directly behind reception and I found it noisy. The level of amenities in the room fluctuated. Once inconsistencies were identified, they were dealt with promptly.

  • Good
    Jul 2010
    7.0

    We stayed twice at the Hippo Boutique Hotel. Both rooms were very stylistic; it felt like we were staying in a museum (which we enjoyed). The hotel is modern, safe, and clean.

    The first room had mold in the shower; nothing major, but it definitely detracted from the otherwise modern feel. The second room was almost perfect, but the shower ran out of hot water after the first shower. Overall, however, we very much enjoyed our stay; we did not have to worry about safety, and we enjoyed the modern and generally clean amenities.

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Overview

A stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel places you in the heart of Cape Town, a 1-minute drive from South African Museum and Planetarium and 6 minutes from Greenmarket Square. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning

8.6 Excellent

based on 469 reviews

8.7

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

9.3

Facilities

9.2

Location

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Wine glasses
Electric kettle
Mobile hotspot device
Business center
Car rental
Wake-up service
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Internet
Daily housekeeping
Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
Fax/photocopying
Concierge service
Fan
Feather pillow
Grocery deliveries
Fire extinguisher
Laundry facilities
Ironing service
Laundry service
Flat-screen TV
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Free toiletries
Garden view
Room service
Smoke alarms
Hardwood or parquet floors
Heating
Contactless check-in/check-out
Tour desk
Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing in dining areas
Fishing
Physical distancing rules
Golf
Process in place to check health of guests
Cycling
Outdoor pool
Snorkeling
Key card access
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
No smoking
Kitchenware
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Laptop safe
Express check-out
Hairdryer
Horse riding
Cable or satellite TV
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
24-hour security
Air-conditioned
Newspapers
Non-feather pillow
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Pants press
Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
Bowling
Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
Pets not allowed
Pool towels
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Parking (surcharge)
Pool table
Coffee shop
Windsurfing
Bathrobe
Private bathroom
Private check-in/check-out
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Kitchenette
Storage available
Private parking
Shuttle service (additional charge)
Quiet street view
Free Wi-Fi
Radio
Ticket service
Beach towels
Linens
Towels
Safety deposit box
Seating area
Elevator
Hiking
Massage
Shampoo
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower
Shower cap
Accessible by elevator
Adapter
Slippers
Socket near the bed
Sofa
Balcony
Soundproof rooms
Bathtub
Soundproofing
Body soap
Bottle of water
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Carpeted
Toilet
Toilet paper
Children's television networks
Safe
City view
Trash cans
Coffee machine
TV
Upper floors accessible by elevator
Conditioner
Desk
Dining area
Dining table
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe or closet

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Bo Kaap Museum 0.9 km
  • Greenmarket Square 1.1 km
  • District Six Museum 1.2 km
  • Castle of Good Hope 1.6 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 2.6 km
  • Green Point Stadium 2.7 km

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