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The Inn at Castle Hill

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the opportunity to stay at the Inn at Castle Hill in Kalk Bay. All round a marvelous experience, the view over the bay is beautiful. The rooms are spacious, clean and well appointed. Kalk Bay is a great place to spend a few days and all the amenities are within easy walking distance of the guest house. My... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed staying at Castle Hill. Friendly service. Nice rooms and fantastic view. The location is perfect. Just a stones throw from the main street in Kalk Bay. Lots of nice cafes and restaurants nearby. Try to book one of the rooms with access to the lovely terrace.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cosy and private room with a private garage on offer,great service including wifi on offer at a minimal cost,a great location for traveling throughout cape town by Train again saving costs and also a stress free way of getting around without the busy traffic if you do not know cape town at all,best liked the fact that we... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Inn at Castle Hill. Our room had a bathroom en suite (not all of the rooms do) and a door that opened on to a long veranda with a view of the bay. While the room itself was utilitarian, with no TV or other home comforts, the hotel is full of old world... More 

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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed over-night in October 2016. I was blown away by the friendly welcome from the owner of the guesthouse. Our room (A Superior One) was huge and clean and we slept very comfortably. Although meals are not provided the guesthouse owner, recommended a few places to eat and booked us a breakfast at a nearby guesthouse - one of... More 

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Kamloops, British Columbia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice place . Old building lots of character . Kalk bay is small but nice shops and pleasant to walk around. Close drive to lots of interesting placed. We had a rental car so we're able to get around easily.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A wonderful little gem. Set back a row behind the Main Street with a wonderful view of the bay and harbour. The reception lady was lovely and very helpful. The room was clean and well appointed with seats outside on the veranda. Highly Recommended.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great character. Clean, efficient friendly staff. Sizeable room opening onto a communal wrap around veranda with ocean views. Ask for an en-suite room if it bothers you, as some of the rooms dont have. No TV in the rooms ,a refreshing change. Very easy walk to quaint boho-type shops and many restaurants and bakeries, as well as the Kalk Bay... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

A beautiful house, great location, great views, walking distance from shops restaurants etc. Our room was tiny and had no ventilation other than the door leading to the patio. The carpet in the room was absolutely filthy. We were told we had a private bathroom a few doors away as opposed to an on-suite which we compromised on for the... More 

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Castle Hill S, Manager at The Inn at Castle Hill, responded to this review

HI LiliMc13, Thank you for your review, I am always happy for the opportunity to make things better :) Above the double doors that open to the breeze there is a window that flips up above that, sorry that you didnt notice this and I will put up an indicator pointing to the latch. I have cleaned the carpets, had... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Clean, comfortable, friendly, old fashioned, warm hospitality and easy to negotiate security, access to amenities, supplies etc. Service of room was excellent. Reception was friendly and helpful. Access to local shopping and food was excellent.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at Castle Hill is a charming, characterful Edwardian Villa overlooking the quaint fishing village of Kalk Bay. Decorated in a classic colonial style, the beautiful ceilings and wrap around lattice veranda gives this building the charm and warmth that would make you feel at home. Accommodation consists of 6 Double rooms, four En-suite and two with privately allocated bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Castle Hill

Address: 37 Gatesville Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Kalk Bay
Price Range: $68 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Inn at Castle Hill 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms have a communal balcony, asking guests to keep noise levels at reasonable between 12am and 7am might be a good idea.”
 of 5 bubbles liliMc13, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get good ventillation”
 of 5 bubbles suzannepierre, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs en-suite room is huge, the one to the left as you enter reception.”
 of 5 bubbles Deccers101, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely but the upstairs front ones have a beautiful sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles MdVSouthAfrica, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“First floor is certainly quiet”
 of 5 bubbles PeterE216, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
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