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Rodwell House

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had an extended family gathering here, taking over the whole property. It is an incredible property, with huge guest rooms, a wonderful swimming pool surrounded by beautiful grounds. The location was great, walk out the back through the garden gate and you are across the road from the ocean and a tidal pool. (One of our party got stung...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I just called to get some information on the hotels opinion of the safety of train rides from Cape Town to Kalk Bay and was very helpfully assisted with some very good information - practical and to the point. Very friendly. Many Thanks for taking the time to assist someone who was not even a guest!

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london
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A review I would prefer not to write because a hidden gem should be kept secret. But if you want service of the highest quality and wonderful accommodation, this is the place to go. Rooms are large, very luxurious and the setting is superb. I can't wait to go back. We felt extremely pampered yet a home away from home....

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Western Cape
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Rodwell House is no longer a hotel, but is now rather a bed and breakfast villa that you can rent just for a function or for a long stay. - It is up to you. The service is very friendly, there is a chef on hand for breakfast, and the house itself is turn of the century opulence. - Even...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Best points of this hotel are the views, backdrop and the garden with pool. i would not pick this place for a longer stay, mainly because the road between the hotel (on 50meters) and the sea; there is no nice beach close. breakfast was excellent, although service a bit erratic (one day great, one day chaos). good location to see...

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1Thank Witteveen_12
Toronto
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This small hotel in St James is a perfect spot for relaxing or using as a base for exploration of Cape Town and the Cape peninsula. The accommodation is excellent with spacious bright rooms and updated bathrooms. We have stayed here 3 times now and for good reason. The service is personal and friendly. Kate and her staff provide outstanding...

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

My nephew had booked the whole hotel for 5 days for a wedding party and it was superb. The staff were extremely accommodating and helpful but also unobtrusive enough to make us feel at home and thoroughly relaxed. The food is fabulous, especially breakfast, which should be eaten on the terrace in the morning sun. Lovely private garden and pool....

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1Thank Nick V
Provence
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Just enjoyed another fantastic stay at Rodwell House (this is our 4th visit). We tend to spend a few days in Franschhoek, Camps Bay and finish here at St James. There's a really nice cosmopolitan and slightly bohemian vibe to the town. The hotel is perfectly located between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay so you can enjoy fantastic endless beach walks...

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1Thank GeorgieCProvence
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2015

What a fantastic weekend away at this superb hotel. The service was top notch and very friendly staff which made us feel at home straight away. The rooms are modern and very comfortable. Hotel has a perfect location right opposite the beach and short walk to Kalk bay for shopping and eating out. We will be back!

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1Thank Francois K
Algarvia, Portugal
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Once you realize that this property does not offer what it advertises on its website, you can appreciate it for what it is. A lovely, old, colonial family home with big comfortable rooms, a lovely garden, great sea views and friendly and helpful staff. Forget about the evening meal and enjoy one of many nearby restaurants. Breakfast is fine. But...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Redefining luxury seaside holidays. Full sea views, garden or mountain views from our 7 spacious en suite bedrooms. Beautifully manicured gardens rich in scent and relaxation. The seven suites are gracious and spacious, delighting guests in an exclusive, stylish and luxurious manner. Rodwell House has been designed by the new owners to be a comfortable haven for relaxation. Don't forget to soak up the sun at our pool and take a walk through our beautiful garden in the front and terraced garden at the back. Simply lounge about on our gracious veranda that overlooks St James pool and the sea ahead or relax in our comfortable lounge near the fireplace with a glass of wine or cup of tea. Rent out the entire Villa for a wedding, birthday, weekend getaway, conferences or seminars. Including daily breakfast and daily servicing with the option of chef and butler services. We invite you to come and make yourself at home and enjoy all that our 85 year old stately manor has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rodwell House

Address: Rodwell Road, St. James 7945, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > St. James
Price Range: $1,660 - $2,237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rodwell House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“rooms overlooking the ocean”
10izboy, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“See views are stunning -- mountain view rooms are extremely quiet and peaceful..”
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“garden suite does sleep 5 people and has kitchen and living room.”
Witteveen_12, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Any of the 3 rooms facing the ocean”
Tokalosh, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for a sea view.”
SteveR914, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
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