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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay here - the place is simply stunning. The hosts were extremely courteous and forthcoming. Breakfast was excellent and the accommodation, overall, was comfortable, clean, spacious and bright.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Stefan, Merci beaucoup! We were very pleased and honored having had the opportunity to host you and the rest of your academic group at Carmichael Guesthouse. We are hoping to hear from you again in the near future. Best regards / Yves

Rio Verde, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to S. Africa earlier this month. We had never been there but were delighted to have the good fortune to book a most wonderful B&B. It truly surpassed prior experiences in B&B's or Airbnb's in the USA. It is a richly updated Cape Victorian house that is beautifully appointed with classic art and furnishings. Our...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Marion & Ken, Woaw!...That's a long detailed AND most rewarding review! Thank you ever so much. Thank you for having chosen to stay with us and we are so glad that you were so pleased with your stay. Once again, the longer the stay, the better the experience as you get to discover and appreciate the finer details. I...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay here. The host Yves and Valerie were so welcoming and helpful! We had our daughter with us, so the small suite with an additional bedroom off the back suited us perfectly.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Kristin, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that on your way to visit your other daughter in Durban, you've managed to spare a couple of days to visit our beautiful Cape Town & surroundings. I trust that the 3 of you were delighted to see your daughter/sister in Durbs . All the best to the four...

Port Louis, Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Carmichael guest house is very safe for a solo woman traveller in Cape Town, with a home to home experience. I really appreciated the hospitality of the staff. This guest house will be definitely my first choice for my next visit in Cape Town

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Chère Idah, Thank you so much for having posted such pleasant comment. We are already looking forward to your next visit in April17. Till then, look after yoursef. Best regards / Yves

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We traveled with our three sons and all of us have very positive words to describe our stay: A fantastic house and rooms. A warm, helpful and friendly atmosphere. A nice breakfast. Valerie & Yves; you have indeed created a little pearl of a guesthouse in Cape Town!

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Lena, It's been a pleasure hosting such a lovely family. Congratulations! Our Family Suites are particularly well suited for families like yours, and we're glad you liked it. As you've noticed, there is plenty to be seen and do within very close range to the guest house. We'd gladly have you all again, should you decide to come down...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a wonderful overnight stay at Carmichael House. Warm welcome, luxurious Victorian room, peaceful garden with lots of birds and a delicious breakfast. Close to all the excellent restaurants in Rondebosch, Newlands and Claremont. We can highly recommend it for a short or longer stay.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, A warm thank you for your rewarding comment. Valerie & I have at heart the well being of our guests, and we're glad you got a hint. Best regards / Yves

Mougins, France
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Carmichael Guesthouse is a very nice colonial style house dating from 1900, nicely refurbished, full of charm, very quiet, with a nice garden. The hosts are very welcoming and available to give you advises on what to do and where to go. The breakfast, served in a patio room overlooking the garden is very nice. This makes Carmichael an excellent...

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Merci Jean-Philippe d'avoir eu la gentillesse de poster un commentaire sur TA, cela nous touche beaucoup. Valérie et moi-même mettons...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed at Carmichael Guest house Jan 2016 and we had a wonderful experience . More cricket this month and we returned to the guest house hoping for more of the same . We were not disappointed , again Yves and Valerie were fabulous hosts and the ladies who work for them were wonderful . Having stayed here twice I...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Keith, It's been such a pleasure hosting you & Nigel again. Your good spirit is so refreshing. People like you should be cloned! ;-) We are just hoping that there will be some decent cricket events pretty soon, so we can have you once more. In the meanwhile, all the very best to the two of you. Kind regards...

Estes Park, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were welcomed friendly by Yves and Valerie. Recommendations for visits, restaurants were at the top. Accommodation is nice and clean. Car park and location secure enough to walk to the restaurant. Highly recommended

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Chers Yvan et Elisabeth, Venant de rèpondre à votre dernier commentaire, j'imagine que vous en avez posté chacuns un. Si...

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Thanks again to our guests and for their really nice house and rooms. We had a really good time at Carmichael. Although the house is not straight in the center, it's really nearby and at a really convenient location. Hope to come back soon !

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your kind comment. We're also hoping to get to host you again in the near future, you can be sure that there's lots to discover still! Till then we'd like to wish you all the best for 2017. Best regards / Yves

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Guest House is a stylish Victorian mansion, offering comfortable accommodation with 6 en-suite tastefully decorated rooms. Situated on the slopes of Table Mountain, our guesthouse is within walking distance to the University of Cape Town (UCT). Carmichael Guesthouse is 15 min away from Cape Town city bowl and Cape Town international airport via easily accessible highways. The original stained glass windows, wooden floors and original Victorian fireplaces add warmth and ambiance. You will enjoy the peaceful garden, resting on a long chair by the sparkling swimming pool. The Guest House is very central. Nearby lie Cape Town's most famous touristic attractions such as Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Constantia Winelands, Rhodes Memorial and many more...Golf courses, Cricket and Rugby Stadiums are also just around the corner. Yves, Valerie and their daughters Chloe and Charlotte will ensure that "home from home" feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmichael Guesthouse

Address: 11 Wolmunster Road | Cape Town, Rosebank 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Rosebank
Price Range: $110 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmichael Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“all great rooms”
keith0806, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great service for the price”
kruegercath, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all lovely, but room we stayed in could easily accommodate 6 in a family”
SpiritoftheWind, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I think any of the rooms would be fine. Guesthouse is located on a quiet street and has nice grounds surrounding it.”
bakerliu2, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“I've always stayed in Room 6, but I have seen all the other guest rooms and there's not a bad one in the bunch.”
bethebarnes, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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