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Reviewed 11 April 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 10 days in February this year for our honey moon. We had the honeymoon suite at the front which ha great views of table mountain. The whole place was lovely and the staff were all lovely. Breakfast was really good. Initially the staff did not know we were on honeymoon but when they...

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Carbondale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 June 2011

The following is what happen to me at the "Colony". I will say this much, it is in a great location and nice safe neighborhood. The cook was a great person. The rooms are good and the view from the top room looking at Table Mountain was fantastic. I really liked the place...................... But I had an issue. I placed...

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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 7 July 2010

Stayed there for two nights during the soccer world cup.. 1. No one showed up at the airport.. though, i had confirmed with the owner for a airport transfer. 2. The "emergency" telephone number and the number given to me during booking were not answered despite trying multiple times.. I found out later that the owner's cell phone was stolen.....

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Thank Sheshagiri S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2010

Wonderful views? Excellent setting for exploring the "Mother City?" Beautifully furnished and great staff/management? I'm sure my wife and I would have had the same opinion had we actually been allowed to take up our reservation. Having planned a trip of a lifetime for our honeymoon, we decided to end our stay month long stay in South Africa, and Cape...

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sweden
Reviewed 17 November 2009

I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff and management were top class. It is a great location close to everywhere. The local restaurants were good. The recommendation by KC Beleza was fantastic. Overall everyone and thing lovely.

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London
Reviewed 3 April 2009

We stayed here for 4 nights, the guest house is beautifully furnished, very clean and the staff were very helpful. The views of Table Mountain and the city from the balcony were spectacular.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our spacious, luxurious guesthouse is situated in a quiet street in the much looked-for suburb of Tamboerskloof, surrounded by old Victorian villas, with a breathtaking view over the harbour and Table Mountain. Let yourself be captivated by the creative trendy metropolis of Cape Town. Discover the special atmosphere of the neighbourhood by foot, with its tiny delicacy shops, cafes, restaurants, designer and fashion retail businesses. Relax at the pool with a glass of good wine and enjoy the sunsets over Table Mountain. The house offers six spacious bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and access to a balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colony

Address: 12 Brownlow Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Price Range: $2,323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Colony 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Colony Cape Town, South Africa
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“The rooms on the uppper floor in the front of the house have amazing balconies that overlook Cape Town and Table Mountain. Would highly recommend the Lion's Head Suite!”
 of 5 bubbles KevinV871, 20 May 2013 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room then choose the Terrace Room. It is furthest from the entrance and no one stays above you.”
 of 5 bubbles SFayers, 25 Jan 2013 | Read review
“The two rooms we had was equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles Kent_Svensson, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
“I would look at the photos and describe the room you see that you want through email or on the telephone. Also ask about prices. The Honeymoon suite was fantastic and not to expensive.”
  • the balcony from inside the room
  • balcony at night
  • view of table mountain
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  • Table Mountain
 of 5 bubbles rebkatraveler, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
“If there are 3 of you traveling, the duplex room in the back is excellent as it gives everyone some privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles lhoff33, 15 Apr 2012 | Read review
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