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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect place for a 5-night stay on our first visit to Cape Town: walking distance from town centre and plenty of good eateries very nearby; but you can also park car safely outside and it's easy to drive to seaside, Cape of Good Hope, vineyards etc should you wish. The B and B itself is delightful, with...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for four nights at the end of Jan 2017. Parker Cottage is well located close to good restaurants, coffee shops and bars. It has lots of character, lovely clean rooms, really friendly and welcoming staff and a fantastic breakfast. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you want comfortable beds? Do you want staff that are courteous without being obsequious? Do you want hands on management? Do you want to be treated as family rather than the punter you really are? Do you want them to have prepared apps for your visit? Do you want them to have cultivated and mentored other enterprises that work...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing but what makes it truly memorable is the staff and owners. Always willing to go the extra mile to make you comfortable. The breakfasts are gourmet and the beds uber comfortable. Centrally located.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Parker Cottage. We received so many good tips and help on what to do, the website has many sources and we sat with Phil for coffee when we just arrived, and he was so kind in helping us plan our stay. We were treated so nicely, and the house itself is beautifully designed and...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three nights at the Parker Cottage. We had one of the small rooms. Although small it had plenty of space and the staff and location more than made up for the small room. Breakfast at the Parker Cottage was a 10. It is located in a perfect location for everything you want to do in Cape Town. We...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Parker Cottage is a very beautiful and noble old house in a charming small garden. The hosts are most friendly and helpful. The breakfast is delicious and rich. The house and our room with a beautiful bath are enchanting. A perfect place to be in Cape Town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lodging is in a quiet neighborhood with several excellent restaurants nearby and only a short ten minute Uber ride from the bustling V&A Waterfront. My room was decently appointed and quiet. Parker Cottage offers a nice full breakfast each morning that includes several hot and cold choices and a daily special. A small honor bar is also available with...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parker Cottage is a beautiful House and is professionally and expertly run. With every attention to detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible. On our arrival my wife Elaine became very unwell, Phil very kindly arranged for her to see a doctor, which was amazing considering it was a Bank Holiday. The breakfasts were very nutritious especially the...

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1Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked everything about Parker Cottage. When we arrived, we were met at the front steps as if we were family. The location is excellent, only a few blocks from shopping, a short walk to restaurants and a grocery store, and an easy walk to the city tour bus stop. The surrounding neighborhood is quiet and pleasant, and the views...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parker Cottage! We’re a little different than the usual hotel or guesthouse experience. Rather than being just a conventional ‘place to sleep’, we offer a very much unplugged, urban retreat right in the creative heart of Cape Town. So although we offer free and fast internet, we don't do minibars, piped music or even reception desks. Think of us like a country house in the middle of the city. We’re the kind of place where you can rediscover the art of conversation, endless breakfasts and total serenity. Parker is a social place too: our legendary free wine evenings occur at least twice a week and there’s no ‘cut off’ time for our gourmet breakfasts either. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parker Cottage

Address: 3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $143 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parker Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Parker Cottage Hotel Cape Town Central
Parker Cottage Cape Town, South Africa
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“look at the website and choose, they have plenty of options”
 of 5 bubbles liront2013, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a mid-range room, the Pomegranate Room, which is upstairs. The room is beautiful and quiet, and I would highly recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles 69billa, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and request a larger room!”
 of 5 bubbles Ryley39547, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all are good”
 of 5 bubbles 520jerryg, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 was spacious and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles jenb2015157, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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