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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Parker Cottage has just gone through a transfer of ownership, but the quality was exactly what we hoped for from the reviews. Excellent service from the owner, who provided us with an 'orientation' of Cape Town. Similarly, the entire staff is incredibly warm and kind toward guests in a way that really makes the place feel like home. Location is...

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Thanks so much for your feedback - was great having you as our guests - say hello to Mumbai.... xxPamela

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived late at night, but Chris picked us up from the airport and gave us an orientation upon our arrival - everything was super smooth and easy (such a kind welcome note in our room). My room was lovely (#10) and quiet in the back of the house. We took advantage of many of their restaurant recommendations within walking...

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190pamela, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Mona thanks for the lovely feedback - we hope to see you soon again xx Pamela

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting to Parkars Cottage wasn’t difficult. We arrived after their office hours. We had a note for us on the doorbell to contact. In no minutes after we rang Mr. Phil came and assisted us to check in. he was very friendly. Asked us for water/juice. Helped us contacting our tour operator to confirm the pickup time. The Rooms are...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late at night, but Phil went out of his way to make us feel welcome. our room was very comfortable in every detail, we loved the sort of old colonial feel to this house, it was like stepping back in time, but yes had all the comforts one would expect or hope for, and everyone who worked there...

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Cessy, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parker Cottage is in an excellent location to visit Cape Town within walking distance of the shops, restaurants and bars of Kloof and Long Streets yet a relative haven of peace from all the hustle bustle. Their correspondance and advice before our arrival was great. The staff were polite and helpful. The breakfasts were delicious and beautifully presented. The only...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second stage at Parker Cottage and Phil and Liz run such a cracking place. The team are so helpful with giving advice, suggestions and making reservations for guests which make it such a relaxing place to stay. Each room has its own character and you can't go wrong with any of them! Breakfasts are BIG and delicious with a...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The multiple reviews that make this the #1 Bed and Breakfast are all true. This is a Gem of a place to stay with great rooms and a breakfast that is outstanding. The rooms are spacious and the location cant be beat. The entire staff goes out of their way to be welcoming, helpful and friendly. Chris who provides a...

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Falls Church, VA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The moment you walk into Parker Cottage you feel welcome. The chalk board welcoming you is just the beginning! The hospitality is second to none. Phil, Phaedra and Tomas are delightful and couldn't have been more helpful with suggestions on daily outings and restaurant reservations. I don't think "no" is in their vocabulary! They were also extremely responsive to every...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We selected Parker Cottage for two, 3-night stays in Cape Town because everyone on Trip Advisor raved about the hospitality and service from Phil and his staff. They were wrong: it was even better than what people wrote. Phil, Tomas, Phaedra, Jameson, and the entire staff were charming, helpful, gracious, and welcoming from the moment we arrived until the day...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The top B&B we have stayed at in our many years of travel. At first glance, the price might seem a bit high, but the comfort, the superb breakfasts, the staff and the location deem it quite reasonable. Phil and Tomas take care of all your needs, e.g. car rental, guides, safe taxis, concert tickets, precise tourist information, recommending and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
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: $160 - $312 (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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“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!”
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