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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fab time here and wanted to say a big thank you to Karen and the team for making us feel so welcome for our 1st time in Cape Town. The hotel is beautiful and the service and attention to detail is 1st class. Our hire car was an hour late arriving on our last day here and...

Thank Trudy I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Charming, homely and very comfortable boutique hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be sad to leave Fiona and the team who have looked after us extremely well. Lovely location with fantastic views of Table Mountain. Convenient for getting into the city but with good local restaurants within 5 mins walk.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited Welgelegen while vacationing in Cape Town with friends, and I was blown away by this hotel. I haven't stopped raving about it for two months. Ultimately Welgelegen is an incredible place to stay for three reasons: (1) the location, (2) the hotel itself, and (3) the service provided by the managers. First, Welgelegen is in a prime location....

Thank borose3
Kearney, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great room, well appointed, comfy bed. Quiet safe neighbourhood. Lots of good restaurants within walking distance. Excellent service. Great breakfast-lots of choices and cooked to order. Staff very pleasant and accommodating.

Thank FromNorthernON
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A brilliant hotel - wonderful service from start to finish, including the weeks after we left - on returning to UK I realised I'd lost a watch; the hotel found it and ensured it was delivered safe and sound (and still on SA local time!) Great location, small and luxurious - perfect!

Thank susan m
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Friendly, helpful staff; great breakfast; great view of Table Mountain; convenient to restaurants; great location. Quiet neighborhood. Easy trip to downtown and easy access to motorways out of Cape Town. What more could one ask?

1Thank AGtravelers2
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Really enjoyable stay. Breakfast good and location perfect for us, a short walk to Cloof Street. No hesitation going back to this accommodation. Rooms different sizes, but ours was upstairs and plenty big enough for us.

Thank lorraine155
Washington DC area
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This lovely hotel was exactly what we wanted for our stay in Capetown. We stayed in room 10, which was beautifully decorated and had a view of Table Mountain from our balcony. The breakfast were wonderful as were the sitting areas and courtyard. The staff were friendly and the manager was super helpful. It was a pleasure to return to...

1Thank mustlovetravel
sheffield, uk
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We chose to stay in Welgelegen as we love smaller boutique style hotels that have character and soul and we wanted to be able to walk to restaurants in the evening and not have to reply on taxi's every night. Welgelegen was the perfect choice. The hotel was made up of two large Victorian mansion houses connected by a beautiful...

1Thank kthanson2000
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great hotel. Really friendly staff who could not do enough for us. Great advice on trips and arranged all tickets needed. Excellent location near Kloof St. Breakfast was great and room superb. Definitely recommend to others visiting Cape Town!

2Thank steve0712

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"Welgelegen Boutique Hotel - an urban sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen

Address: 6 Stephen Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $200 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Welgelegen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Upper building, backside for Table Mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles AGtravelers2, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 had a wonderful view of Table Mountain from our balcony”
 of 5 bubbles kthanson2000, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking up to Table Mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles HaheiWanderer, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors probably quieter since it's two older homes put together.”
 of 5 bubbles 326ElizabethH326, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go to the Black Sheep to eat on Kloof Street, just around the corner - amazing”
 of 5 bubbles will1977Neath, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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