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Welgelegen

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly I wasn't expecting much since it was really a place to sleep between doing peninsula, city and winery tours. It's located in the Gardens area of Cape Town --- one night we walked 1/8 of a mile to the Black Sheep restaurant which was great and there was lots of night life close by. Our room was number 5...

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Welgelegen is truly an urban sanctuary. We are so glad that you had such a fantastic time and hope that you will return for another visit.

Burleigh Heads, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely room in a beautiful guest house with great breakfasts friendly helpful staff and 1 block from a terrific restaurant strip. It was a very comfortable introduction to South Africa. Thank you Welgelegen staff

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

We are so glad that we were able to make your first time in South Africa a memorable one. Keep a look out on our website for any special offers ad we hope you return soon.

Heemstede, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful location in a very safe area, close to lots of nice restaurants. Staff is amazing, very kind and smiley. Breakfast is divers and tasty. Really would recommend this to anybody who is looking for a place to stay while visiting Cape Town!

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our little urban sanctuary, Welgelegen truly is its translation: Well situated.

Hollywood, FL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived for the 1st time to Cape Town and SA after a long flight from the US and was pleasantly surprised by Welgelegen! Our tour operator, Rhino Africa, had recommended this bed and breakfast and we were hesitant at staying at such a small property outside of the center of town, however, we were pleasantly surprised from start to finish!...

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our urban sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town. We hope that you will return for another invoice.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

First visit to Cape Town, and we were lucky enough to be receive the wonderful hospitality of Karen and Fiona. They helped in the planning of our days. Breakfast was simple, yet a thoroughly pleasant experience. Great place to stay, and view Cape Town from. Wonderfully located as well. What ranks the best though, is the admirable work ethic of...

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad that we were able to help plan your days and show you Cape Town and its surrounds. Hoping you return again. Keep a look out on our website for specials

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A little old fashioned but staff are welcoming and efficient, great breakfast and quiet neighbiurhood while just off Kloofstreet withg some great restaurants and lifestyle shops. View on Tafelberg and great patio wih small pool is extra enjoyment.

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Welgelegen is perfectly situated to offer you a bit of everything, from the quiet neighbourhoods to the hustle and bustle of Kloof Street near by. We hope you return.

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Came back 1 week ago,spent 5 days here, fabulous days!! Great location close to resteraunts and V&A ,but back off of the main road . We were given a warm friendly welcome by all ,our rooms were small but perfect for 2 adults ,all amenities ,water tea coffee and biscuits always in our room, breakfasts were amazing , the staff...

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ReturnAfrica, Public Relations Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you so much for the review. April was a warm month and we are glad you could take full advantage of the pool area and courtyard. We look forward to your return when you are next in Cape Town. Welgelegen RETURNAFrica

Wargrave, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stayed in a Superior Room for 6 nights while visiting Cape Town. Quiet location. Everybody very friendly and helpful but hotel slightly 'bohemian' and in need of some TLC. Better than 3* 'Average' but not 4* 'Very Good'.

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ReturnAfrica, Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feedback. Welgelegen is now under new ownership and we hope that you return again soon to see some of the changes we have made.

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The perfect place if you are looking for a small and intimate structure which makes you feel at home. The rooms are spacious, the house is decorated with taste and provides you with various areas to chill out (a library, a salon and an external patio where you can enjoy breakfast or a drink). The breakfasts are just perfect and...

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ReturnAfrica, Manager at Welgelegen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that we could give you a homely experience at Welgelegen.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

You are made genuinely welcome from the 1st second you set foot in the property and this continues to the last second you leave. Their house becomes your house, with a lovely freindly smiling staff who cater for your every need. Great food, lovely courtyard and a free G & T to welcome you in. Not too far from the...

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ReturnAfrica, Owner at Welgelegen, responded to this review

We are so happy that you were as comfortable in our home as you would have been in yours. Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"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: $148 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Welgelegen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Welgelegen Cape Town, South Africa
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“Our room overlooked courtyard, was lovely.”
Mikefareham56, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Didnt see all the rooms but our room facing the courtyard was great.”
LFC 1961, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second-floor rooms are quiet and private -- but there is no elevator.”
343louisaw, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the interior courtyard and had its own private balcony.”
TorontoJan, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms excellent ground floor room has a small garden”
huggybearBritabroad, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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