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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2011

We stayed five nights in the guest house. The breakfast was very good and delivered to the door every morning. The rooftop terrace had great views when the weather was nice. When the weather was cold, the rooms were a bit chilly because there is no heat. The guest house is safe and in a good location; it's a 15-minute... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 31 July 2011

This very reasonable (at least in winter) guesthouse is in a charming and safe neighbourhood. The rooms are quirky and appealing, but have everything you need (e.g. great bathroom.) The folks are very kind and helpful. The breakfast is fine, but sitting having your coffee on the roof and watching the sun come up over CT and slowly light up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

I stayed at 17 on loader twice this year and l now call it home when I am in Cape Town. The house is conveniently located, close to all the nice cafes and restaurants on a quite street at the top of a small hill but still surprisingly very quite. The icing on the cake is the roof terrace with... More 

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Brussels
1 review
Reviewed 29 April 2011

I have been staying in Cape Town a few times over the last years but 17 On Loader sure will be the one address to go back to! In many guest houses, lodges and B & Bs, it appears to be tricky to get the balance right between letting a (solo) traveler enjoy being alone and yet being there when... More 

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Barcelona Es
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2011

Fantastic location and excellent service. Dirk, the owner, was really helpful and very friendly as well as the rest of staff (I'll never forget Barbara's smile every morning). The room was very clean and comfortable. Wonderful breakfast.

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Los Ageles
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2011

Everything about this establisment was done well. The staff are very accomodating and helpful. The room was quiet, comfortable and clean. The common areas were elegantly and tastfully furnished. The morning meal service was plenitiful, fresh and delicious. The location is perfect for all, in the heart of Waterkant, close to downtown, waterfront, shopping, recreation, nightlife, hikes and all that... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 February 2011

The staff working there were very friendly. Special thanks to Anthony & Barbara. The room was excellent. It was so comfortable that we felt like we were at home. We booked a standard room but upgraded to a superior one. Thanks Dirk. Location is the safest, chich and the most sophisticated area of the city. Free tea and coffee offer... More 

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Kettering
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Reviewed 16 February 2011

We have recently returned from a 6 night stay at 17 On Loader before going on to tour the rest of the Western Cape. We can thoroughly recommend this guest house as a great place to stay in Cape Town. Dirk and his staff (in particular Antony and Barbara) were extremely helpful. We are really missing our breakfasts in the... More 

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Sundsvall, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2011

With a perfect location this guesthouse is the best place to stay when you're in Capetown. Waterkaant feels safe and you can walk to shops and restaurants, even in the evening! I highly recommend 17 on loader guest house!

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Delft, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2011

Right from the beginning we felt at home at 17 on Loader. The staff was really at our beck and call and was very patient with us. We made the most of the gay nightlife and slept well into the afternoon most days, but that was no problem for the cleaning staff. The rooms were fresh and clean, especially 19b,... More 

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Our guest house is conveniently situated within a 10 minute walk to the city centre, the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the V&A Waterfront, several health spas and some of Cape Town's most popular restaurants and nightclubs. De Waterkant is considered to be a safe area, and is patrolled by security guards 24 hours a day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 17 on Loader Guest House

Address: 17 Loader Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $102 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — 17 on Loader Guest House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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17 On Loader Guest House Hotel Cape Town Central
17 On Loader Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
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