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    Cactus House

    4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good11%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    Reviewed 4 December 2016

    Pedro and i spent a week at Cactus House and had an excellent experience!We were made very welcome by Julián and his staff. The accomodation itself was good as were the The trip into the central city is very easy by taxi, although it is...More

    Thank Paul S
    Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 17 December 2016

    Thank you Paul and Pedro for sharing your thoughts. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and really wonderful spending time with you socially. We most certainly look forward to having you back with us. Take care and hopefully see you in Sitges sometime soon...More

    Reviewed 1 December 2016

    Arriving at Cactus house was a good first impression, the house was clean and airy, room lovely and bed linens smelt freshly laundered. The little balcony was attractive and I enjoyed catching the afternoon sun with a drink in hand. The honesty bar is a...More

    Thank Ewan T
    Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 18 December 2016

    Dear Ewan Thank you for your review and a personal apology from me. What we ask from all our clients is that feedback is given prior to leaving so that in all fairness we will do what we need to to rectify the matter however...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    Unfortunately, the hotel was only able to provide one set of keys for us. My partner and I arrived separately, and he went to a conference reception--I was let in to the hotel by the manager who did not tell me that I needed a...More

    Thank Howard R
    Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 18 December 2016

    Dear Howard Thank you for your review. Firstly, my apologies for you feeling this way and for the misfortune of being stuck. It seems that there was a lack of communication between your partner and yourself with regards to keys as we have discussed the...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    Decided to spoil myself with a few days in Cape Town and made a booking with Cactus House. I changed my dates 3 times as it was difficult to get away from work and it was no issue at all with them. From the moment...More

    Thank Ockert2014
    Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 18 December 2016

    Dear Ockert Thank you for your complementary review. Our experience of your presence at Cactus House is still positively verbalised. Looking forward to having you back real soon. Best Regards Cactus House Manager Julian

    Reviewed 6 September 2016

    We stayed actually 2 times in August of 2016. Both stays were PERFECT!!!! Our host Julian was great. The lady that assisted him, and being senile I have forgotten her name, but she was great too.The home very clean as were the rooms. The pool...More

    Thank RichandWoody
    Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 18 December 2016

    Dear Richard and Woody Two words - Fabulous Guests Best Regards Cactus House manager Julian

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • 6
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    • Cape Town Central >
    • City Bowl
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    • Cactus House Cape Town, South Africa
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    "We had room 3 at the front of the hotel with a balcony."
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    "Large balcony with daybeds (superior rooms)"
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