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Pretoria
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Three pleasant nights at 22 Rose Street, a clean and neat converted cottage in the Bo-Kaap. Very central and only a few street blocks away from the City and the night life of Long Street and yet the area is quiet. Self service breakfast and an overnight car guard are included. I had the privilege to stay in the top...

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Camillelachance, Manager at Rose Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Wulf for your review. We also think we have a great location in an historic residential area (the Bo-Kaap) and yet just a few minutes from central Cape Town. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards, Bruce

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Good location, City centre, close to CAPE TOWN WATER FRONT restaurants, BUSINESS CONVENTION CENTRE AND OFFICES. CLEAN BED ROOM, BATH ROOM AND KITCHEN. Difficult to find parking space during the day, after 6 PM is not problem.

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Thank you for taking the time to review us. Kind regards, Bruce

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Stayed here 6-9 April. The accommodation is relatively simple but charming, clean and well kept. The king size bed was extremely comfortable and air con available. Breakfast included toast, cereals, filter coffee, muffins, boiled egg, oj. The lady looking after us at breakfast (Amanda, if I remember rightly) was very friendly and helpful, and also sorted us out with a...

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Thank you for taking the time to review us. Kind regards, Bruce

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Rose Lodge. I am a middle aged South African Woman and was spending the weekend alone in Cape Town and due to the fact that I had no transport, I opted to stay in the city - close to all the attractions. I loved the atmosphere in the Bo-Kaap area and really enjoyed experiencing...

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Thank you so much Tracey. We are happy that you enjoyed your Bo-Kaap stay and look forward to seeing you again ! Regards, Bruce and the Rose Lodge team

Cape Town
Reviewed 30 April 2014

So easy to get everywhere, in the heart of the bokaap district. Bruce and his friendly team deliver a product that is great value. Coco and Teddy, Bruce's two adorable dogs, are often around to greet you and make you feel at home. I always sleep well on the comfortable beds, and feel safe and secure. I enjoy the modern...

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Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Bruce and the team at Rose Lodge

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 April 2014

A nice clean and well managed establishment. Enjoyed our stay although a bit worried about parking your vehicle overnight which is on the street. Although the lodge provides coffees and teas,bread, muffins, cereals and fruits,it can do a bit more on providing some hot goodies as you can only have boiled eggs.

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Dear Logan, Thank you for taking the time to review our guesthouse. In order to give our guests a reasonably priced accommodation, we do not do cooked breakfasts. That would cost quite a bit more to employ a cook. Unfortunately you will have to go somewhere else and pay more for that luxury. Luckily most of our guests realize what...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2014

The location is perfect for exploring Cape Town, and the colourful streets around Bo Kaap are incredibly photographic - our room was in one of them. The room was small but clean and comfortable. The staff were really friendly and we enjoyed our stay immensly

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Dear Helen, It's great that you enjoyed the accommodation so much. Thank you for your review. Kind regards, Amanda, Daniel, Edward, & Bruce

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2014

About 22 on Rose, Room 3 - small means: tiny - made for hobits! No joke! - breakfast means: preapared by yourself - lack of cleaness: bloodprints at the wall if you are on holiday, you deserve more comfort!!!

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Thank you for taking the time to review our guesthouse. We are truly sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We wish you would have told us when you checked in that the accommodation was not to your liking. Yes, our rooms are small as advertised on our website. These are old Cape Malay family homes and they...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2014

If one is just in need of a clean and comfortable place to sleep for the night then Rose Lodge is value for money. Close to the city centre and in a quiet neighbourhood. The Bo-Kaap neighbourhood gives one a window into a part of the Cape culture.

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Thank you for reviewing our establishment. Kind regards, Rose Lodge

Reviewed 21 March 2014

Rose Lodge is a very bijou and comfortable lodge. It is situated in Bo Kaap, the picturesque & colourful Malay area, which is in handy walking distance for getting into town. The building is well kept, clean with modern interior. Bruce & his staff are very friendly and helpful and he has two lovely dogs - Teddy & Coco. We...

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Thank you Chris for taking the time to review our guesthouse. Kind regards, Amanda, Edward, coco, Teddy, &Bruce

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rose Lodge, 22 on Rose and Wale Lodge are located in Rose and Wale Street in the colorful historic Muslim Malay Quarter (Bo-Kaap) of Cape Town. It is only a 5 minute walk from downtown CT or the trendy De Waterkant Village (cafes, restaurants, bars & clubs), and within walking distance of Cape Town International Convention Centre, and the V&A Waterfront. All rooms are en-suite with shower (bath) & toilet, TV, safe, air-conditioning, heating, and coffee & tea facilities.The rooms in these old "Malay" houses are not big, but they are all en-suite, with TVs, safes, air-conditioning and heating. Coffee & tea facilities are available in the kitchens and free wifi in the communal areas. We provide a laundry service if required and can arrange your transfers or tours. We are a non-smoking guesthouse and are dog friendly. A substantial continental self-serve buffet breakfast is provided.English, German, and French are spoken. ... more   less 

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Address: 28 Rose Street | Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > Schotsche Kloof
Price Range: $79 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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