Hippo Boutique Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Hippo Boutique Hotel

Hippo Boutique Hotel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
5-9 Park Road, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSouth African National Gallery12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Africa Library13 min walk
  • Popular LocationAfrica Centre20 min walk
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, Hippo Boutique Hotel is in the city center and near a metro station. Greenmarket Square and Castle of Good Hope are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Table Mountain. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Cape Town Stadium or Newlands Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Long Street - 5 min walk
  • South African Museum and Planetarium - 6 min walk
  • South African National Gallery - 12 min walk
  • South Africa Library - 13 min walk
  • Africa Centre - 20 min walk

Restaurants

  • Yours Truly — 2 min walk
  • Molten Toffee — 2 min walk
  • Kloof Street House — 2 min walk
  • Societi Bistro — 3 min walk
  • Charcoal Dining — 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town Station - 2 min drive
  • Woodstock Station - 4 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 16 min drive

About this property

Hippo Boutique Hotel

4-star Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, near South African Museum and Planetarium
This smoke-free hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and 5 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. All 25 soundproofed rooms feature minibars and room service. Kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find coffee makers and satellite TV.
Hippo Boutique Hotel offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations at this 4-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Satellite television is provided. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and international calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). In-room massages and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Secured self parking on site (ZAR 50 per night)
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–noon: ZAR 100 per person
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting room

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Massages

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free international calls
  • Free local calls
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 295 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for ZAR 50 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: ZAR 100 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 350 per vehicle (one way)
  • Secured self parking fee: ZAR 50 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 295 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Long-term renters welcome
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 187 out of 349 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 138 out of 349 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 349 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 349 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 349 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
that shower
best shower i have ever had excellent value for money lots to do
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020