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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Cape Town hotel in City Bowl, near South African National Gallery

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in City Bowl, this boutique hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of South African Museum and Planetarium, Greenmarket Square, and Castle of Good Hope. Table Mountain is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and 5 bars/lounges are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and a meeting room.

Room Amenities

All 25 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and satellite TV. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and coffee makers.

 Guest Highlights

  • Spotless guestrooms
  • Good location
  • Good for nightlife and sightseeing
  • Walkability
  • Helpful staff
  • Guestroom size

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 5 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. This business-friendly hotel also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2015.

Hippo Boutique Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 25 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and noon.

Hippo Boutique Hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 295 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for ZAR 50 per night.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
No pets or service animals allowed
Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

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)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • Hippo Boutique
  • Hippo Boutique Cape Town
  • Hippo Boutique Hotel
  • Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town
  • Hippo Hotel
  • Hotel Hippo
  • Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa

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 hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

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


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