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Get an overview of this hotel4-star boutique hotel near South African National Gallery

Location

Located in the heart of Cape Town, this boutique hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of South African Museum and Planetarium, Greenmarket Square, and Castle of Good Hope. Table Mountain and Victoria and Alfred Waterfront are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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 health club, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area.

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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hippo Boutique Hotel features an outdoor pool and a health club. 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 high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This boutique hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2015.

Hippo Boutique Hotel is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

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

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 and a health club.

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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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.
  • 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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