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Hotel Description

Hippo Boutique Hotel puts you in the heart of Cape Town, within a 20-minute stroll of South African Museum and Planetarium and Greenmarket Square. Highlights at this boutique hotel include 3 restaurants, 5 bars/lounges and an outdoor swimming pool.

Free WiFi, satellite TV and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 25 rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, kitchenettes come with fridges and microwaves, and room service is also available. Nice touches to enhance your stay include slippers and free toiletries. Additionally, free international calls, free local calls and in-room massages are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business centre and concierge services. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and noon. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Cape Town City Centre hotel include Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$109* Per night/room 11 Dec. - 12 Dec.

Standard Room (BF)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hippo Boutique Hotel ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hippo Boutique Hotel

Everyone (3)

Property Features

There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 5 bars/lounges. Business amenities include a business centre and a meeting room. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, tour or ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in common area are also featured at the business-friendly Hippo Boutique Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Cape Town hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 5 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2004
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (19.7 km / 12.3 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hippo Boutique Hotel offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary slippers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; local and international calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). In-room massages and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • International calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to noon.

Hippo Boutique Hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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 upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hippo Boutique Hotel

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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)
  • Self-parking fee: ZAR 50 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 295 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Hippo Boutique Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 12 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

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

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