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

Located in City Bowl within a short walk of South African Museum and Planetarium, Hippo Boutique Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Greenmarket Square. This 25-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Cape Town and also close to Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain.

Dining

This hotel is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

The 25 air-conditioned rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Guests can expect to find satellite TV and stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have free toiletries and slippers. Other standard amenities include minibars, coffee makers, and safes.

Rooms

Renovated in 2015, Hippo Boutique Hotel offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 350 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and free newspapers.

Property features

  • Walking distance to South African National Gallery
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Highlights

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. 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 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hippo Boutique Hotel offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodations at this 4-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. In-room massages, irons/ironing boards, and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • 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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hippo Boutique Hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

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.

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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