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Located in Cape Town City Centre 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 Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.

Dining

Free full breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7 AM to noon. 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.

Rooms

The 25 air-conditioned rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with satellite TV. Bathrooms have free toiletries and slippers. Other standard amenities include minibars, coffee makers, and laptop-compatible safes.

Property features

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 on request) for ZAR 350 per room 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.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to South African National Gallery
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

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 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This boutique hotel also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. 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 - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • 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 , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and noon.

Hippo Boutique Hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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 room (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 30 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 195 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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