Acorn House

Reviews of Acorn House

Excellent(99%) From 18 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 18 of our travellers who have visited Acorn House, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs P from Purley
Arrived on: 2-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 4 nights
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Acorn House review

Outstanding guest house where staff could not be more helpful. Their assistance made the holiday.

Ideally situated if you do not want to be in the centre of the city. Car hire advisable with easy access to main places in area. Breakfast very good.

The staff are first class and would highly recommend this place.

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Mr F and Mrs B from Preston
Arrived on: 15-Dec-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Superb Accommodation and Service

Our stay at Acorn House exceeded our expectations and although we expected a small room ( the literature says this ) we were given a bungalow with extra space and a lounge area. It was really comfortable and quite luxurious.

We only had a few days in Cape Town so we had to limit our trips but two we wanted to do were visiting Cape Point and going up Table Mountain. Stewart at Acorn House helped us with a trip to Cape Point at really short notice because the weather seemed good down there and it proved to be a superb trip. We managed to go up Table Mountain when the "tablecloth" cleared and dashed up there immediately after breakfast . Acorn House tried to get us on line tickets but they were sold out however we made it up there early and the queue was only 35 minutes ! Great. You should have seen the queue on our way back down at least 3 hours waiting time for the cable car. We walked back from the cable car station to Acorn House and this was a really pleasant walk. The coffee shop/café ( Carlucci`s ) at the end of the road almost opposite Acorn House is really good by the way.
Nelson`s Eye restaurant is within walking distance and excellent for steaks but we found the service a bit lacking. Still a good meal however.

I had arranged with Acorn House to meet us at the airport and this worked like clockwork.

All told we absolutely loved Acorn House and would not hesitate in recommending this to other travellers and if we ever return to Cape Town would certainly stay there again.

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Mr & Mrs S - Ontario
Arrived on: 18-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Acorn House-Couldn't have been better!

We can't say enough about our stay at Acorn House. We were so graciously received. Stewart gave us excellent advice, which enabled us to make the best use of the time we had in Capetown It was most enjoyable.

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Mr L & Mrs O - Indiana
Arrived on: 13-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 5 nights
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Your home away from home in Cape Town

No detail is too small for the staff at Acorn House...Everything is done to make your stay wonderful, from day trip ideas to restaurant reservations to knowing your favorite breakfast to the small touches in your room....the list goes on.

We especially loved the quiet neighborhood, yet you are five minutes from downtown. I can't imagine that there is a better place to stay in Cape Town.

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Mr J & Family - Cape and Botswana
Arrived on: 9-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Acorn House review

Delightful guest house in a wonderful position, directly under Table Mountain. The staff and service were first class.

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Mrs K & Mrs T - California
Arrived on: 22-Jun-2013 Stayed for: 5 nights
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Acorn House review

The Acorn House is a older B and B located near the base of Table top Mountain. Anyone wanting to be near the main tourist areas like V and A Waterfront may want to think about a closer location.

The service was wonderful and the staff very nice. The only negative was the beds were very uncomfortable, too hard with no mattress pad.

Whilst in Cape Town, we organised for them a private half-day City Tour, and a private tour to Cape Point and the Peninsula.
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Loved the Cape Town city tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and were impressed with everything we saw. Loved the museum.

The Cape Point tour was the highlight of our visit to Cape Town. Then coast was very dramatic and the point beautiful. Our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable.

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Mr & Mrs H - Indianapolis
Arrived on: 28-Mar-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Acorn House review

Delightful facility with wonderful staff, great food very good location. The only service we used was dining reference which was excellent.

Little taxi problem which I attended to (long way to wrong destination, not an Acorn problem). They had good wine at reasonable price in house by bottle.

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Ms R & Mr B - Lyneham
Arrived on: 16-Feb-2013 Stayed for: 4 nights
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Acorn House was great - very helpful staff

It was like having our own concierge - the staff were really great at helping us plan our time in Capetown, book restaurants for us, ring the hire car company when we had a problem etc.

The only downside was that it was a little way to the nearest restaurants - so while we could walk there, we had to take a taxi back when it was dark. Lovely area though.

Room was lovely although no air con and was the room got pretty hot when the weather was nice.

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Mr R from Chicago, USA
Arrived on: 8-Dec-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Comfortable and Beautiful B&B

This is a really beautiful and comfortable B&B. On our arrival we had an awkward experience. We were met at the door with an awkward silence. After greeting the person we told her that we had a reservation. Her response was a flat "hmmph" and walked away. Only after she came back did she welcome us. Then someone else took over and we were taken to our room.

The room was comfortable and very nice. We had a balcony with a beautiful view overlooking the bay. Later on someone else sat down with us to give us a brief overlook of Cape Town and suggestions for restaurants. The staff in general was very friendly and helpful. We had breakfast by the pool (gorgeous setting). Breakfast was excellent!!!

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Mr & Mrs T - Glasgow
Arrived on: 8-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Acorn House -outstanding

Staff welcoming and very helpful

We decided to eat in and they laid a table and heated food we had bought in the local deli
spotless rooms and well appointed
Breakfast lived up to its high reputation

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