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The Charles Guest House, Cape Town

3-star3 stars
137 Waterkant StreetDe Waterkant, Cape TownWestern Cape8000South Africa

3-star guesthouse, convenient to Greenmarket Square
Very Good8.0
Great location
Service is adequate
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The Charles Guest House, Cape Town

from $99
  • Classic Room
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed
  • Budget Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to 137 Waterkant St
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (8 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Self parking *

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

The Charles Guest House, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Charles Cape Town
  • Charles Guest House Cape Town
  • Charles Guest House


This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: ZAR 300 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Self parking costs ZAR 80 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs ZAR 5 per hour

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 80.00 for adults and ZAR 80.00 for children (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for ZAR 50 per stay (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for ZAR 50 per stay (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Charles Guest House, Cape Town


  • In City Bowl
  • Greenmarket Square (13-minute walk)
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre (14-minute walk)
  • Castle of Good Hope (18-minute walk)
  • Two Oceans Aquarium (20-minute walk)
  • Cape Town Stadium (22-minute walk)
  • South African National Gallery (26-minute walk)
  • Bo Kaap Museum (10-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) 21-min drive
  • Cape Town Station 13-min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station 25-min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Self parking (surcharge)

The Charles Guest House, Cape Town

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