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Dunkley House

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2 indoor pools, outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds

Overview of Dunkley House

Dunkley House

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSouth African National Gallery6 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Africa Library13 min walk
  • Popular LocationCape Town City Hall16 min walk
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Dunkley House is located in Cape Town. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Table Mountain and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, while South African National Gallery and Robben Island are cultural highlights. Enjoy an event or a match at Cape Town Stadium, and consider making time for Two Oceans Aquarium—a top attraction that's not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • South African National Gallery - 6 min walk
  • South African Museum and Planetarium - 9 min walk
  • Long Street - 12 min walk
  • South Africa Library - 13 min walk
  • Cape Town City Hall - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Salt River Station - 6 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 18 min walk
  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 16 min drive


  • La Frasca - 4 min walk
  • Nelson's Eye - 6 min walk
  • Nonna Lina - 7 min walk
  • Perseverance Tavern - 8 min walk
  • Societi Bistro - 8 min walk

About this property

Dunkley House

Victorian Cape Town guesthouse in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Kloof Street
This smoke-free guesthouse features 2 indoor pools, a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast and free wired Internet in public areas are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and dry cleaning are on-site. All 10 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free wired Internet and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include DVD players, microwaves and minibars.
Dunkley House offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

2 indoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the guest house's full-service spa.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • 2 indoor pools
  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool


  • Lockers available
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu


  • Terrace


  • Spa open daily


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Renovated entire property – June 2019
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Minibar


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 10:00 PM and 2:00 AM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 300 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 10:00 PM and 2:00 AM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards and cash

We should mention

Reservations are required for spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 11 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Dunkley House Hotel Gardens
Dunkley House Gardens
Dunkley House Cape Town South Africa
Dunkley House Cape Town
Dunkley Cape Town
Dunkley House Guesthouse Cape Town
Dunkley House Guesthouse
Dunkley House Cape Town
Dunkley House Guesthouse
Dunkley House Guesthouse Cape Town

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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Liked everything about the guest house, staff were great, room, food.
Stayed 11 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We got upgraded to the largest room with our own pool, great!!!
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Schönes kleines Hotel mit sehr netten Personal!
Das Dunkley House liegt etwa 10 Minuten mit dem Taxi von der V&A Waterfront entfernt und direkt unter dem Tafelberg. Die Lage ist sicher und ruhig. Das Hotelpersonal ist wirklich sehr freundlich, aufmerksam und immer hilfsbereit! Unser Zimmer war ausreichend gross mit einem eigenen Bad. Es wurde jeden Tag gereinigt und die Handtücher gewechselt. Zum Frühstück gibt es ein Obstbuffet, Cracker und Müsli. Dann kann man sich von der Karte noch etwas warmes, frisches bestellen. Das Buffet ist zwar noch ausbaufähig, es schmeckt jedoch alles super! Wir gehen gerne wieder ins dunkley house!
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Charmigt och lugnt i mysig stadsdel
Charmigt guesthouse i lugnt och bra läge. Trevlig personal. Poolen var avstängd pga vattenbrist (november 2017). Nära till bra restauranger vid mysiga Dunkley Square. Charmigt
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2017