The Charles

137 Waterkant Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Goodbye Sydney, Hello Cape Town

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants

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5

... the guide balances humour with respectful description well, although there are a lot of numbers, dates, facts to take in as well as a photo stop for fantastic views across Table Bay back to the city. The quarry where Nelson Mandela and many other political prisoners spent their days breaking rocks, the sun burning their skin, the dust burning their eyes and lungs, is poignant. In the centre are a pile of rocks placed by Mr Mandela and other political prisoners on their reunion on ...

Last 2 days in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tchodson

8

... to Signal Hill just above the city with a view across to the Table Mountain. Lots of people go up there in the evening for sunset. We left just before. Saturday 2nd. Leaving Cape Town city today to Simon's Town, about 45 mins south. The last 4 days had been a mixture of rain, cloud and wind but still enjoyable. Sad to leave ...

Sharks, wine and great days out

A travel blog entry by wotters

58

... normal in SA so we weren’t going to argue and tucked into our yummy lunch with drunken gusto. After lunch we got some time to chill and had time to speak to three American girls on the trip who were very nice and we all felt nice and cosy as the heavens opened as we were by a nice open fire indoors as the torrential rain fell outside.

To entertain us our tour guide brought out a load of funky hats and as we were a little but giddy we had a lot ...

Hands down the most beautiful city I've seen

A travel blog entry by lukeb21

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5

... It essentially went like this, have some sausage (all different kinds) have a beer with it, then after each type of sausage we had a dessert and a beer paired with the dessert. Amazing. Everyone started to feel pretty good about now, but we had one more stop. Oh and 2 girls weren't real big beer drinkers so myself (so chivalrous of me) and one other girl kept taking there's. But on to the last stop, we went to the oldest microbrewery in Cape Town for 6 more beer tastings. ...

Feeling grateful...

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu

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8

... him up a motivational chant to say to himself when he wanted to smoke. He loved it and I'm praying for him that he uses it. His cough and shortness of breath was so sad. The homes seemed extra smelly and dirty today. Sadly, Carol commented while we were walking that she didn't even realize how filthy the patients were living until listening to us talk. This was a big eye-opener for me because I hadn't realized how our causal conversation ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Cape Town CBD - Foreshore area of Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, District Six Museum, Abseil Africa, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent