Inn on the Square
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I was finally in Cape Town! I couldn't hide my excitement for much longer I wanted to jump straight in and explore. This first step after claiming my baggage was to make my way to the hotel, fingers crossed it was as nice as on the website.
I was staying at Inn on the Square and when I arrived and checked in I could see it was a really …
The clouds were low enough that Table Mountain was closed. Yet the weather was perfect for us to drive the Atlantic coastline of the Western Cape. Chapman's Peak Drive is a very steep, windy and full of terrific views of the steep cliffs and foamy waves crashing on the beaches or rocks.
I mentioned that it is fall in the southern hemisphere and that became more evident in the wet and cold city of Cape Town. We knew that it often rained so we were hopeful that it would not impact our stay. Of concern was Table Mountain which is only accessible by cable car. We were lucky …
Remember my new favorite wine was Pinotage? Yup, it's from South Africa. Today's optional tour took us to Stellenbosch wine country. We toured two wineries: Anura and Solms Delta. We also stopped in two towns: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek where we had lunch.
Victor Verster Prison (now Drakenstein Correctional Center) was where Nelson …
... the city and came across the Ghandi Square to commemorate the work of Mahatma Gandhi in SA. We then saw replicas of the giant stone grinders used in the mining industry.
Checked into the hotel at about 3:00. Took a quick shower and meet up at about 5:00 with the entire cohort. Visited the Mandela Plaza at Bistros. We had a nice long dinner and shared a lot of individual stories.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInn on the Square Cape Town
This hotel is centrally located and offered a great place for us to stay for two weeks. Internet is the biggest challenge. If you need reliable internet service for communications, you will have problems.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.