Pier Place

Tulbacht Square, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | 4 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Cape Town

My Last Full Day in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kvstark


... because there’s just too many options and I can’t figure them all out because information is really difficult to come by.

I’m pretty sure this is a south Africa thing – I ask people for information and they seem to not be able to understand or be interesting in telling me the answer. Example: Is there enough time to go to the bathroom? No response. I had to ask again three different ways before I got the ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock


... of other backpackers. The camp site was the main yard that everyone hangs out it so it wasn’t possible to sleep in. We went for another jog on the beach followed by a swim and then some Frisbee throwing. We made a big yummy salad for lunch and then headed out for Storm’s River, which was our first stop in the Garden Route. The Garden Route is so different than the Wild Coast. The roads are all paved with double lanes and no pot holes and not ...

Madiba Remembered: by ordinary South Africans

A travel blog entry by another-sky


... Mandela will likely occupy an echelon with the likes of Abe Lincoln and Gandhi. His life and his ideals were and are an inspiration. You have probably heard many profound and eloquent speeches by celebrities, journalists and heads of state in his honour, and tempted as I am to attempt to write write my own grand words - I think it is more fitting to share with you the words of everyday South Africans.

The following quotes and anecdotes are just a sampling ...

Finally Here

A travel blog entry by lynnmiller

After 20 hours of flying time we have finally reached Cape Town. It was strange trying to figure out what day is was and what is was time as we crossed 2time barriers. We seemed to eat a lot as every plane had 2 meals. We got breakfast in 1 plane and another on the next. We are very tired now and hope to get a good sleep tonight. Our tour does ...

South African Recap - Month 1

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

... The Rand has been weak for most of my trip, so I have lucked out a bit. In general, everyday household items and food are cheaper than in the US.

  • You can get some great meals for under $10, nice bottles of wine for $6-10, and beers at bars for $1.20 to $2.00. However, the service at these restaurants is horrible.
  • Wi-fi is all over the place which has been great. They have computers available for pay, which ...

  • Location

    This 4 star hotel, located in the Brooklyn area of Cape Town, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Bo-kaap, and Castle of Good Hope.
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