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Big-screen TV in the cozy lounge.View of Big Room #2 from the courtyard.
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Bowden Palace | Big Room #2

James User Profile

Bowden Palace | Big Room #2

1 guest
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bed
1 shared bath
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Large room with a double bed in the centre of Observatory, a hub for students, young professionals and travellers alike. 10 minutes drive from the airport and walking distance to all public transport.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

Check out by 11AM


19 Reviews

Chase User Profile
January 2017
You'll be interacting with Tania for your stay and she is a lovely woman and the place provides a very comfortable stay. Would recommend!
Zoe User Profile
August 2016
Host was very welcoming and when the stove stopped working, he fixed it quickly. Extremely convenient location, very close to grocery stores and train stop.
Cindy User Profile
June 2016
The Palace was lovely. From the comfy bed and couch in my room, to my own entrance to a sweet little garden area. I was invited to use the herbs that were growing there. A wonderful stay. Thank you.
Eugene User Profile
February 2018
Comfortable and convenient place, great neighbourhood, fast internet, had no problems at all, can recommend.
Andreas User Profile
February 2018
It's been an amazing time at Bowden Palace! Definitely recommend staying there :)
Jan Willem User Profile
Jan Willem
January 2018
It was my own mistake … I read the reviews and that starts with very positive reviews from 2016 … afterwards I realised that an airBNB house without an owner is something completely different from an airBNB with an owner. The owners spirit was missing … so I do not understand w…
Annelies User Profile
November 2017
James' place is located in Observatory, which is about 15 min away from the city centre. Obs has a couple of nice restaurants and bars and has a very vibrant vibe. It is the perfect location for students who work or study at UCT/Groote Schuur hospital. Tania is very nice and help…

Hosted by James

London, United KingdomJoined in April 2013
James User Profile
64 Reviews
I am James. I like new things. I love music. I recently left my beloved Cape Town for London for various reasons including a girl. Cape Town is arguably the most beautiful city in the world. You should visit. I am considerate and reasonable, and very neat. I enjoy meeting new peo…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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