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Bowden Palace | Small Room

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Bowden Palace | Small Room

1 guest
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bed
1 shared bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean2 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Small room with a single 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

No parties or events
Check out by 11AM


13 Reviews

Bailey User Profile
July 2017
Great location - a quick walk to cafes, bars, restaurants etc. Small room, but perfect for a quick stay, and plenty of space in the common areas! Tania was very welcoming and helpful with suggestions.
Paige User Profile
July 2017
Pick this one!!! You won't regret it. Cost effective, close to everything, and it's the most beautiful house in the area in my opinion
Sophia User Profile
February 2017
Bowden Palace was perfect for my experience working at Groote Schuur. It is a short walk from the hospital, two markets, and a bunch of cafes/restaurants. The house has comforts- an alarm system, a dishwasher, a washing machine, and an outside seating area, which is nice. I also …
Kimberly User Profile
September 2016
James was an excellent host, very accommodating. He responded promptly to my questions via (Hidden by Airbnb) and Tania popped in to make sure the first few days of my stay went well. The outdoor area is beautiful and the place is within easy access of grocery stores and great co…
Alex User Profile
June 2016
Beautiful house. Full working kitchen (great if you're cooking for yourself) and bath, lovely room. Stayed here for a month from the US as a university student and couldn't have asked for better one room accommodations. Showed to a local friend who said I might have found the nic…
Ntokozo User Profile
April 2018
My 7 nights stay at James house were amazing, the house is big and clean. My room was aslo quite spacious. I was welcomed by the friendly Carmelita and also met Tania during the week. They were both very friendly and willing to assist and answer any questions. I really enjoyed my…
Arne User Profile
March 2018
Lovelly house in Observatory. I trully enjoyed my stay at this beautiful place with my friendly roomates. I can recommend this Place without a doubt.

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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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