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 Where people are happy, words speak for themselves. This is a short excerp of our guestbook.We will try hard to keep it up-to-date...

(And sorry: just 2 quotes per month max! We really can't do more.)

"Just perfect. Nothing more to say. We'll be back!"
Mike & Anne, Germany. March 2015

"Fantastic house – friendly and warm atmosphere. A place to recommend :-)"
Ingo & Gitta, Denmark. February 2015

"Thank you for making a perfect week in Cape Town. Your tips and advice were more than helpful. Special thanks to the ladies in the kitchen for the perfect breakfasts."
Michael & Christin, UK. March 2015

"Fantastic house – friendly and warm atmosphere. A place to recommend :-)"
Ingo & Gitta, Denmark. February 2015

"It was a really nice stay at Acorn House. We've enjoyed the time and can't imagine a warmer and friendlier place."
Anton & Eva-Katarina, Germany. February 2015

"Third time! Must say all! Always perfect!" Hakan & Alda, Sweden. January 2015
"What a fantastic find. Superb staff, service so personal, fantastic food & atmosphere – a little gem of a place. Thank you."
Christian & Jane, UK. January 2015

"Wonderful service and perfect location." Olav & Mary Jane, The Netherlands. December 2014

"Wonderful service and perfect location." Olav & Mary Jane, The Netherlands. December 2014
"Third time! Must say all! Always perfect!"
Hakan & Alda, Sweden. January 2015

"Wonderful service and perfect location." Olav & Mary Jane, The Netherlands. December 2014
"This place is perfection. So comfortable, so thoughtful and completely unforgettable. Thank you all."
Roy & Jo-Anne, UK. December 2014

"A lovely place to stay with excellent staff. My favorite place to stay in South Africa." Steve & Kyra, UK. November 2014
"Wonderful service and perfect location."
Olav & Mary Jane, The Netherlands. December 2014

"A lovely place to stay with excellent staff. My favorite place to stay in South Africa." Steve & Kyra, UK. November 2014

"A lovely place to stay with excellent staff. My favorite place to stay in South Africa."
Steve & Kyra, UK. November 2014

"Simply the best! We will return. Thank you, Team Acorn!" Michael & Margaret, Scotland. October 2014
"Such a pleasure to be here. It was our first stay and we wouldn't forget."
Andreas & Sandra, Germany. November 2014

"What a beautiful, friendly place! Many thanks for your warm welcome and hospitality. A perfect start to our first ever visit to South Africa". Thanks for all your help and advice – it’s been fantastic"
Barry & Jill, Englang. October 2014

"Simply the best! We will return. Thank you, Team Acorn!"
Michael & Margaret, Scotland. October 2014

"Fabulous! Room beautiful and bathrooms spotless. What a pleasure to stay here!"
Gunter & Clare, South Africa. September 2014

"Thank you for the best service we’ve ever had! It was a great time in the Acorn House!"
Florian & Barbara, Germany. September 2014

"Wonderful accommodation + excellent personnel. Loved our stay and hope to come back one day!"
Bob & Samantha, USA. August 2014

"We had a wonderful time at your very warm and cosy hotel. I wish it was not so far away from The Netherlands"
Peter & Agnes, The Netherlands. August 2014
"Lovely atmosphere, great  warm welcome and just so nice! Hope to be back soon!"
Brendan & Judith, South Africa. July 2014

"Thank you for all the little surprises every night! It was a fabulous stay for the both of us."
Lester & Jean, Singapore. July 2014

"This was a wonderful home for the three weeks I was able to visit Cape Town! I really appreciate the advice, help and friendliness of all of the staff. It’s been a great visit!"
Gail, USA. June 2014

"Thank you for the warm welcome and a perfect service. We enjoyed it very much and loved the familiar atmosphere."
Bernhard & Claudia, Germany. June 2014

"Thank you for the lovely stay. We love the little extra attention during the beginning of our honeymoon!
The guest house and the staff are great"
Armout & Marjolijn, The Netherlands. May 2014

"Beautiful house, delicious breakfast and wonderful hospitality!
Many Thanks! The French toasted was amazing!"
Michael & Monica, UK. April 2014

"We have had a lovely stay, it has been like visiting friends. Great setting, splendid food and outstanding service."
David & Victoria, UK. May 2014

"Thank you for such a perfect start of our holiday in S.A. Magnificent stay and we will recommend you highly."
Simon & Ines, Germany. April 2014

"Amazing attention to detail! We know it takes a lot of work to be so attentive to guests & we appreciate every bit of it!"
Neil & Sharon, UK. March 2014

"Stewart – you have absolutely made our stay in Cape Town! Thank you for your warm hospitality and great tips! What a fabulous guest house! Will definitely recommend!"
Howard & Annabel, UK. March 2014

"So sad to leave! I've loved my stay! Many Thanks to every one!"
Stephanie, Canada. February 2014

"This is the best house I've ever been at. Thanks for your hospitality and friendliness."
Friedrich & Dorothea, Germany. February 2014

"Thank you so much for making our stay in CPT so extra special. Acorn House has surpassed our expectations!  Simply magical…"
Mike & Katie, UK. January 2014

"We were here for the second time and we felt like friends. Fantastic! Vielen Dank!"
Volker & Sylvia, Germany. January 2014

"We spent 5 days in this outstanding guest house and enjoy fit so much!!! Everything was just perfect! We have never experienced before such an attentive service. Thank you to all of you!"
Michael & Gabi, Germany. December 2013

"What an amazing place to stay. Great Hospitality, most charming service, marvellous environment. This might be a perfect place to stay here again once and whenever we should return to Cape Town."
Rüdiger & Sabine, Germany. December 2013

"We have loved our time in Cape Town, made extra special by our wonderful stay in Acorn House – looked after perfectly from our arrival to departure. Thank you to you all."
Mark & Michelle, UK. November 2013

"Here we go again. The Acorn House has always been a place of hospitality, warmth and kindness.  We'll be back, SA!"
The Beckers & the Schillings, Germany. November 2013

"The only bad thing was that it last just a few days! Fantastique place! Friendly people! A big hug! See you soon…!"
Roberto & Valery, Italy. October 2013

"We LOVED our stay here! Such a lovely guest house with such lovely people, honestly unforgettable, a perfect start to our honeymoon! Love to you all xxx!"
David & Alice, UK. October 2013

"Fantastic stay! If ever we return, you will be top of our list! Thank you!"
Martin & Julie, UK. September 2013

"All the way to the top! First class accolade. Will be back!
Pierre, Namibia. September 2013

"Amazing house, helpful staff made us feel at home. The perfect start to our honeymoon, loved it!"
Marty & Fiona, Ireland. August 2013

"Its been a truly wonderful experience and we are sure there is no better place to stay in Cape Town! Excellent!"
Koen & Lore, Belgium. August 2013

"Acorn House is a nice place with friendly people and a fine breakfast. We enjoyed the time."
Dietmar & Ursula, Austria. July 2013

"Many, many thanks to all Acorn House staff for making our staying in Cape Town so lovely. Everything has been great. Hope to see you again!"
Valentino & Rossella, Italy. July 2013

"Thank you so much for a wonderful time here in Cape Town. Thanks for your warm welcome and hospitality, the delicious breakfast, perfect dinner advices…and the lovely pampering. We really felt at home!"
Andreas, Tanja & Adrian, Germany. June 2013

"A lovely warm guesthouse. Friendly service. A super stay in Cape Town, thank you!"
Sarah & Shannon, South Africa. June 2013

"Room, bed, breakfast & hospitality: All great stuff!"
Gideon, South Africa. May 2013

"Best place to end our visit to SA. Can't wait to come back!"
Jordan, Jason & Callum, USA. May 2013

"Thanks for your great friendliness, you are very good hosts! Everything was perfect! We will recommend you!"
Ortwin & Gunhild, Germany. April 2013

"Only the best hospitality and atmosphere. Will highly recommend the Acorn House!"
Ray & Sandy, Canada. April 2013

"You could not have done more to make our stay any better. Thank you so very much!"
Turkay & Carol, UK. March 2013

"Our first stay, 2011 was great. Our second stay (this year) was just as great. We look forward to our next visit to your lovely House!"
Hakan & Alda, Sweden. March 2013

 "Good, better, best, Acorn House. Thanks for your great hospitality!"
Peter & Angelina, Germany. February 2013

"So pleased we will be returning in a couple of weeks. We were very well looked after and throughly spoilt. Thank you and see you soon!"
Richard & Diane, UK. February 2013

"Same procedure as every year! 2008 - 2013 and I already booked for X-Mas 2013 - 2014"
Stevie, Germany. January 2013

"What a fabulous place! We have been very well looked after, no stone was left unturned to improve our stay. Thank you so much!"
Marianne and Jane, UK. January 2013

"Thank you so much for our lovely stay in Acorn House. You made us feel very welcome. When we visit Cape Town in the future, we will stay in your guesthouse again!"
Stephen, Esther and Elise, The Netherlands. December 2012

"Thank you, Dankie, Bedankt, Shukran, we had a lovely stay in Acorn House. The staff were super friendly, the breakfast was very good too and the girls loved the pancakes. So we had a good time here."
Peter, Ulrike, Cindy and Celine, Dubai. December 2012

"Loved this guesthouse, staff were INCREDIBLE! Stunning space, devine breakfast and superb attention to detail. Thanks!"
Lynne, Gareth and Kate, Namibia. November 2012

"Hospitality with a very big H! Marvellous!"
Gerdien and Dominique, The Netherlands. November 2012

"Wow! What a fabulous place this is! Service and attention to detail outstanding. Many thanks to all the staff. We'll see you again!"
Helen and Alistair, UK. October 2012

"Absolutely fantastic! We had high expectations... and they were surpassed at lengths. Thanks for making our first visit to SA so special."

Anna, Nikolas, Sonny and Christina, Denmark. October 2012

"Now we are back again and it feels like a coming home. Thank you for the warm welcome, the great hospitality, helpful recommendations, wonderful breakfasts and last but not least, the afternoon tea! Bis bald!"

Martina, Thomas and Jana, Germany. September 2012

"Charming, relaxing – the best of all you could ask for. I'll be back."

Rick, South Africa. September 2012

"I just want to say thank you very much for your hospitality and the outstanding services that you provided.
I will most certainly recommend Acorn House whenever anybody wants to come that side, the comfort is unbelievable and the tea! to die for, very nice, and the biscuts taste great. A huge big thank you to you guys, see u soon when I come over."

Mpendulo, South Africa. September 2012

"Just two little words: Splendid Stay!"
Myriam & Luiz, Brazil. July 2012

"Acorn House has redefined the meaning of hospitality.  By far, this is the best experience we have had at a guesthouse.  We thank you for your warm welcome and all the personal touches."
Aaron & Angie, USA. June 2012

"Unbelievable care. Thank you for all that you do. We'll tell everyone about Acorn House!"
Rob & Becky, USA. May 2012

"A wonderful welcome and a full dedicated service. Thanks a lot!"
Mathieu & Celine, France. May 2012

"Es war einfach traumhaft!  Wir hatten eine wunderschöne Hochzeit in eurem wunderschönen Gästehaus! Danke für alles!"
Petra, Buddie, Gisela & Hans, Germany. April 2012

"Das traumhafte Frühstück wurde von der Gastfreundschaft sogar noch übertroffen!  Danke für die vielen Tipps! Hoffentlich bis bald."
Steffen & Steffi, Germany. April 2012

"What a wonderful place to stay.  Thank you for all your help.  If we come back to Cape Town, we will be back to Acorn!"
& Aysel, USA. March 2012

"Vielen Dank für den wundervollen Aufenthalt in Acorn House.  Es war wieder einmal ein sehr tolles  Erlebnis und bestimmt nicht das letzte Mal."

& Elke, Germany. March 2012

"Wonderful. Our 1st stay in SA exceeded all expectations. Acorn House is perfect – Staff could not have been friendlier."
Richard & Jennifer, UK. February 2012

"Wonderful, wonderful as ever! 3rd visit – thank you for everything"
Roger & Penny, UK. February 2012

"Acorn House ist wunderbar, wie seine Gastgeber! Vielen Dank, wir haben uns ab der ersten Minute sehr wohl gefühlt."
Ralph & Ingrid, Germany. January 2012

"9th time in Acorn House says it all. It's in our hearts – this is our home in Cape Town."
Kjell & Birgitta, Sweden. January 2012

"Felt like home from the first second. Thanks for all your help, suggestions, presents and stunning breakfast with focus on the details."
Michael & Sandra, Germany. December 2011

"Gaan met nieuwe energie naar huis mede dank zu jullie positiewe inzet! Dank aan jullie allen."
Gert & Corrie, Nederland. Decemver 2011

"Das Leben ist zu kurz, um schlechten Wein zu trinken, das kann uns bei Euch nicht passieren!
Wir lieben diesen Platz und die Menschen und kommen immer wieder. Danke!"
Detlef & Gaby, Deutschland. November 2011

"A great place to stay. Just fantastic. So nice, helpful people and a wonderful room with all the small details making it exceptional. Thanks a lot."
Niels & Monica, Norway. November 2011

"We hebben een uitstekend verblijf gehad in de cottage met 2 kids. Bedankt voor de goede zorgen."

Henning, Astrid, Luca, Leonard & Louisa, Holland. Oktober 2011

"It was a pleasure staying here...Thank you so much, the service was fantastic! We will never forget Cape Town and THE Acorn House."
Christian & Melanie, Switzerland. Oktober 2011

"Wonderful experience, from accommodation to staff, your attention to detail and help was amazing. Thank you!"
Ron & Rose, USA. September 2011

"There are no words to express how superfantastic is your service. We have spent three magnific days and this thanks to you. We'll recommend this lovely place to everyone that would like to come to Cape Town! Thanks for all!"
Samuele & Stefania, Italy. September 2011

"A wonderful stay! Thanks to Adri and Stewart for such friendly hospitality. This was home away from home! We will be back!"
Nico, Estelle and Lizanne, South Africa. August 2011

"A great start to our holiday. Now everywhere else has a lot to live up to. An absolute gem."
Stephan & Tessa, UK. July 2011

"Ich habe mich hier SEHR wohlgefühlt: schönes, liebevoll dekoriertes Haus, sonnig, herrliche Aussicht, bester Service, herzlichste Betreuung, super Frühstück... Werden wir wieder eine solch schoene Unterkunft finden?"
Martin & Kerstin, Germany. July 2011

"We had a wonderful time here - 4 days, 6 great hosts and hospitality. Perfect!"
John & Beverly, USA. June 2011

"It is such a lovely city and country. We have loved the experience. Thank you for looking after us so well."
Gary & Denise, New Zealand. June 2011

"Nach Namibia, Botswana und Simbabwe wurden wir so herzlich empfangen, als würden wir nach Hause kommen. Eine herzliche Begrüßung, ein wunderschönes Zimmer, W-LAN kostenlos, und alles so herzlich, dass wir gerne wieder kommen. Danke für die schöne Zeit!"
Dieter & Ute, Germany. May 2011

"Thank you for a lovely stay and a wonderful service. One thing is clear, we will be back! I will never forget my birthday!"
Jan & Kerstin, Sweden. April 2011

"We love this place! Hatten wirklich tolle Tage hier! ...leider zu kurz. We'll come back!"
Ingo & Katrin, Germany. April 2011

"Thank you very much for a wonderful stay. So friendly and helpful, and great breakfasts."
Robert & Trudi, USA. March 2011

"We love this place! Hatten wirklich ein paar tolle Tage hier – leider zu kurz. We'll come back!"
Ingo & Katrin, Germany. March 2011

"I just love "THE Acorn House", I love its charm, quietness... It was perfect."
Lori, USA. February 2011

"We felt so welcome here and the staff tips made our trip. Thanks for a wonderful experience!"
Eric & Megan, USA. February 2011

"Same procedure as every year! 2008/2009/2010 – and looking forward to 2011!
Thanks a lot for making me feel at home!"
Dottore Stevie, Germany. January 2011

"Our 8th time at Acorn House says it all ... It's our home in Cape Town."
Kjell & Birgitta, Sweden. January 2011

"We enjoyed our stay at the Acorn House very much, Thank you for booking tickets and restaurants.  Thanks for the warm welcome, delicious breakfast, excellent service."
The Schreiner family, Germany. December 2010

"The very best accommodation in SA we ever had. Thank you so much for your help. By the way: You also serve
the best breakfast in this country!"
Almut & Ralf, Germany. November 2010

"Thanks for a lovely stay. The personal touches make all the difference."
Pat & Dave, UK. November 2010

"It's been lovely! You have taken care of us and we have been welcomed as friends. It gives you a hundred times more as visitors in a new city! Thanks!"
Stromberg Family, Sweden. Oktober 2010

"Ganz lieben Dank für die wundervolle Zeit in eurem Haus. Wir werden euch sehr vemissen. See you next year ;-)"
Stefan & Steffi, Germany. Oktober 2010

"Wonderful place, great people!"
Judy, USA. September 2010

"Tolle Stadt und super Unterkunft! Danke!"
Dennis & Sibylle, Germany. July 2010

"I will return. Mitzi is great. Kaia is super. Breakfast is OHLALA."
Alexis, UK. July 2010

"An incredible place! Wonderful staff and fantastic accommodations. I can't wait to be back!"
Gloria, Mexico/USA. July 2010

"Thank you to each and ever person at Acorn House for making our stay and trip so spectacular. 
It's true: You are the happy makers ;-)"
Robert & Kelly, Bahamas. June 2010

"We had the most incredible time! We felt so comfortale and welcome. Looking forward to come back."
Bertha, Holland. June 2010

"Links: Table Mountain (without clouds). Gerade aus: Lions Head am Ende der Montrose Avenue. Rechts: Down Town, Waterfront and Table Bay. Acorn House in der Mitte! Thank you Beate, Bernd, Stewart, Janet and team. Peaceful games 2010, some one take the cup!
The winner will be South Africa....!"
Lothar & Cornelia, Germany. May 2010

"This place is a gem – absolutely unique! The warm friendly welcome, the personal special touches throughout have made this a perfect stay and start to our holiday in the Cape. Thank you!"
David & Karin, England. April 2010

"Nach vier Wochen Rundreise ein großartiger Abschluss für unseren Urlaub. Vielen Dank fuer die tolle Zeit und die herzliche Aufnahme – we will be back!"
Heike & Stefan, Switzerland. April 2010

"Es fühlt sich bei Euch an wie ein richtiges Zuhause; es ist diese Kombination aus vielen kleinen liebevollen Gesten, dem Gefühl ihr seid immer da und man hat "trotzdem" seinen Space...  Das Haus hat eine Seele und alle, die hier lebt und arbeitet, habt das Herz am rechten "Flecken". Danke für die wundervollen zwei Wochen mit Euch!!
Mechthild, Germany. March 2010

"Danke für die herzliche Aufnahme und super Bewirtung; ein liebevolles Haus, das man seinen Freunden weiter empehlen kann."
Brigitte & Werner, Germany. March 2010

"Being more a friend then a guest is the difference between Acorn House and others. It was a pleasure staying here."
Andrea, Wolfmar, Melanie and Robert, Germany. March 2010

"Thank you – everybody at Acorn House – for a pleasant stay. You made our visit to Cape Town unforgettable – hope to see you again!"
Johan & Karen, Denmark. February 2010

"We spent a lovely 4 days. Breakfast is excellent, the room is extremely clean and comfortable. Back in Italy I work in a 5 star hotel so I can say that I would be very happy if I could give my customers even half of the outstanding service I received here! I would recommend this hotel to everyone!"
Carla & Renato, Italy. February 2010

"We felt very much "chez nais"..., and we met very nice people, including all of the staff. The hospitality is amazing!"
Janine & Alex, France. January 2010

"Back again for our last day in Cape Town. As always a great pleasure to enjoy your friendly hospitality!"
Hans& Gunilla, Sweden. January 2010

"Our 7th time at Acorn House says it all... It's our Home in Cape Town!"
Kjell & Birgitta, Sweden. January 2010

"We have never before experienced such genuine kindness and caring in a guest house – we feel very pampered. Jade was amazing and met our every need, the ladies – Phumla, Princess, Tio so wonderful with the baby and Stewart ... so great. Thank you! Also, this was the best guest house experience ever. Jade and Stewart were both absolutely wonderful!"
Abigail & John, Canada. December 2009

"Such a great place and a wonderful service! It has been as always.We'll come back again, sure"
Angie, Jessi & Bernd, Germany. December 2009

"Wat een geweldige plek en zon warme ontvangst! We komen zeker terug!"
Anneke, The Netherlands. November 2009

"Thank you for a truly wonderful stay. Superb accommodation + a lovely welcome to Cape Town! We will definitely return next year – highly recommend you to friends. Your little gestures go such a long way. x
Sally & Ian, UK. November 2009

"A complete joy staying with you – nothing was too much trouble – good breakfasts – great hosts. Thank you so much."

Dennis & Patricia, England. October 2009

"What a wonderful week! Thank you for your hospitality – we loved to stay at Acorn!
Jannie & Jacob, Camilla & Michala. Denmark, October 2009

"It's a really a lovely place... We felt like home! Thank you for everything... Hope to come back here soon! WE LOVE THIS PLACE!"
Flavia & Daniele, Italy. September 2009

"Danke für 5 wundervolle Tage. Perfekter Service, liebe Menschen, und das am schönsten Ende der Welt."
Birgit, Germany. September 2009

"I slept like a baba. The food is fantastic and you all are a stunning team!!!"
Celine, South Africa. August 2009

"Thank you for a very pleasant stay at your hotel. The recommendations helped us a lot and made the 3 days unforgettable. The hotel's concept is unique, every detail is prepared with passion and love. Very outstanding!! We will recommend you to everyone who will come to Cape Town! Thank you so much!!"
Stephan & Rachel, Germany. August 2009

"E stato come essere ospitati o casa di un vecchio e coro amico. Tutto e stato perfetto: ospitalita, gentilerzo, preziosi consigli e cura particolori. Thank you so much for all of this. It was a pleasure to stay here."
(Not sure, if I read the Italian handwriting correctly ;-) )
Giovanna & Alisse, Italy. August 2009

"Thank you for an excellent stay. The standards & attention to detail are outstanding not to mention the hospitality & kindness. The girls also loved it!"
Webster family, UK. August 2009

"Thanks for a lovely stay here at you place. It definitely one of the best experiences here in South Africa! Hope to be back soon again!"
The Arridsson family, Sweden. July 2009

"Thanks for a great few days in South Africa. We loved this house and in such a gorgeous part of Cape Town too. Thanks Beate for excellent restaurant’s and sight seeing recommendations. A wonderful stay here!"
Daniel & Molly, USA. July 2009

"Everything here is done in absolute exellence... What a thrill to stay in such a beautiful place in such efficient, warm and lovely staff. Our experience was pure Joy!! Thank you!"
Kim & Quintus, South Africa. July 2009

"We have stayed our 3 first days of honeymoon here in Cape Town. The weather hasn't been so good but Acorn House has been our refuge, our house, our family.. Since our arrival, our impression has been faboulous!! Everything delicous, comfortable. Each one of you so nice and great! We have found an accommodation even better than what we dreamed. Thanks for all!! We will recommend Acorn House to our friends!!!!
Christiane &Aldo, Italy. June 2009

"Thanks allot B&B, Stewart, Chandre, Princess, Noli and Austin. You gave us a lovely home in Cape Town. We will recommend this great place to everyone..."
Conny & Tim, Germany. May 2009

"The most beautiful holiday we have ever had. Thank you for good service and nice personal!!!"
Lisbeth & Sussane, Sweden. April 2009

"New word for wonderful = Acorn :)"
Nikkie & Ivo, Germany. February 2009

"Lovely house, friendly charming host. Definitely would make a return stay"
Evan & Tim, England. February 2009

"It was outstanding!! Thank you all so much for everything! Wir haben uns super wohl gefühlt!
Liesenfield family, Germany. January 2009

"As always - perfect stay at Acorn House: thank you to all of you!"
Kerstin & Manfred, Germany. December 2008

"This place is great. The staff is so good, that we wish to have them over in Germany!"
Ruth & Heinz, Germany. December 2008

"We are sad because we are leaving this beautiful place - we enjoyed our second stay here very much. Very nice and friendly people!! Perfect service !!! Thank you!"
Annette and Volker, Germany. October 2008

"Thousand of thank to you all for five wonderful days in Cape Town. Acorn House with fantastic service and the biggest roses we have ever seen and smelled."
Eva and Bron, Sweden. October 2008

"Thank you so very much for a fantastic stay. Everybody was so helpful. We will be back."
Sarah and Dave, UK. October 2008

"Our 3rd stay was fantastic again! Thank you for the great hospitality. Very nice place, very very nice people!!!"
Christian and Elke, Germany. October 2008

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