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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.)
"Good, better, best, Acorn
House. Thanks for your great hospitality!"
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!"
Diane, UK. February 2013
"Same procedure as every year! 2008 - 2013 and I
already booked for X-Mas 2013 - 2014"
"What a fabulous place! We have been very well looked
after, no stone was left unturned to improve our stay.
Thank you so much!"
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!"
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."
Cindy and Celine, Dubai. December 2012
"Loved this guesthouse, staff were INCREDIBLE!
Stunning space, devine breakfast and superb attention to
Lynne, Gareth and Kate, Namibia. November 2012
"Hospitality with a
very big H! Marvellous!"
Gerdien and Dominique, The Netherlands.
"Wow! What a fabulous place this is! Service and
attention to detail outstanding. Many thanks to all the
staff. We'll see you again!"
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."
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."
Africa. September 2012
"I just want to say thank you very much for your
hospitality and the outstanding services that you
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."
Africa. September 2012
two little words: Splendid Stay!"
Luiz, Brazil. July 2012
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
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
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.
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!"
Blake & 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."
UK. February 2012
"Wonderful, wonderful as ever! 3rd visit – thank you for
& Penny, UK.
"Acorn House ist wunderbar, wie seine Gastgeber! Vielen
Dank, wir haben uns ab der ersten Minute sehr wohl
Germany. January 2012
"9th time in Acorn
House says it all. It's in our hearts – this is our home
in Cape Town."
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
"Gaan met nieuwe energie naar huis mede dank zu jullie
positiewe inzet! Dank aan jullie allen."
Gert & Corrie, Nederland. Decemver
"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
& 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."
& 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.
"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.
"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.
"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
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
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!"
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
"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
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
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
"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
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
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
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.
"Wat een geweldige plek en zon warme ontvangst! We komen
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
Dennis & Patricia, England. October
"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
Flavia & Daniele, Italy. September
"Danke für 5 wundervolle Tage. Perfekter Service,
liebe Menschen, und das am schönsten Ende der
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
(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
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.
"This place is great. The staff is so good, that we
wish to have them over in Germany!"
Ruth & Heinz, Germany. December
"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 !!!
Annette and Volker, Germany. October
"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
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
Christian and Elke, Germany. October
Table Mountain from Acorn House @ 7am.
Enjoy the early morning mood!