Tulip Hotel - Cape Town

Corner Bree And Strand Streets, Cape Town 8001, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 2 stars
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Tulip Hotel - Cape Town

Internet

Paid wired internet connection

Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

Solarium

Laundry
Elevator

Overview

The excellent 2-star Tulip Hotel provides 24-hour reception, laundry and room service to ensure guests a comfortable stay.

The perfect location gives quick access to Robben Island, which is 13 km away. Guests will find Cape Town city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Nearby points of interest include a gallery and a castle.

10 minutes' walk to Cape Town train station. The hotel is around 20 km from Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

Tulip Hotel offers 86 guestrooms appointed with climate control, wireless internet, a safe, television and coffee/tea makers with all the sights of Cape Town within easy access. Some rooms at Tulip Hotel have a view over the street. For more comfort a bathtub and a shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the lounge every morning. Guests will enjoy French and Mediterranean meals at Bizerca Bistro, which is 250 meters from the property.

Services

Business facilities include a conference room and an internet terminal to suit the needs of business travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   86.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid wired internet connection
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Lobby

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room

Leisure facilities

  • Solarium
  • Steam bath

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
Extra bed ZAR 150
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Corner Bree And Strand Streets, Cape Town 8001, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2000 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Savoy Cabbage (cuisine: Contemporary, International, African)
    400 ft
  • Hemelhuijs (cuisine: Contemporary)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    800 ft
  • Kommetjie
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Rooms and availability

Tulip Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Grand Parade2700 ft
  • Cape Town Parliament2700 ft
  • Grand Parade Square2700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center2300 ft
  • Long Street3000 ft

Places of interest

  • MyCiTi Station Thibault1400 ft
  • Malay Quarter1400 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1700 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre2000 ft
  • South African National Gallery3300 ft
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore3300 ft

Convention centers

  • CTICC2700 ft

Shopping areas

  • Cape Quarter1400 ft
  • Cape Quarter1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Greenmarket Square1000 ft
  • Parliament2700 ft

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum400 ft
  • Bo-Kaap Museum1400 ft
  • Boo-Kaap Museum1400 ft
  • District Six Museum3000 ft
  • The South African Museum and planetarium3300 ft
  • Castle of Good Hope3700 ft
  • South African Museum And Planetarium3700 ft
  • Castle of Good Hope3700 ft

Parks

  • Company's Gardens2300 ft
  • The Company's Garden2700 ft
  • The Company Gardens2700 ft

Theaters

  • Fugard Theatre3000 ft
  • Artscape Theatre3300 ft

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital700 ft

Local attractions

  • Cape Town Stadium 1.2 mi
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
  • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium2.2 mi
    Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central
  • Table Mountain National Park2.6 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Lion's Head1.7 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Table Mountain2.7 mi
    Cape Town Central 7848South Africa

Near the hotel

  • Gold of Africa Museum100 ft
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
  • Bo-kaap800 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Sandy Bay800 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Two Oceans Aquarium2100 ft
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Bloubergstrand Beach800 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Kommetjie800 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum1500 ft
    71 Wale St., Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Savoy Cabbage400 ft

    Address: 101 Hout Street
    Phone: 0214242626

    83% likes this, based on 417 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary, International, African
    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

  • Caffe Hausbrandt500 ft

    Address: 32 Waterkant Street
    Phone: +27(0)21 421 0901

    76% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

  • Bizerca Bistro700 ft

    Address: 98 ShortMarket Street
    Phone: 021 423 8888

    72% likes this, based on 276 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Hemelhuijs400 ft

    Address: 71 Waterkant Street
    Phone: +27 21 418 2042

    71% likes this, based on 54 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Africa Cafe700 ft

    Address: 108 Shortmarket Street
    Phone: 214220221

    72% likes this, based on 288 reviews
    Cuisine: African
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 27

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Tulip Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Tulip

Average guest rating

5.8out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 39 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.8

    The hotel is in the city center, very easy to go around. The room is clean, and hotel staff is very helpful, and breakfast is excellent. The hotel needs improvement in comfort, but for a small budget it is a good very choice.

    Furniture needs improvement (maybe just in my room?)

  • Single
    7.8

    Staff from reception to housekeeping were all very warm and friendly. Specially manager Jeffton is very helpful and friendly.

    Room facility and breakfast for vegetarians.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    The staff were all very efficient, helpful and friendly.

    I understand the hotel is used by companies for visiting staff. The noise from some rooms was unbearably loud, voices and music. Doors banging at all times of night. My view is that you should decide what kind of clientelle you want, and stick to it. Unfair on families to subject them to what we suffered.

  • Single
    4.2

    The hotel was not sutable at all. The bathroom is old, dirty and dreary. The tv has no remote and also no DSTV channels. The toilet roll was cheap. I hated the entire stay. They collect monies upfront without an option for refunds, cause they know that people will just up and leave that dump.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    Breakfast not fairly ok and the chef managed a smile.

    My reception was a disaster, I booked 2 rooms and only 1 room was picked up.We then ended up in different floors.Service desk officer tried my card twice and insisted that my card is being declined.Finally he got it right. I requested him to split the bill to 1 budget and 1 straight and he just decided to just use budget.The carpet is very dirty, the blankets are mmhh...I Think the hotel has a potential however hard work must be put in.

  • Single
    10.0

    Excellent hotel with wonderful services & delicious food etc , iam impressed. i will come again.

  • Single
    3.8

    I did not appreciate the outside appearance nor the entrance or the condition of the reception area. From this point on it was clear that this a budget hotel. Also the surroundings this not give me any warm feeling wrt car parking. The staff was friendly though

  • Single
    4.6

    The staff is completely inept. Couldn't find a remote control for my TV. Couldn't find an electrical adapter so I could charge my computer. Would move the empty shampoo bottles and leave them in the bathroom, but not furnish replacements unless you cornered the staff and made a request. The desk clerk knew nothing about Cape Town. Had to ask fellow guests. Bedding did not fit the bed and became balled up under your body during the night. Elevator was a mess. Would take me to the 9th floor and became stuck on a regular basis. Could not open door.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The breakfast was good.

    The bathroom needs to be upgraded. The lift in the morning was a long wait we had to walk down 9 floors with our luggage ,because it never came up to our floor as it was been used as a service lift to bring wharever up to the first floor

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The friendliness and readiness to serve guests by the butler/porter, the front-desk staff and the cleaners

    The unavailability of parking facilities at the hotel and thus having to park somewhere else at a fee. Smoking, even if it was in people's rooms, was quite disturbing. I wish there was a no-smoking floor at the hotel.

  • Couple
    4.2

    Location!

    The hotel is old, the rooms are not nice (not at all like the images show)! The bathrooms are very old!

  • Single
    5.0

    Just the location and nothing else, really. The convenience of being in the centre of town was really great.

    The hotel guests and cleaning staff were noisy. The room had tattered curtains and house keeping did not leave clean cups on day 2. Parking was a huge problem as well.

  • Single
    7.8

    The receptionists was vrey profeciency

    The free internet for all guest

  • Single
    5.4

    The price and the location

    It looks like it peaked in 1980, and has barely been touched sinc.

  • Single
    8.8

    It was spotlessly clean, safe and staff were very helpful. I would definitely stay there again.

    The only thing I could fault and it is a very small fault. They do not have a hairdryer which you can plug in, except for one which goes in the bathroom where you put a razor. The power is so weak and you need to use one hand to hold it in, so it is of no use. However it certainly would not stop me staying there again.

How to reach hotel

hotel Tulip Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hotel Address:

Corner Bree And Strand Streets, Cape Town 8001, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2000 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Savoy Cabbage (cuisine: Contemporary, International, African)
    400 ft
  • Hemelhuijs (cuisine: Contemporary)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    800 ft
  • Kommetjie
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86