Circa On The Square Hotel - Cape Town

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12 Jetty Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000  show map
 4 stars
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Circa On The Square Hotel - Cape Town

Wi-Fi
Parking

ZAR 100 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Set in the heart of Cape Town, the comfortable Circa On The Square Hotel provides modern rooms. The hotel was opened in 1975, renovated in 2007 and is housed in a 7-storey building.

The property boasts great location minutes away from Cape Town train station. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

The venue is set next to shops and a market.

Cape Town International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Circa On The Square Hotel.

Rooms

Circa On The Square Hotel features rooms with a superb interior that come with a pantry, LCD flat panel TV, a kitchenette, an in-room safe and climate control for a pleasant stay in Cape Town. They are fitted with a toaster, an electric kettle and a freezer as well as en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The onsite popular restaurant entices with local dishes. Biesmiellah and Colcacchio's are situated in an upscale area, about 100 meters away of the property.

Services

The hotel provides guests with car rental services.

Relax

Guests with children can avail of cots and board games offered at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at ZAR 100 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   47.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Printers

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

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

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 3 years
Extra bed ZAR 150
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
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:

12 Jetty Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1700 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Colcacchio's
    300 ft
  • Biesmiellah (cuisine: African, Malaysian)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1100 ft
  • Kommetjie
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Rooms and availability

One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|APARTMENT ONE BEDROOM

Superior One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|APARTMENT SUPERIOR ONE BEDROOM

Executive Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Executive Apartment

Luxury One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Luxury Apartment

Circa On The Square Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Cape Town Parliament3700 ft
  • Grand Parade Square4300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center2300 ft

Places of interest

  • MyCiTi Station Thibault400 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1000 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre1000 ft
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore1700 ft
  • Malay Quarter3000 ft
  • Nelson Mandela Gateway4000 ft
  • Two Oceans Aquarium4000 ft

Convention centers

  • CTICC1000 ft
  • Good Hope Centre3700 ft
  • Good Hope Centre3700 ft

Shopping areas

  • Cape Quarter1700 ft
  • Cape Quarter1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Greenmarket Square2000 ft
  • Parliament3700 ft

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum2000 ft
  • Castle of Good Hope3000 ft
  • Boo-Kaap Museum3000 ft
  • Castle of Good Hope3000 ft
  • Bo-Kaap Museum3300 ft
  • District Six Museum3300 ft

Parks

  • The Company's Garden3700 ft
  • The Company Gardens3700 ft
  • Company's Gardens3700 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Two Oceans Aquarium4000 ft

Theaters

  • Artscape Theatre1700 ft
  • Fugard Theatre3300 ft

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital2300 ft

Local attractions

  • Signal Hill1.2 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium1.9 mi
    Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Science Centre2.6 mi
    370B Main Rd, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Stadium 1.3 mi
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
  • Lion's Head2.0 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Near the hotel

  • Bloubergstrand Beach1100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Kommetjie1100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Two Oceans Aquarium1500 ft
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • St. James Beach2100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bo-kaap1100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Khayelitsha Township1100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Gold of Africa Museum1800 ft
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Colcacchio's300 ft

    Address: Long

    71% likes this, based on 60 reviews

  • Ocean Basket600 ft

    Address: Shop 222, Victoria Wharf V & A Waterfront 8001
    Phone: 021 425 1840

    74% likes this, based on 83 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean

  • joe fish700 ft

    Address: Howard Drive
    Phone: 021-5312974

    77% likes this, based on 11 reviews

  • Biesmiellah400 ft

    Address: Lower Loop Street
    Phone: 021 425 9951

    70% likes this, based on 83 reviews
    Cuisine: African, Malaysian

  • Colcacchio700 ft

    Address: 42 Hans Strijdom Avenue

    71% likes this, based on 78 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    47
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Circa On The Square Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Circa On The Square

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 133 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    We loved the big door when entering the hotel suite, it looked homey and inviting. I like the kitchen with all the necessities. The room was large (we had the 1 bedroom room) and there was enought space to put your clothes. I liked the bath and shower, it was big enought to fit two people. Although we have been married for 20 odd years, me and my husband still has romance in our marriage.

    The bathroom and bedroom was one, I would have liked it to be seperate, especially the toilet. Even if there is just a glass wall between the bedroom and the bathroom.

  • Couple
    10.0

    excellent location, well-equipped appartment, service-minded staff

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The rooms were very spacious- especially the penthouse that we had. Staff were obliging when we had to change rooms due to noise problems.

    Found it frustrating that no kitchen cloth, tea towel or liquid available even when requested.Also thought maybe some salt and pepper could be in room as it is a cooking facility. Do not accept the rooms near the water tank side - very very noisy all night. Had to change rooms.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Staff very helpful & most accomodating especiall Grant. We asked to change the apartment & they were more than willing although we decided to stay with the open plan bathroom;-). Very roomy, spacious throughout. Shops close by aswell as ATMs most handy. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Recvommend to all.

    Needed a restaurant that was open at all times & not closed for holidays etc. Internet needs to be free as is tha case elsewhere. Parking spaces size & access needs to improve, near impossible to get in & out of building due to limited access size. Also views from building not great but it does seem to be development at the edge of town with office blocks etc.

  • Single
    8.8

    The spacious rooms are extremely comfortable, the bathroom was also bright, large and very clean. Loved having a balcony and lots of glass looking out onto the city. Staff was very gracious and helpful.

    My only complaint would be the noise from street construction which went on very late into the night.. not much the hotel can do about that however..

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    It's quite reasonably priced and strategically situated, near CTICC where most events are held. You do not even need a car to get there, nor do you need it for getting to the VA Waterfront.

    Much as I loved staying there, I disliked the fact that there's a serious shortage of mirrors in the room. I hope when I go back for a visit, there'll at least be one full length somewhere in the room.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    This is not the first time i have stayed at Circa, i love the fact that it is small and quiet, very descent and the rooms have that warmth - its a home away from home! Keep up the good standard!

    Well the check in time is a bit late, and the fact that there is now a restaurant but there are no breakfast options, it would be nice to have just breakfast, more especialy for the business people.

  • Couple
    6.6

    Spacious appartement with high standard interior. Parking very good plenty of small services (laundry service, bank, supermarkets, fitness, all sorts of restaurants etc) in 3-5 minutes walking distance

    cleanliness was insufficient. kitchen has very limited amounts pot, pans, utensils etc, iso for real cooking one needs to buy or bring stuff.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Proximity to city and the accommodation. It was very comfortable and spacious.

    Parking downstairs is very hard to drive in and out.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The space in the rooms plus they are well appointed with all appliances to make my stay comfortable.

  • Couple
    6.2

    The location is brilliant and the room is so spacious.......

    I found conckroaches in the room. The glasses were dirtly, I saw lipstick stains on the glass.The pedestals in the room were so dusty...Shockingly dusty if these rooms are cleaned regularly..then again maybe not.The worst was the parking, no remotes available so I had to call the receptionist to open each time I left the room...For the reasons above I will be deterred from booking at circa again.thanx Nalini

  • Couple
    8.2

    Hotel staff was friendly, helpful and available at all time! Location of hotel is great, so easy to access Green Market and get your African souvenirs; Longs street is where everything is happening, especially at night and just few min away (lots of urban clubs with some great music, food, ambient). As well Waterfront is just a few min drive away. The comfort of the room was excellent as well as the size, cleanliness and absence of noise! I highly recommend this hotel as a choice if u decide to stay in Cape Town! Getting around is so easy!

  • Family with children
    9.2

    My apartment could accommodate 4 persons, modern, fully furnished and with a dishwasher. It's location is near to the Civic Centre and hence within walking distance from the MyCiti airport shuttle bus stop. We arrived at around 0900hrs and surprisingly our room was ready for us to check-in. We had problem with the toilet but was quickly rectified. It's location was also near to the Waterfront with 10 - 20 minutes walking. It's vicinity to the CTICC made it easier for us to retire from the 3rd stop of the hop-on, hop-off Red Bus. There was also a halaal restaurant (Mariam) nearby but unfortunately it close early and on weekend. Within walking distance also there was the "Food Lover Market".

    It's away from the city centre and could not find any convenience shop nearby. The toilet in the bedroom had no doors except the shower cubicle.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Privacy, Easy smooth booking, check-in/out. Centrally located. The rooms are modern and clean

    Lack of basic kitchen items such as a dishcloth, salt & pepper & dish washing liquid.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Location, the size of the room and lounge room

    Problems with wireless seemed never ending. Little things like salt n pepper, some dishwashing liquid should be provided. If you stay for a night or two, is it worth going outside looking for some salt? I know it's cheap but I didn't have the time.

How to reach hotel

hotel Circa On The Square Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

12 Jetty Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1700 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Colcacchio's
    300 ft
  • Biesmiellah (cuisine: African, Malaysian)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1100 ft
  • Kommetjie
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    47