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Welcome to Cactus House

Who are we?
We are an exclusively gay male guesthouse, the only one of its kind in central Cape Town. Since March 2000 Cactus House has maintained a reputation for excellence and for going out of our way for everyone we host. Our aim is to make sure your stay with us is enjoyable, memorable and that every guest leaves our establishment having had a great time. We are at the foot of Table Mountain otherwise proudly known as one of

the worlds new Seven Wonders. Cactus House is your home away from home.

What makes us different?
We believe that extra personal attention is important and is exactly what we provide. What better way to spend time in an establishment that has a unique personal ambiance meeting like-minded people whilst having great social interaction at our dinner parties and our South

African style barbeques (braai's) where you will enjoy good food, exquisite wine and just great company. At Cactus House we have developed many special relationships and continuously seek to improve our service and strive for excellence. We would be delighted to host you and have you experience just what it is that makes us different.

Get in touch with us

Call Julian Van Reenen
House: +27 21 422 5966
Mobile: +27 72 303 4857
Email: reception@cactushouse.co.za

Cactus House Guest House
4 Molteno Road
Cape Town
8001 RSA

Guest Comments

"Just a Perfect Stay"
Reviewed 21 December 2017
I've spent 8 days in that beautiful place. Everything was just great - the location, the house design and comfort, all very clean and breakfast is always awesome. Most of all, Jules was available for all questions and assistance. He organized for me the tours to the Cape of Good Hope and to the Winesland area. He took care of all needs and was a perfect host. During my stay I just felt at home with these two amazing persons. So guys - thanks for everything and I will come back again.
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"Third Times a Charm"
Reviewed 16 January 2018
Third consecutive year. This visit was 17 days including Christmas & New Years. As per usual special & precious. Simon hale hearty so helpful and understanding. Julian fabulously mad & on top of things. Our needs & desires fulfilled. Our friend Albert makes the House feel as if we are home. My spouse & I are returning in April, for 3-6 months, Cactus House will be our FOB. In all my travels Cactus House is the most pleasant gay guest house/resort I have experienced.
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Reviewed 17 March 2018
Very nice all male guest house in Cape Town. Friendly staff. Beautiful Victorian building. Nice atmosphere. Beds extremely comfortable and spacious. The room I stayed in was on the ground floor with access to the front garden. Made it nicer.
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"Beautiful location, great Victorian, helpful staff"
Reviewed 12 January 2018
We booked here on a friends recommendation and were not disappointed. It is a beautiful old Victorian home in a great location. We booked one of the upstairs front room with a balcony and a view of Table Mountain. The room itself is large and well appointed. The bathroom spacious and comfortable. Julian and Albert keep the place clean, Julian assisted in arranging an airport pickup and a private tour to Cape Point. Simon gave us amazing restaurant recommendations. We will be back and highly recommend it.