Balfour Place

Balfour Place

Bed & Breakfast
3 stars 

19 Blinkwater road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 130 reviews


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About Balfour Place

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Balfour Place, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on February 22, 2024.
Providing a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, plus complimentary Wi-Fi, Balfour Place Guesthouse is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi.

Good to Know

To Downtown4.2 mi
Nearest airportCape Town Intl
Distance to airport12.9 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 214 380 964

Amenities at Balfour Place

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Dishwasher
  • Shower cap
  • Dining room
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Mountain view
  • Air-conditioned
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Desk
  • Pool with a view
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Designated smoking area
  • DVD player
  • Private parking


  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Beach access
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Tennis
  • Pool table


  • Car rental
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Reviews for Balfour Place

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Balfour Place, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 130 reviews of Balfour Place to date. Review data was last updated on February 22, 2024.
Very goodBased on 130 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, stunning views." (in 42 reviews)
  • Staff were lovely too. (in 39 reviews)
  • "Staff was helpful, friendly and accommodating." (in 39 reviews)
Cons -
  • The stairs and the parking. (in 6 reviews)
  • Too many steps up to the rooms (in 4 reviews)

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Photos of Balfour Place

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Where is Balfour Place?

Find the exact location and address of Balfour Place in Cape Town, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on February 22, 2024.

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FAQs when booking at Balfour Place

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Balfour Place. FAQs were last updated on February 22, 2024.

Is pricing at Balfour Place comparable to 3 star hotels in Cape Town?

The average rate for a night at Balfour Place is 48% less than the Cape Town average for similarly rated 3 stars hotels. The nightly rate at Balfour Place is typically $134, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Cape Town.

How close is Balfour Place to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

There are 12.9 mi between the closest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport, and Balfour Place. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 25m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cape Town Intl Airport to Balfour Place?

For the most freedom while visiting Cape Town, consider renting a car for about $31/day and parking it at Balfour Place where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Balfour Place guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cape Town.

Is there a pool at Balfour Place?

Yes. Many people visiting Cape Town look for a hotel with a pool. Balfour Place has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

How close is Balfour Place from the Cape Town city center?

The center of Camps Bay, Cape Town, is just 0.3 mi away from the front doors of Balfour Place. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Newlands Cricket Ground, which you can get to from Balfour Place using any means of transportation.

What is the Balfour Place phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +27 214 380 964 to talk to a Balfour Place front desk representative.

Does Balfour Place have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Balfour Place has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Balfour Place?

11:00 AM is the check-out time at Balfour Place. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at Balfour Place, Cape Town?

Usually Balfour Place room prices are around $134/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $104/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

Does Balfour Place have a laundry service?

Balfour Place does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

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