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Situated in the heart of Cape Town, Happy Rhino Hotel is just 100 yards from the bustling Long Street, which offers a variety of restaurants, bars and nightlife.

The compact rooms at this capsule hotel are en-suite with shower. Linen and towels are provided and some of the double rooms feature a view of the majestic Table Mountain.

Happy Rhino Hotel has a bar and there are restaurants off-site where guests can explore and enjoy various cuisines. Free WiFi is available in the rooms and the hotel has a 24-hour front desk. Parking is available.

The CTICC is 0.9 miles away, V&A Waterfront is within 1.9 miles and Cape Town International Airport can be reached in 13 miles.

Happy Rhino Hotel has been welcoming guests since 14 Jan 2016.

Property highlights

Private parking at the hotel


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Closest beaches
  • Three Anchor Bay Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Rocklands Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Broken Bath Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Milton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Mouille Point Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can I smoke there?
    Yes, but only on the balcony
    Answered on 27 July 2019
  • Is there any room services for breakfast?
    Answered on 27 July 2019
  • Can I store my luggage for a few hours after checking out?
    Yes we can.
    Answered on 26 February 2020
  • Do you allowed visit 24-hour
    Answered on 27 July 2019
  • Do you serve breakfast
    Hi Thank you for contacting Happy Rhino Hotel . Breakfast is served and cost R120 per person.
    Answered on 27 February 2020
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Facilities of Happy Rhino Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs ZAR 150 per day.
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa

House rules

Happy Rhino Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


07:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Happy Rhino Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, the hotel is located on the 6th and 7th floor. The elevator currently goes to the 5th floor, so guests will have to walk up one to two flights of stairs. Porters are available 24 hours to help with luggage.

Please note that renovation activities are taking place between 08:00 and 16:00, from Monday to Friday. The guests rooms are not affected but guests may experience minor disturbances during these times.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Happy Rhino Hotel

  • Happy Rhino Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Cape Town.

  • The prices at Happy Rhino Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Happy Rhino Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Check-in at Happy Rhino Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Happy Rhino Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Studio
    • Apartment