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Nearby Attractions & Landmarks
Table Mountain, Long Street, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Lions Head, Koopmans-de Wet House, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Langa Township, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Holocaust Centre, Groot Constantia, Newlands Brewery, Greenmarket Square, Rhodes Memorial, The Company's Garden, South African Museum and Planetarium, Orange Kloof, South African National Gallery , Newlands Stadium, Blue Train, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, Whisky Live Festival, V&A Waterfront, World of Birds
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Recently revamped, the Long Street Baths in Cape Town city has attracted swimmers and lovers of a steam treatment for over a century. Inside the 1908 facility is a popular 25m heated pool overlooked by bright murals depicting old time street scenes that have been beautifully restored, and a 12m kiddie’s pool. The adjoining Turkish steam baths has a sauna, steam rooms, a hot room and showers and although the services of a masseuse is no longer, they are still as popular as when the steam baths were first introduced in 1929. Before 2007, visitors were given a full authentic hammam experience that included a soaking by a masseur using traditional black soap. The steam baths are open to women for half of the week and men for the remaining half, ask your hosts for details. Those wanting to make use of the steam baths are provided with a towel, soap and assigned a day bed... Show more
About Guest Houses
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.