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  • Reviews: 50

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Mont Serrat Apartments: Home away from Home

Pleasant,Had a great time here.Fully furnished apartment...So no problems at all.It just felt like home...5 minutes walk to the beach

We enjoyed great views from this apartment...Looking at the Sea or Table mountain from the Bed side through the window. There is a balcony as well for more great views. There is a pool and some tennis court as well. Of course I will stay at the same place next time around.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Surfing, Family Travel, Beaches
  • Written June 1, 2014
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Die Melkbaai: Beachfront Self -Catering Apartment

We had a really great stay here. The location is really great as it`s situated opposite a very popular beach in the Strand. There is restaurants close by , a flea market and some shopping centre`s.

We stayed in a 1 bedroom self-catering apartment which is fully equipped and came with an extra 2 blow up beds in case you will be staying there with 2 kids. You got a lounge and TV and you can bring along your own DSTV Smart card if you have one and it has a fully fitted kitchen with everything you need if plan to be cooking some meals.

The complex is very nice and secure and the owners were very nice people.

It`s right opposite the beach. The apartment has partial sea view and a view of the mountains behind. It`s close to Stellenbosch so if you planning to do the Wine Route it`s really close. There is braai facilities which is really great to make use of. Braai is what the American`s will call BBQ.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Beaches, Family Travel, Budget Travel
  • Written December 28, 2013
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  • Reviews: 3

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Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel: 4 day stay in Cape Town South Africa

Recently spent 4 days in Cape Town at the Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel. The hotel is well situated near the waterfront,with a free shuttle to and from the shopping & restaurant area.The hotel offers a delicious buffet breakfast,fresh fruit,cereal and a fresh omelet bar.There were choices to delight everyone's taste buds. We did not eat any other meals there,but we did have drinks in the bar and the food looked very good.

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and quiet. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary,when we arrive after a very long flight there was a bottle of champagne and a box of truffles with a card from the hotel.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written November 27, 2013
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  • Paulm1987 profile photo Paulm1987
  • Reviews: 50

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Big Bay Beach Club: West coast

Fully furnished apartments alongside the west coast. Places like Blouberg, Sunset beach and Milnerton...This places are so close to the beach. It's only 10 - 15 minutes drive from the City and some of the apartments are very reasonable. If you looking for a piece of mind,this is one the places opt for.

You can use Rapid Bus Service called MyCity to access the city center and other places around Cape town like Camps bay, V & A Waterfront, Century City and huge mall at Canal Walk.

At Big bay beach club the is a pool,braai place and tennis courts as well.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Beaches, Family Travel
  • Written October 24, 2013
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  • Reviews: 1

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District Six Guest House: An Excellent Cape Experience!

District Six Guest House is the perfect choice of accommodation for visitors seeking to immerse themselves in Cape culture and history, rather than staying at an impersonal commercial hotel, or locating themselves in the crowded and generic V&A Waterfront or touristy Waterkaat/Green Point areas.

The proprietor Faizah Hendricks, along with her delightful and energetic staff, have created a welcoming environment that greatly enhanced my stay in Cape Town. I felt at home as soon as I arrived. Special touches included personally cooked breakfasts, offers by the staff to help with a wide range of needs, and most importantly, Faizah’s constant attention to her guests’ experience. Faizah, who sat down to chat with me each morning as I had breakfast, helped me with a number of items – recommending restaurants that aligned with my preferences (such as “Mama Africa”, which is a great alternative to the touristy establishments), suggesting that I go to the Eastern Food Bazaar (downtown, opposite the post office, which serves genuine Cape fast food – such as “bunny chow” and various curries – rather than the generic alternatives found elsewhere), and arranging an excellent, knowledgeable guide to take me to the Cape of Good Hope.

Faizah and her family, who are proudly of Cape Malay heritage, have a long association with District Six. This area had been a vibrant multicultural community for decades, but was tragically and needlessly destroyed during the height of the Apartheid era. One can see the remnants of the neighborhood while travelling to and from the guest house. Faizah and her son Radiy shared many of their experiences living under the Apartheid system, and the District Six Museum (which usually has former residents of many different backgrounds on-site to share their stories) is close by.

The best news is that the Cape Town “MyCiti” public bus now goes directly from the downtown area and other points in the city to District Six, with a bus stop right across the street from the guest house. This provides a convenient and cost-effective alternative to taking taxis. The staff will gladly help guests obtain the MyCiti bus pass.

Being fortunate to have travelled to many places throughout the world, and having stayed at innumerable accommodations, I definitely place the District Six Guest House at the top of my list.

Besides the wonderful ambiance that Faizah and her staff have created (described above), the property itself is extremely pleasant. The guest house occupies a complex of historic houses, set on a spacious, nicely landscaped site. The dining room has a connecting outdoor balcony, where one can have meals, or just sit and relax outside. The property is very well kept and comfortable.

Also, the guest house is situated very close to Table Mountain, which is visible from most outdoor areas of the property.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written March 16, 2013

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  • Reviews: 77

5 out of 5 starsUser Rating

The Backpack: Great Cape Town Hostel

The Backpack is well located and you can organize just about anything from here - from shark cage diving to winery visits. It's a short and easy stroll to Long Street's bars and restaurants and to a range of museums and galleries. I stayed in both a private room and a dorm, and while it certainly isn't the cheapest hostel I've ever stayed in, the excellent bar / cafe / common room and the million dollar views of Table Mountain made it good value. The staff were generally fantastic - and there was always a security guard on hand to let you in or out, no matter what the time.

Great views of Table Mountain.
Excellent 'travel desk'.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Budget Travel, Singles, Backpacking
  • Written February 24, 2013
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  • Reviews: 6

5 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Delux room: Very comfortableThe hotel in Capetown,south africa

The Starnds hotel in Capetown is very nice and comfortable with many good ememnituies,
The hotel is having nice room,bathroom,restaurant,and t.v etc.
I suggest this hotel for peaceful and convinient stay

This hotel having Gym,Sauna,Bqar,and good restaurant.satellite t.v.This hotel rtooms are big.good toilet with all facilities.pool,nice restaurant with goood staff,nice tasty food buffet breakfast.really stay was nice.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Seniors
  • Written June 11, 2012

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  • Reviews: 1

5 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Alantic Gold: The ultimate luxury accommodation in Camps Bay

I stayed at Atlantic Gold for 4 days and had the most amazing time!

The apartments are self-catering so you have absolute privacy and flexibility, which is a huge bonus if you prefer to steer away from the rigid routine associated with most catered accommodation. It is also set against one of the most beautiful mountain and ocean landscapes, which adds that extra bit of magic!

All the apartments are fully equipped so you have all the comforts of home (ie. flat screen television, comfortable leather couches etc) - there are also a lot of luxury facilities, such as a jacuzzi and indoor swimming pool, so you get all the comfort of home as well as all the lavish trimmings of luxury Camps Bay accommodation.

Overall, Atlantic Gold is a great self-catering apartment. I would definitely recommend it to anyone travelling to Cape Town and looking for luxury accommodation in Camps Bay.

An incredible setting against the breathtaking backdrop of the Twelve Apostles mountains, and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Business Travel, Luxury Travel
  • Written February 1, 2012
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Atlantic Gold | Luxury Camps Bay Accommodation


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  • Reviews: 965

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Penthouse Chavonnes: an apartment with a view

It is nearly at the V & A Waterfront...but not quite.
A very neat and chic apartment block, with tigh security (so tight I struggled to get in!) and underground parking. Not only a convenient place to stay if you have a car but a place you would not want to stay without one - the streets around the complex are not too salubrious and a lot of drunks and homeless people under the bridges/fly overs.

The apartment itself - oh yes! after 3 weeks of dusty travel it was utter luxury with incredibe views.

a very bright, light, clean and spacious 2 bedroom apartment with bathroom and en suite bathroom, kitchen/diner and lounge R2400.

There is a restaurant in the building on the ground floor.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Luxury Travel
  • Written February 5, 2011
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Ansela's Place: ...darling!

When I emerged form the underground carpark, very tired, the inside of Mutual Heights, looked to me like a prison - with it's suspended, metal walkways! However, having a little wander, internally, in te morning I could appreciate it for the glorious Art Deco building it is... and amongstit'srandeur was my apartment- very nice, spacious, clean, comfy and well situated on Darling Street.

The apartment was 2 bedroom (sleeping 4 - 1 double, 2 singles). There was a bathroom, kitchen and a dingin/living area. Total cost for 1 night R915.

Mutual Heights was designed by Fred Glennie, built in 1939 and opened in 1940. It was, for its time, at 236 feet high, the tallest building in the country and the tallest structure (after the Pyramids of Giza) in Africa. It was considered to be ‘extreme’ and the Cape Times dedicated a 16 page supplement to it! I’m not the biggest fan of Art Deco but I could appreciate the enormous black marbled entrance with all of the workmanship that had gone into it. I did not, however, appreciate being shouted at when I tried to take a photo. Apparently photography is only permitted if one has a letter of authority from the owner. I did not.

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  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written February 5, 2011
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Aloe House B&B

This B&B belongs to Frank, who was our tourguide to the Cape of Good Hope (see General Tips).

I have not stayed there personally, but the reviews are excellent and having met Frank, I can very well imagine that this B&B is a nice place to stay!

Do have a look at his website and decide for yourself! (And should you book, tell him hello from me!!)

Here is a streetview map of the Aloe B&B, so take a virtual stroll!

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written January 22, 2011
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  • Reviews: 2

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Camps Bay Mansion: Camps Bay a South African gem

Hi there.

I would suggest you try to book accomodation in one of the more affluent area's in Cape Town. The Atlantic seaboard is within close proximaty to where you need to be but you will definitely need to hire a car to get around as public transport can be unsafe and unreliable. The beaches in this area are not to be missed and you should make a point to visit, Clifton as well as Camps bay beach. I used a great company called Holiday Rentals in Cape Town. They managed to find me an awesome apartment. Their URL is www.rentalsincapetown.com/campsbay.htm
Best of luck and enjoy your stay.

Luxurious decor and state of the art appliances. All the modern conviniences you could every wish for.
Breath taking views of the sea.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Luxury Travel, Beaches
  • Written July 27, 2010
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  • Reviews: 17

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The PortsWood: Great hotel, great location

Great hotel and good service, but probably to expensive if I not paied by my employer during a conference.

Small pool
Great restaurant
Small business center
The hotel is located at the V&A Waterfront and that area is regarded at quite safe
Close to shopping, restaurants, safari operators, tourist information centers and attractions at V&A Waterfront.
Walking distance to Robbin Island teminal.
Walking distance to downtown Cape Town

  • Opinion of Price: most expensive
  • Related to: Business Travel
  • Written June 5, 2010

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Simon's Town Quayside Hotel: Simon's Town Quayside Hotel

Simon's Town Quayside Hotel is set on the water's edge of Simon's Town yacht basin with breathtaking views over False Bay and the majestic Simon's Kloof mountains. Situated at the heart of the Cape Point Route, this superior four star hotel and conference centre offers a unique accommodation, conferencing, shopping and dining experience for business and leisure travelers alike.

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  • Written May 1, 2010
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Clara Anna Fontein: Clara Anna Fontein

Clara Anna Fontein is a private game reserve and country lodge in the Durbanville wine valley, only 20 minutes from Cape Town city centre. The luxury tented safari camp and Bush Deli is situated in a poplar forest. The venue is perfect for corporate functions, conferences and
team building. Clara Anna Fontein is also a regular location for local and international
film shoots.
Become one with nature and experience Cape Town’s only luxury tented camp. The 18 tents are unique in that they all have en-suite bathrooms and are situated in a poplar forest, in the game camp. The bush breakfasts make it a “corporate must” for companies. Very often eland and wildebeest come to drink water at the stream flowing in front of the tents. The Tent Camp is ideal for hosting birthday and other parties combined with sleepover and breakfast.
Cottages
Four cottages with 10 luxury en-suite rooms in total, offer spectacular views over the dam and vineyards. Self-catering or fully inclusive packages available. This must be the best kept secret in Cape Town with Zebra's and wildebeest as your neighbours and peace your soulmate.

Feeling that you are out in the wide open space, yet you are still close to the city

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written April 21, 2010
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