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The Crystal

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35 Medburn Road, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights at the end of a 3 week trip in Africa. We arrived very late and security were very friendly helping us access the car park and calling the receptionist/host, who had been waiting up for us despite us not confirming our arrival time. The apartment was spotless, well equipped and and comfortable. We woke... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The apartment was finished to a high spec and thoroughly cleaned throughout. The views of Lions Head and Camps Bay from the balcony / swimming pool are the best to be had. The residence is perfect for maturing families and couples.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well equiped, beautiful apartments with stunning views. The entrance through the underground carpark was very unimpressive but the service and apartments made up for it. The road to them is very steep so a hire car or taxi is essential.Camps Bay itself was beautiful, vibrant, very windy and occasionally wet but mostly boiling hot. Altogether an excellent place to stay... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an amazing 2 weeks in South Africa this was a disappointing end to our holiday. We stayed here for 3 nights. Basically you are staying in someones flat - you arrive and reception is hidden away in the basement carpark we couldn't get in every time we got there as the barrier wasn't working, you are allocated a parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in two bed apartment during our honeymoon. It was very spacious and modern. Taxi to camps bay was 50rand, very reasonable. View from apartment and sunset was unforgettable. Good view of table mountain on other side. Would definitely return :)

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The Wirral, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed for one week at these apartments in from 15th Jan. They are very modern and have all conveniences (washing m/c, dishwasher etc), but no wifi and the tv was not the best as it kept going off. Good quality furnishings and decor throughout. Bathroom modern with a rain shower and plenty of hot water. Maid service every day... More 

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Yavatmal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I decided to opt for a self-catering option for my four-day stay at Cape Town, and was recommended The Crystal by my tour operator. And I wasn't disappointed. The girl who checked my wife and I in to our apartment came back later with a bottle of South African sparkling wine as she had been informed by our tour operator... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic views and we had a well decorated and furnished apartment Nice swimming pools but need more chairs You need a car or to use a taxi as it is not really in walking distance Not having wifi in the rooms is frustrating I would recommend this place To stay

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Kent, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A lovely apartment with two bedrooms with ensuites. a good size sitting room and kitchen. The place had fantastic views of the ocean and was close to the restaurants although we did get a taxi at night as we didn't fancy the walk up hill and didn't know how safe we would have been. The staff were very welcoming staff... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed in a studio. The view of the ocean from the room and pool was obstructed by telephone cables. Two lovely pools. The room was great. The highlight was the well equipped and modern finished kitchen. The deck was great but not enough privacy offered from neighbours. Basement parking is provided for guests. There are elevators to apartments of... More 

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