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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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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not often I can say we'd go back to accommodation on the strength of the pool alone. However, once you've seen and swum in the infinity pool at the Crystal Apartments you'll understand why. With a beautiful view over Camps Bay in front, and table mountain behind, there can't be many better places to relax in and around Cape... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights, upon arrival there was load shedding in Camps Bay, so there was no electricity for 2 hours. There was no one on reception, which is located in the basement garage, so housekeeping showed us to our room. Room was lovely, great view of the bay but very isolated as not close enough to walk safely... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place I would avoid at all costs. Their description is misleading and would not recommend this place to anyone! To begin with, despite security issues in Cape Town, you enter the place through the garage. No security on duty. Register in the basement and go from there. While the one bedroom was nice, there was no phone... More 

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Woking, Surrey
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for five nights in March, as the first part of our two weeks in South Africa. The apartment was everything we needed, and we really enjoyed staying here. It's a great location for Camps Bay, it has brilliant views, and good facilities (pool, parking, washing machine). The apartment was clean and we felt safe here. There was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We spent two really enjoyable weeks here and would certainly return. The apartment was well furnished and serviced daily. I have to agree the cooker hood is in a ridiculous position having walked into twice. We found the staff in the basement really helpful and friendly. The views of the ocean and Camps Bay are excellent and the pool area... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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 March 13, 2015

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 March 10, 2015

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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 February 24, 2015

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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