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Alta Bay

4.0 of 5 12 Invermark Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Somerset West, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While waiting for our room (we arrived early) we were made at home - offered Expresso and chatted to the charming owner Stephan. Somehow we were upgraded and stayed in the Loft overlooking the city and the sea. The gardens are lush and the whole place is a tranquil spot. Very lovely walk to Kloof Street. Be aware this is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent five nights in this charming and welcoming guesthouse (October 14-19, 2014). Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain (25 minute walk to the cable car) and surrounded by greenery, Alta Bay's rooms are clean and atmospheric. Staff is always available to answer any questions and help you to have a fabulous stay (Stefan even took me to the... More

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Chicago Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience of Africa and it couldn't have got off to a better start. We stayed at Alta Bay with our 2 adult sons last week and had a wonderful experience. A truly warm welcome from Beulah awaited us and to our surprise, we were upgraded to the wonderful Bay Suite. This room was fabulous. The views... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spotlessly clean, quiet, luxurious room overlooking plenty of greenery and a lovely view the sea. It was so peaceful and I could not believe it was only an 8 minute drive into the hustle and bustle of Cape Town and a 5 minute drive to Table Mountain. The owners were so welcoming and recommended places to see and even recommended... More

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Puyallup, Washington
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We spent four days here in one of the garden rooms. I believe there are only five different rooms total. Alta Bay is in a residential neighborhood at the base of Table Mountain and it is stunning. We were greeted by the super friendly and kind manager of the property (I cannot recall his name! dang!) who happily helped us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Husband and I had a GREAT time here - nestled right on the edge of Table Mountain, it was incredibly tranquil and peaceful. Nor was it difficult at all to get into town to see the sights or go to pubs/bars. The owners and staff were also really helpful. Very recommended!

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

...Although our personal home has less greenery :) Lovely place, spacious room, quiet (I have no idea what happened to the person who complained about noise, maybe it depends on the other guests). we felt relaxed, safe & secure. A genuine home away from home feeling. Stephan and Beulah are the friendlies hosts one can expect, and so is Bruno,... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

4 nights in Cape Town allowed us to spend time at this outstanding guest house - just 4 rooms of which 2 are exceptionally spacious. So our group of 6 consumed 3 of the rooms and we felt like it was 'home'. Bruno (manager) and Beulah (hostess) took great care of us in arranging our 3 days of site-seeing around... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Cape Town was the beginning of our honeymoon trip along the Garden Route. Alta Bay was the perfect choice (and a great referral) to start off our journey . What a great place! Beautifully positioned in lush, tranquil and peaceful surroundings, friendly staff and a great room (we booked the Bay Suite) which has spectacular views. Our room was very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I don't know how this bed and breakfast guesthouse managed to receive mostly excellent reviews. The limited outdoor areas certainly have greenery & a {typically} fine view of Table Mtn. The proprietor's personal assistant/groundskeeper/guest relations spokesman from Lilongwe {Malawi}- was the only personel plus of my stay. Within a couple hours of checking in to my "spacious suite" named Bay... More

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Hypokuus, Owner at Alta Bay, responded to this review

Although your review is very damaging to us, I don’t blame you because you seemed to be in a psychologically unstable condition. In fact, I truly believe that some-one with your condition should not be travelling alone since your behaviour could cause people to physically harm you. Be that as it may, one merely has to look at pictures of... More

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Address: 12 Invermark Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alta Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Alta Bay Cape Town, South Africa
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