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Alta Bay

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12 Invermark Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #15 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for three nights in March. The guest house is located in Higgovale, at the very top of the "City Bowl" on the slopes of Table Mountain. Despite being very close to the shops and restaurants of Kloof Street and Gardens, the location is very peaceful and quiet. We loved the view and the peaceful deck outside our... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay in this lovely little hotel very much. The location was great and very quiet. You could reach all places of interest in and around Cape Town easily, but stay in a quiet and very green place and relax. Stephan's (the owner's) advice for hiking was also very helpful. And the cat was very nice and sociable,... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alta Bay is located in a quiet residential area at the foot of Table Mountain. The city center and the beaches are easily reachable by car. The lush “jungle –like” garden of this stunning villa is well maintained and exudes an irresistible, discreet and sophisticated charm. At times, Egyptian geese and squirrels entertained us from the high trees. The rooms... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highlights of my stay at Alta Bay: > Excellent location in Oranjezicht: close to town, in a very quiet and safe area - steep drive/walk up Molteno Road though > High quality of infrastructure and amenities > Sufficient level of privacy offered by each room > Very friendly owner and staff I would definitely recommend this property.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B and B is situated high up the mountain in Higgovale with views through the trees to the coast. There was 4 of us travelling needing 2 rooms and both were spacious with comfortable outside space. The mezzanine room had ample space for eating and drinking The pool was mostly in the shade and a bit cool. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got upgraded as soon as we arrived to the hotel. We fell in love with the outdoor shower and only used our own once in a whole week. I can really recommend this hotel although it doesnt serve any foods or coffee! You can make ur own things in your own kitchenett. Erik & Michaela

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for a couple of nights and we loved the place. Located in a quiet district, the house is hidden in the trees. Rooms are situated on a different levels of the garden ( a slope ). Rooms are large and nicely decorated. I could not think of a better place to stay in Cape Town.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is THE place to stay in Cape Town: A beautiful, park like garden with some little romantic houses for a few guest rooms, there is a small pool as well, enough to plunge in in the heat of the day. That quiet and green hideaway is only five minutes from the hustle and bustle of the City Bowl with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay. Elegant and comfortable, well appointed rooms and quiet shady verandas. Somewhere to unwind and relax with a good book and/or a glass of something cold. Much pleasanter than the busy waterfront. Exceptionally friendly and helpful people. Easy access to the mountain and beaches, but you do need a car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My family and I stayed here for five days over Christmas. I would thoroughly recommend Alta Bay. It is quiet, relaxing, clean and comfortable. If you want four star accommodation and are happy to cater for yourself then it is a great place to stay.The staff are very helpful and friendly. As long as you have a car, the location... More 

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