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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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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last month, I stayed for 5 nights in Alta Bay guesthouse. It is a lovely place, set in a tranquil garden with a great view over the city centre and the bay. The room was large and very clean and especially the service was great. Bruno was very friendly, helpful and flexible, always trying to optimize the comfort of my... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with friends at Alta Bay for 4 nights. It is made up of 1 main Tuscan house and 2 extra buildings to form one large property on many different levels. On arrival, we were welcomed by the manager Bruno. He gave us a detailed tour of the property. He also helped us carry our suitcases down the many... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfectly located in the Higgovale area you will be in the best Cape Town area. From this place you can reach easily and quickly the city center, the table mountain, the Waterfront, clifton, We did spend few days in this luxury "Toscane" guesthouse and we enjoyed the Bay Suite with a 180° view on the city, the bay of Cape... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely family run hotel, only four or five rooms so I think maybe that's why it isn't ranked higher. It is very very good! The location is tremendous, in the gardens area and you won't get much closer to Table Mountain, only one more street behind this one and the mountain towers above you. The cable car... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stephan and Beulah Cogels made us very welcome. We only had a few days and Stephan was very helpful in suggesting the highlights to do and see, and lent us a map for walking up Table Mountain, (very steep, not for the unfit and faint-hearted ). The accommodation was very comfortable, private and just what we needed, quiet, non-smoking, safe.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning little guestbhouse wich exceeded my expectations. This is a beautiful guest house tucked in a quiet street of Cape Town just below Table Montain but within reach of the city centre by taxi. The room was very tasteffully decorated in modern style and equipped with all 5* amenities needed for a confortable stay. The whole property was beautifully... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed there for 3 nights in Oct, en route back home from Kwa Zulu Natal. There is absolutely nothing I could think of to fault Alta Bay. The guest house itself is lovely with great amenities and a cute outside plunge pool area with sun loungers. Everything was wonderful. The room we had was very large,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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 November 13, 2014

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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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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Also Known As:
Alta Bay Cape Town, South Africa
Alta Bay Hotel Cape Town
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central

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