We stayed at The Crystal for 11 nights with our 2 sons aged 21 and 16. It was easy to find in our hire care from the airport. Don't be put off by the entrance which is via the indoor car parking area. We arrived late at night and were all wowed as we were shown the apartment. The biggest wow factor was when we opened the curtains the following morning though-as the view of Camps Bay is amazing. Apartments are very modern and clean with everything you need for your home comforts. The boys made use of the hotel bike hire facility too.
Only big downside for us was the lack of free wi fi- in this day and age it should really be part of the deal. Also the pools were freezing despite us being told they were heated.
The sea front restaurants are in walking distance but probably best to have a car in the evening. Try Blues restaurant for exquisite food and excellent service.
We'd also recommend an overnight safari at inverdoorn lodge (transport can be arranged by inverdoorn to collect you from your hotel).
There is no communal area, lounge or bar so The Crystal perhaps isn't the place to socialise and meet people but if you want a cool and comfortable base to experience the delights of camps bay I d
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Panoramic views of the Atlantic and spectacular sunsets are the order at The Crystal, architecturally stunning apartments in one of the world's premier scenic settings. With easy access in and out of Camps Bay, these luxurious, fully serviced apartments afford a choice of outstanding accommodation from modern studio and two-bedroom apartments through to captivating loft and three bedroom apartments, all well-appointed and designed for the ultimate in comfort and style. Two swimming pools on an expansive terrace provide refreshing dips and sun-soaked relaxation while contemplating the delights of splendid ocean views. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Crystal Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa