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“Breathtaking, dream experience at Bikini Manor”

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Condo/Apartment -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gordon's Bay, Western Cape

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Very good - based on 21 reviews
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Venesia H
Bellville, South Africa
1 review
“Breathtaking, dream experience at Bikini Manor”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Booking accomodation online is so riskly, especially to celebrate my 50th birthday in August with my immediate family, but it was a WOW moment when I stepped into the apartment!I actually felt like ‘royalty’! Everything, from the spectacular view to the decor, cleanliness, it all was stupendous!! Not forgetting the staff, especially Victoria, what a darling – fantastic service received.Already planning to go back in September.Well done Niall!!

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Liked best: everything, from view to rooms, linen, fitted kitchen, accessories
Liked least: had to leave
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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greg t
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful apartment and views of false bay, Cape Town.”
Reviewed September 9, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We had a great stay at the Royal apartment (Bikini Beach Manor). Views are spectacular. Apartment has good modern finishes. Access is easy and it is situated in a area with many attractions and activities to do. Would recommend this apartment.

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Liked best: The views and modern finishes.
Liked least: parking
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rehana B
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
“The place was stunning the view amazing and peaceful”
Reviewed July 4, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

I enjoyed my stay it was safe secure, comfortable and peaceful.
I am very happy that I have a place to stay when visiting Cape Town.
Also easy access to shops and the beautiful beach.

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Liked best: The place had a stunning view of the harbour and it very modern and clean
Traveling group: Extended Family
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JT S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Absolutely breath-taking....”
Reviewed May 4, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

2nd visit here and we were upgraded to the Royal Suite. Niall and Vangie are amazing hosts and they are so lucky to have secured one of the best spots in town. The rooms are spacious, luxurious, well designed and very comfortable. Just sit in the pool and admire the gorgeous scenery. We will definitely be back!

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Pink789TJ
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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“Great apartment and fantastic views”
Reviewed April 16, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

We rented out this apartment together with the other 3 as well and really enjoyed our stay. This apartment is huge with a big kitchen and great balcony area. Very social space and comfy sofas. Only down side was the smallest bedroom which had 3 single beds and a toilet and shower in a very small space, it may suit children better than adults. The shared garden, barbecue area and pool are great and the views amazing. Would definitely recommend for a stay in Gordons Bay.

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Liked best: Large apartment, fully equipped, clean
Liked least: Difference in rooms
Traveling group: Friends
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JT S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Stunning accommodation with views to die for!”
Reviewed April 14, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

2nd visit here and we were upgraded to the Royal Suite. Niall and Vangie are amazing hosts and they are so lucky to have secured one of the best spots in town. The rooms are spacious, luxurious, well designed and very comfortable. Just sit in the pool and admire the gorgeous scenery.,

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The fact the owner is a mill wall fan!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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J0ey_13
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“An amazing apartment with stunning views”
Reviewed February 21, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We stayed in the Royal Apartment and had a great weekend. The apartment is fully kitted with everything you'll need and as mentioned the views are absolutely breathtaking!! Special mention must be made to the owner Niall who is really friendly and extremely accommodating. Definitely a place to check out if in the Cape Town area.

Yusuf

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