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Cape View Clifton
Ranked #1 of 2 Clifton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed at Cape View at the end of our visit to South Africa. We love boutique hotels and this was perfect. Staff, location, service and design of the hotel were great. A return visit is a must for us


  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jess L, Owner at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2014

Dear Bernadette,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We thrilled you enjoyed your time with us
and do hope to welcome you back on your next visit to the Mother City.

Regards
Jess Latimer and the Cape View Clifton Team

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Reviewed March 1, 2014

Stayed here with my wife and son and had a fantastic few days whilst touring South Africa.

Situated high up over the bay you have very good views towards Camps Bay which is a few minutes down the hill.

Mitch and his team and lovely Celeste the cook made us very welcome with nothing too much trouble with Mitch conforming bookings in restaurants and ordering cabs at the drop of a hat.

There is a great breakfast selection and a cooked special every day which my son totally loved.

Good restaurants include Paranga, Pot Luck and The Tapas Bar all in Camps Bay

Room Tip: All rooms have sea view we took rooms 2A and 2B ideal for a family as they are next to each other.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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Jess L, Owner at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful and informative review. The team and myself are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We do hope to welcome you back.

Best Wishes
Jess Latimer and The Cape View Clifton Team

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Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed at the Cape View Clifton in February 2014 - I grew up in SA and have visited Cape Town many times; my wife and 10 year old son were joining me for the first time. The best way I can describe this small hotel is that if you truly love travelling, occasionally you will stay at a place that captures your heart and that you think of when you are back in the grind of whatever you do when you are not travelling. CVC is one of these special places. I think the reason that this inn succeeds so spectacularly is that it is not trying to do hundreds of different things adequately. Rather, CVC focuses on a few key things - incredible view, great breakfast, lovely rooms, warm service - and makes them memorable. We would all return in a heartbeat. Thanks to Mitch, Celeste, Jean-Claude, Grant and everyone else on the team for a memorable stay.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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Jess L, Owner at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you for taking the times to write this wonderful review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and it is wonderful to hear that you got the essence of what is essential to us at Cape View Clifton

We do hope to welcome you back soon.

Best Wishes
Jess Latimer and the Cape View Clifton Team

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Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our recent stay at Cape View Clifton was perfect in every way. Service was of a very high level without being intrusive. The room and location perfect. Breakfast was great. Our new home in CapeTown. We will be back!

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Jess L, General Manager at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Dear Michael,
Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for choosing us as your Cape Town home. We look forward to welcoming you back 'home' soon.
Kind regards,
Mitch Terry
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

Before all, a big thanks to Mitch and his team for the excellent service totally in line with the breathtaking view. A 'bravo' for chef Q-Latifah for the morning breakfast surprises and the lovely smile that comes with it ! To the people out there, just book and discover a magnificent view of Clifton/Campsbay, enjoy the sunrise and sunset and groove on the rhythm of the sea, enjoy! Regards, Ben

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jess L, General Manager at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Dear Ben,
Thank you for your fantastic review. Only one problem, Celeste insists on being called Queen Latifah now! We look forward to welcoming you back.
Kind regards,
Mitch

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Reviewed February 3, 2014

A place to give you a good memory . Breakfast is great , the swinning pool view is great and quietness of your room with a espectacular view. location is great and the workers friendly and efficient. helpfull with your request for tickets and good tips for restaurants.You got a feeling of being at home during your stay.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Jess L, General Manager at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2014

Dear Jose,
Thank you for your review and kind words. So pleased to hear that you think of us as a home. Our absolute goal.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Cape View Clifton in the future.
Kind regards,
Mitch
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Reviewed January 18, 2014

The best place to stay in Cape Town. The owner is always available: proximity, kindness, wonderful taste. A cosy place where you feel being at home. The breakfast is breathtaking, all the employees are sweet! Rush and go there as soon as possible

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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Jess L, General Manager at Cape View Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2014

Dear Emma,
Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We pride ourselves on staff friendliness and so pleased to hear that you noted it.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Kind regards,
Mitch
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Additional Information about Cape View Clifton

Address: 232 Kloof Road, Clifton, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay > Clifton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clifton
Price Range: $388 - $1,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cape View Clifton is a centrally located luxury guesthouse. It boasts uninterrupted panoramic views of Clifton, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles. Recently refurbished, each suite is designed to provide privacy and the utmost comfort, optimizing the view and creating an intimate space to be enjoyed by guests. Cape View Clifton offers guests traveling in small groups or with family, two and three bedroom suites. These are created and decorated for a laid back and relaxed stay. All suites have private outdoor balconies overlooking the breathtaking coastline for guests to enjoy, with all the comforts of home in mind. The central pool deck provides a perfect spot for guests to relax, enjoy the Cape summer or a glass of wine and the spectacular sunsets. The tourist attractions of Cape Town are a short drive away and further afield are the renowned Cape Winelands. ... more   less 
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