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):
- Between the cool Atlantic Ocean and the iconic Table Mountain, lie The Crystal Apartments. From modern and luxurious studio and two bedroom apartments through to the flagship loft and three bedroom loft apartment, The Crystal is a place that solo travellers as well as families have called home over the years. Two swimming pools located on the terrace offer sweeping views over the Atlantic Ocean and the perfect place to relax after an adventure filled day in the Mother City. The easy access in and out of Camps Bay makes The Crystal a sought after location for our guests from across the globe. While hidden from view, the basement area is now home to some of the worlds most iconic sports cars that form the Crystal Car Club. Take a walk downstairs and revel in the pure performance and aesthetics of these supercars. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Crystal Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa