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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Villa
Villa Penelope provides guests with state of the art luxury living, in fully serviced self catering accommodation. It is owner managed and therefore no expense is spared in ensuring spotless maintenance. It provides guest with the ultimate beach holiday but with the added tourism experience that Cape Town has become famous for. Enjoy relaxing afternoons around the sparkling pool set in a beautiful and flowing entertainment decks with Atlantic Ocean as a back drop. The views from Villa Penelope are absolutely stunning and it is close to the number 1 Restaurant in Camps Bay, called the Hussar Grill. The owners live on an adjoining apartment and are available to assist with any guest requirements.
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We do not allow the villa to be used for parties,
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Nada F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
Interaction with guests
The property manager lives in an adjoining apartment and is on site to attend to any guest requirements
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Reviews (17)
Marcia B
Marcia B
Chicago, IL23 contributions
We had a wonderful stay - The house is beautiful- comfortable with views from every room- the decks offer you the most amazing sunsets- We dined all of the time outside with a stunning view of the ocean and the mountains. Zoe is great- she is a bonus and takes great care of everything- you really feel pampered. The pool was cold- but very clean and well cared for. Full kitchen and the bathrooms are great. Nada and Jean were so helpful- even shopped for us so that we would have wine, cheese etc.. upon our arrival- and they also provided complimentary wine and snacks as a gift. Thank you again for making our time in Camps Bay so wonderful
Visited April 2015 Traveled with family
Written April 11, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Stefan U
Stefan U
Munich, Germany1 contribution
Im März 2015 war ich mit einem Freund in dem Haus für eine Woche zu gast. Vom ersten Kontakt mit Adrian bis zum Auszug am letzten Tag hatten wir eine super Betreuung und einen fantastischen Aufenthalt in diesem wirklich tollen Haus. Als wir etwas früher ankamen, war dies kein Problem und konnten uns noch so überzeugen, wie sauber und mit liebe zum Detail dieses Haus für uns vorbereitet wurde. Jeden Morgen kam das Hausmädchen Zoe, welche für das Haus jeden Tag wieder blitz blank putzte und auch sonst immer hilfsbereit war. Die Lage ist super - 5 - 10 Minuten nach Kapstadt City und zum Strand auch nur ein Katzensprung. Camps Bay ist ohnehin ein toller Ausgangspunkt um von dort die Gegend zu erkunden. Wir spielten Golf und bekamen von unserem Vermieter, welcher im Erdgeschoss die Wohnung bewohnt, tolle Tipps dazu. Alles in allem hatten wir einen spitzen Aufenthalt in Penelope 4b und werden auf jeden Fall wieder dort hin fahren und können es nur jedem empfehlen der mal wohnen möchte wie "die bessere Hälfte" so wohnt.
Visited March 2015 Traveled with friends
Written March 25, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Feb2015Ann
Feb2015Ann
Manchester, United Kingdom1 contribution
Four of us stayed in this well presented and attractive villa and enjoyed relaxing on the large patio areas looking out over the bay. The villa is serviced daily to a high standard by Zoe. The owners were most helpful both on arrival and through the week. The villa is well equipped and comfortable. It is 25 minute walk into the main restaurant area of Camps Bay but we would walk down in the evening and take a taxi back.
Visited February 2015 Traveled with friends
Written February 23, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

michael o
michael o
Deal, United Kingdom15 contributions
I have to tell you about the fantastic stay myself and three friends had at this family owned villa , it is high up the side of the mountain with breath taking views of the sea and the evening sky , it is in very good condition with everything you could possibly need for your stay in camps bay , the outside areas are large with a good size pool and you can walk down to camps bay in about a quarter of an hour and it is cheap to get a taxi back up after a meal out. Adrian and the rest of the family are very friendly and will go the extra distance in terms of customer care and helping you get the best out of your time in cape town. I also have to mention the brilliant maid service provided by Zoe she comes in daily and will take care of everything you may need done. also if you need a driver with a minibus ask Adrian to put you in touch with Terry who has lived in Cape town for a long time and will be happy to take you on wine land trips or to game reserves or any of the brilliant golf courses in the area, he is 100% reliable and is full of information, do not hesitate to book this villa or any of the other properties owned by the family. Mike. Ormston.
Visited January 2015
Written February 17, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Bertrand G
Bertrand G
2 contributions
Nous étions 8 ,trois générations 62 a 4 ans , un premier voyage en Afrique du Sud Villa Pénélope PARFAIT Accueil Piscine Confort une vue exceptionnelle un calme et la gentillesse de Zoé chargée de l'entretien, les chambres sont vastes ( excellente literie) les salles de bains lumineuses, les terrasses bien exposées avec vue mer. Proximité de Camps Bay au pied de Table Montain un quart d'heure du Cap Magasin pour les courses à 5mn Excellente situation nous vous recommandons Villa Pénélope sans réserve En un mot PARFAIT
Visited December 2014
Written December 28, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

PeteTheSwede
PeteTheSwede
Maidenhead, United Kingdom4 contributions
Villa Penelope is a nice, large 4 bed villa a fair way up the hill in Camps Bay. It is in a nice location at the end of a no through road butting up against the vegetation. It is comfortable and well equipped, and offered plenty of space for a group of 4 adults with two babies. The view over Camps bay is lovely, particularly at sunset. It must be said, however, that some parts of the interior of the property could do with a refresh, particularly the kitchen. This is a nice villa. Think 1980's Miami Vice, but is (and definitely has the feel of) a holiday rental property. Quite a lot of the interior looked like it hadn't been updated for many years (think old faded pictures on the wall, some equipment that didn't work). I don't want to be too harsh on the place (it still gets 4 stars)- but we didn't really get much of a sense of luxury about the place and that was disappointing. Not having experience of other rentals in Camps Bay it's hard to say whether this was standard for the money in the area, but we had just come from a significantly cheaper place in Knysna (which I imagine would be cheaper) but which was in a different league and this probably tainted our view. Experience with the owner was good, payment, deposit etc all easy, and having Zoe the housekeeper come in every day was a nice treat. Note that the landlord/landlords parents live in a small apartment below the main villa. They were very nice although they did let themselves in to use the oven one day while we were out (they told us), which I thought was a little odd. House is close to Hussar Grill restaurant which was great.
Visited May 2014
Written May 27, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

annettejshaw
annettejshaw
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
This was our first time to South Africa and we loved every minute of it. The villa is large spacious and very well equipped. The views from the villa are amazing especially the sunsets. We had everything we needed and Zoe the house maid was so lovely she couldn't do enough for us. The owners Jed & Jean were lovely and very helpful with places to go and visit. We will definitely be back!!! :)
Visited March 2014 Traveled as a couple
Written April 4, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Lisa C
Lisa C
Brisbane, Australia4 contributions
Villa Penelope was exactly what the pictures looked like - if not better. Other than the location being fantastic, the house was big enough to accommodate a large group and still have our own privacy. The house was incredibly clean and the staff that came in each day were friendly and thorough. The house catered for everything that you might need, from a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge and even a pool room - makes for a wonderful stay for any age group. Close to restaurants and the main street along the beach, but the sunsets from the house are truly beautiful.
Visited December 2013 Traveled with family
Written February 12, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

PellevanHall
PellevanHall
Basel, Switzerland38 contributions
We had a wonderful 5 nights in this beautiful villa. The views are spectacular and the place is very private. One the left of the villa is just nature and no neighbour can look into the garden or pool area so its completely private. The place was serviced everyday and even the laundry will be done for you (don't forget to give Zoe, the housekeeper, a good tip). Three large bedrooms and one smaller one. Two full-size bathrooms and an extra shower room with toilet on the ground floor.
Visited November 2013
Written December 3, 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

nad1953
nad1953
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom5 contributions
Just returned from a great holiday in Camps Bay where we stayed at Villa Penelope at Funkey. The villa is fantastic, spotlessly clean and spacious in the extreme. The views from all rooms in the villa are breathtaking and the facilities are first class in all departments. The owners who live adjacent to the main villa were absolutely superb and went out of their way to make our stay as perfect as it was. We would love to return to the property again possibly in an extended family group
Visited October 2013 Traveled as a couple
Written October 31, 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Internet Access
Business Travel
Hot Tub
Kettle
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
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About the neighborhood
Camps Bay is an incredible holiday destination, it is blessed with stunning beaches, with access to the most incredible hiking trails and other adventure sports. It is also a fantastic base from which holiday makers can access the vast number of different tourist experiences, whether it to experience the wine routes of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek, to the famous V&A Waterfront, the Table Mountain Cable Car amongst many other wonderful outdoor activities for the family to enjoy
Getting around
A car is not essential as Uber is fantastic costing just R25 per trip anywhere in Camps Bay and only a 5 minutes wait. We also have an excellent bus system called the My Citi which gives you access to most parts of Cape Town. We also have many high quality tour guides who can take you on Wine Tours, Shark Cage Diving and also to nearby game reserves.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Penelope at Funkey

Villa Penelope at Funkey is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Villa Penelope at Funkey has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Villa Penelope at Funkey has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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