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Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we were very impressed with our apartment 201 and especially the view over camps bay. Although the reception is in the underground garage and a bit of a hassle to get to the staff were very helpful. The wifi is not good from the apartment but we bought vouchers (not expensive) and was then perfect, better than sitting in the... More 

Thank northumbrian2015
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two bed apartment, with views to table mountain and lion head, easy access to main dining, shopping area. The apartment was two floors (one master ensuite downstairs , plus guest powder room and another king bed plus bathroom Upstairs) and was quite lux! We slept well and felt like a local They did come by and clean... More 

Thank OJ07
Alberton, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To make it short I can confirm the lack of service and attention at that place. I had the same experience with the reception. To stay and sleep there was not vet pleasant especially if you look what they charge. - Duvets are upside down - cleaning cloth lays for the whole duration on the lounges chair ( no wonder... More 

Thank Rainer S
Donegal, Ireland
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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night and had a pretty badly serviced experience. The reception closes at 6 and as our flight got in after this we had to find the caretaker to get keys. There is no wifi in the room. You can pay (expensively) for some But it was not working so we had an unpleasant 30 mins... More 

Thank claire d
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicely tucked up the hillside away from hustle and bustle. We has one bedroom luxury apartment on ground floor which meant we had our own outdoor space to sit down and soak of the sun on the shared lawn with a small private patio. Apartment was very comfy and decorated well. The bed was incredibly comfy. Good secure parking. Only... More 

Thank ElmiraG15
Staines, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A luxury appartment with sea views and a couple of minutes from Camps Bay via taxi ( uber 3 rand and from sea front 5) 30 minute walk at an easy pace, which makes it an ideal quiet location. The appartment was fully equiped, pots, pans, coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer. Both bedrooms were en suite with a... More 

Thank dav3com
Gold Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited these apartments a week ago during our trip to Cape Town. The rooms are very stylishly appointed and we were treated to a corner loft with an abundance of space. The reception was very disappointing, looked quite dodgy in the car park. Quite a contrast to the rest of the building. It took us at least 10min to... More 

Thank shaznoir
Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location. The room was very clean and spacious with a fantastic view. The staff were helpful. It was perfect. My only concern is that you can only find free wifi in the reception which sucks .. But overall i would highly recommend the place , it was one of the best places i've stayed at.

Thank raneemmrk
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Excellent location all with sea view. About 10-15 mins from Cape Town. Modern in style with facilities to match. Great base to see sights of Cape Town and beyond. Clean and helpful reception staff. Wifi in reception area only which was the only disappointment.

Thank Malloy2016
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Overall this a quite upscale condominium , with self catering apartments. The view of Camps Bay is magnificent, and the location is very convenient for either traveling into the city or the waterfront, or for going south towards the cape. Also close to Table Mountain, or Signal hill. Maintenance of the apartment is good, and the overall feeling is of... More 

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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 

Additional Information about The Crystal

Address: 35 Medburn Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $213 - $405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crystal 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“I would recommend rooms 201 202 301 302”
 of 5 bubbles northumbrian2015, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a 2 bedroom luxury appartment so cost is slightly higher than mid range.”
 of 5 bubbles dav3com, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All apartments have sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Malloy2016, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't go there if you need to do any internet or emails - system is too slow”
 of 5 bubbles deborahtT1109DZ, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor mean easy access to the Pools, those higher up are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Join8, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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