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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We stayed for one week in the loft. The kitchen is only sparsely equipped. The bathroom is not very clean. The double bed is made out of two mattresses of which the one is slightly hanging and very soft and the other one ok for some nights. The TV is very small. Alta Bay is beautiful, very green. The whole...

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Toronto
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This is a delightful B&B, which is very private, very hospitable and very chic. Stephan and Beulah were lovely and very helpful, and the rooms were spacious and well decorated. Breakfast on the deck or on the terrace was very good, and it was a great place to stay.

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Reviewed 18 March 2013

Alta bay is an exceptional place to stay while experiencing Cape town, the rooms are done with taste and style and is set amongst a an oasis of natural beauty. The hosts are filled with information and ready to accommodate your every need. We stayed for 4 nights and wish we were there for longer. Brian Newsam Montreal Canada

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Dear co-travellers to Cape Town, whenever you might strand in this great location, there's only one address where you will feel right at home...Alta Bay is thé keyword! Runned by a very professional and friendly staff! You will find great comfort and a warm hospitality! You will live a "taylor-made" service of high standards! Well situated. Don't look any further!...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2013

When my family and I arrived at Alta Bay, I was completely exhausted and stressed out. Having a toddler where running around becomes second nature and safety is always first, the first sight of our guesthouse was absolutely beautiful and serene. I looked forward to relax at Alta Bay. And believe me, I did just that. The owners welcomed us...

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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Our stay at Alta Bay was much more than okay; as a matter of fact it was superb!! The owners are very friendly plus up to date with what's hot and happening in Cape Town and not afraid to share it. They helped us to make the most of our stay in CT. Each of the rooms are elegantly decorated...

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2013

I am a regular visitor and guest at Alta Bay and therefore thought it is only right to recommend it to other visitors who are also looking for the perfect spot and accommodation in Cape Town (business or leisure). I recommend it for the following reasons: - lovely, upmarket environment with modern and classic decor and ambience; - rooms are...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Alta Bay for a few nights towards the end of November. The owners were very hospitable: on arrival, Beulah made a significant effort to give me an overview of the area and both she and Stephan were on hand throughout my stay to assist with any queries etc. I stayed in the Garden...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 January 2013

We hade a wonderful stay at Alta Bay. The owners were very helpful with regards to restaurants to visit and new years eve celebration. The room were nice and the area is very quiet and nice. Alta Bay had nice breakfast and relaxing atmosphare.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 16 January 2013

My family and I visited Alta Bay in early January and we were definitely not disappointed by what we found. It was as shown in the pictures. My wife and I had the Bay suite, which has a fantastic view of the Bay and Signal hill while the children were in the nearby Fountain room, which is under a canopy...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alta Bay, located in Higgovale, the most up-market suburb of the City Bowl, is set high on the slopes of Table Mountain, with beautiful views over Table Bay and the City, yet only 3 km away from most of Cape Town's attractions including the Waterfront, beaches and within walking distance (1 km) of Kloof Street with its many restaurants and coffee shops. Surrounded by a lush native garden, Alta Bay combines understated luxury and urban chic with a laid-back and retreat atmosphere. Alta Bay, previously a 5-star boutique hotel has 5 years ago (Oct 2011) been converted into a 4-star self-catering Guest House with 3 large luxury units. Each unit has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchen (or kitchenette), a private outside terrace and offers all the 5-star facilities. This Tuscan house is built on separate levels with a great sense of space and light throughout and is designed in a contemporary style with bespoke furniture handcrafted locally. The Loft (70 m²) and the Bay Suite (42 m²) offer spectacular views of the sea and city while the Garden Room (28 m²) has the benefit of the shaded lush garden. The Loft has a bedroom on the mezzanine floor, a bathroom with bath & shower and a sleeper couch which can accommodate a 3rd adult or 2 children. On arrival, there will be cereals, coffee, tea, bottled water and milk in your room. For guests who want to have breakfast outside, there is a large variety of restaurants and snack bars within walking distance (1 km). We suggest our guests to have their own transport during their stay in Cape Town. Alta Bay is located high on the slopes of Table Mountain. Having their own transport car will give them the flexibility to explore the region. Kloof Street with its' many restaurants is only 1 km away, which is an easy walk downhill. However, to come back is much harder. If driving left is a problem, taxis (including Uber) are easily available. ... more   less 

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Address: 12 Invermark Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $123 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alta Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Also Known As:
Alta Bay Cape Town, South Africa
Alta Bay Hotel Cape Town
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#21 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#36 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Each room different - so do ask the hotel before booking. Bay suite very good”
 of 5 bubbles JonB_SA, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The loft is the best room of the guest house with a bigger bathroom and extra space”
 of 5 bubbles IsakB_13, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The family room is great for relaxing and it's spacious, the smaller room is better for work and getting stuff done”
 of 5 bubbles winstonjohnho, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bay Suite has great natural lighting and an excellent view. The Loft offers more shade.”
 of 5 bubbles BerkeleyBear1990, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet garden room”
 of 5 bubbles junelilydavis, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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