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Villa Surprise

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Overall this place is lovely. The owner and staff are really nice and the breakfast was great. I would love to give this place a better rating but the Africa room which we stayed in could do with an update.

Thank Clairerenwick
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Convenient location,walkable to the restaurants but steep climb back up steps. Nice room with view we had Italian room with Balcony with view over the Apostles and towards the sea. Good breakfast buffet, nice being able to sit outside in the garden to have it. Friendly helpful manager. Reasonable price for Camps bay, very safe area to stay.

1Thank CGSFormby
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thanks guys for taking the time to write a review. Lovely to hear your feedback and looking forward to your comeback! :-) All the best and warm regards, Linzi

Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Villa Surprise is very conveniently located for the nearby bars and restaurants, our seaside themed room was lovely, with a private balcony to watch the sunset. Very fresh light and airy place to relax. Friendly, helpful staff and good breakfasts.

Thank Alison G
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you Alison. Always a pleasure. It's the little surprises that make the difference, hey? Come back soon. :-)

New Romney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is a lovely place to chill out in Camps Bay. The location is up the hill a short walk from the bustling sea front. There is parking in front of the villa and there is a warm welcome from Linzi who will show you you your lovely comfy room. We had a fantastic space with a conservatory seating area....

Thank hungryman47
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I stayed there 2 nights before going to my friend's wedding in Stellenbosch. I got the king suite for myself which was far to big but would have been perfect for a romantic getaway. The property is really well designed and has a great atmosphere. Loved their breafkfast. Linzi the manager is really friendly and so is all the staff....

Thank Benoit J
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 February 2016

- The location is very good, just 5 mins walk to the beach/promenade. Just mind the approx. 70 steps! The street itself is very quiet. - Moroccan Room: African style, very big and spacious, bathroom has even 2 sinks. You are just next to the garden. - Beach Room: On the upper floor with sea view. Maritime style. Very friendly...

Thank Christine P
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Glad you made it home safe and sound. I do always appreciate an objective report back from guests as I never view it as criticisms as such, rather positive feedback in order to provide the best possible service to our guests. Without your input, this would not be possible. Thanks so much. We have taken your comments on board. Please...

Stenungsund, Sweden
Reviewed 22 February 2016

For anyone tired of big fancy hotels with oversized, overdesigned, flashy receptions and crappy rooms; this is the total opposite to a much better price. Small friendly staff and reception w great rooms. Every room different. When a room was empty, door was left open (intentionally or not - I dont know) so You could take a peek and I...

Thank Peter G
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for such an awesome review and for taking the time to write it. Very informative and helpful to anyone else thinking of booking with us. It would be lovely to have you stay with us again sometime soon in the future. There is a rom here with your name on it. :-) Wishing you safe and happy...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We stayed in Villa Surprise for two weeks at the end of January and beginning of February. The staff were fantastic, and Linzi was so helpful before and during our stay. We hired a car and booked days and trips out, all of which Linzi organised for us. The room was spotless, breakfast superb, and location perfect. The beach and...

Thank L Y
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of January. It was a last minute decision which is always a little risky but this was a great success. A superb setting 10 minutes from the beach, lovely quirky room and very efficient friendly staff. Linzi was brilliant, sorting out an issue we had on the price of a trip...

Thank john c
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Hi John! Thank you for your lovely review. Always appreciated. But most of all you were superb guests to have and good to start a 2-way review system so that other establishments have the opportunity to see what guests walk through their doors. I would recommend any establishment to keep theirs wide open for you. :-) Safe and happy travels...

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed 3 nights in Cape Town with my wife at Villa Surprise. Staying in Camps Bay was definitely the right decision and Villa Surprise was a very comfortable and charming place to stay. Great value! Linzi really helped insure that the time we spent in Cape Town was terrific. She set up horseback riding for us on the beach...

1Thank Paul D
Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Hi Mr. & Mrs. D...! I'm so pleased your honeymoon was a romantic and fun filled one. You certainly packed as much in as possible! Wishing you both a wonderful and happy journey together. Come back again for your 1st anniversary.... We will have some more nice surprises lined up for you... :-) Warm regards, Linzi

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A guesthouse with dazzling views of both Table Mountain and Lion's Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Surprise

Address: 21 First-Crescent, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: €61 - €144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Surprise 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Each room is unique with varying views, check out the options and ask for your preference.”
, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
LifeZoetermeer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has amazing ocean views and terraces. First floor design is so authentic that totally compensate the lack of terrace”
Olga_Rudy, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Italian or King room with balcony”
CGSFormby, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Third room on top floor has private balcony, the other two shares. Kings Suite have a slight hum fr the AC-units attached to its outer wall”
X6964QQpeterg, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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