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    Alta Bay

    12 Invermark Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Excellent85%
    • Very good13%
    • Average1%
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    “bay suite” (23 reviews)
    “garden room” (12 reviews)
    “guest house” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
    Free Parking
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 281 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Small hotel in lovely area, nestled under the mountain with gorgeous views, we had a room with terrace overlooking cape town. Stefan was very friendly & helpful with anything we needed. Good value for money.

    Thank John B
    Reviewed 20 November 2017

    Alta Bay is a beautiful guest house within the heart of one of the most beautiful areas in Cape Town. Hosts are delightful and are very good at ensuring that you are enjoying your stay and are always contactable should you need anything. Even as...More

    Thank Nicholas L
    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    Very nice hotel situated in a very silent and relaxed location of Cape Town (we arrived there after having spent 10 days on Long Street so that was quite a different mood!). The owners are great and there to help as well as provide good...More

    Thank Laurent F
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Alta Bay is a lovely guest house in a lovely city. we stayed in the Loft which was extremely comfortable. the hosting was relaxed and informal. All in all we had a calm and refreshing break here and would recommend it to other guests.

    Thank Menkesa
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    I stayed here for a one week at the end of August 2017. In the middle of my stay, I was given (free of charge :) ) the better room with a beautiful view of the Cape Town city and Lion's Head Mountain. Each room...More

    Thank Andrey_M_1971
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$126 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #13 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #20 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #25 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #35 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Cape Town Central
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    • Alta Bay Cape Town, South Africa ,
    • Alta Bay Hotel Cape Town
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    Dusayshia N
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from Lara K | Reviewed this property |
    it depends on the time of the day, day of the week, traffic. With no traffic half hour is a good estimate. Usually is not more than on hour.
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    "Bay view suite is large with great views of waterfront."
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