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Review of Apostle at Funkey

Stunning large 2 en suite bedroom villa with incredible views
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Stunning large 2 en suite bedroom villa with incredible views
The second bathroom
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Camps Bay, Western Cape

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Allard L
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
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“Excellent and Clean”
Reviewed 16 May 2014 for a stay in March 2013

Superb location. Great views of the ocean and Mountains. Within walking distance of the Camps Bay strip with all the restaurants and stores. Upscale suburb of Cape Town. Very comfortable and very clean. Owners are extremely friendly and will help you with anything you need. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Location and upscale accommodations.
Liked least: Going home after a fantastic 3 week stay.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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Andre V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Great stay, beautiful apartment and fantastic hosts”
Reviewed 16 May 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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We stayed at the villa for about 10 days with our baby and toddler.. The villa is situated in a great spot in Camps Bay, close to the beach, restaurants and a little supermarket.
The view is amazing, the apartment is very clean and well equipped and the hosts are friendly and helpful. I can't think of anything negative and would recommend this place to travellers with young children.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Francois...
Zurich
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Charming and relaxing!”
Reviewed 15 May 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Once again we had a wonderful time at the Apostle, Camps Bay. Since our last visit in 2013, the place has been extended with a large terrace with an amazing view on the Atlantic Ocean and the Lion's Head. Apostle is perfect for a relaxing stay for a couple or family. The friendly Funkey family lives next door and is extremely responsive to any request a guest may have.
Great place!

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Marita v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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“Spotlessly clean, comfortable and spacious”
Reviewed 2 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013

We had a really wonderful stay at Apostle and it was very comfortable for a famiily with two young boys. The apartment is cleaned daily and the service is generally great - was so nice to arrive and find the fridge stocked with milk, juice and snacks for the kids, and wine for us. We would definitely recommend this apartment.

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Liked best: the view and the spacious bedroom
Liked least: the aircon in the main bedroom does not work, and the replacement unit was very noisy
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2012 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: Service and friendlyness - not to mention the location
Liked least: CT wind :-) no fault of Adrian and co!!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DiLoa
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Dream place to stay”
Reviewed 18 December 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Overlooking the sea at Camps Bay at the front with view of Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles behind.
Lot's of nice touches, like lots of fluffy towels, complementary wine, daily maid service and even a picnic rucksack - great for filling up with cheese etc and a bottle of wine for taking up Table Mountain
We stayed before in the other apartment at this property - Adriatic - for Diane's 40th birthday - and that was just as good. Looking forward to returning for my 50th birthday treat
Peter and Diane Loader

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Liked best: the views from the apartment
Liked least: the Cape Doctor blew well when we were there - nothing to do with the accommodation though!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Mimilepie...
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Saved us in Camps Bay!”
Reviewed 25 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

After booking in to a horrible apartment in Camps Bay our lovely travel agent moved us to Apostle at Funkey - Camps Bay. She knew and trusted the owners and apartment - and was absolutely right. The owners are so hospitable and a wonderful example of South African hospitality.

The photo's on their website do not do the apartment justice - it has lovely views, is extremely comfortable and has every amenity required, and the hidden beaches just nearby are a delight. It was close enough to walk to the main strip of Camps Bay and the main beach but was not affected by traffic noise (Camps Bay has a high traffic thoroughfare)

Lovely clean pool. Views of the 12 apostles at night was just spectacular. Hospitality was wonderful. Staff looked after us and the apartment beautifully. We can't speak highly enough of this place.

(plus for those looking for a place for a small group you can book Adriatic next door and have both to enjoy. Perfect.)

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Liked best: Every little detail is thought of - plus it is close enough to Camps Bay but away from the business and noise.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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