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 plot is treehouse like, the cottages are connected by wooden plank and cement stairs and surrounded by huge trees and beautiful plants.
There are numerous DVDs to watch and all national phone calls are for free.
The hosts are exceptionally friendly, accommodating and professional. The staff is very friendly and accommodating as well.
The loft has a wooden plank terrace with a table and chairs to eat outside and a big bench to hang out. It is private and very quiet.
The car can be parked in the road outside within the view of a security camera.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Alta Bay Cape Town, South Africa
- Alta Bay Hotel Cape Town