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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have been to various places in Cape Town but none can beat the scenic views of The Crystal. The cars down the garage are envious. the rooms very spacious and clean. the amenities all on point. There is need to consider scrapping off that ZAR 50.00 WiFi fee though. Will certainly visit again

Thank Likhwa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment. Both rooms were ensuite and there was plenty of room for the three of us. Apartment had all the mod cons - washer, dryer, dishwasher etc etc but we didn't use them as we ate out. The location is great - the views from the apartment are superb. Yes it is...

Thank Sue S
Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Crystal apartments are comfortable, modern, spacious and I recommend this to any businessperson wanting all these things plus a great view. Sunsets are stunning! The self catering facility suits me so that I can make my own meals in my own time.

Thank margaretr0sea
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money with two bedroom apartments and enough space (kitchen, tv room, patio on 1st floor) with 2nd and 3rd floor apartments with balcony all with sea view. Also have access to The Bay hotel on the beach for the duration of your stay. Only frustration is if you want to make own food not having enough utensils....

Thank DyzellSA
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in a lovely two bedroom apartment. Both rooms had nice big bathrooms and comfortable beds. There was a big lounge/kitchen area with a washer/drier. We had a big balcony with a nice view of the sea and mountains. There were other apartments with really spectacular views. There is a nice infinity pool. The apartment was tidied...

Thank Judith N
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with my Fiancee for 5 days recently. We checked in late and used the electronic check in via a letter given to us by the security guard as there is no reception after a certain hour. We were allocated a parking spot for our rental car which was nice. We had a studio apartment, which was a good...

Thank Roastie82
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We booked this through Trailfinders. Great place with lovely spacious rooms (an appartment really with lounge open-dining kitchen area. Huge bed, big ensuite bathroom & a separate guest toilet. The staff were friendly & helpful. You have you own balcony with stunning views of Camps Bay & Lions Head mountain. There's also a lovely infinity pool. Downsides - the Wifi...

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Just the right tonic after a hard days work.. Ideal to come home to after work or even as a greta holiday venue. Close to all the major attractions and always against the tradfiic, the accomodation is luxurious and spacious. Really special and affordable.

Thank Alberto D
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stayed at The Crystal Apartments in Camps Bay, Cape Town. The apartment is well appointed and conveniently located close to beaches and restaurants. We absolutely loved the fantastic view. I could sit on that veranda for a week and not get tired of the view. I would recommend that you use a taxi once you have parked your car in...

Thank Liketravelling001
Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 November 2016

we were very impressed with our apartment 201 and especially the view over camps bay. Although the reception is in the underground garage and a bit of a hassle to get to the staff were very helpful. The wifi is not good from the apartment but we bought vouchers (not expensive) and was then perfect, better than sitting in the...

Thank northumbrian2015

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Panoramic views of the Atlantic and spectacular sunsets are the order at The Crystal, architecturally stunning apartments in one of the world's premier scenic settings. With easy access in and out of Camps Bay, these luxurious, fully serviced apartments afford a choice of outstanding accommodation from modern studio and two-bedroom apartments through to captivating loft and three bedroom apartments, all well-appointed and designed for the ultimate in comfort and style. Two swimming pools on an expansive terrace provide refreshing dips and sun-soaked relaxation while contemplating the delights of splendid ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crystal

Address: 35 Medburn Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $145 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crystal 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“I would recommend rooms 201 202 301 302”
northumbrian2015, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a 2 bedroom luxury appartment so cost is slightly higher than mid range.”
dav3com, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All apartments have sea view.”
Malloy2016, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't go there if you need to do any internet or emails - system is too slow”
deborahtT1109DZ, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor mean easy access to the Pools, those higher up are quieter”
Join8, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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