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    The Crystal

    35 Medburn Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
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    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
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    “bay hotel” (19 reviews)
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    Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

    Fantastic views and we had a well decorated and furnished apartment Nice swimming pools but need more chairs You need a car or to use a taxi as it is not really in walking distance Not having wifi in the rooms is frustrating I would...More

    Thank Tracey S
    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    A lovely apartment with two bedrooms with ensuites. a good size sitting room and kitchen. The place had fantastic views of the ocean and was close to the restaurants although we did get a taxi at night as we didn't fancy the walk up hill...More

    Thank Familytimes05
    Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

    We stayed in a studio. The view of the ocean from the room and pool was obstructed by telephone cables. Two lovely pools. The room was great. The highlight was the well equipped and modern finished kitchen. The deck was great but not enough privacy...More

    1  Thank Leila021
    Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

    We have just returned from 2 weeks in a 2 bedroom apartment at the Crystal. The apartment was lovely. It is nicely furnished with all the amenities you need. The view over Camps Bay is stunning! The pool area is nice but could do with...More

    3  Thank Jeremy H
    Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

    My spouse and I stayed at the Crystal for 10 glorious days and found all the amenities to be superb. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment with the most amazing view of the beach and the amazing mountain ranges. The unit and complex is...More

    2  Thank Mercades S
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$86 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Camps Bay
    • Also Known As
    • The Crystal Camps Bay, Cape Town
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    16 April 2017|
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    Response from Alberto D | Reviewed this property |
    It is ok to walk to Cmaps Bay, quite a walk back uphill - depends on your make-up and requirements
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    "I would recommend rooms 201 202 301 302"
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