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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 February 2016

- The location is very good, just 5 mins walk to the beach/promenade. Just mind the approx. 70 steps! The street itself is very quiet. - Moroccan Room: African style, very big and spacious, bathroom has even 2 sinks. You are just next to the garden. - Beach Room: On the upper floor with sea view. Maritime style. Very friendly...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Glad you made it home safe and sound. I do always appreciate an objective report back from guests as I never view it as criticisms as such, rather positive feedback in order to provide the best possible service to our guests. Without your input, this would not be possible. Thanks so much. We have taken your comments on board. Please...

Stenungsund, Sweden
Reviewed 23 February 2016

For anyone tired of big fancy hotels with oversized, overdesigned, flashy receptions and crappy rooms; this is the total opposite to a much better price. Small friendly staff and reception w great rooms. Every room different. When a room was empty, door was left open (intentionally or not - I dont know) so You could take a peek and I...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for such an awesome review and for taking the time to write it. Very informative and helpful to anyone else thinking of booking with us. It would be lovely to have you stay with us again sometime soon in the future. There is a rom here with your name on it. :-) Wishing you safe and happy...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We stayed in Villa Surprise for two weeks at the end of January and beginning of February. The staff were fantastic, and Linzi was so helpful before and during our stay. We hired a car and booked days and trips out, all of which Linzi organised for us. The room was spotless, breakfast superb, and location perfect. The beach and...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of January. It was a last minute decision which is always a little risky but this was a great success. A superb setting 10 minutes from the beach, lovely quirky room and very efficient friendly staff. Linzi was brilliant, sorting out an issue we had on the price of a trip...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Hi John! Thank you for your lovely review. Always appreciated. But most of all you were superb guests to have and good to start a 2-way review system so that other establishments have the opportunity to see what guests walk through their doors. I would recommend any establishment to keep theirs wide open for you. :-) Safe and happy travels...

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed 3 nights in Cape Town with my wife at Villa Surprise. Staying in Camps Bay was definitely the right decision and Villa Surprise was a very comfortable and charming place to stay. Great value! Linzi really helped insure that the time we spent in Cape Town was terrific. She set up horseback riding for us on the beach...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Hi Mr. & Mrs. D...! I'm so pleased your honeymoon was a romantic and fun filled one. You certainly packed as much in as possible! Wishing you both a wonderful and happy journey together. Come back again for your 1st anniversary.... We will have some more nice surprises lined up for you... :-) Warm regards, Linzi

Zwijndrecht, Belgium
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Wonderful staff, clean rooms, very peaceful and perfect breakfast. The staff helps you with everything you want to know. You feel as if you are staying with your own family. It was a very pleasant surprise!

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you Mariette for you kind words. It was a pleasure to have your group stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in April. Stay safe and happy. :-) Warm regards, Linzi and the Surprise Team.

East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 17 May 2015

My husband and I stayed in Camps Bay, cape town in May for 2 nights. Villa Surprise was a more affordable option and we picked it based on other reviews we had read...and we are glad we did!! It was so unique in its furnishings and was very clean. The hostess was so nice and was very helpful. We liked...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your wonderful review and for helping us to maintain our standards at the high level expected from us. We would hate to disappoint any future guests! :-) Wishing you safe travels and wonderful adventures along the way. Come back soon! Warm regards, Linzi and the team at Villa Surprise.

Reviewed 28 March 2015

If you are looking to stay in beautiful Camps Bay there is a decided lack of lower cost options. There are no backpackers and the hotels are at the high end. Hence staying at Villa Surprise offered an affordable alternative in a prime location close to the beach etc. The room I stayed in was comfortable and the welcome was...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Richard Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I know what a pain it can be to constantly be badgered with reviews, so the fact that you took the time to do so, speaks volumes and is very much appreciated. Thank you again. I hope to see you back here one of these days....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We've never stayed in a Guest House before, so this was a new adventure, but it turned out to be great. We stayed in the Italian Suite, which I believe is one of the bigger rooms, and has a balcony with superb views of the ocean and the mountains - you can't get much better than that. The room itself...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your very sincere and warm review. You hit the nail on the head and I hope to see you here again soon. Perhaps try a different room next time? Some guests like to experience a different room each time they return and then finally make claim on one which they book every time they come back. Wishing...

Horwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The rooms at Surprise are all designed on a theme. We were in movie room (Marilyn Monroe theme) which was very roomy and comfortable. Surprise is a 5 to 10 minute walk from the restaurants and bars on the front. The return walk includes nearly 100 steps and is all uphill. The staff are really helpful and provide a great...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Andrew Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay. The fact that you did, speaks volumes about your experience with us and all I can say is that you are most welcome! We have finally installed brand new air conditioners in each of our rooms, which was a recommendation from one of our guests...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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A guesthouse with dazzling views of both Table Mountain and Lion's Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Surprise

Address: 21 First-Crescent, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $162 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Surprise 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles LifeZoetermeer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has amazing ocean views and terraces. First floor design is so authentic that totally compensate the lack of terrace”
 of 5 bubbles Olga_Rudy, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Italian or King room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles CGSFormby, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Third room on top floor has private balcony, the other two shares. Kings Suite have a slight hum fr the AC-units attached to its outer wall”
 of 5 bubbles X6964QQpeterg, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in Kings room but all rooms were lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 167ly, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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