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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Nicely decorated large room with air conditioning. The only thing that may help would be thicker curtains for later lie-ins – not that it bothered us as we were up early. Breakfast room had a lovely view over Camps Bay and Lion's Head. Good selection on the buffet breakfast followed by eggs and bacon. The smallish swimming pool area has...

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1Thank laura3992015
Reviewed 24 November 2014

The diamond house is a fantastic place to stay as a base to explore Cape Town. It is beautifully decorated and presented and had a spectacular location at the foot of table mountain overlooking the ocean. The ladies that run the hotel are incredibly helpful. A taxi down to the delicious restaurants in camps bay around £1!

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1Thank gcolclough88
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I was disappointed with my stay at Diamond House, and a number of aspects need improvement - unfortunately due to time constraints I could not share my problems with the owners at the time I was there: 1. TV – Only 5 free-to-air channels available in the room – and if you know South African TV, you will know this...

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3Thank Rod379
Hammelburg
Reviewed 12 September 2014

very nice rooms well equipped. We had a large superior garden rooms with own terrasse. Good beds and very quiet at night. Very close to table mountain (6 minutes by car). Fantastic view onto the sea in a nice garden setting. Free parking on site. Also free internet and free welcome drinks.

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Thank hofhab
Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Really enjoyed my stay with Diamond Guest House. Was greeted by owner who patiently waited for my late check in. My room was big and comfortable with a breath-taking view of the ocean. The room itself is spacious, clean, tastefully decorated and wait for it ----- equipped with under floor heating!! The bath room is also almost the same size...

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Thank Bekkalicious
South East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2014

A 4 minute car ride to the beach and commercial centre of Camps Bay, this property has super views both 'up' to the mountains and 'down' to the sea ! Welcoming management, good facilities and comfortable rooms (albeit dire TV service - let's get proper DSTV installed please). Hearty breakfast ! Fit-for-purpose swimming pool and good sun deck complete with...

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Thank nauj63
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Nestled below the mountainside with superb sea views from the roof terrace. Rooms are well furnished and clean with an excellent breakfast. You'll need a car to get anywhere from here and is, like most places in and around the area, very hilly so not conducive to walking or strolling. Parking at the house or off-road. Hosts Sigge and Heather...

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Thank fairlywelltravelled3
London
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I did not enjoy my stay at Diamond Guest House and advise you not to stay there. Firstly, the location is not practical unless you have a car. It's a good 30 minute walk to the beach area (where the restaurants and shops are). Walking back would take even longer as it's all uphill. There is a local bus, but...

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2Thank Bendrusha
Stockholm
Reviewed 8 January 2014

The location of this Guest House is just perfect: a few minutes drive down to Camps Bay (if you absolutely have to go there?) and 10 minutes to central Cape Town, also during the Christmas Holiday season. Parking just outside the house. Very friendly and helpful welcome by the hostess Sigge. We loved the rooms and the pool area, with...

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Thank Ninen
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I'm just finishing a 10 day stay at this B&B, which in fact is much more than a B&B. The physical infrastructure is about 3.5-4.0 star with nice rooms, cleaned daily, beautiful dining and outside seating areas, including a small swimming pool, also cleaned daily. The location in Camps Bay is excellent and just 10-15 minutes by taxi (about $5)...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diamond Guest House is uniquely situated on the slopes of Table Mountain with breathtaking views of the Twelve Apostles and the Atlantic Ocean. Our beautiful Guest House has seven rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. There are three Sea View Suites, two Luxury Garden Suites and two Garden Suites. Our seven en suite bedrooms are superbly appointed and spaciously designed with décor that gives a feel of Africa. Each room has ocean, mountain or Nature Reserve views. They have added comforts of air-conditioning, under-floor heating, minibar, telephones, televisions, Mnet and electronic safes.Start your day at Diamond House with a good and healthy full continental breakfast in our sun filled lounge and end it as the vibrant African sun sinks into the ocean with a sundowner on the pool deck. Our friendly English and German speaking staff will gladly offer advice and assistance of what to see and do while here and are only too keen to give recommendations on where to dine out in Camps Bay and Cape Town. We'll make reservations on your behalf and book transport if you prefer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamond Guest House

Address: 61 Hely Hutchinson Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $146 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The room we stayed in was by the pool and private.”
  • We had a glass of wine here every night as we looked out at the great views
 of 5 bubbles tomm649, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“sea facing rooms”
 of 5 bubbles E1572ZIpaulh, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“the ground floor rooms are terrible with no ocean view, there are 2 rooms upstairs, perhaps they are better”
 of 5 bubbles alisonr647, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our suite on the top floor was the best for us - private and with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 1JulsN, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room on the very top floor. It has fantastic views and is perfect for honeymooners.”
 of 5 bubbles SmilyJen, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
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