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 2 km away from most of Cape Town’s attractions including the Waterfront, Clifton and Camps Bay beaches. 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 3 years ago (Oct 2011) been converted into a 4-star 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 many 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 m) and the Bay Suite (42 m) 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.
A Continental or French breakfast (served in the room / on terrace from 9h to 11h) is available on request at an extra charge. Should guest(s) prefer breakfast earlier, there is a choice of restaurants and coffee shops (open from 7h) at walking distance (900 m).
ON SITE FACILITIES
Plunge pool (2.5 m X 3 m) with sun loungers / cushions, Terrace with magnificent views on Table Bay, City and Signal Hill, Hammock & chairs in the shaded garden, French, German, Dutch (Flemish) and Spanish are also spoken, Tourism Information, Meals delivery, Laundry facilities, Iron / ironing board, Beach towels, bath gowns, Large collection of DVD’s, A baby cot for pre-toddlers, Extra bathroom available for early arrivals / late departures, Credit Cards accepted, Airport transfers, laptop with Wi Fi and 1 Garage
4 Stars accredited by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, Children from age 6 and babies (up to 1 year) are welcome, Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the rooms, Check-in at 12h30 / Check-out at 10h30, Alta Bay is home to 1 cat. He doesn’t allow other pets, Floor plans of the rooms / communal space are available and Hospital (Medi-Clinic) at 800m
GPS: Latitude: -33°56"34.02` (-33.942783) / Longitude: 18°24"20.75` (18.405764)
The Garden Room (28 m²) (= STANDARD ROOM) has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchenette, outside patio with a 2-seater dining table, bathroom with shower and the benefit of the shaded lush garden.
The Bay Suite (42 m²) (= SUPERIOR ROOM) is very spacious and offers panoramic views of the bay and the city. It has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchenette, a walk-in cupboard and a private terrace. Its bathroom has a shower and no bath.
The Loft (70 m²) (= SUPERIOR COTTAGE) has a fully equipped kitchen, a separate entrance and offers sea views. A sleeper couch allows accommodation for a 3rd adult or 2 children.
Each unit has a fully equipped kitchenette (including microwave), Extra-length king/twin beds, Air-con / heaters, Flat screen TV’s with incorporated DVD/CD player, Satellite TV (45 DSTV channels), Electronic safes for valuables, Wireless PC connection (unlimited cap), Dial out phones (only local calls), Hair dryers & make up / shaving mirrors, Coffee / tea / bottled water on arrival, Daily housekeeping and fully serviced, Blackout drapes / curtains, Luxury percale cotton sheets, Choice of down or non-allergic pillows, Charlotte Rhys toiletry products and International electricity adapters.
Alta Bay Activities:
ATTRACTIONS & LANDMARKS
City Center at 3 km - Camps Bay at 4 km - Beaches at 5 km - Virgin Active Gym at 2 km - Table Mountain at 1 km - Waterfront at 5 km - Cinemas at 2 km - Restaurants at 1 km - Cable Car Table Mountain at 2 km – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens at 13 km – Winelands at 50 km – Cape Point at 70 km
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