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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Our stay was most pleasant. Good location, very quiet. The people very nice and helpful.roons very pretty. Breakfast delicious. I would recommend it to everyone. Within walking distance many good restaurants

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day Eva M, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that you've enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Manchester
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Fantastic setting. The rooms were clean, modern and had great views. Staff are friendly and always willing to help. Its a taxi ride into Camps Bay to some superb restaurants. I would definately stay here again.

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear Molly71, Thank you so much for your great feedback! Its always good to hear if someone enjoyed their stay and are complimenting our staff. We try our utmost best to satisfy all the needs of our guest. We are quite fortunate being so close to Camps Bay with some of the top voted restaurants situated nearby. Hope you'll come...

Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Panorama Suite rooms beautifully appointed and with stunning views.Impeccably clean. Breakfast very good. Gardens a delight. Ocean View superbly located fifteen minutes out of the City and with easy access to the Peninsular route and the amenities of Camp's Bay.

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KatrinLudik, General Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear PaulandMonicaRead, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about our establishment. We appreciate it so much! Ocean View House are continuously striving to deliver our best and keep all amenities and services the best that we can. Our gardener takes pride in what he does, so with the chefs & housekeeping staff. We are very...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 May 2016

What an amazing place to stay! This is my second time and will definitely not be my last! From the moment we got there to the moment we left it was 5 star service all the way! If there was a higher scoring, I would give it! Staff are friendly, approachable and always willing to help and definitely go the...

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear Helen D, Thank you for taking the time to write this AMAZING review. It feels great getting feedback like yours, that's what makes our job so easy :) We are very lucky to have a team that are all passionate about what they do and always exceeds our expectations. Our chef is well known for his famous buffet and...

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were contacted by the establishment to advise us that we would have to change rooms during our stay, which was not acceptable. Shortly afterwards I was contacted again to advise that the problem was solved. On arrival we were shown to our room in next door premises. The noise from the elevator and auto closing door to the car...

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear dzombo4, Thank you for taking your time to write the review. We are sorry to hear about your unpleasant 3 day stay. I would like to personally apologize for the series of unfortunate incidences that you experienced during your stay with us. We continually try to do our very best for all of our guests, but unfortunately, sometimes we...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were guests in the Panorama suite (room 18) for 4 nights. Impeccable, friendly reception and service. Stunning sunset views and were even fortunate enough to spot some whale action from our deck! I would like to personally commend all the staff for making our stay so special. I give Oceanview guesthouse my highest recommendation

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear RGP22474, Thank you for this wonderful review and taking the time from your day. The whales have come to Cape Town early this year! I am glad you could see them :) Ocean View House is very fortunate to have such a perfect location, I agree our sunsets are stunning! Thank you again for the wonderful praise we always...

New York
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We spent the second week of our vacation at the Ocean View House. The service was very good and helped us with anything we needed. The breakfast each morning was very good. Our rooms were awesome. Great patio and view! Definitely would stay in the same place again.

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Hi Nosedive225, Thank you for staying with us and for all your wonderful feedback! We hope to welcome you back in the near future :) Kindest Regards Ocean View House Management

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I only stayed at Ocean View House for one night at the end of April, which really is unfortunate as this place is beautiful. You have views of the mountain to one side and the ocean straight ahead. Very quiet and relaxing and the breakfast is fantastic. I will admit I wasn't expecting so much as this is a small...

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Dear ScottHayley, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to review our establishment, we appreciate each and every bit of feedback that we receive. Yes I agree with you that a one night stay is too short here at Ocean View House, one day is solely needed to absorb the peace and tranquility of our establishment,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Within a 20 minute walk of Camps Bay Beach this safe haven is really well appointed with a great view and plenty of facilities and connections. Our rooms looked straight at the sunset every night. Breakfast is amazing - thanks to Washington's cooking and the amazing raspberries! On hand tour guide Nabeel meant that we could arrange transport with hugely...

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KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Hello Dianel199! Thank you very much for this review, we truly appreciate every bit of feedback we receive. I am happy you enjoyed our central location, good food, great staff and accommodation :) Nabeel is the latest addition to our family and we are very happy to have him join us. Now we can safely welcome our guests as they...

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We spent six days here in one of the garden suites overlooking the fish pond and the garden with a fabulous view of the ocean and the bay .Backed up by The Twelve Apostles behind you . The hotel has a wonderful collection service from the airport where you are met by Nabell who will give you a running commentary

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Dear Malcolm F, Thank you for taking time to write a review for our establishment. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It is definitely a unique and quite wonderful location we have, with the mountain against us, the Atlantic ocean and Camps Bay around the corner :) We hope to welcome you back again sometime in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury 4 Star Guest House with Ocean View and park-like Gardens in Camps Bay/Bakoven. Breakfast is included in the rate and light lunches are served. 1.5km to Camps Bay Promenade & beach. Free secure parking. Free WIFI. Solar heated swimming Pool. Great location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean View House

Address: 33 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: RM348 - RM1,720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean View House 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Ocean View Guest House Hotel Bakoven
Ocean View House Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
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“Get an ocean view room.”
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“Panorama suites (rooms 17 and 18) are perfect for a family of four, with a private entrance lobby to the two suites, and fantastic views.”
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