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Houghton View Guest House

Camps Bay beach guesthouse with beach shuttle and outdoor pool

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
NZ$210

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15 Houghton Drive, Cape Town, 8040, Western Cape, South Africa
8.8.Fabulous.
  • The hotel is closed and do not answer the phone or emails

    Jul 5, 2020

  • Nice place I love it

    Jun 26, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach towels

What’s around

  • In Camps Bay
  • Theatre on the Bay - 9 min walk
  • Camps Bay Beach - 14 min walk
  • Clifton Bay Beach - 36 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 39 min walk
  • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Honeymoon Suite, Sea View
  • Executive Suite, Sea View
  • Superior Suite, Mountain View
  • Luxury Suite, Mountain View
  • Premier Suite, Sea View
  • Superior Suite, Partial Ocean View

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Camps Bay
  • Theatre on the Bay - 9 min walk
  • Camps Bay Beach - 14 min walk
  • Clifton Bay Beach - 36 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 39 min walk
  • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Kloof Street - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Lions Head - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Queens Beach - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Table Mountain - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Cape Town Medi Clinic - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 22 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 14 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 25 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
Profile: Camps Bay

Profile: Camps Bay

Camps Bay is Cape Town’s premier tourist hotspot, neatly seated between the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and the rough and rugged Twelve Apostles mountain range. Its star attraction is its palm-fringed beach, where bronzed bodies play volleyball, and swimmers frolic in the warm waves.

Just a short drive from Cape Town’s city center, the village-like suburb boasts its own trendy selection of bars, restaurants, and shops, many of which dot the main drag, Victoria Road. Come sunset you can unwind with a cocktail, and then take your seat for an evening of musicals, cabaret, or comedy, at Theatre On The Bay.

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15 Houghton Drive, Cape Town, 8040, Western Cape, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite carport
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Year Built - 2013
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 350 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

ParkingPay at property

  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Houghton View House Cape Town
  • Houghton View
  • Houghton View Cape Town
  • Houghton View Boutique Hotel
  • Houghton View House
  • Houghton View Guest House Cape Town
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  • Houghton View Guest House Guesthouse Cape Town
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*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Houghton View Guest House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Hussar Grill (6-min walk), Codfather (10-min walk), and PRIMI (11-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 350 per vehicle roundtrip.
  • No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World (21-min drive) is nearby.
  • Houghton View Guest House has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Superb guest house

    Amazing place

    Eltom, 3 night trip, Mar 19, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful setting, excellent staff and venue.

    The guest house is located about 5 minutes walk from the main strip, with coffee shops, bars and restaurants of Camps Bay/Bakoven within 5-10 mins walk. The setting is stunning with The Apostles just behind the guest house and the sea view in front. The owners and the staff are all friendly and welcoming, with a well stocked "honesty bar", and a buffet breakfast with freshly cooked choices of additional menu items. Camps Bay itself has possibly the best fish restaurant I've ever been to (The Codfather) and a good mix of bars and restaurants, plus a small shopping mall. I stayed in the centre of Cape Town for most of my stay in the area, but enjoyed the couple of days in Camps Bay immensely, and the guest house was an integral part of that.

    Graeme, 2 night trip, Feb 21, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great view from our room and shower!!! Private balcony with bean bag loungers was great. Good location - very easy to walk to restaurants and beach. Delicious cooked breakfast available. Honesty bar was nice although it had run out of white wine when I wanted a glass!!! Staff very amenable although not sure how knowledgeable they were about local information/tips and hints on what to do or where to go/weather forecast etc Really enjoyed our stay here though - lovely contemporary and comfortable accommodation with a small but perfectly adequate pool for cooling off in. Also secure parking was available after prior arrangement.

    3 night trip, Jan 15, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Could be a stunning place to stay, but it is not super clean, art work is poor, feeling is of a semi-abandoned gorgeous contemporary home that could, with little effort, be made to be utterly stunning and superior with better on-site management and focus on details. Owner are absentee and it shows.

    Phillip, 1 night business trip, Nov 9, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Simply Lovely

    So delightful - a great crew making me feel welcome.

    Natalie, 2 night trip, Sep 19, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Honeymoon in Cape Town

    My wife and I stayed in the Penthouse Suite for our honeymoon in Cape Town. This hotel was amazing. The room in absolutely incredible. The balcony in enormous with a nice hot tub on it and the view is stunning. The service here is first class. We had a late flight in and they had no problem accommodating a late check in for us. We loved the honor bar and the breakfast was excellent. Next time we are in Cape Town we will be staying here again in the same room.

    Shane, 5 night trip, Jul 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I stayed 2 nights in the Atlantic room. It was fantastic. The room was huge, modern, clean and had the best view. The house had a sumptuous breakfast and was close to several restaurants and a Woolworth's. The beach was within a 15 minute walk as was the Hop on, Hop off sightseeing bus stop.

    2 night trip, Jul 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The most beautiful hotel I’ve ever stayed at. Breathtaking views, stunning rooms and fantastic staff. Couldn’t recommend it highly enough.

    1 night romance trip, Jun 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The Best!!

    Checked out yesterday and this is certainly one of the best places that I have ever stayed in which is saying something as I am on the road around 50% of my time. A very warm welcome from the property manager Calvin so thank you for that. All the staff were so pleasant, immaculately dressed and highly engaging. My room was outstanding with one of the comfiest beds I've ever slept in. Rooms are huge and very well appointed with all the amenities you would expect of a 5 star hotel anywhere in the world. There are plenty of seating areas dotted around so perfect for business travellers and holidaymakers alike. Breakfast didn't disappoint and I didn't make full use of it because my appetite was beaten! However, the range of food and breakfast was quite incredible and the quality, simply outstanding. Security-there is an individual up and over garage for each resident's are anyone worried about this issue needn't. I was very impressed with the security on the property. As for the location, elevated views right over Camps Bay from where you can see the most incredible sunsets and have a glass of wine (trust bar) at your leisure. I would have no hesitation of recommending this place to all of my friends and will certainly endeavour to stay here again next time I am in Cape Town. I hope my photographs do this some justice I would like to close by thanking all of the staff for making me incredibly welcome and looking after me during my stay. Thank you

    Richard, 4 night business trip, May 18, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Amazing Property / Sketchy Maid(s)

    We stayed in the penthouse and the room/view was absolutely amazing. It's a beautiful property. BUT I made the mistake of leaving 3 of my credit cards in a semi-secret compartment of my suitcase one day while we were out. All 3 cards I left in the room that day now have had fraudulent transactions attempted on them. The head maid wasn't the nicest to us and made us a bit uncomfortable while we were checking in. Now knowing they went through my suitcase and copied my card info would most likely keep us from staying with them again.

    James, 2 night romance trip, May 12, 2019

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