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Cardiff, UK
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great stay here. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Our room was large and clean, with a terrace overlooking the ocean - but do note this hotel is not on the beachfront. The breakfasts are to die for - up there with the best we've had in forty years of travelling. It's a safe daytime walk... More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in one of the apartments and had an amazing view from every window. Table mountain behind us the ocean in front. A short walk to Camps bay. Guided tours great. Breakfast a treat and family feel very welcoming

Thank NeilRapson62
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Morning NeilRapson, Thank you for your review! The apartments are surely the room with the best view of Camps Bay! I'll pass your comments to our Chefs: Laurencio & Washington! I hope the Giraffe souvenir made it in one piece! We look forward welcoming you back! Best Wishes, OVH TEAM More 

Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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99 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

with a very well organized pick up transfer from the airport we arrived late in the evening for a 3 night stay in this beautifull place. Only a road seperating the wonderfull garden ( with nice bird life) from the ocean. Breakfast is wonderfull, rooms spaceous and beds very nice. The owner upon our question made sure that the water... More 

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

Good Day josenjannie, A big thank you for your wonderful review! It sounds like you had a great time during your stay in Cape Town. I agree 100% with you, we are very central with beautiful gardens and amazing views of Twelve Apostle mountains & Camps Bay beach. It has been extremely windy here this past week-which means no Table... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 nights at ocean view and were delighted with the accommodation. Staff were attentive and helpful. Marvelous breakfasts and a well stocked honesty bar. The guest house is a short 15 minute walk into camps bay with the most amazing of coastal walks with the backdrop bring the 12 apostles. Fantastic time and would love... More 

Thank NDB1965
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Hello from Ocean View House. Many thanks for the kind words, we appreciate the feedback so much and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our breakfast team go the extra mile and will be thrilled to hear about this review. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best Regards, the Ocean View Team! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good quality guest house set in extensive, well maintained grounds with views overlooking Atlantic. A short (5-10 minutes) taxi ride to a a wide variety of eating places (for dinner - breakfast and lunch available on site). Helpful staff

Thank johnbI8939JO
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day johnbI8939JO, Thank you for your beautiful review! We have a gardnener that has been with us nearly 10 years- Lawrence- he maintains our garden and takes extreme pride in his job. We hope you've enjoyed Cape Town! Look forward welcoming you back! Regards, Ocean View House Team More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hotel is located about a 20 min walk from the Camps Bay Promenade beach area. We liked this since it was nice and quiet, and we like to walk as well to work off some of the vacation calories. The room was very nice and the location is beautiful, in a garden setting with some rooms facing the ocean.... More 

Thank alb32
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Wow, thank you for such a great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind feedback will definitely keep us smiling! It was so nice having you stay at Ocean View, you will certainly be missed and we do hope you return in the future! Regards from a sunny Cape Town, Ocean View... More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Coming back after 10 years for 8 days has been a pleasure! Rooms are modernized, Breakfast variety has improved. The Breakfastroom has full glas windows now and a modern style. Staff is well trained and very helpfull. Services come with a smile and make one feel the SA hospitality.

Thank elisabethn622
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day elisabethn622, Thank you for your review! It's always good to have return guests! We're glad that you like the new breakfast room & noticed all the improvements! It was a pleasure having you and your friend here, we hope to see you soon!! Best Regards, Ocean View House Team More 

Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed on two occasions: first time 4 days and last night 1. Standard first room needs a little attention but in general good. Minor repair on bathroom door was immediately repaired. Second stay received an upgrade and this room was fantastic. Breakfast was great with much attention to detail. Wonderful, friendly staff! OVH arranged a morning sightseeing tour of downtown... More 

Thank Ron T
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day Ron T, Thank you for your positive feedback! Thank you for all the great comments on our breakfast, rooms & staff! Our Tour Guide is a new member of the OVH family, but i'll definitely pass the message! We hope your enjoying your trip in JHB & that Ocean View House will see you soon! Regards, OVH Team More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

There was a mix up with our reservation with a third party but Ocean View House ensured that we were taken care of. Our room large, modern, and very comfortable. The views are stunning and the reception service from all the staff was commendable. Thank you for a great stay.

Thank Kevin R
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day Kevin R, Thank you very much for taking the time to write the review! Ocean View House is very fortunate to have a great Sea View a Twelve Apostels/ Tablemountain view & great Staff. The garden Suite is also one of my favourite rooms together with the Classic Sea View. We look forward welcoming you back to OVH!... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My daughter and I stayed at this fabulous guest house for 5 nights. It was absolutely delightful. The room was just what we wanted - spacious, comfortable and with spectacular views. The grounds were beautifully kept with stunning views and the staff most helpful especially Isabel who made some great recommendations for places to go and visit and good suggestions... More 

1 Thank linztucker1
KatrinLudik, Manager at Ocean View House, responded to this review

Good Day lindztucker, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean View House. Our gardener, Lawrence, takes pride in his gardens and looks after them on a daily basis. Not a lot of guests prefer the Mountain View Rooms- but Twelve Apostles Mountains & Table... More 

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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: ₹ 5,266 - ₹ 21,750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean View House 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Ocean View Guest House Hotel Bakoven
Ocean View House Camps Bay, Cape Town
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“get room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles johnbI8939JO, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the garden room which was very private and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinrL7252WW, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are priced accordingly base on - space, view and newness. Best value for 3 people is the Milkwood Suite and Superior room 11.”
  • View of rocky beach down Twenty steps alley - right side of gate
  • View outside- left side of gate
 of 5 bubbles 578cristid, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms with a sea-view on the ground and first floors. Both were excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles stevehunt5, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Panorama Suite worth the extra cost. Still very good value.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulandMonicaRead, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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