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Tjockhult
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a working good hotel in Bakoven a short distance from Camps Bay and the Cliftons. If you have a car it is almost perfect for excursions to Constancia and the Cape. You can also quit easily reach Cape town if you so wish. Service is good. Room is good. View is wonderful. Breakfast is a bit away from...

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Leicester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OVH came higly recommended by a friend and she was right! It was a lovely place to stay. Location was slightly out of Camps Bay in Bakoven but very walkable or in the evenings you could get an Uber (which we did) or a bus card for Citibus as the stop is just over the road. The guest house has...

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

Dear Cathos, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ocean View House and for your wonderful review. So happy to read your friend recommended you and many thanks to her! Uber has become so convenient in Cape Town, they usually arrive within 2-5 minutes at Ocean View and the MyCiti bus stops are great value for...

Uckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was out third stay and as before everything as fantastic. The rooms are very clean and fresh. We had a sea view which was lovely. The lunch service is 5* . An easy walk to Camps Bay with various restaurants. Great beach walks. Lovely views from the front and the back. The staff are welcoming and helpful.Looking forward to...

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

Good day 47mini, So nice of you to give such great feedback. We are very lucky to have such a unique location. Our chef will be delighted to hear you are a fan of our new lunch menu. Ocean View is proud of our team of staff who will go the extra mile for any guest. We can't wait to...

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a three night stay and loved every minute, sea view rooms, staff were amazing, so friendly and helpful. Close to the beach, breakfast was out of this world, great selection of everything, fruit, hot food, great coffee.

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

Dear Anna, Thank you for kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. All the best for 2017, we hope to welcome you back in the future! Best regards, the OVH Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, modern, clean rooms and walking distance to the beach, restaurants and bars in Camps Bay. We had a mountain view room which was great, but the views were amazing from anywhere in the hotel. Highly recommend.

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

Hi Emma H, Thank you for writing the review. I'm so glad to hear that you've enjoyed the Mountain View Room & the rest of the OVH sceneries. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best Regards, OVH Team :)

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a wonderful 4-day stay in this guest house early December. Panorama suites (rooms 17 and 18) are perfect for a family of four, with a private entrance lobby to the two suites, and absolutely fantastic views over the Atlantic ocean. The decor and amenities in the rooms are just superb! The breakfasts were also absolutely fantastic, and there...

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

Good Day Lize! Thank you for the great recommendation! I'm glad you've enjoyed your stay & a big thank you to all the compliments. We try our best to make our guests feel at home. Have a wonderful Christmas, hopefully we'll see you in the near future again! Best Regards, Ocean View House Team

wales
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We have spent the last 6 days staying here and have a lovely relaxing time. We had the garden room ,12, and it was as though we were in our own private paradise complete with fish pool and waterfall. Breakfasts were delicious with plenty of choice and staff went out of the way to be helpful. Thank you so much....

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

Dear Mary and Andrew, we hope you had a nice flight home and were so sad to see you leave. We are delighted you loved your stay with us. Vukile and the Ocean View House Team thank you for your great review about services received. We all enjoyed you as guests and we hope that we can welcome you sometime...

Crofton, Maryland
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed here in September and the hotel was gorgeous and the staff was super friendly. We had accidentally left cash in the safe when we checked out and they deposited it as a credit to the credit card we had booked with. They were super accommodating when we let them know we left it. We stayed in the garden...

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

Dear Erhigh. It is great to hear from you again, thank you a million for your kind words and taking the time to do this review. Here at Ocean View - we have a passion for people and going the extra mile. We are very happy you enjoyed the Garden Suite, we are so lucky to have the mountain river...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights 2 weeks ago. It is just idyllic. 45 minutes taxi from Cape Town airport just outside Camps Bay. The rooms are spacious, light with all the facilities, a jacuzzi on the balcony, a full kitchen with a full mini-bar or fridge to put your own SA wines in. The staff were all friendly and...

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

Dear Ian, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. So nice to hear you enjoyed your stay in the Panorama Apartment. We all enjoyed you as guests and we can't wait to welcome you back in the future. Thanks again for all the positive comments made we absolutley appricate each of them. Take care. Best Regards, Ocean...

Cardiff, UK
Reviewed 26 November 2016 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...

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

Good Day Mr Dub, Thank you for your kind words!! I'll pass the message to both chefs: Laurencio & Washington. They strive to keep the buffet as fresh and inviting as possible. Thank you for recommending us, we hope you'll come and visit us soon! Best Regards, Ocean View House Team ;)

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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: ₹ 5,296 - ₹ 25,741 (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
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“Yes the view, wonderful..”
 of 5 bubbles Bootsyfan, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get an ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles cathos62, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles LizeS_13, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rom 12 is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles lizzie056, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden Room”
 of 5 bubbles eh_griff, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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