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Channel Islands
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39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

My son and I visited for three nights and had a truly wonderful stay in every way. The hotel is sited in a magnificent position and far enough outside Camps Bay to escape all the noise and bustle there! We walked there each evening for dinner as parking is hopeless and it is a pleasant and safe stroll. The rooms... More 

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

Dear Sarnian 2 Thank you for taking the time to write such a 'Wonderful' review of Ocean View House We will do our best to keep our rooms spotless and clean in the hope your return. I do wish you many more adventures in the future. Regards to your son Kindly, Myself and the entire Ocean View House Team. More 

Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Friendly and quite athmosphere with exelent views. A very nice pool area where also the breakfast is served. From here you can enjoy fantastic sundowns into the ocean. There is no restaurant serving dinner and the pool serving of lunch is closed at 14:00. The honesty bar is off corse open the day out.

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

Good Day Gösta H!! Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words! Very much appreciated. I trust that you will join us on our gorgeous deck again soon, for Sun Downers and Atlantic views Kindly Myself and The entire Ocean View House Team. More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

booked 2 nights based on trip advisor review and was blown away! every room has an outside patio area to take in the sunshine and views. the beach is about 1 mile away, easy to walk to during the day. be aware that, as a guest house, there is limited service esp in the evening. unfortunately the pool is a... More 

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

Good Day!! Thank you for taking the time to review Ocean View House!! We are extremely blessed when it comes to our Location and lovely guests such as yourself! Have Safe travels Kindly Ayrton Hugo More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed in Garden Suite -19th-28th Mar. 2015-perfect setting, very private and spacious, loved it. Views amazing. Food and Staff great, couldn't do enough for us. Warm and Helpful. Love to return. xx

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

Dear Keith & Leana!! We had such a ball with you folks visiting us. Thank you for taking the time to review Ocean View House. Lovely guests like you make our lives extremely easy and equally hard when the departure time comes around. Once again, Happy Birthday & Congratulations on the Anniversary!! You guys are too cute together. I hope... More 

Bangor, N.Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Ocean View is aptly named as the views are spectacular! Our room opened out on the pool area which was very convenient. Everything about this place is excellent from the cleanliness of the room to the breakfasts to the staff. All were very friendly. Ayrton went above and beyond when he drove us to dinner at the Twelve Apostles when... More 

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

Good Day Thank you so much for the Review and Kind words above. We appreciate every word. We will do our best to remain 'Spectacular & Excellent'... ;-) You folks are too kind. I trust that we can expect you back soon. Please have safe Travels, and Once again, Congratulations on all the Anniversary Milestones!! Kindly, from an overcast Cape... More 

Northern Ireland
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

6 of us stayed for 3 nights at the start of our vacation from the UK. Very attentive staff which in our opinion is what makes a difference. Ayrton checked us in and showed us around. He even went the extra mile and drove us to the Twelve Apostles Hotel when our taxi did not arrive. Nice clean well appointed... More 

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

Hello Braiden Party!! I hope that you are well and home safe in Ireland! Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words. It was such a blast having you folks here and cant wait for your return. Once again, congratulations on the two Anniversaries celebrated. Such a great milestone. Thanks again and have safe Travels. Kind Regards... More 

Rochester, New York
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here March 20-22. The manager arranged for a driver to meet us at the airport and made recommendations for dinner and activities. He was great, as were the other staff. Beautiful grounds, including koi ponds! Fantastic breakfasts were included in the price. We were very glad to stay in the Camps Bay area - out... More 

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

Dear Kathryn C Thank you for these kind words above. Every word is truly appreciated. We really are extremely blessed with our Kind Staff & Prime Location. Room 10 is one of our favorite rooms and we will most definitely look into getting some extra furniture on the other balcony. Thank you for the suggestion. Kind Regards More 

Welwyn, United Kingdom
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400 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This is quite a big property, with 15 rooms, set in a lovely garden with stunning sea views. It features a sizeable pool, with enough comfortable loungers for all. The breakfast room and terrace are right on the pool. Can become a little crowded at breakfast if the weather is not warm enough to sit outside, but the food is... More 

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

Dear grahamee Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words about Ocean View House We are extremely blessed when it comes to our Location, tucked between the 12 Apostles and The Atlantic. The best part being the short 1.5 km walk to The Camps Bay Strip. I hope to welcome you back to Ocean View House very... More 

Metfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2015

the shower flooded every time you used it, this made the on suite very slippery,this was not fixed while we were there, the shower head leaked above so you did not get the full power.the sliding wardrobe door did not work for the first 2 days.

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

Good Day Carol! Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. We really do appreciate it. You'll be happy to hear that all of the above has been fixed. I do owe you an apology for all the inconvenience above.....so please contact me directly if you ever return, to ensure that all goes smoothly. With Kind... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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152 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We arrived in Capetown on the train and the hotel knew we would arrive in the evening. No mention was ever made of the Reception not being manned for us to check in. The nightwatchman (who was not always in Reception anyway) was scruffy and ill informed and just wanted us to sign a waiver form as a checkin. No... More 

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

Good Day annakatrine Thank you for taking the time to review Ocean View House and shinning light on a couple of issues that clearly need some attention. We are always open to constructive criticism. I would love to have the opportunity to make this up to you....from the Scruffy Security Guard to the 20 Minute poached Eggs. We strive to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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: ₹ 5,209 - ₹ 21,729 (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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