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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the RCOG conference I decided to stay in Camps bay for a change of scenery from the conference venue. I requested a cold breakfast (bread and cold boiled eggs) for the next day as my conference started 07:30. The owner told me rudely 'no! , stay next time in a hotel'. This is most probably suitable for the student...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Suretha Many thanks for taking the trouble to write your review. It is never pleasant for an establishment to receive a negative review when the track record has been outstanding. From our past reviews, I assure you that this is by no means the norm. My staff informed me that they did provide the early breakfast you requested each...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Surprise, is a boutique hotel with individualised bedrooms designed for both practicality and comfort, very good breakfasts, welcoming staff, all-around nice interiors and 360 degree views of Cape Town. It's less than a 10 minute walk down to the main Camp's Bay area and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here.

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Helen Many thanks for your review. Much appreciated and always a pleasure to meet such lovely people such as yourself. I love this industry! Come and visit us again one day. We will keep the view for you too. Best, Linzi

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A small quirky guest house, located in a quiet area. Five minutes walk to the beach & shops, via around 70 steps. I stayed in the Morocco room, it was clean and spacious. Breakfast was included with my room, which was delicious. Linzi, the manager was very friendly and helpful. This place is very reasonably priced compared to other places...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Hi Nicola Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Always so helpful for others wanting to book in the area. Its a pity you could only stay for 2 days. You will have to come back again. And judging by your review, this may be very likely. :-) Looking forward to seeing you one day again. Safe...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The service here was amazing. We asked for an early check in time in advance as our flight arrived in the early morning and Linzi was more than happy to accommodate. She held our bags until our room was ready so we could head out for breakfast and start exploring Camps Bay. When we got back she gave us a...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Sheri Many thanks for your very sweet review. It was truly a pleasure to host you two! I hope you managed to get to Robben Island o your final day. Take good care of yourselves and there is a team waiting for you to Surprise us with a return visit. ;-) Warm regards, Linzi and the Surprise Team

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Located on a very quiet location. But on a 5 min walking distance of the beach and all the restaurants of camps bay. The villa itself is very well managed by an extremely friendly staff. Nice big rooms all very clean. Nice breakfast . For me a home from home !

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Linzi S, Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you Marc and family for your lovely review. It's always good to have you come "home" again and have you around. You have become like family. Safe travels and see you again later this year. :-) Warmest regards as always, Linsi and Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Myself and a group of friends had a wonderful stay at Villa Surprise to celebrate my birthday. The hosts were friendly and helpful, and the birthday bubbles was a lovely touch. The villa is beautifully decorated with a different theme for each room. The upstairs rooms have wonderful views over the ocean and we could see wales from our terrace....

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Gill Thank you for taking the time to wrire your review. I'm pleased that we could be part of your birthday celebtrations. It was lovely having all you girls about the house! It was also my birthday and I have never seen so many wales in our bay. What a special birthday treat it was! There must have been...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Beautiful house very close to beach, restaurants and table mountain. Very friendly staff Lizi, easy parking on the premises in a safe area. nice pool which is cleaned every day. Good breakfast and when you take a special coffee at R 14,-- that money will go to charity! Should more guest houses do! Liz can inform you over nice places...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! Always makes my day - which happens often. We make your day so that you make ours and so we go! Come back soon! Warm and happy regards, Linzi and the Dram Team ;-)

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at Villa Surprise and my experience was amazing!! The staff were so accommodation and nice. Communication before even being there was great. Was able to plan my vacation with their help. The African room was beautiful. The location was close to everything you need. Anything you needed in terms of passes or ideas what to visit they...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Todd Many thanks for your lovely review. It really was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I would recommend you as guests to any guesthouse/hotel on your travels. :-) Stay safe and happy and hopefully we can catch up again soon. Warm regards, Linzi

Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great location just couple minutes away from the beautiful beaches in Camps Bay. Restaurants and bars are short walking distance. The villa itself is absolutely amazing with each room decorated in its own style. Hospitality of the general manager made us feel at home. Breakfasts were adjusted for our early schedules every day. Totally loved our stay. This was my...

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Linzi S, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Surprise, responded to this review

Dear Olga Many thanks for your lovely review. I'm so pleased you can appreciate our efforts to conserve the environment and respect our requests to save water and electricity! Any establishment would be lucky to have you stay as guests. Safe and happy travels ahead and come back again soon. Your stay was far too short! Warm regards, Linzi

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great location in Camps Bay and the room was very spacious and clean but there are a number of steps to get into the place which is difficult to get bags up especially as i have back problems. No help was offered from owner who watched me struggle. Also no coffee making facilities in room - this...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A guesthouse with dazzling views of both Table Mountain and Lion's Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Surprise

Address: 21 First-Crescent, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $90 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Surprise 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Each room is unique with varying views, check out the options and ask for your preference.”
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“all rooms are good”
LifeZoetermeer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has amazing ocean views and terraces. First floor design is so authentic that totally compensate the lack of terrace”
Olga_Rudy, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Italian or King room with balcony”
CGSFormby, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Third room on top floor has private balcony, the other two shares. Kings Suite have a slight hum fr the AC-units attached to its outer wall”
X6964QQpeterg, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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