Deluxe Apartment in De Waterkant - 216 The Rockwell
This designer apartment has been newly transformed to take full advantage of the fabulous large balcony that transforms the living space. Facing north, this private apartment on the 2nd floor of The Rockwell is protected from the Cape Town winds …
Jenny was an absolute pleasure to deal with! Her home is lovely! Such a great location, very modern and clean, beautiful patio, comfortable bed, awesome shower, and great speakers for the ipod dock! My husband and I stayed there for one week and were very satisfied! I would definitely recommend Jenny's place! :)
The apartment was exactly as advertised and provided a great place to stay. It was just a short walk to the V&A Waterfront and there are some great restaurants in the area.
I hesitated at first, because 216 was only available for the first 3 weeks of my 3-month work placement in Cape Town.
So, so glad I caved! The apartment is even nicer in person, the Rockwell exceeded expectations, located exactly where you want to be, and the "host"-oh my god, her insider info alone is worth the rental price.
I've done luxury hotel-living before, so while I knew I'd get peace-of-mind security and convenience, I prepared myself for those surprise missing or disappointing long-stay amenities (Ex: no iron, 5 hangers, scratchy sheets, low budget toiletries, etc.) Worry not, Jenny has thought of every detail. She had the place designer-decorated and no corners were cut. Usually vacay properties are what I call "designed-for-renters." 216 was obviously designed for a discerning owner.
You'll spend most of your time enjoying Cape Town, but it is nice to come home to a super comfortable bed, wake up to fresh espresso (definitely go to Origin for grounds!), and hang my clothes on 20-some wooden hangers (possibly only important to me.) The a/C is by far the most effective I've found in CT, the balcony overlooks quiet and charming Napier St (in my opinion, definitely the Rockwell's best side) and the cleaning staff is terrific and comes with an abundance of fluffy towels.
Jenny was my go-to guru for all things Cape Town months before I even arrived, she checked in via email during my stay, and if I emailed her a question a month from now, she'd write me back an enthusiastic, well thought out answer, probably an hour later. She's beyond awesome, I wish she had a rental in every city. Do not let her recommendations go to waste!
My only complaints: 1. I couldn't stay for longer. (Though Jenny was happy to help me as hunted for another perfect-fit place. Seriously.) 2. This experience has spoiled me for wherever I stay in the future.
The apartment was spotless and very well kitted out (including 3G internet access).
The decor was modern and fresh. I immediately felt at home. The apartment block has many amenities that I diodn't have time to use :-(
I will certainly be using this as my base for future trips to CPT.
This was a wonderful apartment at a great price. We felt very at home in this very modern, secure building. Great location from which to walk to the Waterfront. There are plenty of great restaurants and shops nearby. My husband and I stayed for five nights and felt it was the perfect jumping-off point to see all that Cape Town has to offer while being able to come home and relax. Very quiet building, we appreciated being able to do laundry and to have internet. The concierge in the lobby was also very helpful in guiding us to sites in the area as well as setting up a wine tasting tour. The owner was very responsive to any questions and has great suggestions of what to see and do in the area. We only wished we could have stayed longer!
We stayed in Cape Town for 6 days, and this apartment was the perfect location in which to explore the city. It has everything we needed to start and end our day, as well as make meals (if we needed too. But to be honest we ate out since the food is so good in CT). It was a very nice, safe and secure apartment! Comfortable at the end of the day as well as sizable enough to get yourself situated. It was easy to arrange transportation from that area, and also there were many walkable areas in close vicinity, some of the best restaurants. As gay travelers we were also very close to a lot of great nightlife. Perfect location.
I would have to admit the best of all was the owners support and help in making sure the place worked well for us. I would highly recommend a stay here!
COLORADO Styled in cool shades of blues and greens, set against natural earth toned furnishings this studio apartment is perfect for the tranquil holiday maker.
The apartment enters at the newly refurbished, quaint kitchen which is well equipped with all the amenities required, including a unique dishwasher, large chrome fridge and modern glass top stove. A small breakfast area offers a 3 seater table which overlooks the open plan living room and bedroom area. The magnificent views unique to Camps Bay are furthermore enjoyed from the little balcony which leads off the living room of this self catering apartment.
Gorgeous parquet floors line the living and bedroom area. White American shutters maximise the space whilst also closing off the master bedroom from the living room when privacy is required. The bedroom offers ample wardrobe space and enjoys panoramic views of the coastline. The bathroom leads off from the open plan living room come kitchen area. This brightly tiled space is complete with quaint bath, free standing shower and heated towel rails.
GENEVA 17 - TOP LEVEL An antique-style desk in one corner allows die-hard workaholics an opportunity to do some work in relative privacy, even while on holiday. A moderate-sized lounge, furnished with a flat screen TV and DSTV, opens onto a partially covered balcony with a private sauna around the corner and a gorgeous view of the ocean and surrounding mountains.
The apartment is close enough to the sea to scent brine upon the breeze, yet a screen of foliage affords a modicum of privacy and adds to the intimate ambience. Enjoy the sense of seclusion that this apartment's location and design imparts, even though it is situated in one of the most popular areas in Cape Town. It is also within convenient walking distance of the beach and a selection of trendy restaurants.
The private swimming pool is an ideal place to unwind after a hard day's sightseeing, and a heater is provided to warm chilly toes during the colder months. The cosy bedroom also has a view of the ocean and access to the balcony as well as the sauna, for intimate evenings spent with cocktail in hand amid the steam. An en-suite bathroom is designed to cater to the most discerning needs with its generous full-glass shower and built in cupboards.
The immaculate open-plan kitchen boasts stainless steel counter tops and grey, marble-style floor tiles, which give an ultra-modern air to the apartment, as well as the impression that one could eat off the floor, yet still not be too afraid to walk on it. The kitchen comes equipped with most of the essentials of home, including a modern cooker, fridge with freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.
Sunset on the Rocks- Llandudno- "Whalewatcher" Approximately 70m2 in area, accommodates 2+2 in two bedrooms ( double bed and twin beds). The bedrooms open off a living area with sleeper couch and there is a bar type eating counter looking out over the stunning Atlantic view. There is a kitchenette and a private outdoor balcony .There is no more perfect place to relax with a bottle of wine and enjoy looking for passing whales!<br><br>Facilities<br><br>Heating in Room<br><br>Equipped Kitchen<br><br>Microwave<br><br>Self Catering Facilities<br><br>Tea/ Coffee Facilities in Rooms<br><br>Toiletries Provided<br><br>TV and Safe in each Unit<br><br> <br><br>On-site Facilities:<br><br>BBQ / Braai<br><br>Email Facilities<br><br>Fax Facilities<br><br>Private Entrance<br><br>Swimming Pool<br><br>Swimming River/Dam/Sea<br><br> <br><br>Close-by Facilities:<br><br>Airport<br><br>Boat Trips<br><br>Fishing - Sea<br><br>Restaurants near by<br><br>Sailing<br><br>Shops near by<br><br>Whale Watching<br><br>Rates do not include Roomorama fee<br><br>1st may to 30 sept 2010; R 220pp/night<br><br>1st june to 15th July 2010; ( World Cup Soccer ) R 400pp/night<br><br>1st Oct to 30th Apr 2011; R 300pp/night.<br><br><h2>Add-on Services</h2><br><br>Cleaning service included
Jenny was an absolute pleasure to deal with! Her home is lovely! Such a great location, very modern and clean, beautiful patio, comfortable bed, awesome shower, and great speakers for the ipod dock! My husband and I stayed there for one week and were very satisfied! I would definitely recommend Jenny's place! :) ”
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