Alta Bay 4 Star Bed & Breakfast in Cape Town

Alta Bay

Guest House / Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 12 Invermark Crescent, Higgovale, City Bowl, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa. Show on Map

About Alta Bay

Alta Bay, Cape Town is set high on the slopes of Table Mountain, with beautiful views over Table Bay and the City. Located in Higgovale, the most up market suburb of the City Bowl, 4-star rated Alta Bay is 2 km away from most of Cape Town’s attractions including the Waterfront, Clifton and Camps Bay beaches.

Surrounded by a lush native garden, Alta Bay combines understated luxury and urban chic with a laid-back and retreat atmosphere


Alta Bay, previously a 5-star boutique hotel has been converted into a 4-star Guest House with 3 large luxury units. Each unit has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchen (or kitchenette), a private outside terrace and offers all the 5-star facilities. This Tuscan house is built on separate levels with a great sense of space and light throughout and is designed in a contemporary style with bespoke furniture handcrafted locally.

The Loft (70 m) and the Bay Suite (42 m) offer spectacular views of the sea and city while the Garden Room (28 m²) has the benefit of the shaded lush garden. The Loft has a bedroom on the mezzanine floor, a bathroom with bath and shower and a sleeper couch which can accommodate a 3rd adult or 2 children.

All the units / rooms are en-suite and have extra-length king/twin beds, air-con / heaters, flat screen TV’s with incorporated DVD/CD player, satellite TV (45 DStv channels), electronic safes for valuables, wireless PC connection (unlimited cap), dial out phones (only local calls), hair dryers & make up / shaving mirrors, coffee / tea / bottled water on arrival, daily housekeeping, blackout curtains, luxury percale cotton sheets, choice of down or non-allergic pillows, Charlotte Rhys toiletry products and International electricity adapters.


We offer a full Continental breakfast which consists of the following: coffee, tea, juices, bread (two types), croissants (three types available), muffins, cheeses (two types), fruits, cereals, milk, yogurts, jam and butter.

Breakfast is served from 09h00 to 11h00 in the units or alternatively on terrace. There is an additional charge for breakfast should you choose to order it.


Four stars accredited by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, children from age 6 and babies (up to 1 year) are welcome, smoking is strictly prohibited inside the rooms. Alta Bay is home to one cat; he doesn’t allow other pets. Floor plans of the rooms / communal space are available and a hospital (Medi-Clinic) is 800m away.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.942825833
Longitude: 18.40607

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 22km

Children policy
Unfortunately children under the age of 6 are not accommodated.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 12h30
Check-out by 10h30

In case the room is not booked on the same day, guest(s) can stay a little longer.

Note that Alta Bay has a bathroom available for early arrivals and late departures.

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January 2011 - No guest reviews.

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