Cape Town Accommodation at Alta Bay 4 Star Bed & Breakfast in Cape Town
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests7
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay1-3 Nights
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Alta Bay is a guest house with self catering option, providing accommodation in Higgovale for tourists visiting the City Bowl region.

About Alta Bay

The exclusive Alta Bay offers upmarket acommodation in Cape Town 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.

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 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.


The rooms have fully equipped kitchenettes. Cereals / coffee / tea / bottled water / milk on arrival. Guest(s) can prepare their own breakfast in their room. Should they prefer to have their breakfast outside, there is a large choice of restaurants and coffee shops (open from 7h00) at walking distance (1 km) in Kloof Street.


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.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • 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)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • Flemish
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Standard Room

The Garden Room (28 m²) below has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchenette and an outside deck with a 2-seater dining table. Its bathroom has a shower and no bath.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Superior Room

The Bay Suite (42 m²) is very spacious and offers panoramic views of the bay and the city. It has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchenette, a walk-in cupboard and a private terrace with a dining table. Its bathroom has a shower and no bath.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Superior Cottage

The Loft (70 m²) has a fully equipped kitchen, a separate entrance and outside deck with a 4-seater dining table. Its Mezzanine upstairs offers sea views. Its bathroom has bath and shower. A sleeper couch allows accommodation for a 3rd adult or 2 children.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Need to Know

Response timeAlta Bay typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyUnfortunately children under the age of 6 are not accommodated.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 22km

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

If the room has not been booked, a later check-out can be arranged. Note that Alta Bay has a bathroom available for early arrivals and late departures.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2011

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