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February 15, 2017
눇We travelled with our son and his financeé and the two rooms we had were perfect, overlooking both the sea and the gardens. The view from the breakfast room/lounge area was stunning, and the breakfast was delicious. We were made to feel very welcome.
February 13, 2017
눇Expected more. Pictures on internet is a bit misleading. Thought it was self catering but had no kitchen area. Room is very stuffy. Remote of tv worked now and then. Fridge was extremely tiny. Expected more
February 3, 2017
눇Perfect location to stop off on route to Cape Point and a short car ride to Simons town. Great setting up on the hill, lovely pool and breakfast room.
January 21, 2017
눇Very warm and friendly welcome. My room was spacious, very cosy and decorated with taste. Beautiful view on the ocean. Definitely a highly recommended adress
January 8, 2017
눉Can be a bit hard to find initially
눇Such a beautiful view! Val was really nice and accommodating. We got in a few hours early and she let us check in. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was good.
December 30, 2016
눇Bridget is a super friendly host. She made us feel at home immediately. It is a lovely place, with a big comfortable public seating area as well inside as outside. Our room was big and clean and had a nice balcony where we could enjoy our private view on the sea. Very close to Boulders Beach and Cape Point.
December 26, 2016
눉The staff was unhelpful- when we arrived we were told we were too late and that the manager that night was about to cancel our booking, we were very upset about this especially because it was our first baby moon. When we woke up the next day we were hoping to have a lovely day exploring the town and coming back to a lovely room. We were surprised to find that our room wasn't cleaned even though we left the "please clean our room" sign outside the door. I must add here that we attempted to call the place whilst we were out to make sure that our room would be cleaned but no one answered any of our 5 calls. Lastly on the day we were checking out the lady in charge told us off for not going up for breakfast because she had arranged halal meat for us- I didn't realize that if you booked for breakfast or was mandatory to go. Oh and one more, we had requested for a late check out, which was approved -but the manager on the day (who had changed from the first day) said that she was not informed and that we had to check out on time. They weren't accommodating at all. We weren't happy with their service in the slightest.
눇The views were absolutely beautiful and the bed was comfortable.
December 1, 2016
눇Very nice and clean and stylish house with a wonderful view, very good breakfast. Lovely House Manager and Staff. We would definitly come back and stay longer. Perfect place to relax and enjoy a marvelous view and vacation.
November 28, 2016
눇Absolutely incredible place. Every little thing had been thought about. The views are indescribable and the sunrise room was so wonderfully comfortable!
November 10, 2016
눉Basic amenities in the apartment were lacking. Took ages for hot water to arrive at shower and weak flow of water. Surprisingly few channels on DSTV
눇Comfortable bed and spacious apartment with luxury finishes. Very nice, well prepared breakfast. Gorgeous view.
November 6, 2016
눉Wifi wasn't very strong in the rooms, but perfect in the communal areas.
눇We only stayed one night but we had a wonderful welcome from Val and Linda. The property is perfect for relaxing, and is set in a stunning location. Breakfast was continental, but delicious, and set us up for the day. We'll definitely return.
November 1, 2016
눉Nothing. We had a little issue with hot water but Val did her utmost to sort it out and it was quickly resolved.
눇Val was such a lovely welcoming hostess. The breakfast was ace beautiful fruit salad great seedy bread and a fab view (in winter great for whale watching). Room (fynbos) smart and comfy.
October 11, 2016
눉Shower and toilet open to bedroom - no door! No bath tub but in description? No hot breakfast- first time during our 17 nights in South Africa!
눇Amazing view from communal area
October 10, 2016
눉its a little bit out of town to need to drive to and from the bars which has his draw backs
눇everything, the location, the view, the good sized and well appointed room, the friendly service, spent 1 week there it was like home from home, I will be back !
June 15, 2016
눇Wonderful place - awesome view!!! Really a good place to stay and to visit the cape and the penguins from there. Very modern, clean and absolutely nice hosts. The rooms are amazing.
May 2, 2016
눉Nothing at all.
눇Everything was just perfect. From the property location to rooms interior design. Breakfast was superb. Special greeting and arrangements were awesome. Very happy and would love to come back soon.
April 28, 2016
눇The service was excellent and the hostess was so friendly and helpfull. Will definately stay there again. Everything was clean and alot of extra little things were place in the room. Will recommend this place to everybody.
April 26, 2016
눇The atmosphere was very peaceful, the panoramic views of the ocean and mountains were a dream. The rooms were immaculate. The staff was very pleasant and helpful.
April 25, 2016
눉The road up to Aqua Terra was very steep, which obviously is not their fault, but there need to be more signs on where it is, so that you don't have to stop and figure it out while on a very steep hill.
눇The view was outstanding!
April 1, 2016
눉No concerns, but a little hard to get in and out of gate. Also too far south for reliable Uber, just to keep in mind.
눇Views were to die for. Very lucky to have facility to ourselves.
March 29, 2016
눉Enclosed toilet would be more user friendly, too many steps to our room to negotiate in the night, not well lit. Also the glass stairs to our bedroom very disorientating.
March 22, 2016
눉no porter, no safety reeling for disabled persons, no fridge, misleading advert no balcony - our picture window room looked across the roof of the neighbour, not enough air circulation - it is double volume, but has musty air smell, you have to walk down several flights of stairs balancing the luggage - definitely not suitable for handicapped people. It is a B & B - cannot chill wine (although wine glasses are provided) .
눇Location, fast internet, view, very helpful assistance by VAL
March 8, 2016
눉We arrived and waited for over three hours as the B&B was closed and the manager was out. She said we had cancelled and wasn't expecting us but Booking.com confirmed we had a valid booking. There was no acceptance of any mistake on the managers part and her attitude was very cold and indifferent. After another hour or so and no apology from the manager at Aqua Terra but some intervention from booking.com, we were eventually 'allowed' to stay in the room we had reserved but for one night only and this first night (from now nearing 9.00pm) was reluctantly given free of charge. We only decided to stay as it was now getting dark and nowhere else was available and we then had to move to a lower grade room the next morning which was very ordinary and accessed from outside. There was no room for us for the third night booked but we were relieved to go somewhere else where we felt welcome! Sun loungers are only available for use of the executive room and the pool has no steps so very difficult to get in or out and it is very narrow. Not the relaxing few days we had hoped for!
눇The executive room we had booked was luxurious. The view was nice but not as good as it appeared in pictures.
February 23, 2016
눉Absolutely nothing, it was a great stop over for us after a long hot walk around Cape Point
눇The property was beautiful, the view spectacular and Val made us feel very welcome
February 18, 2016
눉There were no steps into the swimming pool. The pool was unusable for many people. No car rentals available in Simons Town , only from Cape Town
눇The views,the modern style,the friendly staff… The shuttle service provided by Marius was excellent. Without a car he was essential.
February 7, 2016
눉It was miserable. What is the point of booking a 4-star place if you are sleeping in a dreadfully hot room two nights in a row? The air conditioner was out of coolant, and the heat was so bad that we considered leaving for another hotel. The manager seemed honest, but it's hard to believe that no technician in the entire city of Cape Town could come address the situation. The room itself felt dated, and was more 2.5 to 3 stars. After two nights of suffering, we are glad to be out of there. I understand that problems happen, but a 4-star place should find a solution, especially for the price we paid. It's unacceptable. We couldn't enjoy the room because it was like being in an oven both nights.
눇The manager was very nice, the shared facility was beautiful, and the coffee both mornings was excellent. The shared facility was accurately described as 4 stars. The bathroom in our room was also 4 stars. The view is as beautiful as seen in the pictures. Wifi was pretty good for a hotel. The manager set up things quite well for our convenience with towels right by the pool and wine on hand as well.
January 24, 2016
눉Communication is really bad. Literally no wifi. The internet is slower than old land line speed. Cell phone reception is non-existing. One would have though the owners to be investing in the basics. One gets the overall impression that the owners are shy of putting money into the place. The decoration a bit tacky, the towels poor quality and a lack of proper amenities. This can be a really great place, but they need a hospitality professional to guide them.
눇Beautiful property. Lovely views. Helpful staff
January 21, 2016
눇We came back after one year to find the place as nice as ever We had the Sunrise suite which is well worth the extra cost Fantastic breakfast served with a lot of love and friendliness One of the better views we ever had
December 27, 2015
눉Need to drive out to look for dinner.
눇Love the design of this place, cosy and relaxing facing the ocean, and sunrise! Very near Boulders Beach for penguins viewing, an excellent stopover in Simons town
December 20, 2015
눉I had requested a table on our balcony as I wanted to propose. Never heard back from them and never had the table set up. Disappointed
눇Fantastic views and facilities
November 1, 2015
눇Val was a marvellous hostess. Very many thanks to her. The views from the rooms were astounding, and it felt like we were staying in a 5 star hotel. Can't recommend highly enough.
September 29, 2015
눉Having to leave!
눇Everything from the moment you walk in the door is just amazing, the views the cleanliness, the hospitality, the food are all exceptional. We stayed in the sunshine room and it was truly delightful - would recommend booking this but don't book it on the dates that I plan to stay ;-)
July 5, 2015
눉Wish the bathroom floor had been heated and that the bathroom door had been opaque rather than transparent. Shared the Sunshine suite with my granddaughter and we had to respect each other's privacy. However, it would have been a perfect place for lovers. Very romantic, indeed!
눇Management was very attentive to our needs. We had two rooms and both were very well appointed. The views were magnificent!
May 16, 2015
눉I would suggest that one adds the option at bedfast for an English breakfast with the continental or at least that one can order one if one wishes to.
눇The view and location.
May 5, 2015
눉Breakfast was a little disappointing compared to other places we had stayed, but given the wonderful views this was not a problem.
눇Breathtaking views, comfortable and spacious rooms.
May 3, 2015
눉Access through gated community. no one was there to let us in. One of the three rooms was accessed via a hazardous outside stair and viewed a neighbor's house. The room on the main floor had great views but it's deck was very public. The third room (downstairs) had great views, no deck. Our hostess gave a quick instruction then announced that she was retiring to her quarters with no way to get in touch if there was a problem. I was not greeted, then told they didn't have my reservation (it was in their book), and then left to fend for ourselves. Not very good! I think that a lot of 10'a with no comment is kind of suspicious.
눇Views of False Bay from public areas and two of the rooms.
April 26, 2015
눉Location - a little bit out of the way unless you have a car or can get a taxi especially if you want to go out for dinner and have a drink.
눇Sunrise room - probably the best room in the house as has fantastic views and private access to the pool. All mod cons, lovely bathroom and large dressing area. Staff very friendly and welcoming.
April 14, 2015
눉The infinity pool was icy cold. Very steep drive up the hill (but sooooo worth it once you're there).
눇Truly amazing view: from our bedroom (also possible from the bathtub) we could watch the stars, the moonrise and the sunrise over the ocean. It's a little further out, south of Boulder's beach, as a result of which you get true peace and quiet. And, extreme comfort! Superb bed. Heavenly!
April 7, 2015
눉Aqua "Terrible" This B&B has potential to be a great place rather than just average-to-appalling. First of all, most reviews with very positive perspectives appear to be from guests staying in the flagship Sun room or Moon room. Their third room is the Fynbos room. If this is the only room remaining - don't book this place. The first two rooms seem to be serviced properly. They are both accessible from inside the property - believe it or not, the Fynbos room is only accessible from outside the property and down a oddly shaped set of poorly lit concrete steps. Safety issue coming home late nights? Also means that you're not likely to use the pool upstairs as you have to traverse the outdoor steps and re-enter the building, pass the fireplace and thru the glass doors. The lounge area has a poorly stocked drinks fridge. The Fynbos room: This room was basically half serviced / unserviced / forgotten by the staff. The bed linen had odd yellow stains along with strays hairs from the previous occupants. One of the tea cups was left balancing on the sink edge in the bathroom with a spoon and dirty water. The other appeared to be unused - but on closer inspection, was tea stained and was rinsed rather than washed. The office appears to be located above the Fynbos room - you can hear footsteps from the room early in the morning. The lady who checked us in was pretty embarrassed by the sequence of events - scrambling to resolve the issue with no housekeeping staff onsite. To her credit, she did her best but the organisation of this establishment was abysmal. The whole debacle took over an hour to resolve. The room also has a strange internal door which is locked - after some messing around with the light switches the light from around the door frame was extinguished. The hair dryer was at best functional. But is probably best described as disgusting. See attached pictures.
눇Location is great for access to Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope National Park.
March 28, 2015
눉Our room smelt of cigarettes and damp. The property decor was outdated and breakfast looked unappetising so we ate elsewhere.
눇Nice pool although we didn't go in. Good location for The Flagship. Great views.
March 16, 2015
눉I was really looking forward staying in this property, but it turned out to be the only one where I didn't really feel at home in South Africa... l cannot say why, but it had a strange atmosphere. To give one example: it has fantastic pool but only two long-chairs which were reserved for the suite... We could not even enjoy lying or sitting in the sun on the terrace and had to go to the beach.
눇Splendid view over the bay, from a very beautiful villa
March 1, 2015
눇Everything! Our suite had everything - privacy, views, wonderful amenities, great wifi. Breakfasts were wonderful and our hostess was very nice too. We will be back!
February 24, 2015
눇Everything, especially the view, the pool, the breakfast and the friendliness. Only the WiFi connection was worse as we were were often disconnected. Other guests told us the same.
February 23, 2015
눉We didn´t like the room we got. No, balcony, difficulties with the wifi and no really great view. Be sure to book the Sun rise room as this is the only really great room. The place is very modern but very impersonal without any warmth and charm.
눇Great view from the top floor.
February 17, 2017
눇We visited for the third time We were very pleased We stayed at the sunrise suite This is the room to stay to fully enjoy the premises
February 10, 2017
February 8, 2017
눉Very windy and the sun went off the patio from 3pm. Seemed rather sterile.
눇Beautiful views and cold pool
January 9, 2017
눉There were no negative issues at this venue!
눇Spacious room, stunning view and stylish decor. Very comfortable bed especially the pillows!
December 27, 2016
눇Everything was awesome
December 21, 2016
눇The bed was super duper comfy!
October 30, 2016
눇Stunning view. Very comfortable room.
October 26, 2016
눉- cold pool - no sunset (just sunrise)
눇- beautiful view - very clean & friendly
October 8, 2016
눇Val was very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The infinity pool, albeit cold, was stunning. Perfect out of the hub location
June 29, 2016
눇Amazing view Very nice breakfast Very clean and cosy Lovely staff during the breakfast
May 30, 2016
눇Such a beautiful house , very confortable .
April 26, 2016
눇Stunning view, comfortable room with a great bath
April 18, 2016
눇The panaromic views was majestic
April 6, 2016
눇View incredible as was the bathroom. Breakfast tasty.
February 29, 2016
눇Everything, staff, building, food, views, everything.
January 25, 2016
눉only problem was airconditioning did not work. did not inconvenience us.
눇wonderful site,great staff. will return in future.
January 14, 2016
눇Loved the pool. The friendly host. Also loved the unit. Value for money excellent
January 5, 2016
December 27, 2015
눉Breakfast to improve
눇View & position
December 19, 2015
눉It's quite a way out of town and up a very, very steep drive
December 7, 2015
눇Amazing views, friendly staff, quiet. Perfect
November 29, 2015
눉Far from any night Life/dinner place Small room And old fashion furnitures
눇The view, overall good but not wow
November 3, 2015
눇Wonderful views,nice quiet location ,good for Cape Point and Boulders beach
October 19, 2015
눉Breakfast is medium. No internet in the room!
October 18, 2015
눉No bar fridge in executive room.
눇Executive suite separate entrance to pool.
October 4, 2015
September 22, 2015
눇We absolutely loved our time there. We will be back. The ladies that run the place are wonderful.
June 8, 2015
눇Wonderful property can lay in bed and watch sun rise over the tip of Africa.
June 7, 2015
눇Such a perfect location with excellent staff
June 4, 2015
눉The weather was bad.
눇The atmosphere of the interior, and the sleeping room gives a relaxed feeling. Staff performance excellent!
May 19, 2015
눇Awesome view and delicious breakfast.
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