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Offering a year-round outdoor pool and 180-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the chic and stylish Living Hotel Lion's Eye is set in Camps Bay with a backdrop of the majestic 12 Apostles mountain range. At Living Hotel Lion's Eye, the elegant suites are located across four levels and connected by a free-floating staircase and has access directly from the basement and private garage area by elevator. The air-conditioned suites are furnished in contemporary décor and come fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe and mini-bar. Each suite has a modern bathroom. There is a shared kitchen and dining area available for guests to use, a light meal menu is available for Lunch and Dinner from 13:00 to 21:00. A number of restaurants can be found a 5-minute drive away and nearby attractions include Table Mountain and Camps Bay Beach. Free WiFi is available. The Cape Town International Airport is within 17 mi from Living Hotel Lion's Eye. Property is equipped with a back solar PV system and is not affected by power failures. An outdoor, open-air gym boasting outdoor exercise equipment is available on site.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cape Town, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Living Hotel Lion's Eye has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 15, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cape Town, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Raina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff were so friendly, and we enjoyed using the space. We even did some grocery shopping and had a braai one evening. The Atlantic Room was beautiful and the views were amazing. It was such an enjoyable experience.
  • Miller
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was clean and we felt like royalty. The food was great. Definitely would stay here again.
  • O'neill
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the unique property! It was so nice to stay in a gorgeous house overlooking the water. The home was quiet and the staff was friendly & attentive.
  • David
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    beautiful view, comfortable bed, staff was super nice.
  • Abdulrahman
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    The staff were friendly and helpful. The location is perfect for attractions. The breakfast was lovely.
  • Nhlanhla
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The views!! The spaces were beautiful and clean The staff was very kind and helpful (Susha and Lwando) really made our stay enjoyable We also liked that they make still/sparkling water available at all times including snacks.
  • Winnie
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The room was spacious and very clean. The cleaners cleaned twice a day. Breakfast was nice i really enjoyed and i was looking forward for the next morning. The view from dining hall is facing the sea and it is beautiful. Everything you see on the...
  • Jessie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful views and an excellent location to explore Camp's Bay from.
  • Nasser
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    the penthouse has an amazing view, very wide balcony, and a path-tube. Also, the staff are friendly and welcoming.
  • C
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Perfect view. Great breakfast. Friendly and accommodating staff

Property questions and answers
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  • Is airport shuttle service free?

    HI, Airport shuttle service is charged at ZAR350.00 Kind regards Calvin Westcott
    Answered on 29 August 2019
  • Can I pay deposit and pay the rest of the amount later to reserve the accommodation

    Yes, we have flexible options available. You can pay a deposit once the reservation is made and the balance on arrival
    Answered on 28 May 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    The best time is Between October and February but then it is extremely busy. There for March and April is a good alternative as it just starts to cool..
    Answered on 13 September 2019
  • Hy hope you are good I wanted to ask since for this room their is hot tub already so is their also pool included

    Hi there Thank you for your question, we have a pool on our pool deck balcony open for all guest to make use of Kind regards
    Answered on 19 January 2023
  • Hi, I saw that there was a pool on your pictures. Is pool accessible by all guests staying at your hotel or is it just for one of the rooms? Thanks!

    Thank you so much for your question. The Pool is accessible to everyone staying at the property. Kind regards Calvin
    Answered on 28 May 2020
  • Is your pool a hot tub ?? Or do you have a warm pool too ?

    Hi there Our pool is unfortunately not heated
    Answered on 30 March 2022
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Managed by Calvin Westcott

Company review score: 8.8Based on 26,933 reviews from 16 properties
16 managed properties

Company info

My Passion for the Hospitality industry is relentless and this gives me a huge advantage in the sector. My Vision has always been to meet and exceed Guest's expectations by striving to moments of magic and keeping it fresh.

Property info

The Lion's Eye offers panoramic sea views and state of the art facilities! You would not want to stay anywhere else!

Neighborhood info

Camps Bay is bordered by the Twelve Apostles Mountain range with a blue flag beach and is known for its undeniable cosmopolitan vibe. Camps Bay is one of the most sought after Holiday destinations in the world!

Languages Spoken


Area info *

Amenities of Living Hotel Lion's Eye
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • BBQ facilities
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Mountain view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

House rules

Living Hotel Lion's Eye takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:30 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 14 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 14 and up are allowed)

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club Cash is not accepted Living Hotel Lion's Eye accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 6:00 PM and 10:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that construction work is going on nearby and some rooms may be affected by noise.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Living Hotel Lion's Eye of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Living Hotel Lion's Eye

  • Check-in at Living Hotel Lion's Eye is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Living Hotel Lion's Eye may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from Living Hotel Lion's Eye. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Living Hotel Lion's Eye offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hiking
    • Diving
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Fitness
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour

  • Guests staying at Living Hotel Lion's Eye can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Living Hotel Lion's Eye is 3.1 miles from the center of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Living Hotel Lion's Eye include:

    • Suite