Houghton View Guest House

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Terrace/Patio

Overview of Houghton View Guest House

Houghton View Guest House

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
15 Houghton Drive, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8040

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCamps Bay Beach14 min walk
  • Popular LocationClifton Bay Beach3 min drive
  • Popular LocationTable Mountain10 min drive
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)22 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Houghton View Guest House is located in Camps Bay, a neighborhood in Cape Town, and is near the airport and near the beach. De Waal Park and St. Georges Mall are local landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Kloof Street and Long Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Cape Town Stadium or Newlands Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching and winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Camps Bay Beach - 14 min walk
  • Clifton Bay Beach - 3 min drive
  • South African Museum and Planetarium - 6 min drive
  • Lions Head - 7 min drive
  • Table Mountain - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Esplanade Station - 11 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 14 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Hussar Grill — 6 min walk
  • Codfather — 10 min walk
  • PRIMI — 11 min walk
  • The Butcher — 11 min walk
  • Zenzero — 11 min walk

About this property

Houghton View Guest House

5-star guesthouse near the beach
Guests at this beach guesthouse will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 6 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include refrigerators, microwaves, and flat-screen TVs.
Houghton View Guest House offers 6 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and bidets.

This Cape Town guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include shared/communal kitchens and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2019.

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor pool.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking options include a carport
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–10 AM
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - November 2019
  • Romance packages available
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Champagne service
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee grinder
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Paper towels

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Heated floors
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 350 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Parking height restrictions apply
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 67 out of 84 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 84 reviews
4 - Good 10%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 84 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 84 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 84 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is closed and do not answer the phone or emails
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice place I love it
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Superb guest house
Amazing place
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020