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Fabulous 1-Bedroom De Waterkant Apartment. WiFi included

Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Cape Town Central, Western Cape
This fabulous apartment has been newly transformed to take full advantage of the lovely light and views from the 5th floor.

Facing north, this private apartment in The Rockwell is protected from the Cape Town winds and is lovely and sunny in winter, yet cool and eternally liveable in the summer. With a Balinese daybed and a coffee table outside, this apartment is all about making the most of Cape Town and the outdoors.

The air-conditioned interior in shades of white and green is cool and crisp and beautifully complements the Rockwell’s 1900s New York inspired architecture. The clean design makes full use of the interior space and flows easily on to the balcony area. You're above the roofline and there are lovely views across the De Waterkant area to the harbour and Cape Town Stadium.

There is a full kitchen and a washer and dryer...
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Listing #FKN3322395
About the Owner
jenny a
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
Interaction with guests
As I'm not always in Cape Town, I use a property management company to look after the apartment and check guests in. They are available 24hrs a day, and I'm always available via phone/email. If you need any tips of some things to do in Cape Town - please ask me. I love helping people discover how cool this city is.
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Located on the 5th Floor of the Rockwell Apartments Unit 516 is a really great place to stay. Centrally located in the area called De Waterkant it is a 2 minute walk to a excellent shopping centre including supermarket, with numerous excellent restaurants and cafes...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank jacksdad100
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Loved our stay here. We found the accommodation comfortable, secure and private. The proximity to the V&A Waterfront, restaurants, shops etc. was great. Secure parking an added benefit. The unit itself was fully equipped with all that was required in terms of crockery, cutlery and...More

Date of stay: December 2015
1  Thank Pat E
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

I did a lot of research before deciding to rent this apartment. Its a beautiful well appointed flat in an excellent location and one would be hard pressed to do better. One top of all of that is dealing with Jenny, the host. Not only...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Shawn B
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Gym
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
* Please note that this is a private residence in The Rockwell building and is not part of The Rockwell All Suites Hotel & Apartments. As a private resident you are invited to use...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $222 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
De Waterkant is one of the trendiest and most exclusive neighbourhoods in Cape Town. The apartment enjoys an enviable location in the heart of the city without actually being in the CBD (which virtually closes down on weekends). From the apartment, you can easily walk to most major attractions of Cape Town. The CBD is just a couple of blocks, The V&A Waterfront (shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and Robben Island) is only minutes away, and there's an excellent supermarket across the road.
The CTICC (Convention Centre) is nearby. You can easily walk to the new Cape Town Stadium and Cape Quarter’s lively restaurant and café scene is just one block away.

If you have a car, the apartment has an assigned, underground secure car parking space with lift access into the building....
Getting around
I usually use Uber
It's approx R7-11/km

Taxi Services
Taxis are relatively cheap in Cape Town. About R10/km. Best to call one, and have them pick you up at the Prestwich Street entrance.
I suggest InterCab, Excite Taxis or Rikkis
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International Airport: 19.0 km
Railway: Cape Town Train Station: 1.6 km
I'd suggest Uber, a taxi or a city shuttle service from the airport if you're not hiring a car.

Self-drive directions from the airport
Follow the N2 (direction Cape Town).
Keep following signs towards stadium, Waterfront and Sea Point.
Just after you pass the hospital, a big Virgin Active and the CTICC, get into the middle lane.
The road will become Buitengracht Street.
Stay on Buitengracht Street and go through the first 2 traffic lights.
At the third traffic light take a right onto Somerset Road
Then the second right turn onto Alfred Street.
The Rockwell is situated on the corner of Prestwich and Alfred Streets.
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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