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Deluxe Apartment in De Waterkant - 216 the Rockwell

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216 The Rockwell kitchen and living area

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cape Town apartment description

This designer apartment has been newly transformed to take full advantage of the fabulous large balcony that transforms the living space.

Facing north, this private apartment on the 2nd floor of 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 divan and a dining table outside, this apartment is all about making the most of Cape Town and the outdoors.

The air-conditioned interior was designed by a renowned interior designer with a retro feel. It complements the Rockwell’s 1900s New York inspired architecture. The retro design makes full use of the interior space and flows easily into the protected balcony area. There are nice views across the De Waterkant area to the harbour and Cape Town Stadium.

There is a full kitchen and a washer and dryer to provide all the conveniences of home. The apartment also has an espresso machine and an ipod/iphone docking station.

The Rockwell complex was inspired by the early 1900s architecture of Manhattan, and is surrounded by delightful sidewalk restaurants, bars, art galleries and quaint boutique shops. The complex has a stunning seven story interior atrium and luxurious fittings throughout. It also boasts a gym and an indoor, heated pool.

De Waterkant is the trendiest neighbourhood in Cape Town and one of the most exclusive. 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. Security is of the highest standard at the Rockwell with 24hr security.

This privately owned apartment is managed by a high-end corporate agency who only deal with luxury rentals. They will meet all guests on arrival at The Rockwell and do all possible to ensure your stay in Cape Town is amazing. They also provide a complimentary weekly housekeeping service.

This apartment has been oficially graded as 4-star by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.

I've bought and registered a mobile broadband USB stick (dongle) and 2 local Sim cards (1 normal and 1 microsim). You're welcome to use these while you're in Cape Town. I've done all the paperwork, so you'd just need to buy airtime and/or data (at any supermarket, petrol station etc). You'll be able to use these on your smartphone, laptop or tablet. I'll give you all the details so you can let family and friends know how to contact you and plan ahead.

Alternatively, internet can be accessed in the apartment through (paid) public wifi hotspots. If you're going elsewhere in South Africa, a cheaper and faster option would be to get a local sim card (less than $1) and load data onto that for your smartphone or unlocked dongle. I can help you work out what option is best for you, and let you know how to organise. It's a simple process.

Additionally, many of the cafes nearby offer free wifi with a purchase, and there are loads of internet cafes in town (yes they still exist here!) that charge R5/hr.

I'm more than happy to offer guests tips on the area and can recommend some amazing restaurants (that you'll need to book ahead for).


* 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 the pool, gym and restaurant and bar, but bills cannot be charged to the room.

* Services like room service, a daily maid, bellboy and luggage storage are for hotel guests only.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 61 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Queen Bed...moreless

          • The bedroom has has a queen bed, dresser, built-in wardrobe and a separate air-con unit....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • The bathroom has a bath and shower (over bath).

          Other Amenities

              • * Weekly housekeeping is complimentary. * There is access to paid public wifi within the apartment, but please contact me and I'll pass on info on how to organise faster and cheaper internet access. * I respectfully ask all guests not to smoke indoors. Please use the balcony and the ashtray provided. * There are recycling bins in the refuse room outside the apartment for your convenience. * Please note that this is a private apartment in The Rockwell building and is not part of the excellent Rockwell All Suites Hotel & Apartments. As a private resident you are invited to use the pool, gym and restaurant and bar, but bills cannot be charged to the room. Services like room service, a daily maid service, bellboy and luggage storage are for hotel guests only. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Festivals
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Photography
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Elevator
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                          • Balcony

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool
                          • Heated Pool
                          • Indoor Pool

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              House Cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Included
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Xmas 2014
                                  Dec 13 - Jan 11, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,650
                                  ZAR10,500 ZAR24,000
                                  High Season 2015 (Jan-Apr)
                                  Jan 12 - Apr 30, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,300
                                  ZAR8,500 ZAR19,500
                                  Low Season 2015
                                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,000
                                  ZAR6,700 ZAR17,000
                                  HIgh Season 2015
                                  Oct 1 - Dec 12, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,350
                                  ZAR9,000 ZAR20,000
                                  Xmas 2015
                                  Dec 13 - Jan 9, 2016
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,700
                                  ZAR11,000 ZAR25,000
                                  High Season 2016 (Jan-Apr)
                                  Jan 10 - Apr 30, 2016
                                  5 night min stay
                                  ZAR1,350
                                  ZAR9,000 ZAR20,000
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit ZAR1,000
                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Notes:

                                  Rental includes complimentary weekly housekeeping. Extra housekeeping can be arranged at R250 per session.

                                  50% deposit required on confirmation with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 12/15/2014
                                  Check availability
                                  23 Available
                                  21 Unavailable
                                  22 Today
                                  23 Selected dates
                                   

                                  Location

                                  20 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Cape Town International Airport
                                  150 Metres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Cape Quarter Restaurant Precinct - across the road
                                  1.8 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Metropolitan Golf Club
                                  1.8 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Cape Town Train Station
                                  150 Metres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Cape Quarter Restaurant Precinct - across the road
                                  7 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Nearest Fab Beach is Clifton (Sea Point is 3km)

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  De Waterkant is the trendiest neighbourhood in Cape Town and one of the most exclusive. 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 gateway to Robben Island) is only minutes away, and there's an excellent supermarket across the road. Clifton Beach, Camps Bay and iconic Table Mountain are each just a short drive of about 7km.

                                  The Rockwell is also on 'Fan Mile' - the walk from Cape Town to the new Cape Town Stadium.

                                   

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                                  Photos

                                  • 216 The Rockwell kitchen and living area

                                    216 The Rockwell kitchen and living area

                                  • There's a large covered balcony with a Daybed

                                    There's a large covered balcony with a Daybed

                                  • Living Room

                                    Living Room

                                  • Bedroom

                                    Bedroom

                                  • You can dine outside on the balcony

                                    You can dine outside on the balcony

                                  • View up Napier St

                                    View up Napier St

                                  • The Exterior of The Rockwell

                                    The Exterior of The Rockwell

                                  • Location of The Rockwell

                                    Location of The Rockwell

                                  • V&A Waterfront is about 10mins walk

                                    V&A Waterfront is about 10mins walk

                                  • Living area

                                    Living area

                                  • There's a full kitchen - even an espresso machine

                                    There's a full kitchen - even an espresso machine

                                  • Bathroom with Shower and Bath

                                    Bathroom with Shower and Bath

                                  • There's an indoor pool in The Rockwell

                                    There's an indoor pool in The Rockwell

                                  • The interior of The Rockwell

                                    The interior of The Rockwell

                                  • The lobby of The Rockwell

                                    The lobby of The Rockwell

                                  • Bo Kaap is only a couple of minutes walk away

                                    Bo Kaap is only a couple of minutes walk away

                                  ZAR1,000 - ZAR1,700 per night (ZAR)
                                  7

                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 2

                                  View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                                  Member since: 2012
                                  Speaks: english
                                  • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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