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108 Rockwell Cape Town, pool, views of Table Mountain

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


De Waterkant Apartment Rental Photos and Description

FREE PARKING- Situated in trendy de Waterkant, near The Waterfront, Town Centre

This superb apartment in The Rockwell, offers exceptional New York style accommodation in a relaxed and comfortable setting and prime location in Cape Town and is fully equipped for every self-catering need.

The wrap-around balcony, off the living room and bedroom, has an outdoor table and chairs, sun loungers and a gas barbecue, perfect for al fresco dining and enjoying the spectacular views of Table Mountain.

FREE secure undercover parking is available for our guests, with direct access to the apartment floor.

Guests also have FREE use of the indoor swimming pool and gym at The Rockwell. Beauty treatments and massages are available at reasonable rates.

The Rockwell has excellent on-site security. All hotel services are available to our guests, including, room service, buffet and a la carte breakfasts, an intimate piano bar, laundry and dry cleaning and their concierge service, where you can book tours and excursions. Several restaurants frame the perimeter of the hotel.

Wi-Fi is available ifrom reception and chargeable in the apartment, at varying rates, by the hotel.

Everything you want to experience in a Downtown setting, can be found in close proximity to the Rockwell. It is within easy reach of the V & A Waterfront, Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD), the colourful Bo Kaap, Cape Quarter Shopping Centre, Green Point, the International Convention Centre (CTICC) and Cape Town Stadium, the de Waterkant gayberhood, of course, as well as many excellent restaurants, bars and coffee shops.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Barbara Derber
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Barbara Derber

Born and raised in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I now live in the Algarve, Portugal, one of Europe's sunniest and most popular tourist destinations. I remain connected to South Africa and visit Cape Town regularly. My company, Algarve Getaways, specialises in apartment and villa rentals in the Algarve. When I am not in the office, my colleagues, Irene and Elisabete, will be happy to assist you.

Barbara Derber purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Barbara Derber chose Cape Town

I bought this apartment for 2 main reasons:

1. The Rockwell is such a superb hotel, with beautiful interiors, friendly, helpful staff and excellent security. It is well maintained, the apartment is of an equally high standard and our guests would have all the advantages and comfort of staying in an apartment within a 4-star hotel.

2. Location, location, location. The Rockwell is in an ideal location, for access to many outstanding restaurants, a great shopping centre, quality supermarkets, one with a fabulous deli, entertainment, an easy walk into the town centre, the Waterfront, the quaint and quirky streets and shops of trendy de Waterkant, Convention Centre and many other places.

What makes this apartment unique

Guests have more comfort, space and relaxation in a self-catering apartment, whilst still having the use and benefit of staying in a 4-star hotel, with all its facilities. You can't beat that!

Guestbook comments from the manager

A very nice, clean apartment with lots of outside space. The Rockwell is very practical and in a very central location, with good service from the Reception. I had a very good time and hope to be back in the near future.
Apr 2011
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

108 Rockwell Cape Town, pool, views of Table Mountain
average rating of 4.5 based on 13 reviews

Great Views of Table Mountain

  • 4 of 5

Large, clean unit with huge balcony area that faces Table Mountain. Great central location with 10 - 15 minute walk to the V&A, The Gardens and Long Street. Minutes Uber drive to most other sites. Unit is part of Hotel which has great facilities such as pool, fitness room, several Bars/restaurants and close to groceries. Good choice!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was nicely furnished and comfortable. The view is ok and the location is very near city center and lots of restaurants (mostly chain places). The staff in the lobby was very helpful trying to plan tourist activities. If you want to find activities off the beaten path, you'll have to search a little farther. Overall, it was a very pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay at The Rockwell. it is good to know that the hotel staff were able to assist you with tourist activities. The Recommended Restaurant guide that I send all our guests, has mostly unique restaurants, rather than chains, personal favourites located around The Rockwell neighbourhood, as well as a few others further afield. Best wishes, Barbara
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Nice clean apartment if you like noise!

  • 3 of 5

Great location, neat and clean apartment with nice pool and gym just few meters away. You need to be a good sleeper due to 3 bars/restaurants just 5-10 meters away and apartment is just above street level with plenty of drunk people especially in weekends.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am so pleased that you were happy with the apartment and excellent facilities in The Rockwell. It is in a great location, in a very popular and trendy neighbourhood, with much happening and so we can't promise our guests peace and quiet all the time. There were a couple of big sporting events over the weekend of your stay and South Africans take their sport very seriously, so I am sorry that you were disturbed by celebrations. Best wishes, Barbara
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Amazing apartment in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Loved this apartment and loved Cape Town. This is the perfect base for exploring the many wonders of Cape Town and can highly recommend. The apartment is modern, bright, clean and very well equipped. It has a huge wrap around balcony, ideal for enjoying a glass of wine after a busy day sightseeing. Was great to wake up to the view of Table Mountain, a must see for anyone during their stay. The apartment is in a great location, with many shops and restaurants within walking distance and also close to the wonderful V & A Waterfront. You can also use all the hotel facilities, including the indoor pool and gym. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and security is excellent. There is so much to see and do in Cape Town and had an amazing holiday. If I ever get the chance to return would definitely book this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment and hotel, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in this apartment in September this year and I couldn’t have chosen a better place for my holiday in the amazing city of Cape Town.

The apartment 108 Rockwell exceeded our expectations, it was very well equipped, extremely comfortable and spotless. It has a big balcony with fantastic views over Table Mountain and Lion’s Head and the outside furnishings are really comfortable, perfect for some moments of relaxation at the end of the day.

The Rockwell All-Suite Apart Hotel is where you want to say if you plan to get around and have a variety of places to go at walking distance, such as shopping centre, great restaurants, shops and transport. The taxi service is very good and cheap.

Cape Town was so awesome I never made it to the Hotel indoor pool or gym, I always returned too tired and always awoke eager to hit the sights, but the Hotel has all the amenities you can ask for and the staff are extremely polite and efficient.

Booking with Barbara was so easy and the local manager, very helpful.

I can highly recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment in Cape Town in a great area!

  • 5 of 5

I have just got back from an 8 night stay in Cape Town and all I can say is what a great place Cape Town is. 8 nights just isn’t enough! The booking process went smoothly with Barbara (at Algarve Getaways). The apartment is just as described on the internet, clean, modern, bright, has all the mod-cons needed, even a small welcome letter from Sabina (the manager) explaining the basics of the apartment. The location of the apartment is also good as it is within easy access to the main areas. There is a supermarket in walking distance around the corner also. The hotel staff were great and it was a plus having an indoor heated pool & gym free to use. Cape Town has many great things to see and eat, with going up Table Mountain one of my personal favorites. What a view! I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone wanting to stay & explore Cape Town and I hope to return in the near future!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Cape Town International, 20 min drive
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
V & A Waterfront
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Green Point Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Cape Town
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
N1 & N2
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The Rockwell apartments are perfectly situated in trendy De Waterkant, just metres away from the Cape Quarter shopping centre with its eclectic mix of shops, courtyard restaurants and excellent supermarket.

There is a wonderful café culture in the neighbourhoodand many first class restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the area.

The V & A Waterfront is a 10 minute walk away and has excellent shopping, restaurants, bars, cruises, an aquarium, trips to Robben Island, cinemas and live entertainment.

Hop On Hop Off bus stops are nearby, with many routes around Cape Town. Taxis are also easy to come by.

Just a few minutes drive from Table Mountain's cablecar, are the world class beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton.

Rates & Availability

De Waterkant Apartment Rental Rates

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Dec 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
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Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

DISCOUNTS on late bookings, long stays, over 10 days, outside of peak weeks, and monthly lets.
Refundable Security Deposit Required.

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De Waterkant Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 91 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom en-suite
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Facilities: - Swimming Pool - Barbecue/Braai - Bar Lounge - Restaurants - Gymnasium - Massage - Theatre - New

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