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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
PEMBROKE 403 is a very spacious (263sqm) and utterly luxurious apartment on the fourth of five floors with a really high spec finish. The furniture was specially designed including some stunning glass pieces. All of the art work is original and personally chosen for the space. It has recently been awarded 5 STARS by the South African Tourism Board.
The beds & bedrooms are luxurious with bed linen of the highest quality and there are oodles of pillows, towels etc together with bathrobes. Each balcony has a six seater table & chairs with loungers on the Marina side.
The apartment has an integrated Bang & Olufsen sound and flat screen TV system in all rooms, also internet access. The lighting, designed by John Cullen Lighting, London is extremely sophisticated and provides a variety of moods.
There is a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool on site. Ladies & gents golf clubs are available to play the many nearby beautiful and challanging courses.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Seapoint Beach & many others 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: DF Malan Airport, Cape Town 18 km, Nearest railway: Cape Town Railway Station 1 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
PEMBROKE 403 apartment consists of:
• Lounge and dining area with large balcony facing onto the Marina
• Second TV Lounge with balcony facing Table Mountain
• Poggenpohl Kitchen with Miele appliances has a separate Utility Room
• Master Bedroom with large bathroom with wetroom and balcony onto the Marina
• Mountain bedroom with its own en suite bathroom opens on to the Table Mountain balcony
• TV lounge can also be used as twin bedroom with separate shower room
First impressions are of a spectacular OPEN PLAN LIVING & DINING SPACE with stunning views, fabulous furnishings in blue & red leathers with some amazing glass pieces including a 2.4m dining table. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows are dressed with wild silks in twilight blue and chilli red with matching metallic sheers
KITCHEN is fully equipped to cook and cater comprehensively, including all the usual kitchen aids, a NESPRESSO coffee machine, flitered water on tap, large supplies of crockery, cutlery & glassware and large receptions have been held here. Store cupboard contains lots of basic supplies including tea, coffee, olive oils, etc. A PICNIC BACKET & beach towels are also provided.
MASTER BEDROOM is ultra luxurious with an extra length KING SIZE BED, fabulous linens and masses of pillows. Large en suite includes a wet room with a POWER SHOWER together with matching basins and DOUBLE ENDED BATH with views over Marina. Bathrobes & toiletries are supplied. The wardrobes in both bedrooms are beautifully made by a master craftsman and each contain ELECTRONIC SAFES.
MOUNTAIN BEDROOM with a queen bed is equally luxurious with en suite BATH & POWER SHOWER while large TV ROOM doubles as a TWIN BEDROOM with a SEPARATE LARGE SHOWER ROOM
Carefully chosen pieces of ORIGINAL ART are featured throughout the space. Apart from the dining table, Simon Croft's creative GLASS ART is also a strong feature.
LIGHTING throughout was designed by John Cullen Lighting, London and is extremely sophisticated with MANY MOODS. All spaces benefit from an integrated BANG & OLUFSEN sound & vision with music from CD, Beomedia or iPod and FLAT SCREEN TVs with DSTV and DVD.
A large REPERTOIRE OF MUSIC of all sorts including pop, classical, opera, jazz etc is stored on the Beomedia and you can also bring your own CDs or iPod. INTERNET ACCESS is also provided.
Apartment is SERVICED DAILYon weekdays. A shopping service is also available on request. as are supplies of premium wines & beer to quell the terrible thirst of holiday heat! Breakfast can be served at a time of your choice.
AIR CONDITIONING is present throughout as is UNDERFLOOR HEATING and HEATED TOWEL RAILS. The apartment has its own individual SECURITY SYSTEM apart from the overall security of the area.
|Further details outdoors|
There are TWO LARGE BALCONIES, one of which faces the MARINA and the famous WATERFRONT with Cape Town Harbour beyond while the south facing balcony looks to the majestic TABLE MOUNTAIN. Both balconies are equipped with dining table & chairs for six, also sun loungers.
There is a fully equipped GYM on site with access to personal trainers, an outdoor pool and a cafe serving light snacks, good coffee & fresh home made treats.
There is SECURE PARKING in the basement for two cars as well as guest parking. A LIFT from beside the car parking space opens outside the door of Pembroke 403 making luggage handling, shopping easy to handle.
The HIGH LEVEL SECURITY is discrete and delivered by a friendly & helpful team who always seem to smile.
Walking in the area, to and from the V&A Waterfront or out along the never ending seafront is perfectly safe.
International AIRPORT is 15-20 MINS drive .away and TRANSFERS can be arranged.
Our excellent CONCIERGE service awaits your arrival and will provide you with a full orientation.
Among the many SERVICES AVAILABLE are
• Delicious fresh breakfasts
• Professional chef
• Shopping Service
• Personally chosen wines from top estates incl Thelema, Paul Cluver, Buitenverwachting, Kanu and others.
• In house massage
• One & Only Hotel Spa with guest discounts 2 mins
• Restaurant Reservations & Recommendations
• Professional Child Care
• Wine Route Tours
• Car Hire & Transfers
• Virtually anything else you might want!
A warm South African welcome awaits your arrival which will hopefully reflect our own Irish Cead Mile Failte .
The Western Cape region
CAPE TOWN is an incredibly beautiful place with MAJESTIC SCENERY against the backdrop of TABLE MOUNTAIN.. More majestic scenery unfolds as one drives south along the a continuum of BEACHES to the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE with the Twelve Apostles mountains forming the backbone of this peninsula.
Driving north are more never ending beaches while a little inland, are the famous WINE TOWNS of STELLENBOSCH, FRANSCHHOEK & PAARL. To the east, the coast road along Gordons Bay is breathtaking. Onwards to HERMANUS where the sea is full of southern right WHALES and their young from August to December.
WALKING & HIKING routes are endless in the immediate vicinity of Cape Town.
WINE has been made in the Cape since 1659, before the Bordeaux vineyards were planted. Standards of wine making have increased greatly since apartheid ended and the wines now sit comfortably among the best in the world. Having a major interest in the wines of the Cape, WINERY VISITS with knowledgeable guides can be readily arranged.
Cape Town has a wonderful mediterranean climate and offers fantastic lifestyle opportunities.
PEMBROKE 403 is situated in the heart of the V&A WATERFRONT, which is regarded as the most successful Waterfront development in the world. Restored warehouses and quays are packed with smart shops, trendy cafés and some of Cape Town's best restaurants with constant free entertainment.
Tours to ROBBEN ISLAND, a World Heritage Site, leave from the Clock Tower opposite.
Cape Town has a COSMOPOLITAN CULTURAL MIX which has been influenced over the years mainly by the Dutch, French and British, with a significant influence also having come from Malaysia. With a fascinating history going back 350 years, Cape Town offers a huge selection of museums and places of cultural interest to visit - www.museums.org.za.
A wide variety of ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES include shark diving, abseiling, bungee jumping, climbing, hiking, scuba diving, fishing, mountain biking, paragliding, surfing, helicopter trips, sailing, tennis in addition to golf at endless fantastic golf courses.
For NATURE LOVERS, the Cape Floral kingdom with its Fynbos vegetation is another UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Ferries go from the V&A to Hout Bay, Simon's Town and the CAPE FUR SEAL COLONIES on Seal and Duiker Islands while the Jack-Ass PENGUINS at Boulders and at Bettys Bay are a real treat to see.The Chacma BABOON troupes at Cape Point are not to be messed with though a GUIDED WALK with a conservationist is inspiring.
RUGBY is big in South Africa and Western Province /Stormers are based at NEWLANdS stadium in the city.
In CRICKET, the Cape Cobras represent Cape Town at the Newlands Cricket Ground.
SOCCER is played at the newly reconstructed GREENPOINT stadium under Table Mountain and will host many of the games in the upcoming FIFA Soccer WORLD CUP including a semi final. It is an easy 2km walk from Pembroke 403
The CAPE ARGUS Pick 'n Pay CYCLE TOUR sees over 40,000 cyclists tackling a 109 km route around Cape Town each March.
Several companies offer TOURS of the CAPE FLATS, a mostly COLOURED TOWNSHIP, and KHAYELITSHA, a mostly BLACK TOWNSHIP. An option is to sleep overnight in Cape Town's townships. There are several B&Bs where you can spend a safe and real African night.
WINE has been made in the Cape since the Dutch arrived and the first wine was made in 1659, long before Boreaux was even planted! PERSONALISED WINE TOURS can be arranged in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek & Paarl as well as newer areas further afield.
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10 May 2014
We stayed at Pembroke for 3 nights in April. Eilis went out of her way to help us organise our trip from making the bookings for airport transfers and day trips to general advice about our itinerary; … More
Thank you for your lovely comments.
Im so glad you all enjoyed everything at Pembroke 403. Even for ourselves when we get a chance to be there, it is a really special place in such a prefect location.
You were a pleasure to deal with from the outset and it was a privilege to be able to help you have a great trip to Cape Town.
Hopefully, you will manage to get back to Cape Town in the not too distant future as your time there as a family was quite short and there is just so much to see and do. Or maybe ye might even get to Ireland sometime where there is also so much to see and do!
With warm wishes
15 Jan 2014
"Beautiful, secure apartment with amazing views..."
We stayed at Pembroke 403 for a week in December, we were greeted by pure luxury...the apartment is very spacious and well furnished with beautiful artworks on the walls. It is situated in a very secure complex, with very efficient security personnel. It has two lounges and having three TV sets - one in the main bedroom, meant we didn't have to fight for a remote with our little ones..and there is a collection of great books and novels for those lazy afternoons...and it has great views from the balconies....one of the Waterfront and the other of the Table Mountain. My little ones enjoyed watching seals from the balcony...and fireworks on New Year's Eve...
It's a few minutes walk to the V&A and the One & Only and because we were three families booked around the same complex, it was easy and safe to walk to other apartments even at night.
Eilis and her team were very helpful in getting us settled...and we would recommend this place to our friends and family.
Thank you Sthombe for your kind remarks and so glad you all enjoyed your stay.
I'm glad you mentioned the books. We, especially my husband Séamus, are great book collectors of all sorts and we like to have these available for our guests. It's nice when on holiday to have some special interest books on the area to peruse. We also like the idea of having novels that can be swapped - easier than bringing a full bag of books too and fro by air.
Also nice that you found the range of TVs to be useful and it means children can watch what they want either on TV or DVD while leaving the adults in peace to watch something else. Or maybe one wants to watch sport and another a movie...
We ourselves love to sit on the Marina balcony and watch those slothful seals lazing about below while the young ones can be very playful in the water.
There is just so much to see and do from just doing nothing and relaxing to many types of activity in the immediate vicinity.
I'm so sorry we don't have availability for the Jazz Festival this year but hope to be able to welcome you back to Pembroke 403 in the not too distant future.
All the best for 2014.
7 Jan 2014
Stayed at Pembroke with my wife and 9 yr old daughter for 5 nights. The apartment is beautifully furnished, very spacious, has great views of both table mountain and the waterfront, and is in a great… More
Many thanks for this, Andy
I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay at Pembroke 403.
The location and the views are as good as there is anywhere in the world and we have tried to make the interiors a worthy match for this.
I'm very pleased about your comments on security as I think this is the biggest fear for first time visitors to the Cape. Cape Town is as safe as any city in the world while the Waterfront itself is particularly safe and a short, easy walk from Pembroke. As you say, the complex, of which Pembroke is a part, is totally secure.
Cape Town is a great city to visit and offers as much to do for both first time and returning visitors. No wonder the New York Times has named Cape Town as the Number 1 Place to Go 2014.
Have a great year ahead.
26 Dec 2013
"Wonderful Experience - Truly a 5-star Accommodation!"
My husband and I traveled to Cape Town with another couple. We found Pembroke 403 via a search engine and are so thrilled we chose to stay here. The owners were very easy to communicate with during our booking and very helpful in suggesting places to visit and things to do. The location of the apartment is perfect - close enough to the V&A Waterfront but very quiet and peaceful with amazing views from all the windows - both the view of Table Mountain from the back and the Marina view from the front. The apartment is very well equipped and very well decorated - exactly as you see in the pictures. Very comfortable place to relax after seeing the town during the day. We will definitely be back!
Thank you Lisa & Dave for your kind words.
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Pembroke 403. Given your extremely busy lives, I'm sure it provided a very welcome haven of peace and tranquility when you were not out and about. Ye certainly packed as much as was humanly possible into your short few days but there is still so much more to explore when you find some time to come back to Cape Town.
Meanwhile, I hope you both have a wonderful 2014.
10 Sep 2013
"The Best Place to Stay in Cape Town!"
Our family has traveled to many places around the world, and Pembroke 403 was truly one of the loveliest accommodations we ever had. We thoroughly enjoyed the spacious apartment, its contemporary deco… More
Thank you for your great review.
It was a real pleasure to interact with you by phone & email right from the moment of your initial enquiry and I feel we almost shared your time in Cape Town. You certainly packed so much in and we were delighted that you were able to follow some of the itineraries that we so enjoy ourselves when we are in Cape Town.
Pembroke 403 is our real treasure and we are always especially thrilled to share it with people like yourself, Barbara and your two daughters, Juliana & Isabella. I hope the memories of both Pembroke 403 and of your Cape & Cape Town experiences will live with you all for many a day.
Gura math agaibh.
11 Mar 2013
"Wow, wow and wow"
This is an absolutely amazing apartment. It must be one of the very best apartments in Capetown. It is right on the V&A waterfront and has dual aspect, with balconies facing the sea and the Cape Grac… More
Thank you so much Colette for your wonderful comments. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay so much.
17 Nov 2012
"Luxury at the Marina in Cape Town"
This enormous apartment is beyond luxury and is furnished with both taste and quality.Overlooking the marina it is also on the edge of the V and A waterfront complex with many excellent restaurants an… More
5 Nov 2012
"Luxury home away from home..."
The entire experience staying at Pembroke 403 was very enjoyable. Our flight into Cape Town was delayed, but the management company was keeping track of us and knew we would be late checking in. The apartment itself is spectacular! Comfortable and spacious, and the views are just magnificent. It was a wonderful place to kick back after a hectic day of seeing Cape Town. Eilis and Seamus were very helpful and informative and happy to help with information about Cape Town. The cafe at the gym is a short walk away and was very handy for morning coffee and breakfast. We found the area to be safe and the usual caution re: big cities is required when moving around the city. Access to all the Cape Town spots was easy, either a short walk or drive away. We arranged a taxi on our first night for a dinner in the city and were able to use him all week long. Pembroke 403 offers a great alternative to a hotel stay!
Hi Cameron, Renata
We are both so glad you enjoyed Pembroke 403 as well as your Cape Town trip so much. I trust you had a safe journey back.
We look forward to welcoming back to Pembroke 403 at another time in the not too distant future. Meanwhile, keep well and have a wonderful Christmas.
28 Aug 2012
"Private luxury in a piece of paradise"
We stayed in Pembroke in Febuary this year. We found the appartment on the Internet. The place is just amazing with easy access to the waterfront and fantastic security. If you have heard its dangerou… More
Many thanks Philippe for your kind remarks about your stay at our beautiful 5 star property at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
I am so glad you enjoyed it as much we would have liked for you. We do try very hard to make our guests stay at Pembroke 403 as enjoyable and seamless as possible.
I am also particularly glad that you emphasised the high level of safety - it is perhaps the one thing that people who have never visited Cape Town have some concerns about. Since we started to visit the Cape in 1998, we have never experienced any security issues though, as anywhere in the world, one should always exercise common sense. The fact that Pembroke 403 is within a very short walking distance of so many amenities for all ages makes it a perfect location highlighted by the fact that you were totally comfortable in letting your 12 and 15 year old boys come and go from the Waterfront.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Pembroke 403 in the not too distant future.
With every good wish.
4 Jun 2012
"A luxury home with a breathtaking view!"
We are a family of 4 ( with a son aged 20 and a daughter aged 4!) who were visiting Cape Town for a week. I had previously stayed at the Table Bay Hotel last Nov, when I was there on work, and hence k… More
Shweta, I am so pleased that your visit to Cape Town and your stay at Pembroke 403 was so fantastic for you and your family.
We know just how amazing Pembroke 403 is and just love being there ourselves. Sadly as we are still working full-time, our own time there is very limited. Yes, you are right - the location is close to perfection, the views from the balconies are breathtaking both by day and night and the interiors were created with pleasure, love and huge attention to detail (not to mention cost!). While most of the furnishings and finishes were locally commissioned or sourced, some elements that were unavailable locally were shipped from various parts of Europe. All of the artwork, both on the walls and in the furnishings and finishes is original and local. Cape Town is such a creative place.
We do try very hard to provide a highly personalised service for our guests. We were delighted to be able to get reservations for you at some of Cape Town's most sought after and often unavailable tables and that your experiences there surpassed all of your expectations.
It was a pleasure and a privilege to get to know you though our many emails and phone calls in the planning and duration your trip.
With very good wishes.
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