The Residence Crystal Towers

Century Boulevard7441Cape TownSouth Africa
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About The Residence Crystal Towers

The Residence Crystal Towers offers fully-equipped apartments next to the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town’s Century City suburb, with excellent views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic from may suites.

The air-conditioned apartments range from studios to three-bedrooms and feature modern furniture and decor, including flat-screen TVs. The private bathrooms offer free toiletries, a hair dryer and under-floor heating. The large penthouse suite adds a Jacuzzi.

Front desk staff can assist with luggage storage and laundry facilities as well as arranging airport shuttles. Free Wi-Fi is provided in all areas and there is also a lift on-site.

Each apartment features a fully-equipped kitchen to allow self-catering, whilst the Knife is an in-house restaurant offering a lunch and dinner service. A breakfast buffet is also available on-site.

Cape Town International Airport is located within a 20-kilometre drive of The Residence Crystal Towers. Lagoon Beach can be accessed via a 15-minute drive and Sunset Beach is approximately seven kilometres away.


Century Boulevard, 7441, Cape Town, South Africa
Telephone: +27(21)5520690 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Within walking distance of shopping centre

The location of this apartment complex is rated very highly, with many guests listing the close proximity to the massive Canal Walk Shopping Centre as a significant reason. This easy access, as well as the multiple beaches within a short drive, meant guests felt the location to be very convenient.

Spacious and clean apartments

Cleanliness levels are consistently rated as one of the top elements of this property, with many guests commenting on the excellent standards. This, combined with the spacious and modern feel of the apartments, is said to create a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere.

Good customer service

The majority of guests find the customer service at this property to be of a good standard. Reviewers comment on the friendly and helpful nature of the reception staff, which is said to add an extra positive element to a stay here.

Negative Reviews

Limited free Wi-Fi

Although the property offers free Wi-Fi to guests, it is limited to a certain amount each day. A variety of guests point this out as a negative aspect of the property and would prefer to have unlimited Wi-Fi access in their apartments.

Noise disturbances

A variety of reviews mention differing noise disturbances at this property. There are multiple reports of fire alarms going off during the night on many occasions, plus guests also state that they hear banging of doors and noise from the restaurant below. As a result, many guests find their sleep to be interrupted.

Rating Overview

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8.7 /10
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8.7 out of 10 based on 377 reviews