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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We came here the second time within a year and will also do so whenever we are in Capetown. The House lies high above Bantry Bay a bit outside of the City Centre in one of the best residential areas of Capetown. We always enjoy the relaxed athmosphere. It's more like home away from home than stying in a Hotel/Guesthouse....

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London
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This is a a gem of a place. It really is a home from home rather than a guest house. Olivier and Rudolph are perfect hosts and the level of service excellent and unobtrusive. Breakfast is a self service buffet laid out in the kitchen and you can sit on the balcony looking out over the ocean. The views are...

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Helsinki
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This is certainly the place to stay in Cape! From the first moment you feel yourself warmly welcome, safe and relaxed. The Swiss owner (nice young fellow) has truly succeeded in making Compass House an oases of calm. This place is not too big so all the guests can enjoy the calmness and quiet atmosphare. And what the best: NO...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Anybody who doesn't agree that Compass House way exceeds the norm for service, style, comfort and that unquantifiable special atmosphere that few achieve obviously have way bigger problems in their lives other than a label on a light. What a special three nights we had. Rudolph and Oliver are the perfect foil for each other, then there's the lovely women...

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Didsbury
Reviewed 9 January 2012

This is the most relaxing place we have ever stayed! Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived, the view, service, room, pool area, staff, exceeded our expectations. We stayed for two weeks and by the time we left we felt part of the family. We stayed in room 7 which has its own entrance from the outside which suited...

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1Thank didsbury1977
Warrenton, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2011

this was the last place we stayed on our journey through part of south africa and we have no regrets. we had a confirmation email requesting our arrival time and were met by the owner for our off street parking, tour and welcome drinks. we were given a room upgrade (thanks!) and our night was off to a fabulous start....

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Thank USrookie
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 November 2011

We regret that the anyway short time planned for Cape Town was further shortened by a 12 hours delayed arrival. The remaining two nights at Compass House where just enough to decide, that we will have to come back one day. It is ideally located, a little outside the center and hence off the hustle and bustle (which anyway in...

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2Thank GoodBoy99
Paris, France
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Compass House, its location, accomodation and staff are simply out of this world. I really don't understand the comments by KatieDuncs. All the signs , in my opinion, are simply to guarantee that everybody is able to enjoy Compass House at its best. After all I wouldn't like to use the computer after somebody had been droppîng crumbs on the...

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2Thank nancybon
Cheltenham
Reviewed 3 November 2011

What kind of a place has an HONESTY bar with a large yellow sign warning you are being monitored by CCTV in it? What kind of a place assumes you're out to steal the toiletries and frames, on the bathroom wall, a patronising request for you not to pinch the goodies when you can purchase them at reception? What kind...

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9Thank KatieDuncs
Munich
Reviewed 2 November 2011

For the first time we did not want to return home from a holiday. Not that we haven't experienced lovely hotels and holidays, but Compass House was "something else". The rooms were immaculate, with a stunning view over a gorgeous infinity pool out to the Atlantic Ocean. The relaxing pool area was the perfect place to chill in the afternoon...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Compass House, perfectly positioned on the shores of the Atlantic Seaboard, promises its guests the ultimate in style and comfort. Located in Bantry Bay, just two minutes from the beach-front and ten minutes away from the city center, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean from every room. Compass House enjoys a warm atmosphere. It has wooden floors throughout. The biggest swimming pool in Cape Town and patio lend themselves brilliantly for daytime relaxation and witnessing the beautifully blissful South African sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass House

Address: 154 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: €167 - €642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Compass House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Compass House Hotel Bantry Bay
Compass House Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
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