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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing hotel , the minute we arrived the staff were wonderful. The room was class and views were stunning . The breakfast was fantastic we had it everyday. We had lunch there the first day we arrived it was delicious . We had dinner on our last night and it was superb . Would highly recommend this hotel, hopefully... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this place to be a truly perfect start to an amazing trip in SA on our honeymoon. Loved our accommodation across the rope bridge, felt like we had a proper area of this paradise all to ourselves as it was so private. The beautiful golden retrievers just added to the experience as it felt so homely. The Manor... More 

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Milton Keynes, UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We splashed out to stay here. It was nothing to write home about. A nice enough room, but in an unimpressive block over the bridge away from the historic house. The views were not exactly over the sandy sweep of camps bay but rather some boulders at one end. Took dinner in the hotel, pretty average. Breakfast OK - but... More 

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Miami
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on our first night in Cape Town for a Braai at the Camps Bay Retreat (due to a wonderful suggestion from our staff at the Bay Hotel) We were exhausted from our flight and didn't really want to make reservations for dinner that evening but they told us the Braai is only done on certain... More 

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Thank Ryobi
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we knew we had made a great choice. The staff where friendly and helpful, the rooms where beautiful and the view. The kitchen serves a good selection of dishes, with herbs and vegetables grown on the property. What I really loved about my stay was the feeling of being relaxed with almost a homely feeling.... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful hotel. The main part of the hotel is very old but beautifully maintained, and has a great atmosphere. We had a suite in one of the garden rooms which was beautiful and very equiped and very modern. My friend does not like hights and was not too happy about the hanging bridge, but when she managed... More 

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Wevelgem, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Nice hotel in a private enclosed area, at walking distance of the beach and the main road of Camps Bay where restaurants are situated. Our room had a very Nice ocean view. The staff was very friendly and ready to help at any time, prime example was Raymond no matter what he was doing his enthousiasm was fantastic. Tips... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in an amazing secluded environment. The main house is just as it was as a family home and the rooms (We had one of the lodges) are extremely well-equipped and comfortable. The hotel has brilliant views across the Atlantic Ocean unimpeded by any other buildings and has beautiful tranquil gardens to wander in. Staff service throughout was impeccable.... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I had made the booking at the bay hotel but had changed my mind and wanted it at the camps bay retreat. I rang up and they changed it no problem. I arrived for my 2 hour massage 14 mins early and was created by a lovely member of staff. I was brought coffee whilst I waited for the therapist... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed for two weeks with my wife in September 2016. Awesome location in camps bay, close to the beach in a tropical garden like setting. Only 15 rooms in three different buildings. Staff is very friendly and attentive; secure parking space available; breakfast is continental with an English touch. Three pools, spa, tennis court, this is a awesome place to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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The Retreat Kitchen
The Retreat Kitchen
Cuisines: European
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Camps Bay Retreat Luxury Boutique Hotel is a sanctuary for the soul, set on four acres of lush green nature reserve. With a mountain meditation pool, thickets of trees, waterfalls and streams, it is a peaceful paradise, where meditative moments are waiting to be had. Views stretch across the ever-changing Atlantic Ocean and along the peaks of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range, from the Deck House and The Villa. The estate has features such as four pools, a tennis court, a spa and a fine dining restaurant. Dine in the old world splendour of the original manor house, where The Retreat Kitchen's executive chef creates a daily menu of gourmet fare, combining a symphony of fresh ingredients from local markets. Food is paired exquisitely with celebrated wines from the region, best experienced as part of a candlelit three course affair! Spoil yourself with a choice of massages, treatments and facials at the spa. Spend the day luxuriating in the spa, relaxing in the sauna and being revitalized with a deep tissue massage. A refuge for the body and a haven for the mind, you'll unravel and surrender to the tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camps Bay Retreat

Address: 7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: €169 - €527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Camps Bay Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Camps Bay Retreat Hotel Camps Bay
Hotel Camps Bay
Retreat Hotel Camps Bay
Camps Bay Retreat Cape Town
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
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“Not worth the money, stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Savv1traveller, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only went for dinner- but all the rooms look spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles Ryobi, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites in garden are modern. In main hotel I think more old world.”
 of 5 bubbles gillianp407, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend to book a room in the deck house or village house as they all have decks/balcony and are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles thomassP3475YC, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Older rooms in manor house more traditional, modern rooms in other adjacent small buildings”
 of 5 bubbles mikerA7706ES, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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