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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2016

MannaBay is a boutique hotel, akin to a glamorous mansion on the foothills of Table Mountain. The joys of looking out the front of the property to Cape Town harbor and surrounding waterfront and back, directly up Table Mountain never faded. From the minute we arrived the hotel's staff made it very clear that our holiday, not just our stay...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Wow, we love your review! We will accept every one of those six stars - thank you. We hope to see you back at MannaBay some time soon. Kind regards, Mitch

Kapellen, Belgium
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We just stayed 3 nights at Mannabay. Everything was perfect. Very friendly management and service. Rooms and bathrooms are very nice and everything is very clean. Excellent breakfast, but best of all is tea time: it was so delicious that we weren't hungry anymore at dinner. Often the difference is in the details and Mannabay excels in all the little...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our culinary delights. We work incredibly hard to get the details right and we are so pleased that you noticed. We hope to see you back at MannaBay in the future. Kind regards, Mitch

London
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We stayed here for 1 night the end of our trip to Cape Town in December 2015. I had been trying to book a room here after reading amazing reviews and the only available night happened to be our last night in Cape Town. I have to say it was the PERFECT place in which to end our holiday. From...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Van, Thank you for your amazing review! You definitely haven't enjoyed the full MannaBay experience if you skipped afternoon high tea, so you must come back soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

And on the 8th day the Lord made manna bay hotel. This hotel puts the Q into quality. Spent three nights there cried when I had to leave it is fantastic. Food and afternoon tea brilliant . Staff are like having your family looking after you. If you are going to SA this place must be on your wish list

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Wow, wow, wow! Thank you George for your amazing review. You are welcome back anytime ;) Kind regards, Mitch

Reviewed 7 December 2015

My husband and I stayed there to celebrate our honeymoon. Every single detail of our stay was perfectly planned out by the thoughtful staff--from picking us up at the airport to helping us find a place to have dinner. MannaBay staff are kind, genuine, and accommodating. They even left thoughtful little surprises in our suite to wish us congratulations. I...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Nakeefa, Wow! thank you for your amazing review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for choosing MannaBay for such a special trip. Come back soon and please stay longer next time ;). Kind regards, Mitch

New York
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We just spent three nights on our first trip to Cape Town at MannaBay and the experience was wonderful. I'm so glad we chose to be by Table Mountain and away from the tourist-driven waterfront. The hotel itself is beautifully designed, and the Explorer room had an expansive view of the city from the bedroom and a view of the...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you some time soon in the future on your next trip to Cape Town. Kind regards, Mitch

Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just spent a wonderful birthday and anniversary weekend at MannaBay. It was absolutely amazing. The hotel is beautiful and eclectic with unique furnishings no artwork-like being in a museum. Our room had a breath taking view of Table Mountain-one of the seven wonders of the natural world. all of the staff but particularly Laura were so...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s Haskins, Thank you for your lovely review. We really do appreciate the feedback, especially when it's great feedback like this. We cant wait to have you back at MannaBay again. Kind regards, Mitch

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic stay in the Versailles Suite and I'm not sure how it could be improved. Huge room at very good value with a great ensuite and balcony with views over Cape Town. Really good service and helpful with booking activities. 10/10 food for breakfast and the best tea with cakes, sandwiches etc. if you get the chance...

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Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We hope to see you back at MannaBay in the future. Kind regards, Mitch

Reviewed 20 November 2015

We traveled to South Africa in September and spent a fun-filled week in Cape Town. We prefer smaller hotels so our travel consultant booked us at Manna Bay Hotel. The best way to describe our stay would be to say it felt just like home. The staff couldn't do enough for us. We had an amazing breakfast every morning, high...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. We absolutely loved having you here and cant wait to welcome you back. Kind regards, Mitch

Livingstone, Zambia
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I absolutely adored my stay at MannaBay in October when I had to visit Cape Town for a week-long business trip. The hotel itself, is graceful elegance personified with a big splash of baroque decor which I simply love! The staff could not do enough even so much as to leave a bottle, every evening in my room, of their...

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Dear Tina, Thank you for your lovely review and choosing MannaBay to be your Cape Town home. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Mitch

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can't get much closer to Table Mountain than this... In the heart of Cape Town, MannaBay has just eight uniquely designed suites that set the bar for contemporary luxury. From this prime setting on the border of the Table Mountain National Park with suites becoming of Persian Princes, Orchid Hunters and Heroic Explorers alike, you can experience the Mother City in sheer comfort and privacy, with a team of friendly staff dedicated to making every guest's experience as special as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MannaBay

Address: 8 Bridle Road | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €386 - €473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — MannaBay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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MannaBay Cape Town, South Africa
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“All are lovely but the one on the front with large balcony looked fantastic but a bit more expensive than ours”
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“Oriental room faces Table Mountain. Beautiful view.”
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“All have lovely views. Black and white room had lovely harbour and table mountain view from terrace”
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