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Compass House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   154 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Bantry Bay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Paul J Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Standard room not recommended. No TV, limited amenities, and no coffee or tea facilities in the room. View and pool area great, except when owner entertains there. Breakfast disappointing, no variety.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Compass house is a magnificent property and beautifully located overlooking Bantry Bay. It is exceptionally well-equipped and exudes a relaxed calm. However, the atmosphere, with mood lighting and all pervading chill-out music, is not for everyone and was redolent of a sophisticated spa. We arrived quite late (8.30 pm) and were welcomed by one of the staff who was somewhat... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Compass House Hotel is a lovely, quiet property, with great ocean views, a lovely pool, delicious breakfasts, and very attentive staff. From the moment we arrived, the staff looked after all of our needs and made us feel at home. Our room, No. 9, was dead quiet at night and very comfortable. The fresh fruits, local jams, fresh baked... More

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London , United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this hotel as the views are spectacular and location great. It is situated in a very "upmarket" part of Bantry Bay. Very close to beaches and restaurants, but a car is needed. Lovely continental breakfasts, good clean rooms, very friendly staff and fabulous views.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh wow !! What a lovely boutique hotel. Great views from all rooms, lovely pool area, fabulous lounge area with sea views too. Great rooms, although on our visit I think the plumbing needed attending to. However, this did not mar our visit and with an honesty bar, which we made use of and honestly recorded what we had, it... More

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London
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Compass House, the view is spectacular and the infinity pool outstanding. Only draw back being a very firm mattress, and no cooked breakfast, with the exception of a boiled egg, but having said that, a wonderful continental breakfast provided.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A typical Cape Town "mansion turned into boutique hotel", Compass House is a good hotel, but not the best that we've stayed in. The hotel is very well located in Bantry Bay. It's very convenient to the beaches of Clifton and Camp's Bay, though you should plan on having a car (or uber account) as there's very little within walking... More

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Küsnacht, Schweiz
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the 4th year in a row we spent another amazing 2 weeks at this ***** bed and breakfast in the residential "posh" area Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The rooms are stylish, cosy, with all amenities from fridge, free WiFi to air conditioning, TV and very tasteful bath rooms. The huge infinity pool with unobstructed views to the sea, set... More

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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great location with beautiful ocean views and wake to the noise of waves crashing against the shore. If just the location it would be fantastic but also a beayutiful hotel with large, luxurious rooms and a large infinity pool that straddled the width of the garden. The Manager Rudi was also extremely helpful and knowledgable booking great restaurants and advising... More

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Udine, Italy
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

our stay at compass house was truly special. the house itself is beautiful and lovingly decorated, the rooms very nice, quiet and clean, breakfast delicious (we loved the warm, really good bread and croissants!) and the staff is very helpful and nice. but the pool and the view are TRULY EXCEPTIONAL. everything about this place is thought through, is lovingly... More

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Also Known As:
Compass House Hotel Bantry Bay
Compass House Hotel
Compass House Bantry Bay, Cape Town
Address: 154 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Compass House 5*
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 with a fusion of interior design styles, blending the best of Mediterranean, Asian and African flavors and has wooden floors throughout. A large swimming pool and patio lend themselves brilliantly for daytime relaxation and witnessing the beautifully blissful South African sunset. ... more   less 
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