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The Clarendon Bantry Bay

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   158 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 6 Bantry Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I share the comments/opinions of the other reviewers. My wife and I and our adult daughters have traveled to more than 25 countries (not always together). This hotel is excellent for its staff, ocean views, rooms/suites (the suites are huge) and breakfast.. We highly recommend it for anyone traveling to Cape Town (we were visiting from San Francisco). The breakfast... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband recently stayed at the Clarendon Bantry Bay in Cape Town as part of our honeymoon and it was a wonderful experience! The perfect base to visit the many attractions of the city. The breakfasts are delicious and the amazing Adele even went out of her way to prepare us a late lunch when we arrived! Adele... More

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Escondido, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 6 nights at the end of April and first of May. It's small, and the service was just excellent with such a friendly, gracious and accommodating staff. We had an ocean view suite that was incredibly spacious, and probably more than we needed but it was beautiful with great ocean sunset views. Breakfast... More

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Abu Dhabi
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Before booking I have reviewed tens of available comments. Now I can say - nothing was exaggerated, all positive opinions were valid. Definitely I am recommending this hotel to my friends. Perfect location, few minutes drive to waterfront, taxi coming after few minutes from request. Rooms, breakfast, services, personnel attitude are just simply excellent. Ocean view from room's balcony priceless.... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This was our second visit to the Clarendon following our trip in 2013. We were welcomed back by all the staff like family. We arrived just before 10 but our stunning room was quickly prepared for us and heralded a most enjoyable 5 nights in this luxurious boutique gem. Breakfast was as enjoyable as the stunning view across the bay.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Excellent as advertised; like having a perfect studio apartment overlooking the Atlantic. Comfortable, safe, beautiful. Food at breakfast could be a smidge better, otherwise this really could not be improved. We were very happy here.

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

When we arrived at this guesthouse, we thought we might have come to the wrong place - it just looks like any other house, no name, just a street number - with a few cars parked outside. How wrong we were! We walked down the stairs and into the reception area and there before us, spread out a beautiful light... More

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NRW, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent 2 nights in the Penthouse Suite for our silver wedding anniversary. The service, reception, tea time and breakfast was great. Very helpful were the street maps that we got on enquiry as to where to drive to on our daily excursions. For my husband and me, the views from thr room and Dining (breakfast) area are always most... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Clarendon Bantry Bay was the first stop (4 nights) for our honeymoon and we could not have picked a better place to stay in Cape Town. Although we arrived way before check-in, at about 8am, they offered us a delicious breakfast (overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with views of Robben Island!), had a chat to us and provided ideas and maps... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The rooms, the setting, the views, the staff . . .all culminating in a fabulous boutique hotel! If you have a bad stay at this hotel, it is your fault as the staff are unbelievably helpful and truly want you to enjoy every moment of your stay. The Penthouse is purely stunning (NICE SHOWER), and falling asleep outside was perfection.... More

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Address: 158 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Clarendon Bantry Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 26
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