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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 May 17, 2014
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Escondido, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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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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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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Excellent location with stunning views, this Boutique Hotel provides superb accomodation matched with great service from a polite, caring and capable team. We loved our stay and were grateful to the team for making our experience very special. Breakfasts and drinks on the terrace were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Exquisitely chic and well managed by the owner and her great team. The penthouse is incredible and at a reasonable price (for this sort of value). The breakfast on the terrasse is great, with views on the Atlantic ocean from Bantry Bay. The superior suite are also fantastic. The standard room are not the greatest assets of this place. Overall... 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*
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Small boutique hotel in the best area of Cape Town. Close to beaches, shops and restaurants. 7 Mins drive from the V & A Waterfront. 10 Mins to the City Centre and 5 mins to Camps Bay. We have 2 resident chefs, parking and free wi fi. ... more   less 
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