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52 De Wet

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   52 De Wet Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa (Formerly The Cascades on 52)
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Bantry Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Leanne B Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Words to describe 52 De Wet - indulgent, comfortable, enjoyable, extravagant, luxurious, stunning, relaxed, calm - just bloody lovely. Marnie & Russ such welcoming hosts. Nothing is to much trouble and so relaxed. The staff at the house also have the same attributes. The room I had no6 & 7 was amazing ( better than the penthouse in my opinion... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived after a very long bus journey to our last day in Cape Town, we were made very welcome by Russell and Marnie. A beautiful penthouse with amazing bath and views of the sunset! Gorgeous furnishings and pool. Marnie organised restaurant bookings, taxis and a picnic for our last sunset over Bantry Bay! A real treat... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a lovely review.. we were so happy we could provide the final part to your special trip. Mark, It sounds to me like you organised the perfect honeymoon! good work! Hope to see you for an anniversary in the future. More

Leuven, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very very nice hotel, spacious and luxurious room with terrace and stunning view on the ocean. It was our first hotel during our trip in the Western Cape and it was a perfect start. Hotel has a limited amount of rooms what guarantees a very personal and attentive service. Staff is very friendly an helpful. Eye for detail, design, breakfast,... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We are so pleased you chose to begin your special trip with us at 52 & hope that we will welcome you both again for another anniversary. In the meantime take care. Kind Regards, Marnie, Russell & the Team More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This place is a gem. Beautiful views, great food, and a truly welcoming and helpful staff. The rooms are a cut above most every hotel experience. It was easy to get around Cape Town using 52 De Wet as our base. We felt special staying here and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. I know we will be... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Dear Jerry, Thank you for the kind review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us here in Cape Town. I hope we will welcome you to our little piece of paradise again and show you some of our renovations. Kind Regards, Marnie & the 52 Team More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My fiancée and I stayed at 52 De wet for our engagement and what can we say but WOW!! From the moment we arrived we were greeted with the most warmest of welcomes from Marnie and Russell and their team. As we entered through the front door of the hotel we were almost hit in the face with outstanding architecture... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Dear Toby, Thank you so much for the amazing review, we are over the moon that we could help make your engagement and first trip to Cape Town so special. We can't wait to welcome you again next year. Kindest Regards, Marnie, Russell & the team More

Hamburg, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

On arriving, when the door to the hotel is opened, it´s not only the warm greetings that brings you "home" after a long flight, it´s the view that immediately takes you on a journey of inspiration. You seem to be able to walk into the sky. Beautiful architecture, beautiful people, a setting that immediately makes you feel at home. Then... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thomas, thank you for your kind review. You are right, on some days it really does feel as though you can walk straight into the sky. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at 52 and hope we can serve you poolside again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Marnie, Russell & the team More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights on our honeymoon in the penthouse suite. Wow. The suite was amazing with completely open aspects over the ocean an prime viewing position for some fantastic sunsets, viewed from the standalone bath if you please :). The minibar was always well stocked and very reasonably priced, the turn down service and other little touches added... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Bless you, .... we agree, your stay at 52 was too short & we are looking forward to welcoming you back one day. It was a real pleasure having you spend such an important time with us & are thrilled that we helped make it special. The team at 52 send you their wishes of along & prosperous marriage &... More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

...in fact I don't know the others, but once you have seen the incredible view, the first class architectural design of this small building, and experienced the warm and professional welcome of the Marnie, Russell and their team, you don't really want to know more about the other places to stay in Cape Town. Last but not least, don't miss... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Dear Luc, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time spent at 52 De Wet. We sincerely hope we will get the opportunity to cook for you both again in the coming future. Kind Regards, The 52 De Wet Team More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

While guest reviews and pictures of 52 de Wet are assuring before a visit, you cannot beat walking into the hotel and experiencing the incredible views of Bantry Bay and the impeccable decor of 52 de Wet for yourself. They have done a great job of maintaining a homey feel while also offering all of the luxuries of a fine... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to say some nice things about us, I couldn't be more pleased that you were made to feel at home, this is a massive compliment to the team as we strive to make sure every guest is treated as though they are home away from home. You are absolutely right about the... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The place had a spectacular view with amazing sunsets. The rooms and bathrooms are very spacious and the place had a contemporary boutique feel. Russel, one of the hotel managers/chef prepares food which could be found in any high class restaurant so if you don't want go out for dinner then you definitely can stay in and enjoy a private... More

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Hi Robert, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time in Franschhoek & that you loved it much as I do. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us & what a lovely one it is. We hope that we'll welcome you again but in the meantime take care & enjoy the British summer. More

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Address: 52 De Wet Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa (Formerly The Cascades on 52)
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — 52 De Wet 5*
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