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Ambassador Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Victoria Road | Bantry Bay, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Bantry Bay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have just spent a two night stay in the hotel. Winter in Cape Town is normally dreary but watching the sun set over the ocean from the unsurpassed position over hanging the cliff face made the winter fade into the distance. The valet parking, in house Restuarant, the reception and the rooms make this hotel a top end value... More

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Bassonia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wasn't impressed at all. Rooms are dark, passages smell like damp, lighting in rooms poor, cant read with night lamps, shower inside the bath, bed is poor, pillow hard and uncomfortable, aircons mounted on outside wall next to bed sounds like a big passenger ship idling all night long, arrived in die rain had to carry suitcases down two flights... More

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potten end, berkhamsted
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Got 5 nights here at short notice for very reasonable $60 night. Pleasant walk to Camps Bay and easy access with a car to everyhing in and around Capetown. Didnt have water view but rarely in room to enjoy view. Would highly recommend this hotel.

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Ambassador. The friendly valet whisked our car off to a parking bay and we got a very nice welcome at reception. We were only there for one night, so decided to spend the afternoon having drinks at the Koi restaurant. Drinks and sushi was while watching one of the most spectacular views of... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay at this hotel. Ocean view rooms are great. A couple of local restaurants near the hotel, taxi fare to destinations in Cape Town or farther south on the coast to the beach towns was easy. Breakfast included and was buffet or made to order. About two blocks to the closest Hop On Hop Off stop. At... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Ambassador. The Valet Staff are exceptional and always put a smile on our face. The Rooms were great except for one or two minor things. (don't advise staying on the 1st floor as the noise early in the morning from the restaurant upstairs can cause an early rise) The Sea facing Rooms are fantastic.... More

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210AmandaP258, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our valet team are definitely exceptional and an asset to our hotel. We looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Amanda Phillips Guest Relations Manager More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I try stay at a different business hotel each time in CT. After staying at the ambassador I think I have found a home. Friendly staff, valet parking, great wifi, everything Is clean and works and the KOI restaurant is exceptional. I will definitely be back

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210AmandaP258, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so excited that you have found a "home" with us! We always strive to ensure great and friendly service, which we are glad that you were able to experience first hand. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Wishes, Amanda Phillips Guest Relations Manager More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Checked in here after a nightmare stay at the Protea. Room was oustounding. Great views, great pool on the rocks, great poolside cocktails, great restaurant. Bathroom a little small but no big deal. Perfect way to end my 2 month stay in south Africa. Thank you!!!

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210AmandaP258, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip advisor. We are delighted that we were able to ensure that your last few days in South Africa was a fantastic one. We look forward to having you back for more cocktails at the pool soon! Kind Regards, Amanda Phillips Guest Relations Manager More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I visit the Ambassador Hotel on a very regular basis and the service received is always at a very high standard. It's always a pleasure coming back and still feels like "home" even when being away. The staff are amazing :) - the friendliest I've ever met.

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210AmandaP258, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to review us after your recent stay. I am delighted that your stay with us is always an amazing one. Thank you for your warm words towards our team. We always strive to ensure that our guests feel at home when staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Superb, warm and personalised service from the professional Hotel Staff. Unsurpassed, sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Well appointed rooms, delicious cuisine and cocktails at Koi restaurant. Fabulous pool deck. A treat in every way and most certainly a hidden gem on the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town.

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210AmandaP258, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to review us after your recent stay. We are delighted to hear of your superb stay with us. Personalized service, and breath-taking location is definitely our strongest selling points. We definitely look forward to welcoming you back to our gem soon! Best Wishes, Amanda Phillips Guest Relations Manager More

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Address: 34 Victoria Road | Bantry Bay, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel 4*
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Ambassador Hotel Bantry Bay, Cape Town

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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There's no escaping the beauty of one of the world's favourite places... and the Ambassador Hotel, right on the rocks, is unique in this city of spectacular sights. Every day at the Ambassador Hotel brings a different magic of blue skies, balmy seas and cascading surf. Guests soak up the atmosphere of the ocean relaxing at the pool just metres away from the rocks, in the bar lounge overlooking the sea, or watching seagulls perched on bedroom window sills. The Ambassador Hotel is one of the most spectacular hotels in Cape Town. It is centrally located in Bantry Bay on the Atlantic coastline, surrounded by areas such as the Waterfront, Clifton and Camps Bay, and within close proximity to Cape Point and the botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch. The Ambassador is a luxury hotel with superb dining facilities, and is a perfect destination for vacation or business travel. ... more   less 
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