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The Bay Hotel

5.0 of 5 69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tuam, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel to start our holiday in South Africa, stayed for three nights and loved the location. Right across the street from the beach with the most fantastic panoramic views from our room. Room was very spacious and comfortable. Spent our time sightseeing so didn't really make the most of the the hotel facilities with the exception of a couple... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a fabulous location! Right on the main Camps Bay strip, with palm trees, beach and ocean as the backdrop. Service at Sandy's, the restaurant, was poor, with us waiting for 45 mins for a simple cheese & meat platter....made worse by the waitress trying to interrogate is about the order! As an Atlantic Seaborad local entertaining UK guests, it's... More 

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New York, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've just completed a 5 day stay at The Bay Hotel in gorgeous Camps Bay. Agree with many of the previous reviewers. Superb location across from the beach, on main strip with plenty of restaurant options, across the street from the Hop On Hop Off (HOHO) bus stop which is a must to get a flavor for CPT (and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm staying at the Bay hotel now and I can't believe how many recent negative reviews there are. The service is superb and the hotel is incredibly beautiful and set in the perfect beachside location. The staff are attentive, the service by the pool I'd sensational and the bedroom we have is just amazing -we're in a premium mountain view... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
29 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Apart from the slightly disfunctional and disorganised front desk staff, this is a charmingly good place to stay. Very close to the action in Cape Town whilst not having the disadvantages of security problems. We attended a conference downtown at the conference centre, our wives had the best time in the sunshine, sitting by the pool, walking on the beach... More 

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huddersfield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful place- no doubt.Arrival up impressive courtyard past 2 Porsche Panamera hotel cars and into a stylish modern reception.Rooms are great- we had a pool view. Worshipping the sun well taken care of- there must have been 50 bodies directly outside our room- but we had a sea view as well.Great breakfast in restaurant with open view of... More 

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stoneyboy, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We’re glad you enjoyed our 5 star location, selection of 4 swimming pools and your breakfast with us. We are working on some exciting new dinner concepts to try to keep our guests in house and like you said create an “atmosphere”. We hope that you will... More 

Surrey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bay View is situated right on the promenade overlooking the beach and the views of both the Bay and mountains behind are fantastic. However, for a five star hotel I feel it needs to invest in the property to bring it back up to the status it is attempting to live by. I found the staff to be attentive... More 

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Envacance, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor, it is through these reviews that we can constantly monitor and improve upon our service. We’re glad you enjoyed the great views and luxury transfers and are disappointed that our décor and finishes did not live up to your expectations. Unfortunately broadband in South Africa is not as fast as European... More 

Midhurst, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here with my husband and with our three adult children. Our room is really fabulous...a huge corner suite with views over the sea as well as over Lions head and the pool. One child has a mountain view room and the othe two share a pool/ sea view room... All rooms are attractive and comfortable with lovely views but as... More 

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda P, Thank you for the great review. It is always rewarding to read that our facilities, team and location have managed to WOW our guests. We have passed on your communicated your comments to Felix and the rest of the team. Once again, thank you for the glowing review and we look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

Fairfield, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

# 1 thing needing improvement is the 3rd world internet connection system. Once the pitiful amount of free WIFI is used, you pay almost $27 for unlimited access for one day. But you will be kicked off and required to login at least 50 times. This obviously casued me so much frustration it is my # 1 item. The hotel... More 

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joey C, Thank you for the review. We apologize that the speed of the WiFi did not meet your expectations. We are glad that the staff, location and facilities were a highlight and hope that you will return so that we can welcome you back. Kind regards, Sean More 

Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the greatest vacations ever. Friendly helpful staff, huge and modern oceanview room, comfortable several-levels pool zone (not overcrowded even during high season), great breakfast, stunning view from each point of the hotel. Location is perfect as everything can be easily found close: beach, restaurants, sightseeing bus stop (you must try at least red line bus). The only little... More 

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Address: 69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bay Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Bay Hotel Camps
The Bay Hotel Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#9 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay

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