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The Bay Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Camps Bay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is perfect... Just off the beach. It is half an hour away from the VA and A water front. Beautiful rooms with plunge pools for the sea facing rooms. The people at the restaurant are very friendly and helpful. Calm and serene surroundings. Lovely shops and restaurants on either side. Would recommend any one to stay here.

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

Dear Anita K. Thank you for posting your complimentary remarks on Tripadvisor. We are truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and look forward to your return in the future. Warm regards. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Bay Hotel never disappoints - our stay once again was lovely. The staff are very accommodating and always ready to please. Our room was lovely and private with stunning views of the ocean. Room service was good. The breakfast venue had changed to the coffee shop since our last stay and was not nearly as nice as where it... More

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

Dear Sandy W. Thank you for your review of the hotel and your comments regarding our winter breakfast location. It is always a pleasure to hear positive feedback about the hotel and our staff and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards. More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed for one night, but this was enough to convince me that this is a top quality hotel. The rooms were well equipped and the place was super clean and neat. It has an awesome view of the ocean and the atmosphere was so relaxing. We were celebrating a birthday there and the staff at the hotel really... More

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

Dear Rosmarinusbufo. Thank you for sharing your experience of The Bay Hotel with fellow travelers. We are thrilled to hear your enjoyed your birthday with us and look forward to welcoming back for future celebrations. Warm regards. More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic 3 nights at The Bay Hotel on our honeymoon. They made a fuss of us due to it being our honeymoon which was really appreciated. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant on the first night, and enjoyed being driven in the hotels Porsche to other locations recommended by staff. All staff we met were... More

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

Dear Brain_and_Sarah... Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you chose The Bay Hotel to spend your honeymoon and that you enjoyed your stay in all respects, and do hope to have you as our guests again in the future. Warm regards. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We last stayed here about 10 years ago and loved everything, from the great location to the high thread count of the linen to the great bar and restaurant. Stayed over the weekend of 4-7 July 2014. arrived in the midst of a storm and entrance was flooded so we waded through puddles of water with no one trying to... More

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

Dear margyshiels. Thank you for your honest feedback and for identifying some areas that require attention. We are truly sorry to hear that your expectations were not met on this ocassion and that your stay with us was less than satisfactory. We do hope that despite this we will be able to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards. More

Harare, Zimbabwe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We last stayed at The Bay about 6 years ago and loved it, so I was looking forward to returning. Location wise, this hotel can't be beaten. I love listening to the waves at night, although it was very noisy at the weekend, which I can't remember from last time. Possibly the higher up the building, the less noise from... More

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

Dear NB2_13. Thank you for posting your review in respect of your visit to the hotel, and for your constructive feedback. We are pleased to hear that your stay was enjoyable in most respects and can advise that our winter Rooms Care program is currently in progress. You can be assured that The Bay Hotel is absolutely committed to providing... More

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is top notch, you can't go wrong. rooms, facilities, cleaness, space, etc. - 5/5 and let's not go there any further, instead let's look at the differentiators. x) before arrival, i dropped them a line asking for airport pickup - within 10min i had a response and a booking (worked out perfectly). x) staff is INCREDIBLY polite -... More

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

Dear danny k. Thank you for your review of the hotel, and for sharing your wonderful comments on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to meet and exceed your expectations in all respects, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent the weekend at The Bay Hotel, wished I had stayed there before. It is so accessible as you can just walk to all the restaurants, beach etc. The hotel rooms are superb, spacious, clean and very comfortable with all the necessities. Look out for the winter specials, worth every cent, go spoil yourself ! We will definitely... More

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TheBayHotel, Director of Sales at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynn C. Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you have chose The Bay Hotel to spend your weekend and that your stay was enjoyable and satisfactory in all respects. We look forward to having you as our guest again in the future and assure you of our best attention. Warm regards. More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hotels that I have stayed in- food (the eggs benedict at breakfast especially) was phenomenal, great location, lovely staff. Even taking a solo trip on the red tourist bus from outside the hotel was great fun- but dinner out and about in the vineyards outside of capetown is also a must.

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

Dear Kat B. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. We are delighted to hear that you had a great stay and enjoyed our wonderful location and the hotel offering. We hope to welcome you back for another stay soon. Safe travels. Warm regards. More

Nottingham
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66 reviews 66 reviews
60 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our fifth visit to The Bay - see also my previous reports. We have always stayed here for our last four nights, after five wonderful holidays in South Africa and prior to flying back to the UK from Cape Town. A great way to conclude busy, touring holidays and allow us to relax, catch up with last minute shopping in... More

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

Dear ROKNottingham. Thank you for your kind comments following your recent stay at the hotel, which are highly appreciated and have been passed on to the team. We assure you that it is a pleasure to be of service and thank you also for your loyal patronage over the years. We do look foward to having you as our guests... 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*
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The Bay Hotel Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Camps Bay #4 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay #4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay #5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay #6 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A distinctive blend of sophisticated elegance and casual comfort. The Bay Hotel is superbly designed with 78 rooms and suites offering 5-star luxury in an unsurpassed setting. No less than four hotel pools with expansive sun decks offer superlative views of the Atlantic Ocean and majestic Lion's Head. Renowned as a haven for romantics, leisure is our catchword, from rejuvenating spa treatments to the convenience of our unique cocktail bar. And for the ultimate in relaxation, we recommend our cigar lounge and bar with breathtaking views. Celebrate special events at the intimate Celebration Table or Private Deck overlooking a sapphire sea. Fully-equipped meeting and events venues are available to suit every occasion, including the historic Rotunda for glittering parties and flawless weddings. Breathe deep... exhale slowly and rediscover fun. Float into blissful relaxation while enjoying our exceptional brand of hospitality. ... more   less 
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