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Camps Bay Retreat

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Camps Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in the Camps Bay Retreat , it is simply the most tranquil , relaxed and enjoyable hotel we have ever stayed in. The Hotel has a fanatic location and is steeped in South African history which is all around you and it feels like stepping back in time. The staff are amazing , so helpful ,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Hotel staff have impeccable manner it's my second day here and I am in live. The rooms are well wow! Great view from room two. The food tastes heavenly the retreat kitchen is filled with magicians! Everything is top notch. I know a lot about hotels. This one has definitely left it's mark..

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear F1rsLady We just came across your review of our establishment and we want to thank you for the excellent rating and the kind words. We strive to make every stay as memorable as the next. We trust that we will host you once a gain in the near future. Kind Regards Marco Fourie Operations Manager More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

On a recent trip to Cape Town decided to change accommodation while in Camps Bay and chose Camps Bay Retreat. This was the correct choice. We stayed in the manor house room 4 - wonderful room with view over the tennis court and out to the bay. This retreat is like living in a museum really enjoyed looking at all... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Hyacinthandfriends, Thank you for the lovely review on trip advisor, we thoroughly enjoyed to have you with us. Hopefully we will see you in the near future to welcome you back to your home away from home. Kind Regards Marco Fourie Operations Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Although I have rated very low for the review, this was due to a bad experience having money stolen from our safety deposit box and not the overall experience of the accommodation. I will elaborate further. Upon arrival staff very personable and friendly and we were shown around the Manor House part of the hotel which was built in 1929... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Scott, Thank you so much for the your constructive critizism and the fact that you still had so many good things to say about our establishment regardless of what unfortunate situation that occured. Kind Regards Marco Fourie Operations Manager More

Taunton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

While waiting for our room (we arrived early) we were made at home - offered soft drinks and chatted to by the lovely reception staff. Somehow we were upgraded and stayed in the main house in a room overlooking the gardens and the sea. With the windows open we could here the tinkle of cutlery on the restaurant terrace below... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Westcountrypro, How exciting it was to read your review. The Team at Campsbay Retreat really strive to go the extra mile and make sure that our guests are as comfortable as possible and that the experience does not change what so ever. We hope that we will be welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Marco Fourie... More

Bourne, Lincolnshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

I was recommended to visit Camps Bay Retreat for dinner by my boss who visited in September. So I emailed ahead and booked a table for our first night in South Africa. Unfortunately our taxi driver didn't know where the plase was and dropped us on the main road next to the sign. After a bit of a treck, we... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Kingfan, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We really do like to hear that we have changed you whole experience around and that you were inlove with the cuisine. We hope that we will in the near future satisfy you tastebuds once again. Kind Regards Marco Fourie Operations Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stayed in Camps Bay end of January 2014, it was our second time. This time it was in SA summer time. It was wonderful. Thank you all Camps Bay for your help, lovely service and fantastic dining. My husband forgot in our previous hotel his blazer with mobile phone in the pocket. Manager Henry from Camps Bay Retreat very... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Kaelasimi We at Campsbday Retreat really enjoyed host you and your husband on you well planned holiday, we strive to hear these stories and it makes us stronger knowing that we have accomplised your biggest dreams. We hope to see you in the near future and that you will stay for a longer period. Kind Regards Operations Manager Marco... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had a gorgeous room the size of an apartment that was beautifully cleaned and expertly styled each morning by the charming and diligent Diana. The food was fantastic and the dog Ben was the playmate our daughter rushed out to see each morning. The staff really make this place - to name two that stand out for me, Marco... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jenny M, We really enjoyed reading your review, we will make sure that all the relevant staff gets notified that they have been mentioned on Trip Advisor which will definitely motivate them. With regards to the TV remotes we will definitely look at having one universal one for each room. We are sure that Ben misses you and your... More

Oxted, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This was the first accomodation on a 11 day trip to South Africa - our first trip there - and what a great place to start at. Beautifully positioned, great staff, great room in the Deck House with its own great view and wonderful meals on the terrace too! We arrived just in time for dinner and were immediately accommodated... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Brianahop, Thank you so much for the excellent review, we really appreciate the fact that you had som much positivety in the words you decribe our hotel. We hope that we have not set the standards to high for the rest of the trip. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future to your home away from... More

Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

This was the beginning of our trip along the Garden Route and we were very pleased we were offered this hotel. The rooms were clean, with complimentary tea, coffee, water and wifi. We had turn down every evening, when they also turned on the underfloor heating (being from the uk, really not needed!) and bedside lights. Loved the jacuzzi bath!... More

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CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear DevonBexter, Thank you so much for our nice review, we trust that we will see you in the near future. I hope that the year ahead will be filled with joy and happiness. Kind Regards The Camps Bay Retreat Team More

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Address: 7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Camps Bay Retreat 5*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Camps Bay #3 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay #4 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay #4 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay #5 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
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Camps Bay Retreat comprises four acres with waterfalls, mountain streams and pools. The views are simply splendid across the ever-changing Atlantic Ocean and along the peaks of the Twelve Apostles mountain range. This large estate is situated in the popular and glamorous seaside resort of Camps Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Tucked away in the crook of a glen that runs between Lions Head and Table Mountain. Stay at Camps Bay Retreat and you are certain to leave feeling restored and revitalized like never before. ... more   less 
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