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Camps Bay Retreat

5.0 of 5 7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa
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    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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Oxford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful few days staying at a The a Camps Bay Retreat recently. The hotel was delightful and the staff were excellent. If you are there on a Wednesday or Saturday you must enjoy the Braai. The steak is exceptional. That said, all the meals were wonderful as was the room, location etc, etc, etc.

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

Dear brown_nicholas, Thank you for your great review of Camps Bay Retreat. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay, especially the braai and the amazing Chalmar beef fillet! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw another review which mentioned problems with the reservation system and thought I would share my experience. I stayed at the Retreat 8 years ago, had a wonderful time and have vowed to return again. A couple of weeks ago I checked availability online for a 10 night stay in April 2015 and the online system showed availability for... More 

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

Dear Annie K, Thank you for taking the time to review Camps Bay Retreat. Your experience is unfortunate as you noted that there was availability and there may very well have been, but we got a group that booked out the entire hotel for 2 days in April and thus none of the categories were available for those 2 dates... More 

Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camps Bay is a really nice property. The photos in their website show the property to be a little more polished than it is currently. One of the co-owners lives upstairs with his dogs so he certainly is put on notice, but there are certain finishes that needs to be addressed. The trimming of trees, the weeding of the gardens,... More 

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

Dear MarkClark97, Thank you for your detailed review of Camps Bay Retreat. We appreciate your comments and are glad to let you know that we have worked very hard to manicure our gardens over the last two months. We are so glad that you enjoyed the restaurant and the rooms and hope that we will be able to welcome you... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is well spread and elevated which provide a beautiful view on the ocean. Very nice room with a terrace and a long mirror which is useful. They provide l'Occitane amenities and bath salts. The towel and floor heating is more than necessary in winter. The tried their sister hotel the Bay Hotel for dinner and it was very... More 

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

Dear Felicidad3102, Thank you for your review of Camps Bay Retreat. It is great to hear that you enjoyed all the different aspects of our hotel and hope that you would return to us in the future. Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 days in January had a wonderful experience. The team here led by Kirsty and Carmen are the best, just felt at home from the start. Attentive classy and just what one would expect from a 5 star Food here was superb and the braai was one of the highlights in terms of food. Breakfeasts were cooked... More 

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

Dear Jay037, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so happy that you enjoyed the rooms, breakfasts and most of all our signature Braai evenings! We hope that you will be able to return soon to a sunny South Africa. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dealing with the reservations service was a trial, but once we got there, well worth it. The hotel only has 16 rooms set in acres of property with spectacular views everywhere. The rooms are large and beautifully decorated in a high luxury low-key fashion. So restful. The staff are very helpful -- we requested DVDs of Band of Brothers which... More 

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

Dear Susan10013, thank you for your review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay after your difficulties with the reservation process and that you had a wonderful stay with us. We hope that you will be able to join us at Camps Bay Retreat again in the future. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Earth City, Missouri
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great location! Beautiful main house from early xxth, seems nested In a forest yet it is a few minutes away from The camps bay beach and promenade. Rooms are In deck houses, elegant and very personnal with pictures of the house dogs everywhere. The dogs are actually wandering around greeting guests nicely. The view over the ocean is... More 

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

Dear OliverSkier, Thank you for your awesome review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so glad that you are enjoying the beauty of the property and the personal touches and we look forward to hosting you in the restaurant! Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to start or end a holiday. Peaceful with a super views and friendly staff, but easy walk to beach front. Walk through gardens to beach could do with a tidying up, otherwise faultless. We had the honeymoon suite as all available but the villas across the bridge looked very nice too.

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

Dear PFM16, thank you so much for your great review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so glad that you would recommend it to others, we really appreciate it. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Located a short walk from Camps Bay promenade, this feels like it is set back in time 50 years with a very elegant colonial feel about it. The grounds are filled with indigenous plants and offer quite privacy and a relaxed, lazy atmosphere away from the thronging bustle of town. Rooms are spacious and very well appointed in the boutique... More 

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

Dear Vivrelife, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your detailed review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so happy to see that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and that you loved the relaxed atmosphere at Camps Bay Retreat. We hope that we will see you here again soon and we would gladly welcome you... More 

Haslemere, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
90 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Had a breif 2 day stay before returning to the UK. We stayed in Villa 12 over the rope bridge. Spacious with a huge bathroom. Small glitch on the first night with the timer for the pool pumps getting out of sync so we had pool pump going all night (which is between 12 and 14). Food was very nice... More 

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

Dear edwowen. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback of your stay at Camps Bay Retreat. We appreciate your constructive criticism as it can only help us to improve on the service we deliver. Thank you for the wonderful comments about the food and the staff and also hope that you will be able to join us... 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*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Camps Bay
Retreat Hotel Camps Bay
Camps Bay Retreat Cape Town, South Africa
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Camps Bay

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