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Camps Bay Retreat

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7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Trowbridge
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended out safari and Garden route trip with 4 nights here. It is so different from the normal modern hotel. It is based around an old 'Colonial' style house set in beautiful grounds, and is extremely private. There are two other accommodation area and we walked over a rope bridge to get to our wonderfully equipped suite. Excellent touches... More 

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

Dear Suzanne W Thank you for your amazing review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the beautiful setting even with that crane! It was great to host you for more than one dinner and we hope many more to come. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hotel overlooking the bay and it has a large garden to stroll around in. The location and the standard at thos cozy hotel is fantastic. We loved the food and the great service, and would gladly come back soon.

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

Dear loppan06, Thank you for your review of Camps Bay Retreat. Your comments about our beautiful hotel is much appreciated and we hope that we will get to see you back with us in the future. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Essex UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for four nights at the start of a three week Southern African trip. We thought it was good being away from the Waterfront area as we had all the benefits of the city with the peace and beauty of Camps Bay. The room was excellent,food superb and staff lovely. Nothing to fault . We had good weather... More 

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

Dear linandmark, Thank you for your lovely review of Camps bay Retreat. We appreciate the comments about the food, staff and the property and its great to see that you enjoyed the convenience of the location and got to explore the beautiful city very easily. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your South African trip and that it... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few days in April. Everything from start to finish was fantastic. Food, location, room and staff all amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Loved the walk through the garden to the beach. Such a beautiful property with such great history and quirky little artefacts. Loved the resident dogs too, especially Ben.

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

Dear Elsie125, Thank you for your wonderful review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed every aspect of what the retreat has to offer and most certainly hope that you will be back soon to create more memories with us. Kind Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i really liked the location and the rooms were fantastic complete with balcony that faces onto the grounds. Had some food daily and very tasty so no complaints The only "issue" was that I had left my wallet on the desk rather than in the safe, normally I leave it secure but thinking its a 5 star hotel there would... More 

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

Dear Enforcerofstandards, Thank you for taking the time to review Camps Bay Retreat. I would like to apologise for the money which was taken from your wallet which was left in your room. We pride ourselves in our service in all levels and it is always terrible if one receives feedback of this nature. In the industry and in our... More 

Chalgrove, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
52 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Following my previous excellent experience at Camps Bay Retreat, I recently returned with family and once again had an amazing stay. The location of the retreat is unique, in that when you are inside you feel like you are secluded and away from the general population, and yet when you leave the gate you are still in the city of... More 

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

Dear Lucles, Thank you for your fantastic review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are happy to see that you enjoyed it as much this time as the last and that you found our breakfasts superb as well as appreciated the little goodies in your room. We hope to welcome you back to our beautiful property once again! Kind Regards Camps... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We visited for breakfast as this is local for us & wanted to try it....... Never again! There is a huge difference between "old world charm" & just run down & shabby..... Seriously needs an overhaul! Although waiting staff were helpful & charming, management is chaotic & uncaring. We waited an hour for our food, which arrived barely luke warm... More 

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

Dear DLR63 Thank you for taking the time to review Camps Bay Retreat. We are saddened to see that you did not enjoy the property and our breakfast and apologise for the lack of service and standards that you experienced. We can assure you that this is out of the ordinary and hope that you will return one day to... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The hotel is in a fabulous location just a few minutes walk from the beach. The room was amazing. the staff were lovely, but there were a few niggles. such as ordering a newspaper that didn't arrive, breakfast - taking 20 mins to make poached eggs even though we were the only ones in the restaurant, the manager hurrying us... More 

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

Dear CharlotteILondon, Thank you for taking the time to review Camps Bay Retreat. Our apologies for the slip ups in the service experienced on the mentioned accounts, we will most certainly smooth over the areas. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay overall and that you found it to be relaxing as it should be. We hope that... More 

glasgow
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just a stunning location overlooking the beautiful resort of camps bay the retreat is a classic old world manor house with absolutely gorgeous deck rooms and suites in the grounds accessed by a rope bridge. Quite unique. The main rooms in the manor house and the outside dining area are beautifully appointed in a manor house style, and the breakfasts... More 

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

Dear golfer24, Thank you for your wonderful review of Camps Bay Retreat. We are happy to see that you enjoyed the unique aspects of the property and certainly hope to welcome you back in the future. Regards Camps Bay Retreat Team More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The restuarant is open for visitors to join the guests at the hotel for any meal. The only condition is that you have to book to ensure they have space! A Wednesday and Saturday they have a fixed menu, where Saturday is the braai until mid-April. Every aspect of the experience was amazing - from placing a telephonical booking, where... More 

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

Dear 99RyanM99, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Camps Bay Retreat braai evening. We are so glad that you enjoyed every aspect from the booking, to the setting, our new "Singing Chef" and the buffet and rest of the braai. We hope that you will become a regular face and that we will see you soon again! Regards... More 

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