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MannaBay

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8 Bridle Road | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all, the rooms are gorgeous and hip, and it still feels like someone's home. High tea and breakfast were both delicious and not to be missed. The view is absolutely breathtaking. Lots of couples on their honeymoons (we were not). Initially the small setting (only 8 rooms) made the staff's level of attention a bit unnerving but we... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Words cannot begin to express the incredible experience I and two friends enjoyed for three unforgettable nights at Manna Bay. This boutique hotel has only 8 rooms, many with stunning floor-to-ceiling views of the city of Cape Town spreading out below and Table Mountain towering directly behind the premises. The hotel is exquisitely decorated with lovely art and the rooms... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review MannaBay. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting your party - we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Mitch More 

Stellenbosch
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of an already great trip to South Africa - one of the most stylish boutique hotels I've ever stayed in (there's only 8 amazingly beautiful rooms to stay in). The space is open, airy, light, lush, opulent, creative and dazzling, with the most wonderful firm beds I've stayed in for a long time. The view from... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Dominic, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to MannaBay soon. Kind regards, Mitch More 

New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I started our honeymoon in Cape Town and were advised to stay at Manna Bay by our travel agent after we originally planned on staying at one of the larger luxury hotels. I could not be happier that we ended up at the MannaBay, it was one of the best hotels I've ever stayed at for so... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Julia, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back on your anniversary;) Kind regards, Mitch More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This truly is a beautiful boutique hotel. Every detail has meticulously been thought through. Individually designed rooms that I'm sure have been featured in interior design magazines. I had the black and white room with panoramic views over Cape Town with Table Mountain just behind me. Huge bathroom with biggest shower I've seen. Complimentary High Tea is served each afternoon... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We cant wait to welcome you back to MannaBay. Kind regards, Mitch More 

Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here after a friend's raccomendation and, sincerly, many excellent reviiews. Everything excellent in every way, but the best part was the attention to detail. All the staff great and go out of their way to make sure you have a very good time. Our holiday has been truly memorable. Surely i can suggest it.

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We pride ourselves on our attention to the details. We hope to see you back at MannaBay soon. Kind regards, Mitch More 

Port Louis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Where do I begin with the praises for this boutique hotel which only has accommodations for 8 rooms (each room is unique, we stayed at the Orchid). This was my first part of a 3 part Honeymooon in South Africa and Mauritius and it definitely set the standard at a new high level for me. So let's begin with why... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Ahmet, Thank you for your brilliant review. It was such a pleasure hosting you and your new wife. We really do feel special when couples include us in their honeymoon itineraries. Please come and visit us every year for your anniversary. Kind regards, Mitch More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The property and views alone are incredible but when coupled with outstanding service your experience here will be remarkable. They truly make you feel at home and strive to ensure you have a personalized experience that meets all your needs (& more). If the cost is a bit higher than other accommodations, the food/drinks and dinner transportation will not than... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your glowing review. You have touched on all the points that we strive to master. Our team is absolutely thrilled by your comments and has put an extra spring in their step. Thank you and kind regards, Mitch More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in May this year. Mannabay is truly a special hotel. We had a room with floor to ceiling views of Cape town, simply breathtaking. The breakfasts were delicious with a wide variety of food and we just loved the high tea in the afternoon. We greatly appreciated being driven to whatever restaurant we were... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such great feedback. We are so lucky to have nature on our doorstep and fantastic views of the city. We hope you come back soon. Kind regards, Mitch More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food. OH MY GOD THE FOOD. Breakfast and High Tea are two good reasons to never stray far from this hotel. We stayed for four nights at Mannabay and it was absolutely magnificent! The staff were all extremely friendly and quick to give us any tips and suggestions about things to do in Cape Town. I would recommend anyone... More 

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Stewart, Thank you for your kind words about our staff and your stay with us. So pleased to hear that you overindulged with all of our culinary offerings - that's the way we like it. We hope to see you back at MannaBay soon and yes, definitely in a differently themed room. Kind regards, Mitch More 

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