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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an evening meal in the Bistro--good food,staff very pleasant.Also had coffee here -also very pleasant.Service was excellent & there was no rush to get us to move on for another sitting.Would recommend

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first of a few African reviews covers the start of our trip to SA and our experience at the uber fashionable Bay Hotel in Camps Bay Cape Town. Lets start with the aesthetics, its beautiful, almost all the staff are friendly and welcoming and just cant do enough for you, we had a standard room and it was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The bay hotel was an excellent experience fot my family and l. The lication is breath taking, friendly people. This is wont be my last visit there. Loved table mountain, water front, canal walk, sea pint, seals island and many other places.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here at the end of June, before joining a Rovos Rail trip. Arriving after a long flight from the UK we were made very welcome and shown to our beautiful room overlooking the beach. There was a stormy cold front on its way and the beach views were fantastic! Could not fault the room, everything was just great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing experience,I enjoyed a lot I like every thing the room ,food , break fast and room service I recommend highly for couples and family 😊👌👌 If I will visit Cape Town I will stay in the Bay Thank you for great hospitality

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Thank ztayyem
SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ztayyem Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back, should you one day return to Cape Town. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

Centurion, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms were wonderful and well equipped. Had a sea facing room on this occasion. Staff were very helpful and the proximity of restaurants made for a convenient stay. Enjoyed the decor and breakfast was excellent.

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Thank TheFoodScout
SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TheFoodScout Many thanks for your wonderful remarks. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

oXFORD
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is stunning! All of the staff have excellent customer skills, they cannot do enough for you. The setting is beautiful - whoever thought of the decor is very gifted putting it altogether. From the moment we drove in you could tell this was going to be a 5 star break!

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Thank JakkiTh
SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JakkiTh Thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Bay Hotel and look forward to welcoming you back soon to our hotel by the sea side. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

Durban, South Africa
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely night at the Bay Hotel last week attending the SANLAM Top Destinations Awards. My bedroom was very large and had all the comforts I needed. As a 5 star B&B owner, I was missing some of the smaller touches, like biscuits or a rusk with my complimentary tea, but the view from my window made up for... More 

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Thank Westvillebandb
SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Westvillebandb Many thanks for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location Comfy luxurious rooms Service - non existent with bad staff attitude. with each request to a staff member, we had to convince them why we have the request ending in an argument. request for turn down service was ignored Ordered a decaf coffee at breakfast with the reply: "That will be extra charge" ??? Checking out was a... More 

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Thank Julius S
SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julius S Many thanks for taking the time to let us know how we are doing and for your positive feedback with regards to the hotel. Noted also are the shortcomings you were subjected to during your stay and assurances that the issues have been addressed. We do hope to welcome you back soon. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bay Hotel is were ultimate spoils and luxurious decadence was created ! Aladdin's lamp is hidden here as every wish is granted once you step over their threshold . Lamb chops that's softer than my heart well worth recommending.. :)

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

Dear karinachterbergh Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit Camps Bay. Warm Regards Sean Geyser More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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 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 

Additional Information about The Bay Hotel

Address: 69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $167 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Bay Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Bay Hotel Camps
The Bay Hotel Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
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