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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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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a big party staying for one week. Great place: good service, comfortable rooms, quiet and peaceful, close to the beach, not too far from downtown Capetown. Very good for children because there is enough space for playing around and secure environment. Restaurant was good: nice breakfasts, light lunches and different themes for dinner. I made one observation re... More 

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1 Thank kgbarj
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear kgbarj, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our hotel. I am pleased to hear that you and the family had a great time with us. I hope that the kids are all doing well and we look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future. Warm regards, Kerri Damant More 

Dublin
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I travel a lot and although it's an obnoxious thing to say I'm gonna say it anyway - I always stay in 5 star hotels. So I know a good hotel when I see one and let me tell you.....this ain't it. Camps Bay Retreat has the dubious distinction of providing the absolute worst customer... More 

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6 Thank dgelbard
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Camps Bay Retreat in Camps Bay was the ideal mid January break for a jaded couple just recovering from ice cold London in the aftermath of Xmas and the New Year plus a family wedding. The setting is magnificient with a fabulous view of the sea, glorious sunsets, spa, and two swimming pools. And that doesn't even get near to... More 

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1 Thank J71johnnym
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear J71johnnym, It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your lovely other half. Thank you for the wonderful positive feedback and for sharing it. I will definitely pass on the great words to the team here and encourage them to keep it up so others can experience the same level of service you had with us. We cannot wait... More 

Bremen
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...because I really don't like to share this wonderful place with others. Outstanding location with perfect view. Cosy family or clublike atmosphere. Perfect service, food and drinks. Wonderfull garden, beautiful furniture etc...

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1 Thank jmghb
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear jmghb, Thank you for the amazing review and for taking the time to share it. It really brings us great joy to read such a review and we pleased to here that you had such a wonderful time here. it really is a hidden magical gem here in Camps Bay. Thank you once again and we look forward to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 3 night stay here! Charming place with loads of character! Views to die for (even with the cranes in the view) management & staff very helpful, but service can be hit & miss. Sometimes good sometimes not so. It's very popular at lunch and I think they struggle with not enough staff! We stayed in villa 15 which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The place is a total surprise in every way. Magical grounds so close to the beach, yet away from the hustle of camps bay. Great service and gorgeous rooms. There is an amazing view of sunset on a clear evening, and lovely spa. The food is good, but also close enough from so many good restaurants such as roundhouse or... More 

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1 Thank Lucia H
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Lucia H, Here at the Camps Bay Retreat we pride ourselves in our hidden gem and so glad that you could experience and enjoy it with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your views and feedback on our hotel with everyone. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

london
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This hotel is beautifully situated in Camps Bay. We found the service attentive and polite. The staff were efficient and well informed. We stayed in the main building whilst our adult children were situated across the rope bridge in a modern suite. Our room was well furnished and well appointed. The decorating was "Ralph Lauren chic" and was excellent. The... More 

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2 Thank flynn7
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Very pleased that we chose to stay at the Camps Bay Retreat for our first visit to Cape Town. A friend recommended that we stay in this area, rather than the Waterfront, and am really glad that we did. Beautiful views from this lovely hotel which has excellent facilities, service, staff and food. Would highly recommend.

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1 Thank laurar104
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear laurar104, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It was an absolute pleasure to host you at the Camps Bay Retreat and am thrilled to hear that you had an excellent experience here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Kerri Damant More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Arrived in this beautiful sanctuary after a Namibian road trip and it had just the right mix of nature, ambience - and of course pool time - we were looking for. I have to comment on this hotel’s biggest achievement first: excellent customer service and hospitality. You feel your personal experience is important to each member of staff. A true... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I recently stayed at Camps Bay Retreat after touring through Namibia with my sister. Where do I begin. The hotel was absolutely fantastic. Not only was it a pleasure to stay there - a calm, serene nature reserve, but it was the staff there that allowed the hotel to truly transcend to a high level of excellence. During our stay... More 

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1 Thank Saira S
CampsBayRetreat, Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Saira S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on our hotel and sharing your feedback with us. I will pass on the special and kind words to Tareq and Kaylyn and encourage them and everyone else to keep up the great work. We hope you had a safe flight back home and look... More 

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