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MannaBay

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“high tea”(133 reviews)
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

We did not know what to expect but when we arrived we were blown away by how cool the hotel was. The views of Capetown from our room ( black and white room) were incredible. I loved that the hotel provided transfers for guests to...More

Thank Margaret R
Response from MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBayResponded 1 week ago

Dear Margaret R, What a splendid review, thank you! We do pride ourselves on our location, and you can't beat the views, especially from the Black & White room. With Table Mountain as our backyard, it really is a special spot in Cape Town. I'm...More

Reviewed December 7, 2017

My husband and I stayed here on our last night in Cape Town, and I am so glad we did! The hotel is just stunning - the rooms are beautiful and the views are amazing. We stayed in the Orchid room and loved our view...More

Thank Camille D
Response from MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBayResponded 1 week ago

Dear Camille D, Wow, thank you for your wonderful comments and high praise! Although Orchid is one of our smaller rooms, it is also one of my favourite as the decor is beautiful and the view of the mountain spectacular. I'm happy you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Once an amazing family home, this tiny hotel has amazing views of the city and is nestled beneath Table Mountain. The rooms have fabulous decor and are huge. A very special hotel for one or two nights. Afternoon tea, with freshly baked cakes and savouries...More

Thank Lesley-Ann M
Response from MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBayResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lesley-Ann M, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay, it was a pleasure having you. I think being a smaller hotel helps make the experience even more special and intimate, and with so much to do in...More

Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon and can’t think of enough amazing things to say about MannaBay. We stayed in the Versailles Room which was both huge and gorgeous with incredible views of the city (and a second bed outside on the...More

Thank David B
Response from MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBayResponded 1 week ago

Dear David B, Thank you for your awesome review. Our Versailles Suite is probably one of the best rooms in Cape Town, with unbeatable views as you say. We appreciate your compliments about our staff; we are truly blessed with a fantastic team. And you're...More

Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I was recommended the High tea service at Manna Bay and decided to give it a try. The property itself is stunning, well kept and had breath taking views. Attentive staff, Including a personal welcome from the manager. Vegetarian options were prepared when we indicated...More

Thank sherezam
Response from MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBayResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sherezam, It was such a pleasure hosting you for High Tea recently. We are blessed with a fantastic location and the property itself as you rightly say is beautiful. However the one thing we are most proud of is our staff, and I am...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
$552 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$552 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tonya M
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Slow2Melt | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any children while we were there; not sure if they have a policy, but perhaps not the ideal hotel for bringing a child. The rooms are fairly big, though, so if they have a roll-out it would fit in some of the... More
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Kala M
April 4, 2015|
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Response from MannabayManagement | Property representative |
Hi, August is still considered Winter in Cape Town and the weather can be cold. Unfortunately, our pools are not heated, so we cannot guarantee that a swim in the pool will be pleasant. However, if you are looking to warm... More
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"Request a harbor view."
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"All rooms are good but Versailles room has best views of both mountain and town."
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"Loved the Black and White room with the Cape Town views."
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"If you want a breathtaking view of the Cape Town and the ocean, book the Versailles suite: fantastic..."
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