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Compass House

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1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 October 2012

Beautifully decorated property with amazing views not far from the happening places of Cape Town. We had two wonderful, dreamy nights (wish it could have been more - next time!) in luxurious bedrooms and surroundings. Breakfasts were delicious and an honesty bar with lovely champagne and of course a huge choice of other drinks, alcoholic or otherwise. Last but not...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Pure luxury meets Swiss efficiency. Absolute beauty meets absolute style. Stunning rooms meet stunning views. A blissful night's sleep meets a delicious breakfast and a great team meets appreciative guests. All creating the best in comfort. What a gem. Thank you for a perfect stay. We will be back, that's a promise!

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Thank Pete W
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2012

One of the best places we've ever stayed. We find it to be incredibly relaxing. Nothing is ever any effort, the rooms are specked great, amazing. Jews and just a really peaceful place to stay. I rate the breakfast right up there with the best in the world and eating on the terrace outside is a joy.

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1Thank Byrneand
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Most of the rooms here are quite small, but are nice nonetheless - a big wall of glass opens out onto the terrace and infinity pool. We had a problem with a bad smell in the bedroom from drainage - our notification to the manager didn't seem to be taken seriously, and it took a couple of days and repeated...

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Thank Brains55
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 2 May 2012

My husband and I made our first trip to Cape Town at the beginning of April. We had the pleasure of staying at the Compass House. We typically like staying at boutique hotels so my husband's choice came as no surprise to me, but I was surprised by how nice Compass House was. From the time we arrived, we were...

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Thank Kelly H
Zürich
Reviewed 2 May 2012

It was our second stay here and it was great as usual. There is simply no words to describe the service and the great people working there. We have been traveling around the world many times and been staying in 5 * american brand hotels and to be honest, it is the first time we felt like at home. The...

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Thank Arnaud T
Luanda
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Everything about Compass House was great! I can not seem to find faults about this place. The atmosphere of the house was the most pleasant and peaceful I have ever experienced on a vacation, I had the beautiful early morning view with the subtle sound of the waves from my room and if that was not enough, I could switch...

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Thank Luiana M
Pretoria
Reviewed 10 April 2012

What a great holiday! Compass House is definitely a must if you're visiting Cape Town. Living in a landlocked area, it was an idealic seaside escape. I made my booking telephonically, so I'm always apprehensive about getting what I paid for but as this was recommended as one of the best places to stay in Cape Town by TripAdvisor, I...

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1Thank AliceInWonderland_13
Hamburg
Reviewed 9 April 2012

After a long safari in the North of SA, I was looking for a quiet and relaxing place without any noisy children and certainly no loud cheese burger tourists. What happiness to have found this place facing the sea with a dream pool. In this location, all guests enjoy a sumptuous framework, serene and calm environment. The staff is incredibly...

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1Thank Hannes L
Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2012

We had a lovely stay at the end of February in this beautiful Boutique guesthouse. Rooms and lounge area beautiful furnished, Pool is perfect, honesty bar is great and the breakfast extensive. It's a lovely place and we will definitely return. Thank to Oliver and Rudolph for taking care of us ! Jarno & Aukje, Franschhoek

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Compass House, perfectly positioned on the shores of the Atlantic Seaboard, promises its guests the ultimate in style and comfort. Located in Bantry Bay, just two minutes from the beach-front and ten minutes away from the city center, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean from every room. Compass House enjoys a warm atmosphere. It has wooden floors throughout. The biggest swimming pool in Cape Town and patio lend themselves brilliantly for daytime relaxation and witnessing the beautifully blissful South African sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass House

Address: 154 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: RM692 - RM4,803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Compass House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Compass House Hotel Bantry Bay
Compass House Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
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“Sunset views”
traceyleez, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet homely boutique hotel, well situated”
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  • sunset amazing
  • Sunset magnificent
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  • Sunsets amazing
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DennisRogers, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all the room are different and they all have unique taste”
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