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Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was a wonderful hotel. The main part of the hotel is very old but beautifully maintained, and has a great atmosphere. We had a suite in one of the garden rooms which was beautiful and very equiped and very modern. My friend does not like hights and was not too happy about the hanging bridge, but when she managed...

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Wevelgem, Belgium
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very Nice hotel in a private enclosed area, at walking distance of the beach and the main road of Camps Bay where restaurants are situated. Our room had a very Nice ocean view. The staff was very friendly and ready to help at any time, prime example was Raymond no matter what he was doing his enthousiasm was fantastic. Tips...

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Beautiful hotel in an amazing secluded environment. The main house is just as it was as a family home and the rooms (We had one of the lodges) are extremely well-equipped and comfortable. The hotel has brilliant views across the Atlantic Ocean unimpeded by any other buildings and has beautiful tranquil gardens to wander in. Staff service throughout was impeccable....

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I had made the booking at the bay hotel but had changed my mind and wanted it at the camps bay retreat. I rang up and they changed it no problem. I arrived for my 2 hour massage 14 mins early and was created by a lovely member of staff. I was brought coffee whilst I waited for the therapist...

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1Thank sibsylal
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed for two weeks with my wife in September 2016. Awesome location in camps bay, close to the beach in a tropical garden like setting. Only 15 rooms in three different buildings. Staff is very friendly and attentive; secure parking space available; breakfast is continental with an English touch. Three pools, spa, tennis court, this is a awesome place to...

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1Thank Thomas S
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I took my girlfriend here for a spa package. We were welcomed by name, wished her and treated us like royalty, making sure we were happy all day. I am truly impressed with the level of service and will definitely be back soon

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CampsBayRetreat, General Manager at Camps Bay Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued review. I am so happy you had a relaxing treatment and are delighted you had a memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the foreseeable future. Best wishes Tamara

Bristow, VA
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was our 2nd location for our 7 days in Capetown late September, I was looking forward to Camps Bay Retreat, I will have to say, this place had me ready to go home. The views are nice from the main house the quirky bridge is different but the room is not private or comfortable and hasn't been updated since...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

On the weekend of 23rd-25th sept I had my 1st visit to the camps bay retreat, reception in the main house and security personnel couldn't have been more friendly and efficient, over the quirky rope bridge to a small modern well appointed room,privacy could be a problem for some. As a conservancy the grounds were expansive and stunning, yet the...

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Thank 891kirstens
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Tucked away with its own land a small high quality hotel within safe walking distance of local restaurants. Delightful staff and very friendly dogs. Superb Heritage day barbeque with huge range of food. Lovely setting but there is road noise during the day if outside. Modern spacious room. Reception team very helpful in advising routes for self driven trips, booking...

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1Thank Mike R
The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

So happy we chose this place. Thought about staying a little further away with a strip of hotels. This retreat is truly a retreat, a little secluded but within easy walking distance to anything you need. Had an afternoon at the spa yesterday, which was wonderful. Our room overlooks the garden which has fresh herbs which they use in all...

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Camps Bay Retreat Luxury Boutique Hotel is a sanctuary for the soul, set on four acres of lush green nature reserve. With a mountain meditation pool, thickets of trees, waterfalls and streams, it is a peaceful paradise, where meditative moments are waiting to be had. Views stretch across the ever-changing Atlantic Ocean and along the peaks of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range, from the Deck House and The Villa. The estate has features such as four pools, a tennis court, a spa and a fine dining restaurant. Dine in the old world splendour of the original manor house, where The Retreat Kitchen's executive chef creates a daily menu of gourmet fare, combining a symphony of fresh ingredients from local markets. Food is paired exquisitely with celebrated wines from the region, best experienced as part of a candlelit three course affair! Spoil yourself with a choice of massages, treatments and facials at the spa. Spend the day luxuriating in the spa, relaxing in the sauna and being revitalized with a deep tissue massage. A refuge for the body and a haven for the mind, you'll unravel and surrender to the tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camps Bay Retreat

Address: 7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: RM1,142 - RM2,385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Camps Bay Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Camps Bay Retreat Hotel Camps Bay
Hotel Camps Bay
Retreat Hotel Camps Bay
Camps Bay Retreat Cape Town, South Africa
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#4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
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“All rooms are really superb”
 of 5 bubbles frankmF7839MZ, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not worth the money, stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Savv1traveller, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only went for dinner- but all the rooms look spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles Ryobi, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites in garden are modern. In main hotel I think more old world.”
 of 5 bubbles gillianp407, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend to book a room in the deck house or village house as they all have decks/balcony and are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles thomassP3475YC, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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