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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I believe MannaBay is the best hotel in Cape Town - possibly one of the best in the world. My wife and I have traveled extensively throughout the world, but we have agreed that this is the absolute best hotel that we have ever experienced! Bronwynne was extremely helpful in assisting with our initial reservation and our restaurant requests. Mitch...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for this amazing review. I put it up immediately for all the staff to see. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We take absolute pride in providing the best service from the first point of contact (Bronwynne in reservations) to the very last moment when wave goodbye. We cannot wait...

Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fantastic welcome and service. Nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff ot manager. Views from front of the hotel are down over the city and bay, from the back up to Table Mountain. Breakfast and afternoon teas are sumptuous. If you are visiting Cape Town and want to feel cosseted this is the place to visit.

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Tim, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your short stay with us. Please make sure you reserve a couple extra night next time ;) Kind regards, Mitch

Downderry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

There cannot be many places where you are welcomed with pink champagne and shown direct to a lounger by the immaculate pool, altogether nicer than most check in processes! This elegant house set high up at the foot of table mountain is a welcoming and peaceful place from which to explore Cape Town or the Cape itself. Great modern design,...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your incredible and thorough review. We feel you have highlighted many points that makes MannaBay so special. We hope to see you back here again sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Texas
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This review is for their reservation and cancellation process. I booked my reservation back in November, and due to healthcare reasons I had to cancel my trip. I notified the hotel of this cancelation on December 30th (for my April 2nd trip) and requested a refund. Since I booked this hotel through hotels.com, they guarantee 100% reimbursement up until about...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Christi, We have definitely dropped the ball with your reservation and sincerely apologise for any unnecessary stress that this has caused. We pride ourselves on delivering fantastic service before a guest arrives, through their stay and hopefully the good memories will last well after they depart. A few issues on our side have resulted in us providing you with...

Waterville, Maine
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My wife and I have traveled all around the world. This may be our favorite boutique hotel. Manna Bay is located in the shadow of Table Mountain. The views from the well-appointed suites are all amazing, either of the city (which exceeds what everyone says in terms of striking beauty) or of the mountain. Walk outside your room, and you...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Nicklaus, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We certainly appreciate your kind words. We have also passed on your review to Desiree at Icon Expeditions. Best wishes, Mitch

Maine
Reviewed 27 January 2017

For a unique, elegant Capetown experience book into Manna Bay. This lovely boutique hotel is set at the foot of Table Mountain, offering extraordinary views of both nature and the city. Commensurate with the natural beauty is Manna Bay’s extraordinary service. Well trained and warmly friendly butlers attend to your every need for breakfast, high tea or an after-dinner drink...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We hope to welcome you back to MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is an 8 suite luxurious boutique hotel that feels like you've come home to your beautiful estate situated between the mountains, ocean and city. The service is impeccable. The manager Mitch assured our stay went perfectly arranging every detail. The housekeeping staff kept every room immaculately clean, crisp, and perfectly neat. The chef and waiters for the morning...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Robin, Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words. We hope to see you back at MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Reviewed 19 January 2017

stayed for a couple of days at the beginning of January. It really is the perfect location, with Table Mountain from our room and a fantastic view of Cape Town from the front of the hotel. Staff could not have been any more helpful & we used the free shuttle bus one evening. Room was fantastic, super comfy. only a...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Tony, Thank you for your review and kind words. We hope to see you back at MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Bassoues, France
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We arrived back in Cape Town after a 5000km drive from RSA through Namibia and 19 days of travelling. What a wonderful spot to spend the last 2 nights of our holiday. The MannaBay hotel - is outstanding, brilliantly decorated and welcoming. Every room in a different style. We had a very comfortable room and bed, we looked out over...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Gale, Thank you for your review and incredibly kind words! We believe in genuine hospitality and reading a review like this really makes our hearts smile. See you soon at MannaBay again. Best wishes, Mitch

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We travelled to Africa the first time and MannaBay is the first hotel over our trip. After 13 hours flight we finally reached to the hotel around noon time. The staff welcomes us with the nicest smile and the check in is hassle-free and fast as they just hand out simple document and we are in our room in 5...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We loved your review and appreciate you sharing these kind words. We hope to welcome you back to MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can't get much closer to Table Mountain than this... In the heart of Cape Town, MannaBay has just eight uniquely designed suites that set the bar for contemporary luxury. From this prime setting on the border of the Table Mountain National Park with suites becoming of Persian Princes, Orchid Hunters and Heroic Explorers alike, you can experience the Mother City in sheer comfort and privacy, with a team of friendly staff dedicated to making every guest's experience as special as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MannaBay

Address: 8 Bridle Road | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM1,846 - RM2,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — MannaBay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“All are lovely but the one on the front with large balcony looked fantastic but a bit more expensive than ours”
 of 5 bubbles Adrienne6, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Oriental room faces Table Mountain. Beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelruns, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All have lovely views. Black and white room had lovely harbour and table mountain view from terrace”
 of 5 bubbles thatmarion, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pom Pom with its private pool”
 of 5 bubbles emmsp2000, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with bay view get full sun, mountain view rooms are quieter and cooler ( and the mountain view is extraordinary).”
 of 5 bubbles Moonhills, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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