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52 De Wet

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 199*
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The penthouse suite is one of the best hotel rooms I've ever seen . Unparalleled view of Bantry Bay and the sunset, in an ultra spacious and comfortable accommodation. Shower could be a bit better and there is no room service at night - which is not ideal but acceptable on a boutique hotel.

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feed back, I'm so glad you enjoyed the penthouse.

Cape Town
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool staff, close to the City and a beautiful view over Bantry Bay. The right touch of luxuary, combiend with very friendly people. Perfect if you prefer privacy and "only" breakfast and probably some light snacks. It's not a typical hotel with full kitchen service rather than a very nice boutique hotel.

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review Marco, it was a real pleasure to meet you and your family. We actually normally serve dinners three days a week also but sadly beacause I was off work it was not possible during your stay. Hopefully next time we will be able to show you what Russell can do in the kitchen....

Glenville, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location, room and food were excellent. Accommodations made the stay in Cape town more enjoyable. The staff were very friendly and personable. The managers were knowledgeable of the area and very helpful.

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review 52 De Wet. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will choose 52 when you are next in Cape Town. Kind Regards, Marnie, Russell and The Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed one night in the penthouse and loved it - I could have stayed many many more nights. Wonderful hotel, with wonderful staff. Everything very beautifully done. Thanks to the team and their staff for an amazing stay!

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words, such a shame you could not have stayed with us for longer.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 April 2017

An excellent location with excellent staff and excellent food. We were welcomed by Chris who was very familiar with hospitality and recommended some fancy seafood restaurant as well. Moreover, we felt really safe that there was a security guard 24/7.

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

I'm so glad you were able to enjoy our hospitality and restaurant recommendations. Cape Town has become a food lovers destination.

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Beautiful location, beautiful room and amenities. It was perfect for a couples' getaway and the staff was a joy to interact with. It was also a nice 10-min walk to restaurants by the water. Definitely recommend!!

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation, I sincerly hope you enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon and all that South Africa has to offer.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The spacious two bedroom apartment with superb views was perfect in every way. The location and standard of accommodation was brilliant. The breakfast was fantastic. The chef produced great variety of hot food, including the best crispy bacon. The service was very pleasant. We felt that the concierge could have given us better restaurant and activity recommendations at times even...

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thanks Regina for this great review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I thank you for mentioning our bacon, it's local product we are trialing and it seems to be going down well. I'm sorry that you may not have enjoyed some of the restaurants we recommend, Cape Town's top spots fill up far in advance so to avoid...

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Small boutique hotel. We stored our luggage there as we got in early and went out for the day. When we arrived at 4pm, our luggage was in our room. Checking in meant completing a form and signing it. Chris showed us around and explained the nuances. The room was great with a great ocean view and a wonderful balcony....

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review and lovely comments. We are very much looking forward to Bantry Bay being fibre optic ready, as soon as the infrastructure is in place we will be able to increase our connection speeds. We are looking forward to you guys returning.

London
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

First thing when you check in - the view over the sea as you enter the hotel is to die for. Simply amazing. I haven't been to Malibu, but this place feels like it would not be out of place there! Diana, Marnie and the others were all really helpful. The hotel is very tastefully decorated and lovely. Very comfortable....

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are lucky to have such a clear, unobstructed view of the ocean. It is always a pleasure to hear that someone might come back, hopefully we will see you again in the near future!

Cape Town
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I stayed at 52 de Wet alone and the staff went out of their way to make me feel comfortable. The location is ideal for visiting tourist attractions. It's boutique quality, means that everything is catered to your specific needs and the sunset views are magical !

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Marnie F, General Manager at 52 De Wet, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The sunsets are a beautiful perk of the hotels location. We try to cater to every guest individually to ensure they have the perfect stay.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 52 De Wet is superbly positioned in windfree Bantry Bay, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in a most dramatic way. The hotel is a showcase of ultra-modern design, bright and exuberant. Frontal panoramic sea views from all six double suites. In addition the hotel offers a grand two-bedroom suite with private pool, again with frontal sea views. 5 star TGCSA accreditation ... more   less 

Additional Information about 52 De Wet

Address: 52 De Wet Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa (Formerly The Cascades on 52)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: ₹ 10,529 - ₹ 34,494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — 52 De Wet 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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52 De Wet Cape Town/Bantry Bay
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
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“Penthouse is wonderful!”
lparker, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take the Penthouse Suite- you will not regret it. (All other rooms are amazing as well).”
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“All of the rooms a superb.The Day Room is nicer than some hotel rooms Ive stayed in!”
CHOPSKI, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go the extra mile and splash out on the Penthouse for the best views!”
p1nkyandperky, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For two opt for the penthouse, for four room 6 & 7”
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