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Camps Bay Retreat

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Mint Wellness spa at the camps bay retreat for the Nature Bath package which is in a tent that is meant to be secluded. While in the bath that overlooks their nature reserve, we were shocked to discover three of the hotel's employees looking into our "secluded" bath area from a ridge above. Being in full...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rooms, fabulous food and really helpful staff, from the front desk, for whom nothing was too much trouble, to the gardener who offered to carry luggage! We enjoyed the fabulous breakfast and had a lovely room, no 10, across the hang bridge, with lovely views of the mountain, the gardens and glimpses of the sea and beach. I would...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Arrived after travelling 16 hours with 3 kids to be told we didnt have a reservation! Booking had been cancelled. Confirmation email received 8/11/2016. I have checked through my emails and have definitely not received any since 8/11/2016 which they stated. More effort should have been made to contact me. Took over an hour to sort but got 2 rooms...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Camps Bay Retreat was our first accommodation during our trip around Cape Town and it already set the bar very high. The rooms were great, the service was very kind and the location is a blast. Highly recommendable !

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

Good day Thank you for the review. We are elated to hear you enjoyed your first hotel stay in Capetown and truly hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. hope to welcome you back in the near future. kind regards,

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A Truly beautiful hotel the service was good and the majority of the staff were very friendly.The deck room was super,many thanks to VICTOR who looked after us.We loved the gardens and the secret walk to the gate that led to the main road and on to Camps Bay.My only moan......booked a facial and the time was changed.Thats ok.But when...

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

HI Paul & Sheena I am elated to hear you enjoyed our hotel. My apologies to hear that your spa appointment was not done according to plan. This issue will be address with the Spa so that we can improve on the standards provided. hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards,

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We spent 5 days here in the main house. The room was spacious and well maintained although we had an ant problem which took 2 days to get treated. The food at breakfast and lunch was very good and the staff in general pleasant and helpful. However if things get busy it takes a long time to get served and...

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London
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Very mixed. For my first night I had a deck house room which I loved - unfortunately arriving early in the morning after a very delayed flight no-one pointed out it had a terrace and I was too tired to take in that it did! I should have arrived at the hotel the morning before. I wish I had known...

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1Thank travelledLondon6
Durban
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We came to The Retreat for breakfast and we found a place with sluggish, indifferent service. On the buffet items had run out and not been replenished. Every time we needed something we had to go searching for the waiter. Luke warm cappuccinos, food taking forever to arrive in a place that was almost empty. I won't be back anytime...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 6 April 2017

nice and calm rooms, attentive service, relaxing atmosphere, very good breakfast and food in an almost private garden and an old fashioned mansion within easy reach of the beaches and shops as well Cape Town city

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

Hi Georg I am Elated to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Camps Bay Retreat. Hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely 6 nights at the retreat as the second part of our cape honeymoon. We were very well looked after by the duty manager Waseem and the team. The setting and style is unique. The grounds are lovely and the views tremendous. The only shame being the camps bay development work which means that a crane can't...

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

Dear Mr. Price Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am elated to hear you have a great stay with us. I will pass on your message of thanks to the Team as i am sure this will only motivate them more to strive for continued success. kind regards, Management

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 8,108 - ₹ 29,700 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
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“Across rope bridge.”
LarryBelfast, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Deck house quieter”
travelledLondon6, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Villas across the bridge seem to be good for families but we liked our room in the main house.”
SarahT04, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only have experience of room one”
matandpat2016, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we were away from the main hotel-quiet and private”
fionah628, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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