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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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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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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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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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Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Truly beautiful grounds, great location. Unfortunately, during the 15-20 minutes our bags were packed and left unattended (we had gone up to the hotel for breakfast, and the front desk incidentally knew we were leaving as my boyfriend had already paid the bill), it appears that someone helped themselves to roughly $400 in cash that was in my wallet. How...

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

Dear S. Parker Thank you for your email and bringing this to our attention. We have been unsuccessful in locating your reservation under S. Please could you let me know the name your booking was made under as well as your room number. Please email me directly so that I can address this incident in the appropriate manor. My email...

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A little bit of paradise not its own private tropical gardens surrounded by stunning views over the sea to its own private tennis courts. Food is great staff are lovely and can't do enough for you. We loved the hotels labs who came to hang out with us every morning after breakfast. Apartments are all private and clean and every...

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Petaluma, California
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Magical seems to be a fitting word to describe my stay at the Camps Bay Retreat. When I booked the hotel, I was just finishing up doing mission work in the area and in need of a quiet place to do some reflection before heading back to the US. As my taxi pulled up, I felt like I was walking...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Its a treat for my husband and I to go off to the spa for a couple's massage then to have a light lunch and a few drinks on the lawn. The spa area is serene submerged in nature with a majestic view of Lions Head. The treatments are very relaxing and private. Lunch is always very tasty on the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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The Retreat Kitchen
The Retreat Kitchen
Cuisines: European
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  • Tennis Court
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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 

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Address: 7 Chilworth Road | The Glen, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $348 - $794 (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
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#4 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
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“I'd recommend to book a room in the deck house or village house as they all have decks/balcony and are very quiet”
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