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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had a really beautiful time.... the best thing about this place is the privacy of the place. The staff are well trained and are really very friendly. The location is soo mesmerising and lovely. Travelling alone seems like the best option now, just because of this place.

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

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

New York, NY
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Let's get one thing out of the way first: this hotel is not near the V&A Waterfront. Just about everyone who gave this place less than five stars here complained about the location (which is about 25 min away from the Waterfront). So, if you want to be close to the V&A Waterfront, DON'T BOOK HERE IN THE FIRST PLACE....

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Hi Bill, Thank you for your thorough and glowing review. I'm sure all future guests to MannaBay will have a great idea of what to expect. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I travelled a lot through all the world mostly for business. Had the plaisure to enjoy nice places and ended up by coincidence in Mannabay. It looked to good to be true well it is even better! Does perfection in hotels exist? Well yes! All you imagine is there no roombar but just friendly people to bring you a glass...

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Thank you for your review Bart! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Come back soon, Mitch

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for one night and did not want to leave! We arrived for the afternoon high tea, which was delicious! It was the most perfect evening and we ended up exploring property (champagne in hand, of course!) Mitch was lovely and welcomed us upon arrival. Laura was so helpful and friendly too! Some may think the location is...

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Dear Janine, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Reviewed 29 August 2016

A group of 8 from the Uk and the USA stayed here in early August 2016 for 3 nights. The location is perfect at the foot of Table Mountain, offering breathtaking views.The service we received, even before we arrived was second to none. Mitch organised dinner reservations ahead of our arrival, after I contacted the hotel by email, and he...

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Richard31CapeTown, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Hi Barry, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting your party. Come back soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The MannaBay must be one of the most comfortable and accommodating hotel in which we have stayed. It was converted from a private home into a magnificent property by David Ryan - owner of Rhino Africa. From the moment you arrive until the time you leave the staff treat you as a valued guest. The rooms are each good sized...

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Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again some time soon. Best wishes, Mitch

San Francisco
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent five nights at MannaBay in late July and were so utterly impressed by the gorgeous property and exceptional customer service. We were so glad we stayed here instead of one of the rather generic hotels along the waterfront. The location was so serene and relaxing and afforded us magnificent views of the city. Our room was clean, comfortable,...

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Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you back at MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Just such a lovely relaxing place. Just like a family home (a very swanky family home!) Ideal end to our holiday Fantastic views of the city and mountain. Lovely friendly and helpful staff And a phenomenal afternoon tea Complimentary dinner and airport transfers

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Thank you for your lovely review Mark! We hope to see you back at MannaBay sometime soon. Best wishes, Mitch

Cape Town
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Mannabay is like a breathe of fresh air. It is beyond the word beautiful. The service, the food, the rooms! Oh the view, that beautiful, wonderful view! I have been to Mannabay a few times now, at times with friends. I always feel inspired and extra charged when I leave. In fact, I don't want to leave!

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Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for sharing your experience! Please come back again soon. Kind regards, Mitch

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Ok so my wife and I have stayed in many hotels over the years and with living in Dubai we are accustomed to extremely high customer service. Mannabay exceeded all levels of service and took it to a whole new level! I can not thank the staff enough for what they done while on our honeymoon. What parts this hotel...

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We love your review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Come back soon! Kind regards, Mitch

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $541 - $661 (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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“As far as I saw, not a bad room in the place.”
  • Table Mountain as seen from the rear of the hotel.
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 of 5 bubbles 317patg, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Versailles Suite has an excellent view of the city”
 of 5 bubbles ErnstD852, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“front rooms have view of the city and water”
 of 5 bubbles garygL9564SW, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I highly recommend a city facing room for the spectacular views. The king size beds can be separated into single beds if you wish.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneG432, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try for a front-facing room for spectacular views of Cape Town.”
 of 5 bubbles billrosenblatt, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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