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Compass House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spend 4 nights in this superbe boutique hotel and enjoyed it a lot. worth mentioning: Very delicate breakfast, nice pool area with view onto the sea, nicely furnished rooms and great service. Most importantly, Marc, the hotel manager is a great person and made us feel like home. Absolutely worth visiting.

Thank Fausts-on-Tour
Küsnacht, Schweiz
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Perfectly located on Kloof Road in Bantry Bay offering a spectacular view on the Atlantic. With less than 10 rooms you will enjoy the privacy you'd expect and one of the most magnificent swimming pools in Cape Town. The owner's European style and immaculate taste is apparent wherever you look. Beautiful flowers, four poster canopy sun beds, designer rooms and...

Thank Waxmaker
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We spent two nights at Compass House in Bantry Bay this past weekend. From the service, to the decor, to the food, level of detail in the hospitality and comfort of the rooms, Compass House was absolutely 5 star. I would recommend this boutique hotel to anyone looking for peaceful, stylish accommodation on Cape Town's coastline.

1Thank traceyleez
Bulphan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After spending nearly 3 weeks on and around the garden route we looked on booking.com to find a luxury b&b in or near camps bay. We decided on compass house in bantry bay and wow did we get it spot on. From the moment we were welcomed we knew we were going to enjoy this "house". Luxury rooms with privacy,...

Thank Mikki S
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Back to this lovely place one year later and it is even better. The suites on the pool level are renovated with awesome features and the interiors show great taste. Pool is really inviting for a swim. View is stunning and with uber you are very fast whereever you want to be in the city. As well Bantry Bay is...

Thank hephaistionch
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We spend three nights at this lovely hotel. We arrived and were warmly greeted by Lisa, with a welcome drink. Our room was fabulous with sea views. Compass House has a great pool and sitting area. Early evening, it is really nice sitting up on the terrace with a sundowner. Super breakfast. Very easy to get into town.

1Thank Sophie H
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for something special this is the place for you, definitely 5 star quality and jaw dropping views over Bantry Bay, from the moment you arrive nothing is any trouble, staff are so helpful, only disappointment is we didn't stay longer.

1Thank Tiggerse
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about the Compass House. It's a beautiful property with modern/elegant rooms. It has an infinity pool with an incredible ocean view. In addition to the excellent grounds was a phenomenal staff. Lisa, Noel and the others were so friendly and accommodating. They made absolute sure we had everything we needed and were happy at all...

1Thank jrdevich
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The house offers incredible views of Bantry Bay and the Ocean. We booked the top room with a Jacuzzi. The house is very pleasant with a nice outdoor space and the rooms are nicely furnished and spacious. Very little service is provided. There was a single house manager who, although very helpful when asked, was not very proactive and was...

2Thank selwyn g
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We booked the senior suite with the Jacuzzi, and the room was on the top floor, with lovely views of the ocean. The room sufficient, bathroom very nice, the lounge area could do with some work. The wood paneling old and dated, teh coffee machine makes luke warm coffee and tea, and I think a kettle would be a better...

2Thank DennisRogers

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Compass House, perfectly positioned on the shores of the Atlantic Seaboard, promises its guests the ultimate in style and comfort. Located in Bantry Bay, just two minutes from the beach-front and ten minutes away from the city center, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean from every room. Compass House enjoys a warm atmosphere. It has wooden floors throughout. The biggest swimming pool in Cape Town and patio lend themselves brilliantly for daytime relaxation and witnessing the beautifully blissful South African sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass House

Address: 154 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: £124 - £861 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Compass House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Compass House Hotel Bantry Bay
Compass House Cape Town/Bantry Bay, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
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“Sunset views”
traceyleez, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet homely boutique hotel, well situated”
  • Jacuzzi
  • View
  • View from balcony
  • sunset amazing
  • Sunset magnificent
  • Suite and view
  • Sunsets amazing
  • Room and view
DennisRogers, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all the room are different and they all have unique taste”
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“the top room with its splash pool”
Marnus71, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The Admiral Suite”
sony777, 22 May 2015 | Read review
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