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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely colonial feel at the Earl's Duke House where we had dinner at the Von Kamptz restaurant or Retreat Kitchen. The food was lovely and the waiter's service was average. I left my phone that night at the restaurant and I must applaud them for keeping it safe for me all night and morning. Very lovely people.

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

Dear Loyiso Thank you for your valued feedback. kind regards,

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very pleasant stay in and old colonial house. our room was like a lodge with a large verandah with sun beds and a table and chairs. The room was very well appointed if a little tatty in places. Service and stuff were great. Only one irritation. A hotel like this does not need to charge R5 for use of...

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

Good day Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The WIFI is a R50 once off connection fee which has been newly introduced in the company and is a once off fee and not a daily charge. We value your feedback and can only strive to improve on our service to of guests. Kind Regards,

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived last night, having waited more than six months for a chance to relax and rewind at this establishment. This morning, forget a sleep in ... maintenance men chatting loudly nearby while attending to the pool around 8.00 am, cleaners banging in the room next door shortly thereafter and now, since just before 10.00, the dulcet (not!) roar of a...

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

Good day Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Firstly let me apologize for the bad start to your Holiday, The hotel has actioned your feedback regarding the maintenance issues of your room on arrival and upgraded you to a 3 bedroom suite the second day of your stay. Your feedback regarding the meal you had will...

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Sitting outside the great villa looking out over the Atlantic is hard to beat. Good food and breakfast - even though some lead time for the eggs Benedictine ;-). Close to the intense town but so peaceful at the Retreat. Interior a bit older but that's really what the place is about.

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Dorridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This place is sure to put you in holiday mode.....the hotel provides instant relaxation in a quiet location with stunning viiews over gardens leading down to the ocean. 'Old world charm' describes the atmosphere and nothing is too much trouble for the lovely people who look after you We visited for the second time this year......nothing more to be said...

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stunning views as you walk into reception, out onto the veranda and the Atlantic sea beyond. The main hotel is based in a lovely old building, with rooms in the main building and also lodge rooms across the garden which are modern and airy. It had such a lovely feel and ambiance ideal for a romantic get away. The grounds...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The service was friendly and no request was too much Gerhard was so helpful as was our maid Diana. The room was fabulous, the gardens amazing, the views stunning and the food wonderful. A really first class experience. There were two things which I felt could be improved on. Cape Town is windy and having to eat al fresco every...

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Wicklow
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

An absolute treat to stay at Camps Bay Retreat. There is only great things to say about this place we just loved it. This hotel is a reason to come back to visit Capetown. Rooms are excellent, staff are so friendly and helpful. The location is superb when you walk through the lobby to the gardens the view is stunning....

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing hotel , the minute we arrived the staff were wonderful. The room was class and views were stunning . The breakfast was fantastic we had it everyday. We had lunch there the first day we arrived it was delicious . We had dinner on our last night and it was superb . Would highly recommend this hotel, hopefully...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We found this place to be a truly perfect start to an amazing trip in SA on our honeymoon. Loved our accommodation across the rope bridge, felt like we had a proper area of this paradise all to ourselves as it was so private. The beautiful golden retrievers just added to the experience as it felt so homely. The Manor...

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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: £131 - £433 (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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
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“With the noise I'm currently experiencing, I'm not sure anywhere on the property would be quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles emmebean, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are really superb”
 of 5 bubbles frankmF7839MZ, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not worth the money, stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Savv1traveller, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only went for dinner- but all the rooms look spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles Ryobi, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites in garden are modern. In main hotel I think more old world.”
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