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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Rude staff, extremely long and laborious check in process-arrived at 13.50 and were not allowed to check in until 14.20 despite the hotel not being full, were given a free non alcoholic drink whilst we waited but this was in the hope we would stay there and order lunch. Got to rooms by 3pm. Rooms were dated, in need of...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A lovely, friendly hotel, where nothing was too much trouble, we had a sea view room and the sunset was beautiful. The concierge helped us book a tour which was an amazing day out, there is so much to do and see in the area, the red bus stops right outside the hotel so it is easy to sight see....

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear claire292014 I am so delighted to hear that you had a fantastic stay with us. We strive each day to better our service and experience to each of our guests every day. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel soon. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The rooms are lovely,staff very helpful.Superb location.Loved our stay.Staff friendly & extremely helpful. Great location , especially on the deck overlooking the sea, where one can lounge around, enjoy cocktails etc....

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sumner2015 It is a pleasure to hear that you had a fantastic stay with us and enjoyed our facilities. I will most definitely notify my staff to keep up the hard work. We hope to welcome you back soon to our hotel by the sea. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 12 am and got checked in by very friendly night desk manager Niven.Upgrade to the Penthouse suite which was fabulous specious balcony overlooking beach . Kitchen bar area with everything ones heart diaries and more . Beautifully furnished living areas with TV, hi-fi in every room Large spacious bathroom heated towel rail bidet and more and separate dressing...

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Merle h Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, Niven is a fantastic night auditor who has been apart of the Bay hotel many a moon. I will ensure that all the staff are aware of the great work and experiences that they are creating for our guests. I look forward to welcoming you back soon....

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Superb location for chilling in Camps Bay. Easy walking to all the restaurants on the promenade. Friendly reception staff on arrival. We had a sea view suite, excellent view of the beach and good spot to just sit and people watch and of course to watch the sunset. The pool area was great, not too busy at the time we...

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SeanGeyser, Manager at The Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie W Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am so pleased to hear that you had a relaxing and pleasant time at the Bay hotel. I will most definitely put more motivational music in the gym to get the blood pumping. In regards to your bill being incorrect I have personally looked into the...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Loved our stay in Camps Bay. Plenty of restaurants nearby. Fantastic hotel right in the mix of Camps Bay with great views and nice lobby and pool area with several bars. Caamil at the traders bar is a character who claims to be the best barman in Cape Town certainly kept us entertained. Lovely rooms though the Bathrooms needs updating....

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 October 2015

First the service - outstanding. Hard to single out individuals but the concierges Sedick and Shawn are amongst the most friendly and helpful ones weve ever had the pleasure to deal with. All the other staff were wonderful and make one feel at home. Nothing is too much trouble. The rooms - we had 333 and 335 (this one has...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We held a small conference at the Bay hotel and it was so well organised. Lloyd, the conference manager was available around the clock to handle any of our many changes. The food was generous and delicious and the Boardroom is beautiful. Perfect for a small, professional meeting. And the location is stunning- breakfasts and lunches overlooking the pool and...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 October 2015

For us it was just too big, the restaurants, they tell about in the broschure are actually not serving dinner, except the Cafe, which has the charme of a fast food restaurant. But they recommended a very good restaurant nearby, The Zenzero, very good food, very nice staff! The hotel staff was friendly, but reserved, except one very nice guy....

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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Loved staying in this hotel. It's so beautiful, the stuff was very friendly, two more things I loved about this hotel is that it was very convenient for us coz its literally right I front of the beach, Neighbor to so many great restaurants. We were spoilt for flavors. Ps( plus the hotel restaurant is 24hr😀😀) we loved our stay....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A distinctive blend of sophisticated elegance and casual comfort. The Bay Hotel is superbly designed with 78 rooms and suites offering luxury in an unsurpassed setting. No less than four hotel pools with expansive sun decks offer superlative views of the Atlantic Ocean and majestic Lion's Head. Renowned as a haven for romantics, leisure is our catchword, from rejuvenating spa treatments to the convenience of our unique cocktail bar. And for the ultimate in relaxation, we recommend our cigar lounge and bar with breathtaking views. Celebrate special events at the intimate Celebration Table or Private Deck overlooking a sapphire sea. Fully-equipped meeting and events venues are available to suit every occasion, including the historic Rotunda for glittering parties and flawless weddings. Breathe deep... Exhale slowly and rediscover fun. Float into blissful relaxation while enjoying our exceptional brand of hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bay Hotel

Address: 69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $217 - $900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Bay Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Bay Hotel Camps
The Bay Hotel Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
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“All good and book early to avoid missing out”
 of 5 bubbles geoffgoad, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a room with a mountain view. If I went again, I would choose a sea-facing view.”
 of 5 bubbles Beatrix63, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Mountain rooms are cheaper than sea facing - you're facing the sea at the pool side.”
 of 5 bubbles angelaprice2016, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the "luxury rooms"”
 of 5 bubbles melissad206, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Mountain view was adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles TrevitTreels, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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