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Reviewed 3 November 2015

Our room overlooked the beach. Very nice with lots of wind and dramatic wave action. Overall, the place could do with a bit of freshening up. At times our shower gurgled and smelled like sewer. The staff was distracted at best. When we asked for more coffee in the morning, the waitresses would eventually bring some and then would only...

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

Dear ochw Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We sincerely regret the less than satisfactory experience you had at the hotel and can assure you that, at all times, we endeavor to satisfy our guests to the best of our abilities. We sincerely hope that you will be returning to the hotel in the future and...

Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Waking up with a view of Camps Bay through one window and Table Mountain through another ....it doesn't get much better than that (ask for room 335!). We did have an issue with Ilios Travel who Trailfinders used to book our Table Mountain and downtown Cape Town tour and we ended up cancelling it. Hayden, on the reception desk, was...

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

Dear Andy G Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are truly delighted that your experience at the Bay hotel exceeded your expectations, and do hope to welcome you back again sometime in the future. I will let Hayden know that he must keep up the excellent work. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Northwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I cannot rate this hotel highly enough. The staff, the atmosphere, the design, the attention to detail ( eg plugs sockets to cover every nationalities needs)....... the cocktails!!!!! I could go on and on. The delight of starting ones day in the glass walled breakfast area, overlooking the beach would have to be considered quite breathtakingly beautiful.. On a slight...

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

Dear Sue20102014 Many thanks for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Utah
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Our family stayed her for 3 nights and it was very busy but we loved our stay here and thought the hotel was very modern and it was right across the street from a very beautiful section of beach and it was with in walking distance to many nice restaurants that were on the same street as the hotel. We...

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

Dear thewanderingfami Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Nice rooms, good views, right across the street from the beach. Views of the ocean and mountains. There are other restaurants and bars within walking distance if you so choose. The hotel bar was cozy and offered a great view. The pool and area was very nice. Secure parking in front of the hotel. The breakfast at the hotel restaurant...

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

Dear Don H I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, the bikes are definitely a great addition to the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Spent 4 nights in mid September in the Bay Hotel and had a lovely stay. Although we did not have a sea view, we none the less had a spectacular view of the Twelve Apostle Mountains. Everyone at the hotel from porters, housekeeping, Armen, breakfast staff and front of house were just lovely. Would thoroughly recommned the hotel and the...

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

Dear misshonesty Many thanks for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Navan, Ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Recently visited South Africa and one of the highlights was our stay was at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay. Fabulous location with views over the ocean and within easy walking distance to the restaurants along the promenade. We stayed in one of the Cabanas which felt very private with our own deck area and access to one of the...

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Heidelberg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The Bay Hotel really scores on location , and had a sea view room with an exquisite view. I am sure this is one of the coolest hangouts around the pool for sundowners and cocktails , and the beach club is super busy. The accommodation needs serious facelift , though. The room was spacious , and super comfortable bed ,...

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

Dear Jaco J Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am pleased that you did enjoy your stay with the hotel we are launching our new menus for summer in November I am hoping that you will come back to see the new exciting changes we have made. Warm Regards Sean Geyser

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

If its not the ocean you are staring at then it will probably be all the people walking by. The Bay hotel has lovely pools which allow you to enjoy the scenery without really being part of it or at least without being disturbed. The rooms have lovely jacuzzis on the balcony which make waking up all that more enticing....

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Dear Kiki_M23 I am so glad to hear that you and an enjoyable stay with us. Our chairman has been searching far and wide to find some of the interesting art pieces in our hotel it is one of his passions. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Sean Geyser

Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife and I try to spend 4/5 days at least once per year at the Bay hotel. This trip is luxurious and extremely comfortable. The view from the sea facing premier rooms is unforgettable. It is situated right opposite camps bay beach and is close to several excellent restaurants. It is also well situated to visit Hout Bay and...

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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
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
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: $226 - $764 (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 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“sea or pool view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 111Happiness, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Apart from the suites (I presume) the rooms overlooking the sea are very small.”
  • The unviable full-length mirror
  • The hot tub overlooking the back of the hotel
 of 5 bubbles Lazzagear, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“top floor seaview room I stayed in 401 it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles kennystirling, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view but it will cost you plenty!”
 of 5 bubbles Tom104, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Study the different room standards carefully to ensure you know what to expect. You only get what you pay for.”
 of 5 bubbles TheMaryB, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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