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Gloucester, MA
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

This was our third trip to Cape Town as a couple, with my partner having been eight times. MannaBay was a most wonderful home away from home. Everything, and I do mean everything, was first class and then some. We wanted for nothing. The building was a former home and it truly felt as if you were home. Whether in...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Scott & Christopher, Thank you for this fantastic review. We are so pleased to hear that you felt at home. We are unfortunately not for sale, but you can call us your Cape Town residence anytime. We hope to welcome you back 'home' soon. Kind regards, Mitch

Noosaville
Reviewed 24 May 2015

My Wife and I spent 4 nights at this OUTSTANDING ACCOM this month. From arrival to departure nothing was an issue and the Breakfast and High Tea are 'to die for'. The outlook over Cape Town is outstanding by day and intoxicating by night (plus the view of Table Mountain at the back is not too shabby either). To the...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for this fantastic review. We have put your review up for all of our staff to see and the are thrilled by your kind words. We hope to welcome you back to MannaBay some time soon. Kind regards, Mitch

Aurora, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

I cannot find the words to describe our stay at Mannabay other than spectacular. The views of the city, the beautiful rooms, the food and the service far exceeded our expectations. The personalized service made this one if our best holidays ever. We would not hesitate to revisit or recommend this boutique hotel.

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and so pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you back at MannaBay some time in the future. Kind regards, Mitch

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is a perfect base for Capetown. The hotel is small. Very personal service. There are very few requests that can't be granted. We had such a grand stay. Mitch and all the staff deserve all superlatives. A nice way to start our African adventure. Bravo!

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Dear Don, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. we are so incredibly proud of the team that runs MannaBay. We hope to see you back here again soon. Kind regards, Mitch

St Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 15 May 2015

For our recent trip to South Africa, we used the services of a travel agent (Icon Expeditions) for almost all aspects of the trip except international air. They put this place on our itinerary. After reading this hotel's website, I was a little worried it might be too fancy for our generally down-to-earth travel tastes, what with high tea and...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are so pleased that you felt relaxed and comfortable in this environment that we have created for our guests. We hope to see you back at MannaBay and enjoying our high tea in the not-too-distant future. Kind regards, Mitch

Goodyear, Arizona
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Best place to stay in Cape Town! Wonderful suites, yummy high tea, and best view of Cape Town, especially at night. The staff could not have been more attentive. A taxi service was provided free of charge for wherever we wanted to go.

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your MannaBay experience. Kind regards, Mitch

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We stayed at MannaBay in the Versailles Suite for one night in April as part of our anniversary trip to South Africa. We travel a lot for work, but this hotel made it into our top hotels straight away. It was honestly perfect in every way. Firstly the building is absolutely stunning. The layout and decor - we were just...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this fabulous review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us (and our high tea). We look forward to being your 'anniversary hotel' every year. Kind regards, Mitch

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Cape Town was our first stop on our honeymoon and MannaBay set the tone for a fantastic South African Honeymoon. Mitch and his staff went great lengths to ensure our stay was comfortable, enjoyable and extremely special. He recommended a great restaurants each evening while the hotel provided complimentary transportation so we could enjoy the local food and wine. The...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review on MannaBay. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked our restaurant recommendations. We hope to see you back at MannaBay for your anniversary next year. Kind regards, Mitch

Reviewed 26 April 2015

great service. unique hotel. beautiful view. the neighborhood is a little bit deserted but the hotel driver took us to the city. the staff were very attentive to our needs. the only problem was that the beds were moving and made noises.

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. So sorry to hear that your bed got in the way of a perfect night of rest. My team has gone through all rooms and checked all the beds today and we will continue to do so in order to make sure that this does not happen to any other guests. We...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Can't say enough about this place. We just stayed there four nights and were amazed by everything - the room, the building, the service, the food, and the decor and art. We took the advice of Mitch and the rest of the staff on what to do, restaurants, and shopping and it was perfect. The attention to detail is incredible,...

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MannabayManagement, General Manager at MannaBay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this incredible review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as all of our recommendations. We passed on your review to Geraldine and she is just as ecstatic to hear the good news. We look forward to welcoming you back to MannaBay. Kind regards, Mitch

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $529 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — MannaBay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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MannaBay Cape Town, South Africa
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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