Reviews of Camps Bay Retreat
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14 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Camps Bay Retreat and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"very special place"
- but we did not really know much about the house and grounds till the day we left as we did not get the tour of the house and gardens we should have got when checking in, therefore we did not really appreciate everything... which was a pity
- our bedroom and dressing room was lovely, but despite the history of the manor house it would be great if the bathrooms would get an upgrade." See all these reviews: 11n in South Africa
"good base for visiting the area"
Twin bed situation was not sorted despite repeated requests. At no time were we offered another room. We asked to see the manager more than once. It seemed he was not available at any time." See all these reviews: 11n in South Africa
"Bit of a let down"
However we had a building site behind our room, a crane in the view to the sea and on site chainsawing of trees and works. If we had known this was the situation then we might well have chosen a different hotel.
Staff variable. Some excellent, some poor. Wifi very poor. Rooms really nice, food and wine really good but over priced and on a limited menu.
Bit disappointing." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 12n in South Africa
"Camps Bay Retreat review"
Camps Bay is in easy walking reach of Camps Bay itself.
The food was very good we had one dinner as well as breakfast." See all these reviews: 11n in South Africa
"What a delighful retreat"
The food was great and in fact it was the best steak we tasted on our whole trip. We would recommend Camps Bay Retreat although the view of the crane in the middle of the back garden vista in not ideal." See all these reviews: 11n in South Africa
"Tranquility under the Table"
"Camps Bay Retreat in time warp"
Although it advertises as a five star establishment with a menu changing daily, the same four basic main courses were repeated over three days with only the accompanying sauces tweaked. We were provided with a courtesy car to be able to eat at a local restaurant after complaining on the third evening.
Although good, we find it hard to justify the fifth star." See all these reviews: 13n in South Africa
"Camps Bay Retreat review"
Lovely to be able to relax so much and yet be so close to the action.
Great service, allowed us use of the spa so we could shower the evening after we'd checked out before our flight back." See all these reviews: 6n in South Africa
Location wonderful and the staff were absolutely top notch. Food wasn't bad either!
My husband is hoping to come into money so he can buy this place!" See all these reviews: 14n in South Africa
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