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The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
TripAdvisor Review
1245 Reviews
Guide Price £1,819 per person
Based on 04 March 19 departure from London Gatwick flying with British Airways, staying for 5 nights bed and breakfast in a Mountain Room (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Sophisticated elegance at Camps Bay

Located in a great position, directly opposite the palm-studded sandy beach of Camps Bay, The Bay Hotel is a favourite among Cape Town's frequent visitors. 

With a light and airy scheme throughout, rooms are comfortable and elegant and many have far-reaching views over Camps Bay or look up to the craggy peaks of the Twelve Apostles.

Start your day with a leisurely breakfast and breezy ocean vistas at Tides restaurant before retreating to one of the four swimming pools for a dip. After basking in the sunshine on the deck you might opt for a rejuvenating treatment at the Mint Wellness Spa; or, if you're feeling more adventurous, we recommend exploring the many facets of Cape Town and its surrounding areas. Come the evening, make your way to the terrace of the hotel's Sandy B Private Beach Club – one of the most in-demand hotspots in Cape Town – to people-watch and sip sundowners as the spectacular African sunset gently illuminates the sky.

Please call one of our Destination Specialists for more information and advice on creating a personalised Cape Town itinerary, just for you.

  • Set in a beautiful beachfront location
  • Indulge at the Bistro @ The Bay with its views over Camps Bay Beach
  • Soak up the African sunset and savour a sundowner from the deck of the Sandy B bar
  • Cool off in one of the four pools and order a refreshing drink from the nearby bar

Top Tips from our Experts

Tina

Destination Specialist

"If you're looking for a hotel just a little way out of Cape Town, then this is an ideal choice for you. It's on the beach, yet still close enough to be able to easily explore the amazing city."

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Deluxe

Location Type

Beach
  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    10:00
  • 78 rooms
  • Hotel approximately approximately 40 minutes from Cape Town airport
  • Lift to all floors

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

  • Beach
  • Approximately 40 minutes from Cape Town airport
  • Beachfront location
  • Raised sun lounger deck, to beach and sea views as you sunbathe

Things to do

Being explorers at heart, we believe in getting out and about to get the most from your trip. Browse through our selection of attractions and excursions available nearby that will enhance your holiday experience.

Explore Cape Town

Take the aerial cableway to the top of Table Mountain

Visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

1245 Reviews 81% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 660
  • Very Good 304
  • Average 160
  • Poor 64
  • Terrible 57

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Aug 31, 2018

could easily be a 5* although a little behind the times with the gluten free breakfast - 5/5

We booked into The Bay Hotel on the first leg of our honey moon in South Africa. The check in staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the area and showed us to our room with very little fuss. The room was excellent - nice big bathroom, well organised sleeping area, sitting area and a balcony overlooking the bay. Breakfast was excellent and well stocked with plenty of fresh fruits, meats, cheeses and cooked foods for a coeliac to feast on. I suppose if we had one gripe it was that the gluten free bread seemed like the stuff you used to get c10 years ago and showed that they are perhaps behind the times with regards to this as they also did not offer any substitute products for the pastries etc. That aside, great experience and thoroughly recommend.
Aug 26, 2018

Excellent service, beautiful setting

Kempton Park, South Africa

This is our second visit to The Bay Hotel and every time you arrive you enter into instant holiday mode. The staff are excellent, helpful and friendly and the rooms luxurious, comfortable and spacious. We came without the kids, but the hotel is also super family friendly.
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The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

Facilities

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre features state-of-the-art equipment, including the Powerplate Pro 6, and has everything you need for a holiday workout.

Flowers at the Bay

The hotel has its very own flower and gift shop.

Mint Wellness spa

The Mint Wellness Spa offers guests a range of treatments, from massages to day packages. A sauna and steam room are also available to use. All the therapists are professional, experienced and dedicated to promoting healthy eating, exercise routines and meditation. Massages can also be enjoyed in the privacy of your own room. These are available on request.

Four Swimming Pools

The main pool is solar-heated and drinks can be enjoyed from the poolside bar. There is also two cabana pools which both have stunning sea views.

Tennis Courts

The Bay Hotel features five hard surface tennis courts. The hotel can assist with arranging coach and tennis partners. Equipment is available for hire at the hotel for a charge.

Shahieda's Hair Salon

Shahieda's hair salon is located inside in the hotel and offers guests all salon services and bridal parties a personal experience for their wedding celebrations

The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

Room Types

Premier Sea Room

Premier Sea Rooms have a balcony from which you can enjoy direct sea views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Each room also has its own sitting area to give you that extra bit of space.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Premier Mountain Room

Enjoy the dramatic landscape views of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles mountain range while you relax in your in-room spa bath. The room also comes equipped with a sofa bed which is perfect for children aged 8–12 years old to share.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Premier Pool Room

Premier Pool rooms have spacious balconies for you to sit out and enjoy the views of the pool, Lions Head and a partial view of the sea.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Club Classic Room

Club Classic rooms are north-facing with views of Lions Head and partial sea views. Two of the rooms are especially equipped for physically disabled guests. Also two of the rooms have a sofabed for children aged 8–12 years old.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Suite

Suites feature two balconies with sea views and spacious living areas. These suites are ideal for sun-worshippers as they are positioned to capture the maximum amount of sunlight.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Penthouse

The Penthouse has recently had its interior redecorated to create a cosy atmosphere. Features include stunning seaviews, a Hollywood-style staircase, dressing room, marble bathroom and a spacious balcony.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Double or Twin Classic

Classic rooms have views of the swimming pool and direct access to the pool deck. Features include a spacious patio, private entrance lobby, en suite bathroom, personal bar and a built-in safe.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double Classic

Double Classic rooms have views of the swimming pool and direct access to the pool deck. Features include a spacious patio, private entrance lobby, en suite bathroom, personal bar and a built-in safe.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double Premier

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double or Twin Luxury

Luxury Rooms are spacious and open with stunning seaviews. Features include spa baths, generous balconies with sun loungers over looking Camps Bay Beach. Luxury rooms also include a fully stocked mini-bar and decanters.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double or Twin Cabana

Cabana Rooms are situated on the ground floor with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, which can be enjoyed from your spacious and private patio. These rooms have direct access to two cabana pools.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double or Twin Mountain View

The south and east facing Mountain Rooms are decorated in light fresh colours and provide you with side views of Table Mountain and expansive views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double Mountain View

The south and east facing Mountain Rooms are decorated in light fresh colours and provide you with side views of Table Mountain and expansive views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double or Twin Premier

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Double or Twin STANDARD

The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay

Food & Drink

Tides Restaurant

Overlooking the Camps Bay beachfront, this is the perfect place to start your day.Guests can enjoy the delicious buffet platters and the option to order a hot breakfast.

Bistro @ The Bay

Situated at the poolside, guests can enjoy the luxurious surroundings and relaxed atmosphere of the Bistro. Afternoon tea and pastries can also be enjoyed here, as well as dinner which focuses on fresh ingredients.

Caamil’s Bar

At Caamil's you can enjoy gourmet coffee, fine wines, Champagne, apertifis, and spirits as well as a walk-in cellar. Dedicated bar men can help you choose from a selection of fine wines, spirits and Champagne to enjoy before or after dinner and the bar really comes alive at night, with the crackling fire and buzz of the guests chattering amongst themselves.

Sandy B Private Beach Club

Overlooking the popular Camps Bay Beach, the Sandy B Beach Club is the place to be to enjoy a glass of chilled Champagne, revel in the sunshine or enjoy the magnificent view of the sunset. Restrictions:No persons allowed under the age of 18.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

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