South African Hotels

Camps Bay Retreat Hotel

Address
7 Chilworth Road
The Glen
Camps Bay
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Beach, Leisure

The Camps Bay Retreat Hotel, which is in Camps Bay, Cape Town, is a historical 1929 Estate featuring the Earl's Dyke Manor and the modern Deck House next door. This luxury Boutique Hotel sits on the slopes of Lions Head and is a short walk away from the Camps Bay beach.

While surrounded by manicured gardens you can admire the incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Earl's Dyke Manor & Nature Reserve was purchased by Mr Thomas Earl Skaife from the Cape Marine in 1911. This estate was sold in 1920 to Mr Friedrich Wilhelm Knack, who in 1929, demolished the house and built the current Camps Bay Manor House which was designed by William Grant.

Accommodation 

The Owner’s Suite features a private balcony, a large dressing room and a lounge with endless views over the palm - fringed Camps Bay beach.

The rooms offer:

  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Minibars
  • Satellite televisions and DVD players
  • Room telephones
  • Laptop facilities

Features

This Hotel is modern and chic with large wooden decks from where scenic views over the Atlantic beach. Guests have access to the private outdoor swimming pool which is in a lush, tropical garden. 

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  • Air Conditioning
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Restaurants

The Retreat Kitchen at the Camps Bay Retreat

The Hotel provides a fine dining experience to which guests are invited to dine in the original building of the original manor house, where the executive chef creates a daily menu of gourmet fare, combining a symphony of fresh ingredients from local markets.Food and wine pairings are available which add to the gourmet candlelit three course meal. Guests can also choose to enjoy a picnic basket for Lunch and wine tasting in the on site wine cellar.

Meals served at The Retreat Kitchen:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The Spa

Located in a magnificent setting at the Camps Bay Retreat Private Nature Reserve in Cape Town, the spa at the Camps Bay Retreat nestles amongst trees, foliage, bird life and fertile scenery.

Guests are invited to spoil themselves with a choice of massages, treatments and facials at the spa. Spend the day luxuriating in the spa, relaxing in the sauna and being revitalized with a deep massage.

Offset by the depth of the lush valley beneath it, the spa is perched on a verge, with views that capture the essence of a relaxing wellness experience. The center boasts two indoor treatment rooms, a double outdoor treatment room, a manicure station, sauna and a shower for use before and after treatments.

There is a sparkling blue solar heated pool situated at the spa, as well as a tranquil mountain pool just a short walk away. Guests are welcome to enjoy lunch at the original manor house, during their day of pampering.

Spa facilities:

  • Indoor treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment room
  • Manicure station
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Mountain swimming pool

Nature Walks

The Camps Bay Retreat Private Nature Reserve offers a beautiful, non-strenuous walk which takes guests through the Glen Forest, to the historical Round House, and back through the lush gardens of the Camps Bay Retreat.

Pilates at the Fitness Cabin

Pilates is a full-body exercise which emphasizes body alignment and correct breathing. With the help of an instructor, guests perform strength, flexibility and a range of different motion exercises on a special mat.

Classes are held at the Yoga and Fitness Cabin which is surrounded by the lush green gardens of the Camps Bay Retreat in a peaceful and quiet setting under the tuition of a qualified Pilates Instructor.

Tennis

This Hotel has on - site private tennis courts and where guests are welcome to request a lesson or game with the resident tennis coach, whose international experience caters for all levels including the accomplished player. Tennis rackets and tennis balls are available upon request.

Johnny Loco Bikes

Johnny Loco bikes are available for hire at the reception office of the Camps Bay Retreat & Deck House.  Guests have the opportunity to cruise Camps Bay on one of these, and take in the fresh ocean breeze. 

Swimming

This Estate features 4 swimming pools which invite for refreshing swims, relaxation or great exercise. Deck chairs surround the pools, with parasols for shade and beach towels are provided by the poolside.

Spa treatments

Guests may spoil themselves with a choice of massages, treatments and facials at the spa.  Spend the day luxuriating in the spa, relaxing in the sauna and being revitalized with a deep massage.

Earls Dyke Nature Baths

The spa offers a unique spa bath, sauna and steam room. The new design promises the guest privacy and stunning views of the Manor House gardens.

The Hotel has also introduced the unique Earl’s Dyke Nature Baths, an unforgettable outdoor experience. Suspended over the canopy of trees, guests are welcome to enjoy an intimate nature bath together in total privacy, overlooking the lush gardens and sipping on one of the Signature Health Drinks. Packages can include a 30-60min massage.

  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Travel desk
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • WIFI
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Luxury Room

# Rooms:
2

These spacious rooms, with sophisticated décor and wooden blinds feature a freestanding Victorian bath and comfortable lounge seating, leading onto an individual decked veranda with seating and sun loungers. Comfortable and bright rooms, offering guests a private space to relax in. Rooms are located on the ground and first floor in the Deck House, with partial views across the Atlantic Ocean.

Room amenities:

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Heated Towel Rails
  • Hairdryers
  • Air conditioning & heating
  • Wireless internet access
  • Satellite Television (selected channels)
  • DVD players
  • International Plug Points (220v) A/C
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar

Superior Room

# Rooms:
5

The Hotel has 3 different types of Superior Rooms in the form of; Earls Dyke Manor, the Deck House and The Villa. These beautiful, luxurious and spacious rooms all enjoy spectacular views. Some rooms have large, private decks, and spa baths. Guests have a choice of either twin beds or a king size bed with open plan bath & separate shower. Enclosed WC. All bathrooms feature his & hers basins.

Room amenities:

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Heated Towel Rails
  • Hairdryers
  • Air conditioning & heating
  • Wireless internet access
  • Satellite Television (selected channels)
  • DVD players
  • International Plug Points (220v) A/C
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar

Premier

# Rooms:
2

These spacious rooms, with sophisticated décor and comfortable seating, feature a freestanding Victorian bath with selective rooms leading onto an individual decked veranda. Comfortable and bright rooms, offering guests a private space to relax in. Rooms are located on the ground and first floors in Earl’s Dyke Manor, Deck House and Villa, with views across the Atlantic Ocean.

Room amenities:

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Heated Towel Rails
  • Hairdryers
  • Air conditioning & heating
  • Wireless internet access
  • Satellite Television (selected channels)
  • DVD players
  • International Plug Points (220v) A/C
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar

Suite

# Rooms:
5

Room 1 The Earls Dyke: The art deco in this room is amazing and it has been lovingly restored. Featuring King size four poster bed, dressing room, lounge & black & white marble bathroom. This room is the original master suite of the manor, with its own fireplace. The room is equipped with a his and hers walk in wardrobe. The views are of the gardens and the sea.

Room 3 The Earls Dyke: Large windows create a feeling of being in the trees, the view looks out onto the mountains and the sea. The room has antique furniture, a king size bed and a bathroom with a large Victorian marble bath. The lounge area is warm and cozy with its fireplace.

Room 6 The Deck House: A modern apartment on the ground floor of the manor with dark woods with mosaic detailing in the bathroom which has a bath and shower. The king size bed converts into into 2 twin beds and the their is a his and hers walk in wardrobe. The sitting area with a flat screen TV, fireplace and dining table which,leads out to the terrace with views of the forest and the sea.

Room amenities:

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Heated Towel Rails
  • Hairdryers
  • Air conditioning & heating
  • Wireless internet access
  • Satellite Television (selected channels)
  • DVD players
  • International Plug Points (220v) A/C
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar

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Beautiful historical buidling, magnificent gardens, great swimming pool.

The contemporary Deck House is great, the cosy fireplace in the lounge area is awesome. We enjoyed our stay here a lot, very comfortable and private.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.946194

Longitude: 18.380116

Directions

Driving directions to Camps Bay Retreat & Deck House Via Buitengracht St 32 mins Settlers Wy 26.6 km from Cape Town International Airport

1. Head south 280 m
2. Keep left at the fork 300 m
3. Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd 150 m
4. Turn right toward Airport Approach Rd 400 m
5. Take the 1st left onto Airport Approach Rd 1.6 km
6. Merge onto N2 Rd via the ramp to Cape town 17.0 km
7. Continue onto Buitengracht St 1.9 km
8. Continue onto New Church St/M62 3.4 km
9. Turn right at Geneva Dr 550 m
10. Turn right to stay on Geneva Dr 200 m
11. Turn left to stay on Geneva Dr 160 m
12. Take the 1st right onto Sedgemoor Rd 600 m
13. Turn right at Chilworth Rd 140 m

Camps Bay Retreat & Deck House on Chilworth Rd

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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