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Mini Bar – at Street Prices

Boring, mundane and over priced are words that are often used to describe hotel mini bars and their content. As we are constantly looking for ways in which to add value to our guest experience, we decided to do something about this negative stigma. Our mini bars are...

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Tours and Adventures

Cape Town is jam packed with excited tours, adventures, activities and places to eat and drink. Below we have listed out top 5 of each. If you want more idea’s or suggestions, head over to reception or visit our dedicated tours and adventures supplier, VNL Tours and...

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Hotel Heritage Lounge

Heritage Lounge Through our Heritage Lounge we like to share our wonderful history and heritage with our guests, so they can become just as excited and intrigued by how Camps Bay Retreat came to be, as we are. South Africa is a multi-ethnic society encompassing a wide...

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The Story of Von Kamptz

In 2014, the owner of Camps Bay Retreat decided to give the restaurant it’s own identity. After much deliberation, the name Von Kamptz was chosen. Here is some back ground where the name originated from: Fredrik Ernst von Kamptz was a German sailor from Deven close to...

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Hotel Dogs

"Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring- it was peace." – Milan Kundera Each dog’s birthday is celebrated with...

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Our magnificent Garden

Camps Bay Retreat is located on four acres of private land in The Glen. The land borders the historical Round House Precinct and Glen Forest, which comprises an area of approximately 35,3 ha and falls within the Table Mountain National Park. The estate is dynamic,...

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Our Private Tennis Court

Tennis enthusiasts can extend themselves on Camps Bay Retreat’s beautiful tennis court. With distant sea views and surrounded by lush vegetation, the court has been described as “out of this world”. It even boasts competition standard floodlights for evening games....

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Hotel History – Where it all started

Thomas Earl Skaife bought the estate from the Cape Marine Suburbs in 1911. He sold it to Friedrich Wilhelm Knacke in 1920 who named the estate Earl's Dyke. Knacke demolished the original house in 1929 and built on it a house to be envied. This house designed by...

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Compare Rooms

Premier Rooms Luxury Rooms Superior Rooms Suites Suite 16
Size 24.75m² – 40m² 27.83m² – 33.18m² 43.6m² – 54m² 53.18m² – 91.74m² 116m²
Sleeps 2 2 2 2 – 2 + 1 6 + 1
Views Sea, Garden, 12 Apostles, Table Mountain Sea, Garden, 12 Apostles Sea, Forest, Garden, Lion’s Head Sea, Forest, Garden, Lion’s Head, 12 Apostles Sea, Forest, Garden, Lion’s Head,

 

Premier Rooms

Bright, comfortable and airy rooms, located throughout Earls Dyke Manor, Deck House and Villas.

Luxury Rooms

Located in the Deck House, spacious rooms with a private deck overlooking the garden and mountains.

Superior Rooms

Offering elegant interiors and luxurious bathrooms with views of the ocean or mountains.

Suites

The spacious Suites offer the addition of a cosy lounge and luxurious comforts, located throughout Earls Dyke Manor, Deck House and Villas.

Suite 16

This spacious suite with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and balconies on both sides, offers spectacular views. The large lounge is complimented by a fireplace and dining room.