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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the places we visited on our road trip through the Cape over the December period, this was by far our favourite. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer. The room was beautifully decorated, spacious and clean. The bathroom offered a double basin, shower and a bath. We stayed in unit 1, this was a corner room...

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HanelVanReenen, Owner at Manor on the Bay, responded to this review

WOW - what a lovely compliment! Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked at the very last minute while having sundowner and it revealed a perfect stay for a one night stop over. Room was very comfortable and private, we didn't enjoy all the amenities although figure that if had have stayed longer would have appreciated more, ie g-enormous closet surrounding the bedroom. I would rather say same for the breakfast, ain't...

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Family Room with our 1 year old and teenager. It was spacious, clean and comfortable. Our hosts did everything to make our stay comfortable, especially with an active 1 year old. The beach is right across the road and at low tide there are lovely rock pools with warmish water which is great for a toddler....

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Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 7 pleasant nights at this beautiful guesthouse in the bottom family room. Room was comfortable and private and we enjoyed the sherry top-ups every day. Generous and delicious breakfasts served daily to keep you full until dinner! Our 1st stayover in Gordons Bay and will quite easy book accomodation here again in future.

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HanelVanReenen, Owner at Manor on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant place to stay in Gordon's Bay, and splendid breakfast too, and the proximity to the beach makes it very beautiful, and the ocean view was very beautiful, and easy accessibility to other restaurant

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Thank you very much for the positive review and visiting Manor! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We initially chose Manor on the Bay based on availability for our stay period as well as being a Discovery partner. From the time we arrived we were treated like VIP's, the rooms were beautiful with excellent staff and really good breakfast. We will definitely recommend.

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Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking view, friendly staff who go out of their way to assist you. Beautiful setting with stunning views. The self catering accomodation is neat and immaculate, however, not too children friendly especially around the pool area. Also too many stairs which hassled me as I have a mobility problem and there is no other way to access rooms. The breakfast...

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HanelVanReenen, Owner at Manor on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to equip more of the ground floor rooms with self catering facilities as well. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Reviewed 15 December 2016

I had a wonderful 3 night stay at Manor on the Bay. My late check-in was easily facilitated and both the rooms and amenities are top notch! Very accessible, ample parking with lost to day and see in thy area - highly recommended...

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Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Axel
Reviewed 9 December 2016

cosy appartment , splendid view on the bay being settled on the top floor, nice host, good breakfast, WIFI available, you won't get lost in the " swimming pool" , more a tub, good privacy; restaurant in the area are average; good restaurant in the area is " de Brasserie" , 160 Beach Road, Strand

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Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. I agree, De Brasserie is 1 of our favourites as well. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is a lovely lodge. Great views, beautiful rooms and wonderful, freindly people. Just a pity we could not bring our little chihuahua with. The breakfast was good. Walking distance from shops and restaurants.

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HanelVanReenen, Owner at Manor on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review and recommendation! We really value the feedback and input. I'm also a big dog lover - a pity that our facility and grading regulations does not allow pets. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Hanel

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manor on the Bay Guesthouse is situated 50m from the beach, offering affordable accommodation, value for money and great discounted specials throughout the year, in picturesque Gordon's Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. We are 5 minutes’ walk from upmarket restaurants and Bikini Beach with Blue Flag status. Gordon’s Bay is a top tourist destination in close proximity to Cape Town, Table Mountain, the Winelands (Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Paarl, Helderberg) and over 12 golf courses and located on Route 43, one of SA’s most scenic routes (Gordon’s Bay to Hermanus costal road). Also famous for the Southern Right whales visiting us each year: Gordon’s Bay, Gateway to the Whale Route, August – November. Enjoy the warmer sea water – about 9 degrees warmer - than Cape Town’s icy waters. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manor on the Bay

Address: 117 Beach Road | Western Cape, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Gordon's Bay
Price Range: $94 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manor on the Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Unit 1 has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles trendytravller, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family room has bunk bed for kids”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room which overlooks the Bay for best views. For more privacy, select the corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles Freshairviews, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 and 12 has stunning sea view rooms (be mindful of the flight of stairs)”
 of 5 bubbles TanyaC-travels, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 11 and 12 have the best views but are located on 2nd floor with only staircase access.”
 of 5 bubbles RobbieR351, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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