MannaBay in the Media

“A FEAST FOR THE SENSES”

“The new MannaBay Hotel in Cape Town puts a glam spin on our country’s cultural, natural and artistic heritage. … At the edge of the craggy national park is a sliver of urban heaven, with panoramic views and a beatific mountainous backyard, where the buzz of the city seems far away enough [...]“

VISI Magazine, April 2014

“A MIX OF BUSINESS AND PLEASURE”

“David Ryan is a perfectionist. His attention to detail and the way he wants his team to deal with people teaches you about life.” By late afternoon, the cityscape below the terrace has grown sombre, cheered slightly by a sprinkling of early lights.

Food & Home Entertaining, February 2012

“WONDERFULLY EXTRAVAGANT ROOMS”

This gem, right under Table Mountain, has wonderfully extravagant rooms by local interior designer, Joe Jacob. Complimentary airport transfers are provided… and Shadrack the charming butler will second-guess your every need.

Condé Nast Traveller, February 2011

“MANNA FOR THE SOUL”

MannaBay launched in 2010 with it individually-decorated rooms instantly becoming a hit with visitors wanting a stylish place to stay in Cape Town, as well as to enjoy personal touches like a butler on call, nightly turn-down, free wi-fi and transfers, gourmet breakfast and afternoon tea with homemade pastries.

Hospitality Marketplace, Autumn 2011

“STYLISH, ELEGANT AND ‘GREEN’”

At the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town, the space and views at MannaBay are unsurpassed. GreenLine accredited, they strive to reduce their carbon footprint wherever possible.

Responsible Traveller, May 2011

“ROYAL TREATMENT AT MANNABAY”

It’s not just the location that makes the hotel so appealing. The personal touches include a butler on call, iPod docking stations and free airport transfers. Honeymooners will love this place and with these rates you won’t have to be royalty to afford a five star stay in Cape Town.

Indwe, May 2011

“SETS THE BAR FOR LUXURY”

In the heart of Cape Town, MannaBay sets the bar for contemporary luxury. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and have underfloor heating… But it’s the imagination of the interior design, which will really catch the eye, where intriguing furniture and exquisite artwork abound.  

Butler Magazine, April 2011

“AN EXOTIC FARAWAY LAND”

Even though you’re minutes from the city centre and you have a view of Table Mountain, you’ll feel like you’re in an exotic faraway land – especially if you book the Versailles suite. From the Country Road beach towels to the delicious ‘high-tea’ spread, this new boutique guesthouse in Vredehoek gets the details just right.

Marie-Claire, April 2011

“FEELS LIKE HOME”

Experience five-star service in luxurious accommodation that feels like home, perched high above the city lights. The wallpaper beckons you to touch it, the Karin Miller artwork screams to be stared at, the chairs demand to be sat on and the arty little pieces all around the guesthouse warrant more a passing glance.

Mango Juice, February 2011

“WHERE TO TAKE HER”

To restore your mind, body and soul we suggest a getaway with your wife or girlfriend once the festive season is over, somewhere to impress her as much as yourself. MannaBay, in the city bowl of Cape Town, could be your answer… it’s not the most masculine guesthouse… but it could be one of the […]

GQ, December 2010

“SCRUMPTIOUS HOMEMADE PASTRIES”

The City Bowl has given birth to yet another gem. MannaBay’s rooms, designed by Joe Jacob who likens decorating to creating fairy tales, are a treasure trove of eccentric paraphernalia. Take advantage of the heated outdoor pool and views of Cape Town’s much-loved mountain.

High-Flyers, November 2010

“TIMELESS ELEGANCE AND MODERN LUXURY”

Synonymous with timeless elegance and modern luxury, MannaBay offers one of the most intimate experiences available in the Cape. The rooms are feast for the eyes and senses… The star of the show? The palatial Versailles Suite. Breakfast is a grand affair with fresh fruit, imported cheeses and home-made bread.

Woman and Home, November 2010

“SOPHISTICATED SERENITY”

The property sits at the foot of Table Mountain and was designed to make the best of the spectacular views overlooking the city, V&A Waterfront, the harbour and beyond. A large veranda allows guest to mull over the vista at leisure, with the gentle ripple of a koi pond and swimming pool in the background.

House and Leisure, August 2010

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