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Fairways on the Bay

Fairways Street, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have just returned from 1 week at Fairways on the Bay...it was excellent. We had room 408 (top floor) which was amazing. Large, clean, stylish, the most comfortable (King size) bed I have ever slept in. The room has everything you need - A/C, TV, fridge, hairdryer, tea/coffee, toiletries, great shower, large wardrobes etc. The nicest room I have... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Sunshinetime2 UK A big thank you for your review - much appreciated!! It is really a nice room and the view as well. Camps Bay has a lot to offer and specially restaurants along the strip. We so close to the city centre and all the attractions as well. Hope to see you soon again!! Kind regards Marlie More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We wrote a review last year on the 21st Jan 2014 - this note is simply to echo our views. This 'home from home' was welcoming, luxurious, friendly, safe and we enjoyed every second of our visit. This place is a haven amidst the bussle of Camps Bay. I don't believe I have ever stayed in a hotel (and I... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Emma E You just made my day!!!!!! So happy to get your review - much appreciated!!!! Extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay and that the staff looked well after you!!! Looking forward to welcoming you back!! Kind regards Marlie More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for the final 3 nights of our honeymoon and we're pleasantly surprised! Our room was lovely, with a sea view, which was beautiful for watching the sunset from our Bed! The reception staff were helpful and friendly, and breakfast in the restaurant was nice. The hotel is easy walking from all of the bars and restaurants along... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Sarah S A big thank you for your review!!! Wish you a happy marriage and a great 2015!!!! Kind regards Marlie More 

Germany
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Everything was ok. We stayed four nights. The location is nice. At the corner of victoria and fairway – near but not quite in the hustle and bustle of the promenade, The place is clean and pretty well kept. The restaurant il cappero provides breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast buffet is basic - at 80R value.... What do you really... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Timm 1203 Thank you for your feedback - much appreciated. We almost finish with our new Wi fi and I am sorry for the inconvenience. Kind regards Marlie More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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114 reviews 114 reviews
45 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Did not stay in the Fairways but went there for dinner only. Outside tables are great in the evenings with a glimpse of the sunset over the sea. had a pasta meal was great and we enjoyed the gnocci special - smooth and soft as it should be. I also appreciated the one-price approach to some really good quality wines.... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear ChriswM2 Thank you for your feedback - you so right about the restaurant!! Hidden gem!!!! Have a great week!! Best regards Marlie More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My son and I spent three nights at Fairways on the Bay. We had a lovely room with a view of the ocean. The price was reasonable ($200 a night) given that we were across the road from the beach. The staff at reception were incredibly warm and helpful in helping us rent a car, get a cab and advising... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lynda R I am happy that you and your son ejoyed Fairways on the Bay and hope to see you again in near future. Thank you for the kind words of the reception staff - always nice to hear that they look well after our guests. Have a great week!!! Marlie More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Having read the other reviews for Fairways on the Bay I felt compelled to write. Myself and my husband stayed here from 2nd Jan to 11th Jan and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. I would say that Fairways itself is more like a boutique guest house and testament to that we were made to feel right at home immediately. We arrived... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Emma I wanted to shout: YES, YES, YES!!!!!! May you have an excellent 2014 and looking forward to welcome you back. Kind regards from a hot, windless Camps Bay!! Marlie More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Fairways website is thin on information and relies on that provided by its sister hotel Places on the Bay. The view is extremely limited, there is no lift and having to climb 3 or 4 flights of stairs to your room every time is not pleasurable. The wifi voucher system is poor. The kettle was located on the carpet as... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guy TM88 Thank you for the feedback. May you have a great Christmas and New Year!! Kind regards Marlie More 

New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Other then having a great location in the heart of Camps Bay, this is not a 4 star property and Fairways does not offer many amenities that other 4 stars in Cape Town do (neither breakfast nor wifi were included). When we got to our room and called downstairs since nothing in the room seemed to work (tv, some lights,... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear SP Thank you for your feedback. Will go into every complaint and take care of it. Much appreciated Kind regards More 

Duffield, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We had booked at another place on Camps Bay which was way below our expectations and we were lucky enough to find a room at Fairways, which is also part of Place on the Bay. We loved it the breakfast is amazing the rooms lovely and the staff were brilliant. Staying here made our short stay in Camps Bay one... More 

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Marlie d, General Manager at Fairways on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Sue F Thank you for the feedback and hope to see you one day again. Take care and have a nice weekend!! Kind Regards More 

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