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POD Camps Bay

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Argyle Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Camps Bay
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was glad to have read a review saying that they wished they stayed longer because I booked 6 nights and loved every minute. From the facilities to the accommodating staff, it was one of the nicest hotel stays I've ever had. Because I was averse to driving in Cape Town after having driven on safari for a week, the... More

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Melbourne, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

POD really had everything we were looking for in a cape town hotel. The service was great and they went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. The location is perfect as its close to everything else in cape town and you can walk to the beach/bars/restaurants in camps bay. The breakfast was great as... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your recent experience at POD Camps Bay. It is great to hear that you would recommend our hotel and I am thrilled that you enjoyed the location, design, breakfast and the service. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Camps Bay More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Impressive design. When entering it, you are breathless because of the way it has been designed and the material used. We just loved it at first. Receptionist was very helpful and friendly. We're offered a coffee and 10 minutes after, she said your room is ready and the luggages were already upstairs. What a good service. She came with us... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Bernard Thanks for sharing your feedback on POD via Tripadvisor. I am always eager to read about what people find to be the highlights of their stay and as a design hotel, it's great to hear that the design had such a positive impact on you when first entering the property. Thank you for the praise on the service,... More

Fayetteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

thank you to Brendan and the awesome staff for an outstanding service! not only this hotel is modern, beautifully designed and in a great location [on the beach], but we enjoyed scrumptious breakfasts every morning, free movies [and pop corn!]. our room was very comfortable, had a spa feel to it and offered great amenities, including flip-flops! loved the attention... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Angie Thanks for the wonderful review of our property. I really enjoyed looking through the photos that you have also shared on this forum. It was a pleasure hosting as well as getting to know you during your stay with us. Thank you for the commendations on the hotel location, design, amenities and the breakfast. I hope that we... More

Tokyo, Japan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're headed to Cape Town, the first decision to make is whether you want to be in the city or the upmarket suburbs. City hotels put you close to the waterfront, but it's a working harbor rather than something that belongs on a postcard. Camps Bay, on the other hand, is right on the ocean. It's also quieter and... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at POD. I have to agree that Camps Bay is a lot more photogenic than the hustle and bustle of the V&A Waterfront. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the space in our Deluxe Suite, it is the biggest room... More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pod is an excellent option for travellers visiting Cape Town and Camps bay. This little boutique hotel is clean, modern and warm. Like most little boutique hotels, the staff believes in a high degree of personal attention on their guests (staff remember your likes and dislikes, what you like to eat and drink etc) . The staff helped us plan... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at POD Camps Bay. Thank you for the compliments and praise on the cleanliness, the style and most importantly the personal attention that you received from our team. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Camps Bay More

Ashford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful and luxury boutique hotel. Our room was just amazing with fantastic views of the sea. It was pure luxury and worth every penny. The staff were also amazing and couldn't do more to help or please us. Breakfast was excellent and again the staff were very helpful. Can't wait to go back.

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Julie Thank you for posting such a glowing report on your recent stay with us. You posted our 300th review and I am thrilled it was such a good one! I am elated to hear that the highlights were the room, views, breakfast and the service offering. We hope to welcome you back to POD soon. Warm regards, Brendan... More

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot more highly recommend POD in Camps Bay. The location, the room, the staff, the service . . .everything was excellent. We were greeted with offers of a drink and the service never stopped from there. I requested an iron to press a couple of shirts but was told, for liability reasons, that I couldn't use one in the... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at POD on Tripadvisor. Thank you for the commendations on the location, room, welcome and service. I am glad to hear that you made the most of our complimentary services. We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Camps Bay More

Denver
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33 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about the hotel was fantastic. The room was decorated and designed wonderfully sleek and modern. While it's not a direct full on ocean view, you get a really good view of it on the balcony and even for the room from the floor to ceiling windows. The staff was delightful and were very helpful with recommendations and were all... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay with us at POD Camps Bay. I am always interested to read the feedback posted by senior contributors or seasoned travelers as the review carries that much more weight. Thank you for the praise on design of our building and rooms, the breakfast spread and the service received... More

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dogs bollocks basically - just go and stay - the staff, location , wine, the views , the room. Got to be one of the best hotels in the world . Ask for Theo for the cape and wine tours. The location is ridiculously beautiful , and the sunsets to die for . This is a bucket list experience.... More

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am still laughing at the opening line... Thank you for the praise , I am delighted to hear that you had a great stay! Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Camps Bay More

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Address: 3 Argyle Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — POD Camps Bay 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay #1 Spa Hotel in Camps Bay #1 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay #1 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay #2 Family Hotel in Camps Bay #4 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
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Cool beyond question is POD Camps Bay. A true Africa original realised in a stunning set of decor elements, POD is both raw yet polished.See naked Africa design timber dropping into stone, shifting into glass, imbuing a sense of seaside sophistication so often attempted but so rarely achieved.15 modern suites and rooms share the spoils of idyllic mountain and ocean views. Truly surprising is POD’s proximity to the famous and ever energised Camps Bay beachfront, just a few light footsteps away.It is little wonder that POD appears on the Condé Nast Hot List 2011, and finds its place among Tatler’s 101 Best Hotels in the World.Facilities:POD Camps Bay offers modern and stylish rooms which include the following amenities: AC, Under-floor heating, rain shower, ultra slim 40’ flat screen TV, satellite TV channels, DVD player, ipod docking station, WiFi, Nespresso & tea station and a complimentary mini bar and room snacks.The hotel boasts a large pool overlooking the Camps Bay beach, a wellness room and a gym which offers both cardio and toning equipment.Rates include:Breakfast, unlimited tea, coffee and mineral water. Uncapped WiFi and secure underground parking.Services:24 hour reception, concierge, business services, laundry and dry cleaning, airport and city shuttle, luggage storage. ... more   less 
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