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POD Camps Bay

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Argyle Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

WOW!! This was no doubt, one of the BEST places we have ever stayed! It was absolutely amazing. The rooms were impeccably designed and very comfortable. Big beautiful bed, heated floors, rain shower, complementary beers, wine and snacks, pod coffee. And since we were on our honeymoon they welcomed us with a bottle of bubbly, chocolates and rose petals on... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot recommend this hotel enough. The location is beautiful and extremely convenient, the rooms are gorgeous, the staff is so kind and helpful, the breakfast is amazing, and there is a very safe parking garage. We hope to stay here again in the future!!

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Wodonga, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The strangely named POD is on a side street about a 100 metres off the beach at Camps Bay and a quick cab ride from Cape Town CBD and the V&A Waterfront. POD is a newly built cutting edge boutique hotel with excellent staff and no traffic noise. My room was large, extremely quiet and very well appointed, albeit with... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our honeymoon in July 2014 and had a fantastic stay. The staff were really friendly and left us a complimentary bottle of wine as it was a special occasion. But more than that, when we came back from a restaurant, they had left us a bottle of champagne and box of chocolates! That’s going above and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The customer service was outstanding and it was the all of the small touches that impressed us, as well as the wonderful style and location. For example, the provision of beach towels, flip flops, free snacks wine, beer and much more. The staff were all incredibly friendly and helpful. Camps Bay was also a wonderful holiday location. Best hotel experience... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel ticks all the boxes. The staff are exceptional and very friendly. The only draw back is that from a ground floor room you can hear everything in the reception area and also your neighbours - so it can be a little noisy. Overall, we had a great stay.

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful experience. Attention to detail and little personal touches, as well as fantastic, friendly, "couldn't do enough" service from everyone...all very impressive! The room was very tastefully done and the complimentary mini-bar, snacks and beach attire were appreciated extras.

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

Dear Guest Memorable (in a good way) is what we aim to achieve and I am delighted that this was true in your case. Thank you for the fantastic compliment about the service offering - this is what truly sets us apart from our competition. We hope to welcome you back to POD soon. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager,... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is simply stunning! The rooms are absolutely beautiful, the views are stunning and the staff is very warm, friendly and helpful. The staff helped us with some unique requests as well. It is one of the best boutique hotels we've stayed in. I would definitely stay at the POD Camps Bay on my future visits to Cape Town.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your feedback on the Tripadvisor forum. I am delighted to hear that you had a "superb" stay with us. Thank you for the commendations on the rooms, the views and the staff. We are elated to be one of the best hotels that you have ever stayed in. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager,... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pods is a wonderful place to stay and Camps Bay is beautiful. Great service, gorgeous views and an abundance of food options. Super close to the mountain and beach. I'd stay again in a heartbeat. The only issue I had was that there was a strange smell that I believe was from the flowers in the lobby but hardly a... 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 write a review about POD on Tripadvisor. I appreciate your compliments on the service, views and the location of our property in Camps Bay. We are indeed very fortunate to be within such close proximity to the beach and the restaurant strip, yet still have fantastic mountain and sea views. I... More

Washington, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I very much enjoyed my stay here. The folks at the front desk were especially amazing. They booked restaurants, helped me figure out where to go/what to see, booked our shark trip, had a car on call for us. They made everything so easy. The room was cool. Very modern/contemporary style. But, it worked well. Great job POD team!

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

Dear Matt Thanks for posting such a great review, the title says it all... I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the helpful service from the front desk team. They are a great bunch of people who genuinely want to assist with any guest requests. Thanks for the compliment on the style, design and functionality of our rooms. Warm... 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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POD Camps Bay Cape Town, South Africa

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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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