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The Place on the Bay

Victoria Rd, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Regina, SK, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 nights at The Place on the Bay. Excellent suite and facilities, overall. Staff were helpful with our every need. Several great restaurants close by, including one attached, which you could charge to your room. We enjoyed the one right next door, as well. Pool area is lovely and a great place to tan and read. Would highly... More 

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Sussex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would recommend staying at Place on the Bay to anyone visiting Camps Bay. It’s in a perfect location for the beach and all the restaurants and bars. All the staff made us feel very welcome, and always helpful. Our room was comfortable and clean. We had a fabulous time & hope to return one day. Amanda & Conor

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good stay at this hotel. The location is extremely convenient, right on the beach and next to a tonne of restaurants, cafes and bars on the same strip. Table Mountain is right behind, so you can be at the cable car stop in 5 min by a taxi. The staff in the hotel were really friendly... More 

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

Dear Ohno1234 A big thank you for your review - much appreciated!! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and could see a lot of our beautiful city. Hope to see you soon again!!! Have a great day!!! Marlie More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although having few issues with maintenance I have to admit that hospitality and customer service throughout all departments are top notch. Rooms are spacious and well equipped pool is just perfect. Special thanks to Marion who is so knowledgable and highly professional!! Shall be back when back to SA

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

Dear Berto7373 A big thank you for your review - much appreciated!! I am happy to hear that you were looked after!! Hope to see you in the near future again!! Have a great day!!! Marlie More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This hotel only bothered to tell me, a week after id booked and paid for the room, that they actually didn't have one for me. They said all they had were 2 nights at their sister hotel (I booked 8) and I would have to pay more. By the time this was sorted everywhere else in the area was booked... More 

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

Dear Shoppadolley As said to you by e-mail, you booked through an agent and they did not want to inform or give your contact details to us to contact you directly. We had a power failure (a problem in the whole of South Africa on the moment) and therefore were overbooked on the system. We tried very hard to get... More 

Malmo, Sweden
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We made a good choice to stay at Camps Bay for our Cape Town visit. The Place on the Bay is really well placed if you like to live Close to where the action is. We had a great view over the beach from our balcony on the 2nd floor and weren't disturbed by the buzzy street and restaurants in... More 

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

Dear CeaseTheDay Thank you for the feedback. We will give attention to it. Kind regards Marlie More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Had to cancel room as lots of complaints and poor condition of general areas. I am trying to sort out a refund as the hotel was just not habitable. Camps bay is a great area but this is just not the place to stay. There were so many people trying to get refunds as state of the rooms were just... More 

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

Dear SarahDees I am sorry to hear this but if you can give me more details I maybe can help. I beg to differ. Kind regards Marlie More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I am so glad that we chose to stay here. After searching and searching for accommodation in Camps Bay - Place on the Bay kept popping up offering a room with "partial" sea views. After some reluctance, I booked and i am sooo glad that i did. The view was anything but partial! We had full sea views from our... More 

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

Dear Princess_tash A big thank you for your review - much appreciated. You just made my week!! Happy to hear that you had a great time and hope to see you soon!!!! Have a great week!! Marlie More 

Kyrenia, Cyprus
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Were given a room with no sea views (206), no balcony, furnishings were dated. Our friends who paid the same got a much better room with full sea views and a balcony. When we asked for a move nothing was available no discount offered. Staff were very friendly though. The area is noisy at night a lot of hassle on... More 

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

Dear Coffer52 I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoyed your apartment. There are beautiful sea views through the window. Maybe you have to ask your friend that did the bookings, why you end up with this apartment and not the other one. Kind regards Marlie More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The room was very spacious and had a full kitchen which is great if you actually use it. I spent most of the day driving around exploring the city and nearby locations that I rarely spent time in the hotel. Breakfast is not included or wi-fi. They have limited parking first come first serve. Given that I spent so little... More 

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

Dear DoraLaExploradora5... I am sorry to hear that you did not know about our Wi-Fi - it is actual free!! Breakfast is not included because you stayed in a self catering apartment although we have a restaurant on premises where you can enjoy all meals. If you stay in our guesthouse (Fairways on the Bay), next to Place on the... More 

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