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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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in a Standard Studio room (305), for 10 nights at the Place on the Bay Hotel during the Easter Holidays. If you have a car, there is secure parking and you are issued a remote for the gate, which is very useful as the adjacent streets get busy at certain times of the day/week. The receptionists Marion, Leila... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 weeks in room 304 was great value for the price great staff and very clean will return next year Would reccomend to people wanting clean rooms a pool and secure right in camps bay with helpful reception staff

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Auckland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mixed feelings about our stay here really, but as other reviewers have said, the deluxe hotel rooms were recently updated decor wise, but clearly very old in terms of fittings. 3 star really for facilities eg bathrooms and kitchen. There is a dreadful reception area to greet new arrivals. But the thing that bothered me most was the fact that... More 

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Regina, SK, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Carlabay Always nice to get a good review and to hear that you were happy and had a good time. There are so many good restaurant on the Strip that you can eat every night at a different one. Also the one on premises and you can walk to all. Hope you come back one day!!!! Kind regards Marlie More 

Sussex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Madamesugarvan Much appreciated review!!!! I am always pleased if I hear that guests are well looked after!! It makes your holiday so much nicer. Hope to see you one day again!! Kind regards Marlie More 

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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 March 14, 2015

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 

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