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The Place on the Bay

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Victoria Rd, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 12 hotels in Camps Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for our stay in Cape Town and were so happy with our choice. Not only were the views spectacular, the rooms were huge and great value and the staff were super helpful and really looked after us

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The only thing I can say about this hotel was that is has the best location in Camps Bay and the service was good It is part of a RCI time share and while the RCI gave it an award I would barely put it in the category of a 2 star hotel, Rooms/suites were old and needed updating. New... More

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pitt meadows
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for only one night but our room with kitchenette and great patio was all we needed. The front desk staff were extremely attentive providing us with a room with shower to use to freshen up as we arrived quite a bit before our checkin time. The little restaurant was lovely and we loved sitting by the pool... More

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

Dear Jmacpitt So sad that you could not stay longer!! Next time!! You right - the sunsets are gorgeous and a good place to be, is at the pool. Thank you for the kind words to the staff - much appreciated!! Kind regards Marlie More

Cork, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, my husband and 9 month old daughter stayed here with my parents from the 2nd to the 7th March. The location is ideal. The staff are amazing and couldn't have been more helpful. My mother requires a mobility scooter and they couldn't have been more helpful in helping us store it. We stayed in room 303 and my parents... More

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

Dear SusieQ1978 It was realy nice to have all of you here and that we could help your mother with the scooter and swopped the rooms. I am glad that you had a good time and enjoyed our beautiful city - specially Camps Bay. Hope to welcome you back at Place on the Bay one day again!! Kind regards Marlie More

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We return here year after year as the location is great and the staff are friendly and helpful .The accommodation is basic but good value and clean .There is safe parking and it is easy to walk to the restaurants in Camps Bay as well as the beach We shall return next year and look forward to improved Wifi

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

Dear Shelagh W A big thank you for coming back to us!! We definitely working on the WiFi and will be sorted not later than September 2014 Have a great day!!!! Marlie More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The Good: The location is outstanding and the room has lots of windows and a huge skylight making the view of the ocean incredible. Really beautiful. The staff are friendly and do try to be helpful. The Bad: It's a little run down, bathrooms, specifically the bath tub was awful. Intermittent wifi so if you are dependent on wifi for... More

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

Dear TorontoSharon1 I am sorry you feel this way - I tried to see you after my Sunday off, but after our telephone conversation, you said you in a hurry and cannot wait because my request was that we go to your apartment and test the internet. Reception put you through the previous afternoon (after you arrived) to our IT... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed at Place on the Bay for a week while in SA for our Honeymoon. The location is perfect right on the beach, the staff wonderful and very helpful. The rooms were very nice, modern and it was very nice having a fridge and kitchenette. We loved it here, fully recommend it to anyone traveling to Cape Town or... More

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

Dear JPFinlay Thank you for this review - much appreciated!! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and your honeymoon and our beautiful country. We wish you a happy married live with lots of happy years!!! Kind regards Marlie More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Good basic accommodation in excellent location. Our family of five stayed in Room 101 which overlooked the beach and has easy secure street access and is just next to hotel pool. Easy safe walk to the best restaurants in town. Would consider staying here again. Rooms further back may not be so great.

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

Dear Kiwitravellings Thank you for the review and you right - that unit is one of the best because you have uninterrupted views. Although there are more units with excellent sea views. Hope to see you soon again. Kind regards Marlie More

NYC, NY
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed at The Place on the Bay from Jan 28-Feb 2 - we were 3 girls ages 38-41. The rooms are spacious, the views great, the location cannot be beat. The staff is super friendly and very helpful and the cleaning staff are amazing. It's a great value for money in an area that is super expensive. I would... More

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

Dear annmarie 1122 I appreciate it very much that you will tell your friends about us!! Much appreciated!! Camps Bay is the perfect place to be if you younger with all the night life. And so close to the Waterfront as well. So happy that the staff looked well after you. Kind regards Marlie More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I was part of a group of 6 who arrived in a large mini bus with loads of luggage at the start of our SA trip. We were met with friendliness and help with the luggage, parking the 'bus' and checking in. A slight misunderstanding about whether the rooms were ready but we were happy to go off for a... More

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

Dear Diane M It was very nice to have the `group` here. And I can imagine that you enjoyed your trip. A big thank you for your review and we really hope that you will come back to Place on the Bay and our beuatiful country soon. Kind regards Marlie More

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Also Known As:
The Place On The Bay Hotel Camps Bay
The Place On The Bay Hotel
The Place On Bay
Place On The Bay Camps
The Place On The Bay Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Address: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#6 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#8 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Place on the Bay 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Place on the Bay, situated along the beach-front road enjoys an undisturbed picturesque view of the white sandy beaches, the palm fringed bay and the majestic Twelve Apostle Mountains. The hotel is perfectly positioned in Cape Town`s trendiest suburb, Camps Bay, 15 minutes' drive from the Cape Town CBD.The Place on the Bay hotel offers 21 serviced hotel apartments. All are elegantly furnished en suite bedrooms with a kitchen, king/queen-size beds, Samsung LCD TV with satellite television, air-conditioning unit, coffee/tea-making facilities and a bar fridge. The suites are serviced daily and guests have access to the outdoor pool and braai(BBQ) facilities. The luxurious and exclusive five-star penthouse with its private heated swimming pool and sundeck, caters for all your personal needs. ... more   less 
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