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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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4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly helpful reception, stylish room with great view of the ocean and ideal location for restaurants and shops. It's a fine alternative to the big city centre hotels, yet closer to Table Mountain. .

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

Dear Andymcrowe Your review is much appreciated!! I am happy to hear that you had a good time in Place on the Bay and yes nicer to stay over the hill from the city. Beautiful sunsets and one of thee beaches in the world!!! Kind regards Marlie More 

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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in apartment 302 . we had a little pool to our own. the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. the only but ! is the noise. you are next to a busy road. staying at the front pool is very noisy and staying in our little courtyard with a lovely view was noisy as well.... More 

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

Dear WelltravelledHamburg Thank you for your review - I am so sorry about the noise BUT it is Camps Bay and the holiday makers enjoy them to the fullest!!! When you visit us again and want to avoid the noise, please stay in an apartment on the inside. Keep well!! Marlie More 

Oriental, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We spent 4 nights here and had a great time. We splurged and rented the penthouse suite for our stay. If it is in your budget--do it! It was a beautiful place and bigger than my first house when I got out of college. The views from the plunge pool were just spectacular and we had more than a few... More 

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

Dear NCSTATEGUY A BIG thank you for your feedback - much appreciated!! You are 100% correct - the Penthouse is amazing and the views are something!! I am glad that you brought everything under my attention and I will definitely look into this. I am sorry for any inconveniences!! Kind regards!! Marlie More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I really loved our stay! It is a very cosy and warm apartment. The staff were very welcoming and ensured that our stay would be pleasant. I would def recommend this place! they even made sure they decorated our apartment for our honeymoon..very sweet!

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

Dear Faraghb I am so happy that you stayed part of your honeymoon with us and that you enjoyed your stay. I wish you lots of years of happiness and hope to welcome you one day back again!!! Kind Regards Marlie More 

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Address: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Place on the Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
The Place On The Bay Hotel Camps Bay
The Place On Bay
Place On The Bay Camps
The Place On The Bay Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#10 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay

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