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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 #10 of 12 hotels in Camps Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
sbus2014 Cape Town Central, 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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

In a fantastic position on the main Camps Bay action strip opposite the beach with views from all apartments it seems. Good sized rooms. Secure parking. A very well equipped little kitchen for longer stays & still a decent stay but this place could be so much more with some TLC from more hands on owners. Typical of places which... More

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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed here for 16 nights & loved it. The reception staff were wonderful & couldn't have been more helpful, in fact all members of staff were very friendly. Our room was large, bright & kept spotlessly clean. It was lovely to have a terrace overlooking the beach & pool. the hotel is in a very good position for the... More

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

Dear ClarelLondon I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and that you were looked well after!! Thank you so much for your feedback - much appreciated. Hope to see you back soon with us and in our wonderful country! All the best! Marlie More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The location is ideal, in walking distance to the beach and restaurants. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The suite was like having a little apartment so the kids had fun roaming around. The little restaurant tucked on the side is cute and had a nice menu.

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

Dear NMandLittleNomads Thank you so much for your much appreciated feedback. You right - always better to book a Two bedroom unit when your kids traveling with you - much more space!! Happy to hear you had a good time and was well looked after. Have a great week and hope to see you again. Best regards Marlie More

Philadelphia, PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Location of The Place on the Bay is very ideal: it's across the street from Camps Bay beach, and a stone's throw from many restaurants (all of which become the spots to see and be seen come evening!). Friendly service, and very helpful staff. Some of the furntire and fixtures could use some updating, but that does not stop me... More

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

Dear shehezadi Thank you for your much appreciated feedback. I will give attention to it. Have a wonderful week and hope to see you again. Best regards Marlie More

London, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights with our 7 year old, and the hotel was ideal for our holiday. Reasons: - Flat with multiple bedrooms (our preferred way of staying on holidays) - Literally across the beach - Next to many restaurants - Friendly service - Parking available but if you don't have a car, they will call in taxis

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

Dear pk45hyd Thank you so much for your feedback - much appreciated!! Happy to hear that even your 7year old daughter enjoyed it - the pool is lovely and the fact that the beach is just on the other side of the road, helps a lot. Have a great week and hope to see you in the near future again!!... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The Place on the bay is located at one end of the front beach road with views of the beach and fabulous views of the sunsets. The rooms are clean, well equipped kitchen, tastefully decorated. This was the perfect location for the beach, for restaurants and shops. We ate breakfast at mynt next door and they had free wifi. Loved... More

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

Dear Delphine J A big thank you for your possitive feedback - much appreciated!! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay at Place on the Bay and hope to see you soon. You right - very nice to have a balcony to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Best regards Marlie More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 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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Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Gemlb2014 A big thank you for your feedback - much appreciated. I am very happy to here that you had a good time adn the staff looked after you. Take care and hope to see you back at Place on the Bay soon. Best regards Marlie More

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 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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Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Thomas0851 It is sad that you think so little of the Hotel! We painted all the units and most of them have a new sleeper coach in. We will load some new pictures on the web site asap. Thank you for the compliment regarding the service. Have a great week!! Marlie More

pitt meadows
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

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

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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*
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Also Known As:
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The Place On Bay
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The Place On The Bay Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Camps Bay #7 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay #10 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
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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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