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“Great Value, Great Location” 5 of 5 stars
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Camps Bay Resort
3.0 of 5 Cottage   |   32 Camps Bay Dr, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa (Formerly Camps Bay Village)   |  
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Diamond Bar, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great Value, Great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I stayed here last May for 1 week. It was such a great experience. Right on the main street across from the ocean. Beautiful views, and very spacious. We stayed in the room with a loft. I was very modern looking and very comfortable. It was close to everything, and great to be able to walk right out to the beaches. The room was also a great bargain considering the location. I'd definitely stay again! Look on their website, they have really good pictures of the rooms.

Room Tip: Stay in the room facing the ocean. It's like a really cool apartment. Dining area, sitting area...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CampsBayResort, Front Office Manager at Camps Bay Resort, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear RonT
Thank you for the positive review. We proud our self in providing clean, comfortable 3 star accommodation in a 5 star setting. Our Team are consistently updating our website and you will be pleasantly surprised to see some great accommodation deals.
Kind regards
Alan Front office Manager
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

15 minutes from City bowl by car via Kloof;
Primi Piatti convenient with good food and staff;
Also a lot of other restaurants;
Next to the Theatre on the Bay;
Rest of Camps Bay is walking distance;
On the hop on hop off bus route through the Peninsula;
Sunny with excellent views to the Atlantic and the Twelve Apostles;

Room Tip: Corner suites are large and sunny for autumn months.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Wirral, England
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Superb location just 2 minutes from the beach, supermarket and restaurants.. The room was large albeit basic but perfectly adequate for a weeks stay given we didnt spend too much time in the room. The Primi Piatti restaurant around the corner was superb--great food, super atmosphere and lovely staff. We had vouchers from Camps Bay resort to use for breakfast there but they were quite happy that we used them for evening meal and this proved a great saving. Our only slight niggle with Camps Bay was that the bed linen was not changed mid week as advertised and despite 2 requests we still didnt get new linen. Was also good that you could use the pool facilities at the Bay Hotel 2 minutes walk away. Car parking available at modest cost for hire car and above all this was a perfectly safe venue. Also bus stop for Cape Town hop on hop off bus just around the corner. In short a very suitable spot for a weeks stay in Cape Town.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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CampsBayResort, Front Office Manager at Camps Bay Resort, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear SallyP
Thank you for your response. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We do not restrict the use of the breakfast voucher for breakfast only and are redeemable for lunch and dinner. Our dedicated and supervised housekeeping team provides daily (Mon-Sat) refresh service as well as linen and towel change after every 4th night. On Sundays and Public Holidays, housekeeping can be arranged on request at an extra charge. As guests of the Resort you do have access to Sandy B Beach club at the 5 star Bay Hotel.
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Alan Front office Manager
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We were upgraded to a room with an ocean view, two bedrooms, two bathrooms a large kitchen with all necessary utensils...
Check in was smooth and the wasstaff very accomodating and incredibly nice..
If you get stuck nights with alot of rain, it would be nice to have a few more channels on the TV and better internet connection. The location was spectacular within a min walk to everything...

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gaborone, Botswana
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This resort is awesome, we checked in late around 20:00hrs on Sat 6th April 2013, but were well received . Many thanks to Gift, who checked us in efficiently and helped us with choices of activities around Cape Town. We stayed in Satorini room which is upstairs and there was no noise at all. What we liked most was the spaciousness of the room. It was immaculately clean and the, the free standing bath tub was excellently positioned and could watch TV while relaxing in the tub. Because of the weather, we were unable to use the pools, but they are positioned.

The only snag, was the bed, they put 2 3/4 beds together making sleeping a little bit uncomfortable.

Room Tip: Ask for the room upstairs as you can view table mountain and the beach nicely. We were in Santorini...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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CampsBayResort, Front Office Manager at Camps Bay Resort, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear Kaze798
We are so pleased that you responded on Tripadvisor. Our Reception hours are from 07:00 until 22:00. For any later arrivals either one of our front office staff or houseman will be available to welcome guests. We do encourage that guest provide an estimated time of arrival to avoid any delays in rooming. The king bed in most of our apartments can be converted into twin beds to accommodate guest that do not necessarily want to sleep in one bed.
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Alan Front office Manager
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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

It's the second year we stay at Camps Bay Resort .Last year we stayed in a apartment facing the Road ,nice and spacious just a bit noisy at night.This year we sayed in a nice big room facing the pool.This is an ideal place to stay for my wife and I, as i come to CT to do the Cape Argus cycling toer,and my wife likes to chill in Camps Bay with all the restaurants and the beach and Sunday she can see all the cyclists come past....We can also enjoy having some sun downers at the pool at Camps Bay Hotel as we also have accesses to All in all a very nice place to stay....

Room Tip: Rooms facing pool are exellent value
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Great location....but no free parking..and in camps bay parking is a problem...so why not include the parking in the price ??..loved our room and it had an iron and ironing board which was great as we had been travelling all week ..our clothes needed an iron !!

Room Tip: Upstairs rooms the best .
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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CampsBayResort, Front Office Manager at Camps Bay Resort, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear Wix_12
Thank you for your review. Unfortunately we are limited in the number of parking bays available on the premises. However there is on street parking bays within walking distance of the Resort. We do encourage our guest to pre book parking to avoid disappointment. Our apartments do cater for most guest needs and irons and ironing boards are available in all apartments. We do also provide a laundry service.
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Alan Front Office Manager
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Additional Information about Camps Bay Resort

Address: 32 Camps Bay Dr, Camps Bay 8040, South Africa (Formerly Camps Bay Village)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Camps Bay Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set against the backdrop of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and a stones throw from the most beautiful beaches in Cape Town, Camps Bay Resort is perfectly located for your dream holiday in this idyllic location. Within walking distance from an abundance of day and night activities, cafe's, sundowner spots, cocktail venues, fantastic restaurants and places to be seen, staying at Camps Bay Resort is both fun and convenient. A favourite pastime at Camps Bay Resort is to soak up the sun at the two swimming pools located on the property. Boasting a selection of 47 rooms, studios and apartments which are serviced and immaculately prepared, you'll find the perfect accommodation for your needs. ... more   less 
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