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POD Camps Bay

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very trendy hotel. Excellent stay - we were in a mountain room which was great but not that big and lacked big windows. However the stay was brilliant because all the amenities including free mini bar and all the lovely touches. The service from all the staff was excellent - we have travelled a lot including Asia but have to... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent POD experience on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed all of the complimentary amenities on offer and we appreciate the praise on service levels. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This boutique hotel was one of the best hotels I've ever stayed at. From the modern architecture to the pristine rooms, to the views of the Atlantic Ocean, to the exceptionally accommodating and warm staff. This hotel also provides you with free amenities which includes an impressive mini bar with a barista ready to serve you. The complimentary breakfast was... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

It's great to read that POD was one of the best hotels that you have ever stayed at. Thank you for the compliments on the architecture, rooms, views, breakfast, complimentary items and the service received. We look forward to welcoming you back to POD for a longer stay soon. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at POD for 6 nights at the beginning of our honeymoon in September. We arrived having been delayed by a day due to a flight delay caused by Emirates. We arrived at POD tired and slightly peeved and immediately the most amazing experience began! Our car was parked for us. We were handed 2 chilled glasses of champagne... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at POD and that it was a great start to your honeymoon in South Africa. Thank you for the wonderful words on the warm welcome and the attention received by the members of the team. We do indeed strive to anticipate ones needs and to implement before a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the very best hotels we have stayed at. The staff and extremely friendly and accommodating and management clearly knows how to run a hotel to a very high standard. I wish more hotels followed POD management system. When were back in Cape Town we know exactly where we are staying.

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you feel that POD was one of the best hotels that you have stayed at. Thank you so much for the compliment on the service and management of the property, we look forward to welcoming you back to POD the next time you visit Cape Town. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique... More 

Addison, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this hotel. I think Camps Bay was the best area in Cape Town and this hotel exceeded expectations. Checked in with Nick and was treated to a glass of wine from Lewis at the bar with a beautiful sunset view. Nick helped us plan our stay in Cape Town. Everything we did was perfect, including a sunrise hike my... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing the highlights of your recent stay at our hotel. We have to agree with you that Camps Bay is the best location; only 10 minutes from the city center / V&A waterfront, 5 minutes from Table Mountain and POD is situated a mere 50 meters from the white sands of Camps Bay beach. I... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our preference is to always be close but not in the heart of things. For Cape Town Camps Bay and The Pod is the perfect solution. Location: 1 block from their spectacular beach and two blocks from a sizable restaurant row. 15 minutes to Cape Town...With Uber - $6 to the V&A waterfront!! The Pod- is modern in style and... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Rick & Susan, I am delighted to hear that POD's location was the perfect setting for you to explore the city. Thank you for the compliments on the design and feel of the hotel, the service and for highlighting the value adds such as the complimentary mini bar. Warm regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

Vienna, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stunning sunsets, modern designed rooms, very attentive staff, lovely breakfast,...amazing stay for the second time! last time we did enjoy the poolsuite, this time we had an upper level corner suite for 2 nights...awesome!!!best views for sunset, spacious, stylish..top

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for the commendations on the modern design, attentive staff and the excellent breakfast. It's great to hear that your second stay with us lived up to your last. The corner suite is an amazing space and the perfect spot for the renowned Camps Bay sunsets. We look forward to hosting you for another stay soon. Best regards, Brendan... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at POD in July for what was supposed to be 3 nights but due to missed flight in Jburg, 2 nights only. If only we had that one additional night!!! What a place! Wonderful people and sooo incredibly helpful and smart. Nick and staff were so accommodating and made my colleague and I feel so welcome and truly taken... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a comprehensive review of your recent stay at POD. We are sorry that you were not able to enjoy the full three nights. Thank you for the kind words on the property, the finer touches and most importantly the service and helpfulness from the team. At POD we put our guests first and... More 

New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting in the lobby, enjoying a cocktail and watching the sunset was the perfect way to end each day of our stay at POD. If you are looking for a clean, modern hotel in a fantastic area, this is a perfect choice. It is walking distance from countless fabulous restaurants and steps from the beach. We were updated to a... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review! I really appreciate the warm words on the design, location and the service that you received from each and every individual that you made contact with during your stay. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to POD in the near future. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is the place to stay if you want to stay 5 minutes outside of Cape Town. Very nice and the staff really goes out of their way to make you feel at home. You will be in walking distance to some great restaurants and the beach. The breakfast is very good and normally apart of your stay. Cannot say... More 

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BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you for taking the time to review POD. I really appreciate the praise on the staff and the service that you received. I honestly believe that we have the most genuinely committed and empathetic staff out of all the hotels in Cape Town. As you mention, the room rate includes breakfast as well as a daily stocked... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cool beyond question is POD Camps Bay. A true Africa original realised in a stunning set of decor elements, POD is both raw yet polished. See naked Africa design timber dropping into stone, shifting into glass, imbuing a sense of seaside sophistication so often attempted but so rarely achieved. 17 modern suites and rooms share the spoils of idyllic mountain and ocean views. Truly surprising is POD's proximity to the famous and ever energised Camps Bay beachfront, just a few light footsteps away. It is little wonder that POD appears on the Condé Nast Hot List 2011, and finds its place among Tatler's 101 Best Hotels in the World. ... more   less 

Additional Information about POD Camps Bay

Address: 3 Argyle Street, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $235 - $887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — POD Camps Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Pod Hotel Camps Bay
POD Camps Bay Cape Town, South Africa
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
#1 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#3 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
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