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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 Thank dan v
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 

Hong Kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a ultra modern luxury apartment with an ocean view then look no further. We stayed 4 nights and loved it. Living space was modern, sleek, cool and all designed to make you feel at home as opposed to a hotel room. Service was also impeccable, love the movie... More 

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

Dear Yee Boon, Thank you for the wonderfully comprehensive review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the modern design and the home from home atmosphere that we strive to create. Thank you for highlighting the excellent service and the personal touches throughout. Your advice on the local sim card is very helpful and Uber is indeed the most... More 

München
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+ Perfectly situated amongst Coastline + Modern design, still very comfy + Relaxed atmosphere, always very helpful staff + Parking within building + Close to great cafes and Restaurants - Price - Availability

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2 Thank Franke12
BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Franke, Thank you for the positive review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the hotels location, design, atmosphere and the service from the staff. We have become incredibly popular and availability (especially for the premium rooms) has become a major issue for those who don't book well in advance. With regards to our rates, we are in... More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our family trip to South Africa, we also spent 4 days in Cape Town, at the POD Hotel Camps Bay. We picked the hotel for the locations, Calps Bay, and were not disappointed - the nice beach was just across the street and several great restaurants were nearby. But also the hotel was a great location to stay, albeit... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your feedback via the Tripadvisor platform. I am delighted to hear that the location of our hotel did not disappoint. Thank you for the praise on the kindness of our staff, the complimentary mini bars and the breakfast. We hope that you will choose POD the next time you travel to our beautiful city.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spending my birthday here. Such an amazing place. So well thought of details to provide comfort during the stay. Free minibar stuffed with yum ness! Gorgeous view from the room. Very creative decor. Amazing friendly staff. Highly recommend !

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1 Thank Aparna M
BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was an absolute pleasure hosting you on your Birthday and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the POD experience. Thank you for the compliments on the attention to detail, decor and the staff. We hope to welcome you back for another Birthday celebration next year. Warmest regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have an amazing stuff that is very attentive. They give you a list of good movies and pop corn which is a really nice touch, i had a really good time over there and felt very taken care of. Thank you.

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2 Thank Mmina G
BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the feedback, I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the service from the staff and that you felt well taken care of during your stay at POD. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at POD during our honeymoon and were incredibly impressed. All members of the staff were friendly and went above and beyond to make our stay special (including extra special touches since we were honeymooners!). The property is gorgeous; very chic with beautiful decor. The stunning views of the water and twelve apostles add to the entire ambience and... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your honeymoon stay with us at POD. Thank you for the commendations on the service, decor, views, ambiance and location. We hope to welcome you back to POD to celebrate one of your future anniversaries. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite hotels I have ever stayed in throughout my travels of 40+ countries. Truly the most genuine, eager and nice hotel staff I have ever encountered. They truly wanted to ensure we had the best possible vacation and assisted us during each day of our four day stay. The rooms are beautifully designed, and they... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am thrilled to hear that POD ranks as one of your favorite hotels throughout your extensive travels of more than 40 countries. The team at POD is what sets us apart from the rest and I can honestly say that I have never worked with such a genuinely committed group of individuals as I have at POD.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This really is 5 star accommodation. Close to the magnificent Camps Bay beach, POD is luxurious, sleek, modern and cool. The staff are friendly, welcoming and more than helpful. The rooms are amazing, awesome views of ocean and mountains, comfortable bed and great shower. There are fabulous cocktails to be had as you enjoy the sunset from the pool deck.... More 

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1 Thank David R
BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for posting such a positive review of our hotel, it's great to hear that you feel we live up to our 5 star grading standard. As you point out, we are incredibly fortunate to be in such close proximity to the Camps Bay beach. People often overlook this when choosing accommodation in the area. Thank you... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Stayed in the penthouse facing the water at POD camps bay for my honeymoon. I was very happy with their service. First, their breakfast was the best breakfast we have ever had at any hotel. They also put hot water pockets in our bed whenever we'd go out to dinner - it was a treat to come back to a... More 

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1 Thank Lauren S
BrendanBoyle, General Manager at POD Camps Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent honeymoon stay with us at POD. We appreciate the praise on the service, breakfast, hot water bottles and the bathroom facilities in the room. We hope to welcome you back to POD for one of your future anniversaries. Best regards, Brendan Boyle General Manager, POD Boutique Hotel More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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 Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $208 - $893 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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