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The Place on the Bay

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a spacious room with cooking facilities and the most amazing view to the coast and surf. The facilities were clean and our welcome from the proprietress very warm. She helped get us reasonably priced taxis and gave advice on a dodgy ATM nearby

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

Dear Jenny M Thank you for the feedback - much appreciated. Have a great week! Marlie

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Firstly, The Place on the Bay has a great location, situated right on the beach of camps bay. The hotel is not very modern and in some places looks a bit worn down, but the rooms are nicely equipped and has everything you need. If you are looking for an ultra new and modern hotel, perhaps this is not for...

2Thank GarethW100
St. Helena, California
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The property and accommodations are very comfortable. The location can't be beat! The view of the ocean and mountains behind Camps Bay were beautiful.. We came to Cape Town to pick up our daughter who had been studying abroad at the University of Cape Town. It was great to have a two bedroom suite. The only minor issue was that...

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

Dear Christina K Thank you for your review - much appreciated. Sorry to hear about the hot water - in future please tell reception. Have a great week. Kind regards Marlie

Culemborg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed with our 3 kids in Place on the Bay. The appartment was great. Enough space, fantastic view, cleaned every day. Crossing the street and you are on the most beautiful beach in the world, restaurants and supermarket in the same street. In 15 minutes you are in Cape Town. Also the hop-on-hop-off bus stops near the hotel. The...

1Thank OMoers
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear OMoers Thank you for the review - we working on a heated pool in the next season. Camps Bay is close to everything and good to stay on this side of the mountain. Hope we can welcome you back. Kind Regards Marlie

athens, ga
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My daughter and I (both from the U.S.) stayed six nights in a beautiful two bedroom townhouse . We had a view of Camp's Bay from the patio. We had a lovely stay at Place on the Bay. We were especially impressed with Maria at the front desk. She gave us excellent sight-seeing advice and was always cheerful and helpful....

Thank 1180ba
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear 1180ba Happy to hear that the staff looked well after you and helped you with everything. We have a great location and everyone can enjoy the sunsets after a nice day. Thank you for the review. Have a great week. Kind Regards Marlie

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is situated away from the hussle bustle of the busy street, but close enough to walk to many different restaurants and shops. The hotel is directly opposite the beach, which is gorgeous and covered in seashells. We changed rooms 3 times throughout our stay, as we were unable to book the room the first night as it was...

1Thank AliciaFiedler
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear AliciaFiedler Thank you for the time to write a review - Happy to hear that the staff did take good care of you and helped where they could. Place on the Bay is very good to stay with your children because the beach is just opposite the hotel. Hope to see you soon again. Kind regards Marlie

El Grao, Spain
Reviewed 8 June 2016

On the last day of hosting we realized that our bags were shaken and stolen items of clothing and money. I recommend careful with your belongings in this lodging. We complained at the reception but nothing helped , even asked the housekeeping staff and laundry that have access to our apartment.

12Thank Carlos G
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We had room 204 with excellent ocean view, enough space and a cool glass top. Our view was awesome and not even the traffic noise could bother use. The room itself is charming but not superfancy. The kitchen is nice but we never used it. The service is OK but we did not really understand we check-in before 4pm was...

2Thank Chris G
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Chris G Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay adn thank you for the feedback. Next time just call reception and arragne a late departure and i am sure we will help if we can. Kind Regards Marlie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We booked here as it is one of only 2 hotels on the seafront. The hotel is self catering with a good size living area and bedroom. Check in was quick and easy and the staff friendly and helpful. The hotel has off street parking. There is a small pool which we would have used had the weather been a...

1Thank Stefan_m58
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Stefan-m58 Thank you for your feedback. Much appreciate. Kind Regards Marlie

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Situated immediately adjacent to Camps Bay Beach you'd expect long sweeping views of the bay so,naturally we were very disappointed to discover that our room had everything but a view of the bay. To their credit, The Place on the Bay is a small neat boutique hotel and the location is ideal for those seeking street cafes and a buzzy...

1Thank AlanB640
Marlie d, General Manager at The Place on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear AlanB640 Sorry you did not book a sea view unit. Wish we could provide that for all our guests. Thank you for the feedback and have a great week. Kind Regards Marlie

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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Address: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: ₹ 3,370 - ₹ 14,063 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
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“All rooms would have good views across ocean.”
W3754XFjackiew, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views on the front but the traffic may be a little noisy for some although we all slept perfectly well.”
alisonhQ8833SE, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms with the beach view.”
  • View from the bed room. A small balcony with a table and chairs adds to the charm.
  • View of the beach from the room. you just need to cross the road to access the Camps Bay Beach.
, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“penthouse the best”
kate234, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If possible request a room at the front of the hotel to maximize the view.”
V4934EDchristinak, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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