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POD Camps Bay

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Minibar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff is very cordial and helpful. Hotel is small, something I prefer. Fruits for breakfast are great, but cheese and bread could be better. Very nice room, but the one I had towards the street is quite loud. Location is perfect - a few...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Adrienne H
Response from POD-Management, General Manager at POD Camps BayResponded yesterday

Dear Adrienne H Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at POD. We appreciate your commendations on the service received from our staff, rooms and location. Your comments on our cheese and bread has been noted and we are looking into ways to improve...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I should have written this review sooner as I had the great privilege to stay at POD for several weeks earlier this year. I have stayed in many Cape Town hotels on various business trips over the years and this one is just awesome. This...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank FussyDave12
Response from POD-Management, General Manager at POD Camps BayResponded 25 October 2018

Dear FussyDave12, Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review about your stay with us earlier this year. Your comments on the staff, breakfast, location, style, design and service that you received make all the hard work that goes into this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The level of service and hospitality my wife and I experienced at this boutique hotel left us reeling from the first day of our stay. The moment we entered the POD we realized we booked the right choice. Situated in Camps Bay, it’s only about...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mfiugalski
Response from POD-Management, General Manager at POD Camps BayResponded 6 days ago

Dear mfiugalski, Thank you for your “Absolute Gem” of a review! We really do have an exceptional team here at POD and we are so delighted to hear how much of an impact our service made to you, during your stay with us. I have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is absolutely beautiful. It has 17 rooms, and close to the beach. Walking distance from many restaurants and bars. Can easily access the waterfront area as well. This hotel gets five stars because of the staff. Extremely accommodating. Prior to my trip I...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank JQ1986
Response from POD-Management, General Manager at POD Camps BayResponded 1 week ago

Dear JQ1986, Thank you for your outstanding review, we are thrilled to read such incredible feedback! We are delighted to hear how the close proximity to the beaches, restaurants, bars and Waterfront stood out to you. It is heart-warming to receive compliments on the service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend this beautiful little hotel. Staff so unbelievably friendly and helpful . Fantastic location . With lovely views of the sea and you could even hear the sound of the waves whilst lying in bed . Delicious breakfast and even better wine...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank KateH18BE
Response from POD-Management, General Manager at POD Camps BayResponded 1 week ago

Dear KateH18BE, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5 star review with us. We are truly humbled by your subject line and I am so thrilled that my team took such great care of you. We are delighted to hear how much...More

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kalifa282003
8 February 2018|
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Response from POD-Management | Property representative |
Dear Kalifa282003, Thank you for your enquiry. We understand your concerns regarding the current drought in the Western Cape. Although we are encouraging guests to be conscious of their water usage, we can confirm that... More
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M92H
28 October 2017|
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Response from POD-Management | Property representative |
Dear Mohammad H, Warm greetings from POD Camps Bay and thank you for your valued enquiry. Kindly note that January is classified as Cape Towns summer and is one of the most popular months for visitors. The temperature... More
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M92H
28 October 2017|
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Response from POD-Management | Property representative |
Dear Mohammad H, Thank you for your enquiry. Kindly note that POD does not offer nightlife activities, however, the nightlife is only a mere 10 - 15 minutes drive. We would be happy to assist you with recommendations upon... More
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"Get a room with a soaking pool for a little extra luxury!"
mfiugalski
1 week ago
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"The Mini Mountain View Room is small and relatively dark. If I stayed again I'd upgrade to a larger..."
KathyK557
27 Oct 2018
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"Sea views are great"
FussyDave12
25 Oct 2018
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"You'll be spoilt for choice no matter the room"
Tripper67
10 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$242 - US$1,012 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pod hotel camps bay
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCamps Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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