51 On Camps Bay

51 On Camps Bay

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#3 of 26 guest houses in Camps Bay
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Location
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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4.8 of 5 bubbles
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Serviced self-catering suites with a personal touch offering luxury and convenience just a short walk from the Camps Bay beach and its restaurant strip
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Beach
Hiking
Adults only
24-hour security
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Business
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans

Location

51 Camps Bay Drive, Camps Bay 8005 South Africa
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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leanne1812 wrote a review Oct 2022
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom372 contributions76 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Merryl was the perfect host & we could not fault our stay in the deluxe suite.

It is absolutely pristine with lovely touches such as lavender sprigs dotted around giving a lovely scent. It’s spacious & the walk in closet was great with more than enough storage. The bathroom is modern with a huge tub & really good shower.

The suite has fantastic views from the large balcony which is perfect for sunrise & sunsets which are magnificent at camps bay.

The fridge was stocked with basics to start you off without rushing to the supermarket which isn’t far, just at the bottom of the drive. There are also a few beers/wine which is chargeable. It’s convenient to have it there on arrival if you want to just chill & savour the views.

A short walk downhill will take you to an array of restaurants & bars on the beachfront. A great spot for enjoying lunch, dinner or sundowners.

Merryl made it clear she was always on hand if we needed any help or advice which is great if you’re 1st timers to Cape Town.

All in all I’d happily stay again & recommend.

I can’t close without mentioning the beach which is beautiful & the spectacular backdrop of The Twelve Apostles, it’s magnificent.

Thank you Merryl for a perfect stay.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 31 Oct 2022
Leanne and Tony, thank you for the review. It was so lovely having you both to stay with us at 51 On Camps Bay, while celebrating a very special birthday. We do hope it won't be too long before you come back again. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.
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LoveTravelCapeCod wrote a review Apr 2020
Boston, Massachusetts14 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The stay at 51 On Camps Bay was wonderful from the moment we checked in to the moment we had to depart. Both rooms are fantastic. The suites are clean and private. We were able to stay in both rooms, splitting our stay.

The "front" room has a sizable balcony with unobstructed views of the Ocean. The back room is sizable and very quiet and private . Both have small kitchenettes with Nespresso coffee provided every day. Great way to save some money and make breakfast and light meals in the room.

The bathrooms are big and spacious. Loads of closet space. We both had plenty of space for our 2 weeks of clothing.

Iron is provided and laundry is offered. Clothing comes back clean and perfectly folded and ironed. Such a nice treat. Also, I feel, this service is fairly priced.

We look forward to staying here again. Location to Camps Bay restaurants and beach are second to none. Easy walk.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from 51OnCampsBay, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 20 Apr 2020
Loved having you to stay, hurry back
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Paula wrote a review Aug 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
51 on camps bay

We stayed in the deluxe suite, which was very spacious and tastefully furnished. It was a very easy walk down the road to the shops and restaurants of Camps Bay as well as the beach. Beautiful views of Bakoven and the ocean and stunning winter sunsets from the balcony. The host and owner, Merryl provided some lovely “homely” touches which were very much appreciated, such as milk in the fridge and biscuits and a few nibbles. Will most definitely stay here again the next time we are in Cape Town.
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Date of stay: August 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 30 Aug 2021
Paula and Alan, an absolute treasure to have you both to stay with us. Looking forward to having you both back again.
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Vanessa H wrote a review Mar 2023
Somerset, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a hidden gem this place is! We stayed here for a week and could not have asked for a more ideal self-catering accommodation. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and luxurious and Merryl, the owner, had provided everything that you could possibly want in terms of toiletries and refreshments', including a nice touch of bread, butter and jam on your arrival and a supply of beers and wine which you could purchase at a reasonable price if you wished to watch the sunset from the terrace in an evening.
Bed was ultra comfy and the rooms cleaned daily with sheets/towels regularly changed. We loved the use of our private terrace and the shared terrace which overlooked the ocean. Easy walking distance to Camps Bay beach and an array of restaurants. Merryl is so helpful and friendly but doesn't intrude in any way on your holiday, but you know that she is on call and would assist if you had any concerns or needed any recommendations. Our only regret? That we couldn't stay longer! We will be back!
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 28 May 2023
So lovely to have you to stay. Looking forward to your return visit, someday.
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pbe44 wrote a review Jan 2020
UK13 contributions31 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We spent 3 enjoyable nights at 51 on Camps Bay and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great location (views are amazing), very well appointed with everything you need on a break like this, and very spacious. Welcome pack of bread, milk and jams was appreciated as was availability of a cold beer when we arrived. Very well hosted and highly recommended!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from 51OnCampsBay, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Peter and Heidi, it was an absolute pleasure having you both to stay with us. Please hurry back soonest.
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Geert G wrote a review Sept 2022
Ghent, Belgium152 contributions46 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were delighted with our stay in this beautiful self-catering suite apartment. You have all practical comfort, the basic needs for a breakfast are already there : bread, butter, jam, coffee and tea, milk and sugar. The place is extremely clean and tidy. Merryl gives you a warm welcome and tips and tricks and professional advise for the planning of your stay. She organised a guide Jerome for us to visit some wine estates near Stellenbosch : Ken Forester with a nice welcome in the morning and an excellent chenin wine, Waterford with top red shiraz and cabernet-sauvignon wines, Delaire for the lunch and the stunning views and Kanonkop with the best pinotage wines. On a rainy Sunday she advised us to go for lunch to Beyond at Buitenverwachting in the Constantia area. It was really top food, close to an open wood fire and with a view on the wine yards trough the big windows. Super cosy and the best choice for a rainy day.
The location in Camps Bay is the place to be for every trip in the south cape area.
Merryl is super friendly and helps you with anything. We could by some good wine and beer for our drinks in the evening. Two times we let do our laundry.
We recommend couples without children to go there. It is absolutely the top spot to stay in Camps Bay.
We only cooked once in the apartment, because there are so many good restaurants on walking distance : Bovine for meat lovers, Paranga for fish. In the Waterfront area Restaurant Pier is a discovery with really top fine dining and wining.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 16 Sept 2022
So lovely to have you both to stay with us. Dream guests. Please hurry back again.
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RedKen10 wrote a review Mar 2023
Manchester, United Kingdom42 contributions13 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
As usual Merryl and Steve were excellent hosts, pleasant and helpful. The suite was very well appointed and was only a five minute walk down to the Camps Bay strip where there is a plethora of restaurants and bars. A starter pack of food and drink was provided which was very helpful. There were many thoughtful touches in the property, including a battery powered lamp for use during the load shedding periods. We used the sun beds on the deck and there was a stunning view down to the sea. When we left at an unearthly hour to catch an early morning flight, Steve even helped us with our luggage. What a farewell!
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 28 May 2023
As always lovely to have you both to stay. Can’t wait for you both to return again
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P&J's Travels wrote a review Dec 2023
Farnham, United Kingdom142 contributions22 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was our second stay at Merryl & Steve's fantastic accommodation in Camps Bay and it certainly won't be our last.

We stayed in the Deluxe Suite which is beautiful and equipped with everything you need (kitchen, sitting area, separate dressing room etc). Watching the sunset from your private deck overlooking the ocean is simply magical.

Merryl & Steve have invested heavily in the infrastructure to ensure the property is not affected by load shedding at all, which we really appreciated.

There is dedicated parking in front of the property and it's a very safe & easy 5 min walk down to the Camps Bay seafront with all its restaurants and bars. Personally, we also love the 10 min walk down to Bakoven for the beach & to enjoy breakfast at the cool Bootlegger Coffee Company.

The only thing better than the quality of the property, it's enviable location and the proximity to all that Camps Bay has to offer, is the genuinely warm welcome & service you receive from Merryl & Steve.

If you're a couple looking for the perfect place to stay in Camps Bay, don't look anywhere else.....
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Date of stay: November 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reece S wrote a review Sept 2022
Pittsburgh1 contribution2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I stayed here for our Honeymoon and we couldn’t have been happier with our choice. The location was perfect, not to mention the views every morning! You’re about a 10-15 minute drive into downtown Cape Town, less than a 5 minutes drive from the Table Mountain cable car and Lions Head/Signal Hill hiking spots. Walking distance to bars and restaurants on the main strip (Victoria Rd.) and the beach. We felt very safe here, even at night walking back to our room we had no issues. Merryl was also very accommodating, welcomed us upon our arrival, held our bags for a little as we went out while we killed some time before our flight home. She was more than willing to help us find things to do and suggest tours. I highly recommend using her to your advantage when trying to book tours as she lives there she knows the ins and outs and which tours are very reputable. If we make a trip back we know exactly where we’ll be staying again!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 06 Dec 2022
So lovely to have you to stay. Please hurry back.
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Kerry wrote a review Feb 2022
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Deluxe apartment was wonderful with incredible views of the Ocean...
FANTASTIC SUNSETS

It was also well equipped and attention to detail for everything you would require including wine!

Merryl was a lovely host and very helpful.

We stayed for 10 days in January and will most definitely return on our next visit to SA, I totally recommend 10/10

Many thanks for making our stay so welcoming...
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Merryl Wyatt, Owner at 51 On Camps Bay
Responded 03 Feb 2022
Kerry and Billy what a pleasure having you both to stay. Thank you so much for the review. Looking forward to your next stay in April - till then.
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Motshwanetsi M wrote a tip Oct 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Best views"
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Jennifer_Kiki wrote a tip Mar 2019
Windsor, United Kingdom51 contributions51 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The deluxe suite is definitely worth the extra money - the view and balcony are perfect"
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mikegS7346JN wrote a tip Aug 2018
London, United Kingdom7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"All rooms are great but sea view rooms are better."
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Werner T wrote a tip May 2018
SaarLouis, Germany13 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"take the room with the atlantic view"
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Shaun H wrote a tip Apr 2017
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Mountain room is very large with generous bathroom and easy access to balcony (just across the hall) with a view of the sea."
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R 1,957 - R 18,477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about 51 On Camps Bay
Which popular attractions are close to 51 On Camps Bay?
Nearby attractions include Theatre on the Bay (0.3 km), Maidens' Cove (0.4 km), and TateAfricaExcursions (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at 51 On Camps Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at 51 On Camps Bay?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at 51 On Camps Bay?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at 51 On Camps Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to 51 On Camps Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bo-Vine Wine & Grill House, Codfather Seafood & Sushi, and PRIMI Camps Bay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at 51 On Camps Bay?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is 51 On Camps Bay located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Camps Bay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at 51 On Camps Bay?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to 51 On Camps Bay?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iziko Slave Lodge (5.3 km), City Hall (4.5 km), and Iziko Bo Kaap Museum (5.2 km).
Does 51 On Camps Bay have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
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