Travel Blogs from Camps Bay
Woke up to thick fog - no view at all of anything. We decided to get the Blue Tour - it takes the same route into Cape Town as the red but has a different commentary. Dropped off in town to visit the South Africa Museum - just as the sun came out and Table Mountain appeared. There was still some cloud around and sea fog so we debated whether to …
Today was a day of rest and relaxation and boy was it long overdue. We went for a stroll along Camps Bay this morning after breakfast before retreating to the beach. The weather was warm (28 degrees) but the water was what you would expect in the Arctic.
We decided to return to the V&A Waterfront this evening for our …
As referred to in the title we had a busy day yesterday so much so that the pace is going to have to be slowed down a tiny bit today. We started off with a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain which gave us amazing views of the city and environs. The weather was brilliant which was an added bonus. We then made our way …
Arrived in Cape Town this morning having spent yesterday in Hermanus. Weather wasnt good (high winds and rain) so did not get to see any of the whales. The weather today however was glorious which was welcome. We travelled the Cape Peninsula route to Cape Point which was amazing. Also got to see the African Penguins at Boulder …
... in the ticket office. We let ourselves be talked into a half hour sunset cruise of the harbor which offers splendid views of Table Mountain and the city from the boat.
The beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is quite far from the city centre and we even managed to use the city's meager bus services to get to it on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Located beneath the far side of Table Mountain (close to where the Newlands Cricket Ground is) ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Primi-Royal Camps Bay
A fabulous hotel. We went to sleep to the sound of the waves crashing onto the rocks (OK you could have had the window shut and the air con on but what a waste!) and woke to a wonderful view of the ocean. The bed sprinkled with rose petals on our arrival and a choccy on the turned down bed every night! All the staff were friendly, helpful and couldn't do enough for you and we will definately stay there again if we return to Cape Town.
Wundervolles Hotel. Beim Schlafengehen konnten wir das Geräusch der Wellen, die gegen die Felsen schlugen, hören (okay, man hätte die Fenster auch zumachen und die Klimaanlage anstellen können, aber was für eine Verschwendung!) und wachten zu dem wunderschönen Blick auf den Ozean auf. Bei unserer Ankunft war das Bett mit Rosenblüten bestreut, und jeden Abend wartete eine Praline auf dem aufgedeckten Bett! Alle Angestellten waren freundlich und hilfsbereit und konnten gar nicht genug für die Gäste tun. Wir werden definitiv wieder hier übernachten, sollten wir nochmal nach Kapstadt kommen.
What a little gem of a place. Stunning views, exceptional levels of service and attention to detail and first rate accommodation. Everything was just great and one of the best restaurant I've been to just around the corner (The Codfather)
Was für ein schönes kleines Juwel. Sagenhafte Aussicht, fantastischer Service, erstklassige Unterkunft und den kleinen Dingen wurde sehr viel Aufmerksamkeit geschenkt. Alles war einfach super und gleich um die Ecke befindet sich eines der besten Restaurants, in dem ich je gewesen - the Codfather.
We stayed here for the first three nights of our honeymoon and for the price it is a fantastic little hotel. We were upgraded to a suite with a four poster bed and with wall to ceiling windows all round the front of the room. The view of Camps Bay was Stunning (although its a little chilly in September!). The restaurants on the sea front are so good in particular Blues and Pangaea (Blues is so cheap in comparison to what we pay in the UK).
We stayed at the Primi Royal for the first three days of our honeymoon. We had upgraded to a luxery room which had a beautiful four poster bed which had rose petals scattered on when we arrived. The balcony looked over camps bay which was only a few minutes walk. The hotel is lovely and small, it feels like walking into someone's front room when you enter the main lobby/restaurant. The hotel staff were extremely helpful and couldn't do enough for you , from booking taxis to organising trips. Camps bay is lovely, great beach which I'm sure is packed when it's their summer. There are also some great restaurants there and obviously great wine. It is about 20 minute taxi ride to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront where there are loads of restaurants and shops and this is where you can get the open top bus tour from which we would totally recommend. It's a bit touristy but if like us you only have a short time there it takes you round the whole of Cape Town, and you can hop on and hop off when you like although the only place we got off at was Table Mountain which was amazing and is an absolute must when you are there. We also went on a tour to Cape Point and to the Winelands, a packed day but well worth it as again we saw so much and the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. We stopped off at a penguin colony on the way too which was brilliant. The tour company we used has an office just down from the hotel but I forget their name.
We actually stayed at this hotel over a year ago (only just found this website). The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating right from the start, I really couldn't praise them highly enough. The room was lovely, flower petals were strewn on the bed when we first arrived, CD player, balcony, great view of the beach right across the road.
The Primi Royal is a great boutique hotel
Our stay @ the Primi Royal in Cape Town was excellent. The room was amazing, with perfect views of the beach. The room had our very own private jacuzzi outside so we can sit and soak under the stars at night. The location of the hotel was perfect, just a block from the beach and in a good area as well. The staff were more than helpful, and accomodated all of our requests. Next time I'm in Cape Town, I will definitely be staying at the Primi Royal.
Hotel was in a good location, very close to the main street of Camps Bay, although the hotel itself was quiet. The views from the hotel are great. The staff were friendly and helpful.
We upgraded to the mid range room, which was fairly spacious and had great views over Camps Bay.
The only problem we had was with power cuts, which Cape Town is suffering from at the moment. There was a power cut at some point most days. Because the hotel did not have a generator, we had to rely on candle light a lot of the time.
Also, the pillows aren't all that comfy!
What a veiw
location of this hotel is superb. Right by camps by waterfront,which is fantastic place to stay.the room was a little small but we did pay for cheapest room but after first night without asking they asked if we would like to up grade free of charge ,which we did of course.What a view windows floor to ceiling,you lay in bed looking over camps bay.brekfast is inc and served on patio aslo over looking c,bay.staff are so helpfull and recommended restraunts to eat in which were great.