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Primi Royal
Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Camps Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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“wonderful hotel”
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Stayed here just before Christmas had a great time owner and staff were superb would not stay anywhere else in camps bay.
Thank you for making our holiday great.
all the rooms were spacious also the breakfast was excellent.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Dear Haywoods
Thank you for your very kind words!!
We absolutely loved having you & can't wait to see you again!
Kindest regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM ;-)
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

I spent three nights over New Year at Primi-Royal with a friend and we really couldn't fault the place. There are a few niggles like the fact that parking is limited and not bookable so if there is no space to park you have to find a car park. When we were there the ceiling in the lounge had to be partly removed due to a water leak which was pretty unsightly but a few free drinks put paid to that complaint! The staff are top class and genuinely happy to help - everything from going out to get takeaway for you to offering a cooked breakfast well past the 09:30 advertised cut off. Location is perfect at just a minute's walk from the beach on a quieter street and the sun terrace a real bonus. The pool is really not much more than a large bath but is perfect for a quick cooling dip. I'd certainly stay again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Thank you for your review. Very much appreciated! And thank you for being so very understanding about the burst waterpipe in the ceiling. Thankfully it was not worse. I know you're intrepid traveler so we possibly won't see you again - but you're most welcome to pop in again. Anytime!
Best regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM :-)
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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2014

My friend and I really enjoyed our stay with a 180° view from our bedroom to the sea, mountains and beautiful Camps Bay!!! Service and breakfast were good, easy parking, walkind distance from restos and bars. Def recommend it.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Thank you so much for taking time to review us.
We're thrilled that you loved your room & fabulous view.
Please do consider coming back if you can.
Kindest regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM ;-)
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Riyadh
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Primi Royal. The hotel was excellent - close to the beach but just far enough away (100m) to escape the business. Staff were friendly and helpful and our room (No.1) was huge with good facilities. The breakfast was very good too as was the sunset from the bar veranda. Camps Bay is a great place to base yourself in Cape Town - lots of restaurants and bars, great beach, excellent views and you can walk (longish) to Lion's Head and also the start of the cable car up to Table Mountain. A taxi into the centre of town is quick (10mins) and doesn't cost too much. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Hi guys! Thank you for your review. So happy that you had a lovely time with us in Cape Town. And glad you agree that Camps Bay makes the perfect location for a visit to Cape Town. What could be better than a gorgeous beach on your doorstep & the bright lights of the city a short 10 mins away? Do come again if ever you're in town!
Best regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM :)
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Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

Absolutely loved our time here over Christmas. Wonderful views, fantastic breakfast, comfortable, quiet, brilliant bar, very friendly and helpful staff. What more can I say? I would rush back tomorrow. Missing it already! Excellent value for money and just a great place.

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Hi guys!! It was absolutely super having guests like yourselves! So enthusiastic about everything and who treasure life's every moment! Total pleasure having you & hope you DO come back soon!
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THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM ;-)
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Cape Town
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We really loved the Primi Royal. Excellent location, excellent value. Very convenient that you can order food from the Primi restaurant in Camps Bay and have it delivered to your room. The highlight for me were the staff - exceptionally friendly, well-spoken and very helpful.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Adrian M
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Hi Adrian
Thank you for your review - genuinely very much appreciated.Yes we do offer the best value for money in Camps Bay - even if I say so myself! And your words for the staff will please them far more than you will ever know. Thank you.
Best regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM ;-)
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

Stayed for 16 nights in December 2013. We had a superb time at the Primi and loved exploring Cape Town and the surrounding areas. A big thank you to all the staff who could not have been more helpful and friendly.
Location is excellent, one street behind the main beach road so not too noisy but still with stunning views and convenient for the buses, restaurants and shops. As well as the Pick n Pay supermarket at the corner of the beach road there is a smaller and much nicer supermarket next to the Hussar Grill restaurant (turn left out of the hotel, up the hill). Taxis can be a little expensive but the buses are easy to use. Worth considering hiring a car to explore the surrounding areas – there is so much to see and do......Camps Bay beach is beautiful, but can get extremely busy on Public holidays - we found it an easy walk to the Clifton beaches which are a little more secluded.
A big plus point for the hotel is that they do not overcharge for drinks so when you are not out and about you can really relax here – it is the same price to have a drink from your mini bar as to purchase it at the main bar. If you have had a busy day and choose to stay in the hotel in the evening you can order food from their sister restaurant and have it delivered to either the terrace or your room for no extra charge. The pool area is small but comfortable – as there is so much to do in the area we never had a problem using a sunbed when we wanted to spend an hour or so relaxing.
The only issue we found with the hotel is that it is in need of some TLC from the owners – some of the furnishings/fittings are a little dated and there are a few minor maintenance problems. That said, we loved our time here and could easily overlook these issues as we were not paying 5 star prices to stay in this 5 star location! And the service was 5 star.....
Thanks to Liberty for sharing his local knowledge and making bookings for us, Alan for looking after us in the evenings, Zane for recommending a superb local restaurant (Il Capperro) for New Years Eve, Milton for his dry sense of humour and Primrose for her beautiful smile every time she greeted us. We hope to return........

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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PrimiRoyalHotel, General Manager at Primi Royal, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Hello Peter & Ruth,
A really lovely and informative review of the hotel & Camps Bay for our potential future guests - for which I thank you very much! As you know, we ALL loved having you and sincerely trust you'll be back soon! Your comments have been taken note of and I hope to be able to surprise you when you do return! Your individual thanks are sincerely appreciated and have been passed to the staff who in turn all grinned broadly. You totally made their day!
Best regards
THE PRIMI ROYAL TEAM ;-)))
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Property: Primi Royal
Address: 23 Camps Bay Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Business Hotel in Camps Bay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Camps Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Primi Royal 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We're a small 10 bedroom boutique hotel just 100 m up from the beach, restaurants, bars & Miami-Beach style nightlife! We strive to give good service & make your stay as pleasurable as possible. We arrange half-day & full-day tours of all types: Best-of-the-Cape, The Peninsula - Cape of Good Hope & Cape Point, Wine, Cheese & Olive Tasting at our very best vineyards in the famous Cape Winelands, museums, Table Mountain, day trips to Cape Safari Game Farms, whale watching, shark cage diving, helicopter trips, tandem paragliding & other extreme sports...and the list just goes on! If you're looking for a home-away-from-home experience then look no further! We have no airs & graces & no-one stands on ceremony. Just pure friendliness! All of our rooms overlook the magnificent Atlantic Ocean with a backdrop of Table Mountain. So do join us! Come EAT ~ SLEEP ~ PLAY ~ where "WORK IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE!" ... more   less 
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