Camps Bay, Cape Town
POD holds claim to the ultimate location overlooking Camps Bay Beach and a stone's throw from the infamous bars and restaurants of the area. POD opened in 2011 and has been a hit ever since with those seeking a modern, fresh and chic experience.
At a Glance
Moments from the heart of Camps Bay
Minimalist and cool in design
Wonder from the bar directly onto the huge deck
Take some time to relax by the infinity pool
Watch the sunset from the deck of Pod with a freshly made cocktail before heading out to one of the excellent local restaurants.Camilla Whitworth
If you’re staying during the summer definitely head down to the beach where the hotel offers complimentary loungers and beach service. They will even lend you an iPod to listen to whilst tanning.Dominic Atterton
Meet our specialists
To start planning your vacation to POD
With only fifteen rooms, all with either views of the mountains or the sea, POD oozes style and sophistication. Minimalist in design with sleek interiors and chic accessories, POD is for those seeking sophistication right in the hub of the action.
Step outside your door and be in the thick of the action, or retreat to the wrap-around infinity pool on the hotels private deck that leads out from the bar, which is ideal for sunbathing during the day and by night offers a very cool spot to enjoy an evening cocktail.
Not to miss an opportunity to experience South Africa's most famous beach, staff will set up sun-loungers, beach towels and umbrellas on Camps Bay beach for you whenever you wish.
Glamour and luxury are the order of the day here, with butlers at your beck and call to see to your every need and all manner of additional details thought of, such as hypo-allergenic bedding. In-room massages are available to make sure you have the relaxing vacation you are looking for, and as well as the outdoor pool for exercising in there is a 24-hour fitness center. This sophisticated hotel offers a variety of styles for the bedrooms, some with private plunge pools, rain showers, patios or balconies, and all with beautiful mountain or sea views.
The breakfast supplied at POD is delicious, the POD special consisting of scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, avocado, crème fraiche and chives, or if this isn't to your taste there is an extensive buffet to choose from. There is also a bar offering delicious cocktails throughout the day and whilst POD does not have an evening restaurant itself you can order in from restaurants nearby.
Pod has a variety of rooms from Mountain Rooms, Classic Rooms, Luxury Rooms, Luxury Rooms with private plunge pools and Deluxe Suites.
All the rooms feature similar interiors and design, however the Mountain Rooms have a view of 12 Apostles and Table Mountain, Classic Rooms have a balcony with the same views, Luxury Rooms have either a balcony with a view of Camps Bay Beach or a private plunge pool and Deluxe Suites are the largest of rooms, with a wraparound balcony and rain shower for two.
There are no specific child care facilities at Pod, however, a concertina door can be used to separate two bedrooms from the main corridor to create a two bedroom suite which is ideal for families.
The facilities on site at the hotel include a wraparound infinity pool, residents bar, underground parking and a beach service whereby umbrellas, deck chairs and towels are set-up for you at the beach. Each floor in the hotel features a mini-lounge with Nespresso Coffee Machines and televisions.
There are numerous activities available in and around Cape Town from whale watching to tours of Robben Island, wine tasting and visits to vineyards or golf, water sports or hiking up Table Mountain. The staff at Pod have all the relevant local knowledge to help in booking or arranging activities to suit each guest.
Location & Directions
Camps Bay, Cape Town
Ultimate location overlooking Camps Bay Beach and a stone's throw from the infamous bars and restaurants of the area.
When to go
Year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.