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The Marly

Cape Town, South Africa

The Marly is a small, contemporary boutique hotel set in the heart of Camps Bay. Just a short walk to all the bars and restaurants and with fabulous view out to sea The Marly is a stylish option from which to experience Cape Town.

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At a Glance

  • The Marly is set right in the heart of Camps Bay

  • Rooftop pool with views over Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean

  • Exclusive boutique hotel with only eleven stylishly decorated rooms

  • Just ten minutes from the center of Cape Town

  • "Umi", a modern Japanese restaurant, and a bar serving fabulous cocktails

Beach, Honeymoon, Couples, Family

Insider's View

In the evening, enjoy a cocktail at the hotel bar before exploring the Camps Bay Promenade.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Insider's View

The rooftop pool is the best spot for celebrity watching in Camps Bay!

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to The Marly or take a look at our itineraries to Cape Town


With only eleven suites, The Marly is a contemporary boutique hotel hidden above the sidewalk cafes and bars of the stylish area of Camps Bay. In season, Camps Bay is the place to be seen. Bars and restaurants line the promenade and the beach is just across the road and in the summer months it is a hub for activity. The Marly is in the perfect location for anyone wanting to be walking distance from both the beach and some of the best restaurants in the area.

The rooms are all stylishly decorated and very spacious and the all white interiors with silver touches run throughout allowing for the spectacular views to be the main focus in each room. Six of the rooms are ocean facing and look out over Camps Bay and the other five are mountain facing and have views out to the Twelve Apostles Mountain range.

The Marly also has four restaurant options, Umi which is a contemporary Japanese Restaurant just under the hotel on the ground floor and breakfast is served La Belle Bistro, a stylish bistro restaurant with a really fantastic menu. Paranga boasts great views of the ocean.

The Marly is perfect for younger couples in search of a stylish city break where everything is on their doorstep.


The eleven rooms are all decorated in a fresh and contemporary style where white is the main color with touches of silver throughout all the rooms. This allows for the spectacular views to be the feature focus in each room. Five of the suites have mountain views while there are four sea-facing suites which also have their own balcony. There is also a superior sea-facing suite and a larger deluxe suite both of which have a jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor showers and outdoor dining areas.


Children six years and older are welcome at The Marly and babysitting can be organized on request.


The hotel has a rooftop pool overlooking Camps Bay where guests can spend the afternoon relaxing and enjoying a couple of cocktails before heading out to explore the Promenade of Camps Bay. Breakfast is included in the cost and takes place at Zenzero restaurant, an independent restaurant on the ground floor with a fantastic breakfast menu.


Camps Bay is a hub for activity during the busy season and there will be a wide range of bars and restaurants for guests to choose from which they can walk to within five minutes. Umi, a Japanese restaurant is situated just below the hotel and serves delicious Asian food in a glamorous atmosphere. The city center is just a ten minute drive away and The Marly has parking in the multi-story car park should guests be hiring a car.

Location & Directions

Cape Town, South Africa

Situated in the heart of Camps Bay, and set under the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range amongst cafes and local shops. The Marly is just a ten minute drive from the city center and only an hour away from the Winelands.

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.

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