Marly ghosts in to assume prime position in Camps Bay
Good reasons for fanfare at revamped boutique hotel
I’ve long been dubious about the Camps Bay beach strip – for many years it’s been all flash and no substance, and there have been zero decent places to eat.
So the Marly hotel is a refreshing change. Finally, here is a good Camps Bay place to rest one’s head, play and dine in what has to be one of the best positions in SA.
The Marly has undergone an extreme makeover, following which, at the end of 2019, it reopened with understandable fanfare. The boutique hotel sits atop two restaurants, Bilboa and Surfshack. This is logical, as they are all owned by the Kove Collection group. Kove also owns the Alphen Hotel in Constantia and a bevy of other smart restaurants in the Mother City. Over the past few years the group has entrenched itself as the company that does chic yet approachable hospitality and food offerings here...