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Free Wifi
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Air Conditioning
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PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
18.2 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
78 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Two Oceans Aquarium
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All reviewsgreat locationsister hotelrobben islandwaterfront areafew minutes walkbreakfast was includedtravel deskhop on hop off busturn down servicequiet locationtravel agentstayed here for nightsstandard roomcomfortable roomsmall poolwater frontsafe area
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Portswood Hotel is situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront area and is in short walking distance to the Aquarium, CitySeeing buses, the Cape Wheel and V&A Waterfront shopping Precinct. The rooms were on the small side but super comfy and staff were...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the front door of the V&A Waterfront, lies the The Portswood Hotel. A hotel that is renowned for both it's superior accommodation & relaxed atmosphere. So glad that #WineRoutingWithLloyd got to spend some time here. The historical hotel lobby & restaurant are actually...More

Thank Lloyd L
Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lloyd Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I love the milk tart too. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is conveniently located and is a walking distance from the Waterfront. The hotel rooms are nice and clean, with tea and coffee included. The Breakfast is a feast and lots to choose from with friendly staff.

Thank 259keyurp
Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The locations are close to the waterfront walking distance. the Rooms are neat and clean and the staff is friendly. The breakfast has a wide selection of fruits and lots to eat. very neat and clean. Keep it up.

Thank Keyur P
Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Portswood for 5 nights and couldn't have been happier. Obviously the location is fantastic, easy to walk to the waterfront and the hop-on bus stop is very close. Breakfast was very good and even though we only ate at the restaurant...More

Thank Top View Farm
Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

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Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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US$137 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#46 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#46 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#46 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#46 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Julie W
25 June 2018|
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Response from Denise B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie, We did not park our rental there as we got it when we left. The car park appears to be underground and the road access was only for the hotel, so it looked pretty secure. The entrance to the car park was also in... More
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Glenys S
19 August 2017|
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Response from LeprekonVi | Reviewed this property |
Belthazar and Willoughby - depending if you prefer meat or fish. But all the places in the Waterfront are excellent- don't eat in the hotel - walk a bit!
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Preethi N
5 February 2017|
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"Rooms at back are quieter"
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"Try a room at the back of the hotel"
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"I was on the fourth floor ... was terrific"
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"Queen bedrooms better than twin. Ask for room away from atrium."
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