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Crieff
Reviewed 21 September 2015

A very good location near the Waterfront but then it goes downhill. At the front desk we were told that the modernisation noise would not start until 8am so I asked why put us in a room near to it. This brought about a strange look from the desk clerk but he then said he would change the room. I...

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JvanderMerwe, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the tme to comment on your most recent stay at the Commdore Hotel. As you mentioned in your comments, the Hotel is in need of a refurbishment and/or upgrade and embarking on such a project is never an easy task. We try our utmost to not inconvenience our guests, and we apologise profusely for...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great location, excellent food, nice pool (cold) and lovely restaurant staff. Why the one star? I booked a room advertised as a 6th floor room overlooking the bay and paid months in advance. When booking, I noted that the construction works would be complete in June - not an issue as I was arriving in September. Upon arrival, I was...

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JvanderMerwe, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent experience at the Commodore Hotel. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience you had a to endure as a result of the upgrades we are currently busy with. It is never an easy task however, a very necessary one and I hope that our willingness...

Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely hotel with exceptional service and hospitality only a few minutes walk from the Waterfront. Fantastic buffet breakfast and valet parking included. Rooms a little small but very comfortable. I was traveling with my mother so we had a twin room. Highly recommend.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear 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 that you found our service and hospitality exceptional. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights with a 3 year old. First of all, the staff was really friendly and provided excellent service. At check in they mentioned construction work on the top 3 floors. Very kind of them to mention but we hardly heard anything, so that was great! Breakfast was nice in a spacious area and again, very...

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Dear 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 that you and your family will be returning to the Commodore. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Good breakfast, service, room service, and spar, good value for money, great location, 3 minutes walk to the waterfront. Good rooms, they also offer smoking rooms, great pool, average bar, a bit below the Da Vinci or Rafael which belong to the same hotel Chain

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Dear 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. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Reisterstown, Maryland
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The Commodore location is exquisite. It is near the waterfront which is a short walking distance from the hotel. There is great shopping and many restaurants to choose from. It is also very convenient to the ferry that takes you to Robben Island. It is also near an aquarium. I felt very comfortable walking in the neighborhood. The hotel was...

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Dear 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. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great proximity to the Waterfront. Old elegant hotel with a convivial ambience representing typical Old Traditional Cape hospitality and cuisine . Rooms are comfortable and quiet. the staff were friendly and helpful and eager to meet your needs.

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed the hotels ambience and the service given by the staff. We hope to welcome back again. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Mauritius
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We spent 7 nights at The Commodore. It was an excellent choice as the rooms are quite large and very comfortable. The service is very good. Above all it is like 2 mins walk from the V&A Waterfront. The staff was very kind and helpful at all times and food was delicious. Only thing is that they should renovate the...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed the stay in our rooms, our food and the service given by our staff. We hope to welcome you back again. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

You don't come here for style or glamour but if you want a hotel in a very good location at a fair price, which is clean and comfortable, then this hotel delivers. A soft refurbishment of the bedrooms is underway but from the designs on display, this won't change the bland nature of the rooms. But it's homely, there is...

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Dear 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. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commodore

Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM646 - RM1,556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa
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#19 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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