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Dolphin Beach Hotel

No 1 | Marine Drive, Table View 7441, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Dolphin Beach)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Emma J Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the dolphin beach hotel for two weeks whilst in SA for my sisters wedding. So pleased we chose it, the location is amazing with absolutely stunning views of table mountain from our window. We were in a beach front room with doors that opened onto a lovely lawned area and park, a minute over the sand dunes... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 2week holiday at this hotel .... We travelled to Cape Town for our daughters wedding and as we had 2 young grandsons we decided that this location would be perfect for Us and we we not disappointed. Although the rooms were a little tired, they were spotless cleaned daily fresh white towels daily and... More 

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Kyle D, Marketing Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jilly Congratulations on your daughters wedding - what a fantastic occasion! The Dolphin Beach Hotel team would like to thank you for writing such a comprehensive review. Our staff thrive on positive feedback and we are elated you had a memorable stay with us. We pride ourselves on offering spacious rooms as many hotels stick to confined living areas.... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the last week of our 3 week S. African holiday at Dolphin Beach. Staff was wonderful! The lovely ladies who worked the breakfast room were so sweet! Delicious sushi at the Blowfish. Beach was lovely (Atlantic very cold for swimming though). We had a car rental and that is a must when you stay here as it's a... More 

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Kyle D, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, Many thanks for the review. We are elated you enjoyed our food and we will be sure to commend our staff for their friendly and professional service. After receiving your feedback we immediately sent our Rooms Division Manager to investigate the privately owned unit in question. We will be notifying the owner to make the necessary changes to... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Booked this hotel 5 months ago to attended friend's wedding nearby, we reconfirmed the booking last week with the hotel directly. We were informed by email less than 24hrs before we were due to check in that we are to be moved to sister hotel which is 20 minutes away, is not on the beach, does not have table mountain... More 

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Our guests are our number one priority, and we would never wish them to have a negative experience when visiting our hotel - we always try maintain a high level of service across the board. We agree that the incident must have left a sour taste in your... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for three weeks. Not just a room, has separate bedroom, kitchen, and Lounge. Patio sliding doors from Lounge & Bedroom that over look Table Mountain. Absolutely Stunning Staff 100%, Service 100% Will Def go back again.

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Dennis, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are elated you had a superb time with us. We really want our guests to feel like Dolphin Beach Hotel is their home away from home - And the generously sized rooms provide a sense of a spacious living space (not just a one-roomed unit as many... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This hotel is situated right on the beach in the middle of kiting Mecca... You can pump your kite up outside your room and kite all day The rooms are huge but slightly dated. The hotel is clean but the finishings could be better. The food was good. I enjoyed my time here...

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. The rooms are clean, crisp and utilize the space very well. Our summer months are really great for spending time on the beach, and we are glad you could pop over and enjoy the surf. Once again thank you for the feedback - we are elated you enjoyed... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I would like to thank the staff of Dolphin Beach Hotel for making our stay enjoyable and pleasant. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I would also like to compliment the chefs at Blowfish restaurant the food was divine. Management must be doing something right as i give the hotel and restaurant 5 stars... I will definitely return.

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Olivia, Many thanks for the fantastic review. It is our pleasure for making your stay a memorable one - our staff will be commended on doing the that "little bit" extra. Compliment will be given to the chefs - I hope you tried our Oyster & Bubbly Special while you enjoyed the view! Thanks again Olivia, Keep well and... More 

Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed at Dolphin Beach Hotel for 6 nights this December and were upgraded to a sea-facing cabana (Room 60). The reception staff are all pleasant and helpful and the hotel has a very relaxed and comfortable feel. The location is favourable for the following reasons: - Best views of Table Mountain - Beautiful Sea Views - Direct access to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the most amazing hotel i have been too.with the warmth of welcoming ,pleasant faces at the front of house.The ladies where very helpful .Thanks to management for training the front of house receptionist in a professional way .i can only remember the white ladys name SARA and other one had blonde braids ...thanx once again i will def... More 

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Marits, Many thanks for the review - we really do appreciate such positive feedback. Our reception team will be commended for going the extra mile to ensure every aspect of your stay was "amazing". Everyone mentioned appreciates the positive feedback as we thrive on customer satisfaction. We cannot wait to welcome you back at Dolphin Beach Hotel. Keep well,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We rented 2 beachside cabanas for a party of 8, for 2 nights. We've been to the restaurant a few times before and found it lovely, but we've never stayed in the hotel before. And i can honestly say I never will again! The only word I can use to describe it was FILTHY! The carpet in our room stunk,... More 

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Kyle D, Manager at Dolphin Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, After receiving this complaint a full investigation is being undertaken. Would you be able to provide feedback on the room numbers that were booked? Our reservations team went onto our booking system and did not see any reservations made for a two night period for eight persons - we have out IT technicians in to make sure the... More 

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