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Dolphin Beach Hotel

4.0 of 5 No 1 | Marine Drive, Table View 7441, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Dolphin Beach)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I recently won a two night stay at the Dolphin Beach Hotel and even though I've lived in cape Town all my life I found staying at the Hotel absolute bliss. One can never get enough of the beautiful view both from the "Beach Cabana" which was where we stayed as well as from the Restaurant. The staff where friendly... More 

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

Hi Michelle, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful chatting to you a few months ago to confirm your prize. The team and I are elated you had a great stay, and that the team made your experience a blissful one. The views from our rooms as well as the Blowfish Restaurant are truly... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I now live in SA but still own hotels and restaurants in UK and my family who are also in the hotel business where visiting me . I think this hotel is in great need of a complete makeover. The bedrooms have obviously not had anything spent on them for years.it is a great pity as the hotel is in... More 

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

Good Afternoon Admiral Foste, I hope you are well. We acknowledge and appreciate your review. We are extremely fortunate to be in such a great location with breathtaking views and direct access to the beach. And couldn't agree with you more about our "top class" restaurant, Blowfish - our guests have super things to say about the food, and we... More 

Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dolphin Beach Hotel is located fairly near a small shopping mall that is walking distance for the hearty and a short cab ride for the comfortable vacationer. They have good internet and the restaurant serves a well prepared (if somewhat limited) menu. Friendly and engaging staff seem to be the rule. The primary and significant drawback to my stay was... More 

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

Hi Stuart, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are elated you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate you being understanding with regards to the maintenance that was undertaken - Once again we apologise for any early morning wake-ups, but by the sound of it, it seems you were enjoying the views, our beaches and our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It was a nice enough place, felt too out of Cape Town and away from all the major tourist attractions for me. Maybe a family would enjoy this location more. The rooms were spacious and clean. The Buffet breakfast was very average.

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

Hi Chantel, Thank you for the review - we will look into your buffet experience. We are glad you had a pleasant time with us - our hotel is enjoyed by families, couples and business executives alike wanting to enjoy a quiet getaway while taking in the fresh sea air. Waking up to the sounds of crashing waves and having... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I recently spent a night in one of the cabanas on the beach - a prize for winning a local travel photo competition. The management pulled out all the stops in terms of welcome and special touches and as for that bed, it was the most comfortable matrass and blissfully soft feather and down duvet I have ever encountered. So... More 

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

Hi Karen, We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Your photos were spectacular - congrats on your win! It's the little things that set us apart, and its always nice to come back to a warm, cosy room after enjoying a walk on the beach. Management and staff will be commended for making your stay... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very much a leisure type hotel although they do have small conference facilities. Right on the beach which is unusual in Cape Town and well situated to get into town or to other suburbs. Felt very much at home here. Good value and specials available. Excellent restaurant on site.

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

Good morning, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. Our location is second to none, and we are incredibly privileged to be in such prime position with stunning views of Table Mountain and direct access to the beach - it's the perfect family retreat. We always try instil a feeling of home to all our guests, and we have... More 

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Address: No 1 | Marine Drive, Table View 7441, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Dolphin Beach)
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Table View
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Beach Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Dolphin Beach Hotel Cape Town, South Africa - Table View

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