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Dolphin Beach Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No 1 | Marine Drive, Table View 7441, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Dolphin Beach)
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OCEANAIRTRAVEL2014 Cape Town, South Africa
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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
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Alameda
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment is a massive complex and offers a wide range of accommodations from beach front cabanas to double rooms. The grounds were beautifully maintained with thick green grass intermixed with flower gardens. There is a nice grassy play area for children. We stayed on two different occasions: first we had a double room with view of the lagoon (even... More

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

Hi Alameda, Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review of our property. Our ground staff will be sure to get commended for keeping the property clean and appealing. We do boast well kitted and spaciously sized rooms at competitive rates. We are very fortunate to be one of the only hotels with direct access to... More

Midrand, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasure to open your sliding doors to sunshine and the sound of the ocean. This hotel has excellent position to discover the Wild flowers of the West Coast. We had a comfortable room and enjoyed breakfast in the mornings while watching whales from our breakfast table. Breakfast was a bit disappointing for my vegetarian travel partner. We would... More

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

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review - we really do appreciate it. We could not ask for a better location to take in the sounds of the ocean, and breathe in the fresh air - i'm sure you took advantage of our direct access to the beach to enjoy a morning walk.... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm sunny weekend .magnificent views of table mountain and bay.. we could see and hear the mother whales frolicking with their calves and blowing clouds of spray.The restaurant food was perfect... starters mains and desserts ...two days and not one single complaint..well attended to by excellently trained waiters....Interesting wild flower displays at the nearby posberg nature reserve... a five star... More

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

Hi Bennie, Thank you for sharing your weekend with us and for writing such a descriptive review - it really did encapsulate some of the many experiences to be had at Dolphin Beach Hotel. Whale season in upon us and it's wonderful to witness and hear the mammals in action. We will commend the chefs and staff at Blowfish for... More

Chorley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I used to live in Blouberg, but have been living in the UK for a while and travelled back for a holiday in January. We stayed for 3 nights at the Dolphin Beach hotel. We changed our room to a Cabana long before arriving but thankfully brought along all the emails of the change as they didn't have our booking... More

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

Good morning, The team and I appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. We are elated you had an amazing stay - we will definitely commend the staff for being accommodating and for attending to your Cabana reservation query. Our cookie cutter kits are always a hit with the young ones. We couldn't agree with you more that... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stayed at dolphin beach hotel for 5 nights August 2014 we arrived exhausted after very long flight from sydney and then Johannesburg check in was quick and efficient we were very grateful to the friendly staff, we ate in the blowfish restaurant each night nit just for the convenience ,the food was excellent and very good value . The only... More

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

Hi Patsy, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are elated you had a great experience and that we could accommodate you. I am glad our staff made your arrival and stay as enjoyable as possible after such a long flight - they will be commended. Guests often comment on the delicious... More

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We enjoyed a week stay at the Dolphin Beach Hotel. It is located with fantastic views of table mountain on Bloubergstrand Beach. After a long flight we were happy upon arrival and then all checked into family lake room with the option to upgrade. The room was clean and nicely furnished with kitchen and dining area we were comfortable during... More

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

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and encapsulating the serene family atmosphere. We are incredibly lucky to be in such a sought after position with views of Table Mountain and Table Bay. The fact that we are conveniently located to shopping centres and beautiful beaches is such a treat. Our staff will be commended... More

Cheshire, Connecticut
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I recently traveled with a group of college students to South Africa and stayed at the Dolphin Beach Hotel. Not knowing what to expect, I was a little apprehensive about staying here as I wasn't sure that there would be enough to keep my students engaged at the hotel once they completed their work in informal settlement communities. My apprehension... More

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

Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are elated when our guests experience true Cape Town hospitality. I am confident your informal settlement work was a huge success. We always try to maintain an incredibly high standard at Dolphin Beach Hotel, from room cleanliness to exceptional staff service - we will be... More

Opwijk, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here in a beach side cabana. The view on the Table Mountain is really lovely... The kids slept in a room with 2 separate beds which was OK. The bedroom for the parents was not so good. The bed is simply too small and the mattress also had its best time. This definitely can be improved. The kitchen... More

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

Hi Pieter, Thank you for writing a review on your stay at Dolphin Beach Hotel. Our Beach Cabanas are renown for their spacious interiors, and for their position so close to the beach - perfect for the family. Thank you for informing us on the quality of your particular mattress - we will investigate and ensure it is replaced should... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We had a family stay at the Dolphin Beach hotel. Unfortunately all the beach front rooms was full, so we had to take a lake room. There was a terrible smell from this lake, it got worse at about 2am. We actually had trouble sleeping. Appart from this, it was a nice hotel, but this experience would spook me for... More

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for writing a review and informing us of your stay at Dolphin Beach Hotel. We discuss all reviews in our management meetings on a weekly basis and this issue was brought up by our General Manager. Apparently the municipality was working on the drainage in the area which caused the unfavourable odour over that time period.... 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*
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