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Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

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Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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west malling
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights as our first stop in South Africa. The hotel is in a great location just 5 minutes walk from the waterfront with its bars and restaurants. The breakfast offered a good selection to suit most people. The rooms are very modern, but very small. My husband and I were given a family room and stored... More 

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Wendy H, Thank you for the constructive review. While we're pleased you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel's location, we will certainly look into the issue you raised regarding the staff at the front desk. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

White River, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed for 3 day while on bussness in CT, I was pleasantly surpised at how neat the rooms were Looks like a recent referb has taken place and its a nice new fresh modern look in the rooms The breakfast food was gvery good nice spread with large variety of food and it very well presented. Staff serving were... More 

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hilton Kotze, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. Our staff prides themselves on being personable and helpful in every way possible, so it’s delightful to hear they exceeded your expectations and we look forward to sharing your compliments with them. Hopefully, you will visit us again soon; we look forward to having you! Kind... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed from the 3-6 April with my 7 year old daughter.The moment we entered we all were like Wow, I love the entire setup was so much fun walking to our room.The room was great for us really comfortable and modern..Enjoyed the walk to the next building for breakfast, what really got us happy is that the V&A is... More 

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear anusha230, It is always so lovely to hear our guests had such a great time with us. Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the near future. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

London
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a haven to escape the busy hub of the waterfront region of Cape Town. The breakfasts are truly delicious and plentiful and set you up nicely for the day. The building was originally a prison a while back and some of the prison features have been kept and add to the overall ambience of the hotel. The... More 

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Familyfella, Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and that your all round experience was such a pleasant one. I agree for not having a pool is a huge drawback for the hotel, but I would like to share with you that we are in the process of discussions and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

6 days here, amazing location, literally walk down steps to the waterfront, breakfast more than you could want with a beautiful view of table mountain in the morning, free wifi, nice modern rooms, friendly staff! absolute bargain!

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Abbie B, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you very much for sharing your experience with our delicious world class breakfast, spacious rooms and of course our location that has probably the best view of Table Mountain! Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the family room, for I was travelling with my 2 teenage sons. We shared the front door, bathroom and toilet, but had 2 separate rooms. The hotel is walking distance from the waterfront. We had a good time. I would recommend this setting for parents with smaller kids as well.

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine V, Thanks for the review! We are delighted you enjoyed our family room. It is always so lovely to hear our guests had such a great time with us. Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location for V & A perfect.Rooms small but comfortable & well maintained & clean.Staff friendly & helpful. Breakfast superb.Parking secure. Central to go anywhere in Cape Town.Seagulls a little noisy but thats nature.Good value for money.

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Niel b, Greetings from sunny Cape Town and thank you very much for your kind review! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your compliments and look forward to welcoming you back HOME again soon. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the first 4 nights of our honeymoon here. Our travel agent recommended it to us and we don't regret booking it! It's located at the V&A Waterfront and is excellent value for money. We stayed in a beautiful big room with a view of table mountain from our window. The staff were very welcoming and couldn't do enough... More 

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gemma O, Thank for the lovely review. Cape Town has so much to offer and we are privileged to be located right in the heart of it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Colin Naiker More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only 3 star hotel in the V&A Waterfront. Although it is 3 star it remains great value for money due to it's great location and services. I can suggest booking the Business Class rooms as they are much larger than the normal standard rooms. Pleas just note the hotel has no pool facilities.

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Renier F, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Trip Advisor about your experience at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that this has gained your stamp of approval. Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you back in the... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location minutes from the waterfront with a breakfast room looking out at table mountain. Rooms are spotless and the staff very accommodating and friendly! My only suggestion - an ironing board and iron in every room would be more convenient and the wifi could be more reliable! Otherwise a great place to stay!

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brunobeans, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor about your experience at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure we know what our GUESTS experience regarding our services and facilities offered, to be able to not only meet, but exceed your expectations every time you stay with us. Your comments are... More 

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