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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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was right by the Waterfront and close to all the activities we needed to do. We walked from the hotel to all our points of interest and it felt safe. The rooms were small and it became a challenge to share a room. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and in good condition. We... More 

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switzerland
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216 reviews 216 reviews
58 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was staying here for 2nights as part of my organised tour. the staff were not the friendliest on my arrival, but the breakfast staff were much more helpful. the room I had was on the ground level, nice but quite small. tea and coffee making. shower room bigger than average. free wifi but had to change the code every... More 

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

Dear serena99, Your feedback on Trip Advisor is much appreciated. Thank you for taking the time in doing so. How wonderful to know that you found our location to be of great benefit to you. Our hotel is truly unique, which we believe assists us in making our valued GUESTS feel welcome and at home. We look forward in welcoming... More 

SWANSEA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely clean and inviting corporate hotel in a great location, just a short walk from the water front and several other attractions. As stated by many others this is a renovated prison which adds interest, especially the near five minute walk to the breakfast are which is in another building. You have to walk through a college campus to the... More 

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Tete, Mozambique
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only good thing about the hotel was its location really close to the V&A Waterfront. The hotel it is very basic. The rooms are small and most of them are in a toilet sharing basis, ie, 2 rooms and a single bathroom. It only worth if you are sharing a room with friends or family. I was in a... More 

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

Dear CandidaAcaci0, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor about Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. I would like to apologise for the disappointment you experienced during your recent stay. Your patronage at our hotel is held at high esteem and we would like to restore your faith in our product. Once again please accept my sincere apologies, and please... More 

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121 reviews 121 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service here was very friendly and helpful and our courtyard-view room on the second floor was almost twice the size I was expecting, with a lovely seating area as well as a comfy bed. The bathroom was also huge with a separate shower and bath tub. The location was the main selling point though, right by the V&A waterfront... More 

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

Dear Jenny H, This is a lovely review thanks so much! Our hotel has such a great location and we are delighted you got to enjoy the best of it and the amazing surroundings. I take your comments regarding our breakfast buffet very serious, as we strive to offer our GUESTS, good food, friendly service and a good night`s rest.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this hotel for ease of access to the waterfront. Clean, modern with lots of amenities. Good value for money compared to prices of other hotels in the locality. Breakfast was excellent and the staff friendly & helpful. I would definitely recommend this hotel as a base for the waterfront.

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

Dear Perdster, WOW! Thank you very much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! We communicate all our comments to our STAFF and Management and your comments left us motivated and smiling - thank you. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards, Colin Naiker More 

Scotland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third stay at the Breakwater Lodge for us and once again, enjoyed it. Location for the V&A Waterfront is great, easy walking distance (circa 5/6 minutes). Staff are always friendly and helpful and willing to answer questions. Free wifi for duration of your stay. Rooms all clean, neat, well furnished and have all that you'd expect - tea and coffee... More 

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

Dear Emma W, Thank you once again for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! With your next stay, please contact me. I would like to show you our Deluxe Room where the shower & bath is separated, and could perhaps be a better option for you. We look forward in welcoming you back again soon. Regards, Colin Naiker More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
42 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Breakwater Lodge again both on arrival in Cape Town and for the last four days of our trip. Booked business suites which offer that bit extra space. As always ALL the staff are exceptionally helpful, the breakfast at Stonebreakers is fabulous with views over the Waterfront and Table Mountain. For us it is the only place... More 

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

Dear Wrinkleytraveller, WOW! Thank you very much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! I would like to personally THANK YOU for taking the time to post your amazing comments. We communicate all our comments to our STAFF and Management and your comments left us all motivated and smiling. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future!... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has a very good position being just five mjnutes walk from the Waterfront. Our room in the third building was a standard room. It had a lovely view across the Waterfront and up to Table Mountain. It was quite small but clean, however the windows rattled and howled when the wind got up. We had breakfast one morning... More 

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

Dear allybally14, Thank you so much for your lovely comments on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate all comments from our GUESTS to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding all our GUEST`s expectations. Once again, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards, Colin Naiker More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this hotel as it's close to the V and A tourist area with good parking. Small rooms but half the price of other hotels in the area. Two mins walk to the V and A. Great value and recommend if staying in town centre.

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

Dear DFLD31, WOW! Thank you so much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! 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. Once again, THANK YOU so much for your... More 

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