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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Ranked #62 of 104 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
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surrey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was a great place to stay; a few minutes walk to the waterfront and only a short drive on to the main roads out of the area. The rooms were large and comfortable and everyone we spoke to was warm, friendly and polite. The pool area was adequate and caught the sun for the majority of the day but... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Thank you to Japie and the friendly staff of this beautiful Hotel, the Portswood Hotel in Cape Town, for an amazing stay ! The rooms are beautifully appointed and very spacious. The decor is fresh and nautical themed which was well chosen as this hotel is close to the sea! The Breakfast Room is just as stunning! I really enjoyed... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I completed our trip to South Africa with a 4 night's stay in Cape Town. The Portswood is ideally located for the V&A Waterfront and is perfectly safe to walk around. We booked a studio king room, which was a very pretty, triple aspect room with views of Table Mountain, the big wheel and out to sea.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location, within walking distance to main V&A Waterfront attractions. Staff were friendly and very attentive to my needs. Room was very clean, comfortable and well appointed. Will definitely stay there again on my next trip to Cape Town.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Portswood while it was still being renovated and refurbished. It is completely finished now. It is now a beautiful Hotel just off the hustle and bustle of the V & A Waterfront, Cape Town. From the start we were made feel welcome and although there was still work being done to get everything done before the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and attentive personnel. Wifi works well in rooms but limited to 600MB/room/day. That is "cheapy" for a 200+ Euros/night hotel rate. Other than that, rooms are tasty, clean, comfortable though a bit small. Valet parking included and only 5 min. walk (totally safe) to the pleasant waterfront in cape Town. Tip:Executive floor (4th floor). I can certainly recommend it... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to be near the waterfront as I didn't have a car and I couldnt have chosen a better hotel than The Portswood. A smallish hotel but beautifully appointed and the staff were exemplary. i needed to scan and send a document to Pretoria and it was all done with the minimum of fuss and promptly too. The rooms... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights at The Portswood Hotel next to the Waterfront, Cape Town. The hotel had a nice cozy nautical feel about it & the room I had (215) overlooking the pool was just great. All the amenities one needed, the Wi-Fi worked & there was a nice big shower with the bedding being really fresh. What more could anyone... More 

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Rijeka
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21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location just around the corner, next to the waterfront. A quiet and safe area. Tasty breakfast and clean rooms. Wifi worked perfectly and the staff was extremely friendly. If coming back to Cape town, will stay here again!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We spent three nights in the Portswood and totally enjoyed it. We got forth floor facing court yard. No noise other than somewhat load AC. The breakfast was really good, the staff were all very helpful and the place was really clean. One thing that really impressed us was that we got clean bedding each of the three nights we... More 

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Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The PortsWood 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
Portswood Cape Town
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#48 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central

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