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Protea Hotel Cape Castle

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3 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is a short leasurely walk to the V&A Waterfront. It is on Sea Point main road and therefore on the bus and taxi route. For less than R10 you can get to Camps Bay by just hailing a minibus taxi at you door step. It's rooms are reminiscent of budget accommodation. Mine had a very strong smell of... More 

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Towcester, Northants, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the first six nights of our trip to South Africa here, arriving on new years day. The entrance and public areas of the hotel are distinctly unimpressive with a tired and poky feel. Our room was somewhat better but the bathroom was tired. On the other hand the views to the Waterfront and Table mountain were great from... More 

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Thank TravelLover91
Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Hotel, Perfect location Stayed here for 2 nights and it was great. Its central location is perfect as its only 5 minutes from the center of the city and walking distance from the waterfront. Rooms were well kept and hotel staff are the friendliest I’ve ever come across. Will definitely be back always

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed at the Cape castle on two business trips The hotel has good quality rooms, aircon a bit outdated The views from both rooms were really special and encapsulated the atmosphere of the area The hotel is situated in a busy restaurant and bar area with s good vibe and is five minutes from the waterfront I like... More 

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Thank Michael S
Wroclaw, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed at the hotel rooms are hot and air conditioner inside very noisy and old with working problems. Internet connection not only slow but also dropping every 5 min- no possibility to work ever. When complaining to reception they just answer this is normal at SA. I did travel region and even coffee places provide better internet then them.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Older Style Hotel. Staff very friendly & helpful. The place is kept spotless. A good 20 minute walk to waterfront. Nice restaurants within a short walking distance. Would definitely recommend for a reasonable price hotel not too far from tourist areas.

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Thank LloydandSteph W
Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Air conditioner in lounge didn't work. They had no cot for our baby even though I had this confirmed via email, in saying that staff did go out and buy another one which was fantastic. Staff were helpful and polite. 10-15min walk to Waterfront.

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stayed for two nights in the Superior room which i booked in January 2015. This was suppose to be the top end rooms. Even though i booked in January 2015 and paid in January 2015 , on checking in , i was given a room on the lower firts floor. I am a Procard member for over 15 years... More 

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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

It may be that this was the end of a longish trip but our impression was that this Protea was not as good as their usual standard (incidentally we accidentally, care of satnav, went to the one just down the road and we would make the same comment about attitude about that one too) The security staff in the car... More 

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Fairfax, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Booked this through Marriott, which now owns or has a marketing agreement with the Protea chain. Expected, based on Marriott's webpage, that I'd be able to enjoy "full elite benefits." Wrong. No free breakfast, no room upgrade, no enhanced Internet. In fact, barely any Internet connectivity at all. The staff seemed amused that I'd ask, but in fairness, they seem... More 

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