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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #44 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights after arriving in Cape Town. Staff were very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. The location is great and safe, to explore the Waterfront area. Hotel was very clean and our room had a great view overlooking Table Mountain. Breakfast buffet has basically everything you need and caters for many tastes. Free wifi and valet... More

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I visit Cape Town I usually stay at the Portswood Hotel, in the vicinity of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This time the hotel was closed due to a major refurbishment, so I elected to stay at the adjacent Commodore Hotel, also part of the Legacy Hotels organization. My room, located on the 6th Floor, was classed as a... More

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WGC - Hertfordshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Commodore hotel is a few minuets walk from the lively Waterfront area. Check-in was quick, simple with helpful advice. The room was a good size. Although the furniture looks old and dark wood, it was clean. Two windows, one with a view of Table Mountain the other of the sea - spoilt for choice. WiFi log on was free,... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An accessible hotel with helpful staff. It would be well placed for the waterfront if only the pavements outside were as accessible. The route to the attractions was undertaken on the road as a sign post with two supports blocked passage for my wheelchair. The GM was interested and understanding of issues raised. Great breakfasts and the venue set us... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

quite disappointed in this hotel, looks old and run down, very noisy at night - from other peoples showers mainly, at which point I thought someone was drilling through the room, no thought for single traveler safety (female) with a room over a roof area which could of easily been accessed, also advised me loudly of my room number which... More

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Lodi, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great: wake up and view Table Mountain. In the Waterfront development, you are very close to a great selection of restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel is very comfortable with friendly and helpful staff. While I did not eat in the restaurant, I did have a couple of menu selection at the bar. The food was OK, but... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights on our trip to Cape Town, this hotel is located right beside the V&A Waterfront which is great, the staff are very friendly and the breakfast was great. They also offer complimentary WIFI. They upgraded our room to a suite with a sunny balcony too which was a lovely touch. The rooms are a... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights in this well appointed, staff friendly hotel. It is ideally situated just a 5 minute walk from the V and A Waterfront where there is something for all tastes. We hired a car at Cape Town International and had no problem finding the hotel. The breakfast which was included in our package was incredibly good. All... More

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived at the Commodore for a one week stay with a group of over 40 other guests. Despite being in a large group that brought a great deal of business to the hotel, when my eyeglasses were broken by the cleaning staff one day their resolution process was abysmal. It took many attempts to get them to do anything... More

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent four nights here on a recent trip to Cape Town. It was our first time here and we found the location of the Commodore ideal. Room was clean and comfortable, and the staff was friendly and helpful. Buffet breakfast had everything you could want. The proximity to the V&A waterfront made it easy to access the many sites and... More

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Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
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The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa

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