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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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The Commodore
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Ranked #48 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have just returned from my second visit to this hotel and the experience yet again has been brilliant. Cape Town is a fabulous city made even more special by the service we received at the Commodore. The staff in all departments of the hotel are some of the best you would find anywhere in the world. They are very helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As first time visitors to Cape Town we found the Commodore a great place to stay. The hotel is central - walking distance to the V&A waterfront which was a plus. The staff was friendly and courteous - the stand out Laurien who helped plan our free days by booking excursions and restaurants. The hotel also offers a driver &... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived to Cape Town early am. Checked in within the hour. Our room was located at the back of the hotel, 2nd floor, with a top view of Table Mountain. Very spacious and clean. Comparable to a Marriot Hotel. Wifi included , also buffet breakfast. The location of the hotel is great, being a short walk to the V... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In Cape Town for a week in January 2015. Had a great holiday which was enhanced by staying at this well run but relaxed hotel. Very close to the V & A Waterfront, with staff that could not do enough for you. Our suite 4011 had wonderful views of Table Mountain, the World Cup Stadium and the Waterfront. The breakfasts... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal location . The staff are very friendly. Especially Coriolanus the bar and restaurant manger.. Abner the bar man is a true gem, full local information and makes a wonderful cocktail ! The breakfast is very good. The staff very attentive. The Concierge were very good in planning what to do in Cape Town and the surrounding areas. The pool... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 8 days and found the hotel quite nice and very convenient to area restaurants and shops. The staff is very courteous and the food at the hotel was also very good and well priced. The rooms are somewhat small but the hotel also has free secure WIFI which was very reliable.

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port talbot ,wales
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed our stay over new year ,the staff were friendly and helpful.The breakfast was very good and the room was spacious but we would have liked a better view of table mountain(but can't have everything) .the hotel is situated in an excellent position for all the amenities .the V&A waterfront was literally around the corner

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at the Commodore. The concierge was extremely helpful in planning things to do in Cape Town as well as helping me book stays in hotels and bed and breakfasts along the Garden Route on the southern coast of RSA. I enjoyed the nautical theme of the hotel and restaurant. I felt very safe staying in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in the perfect location for visiting Cape Town's waterfront. The staff are very courteous and helpful and the breakfasts are good. The hotel is very comfortable but the furnishings are a little 'tired' looking and the cleanliness in the bedrooms could be more thorough. Having said that we would consider staying there again.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we recently checked into this hotel, and the start was not a good one. when checking in, service levels were similar to those of ordering a burger at McDonalds. not the 5 star service you should be receiving in a 5 star hotel. bedside lamp in room loose (dangerous) hooks in bathroom loose door handle loose bed not turned down... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to point out the areas in our operation that you felt was not up to the expected standard. I agree with you that what you explained in your report is unacceptable and most certainly not our usual standard. We are proud of the level of service we deliver and do assure you... 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*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa
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#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#45 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#45 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central

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