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The Commodore

Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #46 of 106 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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St Helena Island
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third visit, this time for one night as we travelled through Cape Town. The rooms are clean, comfortable and a decent size. Our only comment would be that the showers need upgrading but it appears that this is being done during July and August 2015. We ate in the restaurant during the evening. The food was excellent... More 

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Corona, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this property. I've booked it for my groups several times. They all love it. It is directly located across the street from the waterfront, which everyone liked. They like being able to shop and bring their bags back to the room and going out again. They like the diversity of the restaurants, eateries, and shopping. They like that many... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Commodore for three nights. As a solo traveller I found its location perfect. It's only a two-minute walk to the Waterfront, where there's plenty of restaurants and shops, and I didn't need to take a taxi to go out in a safe area in the evening. Staff is very attentive and always ready to help! My... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for two nights during a business visit to Cape Town and whilst the location is good and the staff are very attentive, the rooms are very tired and in need of refurbishment. My room on the 3rd floor was quite spacious but the bathroom shower unit was a very old type and not very efficient!... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel's location is prime, next to the V&A Waterfront (a 5 min walk), rooms are average size, quiet, beds were comfortable, decor is somewhat old style, Free WiFi (worked well), coffee/tea making facility, good selection of international TV/cable channels, safety box.. Excellent breakfast buffet, including a large variety of cut fresh fruits, cold cuts (smoked salmon, pickled herrings, smoked... More 

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Dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the location of this hotel and the ambiance. The rooms were very nice and comfortable. The staff are friendly and provide service with a smile. The food in the restaurant was excellent. I definitely recommend this hotel.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a stone throw away (200 yards or so) from the Waterfront, where you will find plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. The rooms are reasonably sized and clean. Some might need to be redecorated, but were comfortable and clean. There are a bar and restaurant within the hotel and there is also a gym. Very near the... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the location. Very friendly doorman. Always welcomed us 'Home'. Very nice touch! Front of house always keen to accomplish our request with regard to booking restaurants and attractions. Room clean and always good house keeping. The breakfast was good with choice . Cool bar area to sit and enjoy a cool drink. Loved the atmosphere and have already... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the Commodore atmosphere. Hope to welcome you back home soon. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Secunda
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was lovely. Close to the Waterfront. Enjoyed the service and the personal touch of all staff. The hotel is clean and very beautiful. The breakfast was tasty and a big variety. Will recommend to friends and family.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed the breakfast and the service provided by our staff. We hope to welcome you back soon. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a solo visit for me. The Commodore hotel was very hospitable and had a fantastic location which was across the road from the Victoria and Alfred tourist area. The room was serviced daily to a very high standard and the the staff were superbly polite and friendly. Breakfast was an absolute pleasure...plenty of choice and good quality food.... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

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