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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 #47 of 104 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lusaka, Zambia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

not at all a bad experience - but the entrance floor, lifts, rooms & bathrooms etc are showing signs of wear. This could be due to the large groups that use the hotel & the Laminate wooden floor in the foyer that is not quite suitable to this volume of traffic. Obv the "Nautical Theme" forced the decision to use... More 

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cruiser94
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we stayed in this hotel on the first part of our 3 week holiday for 3 nights. Our first impression was how friendly the staff were. The hotel itself is very clean and glamorous. Breakfast was really nice and being able to sit outside was lovely. Pool are is quite small but adequate, with plenty of sun beds. Rooms are... More 

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Ljubljana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The big plus of this hotel is its location. It takes you less than 5 minutes to V&A Waterfront. But not just this, also the room was perfectly equipped and the breakfast was anyhow top! Staff was friendly and helpful, so we can just recommend it!

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

I have recently checked into the hotel, am on a 2-day business stay. Not a very warm welcome at the hotel, and no concierge services to assist me with my luggage. So not a good start to my weekend in Cape town at toad hotel. My room is quite average as well, and the linen is not clean.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous efficient check in. Room facing over the V&A towards the Mountain with views off the balcony is just Heaven. The rooms are comfortable and immaculately clean! The staff are fabulous and this truly is 4 Stars. Valet parking for R75.00 per day completes the hotel to perfection. A 4 minute walk to the V&A Waterfront gives a variety of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous efficient check in. Room facing over the V&A towards the Mountain with views off the balcony is just Heaven. The rooms are comfortable and immaculately clean! The staff are fabulous and this truly is 4 Stars. Valet parking for R75.00 per day completes the hotel to perfection. A 4 minute walk to the V&A Waterfront gives a variety of... More 

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Pine Island, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location just a two block walk to V & A waterfront along well-lit and safe streets. The breakfast buffet is outstanding, as is customer service. While it is not the Cape Grace or Victoria and Alfred it does not command their high prices, either, and is a bit nicer in my estimation than the adjoining Portswood. Best value on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with a group in this lovely hotel in January 2015. It is a beautiful hotel a quick 5 minute walk to the V and A Waterfront. The buffet breakfasts are really nice, and with a large selection. The pool is nice and the bar service excellent. The only issues we had was with the wifi in the hotel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This will be the 4th year we go back to the Commodore. The property is well looked after by the GM Roger Newton. He treats us like family, what a lovely experience. A short walk to the Waterfont where you can shop till you drop and eat to your hearts content. Wish I could spend an additional month there.

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Cheshire
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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 6 nights. Nice atmosphere and marine theme. Hotel is about 10 years old. Good breakfast (we didn't have the cooked) with nice tea (we are Brutish). The toast came in a little basket with a cloth cover. We had no trouble and the staff were helpful booking trips and a taxi. Room was serviced quickly and efficiently with turn... 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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