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Southern Sun The Cullinan

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Cullinan Street | Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8004, South Africa
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Ranked #35 of 102 hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was only there for a single night, but would have loved to stay longer. The grand lobby is wonderful, with marble and soaring ceilings. The staff is attentive and very helpful. My room was smaller, but very well appointed. The desk next to the bed had outlets for all plug types. There are reading spot lights over each side... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very much enjoyed my 4 night stay at this iconic hotel. I felt completely safe in and around this location. The restuarant "The Peach Tree" has an especially wonderful breakfast and evening buffet. For snacks and more variety there is a "food court" about a 5 minute walk away. Service is more than just a slogan at this hotel, it... More

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San Diego, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel for 5 days in July 2014. The best thing about the hotel is the location: it is walking distance from the attractions of the downtown Cape Town and from the Waterfront. The public transportation and city tour bus stop is in front of the hotel. The airport is 15 minutes by taxi. It's hard to... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recently in Cape Town for a conference and chose to stay at the Southern Sun The Cullinan due to close proximity to the CTICC. I was so impressed by this hotel on every level. I arrived early morning from an overnight flight and had expected to wait until check-in time at 2pm however upon my arrival I was... More

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is unsafe in the sense that money disappears... Hotel staff come come to your room several times a day for no good reason. A maid comes and only clean the room , except vacuum cleaning. And then later, someone come to vacuum. And then, hours later, another or same maid comes for bringing in new towels, and then... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Cape Town for the Internationtal Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. I traveled from Greece for hours in the airplane, but the destination was phantastic. I would like to repeat it.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cullinan is located in the Foreshore a 10 minute walk from V&A Waterfront. The hotel staff in banqueting weather it be during breakfast, lunch (at the pool) or after work drinks provide exceptional service. The rooms although clean and well kept could do with a refresh for a 4 star hotel of this caliber.

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Paris, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a nice hotel, well located in Cape Town. Waterfront and downtown are at walking distance. Many restaurants at around 1km at very reasonnable prices at European standards. The people working there are helpful and courtuous, ready to support with advise on things to do. Unfortunately, everything (clothes and luggage left in the room) is inspected (probably only)... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cullinan in a family room with two double beds for my wife and I and our two sons. It was a great way to start our week-long road trip. We are locals and I always wondered what the hotel would be like to stay in and I can say we were not disappointed. It was great!... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pleasure to put up at The Cullinan during a recent business trip to Cape Town. It is a beautiful hotel, with great service to boot. The standard rooms are also quite spacious and well kept. The hotel is a walking distance to The Cape Town Convention Centre, which is very convenient if one is attending a conference... More

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Address: 1 Cullinan Street | Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8004, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun The Cullinan 4*
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#17 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central #23 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central #32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central #33 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Only The Cullinan Hotel offers views of all of the Mother City’s main attractions: Table Mountain, the harbour and ocean, the V&A Waterfront and the city skyline. Marble pillars and floors and lush furnishings, transport guests into a world of luxury complete with individualized four-star services. A pool and gym offer the perfect way to relax after a day of business meetings or sightseeing and the choice of bars and restaurants is sure to meet everyone’s tastes. ... more   less 
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