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Winchester Mansions

4.0 of 5 221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean hotel, courteous and helpful staff and a great location make this a good place to visit CT. We had a lovely quiet and comfortable room overlooking the courtyard. Certainly we would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, as originally from Cape Town, and am very pleased to have stayed at Winchester Mansions. Stayed for a few days ahead of Christmas, when Cape Town is very busy. Location made various parts of Cape Town very accessible, and being right on the sea front and promenade is great. Enjoyed the bustle of the bar on the... More 

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

We had booked six nights here from 29. December to 4. January (we did it in June 2014), but due to overbooking at the hotel, we were moved out to the Newlands the first tree nights. That caused us a lot of trouble because we had booked a table in Waterfront at new years eve, and taxi to Newlands at... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Firstly we would like to apologize again for the fact that we had to relocate you to a different hotel during your first 3 nights of your stay in Cape Town. We are very sorry about this, especially since this inconvenienced you greatly during NYE. Please be assured that moving our valued guests is always only our very last resort... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best little four star hotel in SA! The building is old, but has been redone very well. We stayed there for 6 nights and had a wonderful time. Our room was not enormous, but we had a big bathroom, a small balcony towards the back and the beds were very comfortable. If you want to have a fantastic... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your fantastic comment! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and our service. We do in fact have a lounge area directly underneath the bar with stairs leading to the lounge from the bar as well as from reception past our souvenir shop. This should have been shown to you on your arrival. We... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Cape town at beginning of 2015 stayed at winchester mansions hotel for 10 nights,stayed in room 307. All staff were friendly , very willing and cheerful, and could not do enough for us, although when they said I will attend to that soon there was sometimes a wait. The courtyard was perfect for breakfast. We also attended the... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. We are glad that you had a great stay in Cape Town and with us and are sorry that our staff did not always deliver what promised as speedily as they should have. We hope this will not stop you from coming back. We are constantly working on improving our service delivery and will... More 

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102 reviews 102 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a review of the brunch - not the hotel. What a wonderful way to start 2015! The courtyard setting is a delightful spot: peaceful and shady. I ignored the traditional breakfast buffet and tucked into sushi, smoked salmon, mussels and salads. My friends were happy with the bacon etc and then we saw the pastries. Oh my -... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

We can't wait to have you back for more of our ever popular Sunday Jazz Brunch! Please phone ahead to book to avoid disappointment, especially during the summer months. See you soon! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here with several friends and family, and it did the job just fine. Nobody was let down (one room was musty but the couple in question was moved). The New Years party was good and good value for money. The breakfast buffet is great and the pool is nice. Location is great (very easy to get to town,... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and our New Year's Eve Ball! We constantly check our room rates within the market place but certainly do take your comment on board. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great wellcome with friendly staff and a very pleasant stay. The softest sheets ever...and to our surprise we even had a lounge with a seperate reading room. We could open the large windows which are not obstructed by burglar bars and watch the paraglyders landing on the large lawn right in front of the hotel. Really recommend this hotel. Loved... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and left feeling that you can recommend us! We would love to have you back soon for another breafast in our lovely courtyard. More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from a 1 week holiday with my family at the Winchester Mansions. The setting is lovely, right on the promenade and with a beautiful courtyard overlooked by the floor balconies. I felt the whole experience was let down be the consistently slow and poor service we received. Although the staff are very smiley there is a... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are glad that you enjoyed our location, the setting, our rooms and housekeeping service. We would like to apologize for the Wifi issues you experienced during your stay. Unfortunately we had problems with our internet service provider. We are very sorry that the service you... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Winchester Mansions for Christmas 2014 / New Year 2015. The hotel is historic but well renovated and us sutuated out of the hustle and bustle of the City with fine views of the Atlantic rollers. The staff are very friendly and helpful with any request. Our junior suite was spacious , comfortable and spotless. The hop on... More 

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Bianca K, GM Assistant at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We are glad you had a good time with us and hope to see you again some time soon! More 

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Address: 221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, 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 — Winchester Mansions 4*
Number of rooms: 76
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