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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Winchester Mansions is in a good location and serviced well by the City Bus Tours buses that have a bus stop just across the road. The service in the bar area and reception was very good. It was enjoyable to sit on the terrace and watch the Para gliders coming into land on the lawns across the road. Our... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you have an ocean view from the outside restaurant, we preferred to be seated inside and it was nice and fresh to be in the Courtyard next to the fountain. The focaccia was nice and nice choice of wine by the glass; ask for blue if you wish rare cooked meat. The food had a good taste and... More

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Leicester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed from 4-11 November. As a single female traveller visiting Cape Town for the first time both friends and family had expressed some concern about my trip. They need not have worried. The hotel was fantastic and the staff can't do enough for you. My room was first rate, and the real coffee and cafetière was a real plus. The... More

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Merewether, NSW
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have had the good fortune to spend 3 days here, as part of her birthday present. This is a lovely traditional hotel, not bland business accommodation, and highly recommended. The reception staff upgraded us to the Robben Island Suite, with lounge, bedroom and 2 bathrooms, overlooking the beach - all very comfortable. Afternoon drinks on the... More

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Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Winchester Hotel is such a lovely hotel in an amazing location facing the sea. My husband and I spent 3 nights here and the best thing about this hotel is, without doubt its staff - they are so welcoming and friendly and very professional. The food is excellent particularly the breakfast and the dining room is facing the sea.... More

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cintimike
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, great food, location and service. An older hotel but well maintained. (Creaky wood floors were nice actually). Am told it's the only Cape Town hotel on the ocean. Wonderful views of the sea from from fronting rooms. Lively and safe feeling part of town. Good happy hour. Take their van to the harbor; their timely pickups were... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary. The staff were extremely welcoming and attentive. The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Overall an excellent experience. Brilliant.

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Volmoed, Western Cape, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked several months ago for a few nights at this hotel due to its position on the beach front & the'grand old lady style' of hotel. On arrival we were very disappointed to discover that they had messed up our booking & we were bumped over to another nearby hotel. The manageress who explained the situation was very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last hotel on this holiday, and we were lead to believe it would be the best. How wrong we were. Front of house very poor, rooms in need of a complete over haul, the whole hotel could do with a refit. The only good point was the possition of the hotel.

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

We are sorry to hear that our facilities and service did not meet your expectations. We do have a variety of rooms, some are furnished in a contemporary style and some in a colonial style which some guests might not like as much as the modern rooms. Due to the nature of the building most of our rooms are also... More

Borlange, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice old fashioned hotel with good sized rooms and a beautiful atrium yard inside the hotel. Nice restaurant with good food and very nice breakfast buffét. Even if the room had seaview, the sound from the traffic wasn't to disturbing.

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

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your room and what our restaurant had to offer. We look forward to having you back during your next visit to South Africa. 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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Winchester Mansions Cape Town, South Africa

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