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Winchester Mansions

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #39 of 120 hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
nick r Bradford, United Kingdom
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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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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently stayed here with some work colleagues. Very nice hotel rooms. I had a suite with great sea views. I can recommend for anyone lucky enough to be visiting Cape Town and the surrounding areas. The staff are very accomodating. Breakfast choice is good.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first hotel of a two week trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, and we could not have had a better welcome to kick-start our holiday. Lovely sea views from the bar. Would highly recommend.

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

Good evening and thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad we were able to help you to have a great start to your holiday and hope that the remaining time will be equally as amazing! More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed it. Service is excellent, bar food is very good and it has a nice pool which doesn't get too busy. Lovely breakfast as well. They also offer a shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront which is an invaluable service. Will definitely try and stay here again if we come to Cape Town.

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

Good evening and thank you for your positive feedback. We would love to have you back and hope you will be able to visit Cape Town again soon! More

cape town
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is perfectly located on the Cape Town beachfront. Beautiful courtyard where you eat breakfast and food really good. This hotel completely lets itself down with service though. I would give them another chance but not in a hurry. I hope in time the hotel recognises that their service is currently their greatest downfall.

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

Good day, We would like to sincerely apologise that the service which you experienced did not meet our usual standard of excellence. Thank you for discussing your experience with us telephonically. Our service is as important to us as it is to you. We trust that when you take us up on our offer to remedy our shortfalls, you and... More

Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting South Africa has long been at the top of our " must do " list & we finally arrived, early morning on 9th March after a long, but comfortable, flight with British Airways, from London Heathrow, World Traveller Plus class. The extra leg room was a bonus well worth the cost, (although we do prefer Virgin) Table Mountain is... More

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

Good day, thank you very much for your kind and detailed review. Please be assured that we have spoken to our breakfast team to ensure that the hot breakfast buffet is checked on a more regular basis to acertain that all items remain adequately warm and are replaced regularly if they are not. We hope to see you again in... More

York, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location right on the Promenade, lovely looking hotel. Courtyard very nice for breakfast, as was the veranda. Front desk girls were very friendly and helpful, booked us tables at restaurants etc. Restaurant very nice and food lovely. Courtesy minibus to and from the Waterfront was very handy, and also took us to other places in town for a small... More

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

Good Day, Thank you for visiting Winchester Mansions and for your feedback. We are addressing the matters that you mentioned. We apologise that you were disappointed by the service and we assure you that we are equally disappointed that you did not feel as valued as what you should have felt as a guest – we assure you that this... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Cape Town for business for 10 days. It wasn't my first time to Cape Town, I'd enjoyed the city in the past, and was glad that work put me up in a more boutique-style hotel instead of the Westin, for example. The rooms are clean, the staff is nice, the location is great. However, over 10 days,... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i visited capetwon with my family and one sunday we had a very nice and relaxing brunch at winchester mansio. the jazz was really nice and the atmosphere quite festive but leger. the food was delicous and the service very friendly. to sit outside u have to reserve very early but also inside its nice and you hear the jazz... More

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

Good Day Lotti H, thank you very much for your positive feedback. Our Sunday Jazz Brunch is a weekly event that has been running for almost 18 years and it is nice to know that everyone still enjoys the lovely atmosphere, music and food. We hope to see you again soon. More

Guildford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had five days to spend in Cape Town - not ideal of course! Never having been before I selected a hotel from the BA Website and booked that way. It was a happy choice and I found the hotel excellent in every way for me. It is an older hotel, situated close to the city centre but directly overlooking... More

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

Thank you Ranald M for your flying visit to Cape Town and positive review. We hope that you will be able to stay longer next time you are in the Mother City to really be able to enjoy what this great City has to offer. Kind regards, More

Manchester
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I extended our honeymoon and booked to stay at Winchester Mansions. We requested a room with a nice view, which I accept is a request and not something we had paid for. We were told we had a very lovely room non smoking with a lovely view, perfect for honeymooners. Well the room stank. It was evidently... More

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

Good day, Although we never like to hear negative reviews, we are certainly open to feedback and we thank you for yours. In response to your feedback, we looked into the matters that you raised. We can confirm that we did not encounter any problems with water discolouration in the room that you made use of, nor did we find... More

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Additional Information about Winchester Mansions

Also Known As:
Winchester Mansions Hotel Cape Town Central
Winchester Mansions Cape Town
Winchester Mansions Cape Town, South Africa
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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#21 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#36 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Winchester Mansions 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Winchester Mansions is an iconic building on the seafront in Cape Town within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town International Airport. Free shuttle service to the Waterfront, free wifi internet access in public areas are standard. This landmark hotel offers classic elegant rooms, many boasting stunning sea views. Facilities include a heated pool, relaxing treatments in the Ginkgo Spa, signature dishes from award winning Harveys Restaurant & Bar as well as full service conferencing. Cape Town's most famous and longest running Jazz brunch is hosted at Winchester Mansions every Sunday of the year. The monthly Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery evenings draw large numbers of food & wine lovers and art aficionados. Winchester Mansions - Part of the Journey ... more   less 
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