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Southern Sun Cape Sun

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Strand Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bowie, Maryland
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139 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice lobby. Very friendly staff. Had a good stay in a comfortable bed. The rooms are clean, however the room furnishings are worn and tired. Bathtub/shower combo is a high step, may be difficult for anyone with mobility issues. Great breakfast buffet. Wide variety of items including delicious smoothies. A nice touch was the piano music at breakfast.

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear EventPlanner_71... Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. Your feedback is of great value to us and we are delighted that you had a good stay with us. I would like to take this oppertunity to inform you that we are in the process of a refurbishment... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Sun is one of the finest hotels in Cape Town. I'd return countless times to the same place. The view from the lifts is brilliant especially for those who land at night and itching to see Table Mountain only to find it in your face in the morning.

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear 62elijahm Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delighted that you find us to be one of the finest hotels in Cape Town and that you enjoyed your view of Table Mountain from your room. On your next stay you must try our sea facing rooms... More 

Wilmington, N.C.
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Southern Sun for three days on a Globus tour. The hotel is clean, bright and the staff was exceptional. The rooms are very nice and smoke free. There is a staff person in the main lobby elevator area to make sure that only guests get on the elevator and the room key must be used to... More 

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear Imatheny46 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delighted that you had a pleasant stay with us and found the staff to be exceptional as they always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive service. Looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit... More 

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

From exiting my transfer, I was welcomed with a smile and a friendly manner. All staff were excellent, concierge on arrival, check-in staff, in-room dining, even up to concierge when I left. Great staff

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear EstteMcGalty Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. I was delighted to read your comments regarding the excellent and friendly service you recieved from the staff especially concierge as they always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive service. Looking forward to welcoming you back in... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a decently priced hotel quite close to the city centre. Its a bit old but it has been well-maintained and the service of the staff is excellent. I stayed here as part of a group, and they handled the group very well. There are excellent views of the city or of Table Mountain from the higher floors. The... More 

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear Jackur Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Southern Sun Cape Sun. I was delighed to read that you found the service of our staff to be excellent as they always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive service. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here due to location for business purposes - it couldn't be better for business in the city. Aside from my room and breakfast, I didnt use any other facilities, but I am sure that if the room and breakfast is anything to go by, the other services would be as good

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear McAdamSouthAfrica Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delighted that you found all your business requirments met during your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Ryno D More 

India
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to southern sun, cape sun and my stay was as lovely as it was for the first time. The hotel provides shuttle services to v & a waterfront and back. Durning my first stay this service was free of charge. However this time we had to pay few rands per seat per journey. However it... More 

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear tejaswini91 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Southern Sun Cape Sun. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your second stay just as much as your first as our staff always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive service. We look forward to your third stay, hopefully in the... More 

West Palm Beach, florida
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42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was amazing and the hotel was very comfortable. Right around the corner was a nice square with local crafts and inexpensive shops and restaurants. The hotel had a shuttle to the waterfront which was very upscale and clean. It is a good thing they did as it is inadvisable to go out after dark in this area. We... More 

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear Lifeforetravel Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delighted that you had a comfortable stay and found the staff to be amazing as they always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive service. Looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place to be after a long days flight from Mumbai to cape Town via Dubai. Neat clean and the best part is very supportive and welcoming staff Rooms were good and the table mountain view was an icing on the cake

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear akshatts Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delghted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff to be supportive and welcoming as they always strive to provide our guests with a distinctive serivce. Looking forward to welcoming you back on your... More 

common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for 7days in January with a fee friends. It was fantastic.on a busy but nice kind of busy road. The valet was fantastic.staff at the front desk extremely helpful,akhmad and sharen. Décor was beautiful just perfect not too bright. The hotel had a beautiful and intriguing aroma to it was quite unique and nice. Rooms had an unbelievable view,but... More 

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Ryno D, Head Concierge at Southern Sun Cape Sun, responded to this review

Dear Gurudonsai Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. We are delighted that you had a fantastic stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Cape Town. Warm regards Ryno D More 

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