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Protea Hotel North Wharf

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No 1 | Lower Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Ranked #30 of 102 hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, great rooms, delicious breakfast and excellent service. This hotel is ideal for the perfect family vacation. We stayed in the two bedroom apartment which was very spacious for the four of us. It was close to the V&A waterfront and many other tourist attractions that we wanted to see. This hotel satisfied me and my family and we... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Protea North Wharf is well positioned between centre of town and the water front. Rooms have a nice living room, an open kitchen, two separate bed rooms, one with an en-suite bath room, as well as a separate bath room. The rooms are not only huge compared to most other hotel rooms, they are very attractively priced, and well... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear FvH2014, Thank you for an amazing review. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel North Wharf soon. Kind regards Leigh Morrison General Manager More

St Petersburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well appointed clean comfortable hotel with the amenities of a 1 bedroom apartment! I always stay here it's well located and perfect for business or pleasure! Close to many amenities including V & A Waterfront.

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Nenna_PD So great to have you back again with us in August We appreciate the possitive review! Safe travels and we trust its not too long until you are able to return to lovely Cape Town. regards, Leigh General Manager More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This holtel is in a great location and the hotel itself lovely. We stayed in the penthouse which is very spacious and has everything you need. I feel the service really let down our stay here. The staff were really friendly but didn't seem to have a clue. A couple of examples that spring to mind would be when we... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear David W Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We acknowledge that we dont always get it 100%. Please accept my apologies that we let you down on your stay in April. We hope that we have the opportunity to correct your impression and change your luck on your next visit to Cape Town. regards, Leigh... More

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed here pre cruise for 3 nights. The staff bent over backwards with information and service, they always had a smile to greet you. This hotel had a nice eatery opposite well located in cape town to icons which was easily accessible by taxi. Very clean organised lovely roof top pool ideal for families.

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear april g Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! Thrilled that we could set the scene for a lovely Cape Town experience with friendly hospitality. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and trust you had a fantastic cruise. Kind regards, Leigh General Manager More

Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stayed at the protea north wharf hotel and my experience from reservation to arrival and stay was superb. The reservation was made online and i was able to speak to the Manager and the apartment I reserved was the one I got upon arrival. Apartment was fully equipped for self catering and my daughter and I had a great... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Auduliman, Thank you for the compliments! We are glad that you and your daughter enjoyed your stay and time exploring all Cape Town has to offer. We look forwarf to welcoming you back "home" when you are next in the City. Kind regards, Leigh General Manager More

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We re-booked here for the spacious universal room but something was just a bit off this time around. It did not take long for smoke smells to permeate the apartment. Clearly some of the hotel guests do not abide by the hotel's non-smoking policy. The following day the apartment smelt as if it was located above a restaurant. On with... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Selena G Thank you for completing a Hot or Not card during your stay with us. We rely on GUEST feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to us, and we hope that you will be staying with us again soon.... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Joseph Campbell wrote "Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls." Staying here we had space / views / comfort and what felt like no walls. Even great hotels often give you a small space with a pretty view. The North Wharf offered more. The rooms or more aptly "apartments" are enormous, a large... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Vtro Thank you for your words of appreciation about your recent stay at Protea Hotel North Wharf. We are delighted to receive your compliments and we will certainly congratulate the STAFF for their exemplary service. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. Please feel free to contact me personally... More

London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
8 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Each huge 'room' in this hotel is a mini apartment, with kitchenette, bathroom, lounge and bedroom plus a balcony. It's clean, modern and, although not luxurious, it's perfectly nice for business and holidays. It's 5 minutes from the V&A Waterfront and convenient for everything else as well. Staff were excellent although those in the bar and restaurant were a little... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Capriwanderer Thank you for the compliments and great review! kind regards, Leigh General Manager More

Secunda, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was our second time staying at this hotel. The apartments are safe, clean, spacious and very comfortable. Housekeeping really keeps the place clean and do frequent checks throughout the day.if you are doing the Cape Argus cycling race, this is the best hotel as it is a walking distance to the start and close to the finish. Security staff... More

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GM-PHNW, General Manager at Protea Hotel North Wharf, responded to this review

Dear Zan2014 Glad you came to join us over the Argus weekend! Trust you had a great race. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for the 'high five'. Your comments are noted and thank you for the Fantastic rating. Kind regards, Leigh General Manager More

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Address: No 1 | Lower Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel North Wharf 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cape Town Central #25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central #29 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central #30 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central #34 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Protea Hotel North Wharf, Waterfront is a 4 star hotel within walking distance of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town CBD and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Its secure, central city location makes it ideal for conference, business and leisure travellers wanting to explore Cape Town and its surrounds. Even a beach holiday in Cape Town is possible from this ideal location. Offering luxury apartment style accommodation in the heart of Cape Town City in the form of spacious rooms and suites, the Hotel also has 2 Penthouse Suites with stunning views of the sea. All rooms have full self–catering options. Eat breakfast like a king at the North Wharf Restaurant, where a full English breakfast buffet is served daily. Light meals are also available during the day. There is also Col’cacchio Restaurant on our doorstep to serve lunch, dinner and room service, which is well known for their delicious pizzas. Bill back arrangements have been made between the hotel and Col’Cacchio for our in-house GUESTS. For those who enjoy their exercise we have a 24 hour gym as well as a pool on the roof top. ... more   less 
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