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Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were welcomed and made very much at home. A lovely hotel with very attentive staff. The breakfasts are out of this world, healthy options abound and lovely cappuccino coffees, service and consideration always. We found the free shuttle to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area wonderful every 30 mins. The concierge, Abdul was extremely personable and helpful with arranging... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was located in a great position to the harbour and there was a frequent scuttle bus to the waterfront. The staff were helpful, courteous and friendly. Breakfast excellent, dinner average only

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed there during a conference. All the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. They have a great Salon and gym. I loved the bed with the fluffy pillows and duvet. The meals served by the hotel was delicious and well presented. My room smelled of smoke although it is marked as a non-smoking room. That is the only reason... More

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an awesome hotel! We went there for my fiancé's 30th birthday celebration and what a pleasant stay we had! Florence Heydenrych (Guest relations manager) arranged for sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival. I can not thank you enough for your great overall service and the wonderful time we had at the Southern Sun Waterfront. Highly recommended!

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Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love staying at this hotel for business, couple and family trips. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well maintained. The hotel is centrally positioned with many attractions within walking distance. The room service is good and the breakfast buffet served is tasty and of good quality

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CapeTownJeff, General Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Alta B Thank you for your feedback We truly appreciate your comments and will ensure that they are shared with our team members for their information Warm regards JEFF ROSENBERG GENERAL MANAGER More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights on a business trip. The hotel is close to the Table Top mountain and you can view it from some of the rooms. It's about 5 minutes drive from the waterfront mall which is recommended for shopping and the dining options. The hotel has a feeder bus every 30 minutes to and from the waterfront... More

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CapeTownJeff, General Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Larry 7591 Thank you for your comments following your recent business trip Your experience is importnant to us and we really take the feedback from our guests very seriously as we strive to deliver service excellence Warm regards JEFF ROSENBERG GENERAL MANAGER More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great family hotel. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Very convenient location very close proximity to the waterfront and Cape Town ICC and a great base to explore Cape Town from. The concierge services were good. We were able to get discounted tickets to see Cape Towns main points of interest. Food was good.

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Dear Ashina R Many thanks for your feedback following your recent stay with us We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your experience at our hotel and we will certainly share your comments with all of our team members Warm regards JEFF ROSENBERG GENERAL MANAGER More

Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing staff willing to look after all your needs, clean and very comfortable rooms, great breakfast and dinner, good wi fi connection and great location walking distance to the water front. Good place to stay at for family holidays.

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CapeTownJeff, General Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Ahmedpandor1969 Thank you for your comments following your recent stay with us Your positive experience will go a long way towards ensuring that we will be able to encourage all of our team members to continue with our quest to achieve even greater sevice excellence Warm regards JEFF ROSENBERG GENERAL MANAGER More

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 nights at this hotel on the start of our African Adenture! The hotel is ideally situated about 10 minutes from the wharf with their complimentary shuttle service, which runs every 30 minutes. The rooms were modern and very clean, although fitting 2 adults and 2 grown children into one room is a bit tight! The breakfast buffet... More

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CapeTownJeff, General Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Paolo492 Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to advise us of your positive experience during your recent stay with us We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in Caoe Town and that we were able to enhance your memories in the " Mother City " Once again , thank you and we look forward... More

Somerset West, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent stay with my wife, daughter, husband and two almost teenager boys for the Saturday evening. Reception was excellent, the food of the best (especially the menu) and breakfast something to write about. We really enjoyed the stay with the Nederburgh Reserve Carbernet Saugvignon at only R80-00. Really worthwhile.

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Dear Jansteve_12 Thank you so much for your feedback We really appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your experience at our hotel Your comments assists us in our goal of striving for service excellence and we will most certainly share this with our team members Warm regards JEFF ROSENBERG GENERAL MANAGER More

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Address: 1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, 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 — Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#34 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central #35 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central #45 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central #45 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Wonderful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean assist in making the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town a preferred business and holiday destination. A mere 15 minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport, a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, this hotel is superbly located to offer every guest easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the quality and comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Offering guests a fitness centre, a pool and convenient meeting rooms and a business centre, the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town caters for all possible business or leisure traveller needs.Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The décor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp. Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.Unique cuisine and relaxed dining are just two of the many aspects that make this a simply superb dining experience to all restaurant guests. The Yizani Restaurant is inspired by everything local and isauthentically South African. Yizani translates as “Come in...Welcome” in Xhosa, and is perfectly appropriate in that this restaurant offers a world-class welcome that sets the scene for the experience to follow. ... more   less 
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