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13 Upper Portswood Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The rooms of this Bead and breakfast are a bit small and old. Unfortunately the rooms are also not very well maintained. Specifically the bathroom and the windows could use an update. The breakfast however was of good quality and the staff was friendly and helpfull. The location is good, but for a Bead and Breakfast with the name Port... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Relaxed. Accessible. Brilliant breakfast. Good rooms. I can easily recommend staying here for a chilled, easy going time in Cape Town. At this price really great value for money. You can walk to quite a few places around the corner, and at night it is quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I really enjoyed my stay at this B&B, it was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was enjoyable and the staff were very friendly and helpful. I think that this B&B is in a good location, because it is a close walk to the stadium so if you are coming to Cape Town to watch a sporting event or concert at... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

There is no parking. You park on the road. The outside is beautiful. This is a old house. They give you a room to stay in. It is very old and dated and very depressing to stay in. I would never want to book a place like this ever again. Very dissapointed. The breakfast is not even up to standard.... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Port View House was just what we needed - short walk to the V&A Waterfront, spacious room, free secure parking and Jason was the perfect host. The room was clean and there was plenty of hot water. Having visited in winter, Cape Town is cold, but our room was warm and if we had to complain about anything it would... More

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We needed a guest house close to the V&A Waterfront. The web site suggests that Port View is a "short walk" from the V&A - this is not entirely correct since it is at least 15-20 minutes away and not a walk that I would do at night. And that is exactly what we wanted - to be able to... More

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milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

PRO: the location, the structure is very pretty, the kindness of the owner, sufficiently spacious rooms, free parking, outdoor pool CONS: wi-fi malfunctioning, bathroom and bedroom are pretty much a unique environment, the front door is malfunctioning and at times when the owners are not there you may be out

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27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Fantastic hotel which has views over the harbour and ocean. Easy to get to from the airport with the new MyCiti bus service. The rooms are large, clean with a huge bathroom. Most have a balcony as well. Breakfast is massive and excellent.

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Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

First off have to say that Alek and Daniel, the two managers, were extremely friendly and helpful with any queries. Location brilliant and view from room amazing. Really comfy beds and pillows. Best sleep in ages. Towels and bedding clean but carpet in room disgustingly filthy. Never walked on it in bare feet. Absolutely revolting. Suspect room was neither vacuumed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011 via mobile

Outside area lovely with pool and decking area. Views of the port and sea are good from top two rooms. Location really good 15 minute walk the V&A waterfront and good distance to city centre. Double room was two single beds pushed together , bedding was clean and modern. Bathroom was clean but very dated and run down , shower... More

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Also Known As:
Port View House Hotel
Port View House Hotel Cape Town Central
Port View House Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 13 Upper Portswood Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Ranked #152 of 223 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
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