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Colosseum Luxury Hotel

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Corner of Century Way and Century Boulevard, Century City 7441, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Colosseum)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights in the Colosseum during our SA holiday and could not have ben happier. The hotel is well located for the Century City mall, about 5 minutes away on foot, and 20 minutes by car from Central Cape Town. Our room was a 2 bedroom suite with a balcony, very well furnished and wonderfully comfortable. We had... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't leave this hotel without missing it. The staff makes you feel at home. Rooms are very nice. The Penthouses are extraordinary. The area where it is located is very nice, great restaurant options, Shopping Mall at walking distance. Awesome hotel!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 star all the way- very efficient and friendly and helpful reception staff. Fabulous room, fabulous breakfast, had room service the one morning. Everything very professional and of a high standard. Very well situated, close to Canal walk. will definitely stay there again.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we decided to change up our preference for self catering apartments in Cape Town this visit. A family member suggested staying close to Canal Walk Mall allowing us ease of access to the mall and Downtown Cape Town. Our party included two adults and two children and we decided on the Colisseum's two bedroom self catering apartments. A few... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I recently stayed at the Colosseum Luxury Hotel for a week on a business trip and found the hospitality out of this world. The staff was very professional and always willing to help. I'd definitely recommend this hotel to any traveler seeking a hotel within 5 min walk from Canal Walk Shopping Centre.

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Kyle D, Marketing Manager at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Matsepe Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our staff thrive on positive feedback, and we try go above and beyond our guests expectations - thank you for the acknowledgement. Our close proximity to Canal Walk and quick drive to the city centre and airport make our hotel sought after. Thank you again for the review,... More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Very nice room, with a reasonable view. Comfortable, and very neatly kept. Breakfast was good, with eggs cooked to order and not in the buffet. I found the complex lighting system hard to pick up - they are dimmer switches but do not look like it. Good location, relatively easy for getting to the office, and very easy to get... More 

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Kyle D, Public Relations Manager at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Many thanks for the fantastic review - the staff really do thrive on positive feedback! You have mentioned a number of our hotel highlights and we are all elated you had a positive, memorable stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next visit. Keep well, and travel safe. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at this hotel on the first night of our honeymoon. Room was spacious and lavishly made up. This hotel will be perfect for the business traveller. The only criticism is the lack of sharpness of the staff in general. My wife was told that they don't replace your cutlery during breakfast servings, which we found amusing.

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Kyle D, mar at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Many thanks for the great review. The team and Colosseum feel privileged to have played a part in making your honeymoon a positive and memorable one. And we have taken note of your feedback, this has been addressed with the Operations Team. We wish you both a lifetime of happiness. And we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Hotel was great location not to Canal Walk. We had an executive room which was very generous size though quite funky in decor. Didn't use the bathtub that was actually in the bedroom, but more than happy with everything else.

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Kyle D, Public Relations Manager at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Irene I hope you are well. Many thanks for the review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay - we let all staff know when we receive positive feedback, and this will be no exception. The close proximity to Canal Walk Shopping Centre is a big plus - we are sure you managed to get some retail therapy... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Return stay at the Colosseum. It is clean & comfortable, the staff are professional. The junior suites have great layout with bath alongside the bed and closed off shower & toilet. The Colosseum lacks the minimum amenities of hotels of its ranks - sauna, steam room, pool & fitness room. It is still great for short business trips.

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Kyle D, Marketing Manager at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Thank you very much for the review. We are glad you had a positive experience with us! The Colosseum has positioned itself to be a strong 4* hotel, that offers a number 5* grading requirements rather than being a mediocre 5* hotel, so we are elated you enjoyed the room layout, and we will be sure to give... More 

Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a great time at this Hotel. It is very close to an awesome mall. We had dinner at the restaurant and the food was great. The management was very helpful and got gluten-free bread for our buffet breakfast. The rest of the buffet breakfast was nice with a wide variety. The room was grand and had everything we... More 

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Kyle D, Marketing Manager at Colosseum Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jacques Many thanks for the fantastic review. Our staff thrive on positive feedback and we will be sure to let them know about your review. We are very lucky with our location - 2mins walk to Canal Walk Shopping Centre, 3mins to Ratanga Junction Theme Park, 15mins to the airport and 17mins to Cape Town CBD. That being said... More 

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