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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I just returned from a 12 night business trip in Cape Town. I usually stay at the Crystal Towers next door but thought for a change I would try out the Colosseum. The star rating is very similar but that is just about where any similarity ends. My overall impression was that whilst the staff were very pleasant and polite... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

After a very happy but tiring wedding day it was an absolute pleasure going back to our hotel. The room was amazing and had petals decorating the bed and sweet treats and champagne. It was the perfect start to our honeymoon and we felt so relaxed in our luxurious retreat. The breakfast buffet was delicious and the staff were very... More 

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

Hi Jessica Many thanks for the fantastic review. The staff and I are elated you chose our hotel to be part of your special day - thank you. We try exceed expectations and are glad we helped make your stay a positive and memorable one. We wish you a lifetime of happiness and may your future journeys bring you back... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The staff were incredibly helpful, there was nothing to difficult for them including lending me a computer mouse from the main desk when mine broke and I hadn't replaced it. The facilities are clean and of the highest quality.

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

Hi Bryan Our staff compliment is an undeniable asset to our hotel. One really can mix business with pleasure at the Colosseum and we hope your meetings were a stellar success. Thank you for the review - we look forward to having you back soon. Best, More 

Warminster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I spent more than a year in this hotel, I should say that the quality is very good. The view to the table mountain is excelente. All the people that work in the hotel are very kind and available to help wherever I had a problem even if it wasn't an hotel problem or issue.

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

Good morning Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves on not only offering chic accommodation with spacious suites, but also offering professional and friendly staff to ensure our guests have a relaxing and memorable experience. Your long stays with us are testament to the Colosseum Luxury Hotel being your home away from home. We look forward... More 

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stayed here in November 2014. It's a fairly short ride from the airport and near to our offices, so pretty convenient. Not so much if you want to go into town or the Waterfront. It is walking distance to a large shopping mall, which is really handy. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The room itself was set up... More 

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

Hi Alli Many thanks for the feedback and high review rating. The distance to Canal Walk Shopping Centre is indeed in close proximity to the hotel (the CBD & Waterfront is a 17 minute drive should you wish to pop into town) to satisfy any retail therapy urges.We have a great staff compliment and we are glad you found everyone... More 

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