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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

I would definately stay there again when I pop into capetown next time for business. Its proximity to the waterfront makes it delightful stay as you have a spread of ameneties to choose from . The only bain was I could not get a queen room and as tall as I am the twin room was most uncomfortable. The front...

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed here for 2 days at the end of a tour of SA. It is a fair way from the city centre but only a 10 minute walk to the bustling waterfront area of Cape Town. Our room No 240 was huge with 2 single beds, a sofa, coffee table, desk & chair, safe and fridge. It also had...

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Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 20, 2015

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

For the full regular rate it's a bit over priced but if you book through one of the international sites & get a discounted rate go for it. Very clean place with a good free breakfast a really close to the waterfront. Free wifi and they can organise an airport shuttle (at a cost)

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MRG46, Thank you for the review. Your feedback on Trip Advisor is much appreciated. We look forward in welcoming you back again soon. Regards, Colin Naiker

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Arrived shortly after 9.00am after disembarking from a cruise. We hadn't requested an early check-in but the front desk did all they could to accommodate us on arrival and we were in our room within a couple of hours despite numerous other guests arriving early from the same cruise. They also extended our check-out by a couple of hours. The...

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Solent07, Thank you for taking the time to write your positive review on Trip Advisor. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and found our location to be of great benefit to you. We look forward to welcoming you back ‘home’ again soon. Regards, Colin Naiker

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I Went to this hotel for a two day conference at the same venue I flew in from london that morning as they knew from the booking but unfortunately I could not book into the room until 2pm I asked if there was any way they could accelerate my room availability to freshen up and unpack into new clothes The...

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike Ogilvie, Thank you for taking the time to write your constructive review on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize most sincerely for your disappointing experience concerning the check-in procedures. Please know that your concerns have been taken to heart and addressed with our Front Office Manager, who has taken the necessary action to avoid such inconvenience from...

Johannesburg
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

In walking distance from the V&A. Staff were friendly,helpful and efficient The porter told us that the hotel used to be a prison. Fun fact. Rooms were clean and fresh. We really enjoyed our 2 night stay.

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fun loving lulu, Thank you for taking time to write the review. I will share your compliments with the TEAM. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Regards, Colin Naiker

Liverpool
Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights at the beginning of a 2 week road trip around the Western Cape and had no complaints whatsoever. We had arranged for the hotel to pick us up from the airport and they were there waiting for us after our long journey. The check in staff were friendly and efficient and had us checked in...

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Spainlover Liverpool, WOW! Thank you so much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! I would like to personally THANK YOU for taking the time to post your amazing comments. We communicate all our comments to our STAFF and Management and your comments left us all motivated and smiling. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near...

Swakopmund, Namibia
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Although the rooms are on the small side, it's clean, well equipped, the staff is friendly and the location superb. The best to me is that the hotel uses no plastic bottles for water, but instead refills great looking glass bottles - also for conferences. Thank you for reducing harmful plastics - and the water tastes so much better from...

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Falcora, Thank you so much for your lovely comments on Trip Advisor. The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge is a proud member of the Heritage Environmental Management Programme. We are committed to reducing the impact that we have on our local environment. We really appreciate all comments from our GUESTS to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding all our...

Tonyrefail, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Positives:- Good location, easy to find, ample on site secure parking, good selection at breakfast and views of table mountain. Unfortunately this is where the positives end. Negatives:- Emailed the hotel group before our holiday to ask about early check in/late check out and to request no feather pillows in the room due to allergies. Received a reply from the...

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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steve R, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. I was disappointed when I read your comments, as this is not the service and standards we are always proud to offer. Please accept my sincere apologies and I will definitely follow up and correct these concerns with my Management and STAFF....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a rich piece of history balancing modern-day comfort when you stay at this hotel right next to Cape Town's fabulous V&A Waterfront. Just a minute away from restaurants, theatres and shops, the hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of the V&A Waterfront and 25km from Cape Town International Airport. The hotel is also near all the main routes to the beaches, mountain walks and city hotspots as well as the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and Cape Town Stadium. The hotel is closely linked with the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business and features 18 conference venues, four public lounges, gym, SPA, business centre, 24-hour secure parking - 250 parking bays, airport transfers, laundry service. The hotel boasts with 191 modern environmentally conscious rooms with standard rooms, business suites and family units. All rooms are equipped with minibar fridge, free uncapped WIFI, tea/coffee facilities, air-conditioning, LCD flat screen TV, telephone and laptop-friendly electronic safes. Stonebreakers Restaurant offers a la carte & buffet menus daily in a relaxed atmosphere with magnificent views of both the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain. A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages is available from our full service bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge

Address: Portswood Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $113 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Breakwater Cape Town Central
Breakwater Hotel Cape Town
The Breakwater Hotel
Protea Hotel By Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge South Africa
Hotel Style:
#25 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#48 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#54 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Make sure you are in the main building. Ask for a view of Table Mountain”
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“Try to stay in the "A" building.”
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“Ask for a room at the back.”
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“Rooms higher up overlooking the waterfront are much better. Rooms at ground level have no views and are claustrophobic.”
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“Courtyard view was quiet and perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Brina58, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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