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Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge

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Bunbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

You could not get a better place to stay in Cape Town for a reasonable price. Ok the beds and rooms maybe on the small side ok they are. However its location , its unique layout far out way the size. You are across from the hop on hop off depot, the aquarium, the dock for Robbon island, down the... More 

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

Dear Wendy066, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to post your lovely comments on Trip Advisor. We communicate all our comments to our STAFF and Management at our morning meetings and your comment left us motivated and smiling. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure we know what our GUESTS experience regarding our services... More 

Reading, England
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is my second stay here and it was just as good as before. The rooms are quite big with nice bathrooms and beds and each time I have been lucky enough to have a view of table mountain from the room. The location is great as it's right by the waterfront and the hop-on/hop-off bus stop. I didn't eat... More 

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

Dear Garyddd73, Greetings from sunny Cape Town and thank you very much for your kind review! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your compliments and look forward to welcoming you back HOME again soon. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker More 

Mt. Kisco
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is difficult to rate because your room location makes such an important difference between a bad or a good rating. As others have said, this hotel is in a wonderful location. A short walk to V&A waterfront, where there is plenty of dining, shopping, water tours, etc. There is also a large ferris wheel to give you a bird's... More 

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

Dear VAtravels_12, 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 your room. 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 re-occurring. Once... More 

Windhoek
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed her for four nights and had two business suites booked on a Bed & Breakfast Basis. The room’s spacious and clean, bathrooms are nice as well. After the first nights rest, we had so much back pain from the very, very bad mattress that we had. I complaint at reception and asked them very nicely to please change... More 

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

Dear Jorn D, Thank you for taking the time and posting your comments. 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 for the inconvenience caused, and I will definitely follow up and correct these concerns with my Management and STAFF. I... More 

Accra, Ghana
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Our entire holiday from PE down the coast had been one of excellent hotels and B&B's and we expected nothing less of this one. We booked in for 3 nights and after the first wished we had chosen another. The setting is perfect in proximity to the V&A waterfront, but that's really all that's "grand" about it. The room was... More 

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

Dear BerniePowell82, 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 at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. Please know that your concerns have been taken to heart and addressed with my Management and STAFF, who has taken the necessary action to avoid such inconvenience... More 

adelaide, south australia
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

spent a night in this hotel. location near the waterfront good, and room adequate. However, very poor service. We asked 3 times for an iron and ironing board...promised each time and did not arrive! This is meant to be a training hotel...pity the hotels getting the graduates! Also, our prebooked hotel van for a transfer to the railway station was... More 

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

Dear Jimboadelaide, Thank you for taking the time to give feedback regarding your stay at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our GUESTS expectations, and without comments, we would never know when we are doing right, but more importantly, when we are doing wrong. I take... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stopped here for 4 nights. Superb location just a stones throw from the waterfront. The rooms are clean and modern. Staff are great and really helpful when booking trips or needing advice. Nice bar area and fun to walk through the old prison part. Would recommend stopping here

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

Dear Stodnfrench, WOW, thank you for taking the time to post the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure we know what our GUESTS experience regarding our services and facilities offered, to be able to not only meet, but exceed your expectations every time you stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Had lovely stay in CT at the Breakwater lodge. It's 5 mins walk from the v and a. Room small but value for money. The expensive commodore hotel next door does a great breakfast for walk ins. So stay at BL and breakfast next door.

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

Dear BrendaLond, Thank you very much for the lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in such a great location within walking distance of the waterfront and the V&A area. The staff arranged all our tours and activities with pickup at our hotel. There was no need to visit a tourist office. The hotel looked after everything. They reserved restaurants for us and paid attention to every detail. I highly recommend this... More 

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

Dear Binnie2, Thank you so much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure we know what our GUESTS experience regarding our services and facilities offered, to be able to not only meet, but exceed your expectations every time you stay with us. We are looking forward to welcome you back in... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Since Protea is managing this property it changed it´s face drastically. Stylish, new, clean, upmarket, good location, free parking, good food, great service. Teamwork seems to be a big element at this accomodation - you can feel the spirit. Breakfast at "Stonebreaker" is beyond what you expect at a property of this budget-oriented focus. Baie lekker! Would always return again!

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

Dear Wisebuddah, Thank you so much for the lovely, positive comments on Trip Advisor! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your compliments and we look forward to welcoming you back HOME again soon. Kind Regards, Colin Naiker General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • 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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: $98 - $193 (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:
#24 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#48 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#54 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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