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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice hotel only 5 minutes to V&A waterfront and the Cape Wheel. All staff are friendly rooms are very nice and restaurant has a nice breakfast buffet and A La Carte dining menu. All the facilities available like any major hotel and are all well maintained. Hotel organised tours for my 4 days that was appreciated as was unsure... More 

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location, within walking distance of the Victoria & Alfred waterfront and all the restaurants and shopping in that area. The standard room is a good size with good amenities, but water pressure in the shower could be better. The variety of foods at breakfast left a bit to be desired for a hotel of this level. But what really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A real classic VIP treatment, beginning with an airport transfer. The chauffeur was very polite and dignified. At the hotel, we were made to feel very special, with all staff levels constantly checking up on us. Within a walking distance to V&A Waterfront. I will consider the hotel again for my next visit and I will recommend it to my... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As others have said the location is perfect, however on the map it still looks a good walk away especially if you want to get to the clock tower area. Be assured it is a 3 minute walk to the Ferris wheel and the clock tower is connected to the rest of the wharf via a swing bridge so only... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our 50th wedding anniversary and we were booked into a standard room, we found this a bit small but comfortable but when the lady at the desk found out we were celebrating our 50th anniversary she upgraded our room free of charge. This was so comfortable and we throughly enjoyed our time there. We went out and came... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent several days here enjoying and visiting the Cape area. Beautiful hotel! The service was amazing! From the extensive breakfast, the waitstaff and nightly turn down service, I was thoroughly spoiled by the end of my stay here. I even fell ill one of the days that I spent here, and the staff went out of their way to help... More 

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New York, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best part is the hotel's location. Otherwise it is a very good (not exceptional) hotel. Most of the staff has been very accommodating (one or two exceptions) during my five day stay. The biggest downside is the coffee in the restaurant --- maybe the world's worst! I have traveled all over the world and never found coffee this disgusting. My... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and always ready to help with anything from where to shop, where to eat meals, things to do, sights to see. The staff hade calls to confirm our tours knew where to pick us up and what time they would be there. The rooms were nice, the meals were very good. the proximity to the... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department. More 

Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is perfect if you want to stay in the safe area of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town! Breakfast is good; musky, yoghurt, fruit, eggs (any kind), standard English breakfast, bread, coffee (any kind) and juices The rooms are nice and clean, and the staff is super nice!

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a small but very comfortable room here. The staff were exceptional, nothing was too much trouble and the location was great it is so close to V and A and the scenic hop on off buses. We were there for 3 nights and the lobby was a comfortable place to sit for half an hour while waiting for... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. We will look into the Newspaper issue. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The PortsWood

Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $113 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The PortsWood 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
Portswood Cape Town
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#40 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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