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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Portwood is part of the Legacy group and is ideally located for the V&A waterfront, being only a 5 minute walk away. We had an exceptional welcome when we arrived by all staff that we came in contact with which made us feel at home immediately. We were able to park easily under the hotel, with easy access to... More 

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Somerville, MA
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right next to the Waterfront, and an easy access to most of Cape Town's sights, the Portswood is a great place to stay. The rooms are nice and comfortable. The staff are incredibly accommodating and helpful - I couldn't have asked for better service. The breakfast is fine. I'd stay here again.

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cbun08
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is absolutely perfect. Although not much to look at from the outside, inside is really nice. The rooms are comfortable and clean. I will say the service in the restaurant is rather slow and you have to grab some one to get another drink or more coffee. Other than that I have no complaints but... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to the waterfront and smack bang in the ideal location to explore around cape town. 2 mintues to v & A waterfront with markets, shops and resturants! Really easy to get a taxi or an uuber to table mountain and things too. clean and tidy rooms with helpful staff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotels best quality is its location to the V and A waterfront. Thes rest is average. The room is average, the food is average and the service is average. If your expectaions are of a 5 star you may be disapointed. Look around for similar hotels.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was in a great location, across the road to the Harbour Square and all the shops and restaurants. Our room overlooked the pool area and was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good also, and we had a meal at night in the dining room. I would stay here again for the location.

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nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for the Waterfront and within a stones throw of the City tour bus stop it was a perfect place to base ourselves for our first trip to Cape Town. Great and friendly staff, especially the kitchen staff who served breakfast. Depending on where you are in the hotel we did find it a little noisy as we were... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in July 2016 for 4 nights. It's an ideal location to explore Capetown. The V & A Waterfront is steps away and has plenty of restaurants and shops, as well as the Aquarium. We had a great spacious room with large soaking tub and separate shower. It was perfectly quiet. We booked with breakfast included and the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The location of this hotel is great - walking distance to the waterfront and close to the CBD. The level of service is indeed excellent. The room was comfortable and perfect for a extended weekend stay. The breakfast was also of a high standard.

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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 

Shepparton, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at The Portswood Hotel in Cape Town. The hotel is beautifully appointed. We were greeted by friendly, helpful staff who responded very professionally when we had a problem with our booking. It was sorted and resolved quickly, offering us an upgrade due to the mishap. The hotel entrance is very inviting with a large well appointed... 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 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus 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: $161 - $261 (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
#41 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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