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    The PortsWood

    PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
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    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed June 29, 2017

    We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our holiday and wanted somewhere very central so that we could walk to everywhere on the Waterfront - this hotel was just perfect for that. Having read other reviews, we opted to upgrade to a...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded July 3, 2017

    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

    Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here many times and always enjoyed it. Rooms are good, breakfast excellent. Avoid a room at the very end of the corridors (e.g. rooms 343) as you can walk a mile. What is this? When you stay for only 1 night, they put you...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded July 3, 2017

    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. Please let us know when you next stay...More

    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    I previously stayed in The Portswood in 2015 and again recently and I am happy to say that the service is still excellent. the Reception staff are friendly and efficient as are the other front office staff. The rooms are clean and the bed is...More

    Thank anitar978
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded June 23, 2017

    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

    Reviewed June 7, 2017

    We had a corner room on the top floor, a deluxe room, with great view of Table Mountain. A bit of a walk to the waterfront, but close enough to take in the sunsets. Felt very safe. The room had a great tub in it....More

    Thank lindaking
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded June 23, 2017

    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

    Reviewed June 5, 2017

    Excellent small hotel a short walk from the pier with shops, restaurants and the ferry to Robben Island, the island prison for anti-apartheid activists (including Nelson Mandela). Stayed one night in transit to Johannesburg. The staff is friendly, helpful and responsive. The rooms clean and...More

    Thank vernonb689
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded June 23, 2017

    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

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    • Pool
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    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • $187 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #44 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    Response from LeprekonVi | Reviewed this property |
    Belthazar and Willoughby - depending if you prefer meat or fish. But all the places in the Waterfront are excellent- don't eat in the hotel - walk a bit!
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    Response from Wendyp40 | Reviewed this property |
    The Portswood is across the road from shops and restaurants. This area is not gated but we walked day and night and felt completely safe. Lots of people around. Even had our clothes laundered in the arcade leading from... More
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    "Our king suites were large, bright and quiet - overlooking the pool courtyard."
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    "Have heard it suggested to ask for upper floor room. We were on the fourth (and top) floor. Was fine"
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