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Portswood Road PortsWood Square, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8005 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of hosting a group at the Portswood Hotel prior to boarding a cruise out of Cape Town. The staff are very welcoming and highly efficient. The rooms were very nicely appointed and one’s every need was catered for. They also have...More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded January 26, 2018

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. Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

The hotel is well located within a couple of 100m of the waterfront and all that has to offer. Although the hotel was comfortable there are areas that would benefit from updating. The service was good but not too many smiley faces apart from the...More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded January 21, 2018

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. Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 10 nights. The hotel arranged airport transfers for us which was very helpful and booked all our trips. Breakfast was good. Comfy, clean rooms. There was a drought so couldn’t use the hotel pool however we were able to use...More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded January 21, 2018

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. Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

Reviewed January 19, 2018

Ports World is located in a great location just a short walk from the Waterfront area. The breakfast was fantastic and the staff was extremely welcoming. On our final day, they arranged to have a packed breakfast as our pick up was before breakfast opened....More

Thank Chelle N
Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded January 25, 2018

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. Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Portswood for 3 nights on our first visit to Cape Town. Location by the V&A was perfect for a first timer to Cape Town and getting around was Easy. I We moved for our first room as it was on the....More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded January 26, 2018

Dear Valued Guest We have noted your comments which has been raised with the Head of Department/s in order to ensure that corrective and remedial action is implemented. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Regards Gregory Wilson Guest Relations Department

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Romantic
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
102
Price range
$164 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
,
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
,
Portswood Cape Town
,
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
102
Price range
$164 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
,
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
,
Portswood Cape Town
,
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Traveler (189)
Room & Suite (146)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (11)
Amenities (19)
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Julie W
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Denise B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie, We did not park our rental there as we got it when we left. The car park appears to be underground and the road access was only for the hotel, so it looked pretty secure. The entrance to the car park was also in... More
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Glenys S
August 19, 2017|
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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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Preethi N
February 5, 2017|
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"we wereon the 4th floor..nice outlook facing the front..no traffic noise to worry you.."
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"Take a room on a higher floor - can see the water"
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"Table Mountain, Waterfront"
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"Rooms at back are quieter"
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