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The Commodore

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Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Glen Rose, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For Americans and Europeans, this hotel is a great value, nice accommodation for a very reasonable price considering it is an easy stroll from the V&A Waterfront, s big tourist draw. The bed and breakfast option offers a succulent breakfast; everything we would want save Eggs Benedict. Getting to shopping and eating is safe and easy, The Mount Nelson is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights after flying down from Johannesburg. Brilliant location being very close to the V & A Waterfront, great shopping, over 40 eating places and 2 minute walk to the Hop On Hop Off bus. Booked a Queen Executive room and I was pleasantly surprised at being allocated a room on the 6th floor with views... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although it's got the location , it's usually what happens inside that can make a difference. Sloppy check in and check out , and no issues in telling you it's your problem that they are drilling above your room when you've checked in and want to have a nap or make a call. Breakfast wasn't bad , although there were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great hotel - very close to the Waterfront with so much going on there. A fantastic view of Table Mountain - when it is not in cloud. Great service in the hotel - spent some lovely time in the bar and the laundry service was excellent. We did eat in the restaurant for dinner and sadly the service... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hotel, great staff and a great hub to hit any part of the Cape. Short walk across to the V&A Waterfront where there are great bars and restaurants as well as shopping and a great barbers. I would definately return with my family in the future.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best aspect of Portswood stay is the proximity to Waterfront. The first impression when I was driving in the Hotel was it looks secluded!!!. However after Checkin I went for a walk and I loved the feel and atmosphere near Waterfront. The Menu is limited however there are many options near Waterfront

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Thank S N
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stayed 1 night on business, so not an in-depth review - but certainly a place I enjoyed staying at, and would gladly stay again! Location: - It is literally just up the road from the waterfront, so easy walking distance to all the amenities that that has to offer. So very conveniently located. Room: - My room, on... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 the new refurbished room stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a review of the Casuarina Wellness Centre and not the Commodore as we did not stay, but only visited the Wellness Centre. * We were made to feel welcome with the mint infused water & Lindt choc on arrival * After that it didn't go so well - there was some confusion about our booking (package) and we... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. Please advised that the SPA is in no way connected to the Hotel except that they rent the space they occupy. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department More 

Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently placed within walking distance of the Waterfront . Taxi's into town easily accessed from the Waterfront. Lovely breakfast with a great variety of hot and cold foods. Great selection of fruits. Clean, smart and spacious rooms with modern decor. Warm and polite staff with a prompt room service. Second time here and definitely not my last. Great place to... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 

Beira
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Commodore is within safe and easy walking distance of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront which makes it an ideal location for visitors to the city. The staff is pleasant, friendly and very helpful. The Guest Relations staff deserve special mention, nothing was too much trouble for them. The hotel is undergoing renovations which didn't affect us. I am sure that... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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. The new rooms does a very nice look about it. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commodore

Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $104 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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