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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whoever is making the scones is doing it great. Just a pity about the chicken stirfry drenched in soya sauce, no toasted cashew nuts, waiter attitudes and serving abilities. No teaspoons, cup and saucer do not fit and attitude of doing you a favour when a sticky teaspoon eventually arrives with the boiling milk when you asked for cold. It... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The historic and charming Winchester Mansions is a Cape Dutch style hotel dating back to the 1920s, offering stylishly elegant accommodation and a spectacular beachfront location. The hotel boasts an outdoor Courtyard restaurant encircled by palm trees and fountains, plus the very popular jazz brunches every weekend. A perfect location to enjoy watching the sunset over Cape Town with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is across the road from the glorious ocean known as Table Bay of Cape Town and is located in the preppy waterfront area. V and A Mall is a 5 minute drive and table mountains is a 15 minute drive. The hotel had an old world feel to it but was very well maintained, it also had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic hotel with very nice service. Very friendly, warm staff. The food is excellent. The breakfast is something worth looking forward to having. Reception has the prettiest girl in Africa...Just ask for one Lameez

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cape Town-based Winchester Mansions advertises the slogan 'a home away from home' and it truly was for me: a great location right by the Sea Point Promenade, lovely and clean room, friendly and attentive staff ready to help you with anything - I've definitely fallen in love with Cape Town and when (not if!) I come back one day, I'll... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely few days here. Staff were all warm, welcoming and helpful. The room was comfortable and spacious with a great view over the ocean. An excellent location with access to the V&A Waterfront and opposite the city sight seeing bus stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb staff very helpful,.nice hotel in a great area overlooking beach, close enough to Camps bay and V & A but both areas you need transport.Hotel provides free shuttle to V & A .Food is good ...if you fancy a light bite at the bar from the lunch menu you need to be hungry as they are huge portions.Bar staff... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first few days at this beautiful hotel made me think that I would be giving a 4.5 star review. Sadly however, that soon vanished. I will make one very important point first though. The staff working here are superb - friendly, helpful and always polite. The problem, which I must add is probably a one off, lies solely with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was like a home from home. Friendly staff from the moment we arrived. Linda joked with us at reception and kept smiling for the whole 5 days we were there. We had a family suite, which upon arrival had a complimentary bottle of wine and snacks and was very spacious. My some effectively had his own room and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay at The Winchester. I am South African born (grew up in Sea Point) and always loved the hotel. It is a gracious place, with a welcoming staff and excellent service. Harvey's Bar is a fabulous meeting place (locals are frequent patrons of the bar) and the view from the terrace is just gorgeous. It felt... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winchester Mansions is an iconic building on the seafront in Cape Town within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town International Airport. Free shuttle service to the Waterfront, free wifi internet access in public areas are standard. This landmark hotel offers classic elegant rooms, many boasting stunning sea views. Facilities include a heated pool, relaxing treatments in the Ginkgo Spa, signature dishes from award winning Harveys Restaurant & Bar as well as full service conferencing. Cape Town's most famous and longest running Jazz brunch is hosted at Winchester Mansions every Sunday of the year. The monthly Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery evenings draw large numbers of food & wine lovers and art aficionados. Winchester Mansions - Part of the Journey ... more   less 

Additional Information about Winchester Mansions

Address: 221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $111 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Winchester Mansions 4*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Winchester Mansions Hotel Cape Town Central
Winchester Mansions Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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