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wörthersee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

In the Lobby the have some beautiful photos of hotel rooms with a breath-taking view and very modern, stylish furnished. Therefore, you think the rooms in this hotel are like the photos. However, in reality, the rooms are 20 years old and a catastrophe. The room was much too small there was no way to but the ordered children bed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We stayed here a year ago and had a wonderful experience, but this stay was not the same. There were lots of small annoyances that, on their own, weren't major, but added up for an uncomfortable visit. The sliding glass door to the deck was almost impossible to open, the bath water came out orange from rust, the shower door... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Our self-catering apartment had leaking taps, dirty water coming from the taps, out-dated appliances and furnishings, and musty linen...we were then moved to a smaller hotel room and were not informed that we would be given 2 single beds, and the shower barely worked. Such a pity considering the stunning location and reputation of the hotel.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Dreadful. The hotel is 2 weeks from demolition to build apartments. Service is sad (no wonder) and the facilities are tired and unloved. Stay away. This old princess should have been left with her honor in tact and closed before now. Instead it's a shameful slide into sloppy and money grabbing last days. Overpriced and poor service.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Seems like we are the last few guests staying at the Ambassador as it was sold and at the end of the March will be converted into millionaire pads. So my best advise is to STAY away as the current owners are bidding their time and running the hotel on a shoestring. The views are fanastic but everything else was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Stayed in the Ambassador apartments for one week. On 19 February noticed the safe in the bedroom was open although it had been locked when we left. Money was stolen and the code was a 4 digit number. The safe had been overridden by internal staff who had access to the pass key. Also we did not know until we... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We stayed here for the weekend.When we arrived we received a lovely welcome.Good start.Our luggage was taking in the trolley across the road.Which i didn't realise because in the advert it said,,across,, but it didn't specify.But no problem.We were taking through the carparking under the apartments..And i started to have a bad feeling.It was dirty and rubbish everywhere.The lift area... More 

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Thank Katarina O
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Ambassador Scam. The ambassador hotel closes down end March. You are not told this when paying a rate for an upmarket 4 star hotel. Service and facilities barely warrent a 2 star rating. If this is what "Home from home" claim as quality service, this is the last they wil see of me, friends and associates. Not working: showers, WiFi,... More 

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Thank Chris H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

The location of this place is amazing. If it was any closer to the sea it would be inside the water. The views are breathtaking. Service very mediocre but we found that the location made up for it. The we stayed in the self catering apartments across from he hotel and we were pleasantly surprised by a clean room, decent... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Was really disappointed, went to spend our anniversary weekend there and found the hotel very run down, the room was shocking, so small, there were no curtains, only the thin curtain - the outside balcony was where all the outside aircons were placed and the noise was horrid! Service was very slow. We had to ask for water to be... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For guests who prefer a little “home away from home” we offer 28 fully equipped and serviced apartments. Most rooms have magical views of the Atlantic Ocean, whilst other rooms have views of the unique Lion’s Head Mountain. The fully serviced apartments are ideal for families, long stays and self catering holidays.The apartments are located across from the Ambassador Hotel and guests have the full hotel service available to them including room service, pool access and complimentary wireless connection for the duration of your stay.The 1 and 2 bedroom self catering apartments are comfortably decorated and are equipped with air conditioners, king, queen or twin beds, fully fitted kitchens and are serviced daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Self-Catering Apartments

Address: 28 Victoria Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $150 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Self-Catering Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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