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Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Thank you to all staff at reception,check in,porters and breakfast room. my stay was so amazing.hotel is super clean , location is central..especially shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront , every 20-30 minutes to sand from.makes it so easy.no need to take your car and stress, rooms cleran neat and serviced well...only thing is beds are squeky and need to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a lovely hotel , staff are great always willing to go the extra mile , service is excellent ,food is amazing . best value for money . I would definitely recommend this hotel to anybody. Rooms are great nice and spacious

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here in the begining of July as part of a group tour. Got a welcome drink. Rooms are modern and functional. Good spread for breakfast. Free shuttle to the waterfront is a blessing. The long street where most of the clubs are located is just a short drive from here. Good for business and leisure.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Saju M for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the location of the hotel situated close to Long Street. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the feedback. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I travel to Cape Town quite a bit and this hotel has become my primary destination, as it caters for all of my needs. It is perfectly located near everything, offers great service and good value for money. The staff are friendly and the rooms are spacious and modern. There are some minor maintenance issues from time to time, but... More 

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, georgw370 for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We thank you for your return patronage and we are glad to hear that you find the hotel your destination of choice. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for your positive feedback. We look forward to many more return visits in... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place continue to create magical experiences for my family. We live in Cape Town, but continue to go back. You can even see that the staff love their jobs! They create experiences for children, the rooms have the most beautiful views, the gym and running/walking routes are awesome and the breakfast it a highlight. a real family holiday gem.... More 

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, philipnc2016 for the wonderful TripAdvisor review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you keep on coming back to the hotel. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback and recommendation. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well done to Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town...you have really out-done yourselves...from the moment you walk through the door...you can feel the warmth...great location, clean...value for money...you feel at home the rooms are clean....Well done!

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, lindiwel2016 for the great TripAdvisor score. It is a pleasure to receive such positive feedback from our guests, and we are glad that you could feel the warmth of the staff as this is what the hotel strives towards. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. We wish you... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I enjoyed stay at Southern Sun Water Front comparable to my previous experience at Southern Sun Cape Sun . Professionalism is always appreciated I’m definitely coming back to Southern Sun Water Front as long as they have a Room for me .

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, rofhiwagivenr for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the professional service received. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager More 

Randburg
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too impressed with the service in house. Room service takes too long. The dining experience was terrible. The food was cold, the salmon burned and the overall experience was terrible. Dining thereafter was external, and should not feel obligated to go out because of bad food experiences. Please correct both the above for a better experience.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, 141felicitys for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are disappointed to hear of the poor restaurant experienced. We have shared the review with our management team and we thank you for bringing the perceived short comings to our attention. Please accept our apologies for the poor dining experience as this is not of our... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking to stay on the Cape Town waterfront, you're not going to get it at the Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel. What you WILL get is a modern, well-run hotel staffed with friendly, helpful staff. From the moment we checked in until the moment we checked out, everyone treated us as if we were honored guests. Our room on... More 

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, stevie8 for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as our friendly and helpful staff. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback and recommendation. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience it is to stay in a hotel of this size, yet it feels cozy and personal! Attentive, well presented, friendly staff at all times looked after our every request and need. The rooms were spotless (with fantastic views) and bathrooms sparkled - the water pressure in the showers were fantastic! One can make an entire event... More 

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Derek N for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear of your wonderful stay with us and that you found the staff attentive and friendly. We thank you for the chicken burger recommendation and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonderful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean assist in making the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town a preferred business and holiday destination. A mere 15 minutes' drive from Cape Town International Airport, a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, this hotel is superbly located to offer every guest easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the quality and comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Offering guests a fitness centre, a pool and convenient meeting rooms and a business centre, the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town caters for all possible business or leisure traveller needs.Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The decor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp. Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.Unique cuisine and relaxed dining are just two of the many aspects that make this a simply superb dining experience to all restaurant guests. The Yizani Restaurant is inspired by everything local and isauthentically South African. Yizani translates as "Come in...Welcome" in Xhosa, and is perfectly appropriate in that this restaurant offers a world-class welcome that sets the scene for the experience to follow. Our Pool Bar offers daily cocktail happy hours - 2 for 1 specials from 17:00 to 19:00. Our Pool Bar is associated with official Brandy Urban Cocktail Route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Address: 1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $107 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town 4*
Number of rooms: 537
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central
Cape Town Southern Sun Waterfront
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town South Africa
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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