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Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Nice hotel, good advises from the frontdesk to discover the city,good place to go to Waterfront. But no shower system in the bathroom, only bath! If you want to refresh you, only possibility is to take a full bath. If you want to do a shampoo, only possibility is to dive/to submerge your head. Not very convenient for a such hotel...

Room Tip: Ask for a shower system in the bathroom in plus of the bath. Don't ask the 1246 room (no shower system)
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Thank MatFlat6
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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2014

Dear MatFlat6,

Thank you so much for your lovely comments on TripAdvisor.
We really appreciate all comments from our GUESTS to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding all our GUEST`s expectations.

Please accept my apologies for the bathroom situation - unfortunately the hotel has two rooms that are ecquiped with baths only. Out of the 191 rooms, we unfortunately allocated the bath only room to you.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Colin Naiker

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Reviewed April 11, 2014

As this was my husbands and I's first time in Cape town, we were very lucky to have stayed at the Breakwater lodge! The staff were so friendly and helpful. They always helped us with our transfers and suggestions for dinner. The rooms were nice, basic and clean, with a mini fridge and 2 safe's. The location was excellent! A nice, short walk to the Waterfront, which is where all the stores and restaurants are :) I would definitely recommend this hotel and stay here again. Thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank 2014Deraj
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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Dear 2014Deraj,

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback regarding your stay at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge.

It`s always good to hear that the STAFF was friendly, as this is what we strive to offer - Friendly GUEST service.

I hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Thank You & Kind Regards
Colin Naiker
General Manager

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Reviewed April 4, 2014

This hotel room was clean, compact but comfortable, and conveniently located at the V&A Waterfront. Buffet breakfast was very good, as was the buffet dinner. If you want to stay in a (former) prison, this is it. Staff were very helpful and friendly. We stayed 4 nights.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Dear iTravelkeen,

Thank you so much for your lovely comments on TripAdvisor.

We really appreciate all comments from our GUESTS to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding all our GUEST`s expectations.

I will convey your compliments regarding our breakfast & dinner buffet to our Chef.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Thank You & Kind Regards,

Colin Naiker
General Manager

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Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is right at the V&A Waterfront and quite safe to walk back and forth. The rooms are well appointed and has everything you need. A nice refrigerator, toileties and nice hot water. The buildings are a bit disjointed as it was once a prison and is not segmented with the hotel and the Business College.

The Breakfast buffet is really nice with just about everything that you would want. The staff is friendly, accommodating, and eager to help.

Room Tip: All rooms are situated nicely, there is not a good or bad one.
  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank VisaLady
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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Dear VisaLady,

WOW, Thank you so much for the lovely, positive comments on TripAdvisor, and I would like to personally THANK YOU for taking the time to post your lovely comments.

GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure we know what our GUESTS experience regarding our services and facilities offered, to be able to not only meet, but exceed your expectations every time you stay with us.

Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future!

Kind Regards

Colin Naiker
GENERAL MANAGER

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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Hotel room was pretty basic but nicely decorated and clean. Morning buffet was ok. Hotel location is a definite plus - located near the V&A Waterfront with more shops and restaurants than we had time to visit during our four night stay. Hotel is also near the terminal for popular HOHO bus routes that travel around city.

Room Tip: Rooms in Building C are in the same building as the restaurant and a little closer to V&A Waterfront.
  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank shakacruiser
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PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Dear shakacruiser,

Thank you for taking the time to review Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge.
We aspire to deliver contant great customer service to our GUESTS.

We look forward to hosting you in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Colin Naiker

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