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“Great Location and Price”
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Adderley Hotel
Ranked #83 of 109 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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“Great Location and Price”
Reviewed May 6, 2014

We found the location perfect and central if you want to walk around central Cape Town and to the Waterfront. It also is close to the gardens which is good for leisure. Within walking distance to Long Street which is great for eating and drinking. Rooms were clean and very comfortable, and the staff were fantastic and helpful. If you want to leave a little extra money in your pocket I would suggest staying here, especially if you like to explore on your own. Taxis are easy to get at this location also.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Chris B
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, May 7, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the Adderley Hotel. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our guests.

We highly appreciate your feedback, and your recommendation of our excellent position in Cape Town. We would like to host you again on future visits to our beautiful city.
Please do not hesitate to contact me direct for your future bookings.

Kind regards

Dewald van der Berg
General Manager
Adderley Hotel
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were very satisfied with the hotel for the price we paid. It's in the central business district, about 20-25 minutes walk to the waterfront. Not great for going back and forth, but taxes were only about $5 each way. We walked during the day when it's safer and took the taxi back at night. Certainly much cheaper than staying at the waterfront.

The rooms were renovated quite well and spacious for what we needed. I like the fact that they had a fridge and microwave for leftover food. The only downside is that the windows let a lot of sound in and there was constant sounds throughout the night which kept us up. If you have ear plugs, then it's a great place.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ted C
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, May 7, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the Adderley Hotel. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our guests.

We highly appreciate your feedback, and your recommendation of our excellent position in Cape Town. We would like to host you again on future visits to our beautiful city.
Please do not hesitate to contact me direct for your future bookings.

Kind regards

Dewald van der Berg
General Manager
Adderley Hotel
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

The suite I stayed in was spacious, comfortable and incredibly affordable. The block itself is nothing special but you are a short walk over to the bars/restaurants on Long Street and are very centrally positioned to take a quick cab ride anywhere in the city. Stayed with a friend and our room was huge (king bed, couch, table, kitchenette, spacious bathroom) and the staff set up a roll-away bed at no extra charge. Don't go here for the food (didn't eat at the restaurant since there are so many other good options around), and the roof deck/pool is nothing to write home about (very small and looks over a busy city), but it's a great place to use as your home base while exploring the city and you get great bang for your buck.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Poppy510
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General-Manager S, Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, April 7, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the Adderley Hotel. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our guests.
We highly appreciate your feedback, and your recommendation of our excellent position in Cape Town. We would like to host you again on future visits to our beautiful city. Please do not hesitate to contact me direct for your future bookings.

Kind regards

Dewald van der Berg
General Manager
Adderley Hotel
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had a business lunch for 10 people at the Bowl Restaurant. There was no waitress and so the hotel receptionist did her best to help out for the hour until the waitress arrived. The food was mediocre and took ages to arrive. The food and the cocktails received were not as described on the menu and deserts were one serving short. When we tried to complain to the manager, we were informed that there was no manager on duty. I have since sent them a faxed complaint and e-mailed a complaint, but have had no response whatsoeve. What was supposed to be a special occasion turned into a disaster.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, April 1, 2014
Dear Janice

The Adderley Hotel, Cape Town certainly prides itself on exceeding guests' expectations, and we sincerely regret not achieving this on this occasion. Please except my sincere apologies for the inconvenience to you and your team. I can assure you that the matter has been addressed with the relevant manager and staff to avoid a recurrence.

I trust that the refreshments and flowers sent to your office was a great treat for you and your team and that we have restored your lost faith in the Adderley Hotel.

We do appreciate your feedback as it assists us in improving the service and product we have on offer to our guests.

With renewed apologies
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2014

The hotel is in a very nice (and safe) area, extremely close to the luxurious company gardens.
We stayed in the Junior Suite that was rather big with kichenette, sofa and raised bed and bathroom area. Worth mentioning that the bed was quite big and amazingly comfortable!
The staff were very friendly and helpful (but do not trust the car booking service they suggest, it's overpriced!), and the room was serviced even twice a day. Both the room and the common areas of the hotel were very clean and modern looking.
On the bad side, the pool is quite small and deep (1.8m), so you can neither swim nor paddle.
Internet was not free (but apparently they're updating the system to make it free soon), but decently fast.
Overall I would warmly recommend the hotel as a base to visit Cape Town!

Room Tip: We had a Junior Suite (203) that was very good, just a very slightly noisy since it was facing the s...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, April 1, 2014
Dear Afomis
We appreciate your feedback, as it assists us with becoming better at what we do. Your compliments and recommendations are valuable to us and we thank you for posting them in this public forum. Please do not hesitate to contact me direct the following time you are looking to stay in Cape Town – we would love to welcome you back.
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

We needed somewhere to stay for our first night in Cape Town because we were arriving late and didn't want to disturb the family that we'd be staying with. After our long journey from the States, probably anything would have sufficed, but I was pleasantly surprised by Adderley Hotel. The hotel is well-decorated, and it was clear that it had been updated recently. Our room was much larger than I expected, and the bathroom was also larger than your average hotel bathroom. I was also impressed to see a little kitchenette in our room. If we'd been staying longer, I'm sure this would have been great! Overall, our stay was very comfortable. However, I did take off two stars for a few small issues. First, our in-room AC cooled the room but was very loud and made some strange clicking noises that made it very difficult for me to fall asleep. Second, we wanted to make tea the following morning but changed our minds when we saw that our teapot still had someone else's old water in it. Finally, I saw a small roach in the bathroom in the middle of the night. Despite those issues, I'd stay there again if I needed a hotel in Cape Town.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank TravellingAmanda
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Dear Amanda
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The Adderley Hotel, Cape Town certainly prides them on exceeding guests' expectations which we have not managed to do 100%on this occasion. I have addressed these comments with the relevant teams. I invite you contact my office directly on your next planned stay in Cape Town.
With renewed apologies
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Checked into the hotel for a leisure weekend with my sister. We liked the spacious feel of our room and the extra toilet in the entry hall. Our room was facing Adderley Street and so we were pleasantly surprised at the noise-proofed windows in the apartment. The staff at the hotel is very friendly and helpful.

The only gripe we had was that despite putting a 'do-not-disturb' sign on the door, our room was accessed whilst we were gone as we found a light which didn't have a lightbulb suddenly having been fixed.

The location is great and a comfortable walking distance to Long Street, Kloof and the V&A.

Stayed February 2014
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Thank TSH010GP
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General-Manager S, General Manager at Adderley Hotel, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Dear TSH010GP

Thank you for taking the time to inform us know about your recent stay at the Adderley Hotel in Cape Town. We value your feedback as it assists us in becoming better in what we do. Our location is perfect for our guest as you are in walking distance of some of Cape Town’s top tourist attractions.
Please do not hesitate to contact the hotel when coming to Cape Town again.

Kind regards
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Property: Adderley Hotel
Address: 31 Adderley Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#65 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Hotel Class:4 star — Adderley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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