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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge

    Portswood Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    “great location” (155 reviews)
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I have to place on record my thanks and appreciation to the staff of the hotel and restaurant as well. From the welcome to the cleanliness and freshness of the rooms, to the continuous smiles and greetings any time of day and night has to...More

    Thank DEVAN95
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Unfortunately my lasting memory of this place is the minuscule rooms and bed. Room would be fine if it was a single person traveling for business but not a couple with luggage about to start a 2 week trip around South Africa. I still can’t...More

    1  Thank InstaDub
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We booked accommodation in Cape Town at two sister establishments: Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, and Protea Hotel Cape Town Victoria Junction. Unfortunately, these were both very unhappy experiences. Firstly, the booking at both establishments were messed up, despite the fact that I...More

    1  Thank sandgroper1
    Response from PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear sandgroper1, Thank you for your review. It saddens us to read that we did not provide you with the best possible service. We are looking into the issues mentioned and doing everything we can to correct it as soon as possible, for you and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed one night at this hotel and found the family room to be pleasant with four single beds. The bathroom is shared between the two rooms in the suite. Nice for parents or grand parents traveling with children. The check in and out process was...More

    Thank EugeneCooper
    Response from PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear EugeneCooper, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your stay at our hotel. It is with delight that we read that you found our family room to be pleasant. Thank you for bringing the credit card issue to our attention. We...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The location is simply perfect, you can walk to the waterfront in just a single minute. Flair´s nice and the staff are outstanding. Helpful and friendly, they accommodated every of our wishes; what more could you ask for?More

    Thank evacateye
    Response from PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear evacateye, Wow, thank you for your fantastic review and the high five. Location is important when selecting your holiday destination, and we are very fortunate to be located in the popular V & A Waterfront. As you mentioned, we are situated within walking distance...More

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    • US$133 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #26 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    Max H
    23 November 2017|
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    Response from gdcall | Reviewed this property |
    We took a taxi from airport to the Protea hotel.
    13 June 2017|
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    Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
    Arrange with hotel.
    16 February 2017|
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    Response from Amina P | Reviewed this property |
    Sometimes it is best to call first because they might have an event that booked the restaurant.
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