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The PortsWood

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Stayed here 3 days over christmas. Location is fantastic right by the Waterfront and over the rosd from the sightseeing bus stop, which i would recommend to tourists as it takes you everywhere. The rooms are clean with good facilities and comfy bed. Im a well travelled person but i really don't think I've had a better buffet style breakfast...

Thank LyndaLou7
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We arrived at the airport in Cape Town and were approached by an older man in uniform inside the airport offering a taxi fare to the above hotel at much cheaper than we expected. A good trip. Traffic was very heavy and we took quite a while to reach the hotel. We arrived at 11.30 a.m. and room (not surprisingly)...

Thank avidtraveller
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stayed for 9 days in this hotel. I cannot praise it highly enough. It was extremely well run with wonderful staff and a most friendly disposition. We upgraded ourselves as we were staying for 9 days and it was well worth the extra money. Room (Suite) 301 was very comfortable, well appointed and gave us the extra space we...

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 7 January 2016

stayed 3 nights here in November before a cruise . the hotel is in a great location , just turn left from the front door, go down some steps in the car park & across the road is the Waterfront & the V&A marketplace , the Hop on & Hop Off bus terminal & the Aquarium are all there before...

Thank godzilla_oz
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Well sign posted when driving, free underground car park, shame the ground floor room had no view, the place is modern clean. Being next to the reception we could hear any noise in the night which included jingle bells until 4am when i ask them to turn it off. Staff keen to help, breakfast very good choice,

Thank Malcolm2509
Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the suit but everything is poor like a pension. Poor rooms, breakfast, service. Unsufficient workers. One smile only in reception. One elevator for everybody. Halls like a prison. Only one thing location for waterfront. İf you want to spend your time and really incridible money for them stay and get crazy.

Thank igkaradol
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The hotel is situated about 2min walking from the Waterfront which is a wonderful place to visit. Is not far from Table Mountain and Kirstenbosch, the Botanical Gardens. The hotel is clean, room is spacious and bathroom is good with all facilities. The staff is very good, kind and helpful. Breakfast is really delicious. The only point down is the...

Thank Pati R
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have been all over the world and this was the worst experience I've ever had. We had to change rooms twice (first due to being put in a dark room overlooking the parking garage and secoond move due to a broken AC in the middle of their summer). The staff were incompetent. The rest of my family stayed in...

Thank David T
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Best part about this hotel is its excellent location, less than 5mins walk to the VnA waterfront which has plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options. It is discreetly tucked away which means it isnt noisy, but yet feels like a very safe location. We were allocated a room on the ground floor overlooking the driveway which made us worried...

Thank Lingonberry P
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Had 4 nights here at the end of November. Spacious room, very clean, good breakfast and only 200yds from the Waterfront via steps. Didn't get chance to use the pool but it looked good. Would stay there again.

Thank Yorkshirewitch

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about The PortsWood

Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €114 - €264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The PortsWood 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
Portswood Cape Town
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Higher floors have excellent views and less noise”
36uplands, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Be mindful of noise if you are facing the entrance of hotel with buses arriving or departing early hours of morning.”
GWalker23, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view. Stay clear of 334, which is noisy and a long way from reception”
ozzie5melbourne, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“I was on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool - a bit on view but there is a shade on the window you can pull down.”
E8955KIsuet, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask that the room is thoroughly inspected prior to your arrival to ensure all electronics and plug points are working”
travel2008delhi, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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