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Reviewed 22 June 2012

We stayed at the Capetonian for 2 nights after wedding before leaving the country on honeymoon. The size of the room was average. We didn't feel anything special about it given we had just gotten married! The room was so hot and stuffy, and the air cons make awful noises that makes it a bit hard to sleep. The balcony...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Stayed here for my honeymoon in December 2011.... Knowing that we were a honeymoon couple there was nothing special done by the staff.... The room given to us was very average and with the view of the parking lot.... There are some shops behind the hotel where you can buy some basic amenities.... The good parts were that there is...

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1Thank akhillawyer
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2012

i have stayed at this hotel before purely because of price and location. the hotel is comfortable and clean. the staff are very warm and accomodating. the rooms are comfortable and spacious. the breakfast buffet is extensive and caters to most needs of travellers the ambiance is pleasant and the venue clean. i do think that the exterior could do...

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Amman
Reviewed 16 June 2011

The only advantage of this hotel is that it is near to the conventional center where we were exhibiting. The hotel is old, very old room ... the hotel is still living the mid 80's

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1Thank AlAAZAGHA
Israel
Reviewed 16 February 2011

Some of the rooms have nice view to the Table Mountains, some - to the rear of the parking lot. Very good air condition, spacious rooms. The compressor of the A/C is located on the small terrace, making it useless. Dinner on 3 consecutive nights was identical - even the soup... Well located near the waterfront and convention center

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1Thank gioram
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 18 October 2010

The hotel is in no way to be considered as 4 star. The Facilities in the room were not even close to 3 star hotel leave alone a 4 star hotel. The rooms were too small and were not at all comfortable.After being out for the whole day we look forward to relaxing in our hotel room but this was...

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2Thank ankurgupta76
Kingston, UK
Reviewed 9 October 2010

I stayed at this hotel as part of a trip to the World Cup, so was obviously subject to the price hikes that happened during the tournament. The location was superb, with just a 5 minute walk to the busy Waterfront but also a 5 minute walk into central Cape Town and the cultural sights. A no frills business hotel...

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1Thank OsiM37
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 July 2010

1960s furnishings (if that), smelly, poor service, over-priced, wireless internet does not work in some of the rooms, abundant but low quality food, raucous parrot ifreely strutting in lobby, .....

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4Thank mojo2018babushka
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2010

We came here for the World Cup along with our very active one-year-old. First of all, we found the location to be quite central. There was even the big red touring double-decker bus station right behind the hotel. Took very little time to travel by public transport or taxi to the V&A Waterfront or to the Green Point Stadium. The...

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Shropshire
Reviewed 22 June 2010

We staye here during the world cup, the staff were very friendly and helpful, security was very good, rooms are comfortable but not stunning 4 star, food good, if not plentiful....I would say it is ideal for business or a base for sight seeing, not a family "chilling" out sort of place--No Pool etc.. but can't complain, have stayed in...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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Twelve-story hotel located near waterfront - 5 minutes from town center and 20 minutes from airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capetonian Hotel

Address: Pier Square, | P.O. Box 10, Gatesville, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €105 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Capetonian Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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Capetonian Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#66 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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