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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the commodore hotel for 2.5 weeks during my study block at the UCT graduate school of business in March. Wow, what a great time I had. Great experience overall, staff great, food amazing, great service.!! Definitely coming back!!

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed every part of your stay and look forward to having you stay with us again. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Hotel has great service and rooms are of good quality. The staff make a tremendous effort. The location of hotel makes it if you want to explore the waterfronts restaurants and shops it is close and safe. Springbok museum with in 2 minutes for hotel. Breakfast excellent

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that we were the perfect starting point and that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Close to Waterfront without being subject to noise. Parking good. Hotel decent standard. Menu at bar and restaurant decent enough. Staff friendly and helpful, although sometimes a bit slow with service.

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The siting of the Commodore is a great benefit. It's quiet but the Waterfront is minutes away and so is the booking office and depot for the buses that provide a great bargain of two-day tickets taking you to a wide range of sight-seeing opportunities including the Botanic Gardens, Table Mountain cable car, sunset at Signal Hill and the city...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the different sights Cape Town has to offer. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Tavistock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2015

If you're looking for luxury then look elsewhere but we stayed here for six nights in March and were extremely satisfied.Room was comfortable & spacious with a great view of Table Mountain. Air conditioning unit was ridiculously noisy ,so much so that we couldn't keep it on at night. Pity as temperatures were quite high during our stay. Breakfast was...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope that the airconditioner does not tarnish your impression of the Hotel. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Lincroft, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Its bad enough that the temperature goes directly from lukewarm to scalding hot but the tub is narrow and curved at the bottom giving you a feeling of insecurity when you're standing in it. In addition to these problems, the glass bathtub screen goes only halfway across the tub and only reaches 5 feet above the floor. The result is...

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Somerset Wset
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We spent a weekend here for our anniversary and really enjoyed it. We booked one of the suite on the 5th floor which had a balcony with 180 degree views of waterfront. It was simply amazing! The staff were wonderful and gave a complimentary box of chocolates and bottle of wine for our anniversary. But the best part of this...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and please keep us in mind for your next Anniversary. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The hotel is quiet, well furnished and has a high level of customere service. The food is good (although we did not eat dinner there) and the bar well stocked. Although quiet, it is less than 5 minutes walk from the thriving V&A Waterfront with all its shops, cafes & restaurants. My only adverse comment is that the plumbing is...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and will definitely look at the plumbing issues that you had during your stay. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This is lovely hotel to stay at if you want to be close to the Waterfront - and if you want great views of the harbour and Table Mountain. Our suite was well appointed. The breakfast was varied and catered for most tastes. We loved the short walk to the Waterfront. We could park our car upon arrival and only...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

While staying here I was looking forward to writing this review as I thought the hotel was perfect for us. I liked the room, the staff were lovely and the location brilliant. 5 mins walk to the Waterfront and even less once we discovered the back way. We ate at here on our first night because too tired to go...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your overall experience at the Commodore Hotel, during your most recent stay with us. As I mentioned to your Husband in repsonse to his conmments two days earlier on Tripadvisor, together with some info and feedback on the reported incident, we take such copmments very serious as it helps...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commodore

Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €151 - €309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa
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#21 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Try for a room with a view out to sea!”
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“be specific in your request. i.e asking for walk-in shower”
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“Rooms 511 and 611 are nice corner suites with views of the waterfront and Table Mountain”
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