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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

After staying at the commodore I wonder if this hotel ever thought their employees about service and smiling. First we had to change room no smile, apologies or just a remark about the fact that we had this inconvenience Day after went for later breakfast .... We had to ask for anything twice and the food was doll and reheated.... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Dear Guest, it is with regret that we read about your experience at the Commodore Hotel, during your most recent stay with us. I assure you that what you described in your post / comments is not the standard we pride ourselves in. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience you have endured. I will appreciate it if you... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The main hall and dining room of the hotel have a lovely astmosphere, high vaulted ceiling and wooden beams. Breakfast changes slightly every day, with great smoked haddock, kidneys, and a wonderful array of fresh fruit, cheese and nuts - as well as the usuals. Pool small but nice - and location fabulous - a short walk down to the... More 

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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 the breakfast and your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Have just returned from my second visit to this hotel and the experience yet again has been brilliant. Cape Town is a fabulous city made even more special by the service we received at the Commodore. The staff in all departments of the hotel are some of the best you would find anywhere in the world. They are very helpful... More 

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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 will ensure that the staff are at their best with your next stay. 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 More 

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Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

As first time visitors to Cape Town we found the Commodore a great place to stay. The hotel is central - walking distance to the V&A waterfront which was a plus. The staff was friendly and courteous - the stand out Laurien who helped plan our free days by booking excursions and restaurants. The hotel also offers a driver &... More 

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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 glad that Laurien was able to assist you with your touring needs that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We arrived to Cape Town early am. Checked in within the hour. Our room was located at the back of the hotel, 2nd floor, with a top view of Table Mountain. Very spacious and clean. Comparable to a Marriot Hotel. Wifi included , also buffet breakfast. The location of the hotel is great, being a short walk to the V... More 

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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 to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Bucks, England
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

In Cape Town for a week in January 2015. Had a great holiday which was enhanced by staying at this well run but relaxed hotel. Very close to the V & A Waterfront, with staff that could not do enough for you. Our suite 4011 had wonderful views of Table Mountain, the World Cup Stadium and the Waterfront. The breakfasts... More 

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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 to welcome you back sooner rather than later. We will do our utmost to accommodate you in one of our suites again. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Ideal location . The staff are very friendly. Especially Coriolanus the bar and restaurant manger.. Abner the bar man is a true gem, full local information and makes a wonderful cocktail ! The breakfast is very good. The staff very attentive. The Concierge were very good in planning what to do in Cape Town and the surrounding areas. The pool... More 

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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. Please be assured that the staff mentioned in your response will be acknowledged. 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 More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 8 days and found the hotel quite nice and very convenient to area restaurants and shops. The staff is very courteous and the food at the hotel was also very good and well priced. The rooms are somewhat small but the hotel also has free secure WIFI which was very reliable.

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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 appreciate your comments regarding the staff. 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 More 

port talbot ,wales
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

we enjoyed our stay over new year ,the staff were friendly and helpful.The breakfast was very good and the room was spacious but we would have liked a better view of table mountain(but can't have everything) .the hotel is situated in an excellent position for all the amenities .the V&A waterfront was literally around the corner

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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 the breakfast and we will do our best to accommodate you in a room with a view of Table Mountain. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore... More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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227 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I enjoyed my stay at the Commodore. The concierge was extremely helpful in planning things to do in Cape Town as well as helping me book stays in hotels and bed and breakfasts along the Garden Route on the southern coast of RSA. I enjoyed the nautical theme of the hotel and restaurant. I felt very safe staying in the... More 

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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 the Nautical and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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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: €162 - €327 (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
Hotel Style:
#21 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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