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Hoedspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Overall good stay. Housekeeping just kept on forgetting to clean our room and bring towels!! The aircon was very noisy and leaked water onto the carpet but maintenance could not find anything wrong. Reception and waiters were all very friendly and helpful

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, 9marisac for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and have shared your review with the management team to correct the points raised in your review. Please accept our sincerest apologies. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Devon Justus...

Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The hotel has a good location, walking distance to Victoria and Alfred waterfront on one side and downtown on the other side. The staying there was fine. I believe it is better suited for a business trip

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Cristina P for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel, close to the V&A Waterfront complex as well as the Cape Town CBD. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Very close to Water Front and some other sight seeings. All shopping places are also very close to hotel. it takes only 15 min to reach Cape town international airport so i would rate it very high. good experience.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, hassanasif81 for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the location of the hotel. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Marsberg, Germany
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was our third stay at the southern sun waterfront. The staff is very friendly and helpful in all sections. Some members recognised us from our last visit 6 month ago. The Hotel is located in walking distance to town on the one hand and even to the waterfront on the other hand. An additional complementary shuttle to the waterfront...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, mlange2015 for choosing to stay with us again. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us yet again, as this is the consistency that the hotel strives towards. We thank you for your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I stayed for about 3 days in the hotel, and the service was fantastic. From the service received by the receptionists, to the standard of the room. The only areas i have issues reside with concierge and internet usage.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, oluwasolasundayf for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and your review has been shared with the team. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

As usual, the service was excellent and did suites my needs; it's a second home for me. ideally located for my business trips (mostly against traffic during peak hours). The rooms are neat and so welcoming ! Dining experience excellent, the chef was willing to prepare meals to suite my needs fro the day. Bar service as usual, great.. The...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, tshikinyaamosm for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are glad to hear that you have returned once again and found the service to be consistently excellent. Your kind words have been shared with the team and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This hotel is exquisitely located to all the best that Cape Town has to offer from Waterfront to the Table Mountain. The rooms are divine and give you rest and quietness when sleeping. The cleanliness of the room is top notch and it just made our stay one of the most memorable one. My children loved it.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Themba N for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the location of the hotel close to Cape Town main tourist areas. Your kind words have been shared with the team and we thank you for the feedback. We wish you safe travels and hope to...

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

In a city that has a fair population of good hotels, Southern Sun Waterfront, delivers the quality of service that makes it an instant recommendation. No doubt that it caters for the average market so don't expect to much exclusivity, but it delivers on the basics very well. Breakfast is one of best spreads in town, and the bar area...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Shawn S for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the hotel's services and facilities. Your kind words have been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. We wish you safe travels and hope to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Southern Sun Waterfront is the best family hotel in Cape Town, I specifically liked the kids programme through Sun Kids my kids enjoyed every moment of it and the activities were brilliant, it was awesome. I also liked the way they catered for runners from power breakfast to the bus organized to get us to UCT,the food was great the...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, h0mbisamfor the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear that you and your children enjoyed your stay with us. During the school holiday the hotel ran a program for the children called Sun Kids which organised a range of activities to keep the children busy during their stay with us, and we pleased with the feedback received....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Calm retreat conveniently and centrally located minutes away from the CICC and the Waterfront. Exceptional service 24/7 and provides a spectacular and wholesome breakfast. Rooms are modern and refurbished but a tad small. Access to your vehicle is easy and stress free.

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Thank you, Mohammed R for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us during the Two Oceans Marathon, and as you found out the hotel is well located close to many of Cape Town tourist areas. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonderful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean assist in making the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town a preferred business and holiday destination. A mere 15 minutes' drive from Cape Town International Airport, a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, this hotel is superbly located to offer every guest easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the quality and comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Offering guests a fitness centre, a pool and convenient meeting rooms and a business centre, the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town caters for all possible business or leisure traveller needs.Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The decor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp. Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.Unique cuisine and relaxed dining are just two of the many aspects that make this a simply superb dining experience to all restaurant guests. The Yizani Restaurant is inspired by everything local and is authentically South African ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Address: 1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €134 - €325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town 4*
Number of rooms: 537
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Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central
Cape Town Southern Sun Waterfront
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town South Africa
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#15 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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