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    The PortsWood

    PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good49%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    Excellent small hotel a short walk from the pier with shops, restaurants and the ferry to Robben Island, the island prison for anti-apartheid activists (including Nelson Mandela). Stayed one night in transit to Johannesburg. The staff is friendly, helpful and responsive. The rooms clean and...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Valued 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 Department

    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    Very comfortable hotel with lift access to rooms. Delicious meals that catered to all. Staff were lovely & nothing was too much trouble. Laundry service was exceptional. Wifi was excellent. 5 mins walk to amenities & waterfront with shopping centre. Overall a pleasant stay &...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Valued 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 Department

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    I stayed at the hotel 3 nights for work. The location was good, just a few flights of stairs above the V & A waterfront. V & A was completely safe and short 5 minute walk to hotel had security at regular locations. The hotel...More

    Thank Kate S
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Valued 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 Department

    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    Husband & I stayed at The Portswood for 5 nights at the beginning of May and we couldn't have asked for a better hotel to introduce us to Cape Town and South Africa. The location was excellent, five mins walk from the V&A, which we...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Valued 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 Department

    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    This was my 2nd stay at The Portswood - 1st occasion Aug 2016 (booked 3 rooms) and on 13/14 May 2017 booked 3 rooms again. The hotel is situated very close to the V&A Waterfront and very good value. All rooms were spacious and well...More

    Thank 36uplands
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Valued 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 Department

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$130 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    The Portswood is across the road from shops and restaurants. This area is not gated but we walked day and night and felt completely safe. Lots of people around. Even had our clothes laundered in the arcade leading from... More
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    "Have heard it suggested to ask for upper floor room. We were on the fourth (and top) floor. Was fine"
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    "If you can, upgrade to a larger room. Standard rooms are small."
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