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Southern Sun The Cullinan

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room very clean and well appointed, very comfortable bed. Breakfast great except really hard to get staff to bring you a hot drink. Why not just have a tea/coffee machine for clients? Location is very convenient for the conference centre, just across the road

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The epitome of a 5 Star Hotel. The rooms are spacious and luxurious. Staff are very helpful and go the extra mile. There's also a lot of staff! at no point did i have to look for someone from staff. They are everywhere and always greeting with a smile. Food is fantastic and a bar by the pool helps after...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Cullinan is just across the street from the Convention Center, and 15 minute walk to the waterfront. Hotel rooms are a little dated. The key problem with the hotel is that I left my Rayban glasses inside its case and just realized after I got home that someone took the glasses and left the empty case in my luggage....

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South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access on / off the highway, very central to all tourist attractions! Opposite convention centre so perfect for conference attendees. Walking distance from V&A Waterfront. Comfortable beds, great pillows! Very friendly staff. Heated pool with a spa on site.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. It helped that I was cycling but uniquely the hotel staff and culture embraced cyclists their needs and their bikes. For cyclists to have your bike welcomed and valued is important and the Cullinan has worked this out. The staff could not be more interested, friendly and attentive. The breakfast was stunning, pool area and bar...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent two nights at this hotel. The location is right next to the convention centre and is easy to get in and out. The public areas of the hotel such as the reception look very nice. Front desk service was efficiency and pleasant. Buffet dinner had a great selection and the food was very well prepared. The rooms are a...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always The Cullinan has been the hotel of choice for many years. The service and experience at this hotel is awesome. Guest Services Team go an extra mile to make their guests comfortable. Highly recommended hotel.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful breakfast and a welcoming reception on arrival. Check-in and check-out very convenient and staff very were very friendly and helpful especially concierge. Room Service was very quick and sufficient. Truly a very memorable stay..... Will definitely return.

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Basingstoke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at The Cullinan for 2 weeks and can highly recommend it. The location is very convenient for access to the city centre (15-20 minute walk) and the Waterfront (a free shuttle bus was provided but it is easily walkable). The service was excellent, and the staff friendly and helpful, especially the reception staff. We had...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cullinan has unfortunately deteriorated and is no longer at the standard you would expect from this type of property. The rooms are not well maintained (coffee/tea not replaced, lightbulbs not replaced, no hairdryer, aircon broken)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only The Cullinan Hotel offers views of all of the Mother City’s main attractions: Table Mountain, the harbour and ocean, the V&A Waterfront and the city skyline. Marble pillars and floors and lush furnishings, transport guests into a world of luxury complete with individualized four-star services. A pool and gym offer the perfect way to relax after a day of business meetings or sightseeing and the choice of bars and restaurants is sure to meet everyone’s tastes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun The Cullinan

Address: 1 Cullinan Street | Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8004, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $203 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun The Cullinan 4*
Number of rooms: 374
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel Cape Town Central
Southern Sun Cullinan
Cullinan Hotel Cape Town
Southern Sun The Cullinan Cape Town, South Africa
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#10 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#28 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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