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    Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
    011 27 21 409 4000
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 5 nights on the Distant Journeys first Spectacular South Africa tour. Arrived after 16 hours flying from UK via Manchester/Heathrow/Johannesburg so tired and ready for a beer and a comfy bed. First impressions were OK - clean room and circulating areas, nice...More

    Thank David F
    Response from Pieter T, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 6 days ago

    Dear David F Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your stay in Cape Town. We are pleased to see that our facilities as well as our team members made your stay so much more memorable. Your concerns regarding the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Fairly spacious rooms with a wide choice of breakfast. Some of the staff do have a problem in understanding English which tended to cause confusion. Free shuttle service down to the waterfront which is handy and gives access to a variety of restaurants and attractions.More

    Thank mcq15
    Response from Pieter T, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 6 days ago

    Dear mcq15 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your stay in Cape Town. We are pleased to see that our facilities met your expectations. The team and I are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kindest regards...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel is good location- the hotel provides shuttle service from hotel to waterfront every half an hour. The in dining staff were so amazing. The chef is great. Finding accommodation should never be a problem when this hotel is waiting for you to book...More

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    Thank patrickn495
    Response from Pieter T, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 6 days ago

    Dear patrickn495 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your stay in Cape Town. We are pleased to see that our facilities as well as our team members made your stay so much more memorable. The team and I are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Good hotel very convenient for city & with shuttle bus to Victoria & Alfred waterfront. Excellent breakfast, nice rooms and lovely bathroom. No baths at the moment. Not hotels fault Cape town is running short of water. Shuttle bus runs every 30 minutes and always...More

    Thank Leven65
    Response from Pieter T, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Leven65 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your stay in Cape Town. We are pleased to see that our facilities as well as our team members made your stay so much more memorable. The team and I are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Everything exceeded my expectation, the view from my room was beautiful especially in the morning. Room service was very quick , comfy beds , clean linen and the hotel its self very beautiful and right next to the Victoria Wharf. Food was 100%More

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    Thank thuli_zungu
    Response from Pieter T, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 6 days ago

    Dear thuli_zungu Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your stay in Cape Town. We are pleased to see that our facilities as well as our team members exceeded your expectations. The team and I are looking forward to welcoming...More

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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$159 - US$334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #17 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    • Number of rooms
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    17 May 2017|
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    Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
    It was extremely cold when we were there so I do not think it is heated
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    10 April 2017|
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    Response from Jeff R | Property representative |
    Dear Travel F Regrettably our pool is not heated , but you are welcome to use the pool at our sister hotel next door , which is Warm regards Jeff Rosenberg General Manager
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    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Jeff R | Property representative |
    Hi Janette, Please contact our Duty Manager on +27 71 525 9067 or +27 21 409 4000 and they can arrange to assist you We look forward to welcoming you Jeff Rosenberg General Manager
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    "Hotel provides transfer to Victoria every 15 minutes"
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    "No advice , we were on the next to the top floor but the lifts were plentiful so no delay issues ."
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    "You need to have a room at least a few floors up or no view but the city."
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    "Packed breakfast is good if you have an early tour"
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