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Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

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hastings
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We stayed here at the end of a busy South African tour so was looking for a relaxed stay and we were not disappointed. The rooms are a good size for a large city hotel and the beds comfortable. Close enough to walk to the V&A Waterfront area the hotel also offers a minibus service which is useful for the...

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

Thank you, deborah r 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 and friendly staff. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you...

ZAR
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Had a wonderful stay, the staff were very nice to us and my hyper 3 year old boy, i would definitely recommend it to anyone who wishes to travel to Cape Town. I will also be back next year. Thank you for a good stay and your good staff

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

Thank you, 253shirleyk for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. It is a pleaseure to read of your enjoyable stay with us, and we thank you for the recomendation. We wish you well and hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Heidelberg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Relaxing and easy access to the Waterfront and CTICC. The hotel is also able to handle A large number of visitors to satisfactory of all who visited Cape Town. Parking space is also of high care from access to departure.

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

Thank you, PaulTsele for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found the hotel relaxing and that the location suited you. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back soonest. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The location, The service, Rooms, shuttles and the dinning experience, always exceptional. I always use Southern Sun Waterfront for all my business and leisure travel when in Cape Town. The facilities around the hotel like the swimming pool area also of the highest standard. The bar staff always willing to attend to your needs. The hotel staff always willing to...

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

Thank you, georgekF7396JI for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear of your return patronage to the hotel, and we are glad to hear that we consistently deliver great service. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future, and wish you well for your training for next year’s marathon. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office...

Durban
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We stayed here for the Cape Town Jazz Festival and I'm very glad we did. The hotel is centrally located close to the ICC and the V&A Waterfront. The bedrooms are fresh and modern, even though they are on the smaller side. The bathroom is spacious though. The staff is efficient, courteous and friendly, from check in to the restaurant....

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

Thank you, Lindiwe K for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. It is a pleasure to hear of the wonderful stay at the hotel during the Jazz Festival. As you found out, the hotel is well located, within walking distance of the Cape Town International Convention Centre, where the Jazz festival was being held. Your comments have been shared with the team...

ireland
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Beautiful glam clean hotel with such comfy beds.Lovely food with great choices.Very friendly staff. Only glitch was the dining room was too dark at night...difficult to see our food.It would be lovely to have a heated pool too ! A little entertainment in the bar at night would have been lovely. We highly recommend this hotel.

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

Thank you, mariemul for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and your points have been shared with the team in order to create an even better guest experience. We wish you well and hope to welcome you back to the hotel. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

gauteng
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Professionalism, welcoming and friendly staff all round all departments/areas you interact with. It is truly a home away from home experience. A special thank you to Florence, Reception, Chef Mark and Jeff you take pride and love your work you do and that naturally carries over when you deal with the public visiting your establishment

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

Thank you, 640charmainef for the wonderful words. It is a pleasure to hear about your enjoyable stay with us, as one of our goals is to create a "home away from home". Your words have been shared with the team, especially the staff mentioned in your review. We wish you well and hope to welcome you back to the hotel...

RB
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Good relaxing time. Well groomed staff, adn cleanliness of the rooms and the general building. Friendly and effective staff. Although it did not cater for early bird runners. something to consider gfor future

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

Thank you, n2kozo for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the cleanliness of the hotel. We are however surprised to hear that you did not find the catering for the Two Oceans runners, as the hotel had a carbo-load dinner in the evening before...

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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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • 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
  • Babysitting
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: $185 - $585 (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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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central
Cape Town Southern Sun Waterfront
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town South Africa
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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