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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is small and friendly. The receptionist skilfully booked us in at the same time as attending to some other very demanding guests, and kept smiling the whole way through. The room is a decent size and has a magnificent view of Signal Hill and the mountain. The location is very good, and is within walking distance to many...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear KathyN575, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed our hospitality while enjoying the breathtaking views our wonderful city has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with a colleague on business. The staff are friendly, rooms spacious and clean and the breakfast is ok. Very close to the V&A waterfront so ideal for eating and shopping. V good wi fi. Security is good with cctv coverage everywhere. There are a few nice restaurants a little way along Main Street and some really nice coffee...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Graham H, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am please that you found our service friendly and location ideal for visits to the V&A Waterfront and surrounding restaurants. We look forward to welcome you back on your next business trip. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay there. The hotel is very clean and It's close to most tourist attractions. Their staffs have very good customer service. Lesley, a receptionist, was very helpful. He's a very good guy.

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Tobi w, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our service helpful. I trust that our central location will help sway your decision to came visit us again soon. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Johannesburg
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A very nice hotel located centrally and close to the Waterfront, restaurants and transport. Hotel rooms and clean and the staff friendly. Hotel parking a little tricky but safe. Rooms were not too small and even have a small kitchenette and bar fridge. Lounge in rooms spacious with flat screen TV and DSTV available. Nice views from all rooms.

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear John P, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased that found your room spacious, staff friendly and facilities accessible. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The location of this hotel made it perfect for us. It's just over the road from the v&a waterfront. Because it shares the building with a college it makes it quite a different hotel experience but if you don't mind different then it's very pleasant. The room was big and overlooked a peaceful garden. You have to pass through the...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Batopham, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to sharing your comments with the team. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a little less than a week and had a great stay. The rooms are lovely, with a nice kitchenette and all the kitchen items you might need. The couch in the room was big and comfy. Lots of space to live and work in. The best part was the view from the balcony! Great view of...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Shmevie, Thank you for writing your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that our rooms catered to all your needs. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed for four nights. This hotel is close till Waterfront and we hade a beautiful view over the Cape Town Stadium. Close to some good restaurants. Friendly staff att the reception and good parking. Easy to drive in and out, not that busy traffic. The pool was not heated but ok.

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Johan J, thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our location ideal to explore the surrounding areas. We look forward to welcome you back soon. King regards ConradJ General Manager

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A smaller Marriott hotel, The Cape Castle, is an ideal hotel at a reasonable price. It is only about 20 mins walk to the Cape Waterfront. We did the walk about 10 times and although safe during the day, I would strongly advise taking a taxi at night. The staff made our stay very enjoyable. The bedroom came with a...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear John R, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased that enjoyed your stay while appreciating the view and walks to the V&A Waterfront. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Conrad

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Arrived in evening and stayed for just a night. Very helpful staff at reception who managed to have a simple meal sent to my room although the kitchen had almost closed. Loved the view of the water (and waterfront). Spacious rooms. Well decorated. Would certainly return here again!!

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kunal M, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your short visit and that our team could assist with your requests. I hope that you will have more time to spend in our wonderful city on your next visit. Kind regards conradJ General Manager

Arlington
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Considering the cost, I can't complain. The room was actually really nice (though there was only one available plug and only one trash can--in the bathroom--which is particularly odd given that there was a kitchenette). Amenities are the biggest downside -- restaurant's offerings are modest, pool's dirty, no bar. I'd say about 50 percent of the staff is lovely, but...

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PHCapeCastle, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle, responded to this review

Dear Traveler_From_Va513, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you had a comfortable stay. I have taken special note of your concerns and will ensure that it is addressed with the relevant team members. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards ConradJ General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Cape Castle, a 3 star hotel, is every traveler’s home away from home. The ultimate in self-catering, the hotel comprises of 65 fully serviced luxury apartment suites. No matter which apartment you stay in, wake up to great views of the waterfront, city or mountain. The apartments comprise of an en-suite bathroom, a comfortable lounge (with sleeper couch for extra GUESTS or children), dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, a workplace for busy executives, air conditioning and satellite TV. Could you ask for more? In case you do, Protea Hotel Cape Castle features a rim-flow pool overlooking the V&A Waterfront, plenty of undercover parking and 24-hour security, photocopying, telephone, e-mail, limited free connectivity WIFI and internet. When you get tired of cooking pop down to the Tribes Restaurant which serves full English buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch and dinner daily. The hotel is within easy strolling distance of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the CBD, Green Point Stadium, sidewalk bistros and some of Cape Town's most exciting restaurants, pubs and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle

Address: 3 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Cape Castle)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $114 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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“Ask for rooms facing inland as they are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles KathyN575, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask if possible for a room facing either the mountain or the waterfront.”
 of 5 bubbles 334JohnP, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“higher the better”
 of 5 bubbles Gardengel-IoW, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was on the 7th floor”
 of 5 bubbles NomsaMhembiri, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have some views but may be noisy. Suggest level 2 or higher.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiE340, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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