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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are simply to die for, location location location. The whole stay is designed around making the guest feel so so special. We booked the Robben Island suite which was a wonderful luxurious place to relax/sleep after either using the hotel facilities or experiencing the joys of Cape Town during the day. We experienced all the offerings we could... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was first class. This is because of the great location, services and most of all - the staff. Nothing is too much trouble and everyone smiles and is pleased to see you at all times. We used the hotel shuttle to arrive and leave, this was quick and comfortable and our driver was happy to give us good... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with lovely rooms. The staff really make this amazing though, so friendly and helpful. Hotel is in a fantastic location, has an amazing restaurant, bar and pool. Breakfast is delicious, plenty of choice and always fresh, was also nice to be able to sit in the courtyard every morning. Would love to come back and would recommend to... More 

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Thank Tam494
Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing rating and review! Our staff is indeed quite amazing and is the heart of our hotel, without them we would not be the success we are today. Thank you for your recommendation it is really appreciated. We do hope to welcome you back again in the very near future. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant stay. The layout of the hotel and the room is beautiful. The staff are very warm and friendly and very helpful. A wonderful place to stay with great access to the city with taxi service provided by the hotel to the Waterfront. City tour bus stops right outside the hotel

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Thank keironf309
Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate our hotel, we really appreciate your feedback. We are just so happy you had an enjoyable time with us and hope you will visit us again in the near future. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of four in two rooms - 304 and 324. Both these rooms were at the side and front of the hotel and had a veranda. Both rooms were very spacious with lounge areas separated from the sleeping areas. The cleanliness of the hotel and rooms was very high with attention paid to all areas. We couldn't... More 

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful rating and feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know what your experience was at The Winchester. I would like to thank you for mentioning our wonderful staff and for the name mention of Shaheed, he will be delighted to hear you were happy with the service he gave you. We do... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started our trip to South Africa by staying 3 days in the Winchester which were most enjoyable. We arrived a little early for check in but the staff were pleasant and could accommodate us straight away. Rooms surrounded a courtyard which added to the earthy ambience that encompassed experience. First night we had a wine pairing dinner which was... More 

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

I am very happy we were able to accommodate you earlier than expected, definitely a great way to start. Thank you for joining us for our 3G evening, it is always an entertaining event and our regulars look forward to the wine tastings and delicious food every month. I see you also joined us for our legendary Sunday Jazz Brunch,... More 

Community of Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Winchester was like a second home during the 3 weeks Business trip in South Africa. Nicely furnished rooms, welcoming Restaurant, hotel bar and breakfast possibilities at the magnificent, Green inner courtyard. The staff polite, helpful and very friendly. Just step out of the main Entrance and the Ocean is front of you. Perfect for a nice walk or jogging beside...... More 

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and kind rating! We are delighted to hear you had such a good stay at our hotel and appreciate your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back "home" very soon! Thank you for your support. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Winchester Mansions for 3 nights at the first of October, 2016. It was more of a "boutique hotel" than a resort. We stayed on the 2nd floor in a very large family room. It was wonderful to have all that space for just the 2 of us! Our room was not a 'water front' so it... More 

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate our hotel and for your kind review. We are so delighted you enjoyed your time at The Winchester and that we made you feel safe. Its nice to hear you took advantage of what Sea Point has to offer. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Winchester Mansions for five nights. Me and my wife loved it and our two kids, 4 and 6 years old, had a great time. We had a really great suite with a view over the Atlantic. Everyone in the staff was really friendly and helpful, but we absolutely love the drivers. Shaheed and co.They are great.

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

We are so pleased you and your family had an enjoyable stay at The Winchester. Thank you for mentioning our drivers, they are incredible at their job and take a lot of pride in doing what they do. I do hope you and your family visit us again, it was a pleasure having you here. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is steeped in history but the rooms are to a great standard while still in keeping with the architecture. 30 mins walk to the waterfront but not expensive by taxi. Staff are extremely friendly and the drinks in the hotel bar are not expensive. Great restaurants on the road which is parallel (up the hill) with great food... More 

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Murray N, Managing Director at Winchester Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate our hotel and for your feedback. We appreciate it so much when guests let us know what their experience was like at The Winchester. We are glad to hear you enjoyed Harveys Bar,the drinks and you received only the best service from our wonderful staff. We hope to welcome you back very... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winchester Mansions is an iconic building on the seafront in Cape Town within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town International Airport. Free shuttle service to the Waterfront, free wifi internet access in public areas are standard. This landmark hotel offers classic elegant rooms, many boasting stunning sea views. Facilities include a heated pool, relaxing treatments in the Ginkgo Spa, signature dishes from award winning Harveys Restaurant & Bar as well as full service conferencing. Cape Town's most famous and longest running Jazz brunch is hosted at Winchester Mansions every Sunday of the year. The monthly Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery evenings draw large numbers of food & wine lovers and art aficionados. Winchester Mansions - Part of the Journey ... more   less 

Additional Information about Winchester Mansions

Address: 221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $182 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Winchester Mansions 4*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Winchester Mansions Hotel Cape Town Central
Winchester Mansions Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“We were on the 2nd floor, it was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles JaneN56, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the ground floor which was ideal and very convenient”
 of 5 bubbles keironf309, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request either 301 or 324”
 of 5 bubbles ybaines2016, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For quieter rooms, get 'mountain view' (opposite of 'ocean front')”
 of 5 bubbles juleeb280, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try for a sea facing room, but all the rooms are beautifully appointed and extremely comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 234renep, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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