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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 4 nights here. Its an old hotel but seems to be well maintained and the bathrooms seems to have been recently refurbed. A quaint courtyard where breakfast is served which is pretty good. In-house restaurant, Harveys is also worth checking out though service is a bit lacking at times. The in-house Ginko Spa, however did give one of the...

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Our stay at this hotel was for three nights, and we have been very happy with our room, and the facilities that it offers. However the two nights that we have used the bar at the front of the property (Harvey's) has let the hotel down. The service is appallingly slow to a point of incompetence, we waited at least...

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Hamburg
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have just been back with my film team and clients to the Winchester Mansions and immediately felt at home again. The team is so friendly and give you a wonderful warm embrace as soon as you enter the hotel, the little outdoor restaurant in the heart of the hotel and the bar and breakfast tables facing the ocean are...

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Laren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were for fifth year in row back in Winchester Mansions and see this hotel as our trusted holiday address in Capetown when it comes to quality of service and kindness (Special thanks for Thalia & Linda from the reception and Sjaheed "our shuttle driver" who offered the best service one can wish). Hotel exposes a casual, almost "Colonial" atmosphere,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay for the price. A bit touristic but warm and welcoming. Good service but a bit slow when high season (Christmas / New Years). Dated but fine. Nice court yard but a bit small. Great live music often.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Winchester is a historical landmark in Cape Town seaboard area. It is conveniently located on the (main) beach road - close to the beaches, CBD and Waterfront. The bustling Sea point promenade is literally across the road, perfect for early morning runs or lazy walks. The hotel bar , Harvey's, is a classy and popular sundowners spot to admire...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed four nights at The Winchester Mansions in September 2016. Our room was lovely and quiet. The restaurant delicious for both breakfast and dinner. The bar served great cocktails and the view from the front over the water just amazing. This hotel is located at Sea Point and is opposite a stop on the Hop-On / Hop-Off Tourist Bus,...

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Oldwick, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is really well located to travel around in Cape Town and area. It has a great bar in the front that looks out over the ocean. The restaurant is good and breakfast was excellent. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean, our room had an ocean view and we could see the whales from our window. The staff...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, courtyard is a wonderful setting flowers and water fountain a really nice feature. Had a lovely lunch with great food, service a little slow at the start however food made up for that. Room was a little pokey and I am really not a fan of the frosted glass door leading to the bathroom as...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

they have a nice restaurant, and the perfect bar, but the Patio is really nice, you can order pretty much everything there, drinks, food and enjoy the nice weather. Tamara is very friendly as well as the rest of the staff.

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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 

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Address: 221 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $180 - $485 (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
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#12 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Rooms towards ocean! And the higher the better - as those rooms are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Energyseeker, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms that we occupied (Junior Suites Sea Facing - 1st. floor) are somewhat dated, though very clean and offer all comfort that one may require for a luxury stay. Perfect beds and well shaped pillows for a good night sleep; a bathroom with bath and seperate shower complete "your little home" for your holiday.”
 of 5 bubbles 893steft, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had sea view junior suite lovely room”
 of 5 bubbles MartineI204, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suites have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles dgrace7222, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“324 balcony room lovely but has sloping ceilings”
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