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    Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent43%
    • Very good41%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

    Heard a lot about the hotel as one of the preferred one in Cape Town. Taking that into account we made a choice of staying there for 4 nights. However- the check in process itself made us lose entire interest in the hotel. The receptionsits-...More

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    Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    Front Office Duty Manager Thank you, Sejal D for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. Please let us take the opportunity to apologise for the poor service received during your stay. We have addressed the staff concerned as well as shared your...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2016

    I stay at Sun hotels weekly and the Waterfront is one of my favorite. Rooms are modern, spacious and comfortable. The staff at the hotel are well trained and know exactly how to take care of the guests. I recommend for breakfast find out which...More

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    Thank you, Morne2015 for posting your review on TripAdvisor

    Reviewed 11 June 2016

    Staff and dining was good. Bathrooms are a little tired and could use some freshening up. Nice shuttle bus that runs every 30 minutes to the waterfront shopping/dining area. Location was convenient for the area.More

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    Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    Thank you, JSnook1 for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that the location suited your needs. Your review has been shared with the team and we wish you safe travels and hope...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2016

    Basics were done properly here and for me this is vital as i call these' attention to detail' which is meet and greet from the security at the parking bay, door man n porters greeting you with smile and offering assistance. Guest relations welcoming you...More

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    Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    Thank you, Vinnie3105 for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. It is a pleasure to hear of the excellent service received during your stay with us. Your review has been shared with the team and special recognition has been given to Nandipha. We are glad that you...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2016

    Very nice stay at lovely hotel, but despite it's name, quite a hike to the Harbor shops and restaurants. Helpful, attentive staff and central location makes this an obvious choice for many business travelers and the breakfast buffet and wait staff is outstanding. Light on...More

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    Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    Thank you, 752genes for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found that the location suited your needs. With regards to our wi-fi offering; the hotel offers 500mb per day and should our guests enrol,...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 132 - USD 309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #31 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    Travel F
    Hi can I ask if your pool is heated? We are booked for a stay next week with our 3 year old son and baby daughter. Many thanks.
    11 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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    JanetteGudgeon
    We arrive at Cape Town airport tomorrow, travelling from the uk, and are booked in to stay at your hotel for a week. Please can you advise on the best taxi company to use to get to the hotel?
    13 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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    AuntCarolyn
    My question isn't about the accommodation; rather, it is about what to wear. I'm from a northern, cold climate and am most comfortable in long pants and pullovers. Any pictures of people have dinner or walking through the lobby would be helpful. Thanks.
    11 January 2017|
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    Response from Makwe M | Reviewed this property |
    Cape town is presently experiencing warm weather with temperatures in mid 20's and higher. Casual wear is appropriate at the hotel, i.e short pants/skirt and a light top should do the trick with a light jersey for the... More
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    "Rooms on the east provided a view to the V&A Waterfront big wheel, nice view especially at night"
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    "Top floor, sea view and non smoking - it does not come any better ..."
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    "ask for rooms that overlook the pool, no road on that side"
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    "Room overlooking the entrance with view of mountains was fine but definitely not spectacular."
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