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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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      2 adults
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          USD 188*
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          Overview
          • Excellent45%
          • Very good40%
          • Average10%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 12 May 2016

          Staff make all the difference and they did not fall short of providing their best services. the Hotel was one of my best stay with great ambiance, quick service, comfortable and spacious rooms. The breakfast left me spoil for choice changing every single day. Hoping...More

          Thank CikuGacuru
          Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 14 May 2016

          Thank you, CikuGacuru for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear of your memorable stay with us, and that you felt the staff provided the best service, as this is what the hotel consistently strives towards. Your review has been shared with the...More

          Reviewed 12 May 2016

          When we walked into the hotel we were very impressed. From there on we received a consistently good service from very helpful staff. The stay was very comfortable, the rooms have everything you would want for your stay. Breakfast was excellent there was a good...More

          Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
          Thank AngienLaw
          Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 15 May 2016

          Thank you, AngienLaw for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are delighted to hear of your excellent stay with us, and that you received consistently good service. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. Kind regards Devon...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2016

          The hotel staff is very courteous and efficient. Amazing hospitality. Location is great as well. Almost city centre and close to Waterfront , car rentals etc. We stayed in the family room , rooms were on the smaller side. Little space to walk in the...More

          Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
          Thank aloksharma4
          Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 15 May 2016

          Thank you, aloksharma4 for the excellent TripAdvisor score. It is a pleasure to hear of your wonderful stay with us, and that you found the hotel well situated as well as the staff to be of a high standard. We wish you safe travels and...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2016

          Thank you for an excellent experience at the Southern Sun, Waterfront , the staff was so friendly and the breakfast was WOW. The room was so spacious, clean and cozy, the hotel is situated very close to all amenities and a walking distance from the...More

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          Thank 540sonyah
          Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 15 May 2016

          Thank you, 540sonyah for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. We are glad to hear of your excellent stay with us and that you found the staff friendly and breakfast of a high quality. As you found out the hotel is well located close to the V&A...More

          Reviewed 9 May 2016

          It was so refreshing to find myself amongst people who seemed to 'want' to be working and were not there because they 'had' to. Everyone was friendly, greeted me at every occasion and some even extended a hand whilst introducing themselves. The staff, seemed to...More

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          Thank Spookydicks
          Response from Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape TownResponded 11 May 2016

          Thank you, Spookydicks for the wonderful review. It is a pleasure to hear of your great stay with us, as your words regarding the attitude of the staff are exactly what we strive towards, and we are glad that you felt that we were delivering...More

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          About
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          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
          • Conference Facilities
          • Multilingual Staff
          • 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 115 - USD 331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #15 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
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 537
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          • Western Cape >
          • Cape Town >
          • Cape Town Central
          • Also Known As
          • Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central ,
          • Cape Town Southern Sun Waterfront ,
          • Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town South Africa
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          hi. we 2 families are there for 5 nights. young kids would like to swim.. am unable to know if your pool is temperature controlled or not..
          17 May 2017|
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          Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
          It was extremely cold when we were there so I do not think it is heated
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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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          "Pool view is best"
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          "further from the lifts the better; make sure you get a non-smoking floor"
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          "It is in the city, go as high as possible to avoid street noise. Great views all around."
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          "Upper floors are quieter"
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