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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Clean room with sufficient space. Only downside was the fact that the room did not come with an iron and board, and when requested a very shabby board and damaged iron were delivered, only to be requested back after about an hour before I was even able to use them. Breakfast was quite diverse, with fresh fruit, assorted pastries and...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2015

For our stop in Cape Town whilst touring RSA in September, our agent suggested the PortsWood hotel because my husband is a Legacy Hotel rewards member and there are two Legacy properties in the vicinity we wanted to stay in. The other property is the Commodore which is a bit more luxurious, but the PortsWood had a deal at the...

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Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were welcomed by wonderful staff with an easy check in. Our luggage immediately taken to our room. Everyone was friendly and courteous. The room had a coffee/tea station, in room safe, and chocolates delivered every night. Our room had a good view of the courtyard and the pool. The pool was a bit too chilly for september, but still...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Very comfortable room, friendly staff who were very accommodating with any request, food at the restaurant was very good and affordable. 3-4 minute walk to the waterfront for variety of shopping, cafes, day trips.

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Lovely hotel ideally placed for the V&A waterfront. Rooms were lovely, nice and clean and a good size. Staff were helpful and pleasant. Breakfast was extensive, and the dinners were tasty. Free wifi was fast and easy to connect to.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, the meals and the service. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

Steinbach, Burgenland, Austria
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The Hotel makes a good location for a start into South Africa. Direct at the Waterfront it is perfectly what you can expect. No loud traffic, very (very) nice and helpfull staff and a very good breakfast. Will come again!!

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to Cape Town and the Portswood Hotel. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights and loved it. Clean and comfortable, with friendly service. The buffet breakfast was top class, with lots of variety and interesting items. We especially loved the natural honey that was provided on a rack straight from the beehive. Top location, being an easy five minute walk to the waterfront, where there are numerous bars, restaurants, shops and...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The staff could not be more helpful. It was our wedding anniversary while we were staying at the hotel and the house keeping and reception staff went the extra mile to make our stay special . The breakfast had a really good choice of food and again staff were excellent It is near all the amenities and I will be...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you chose to spend your special occasion at the Portswood Hotel and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed at The Portswood for a 5 day trip to Capetown. The location is excellent for access to the Waterfront - literally 2 minutes walk. We found the staff very courteous, friendly and helpful and quickly got used to the complimentary valet car parking! Room was spotlessly clean and serviced daily along with a nightly housekeeping visit. Breakfast was...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you will be coming to stay with us again on your future visits to Cape Town. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 September 2015

A perfect hotel when staying in Cape Town and you want to be able to also walk places. With a few 100meters distance to the V&A waterfront it was ideal for our stay in the city and we enjoyed just walking over to have a few oysters and a drink. The place is clean, the staff friendly, and on warmer...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Portswood Hotel

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The PortsWood

Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 10,149 - ₹ 21,304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The PortsWood 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
Portswood Cape Town
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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