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    The PortsWood

    PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (22)
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good49%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
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    Wheelchair Access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 February 2016

    Had a three night stay here. Although it looked a bit outdated from the outside, the rooms were modern and everything was perfect. We could not fault it. Breakfast was served inside or on the patio. Service was a little slow but no more so...More

    Thank Surreytraveller2
    Reviewed 7 February 2016

    Of course, if location matters, then it can't be any better than this. Easily accessed by cab from two separate routes from downtown (business district) Cape Town. The breakfast is pretty average with low quality breads, bakery items and beverages. While the front desk staff...More

    1  Thank NickTimepass
    Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

    Really happy with the hotel for our 3 day stay. Small but exceptional standard, all the facilities, very friendly and accommodating staff Very handy for the harbour & close the excellent Watershed retail outlet. Only minutes walk from all the restaurants & shops

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    Reviewed 4 February 2016

    Fantastic hotel in the heart of the harbor. Walking distance to some fantastic attractions. Staff are warm and welcoming. Reception were able to adjust a booking error immediately upon check-in. Special mention and thanks to Restaurant and bar staff Nathan & Theo. Room was clean...More

    Thank Amanda_LeeGoldCoast
    Reviewed 2 February 2016

    My hopes were high with The Portswood Hotel, especially having read many of the reviews here on TripAdvisor. Yet sadly my experience was not a happy one. However, lets start with the good stuff – the Location… the Location, the Location – sadly that’s it...More

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    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 May 2016

    Dear Valued Guest We have noted your comments which has been raised with the Head of Department/s in order to ensure that corrective and remedial action is implemented. Please be assured that this is not the Standard of Service we at The Commodore Hotel pride...More

    The Commodore
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    #43 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
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    694 reviews
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 141 - US$ 327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #44 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    • Cape Town Central
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    Response from Wendyp40 | Reviewed this property |
    The Portswood is across the road from shops and restaurants. This area is not gated but we walked day and night and felt completely safe. Lots of people around. Even had our clothes laundered in the arcade leading from... More
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