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Shepparton, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We loved our three night stay which enhanced our experience of the beautiful Cape Town. Ideal location if you dont have a vehicle, as you can walk to various key locations, including the VA waterfront and Robben Island ferry. The key thing we loved about our room was the balcony view of Table Mountain...wow. Breakfast was great in wonderful setting.... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 the lovely view of Table Mountain from your room. We hope to welcome you back soon. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

This hotel is situated in a prime location, near to the hustle and bustle of the Waterfront without being too close. What more could you ask for.... There were various issues we had upon arrival. We arrived as a group and had our bags marked with stickers and permanent marker- fine if they are writing on the sticker, not so... More 

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Abuja, Nigeria
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

This hotel was located in quiet environment while being a stone throw away from major tourist attractions like the boisterous and charming Waterfront, the aquarium and bus tour office. I found it particularly great that it was almost next door to the University of Cape Town where I had a one week program; I literally felt I had the best... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 Commodore Hotel More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

A group of 12 from Oman and some other countries stayed for 3 days in the hotel . Our bookings and rooms where ready at arrival with no less than 4 check -in assistants. Our luggage and vehicle where taken care of immediately. The rooms are clean and practical. The lift is a little slow and not so new. Breakfast... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 the group enjoyed their stay. We hope to welcome them back sooner rather than later. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the commodore hotel for 2.5 weeks during my study block at the UCT graduate school of business in March. Wow, what a great time I had. Great experience overall, staff great, food amazing, great service.!! Definitely coming back!!

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 every part of your stay and look forward to having you stay with us again. Nabila Ebrahim Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Hotel has great service and rooms are of good quality. The staff make a tremendous effort. The location of hotel makes it if you want to explore the waterfronts restaurants and shops it is close and safe. Springbok museum with in 2 minutes for hotel. Breakfast excellent

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 we were the perfect starting point and that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Close to Waterfront without being subject to noise. Parking good. Hotel decent standard. Menu at bar and restaurant decent enough. Staff friendly and helpful, although sometimes a bit slow with service.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 Commodore Hotel More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

The siting of the Commodore is a great benefit. It's quiet but the Waterfront is minutes away and so is the booking office and depot for the buses that provide a great bargain of two-day tickets taking you to a wide range of sight-seeing opportunities including the Botanic Gardens, Table Mountain cable car, sunset at Signal Hill and the city... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 the different sights Cape Town has to offer. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

If you're looking for luxury then look elsewhere but we stayed here for six nights in March and were extremely satisfied.Room was comfortable & spacious with a great view of Table Mountain. Air conditioning unit was ridiculously noisy ,so much so that we couldn't keep it on at night. Pity as temperatures were quite high during our stay. Breakfast was... More 

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, 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 that the airconditioner does not tarnish your impression of the Hotel. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Officer Commodore Hotel More 

Lincroft, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Its bad enough that the temperature goes directly from lukewarm to scalding hot but the tub is narrow and curved at the bottom giving you a feeling of insecurity when you're standing in it. In addition to these problems, the glass bathtub screen goes only halfway across the tub and only reaches 5 feet above the floor. The result is... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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Located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commodore

Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 11,764 - ₹ 23,733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
The Commodore Hotel Cape Town Central
Commodore Hotel Cape Town
Commodore Cape Town
The Commodore Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#21 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“ask them for a room with a view- incredible”
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“Any room not facing onto Portswood Road.”
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“Third floor was quite and comfortable with good views.”
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“They have a cozy lounge but you can also have your breakfast outside for a more relaxing view.”
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