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Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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History and modern luxury merge to create ageless beauty at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, which was built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse. This iconic establishment was named after Queen Victoria and her son, Prince Alfred who played an intrinsic role in the establishment of the Breakwater Basin, now the V&A Waterfront. The hotel is located in the very heart of this internationally acclaimed destination and is a sophisticated retreat amid the buzz. It offers some of the most enviable views of Cape Town Harbour, Table Mountain and the slick city that stretches out at the foot of this Natural Wonder. Timeless elegance and personalised luxury are found at the award-winning Victoria & Alfred Hotel.
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Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Minibar
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Great location at Cape Town waterfront with views of harbour and table mountain. Other restaurants on door step, shops, harbour trips, sight seeing bus, aquarium etc. Great breakfast choice, probably the best I have seen with tables inside or out. We had a loft room which was
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Response from Andy_Nold, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thank you for your wonderful review of the V&A Hotel and our offerings - with particular reference to our unique breakfasts as well as our team members who are always willing to go the extra mile. Early flights coming into Cape Town are always a challenge in a popular hotel like ours and such it is not always possible to have rooms ready for everyone arriving on these flights, especially the BA flight from Heathrow. However we certainly never apply the "come back at 14h00 check-in time" policy and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Cape Town!
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Nice & tidy rooms. Friendly staff. Great location. Can be a bit noisy in the evening as amidst a tourist location. Breakfast excellent with oysters and excellent SA bubbly wine. There's a quite place 50m walking distance with a small pool but felt very relaxed there + away from
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Response from Andy_Nold, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your fantastic review of the V&A Hotel and our amenities including the unique breakfast offering at Ginja with majestic Table Mountain as the backdrop overlooking the working harbour. We are pleased you enjoyed our quite little garden of Eden pool area right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the Waterfront and we look forward to welcoming you back when you are next In Cape Town.
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Great comfortable hotel in a safe albeit very touristy area. Nice helpful staff and beautiful table mtn views. Breakfast was very good, slightly slow service but always delicious and nice waitresses. Nice sized rooms. Helpful concierges
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Response from Andy_Nold, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for your very concise and positibe feedback on the V&A Hotel and especually on our team members, who we are very proud of. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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Compliments to Adnan and the staff for a pleasant and friendly stay. They were so kind to our children, helped us to get to Table Mountain and Robben Island. Superb breakfast with views of the seals! We had loft rooms and the rooms were spacious with all amenities. Access to
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Response from Andy_Nold, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Your positive review of the V&A Hotel is much appreciated as well as recognising the services delivered by our team members - we are very proud of them all! Please do come back soon to enjoy our unique breakfast offering with majestic Table Mountain as the backdrop overlooking the working harbour.
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We booked a loft room however we were given 2nd floor room which is a bigger room. The location is right in the middle of the harbour and faces Table Mountain. There are plenty of shopping and dining nearby in the waterfront. The car park is free and staff look after car. The
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Response from Andy_Nold, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your positive review of the V&A Hotel, the fanatsic location we enjoy and our unique breakfast offering Also it is always pleasing to receive positive comments about out team memebers too! Please do come back soon.
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Large bedroom with desk area and plenty of outlets for electrical devices
View from our room!
Standing by windows overlooking wharf
Sitting area overlooking overlooking wharf area thru large windows
Large bedroom with king-sized bed
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Is there a pool?
Yes, across the road at a boutique hotel you can use as a guest. Pool is small but great garden and sun loungers
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I did not see the lift rooms. My room was facing the street looking directly at the Ferris wheel. This hotel is very nice and I’m sure thus room would be wonderful. I am guessing it is on the top floor which would make for a beautiful view. Enjoy your stay
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My friends stayed on the 1st floor and we stayed on the 2nd floor, all rooms were very spacious as this building is a refurbished old dock side style building. Your room will be on the 3rd floor built into the high pitched roof line and l am sure will be great but will be a smaller room. There are many safe restaurants and casual drinking areas within 50-150m of the hotel and a mall also close by. Highly recommend the Grand Hotel on the harbour front plus and the Fish Market Restaurant, had great seafood. Bit of advice if heading to Table mountain, if a clear day head up early, 8.00am or if the day will be clear head up about 1.30-2.00pm as will save a 1-2hr queue. Enjoy Cape Town.
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I'm a light sleeper too, and I bring a small white-noise machine everywhere I travel. You can get one in the baby section of department stores. Bring an adapter and a transformer if it doesn't convert to 220V. FYI - South Africa has a very specific adapter -- it is not the one in general use in Africa. This is a ROUND three-prong adapter.
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Normal saving water precautions are in place. Cape Town has now connected into a nearby aquifer which is supplying 5m litres of water and they have also taken delivery of an desalination plant with another 5m litres per day. Rains are due in May so the panic is over for now. Good water saving practices are still asked for but if you are staying in the city area you may not be affected.
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"Waterfront views offer outstanding views overlooking the wharf area"
"Don't choose a loft room"
"We recommend rooms with the view of Table Mountain."
"Premium Rooms with mountain view"
"Ask for a room with either a view of Table Mountain or the waterfront harbour"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 215 - US$ 548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
victoria alfred cape town
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
NUMBER OF ROOMS
94
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