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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Room was clean but a bit on the small size for 2 people. Breakfast served in the room was spot on time and well presented. Parking on arrival was a bit of a nightmare. No one to assit or direct were to park at entrance while you check in. Buffet dinner was great and well presented, with a wide variety...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, sefofane for choosing to stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for the feedback. It is good to hear that you made use of and enjoyed the hotel's facilities and amenities. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in the near future....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Overall a very good choice of hotel for business travel. Centrally located and within walking distance to the Cape Town International Convention Centre and in close proximity to the Airport. Good Security provided. Rooms and general areas clean and well maintained. Staff are friendly and efficient. There is a good variety of food especially taking into account people with special...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, 555mias for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. As you found out the hotel is well located close to CTICC and has easy access to the N2 which runs to the airport. Your comments have...

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I recommend to Hotel to anyone visiting Capetown. The location is perfect away from the noise someone will expect in a town, its next to the CTICC. Transport to and from the hotel is equally accessible and the hospitality is great

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, mosesl523 for the wonderful score. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us, and we thank you for the recommendation. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

Pretoria
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A very enjoyable stay at the Southern Sun Waterfront, very impressed with how well the hotel was geared up for the CT cycle tour, and how courteous the staff were in catering to your every need. We'll be back!

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, SharleenR for the wonderful score. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during the Cape Town Cycle Tour. As the hotel is located close to the start of the cycle tour as well as the registration point, we do a bit extra for our cyclist by providing secure bike storage and an early...

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stay here every year when we compete in the Cape Town Cycle Tour and this hotel pulls out all the stops to ensure that the cyclists are well looked after. Rooms are adequate and comfortable without being luxurious. Breakfast is always good too.

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Michelle W for choosing to stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during the Cape Town Cycle Tour when the hotel caters for the cyclists by providing a carbo load meal on the eve of the race, an early breakfast, as well as a secure bicycle storage facility. We look...

birmingham
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a really good city centre hotel. Well located for waterfront, hotel does a very reliable and safe half hourly shuttle bus . It can also be walked in 20 mins although not safe to do so at night. Room is compact but has 2 kingside beds , good aircon, safe , fridge and tv with 7 sports channels....

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, mikefre3 for the wonderful TripAdvisor score. It is a pleasure to learn of your enjoyable stay with us, during your tour of South Africa. Your review has been shared with the team and we thank you for your positive feedback. We wish you safe travels and hope to welcome back to the hotel in the future. Kind regards...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I loved my three nights at the Southern Sun Waterfront. It might just be the strong USD, but I felt this hotel was an excellent value for the money. It feels luxurious - from the inviting welcome staff in the lobby with juice and bowls of candy, to the bar staff (who brought my drink out to a pool lounge...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Jennifer G for the wonderful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the hotel's services and amenities. As you found, the hotel is centrally located in close proximity to the Cape Town CBD as well as the major tourist attractions of Cape Town. Our complimentary wifi is indeed capped at 500mb...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We as reward card members were specially welcomed by the host. Our room was very small for the two queen size beds. There is no Afrikaans channel on the TV. The name of the Hotel is also a bit misleading because it is not in the Waterfront. The shuttle to the Waterfront is very convenient every half hour. The Dinner...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Jansteve_12 for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your feedback has been shared with the team. Your compliments have also been passed on to George who appreciates the feedback. Thank you once again for your comments and we hope to welcome you back in...

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I'm not normally a fan of large hotels but this one is difficult to fault. It is located a short drive from the highly popular Waterfront area and the hotel provides a free shuttle service which runs very punctually every 30 minutes. We had a room on the 10th floor which provided a nice view with the sea in the...

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Devon J, Manager at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you, Colin A for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the hotel's services and amenities. Your comments have been shared with the team and we thank you for the positive feedback. We pride ourselves on creating a memorable experience for all our guest and we are glad that we...

Copehhagen
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Our stay was problemfree and we were met with a serviceminded staff. Central placement meant that we could get around to everything without any problems. Breakfast was of hig quality and the kids loved it.

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Thank you, Anders B for the wonderful score. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the hotel team to be service orientated. We have shared your review with the team and we thank you for the feedback. Kind regards Devon Justus Front Office Duty Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Wonderful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean assist in making the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town a preferred business and holiday destination. A mere 15 minutes' drive from Cape Town International Airport, a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, this hotel is superbly located to offer every guest easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the quality and comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Offering guests a fitness centre, a pool and convenient meeting rooms and a business centre, the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town caters for all possible business or leisure traveller needs.Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The decor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp. Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.Unique cuisine and relaxed dining are just two of the many aspects that make this a simply superb dining experience to all restaurant guests. The Yizani Restaurant is inspired by everything local and is authentically South African ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Address: 1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 9,528 - ₹ 25,094 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town 4*
Number of rooms: 537
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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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#15 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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