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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was are first stop in our journey around South Africa. The hotel as other reviewers state rooms a little on the small side, in my experience usual for city hotels. The service we received was always with a smile and greeting which goes a long way in this day and age. Breakfast excellent, we ate dinner from the La...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not just a place away from home, but a place of comfort, friendliness and great customer service. A hotel is not made to stay in it, just for you to put you head down at night to rest. The hotel is situated close to the perfect destination. We visit the hotel every year at it is one of our yearly...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Only stayed two nights here as part of a tour of South Africa,the hotel is very convenient for the waterfront being just five minutes walk away.The room itself was very small,but smart enough with twin beds,the bathroom is quite impressive featuring a opaque glass walls.We were on the first floor and found it a quiet area,overlooking the car park.The breakfast...

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UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An unusual hotel that was once a prison and is now part of the campus of the Postgraduate Business School. This gives it an odd institutional feel. The standard room was clean and well appointed but rather cramped and gloomy with a small double be, the sort of thing one might expect to get when attending a management course. The...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've just realised recently,I stayed in quite a number of Protea Hotels particularly in Cape Town. From the outset, the staff as always are super friendly and very helpful. The hotel itself is very convenient for the V&A ( just a short walk and your there!) The reception and public areas are clean and fresh, certainly the highest standard locally...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for four nights at end Dec 2016. The unusual element of this hotel is that it's located in a former prison, its facilities are split across three buildings, and it shares space with UCT's Graduate Business School. The prison has an interesting history and the conversion has been extremely well-done. The courtyard, for example, is lush, green and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reasonable price, very adequate room & excellent location - 2 minute walk & you're right in the middle of the Waterfront. Free WiFi. Plenty of parking, quiet at night time. Interesting building used to be a prison!

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Hartbeespoort
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Protea Hotel is situated 3 minutes walk for the V&A Waterfront. Ideal location at a reasonable price. Rooms are clean and neat. We received good service from the staff, and will definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to stay .5 minutes walk to the waterfront,very clean ..staff were amazing, the double room was clean and the bathroom had a large shower and bath,freash towels every day, the restarant was beautiful and the food was great,i would stay here again

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a functional hotel within a great location just a few minutes walk to the VA Waterfront . Check in took time to process , had to wait for about 30 minutes while they sorted the room , partly because we arrived a little earlier than the indicated 2pm . Once in the room we found it specious enough...

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Experience a rich piece of history balancing modern-day comfort when you stay at this hotel right next to Cape Town's fabulous V&A Waterfront. Just a minute away from restaurants, theatres and shops, the hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of the V&A Waterfront and 25km from Cape Town International Airport. The hotel is also near all the main routes to the beaches, mountain walks and city hotspots as well as the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and Cape Town Stadium. The hotel is closely linked with the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business and features 18 conference venues, four public lounges, gym, SPA, business centre, 24-hour secure parking - 250 parking bays, airport transfers, laundry service. The hotel boasts with 191 modern environmentally conscious rooms with standard rooms, business suites and family units. All rooms are equipped with minibar fridge, free uncapped WIFI, tea/coffee facilities, air-conditioning, LCD flat screen TV, telephone and laptop-friendly electronic safes. Stonebreakers Restaurant offers a la carte & buffet menus daily in a relaxed atmosphere with magnificent views of both the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain. A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages is available from our full service bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge

Address: Portswood Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $171 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Breakwater Cape Town Central
Breakwater Hotel Cape Town
The Breakwater Hotel
Protea Hotel By Marriott Cape Town Waterfont Breakwater Lodge South Africa
Hotel Style:
#23 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#48 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#54 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“The old prison is great”
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