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The PortsWood

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel can boast some early history of Capetown in their foyer; great walking location to the bustle of shops etc near the docks. Can be noisy at night time and early mornings as people arrive and depart for airport! Breakfast was incredible and a wonderful Malay experience during the evening.

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Melbourne
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's an easy walk to the waterfront. The staff were great. The bed was comfortable and the breakfast excellent! All in all a good place to stay. A 30 min walk into town. Be aware that rooms with any sort of view are in short supply. We originally had room 334 but asked to move for the rest of our...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good hotel with clean and good size rooms within a 2 min ute walk to the V&A Waterfront. The staff and friendly and very helpful. It is quiet despite being close to the busy Waterfront. The Restaurant offers a wide range of quality meals at reasonable prices.

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Thank John G
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent hotel and staff everything first class. Great position nice breakfast. All amenities and facilities available . Had a great time. Staff called us by name which I find such a personal touch. Nothing is too much trouble.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The best thing about this hotel is its location: within walking distance to the waterfront, very close and safe. Also, the staff is very nice and friendly, esp at breakfast. However, the decor is very extremly tired, there's an air of lack of hygene because of the age of some things, in a nutshell, unfortunately the by far least nice...

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Bedfordview, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located a few minutes walk from the V&A Waterfront and a quick commute to CTICC where we were attending a conference. Great rooms, good food, efficient staff, parking valet service and great amenities should you have the time to use them. Unfortunately I didn't.

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Thank Sue T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Portswood Hotel is located 2 minutes walk from Victoria and Alfred Watrerfront. Staff at reception and restaurant were very helpfull. The room was ok and clean. Maybe something to improve is the smell of Indian food. The restaurant should have doors.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued 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. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Delhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got a very good rate on this hotel through a reseller, this was a plus point. Also, it is located very close to the V&A Waterfront, about 500 meters walk from the nearest part of the Waterfront. That said, Portswood Road is very quiet and a little intimidating at night, its best to be back in the hotel by...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued 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. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a hotel next to the V&A waterfront then this is a good hotel to be in as it is a simple 3 minute walk away. Also very close to the tour bus terminal and ticket office. We stayed here for 4 nights. The room was comfortable but small with one of those dreaded noisy air conditioners which...

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued 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. We will look into the matter of the noisy airconditioners. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

George, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff at reception and front desk very helpful and polite especially Lisa. Local transport arrangements where very efficient. Rowdy overseas guests at bar one evening could easily be heard from our room. Suggest doors fitted to corridors or move bar some where else. Hotel in excellent position and walking distance of 4 mins to V&A Waterfront. Would definitely return.

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JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWood, responded to this review

Dear Valued 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. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about The PortsWood

Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $175 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The PortsWood 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
The Portswood Hotel Cape Town Central
Portswood Hotel Cape Town
Portswood Cape Town
The PortsWood Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#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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“Be mindful of noise if you are facing the entrance of hotel with buses arriving or departing early hours of morning.”
GWalker23, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view. Stay clear of 334, which is noisy and a long way from reception”
ozzie5melbourne, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“I was on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool - a bit on view but there is a shade on the window you can pull down.”
E8955KIsuet, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask that the room is thoroughly inspected prior to your arrival to ensure all electronics and plug points are working”
travel2008delhi, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are quieter”
briantE5272SG, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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