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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. An excellent location, situated just across the road from the V&A waterfront. We enjoyed the breakfasts and ate dinner here on Valentines night. Prior to our visit I had communication by email with the hotel regarding wheelchair hire and checking in early. Within minutes I received a reply on both of my queries. The...

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Beira, Mozambique
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is conveniently located next to the V&A. The hotel is very clean and staff is friendly. Internet speed is good and reliable. The bar, restaurant and breakfast is very good. I ll definitely come back.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is nicely situated and an ideal base to do Cape Town stuff, obliging staff and easy parking etc. Always reassuring to have this hotel as a start and a finish to a tour of this coast of SA. Sister hotel next door with more facilities if required.

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Thank Coolvanilla
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights. Hotel in handy location for V&A but a little dated and staff a little disinterested. Lift not working for two nights and automatic door locks on rooms never worked and had to constantly find a member of staff to open the door. Breakfast acceptable. Nothing to really rave about but good enough. Would not stay here...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Portswood Hotel for 4 nights. I was very pleased with the hotel. Best thing about it is the location, right next to the Waterfront, and the price is pretty fair. Only bad thing was the electronic key doors that sometimes worked and sometimes didn't. But other than that, no complaints. Will recommend to others.

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the Portswood Hotel is in an excellent location. It is within minutes of walking to the V&A waterfront, which has many excellent restaurants, bars and shops. The staff is very friendly and ready to assist with anything you need. We ate dinner at the restaurant one evening and the food was very tasty and reasonably priced. There is a lovely...

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South West London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned if you book through a well known Booking website that tells you 'you do not need to pay a deposit' this hotel will email you a month before arrival and demand payment or they will cancel your reservation. I made the mistake after a long flight of giving my credit card to them on arrival and they charged...

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Thank RJSouthWestLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is good and is in a great location for the riverfront shopping. They have an excellant breakfast Buffett the rooms are average size. We stayed here one night and enjoyed our stay. It would have been nice to have a room with a view.

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Mellieha, Malta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for our stay at Portswood. It is very centrally located within walking distance from the waterfront and also from the city bus stops. Breakfast is lovely and the rooms are very comfortable. We were also given a welcome bottle of champagne for our honeymoon! Highly recommended.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three nights, wish it could have been longer. Excellent room (we had a suite) Very good breakfast and lovely staff, couldn't do enough to help. Special mention to Mukhele behind the bar, lots of fun and he makes an excellent cocktail. Ideally located for the V and A Waterfront, 3 minutes walk but far enough away to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

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: $214 - $450 (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
#43 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“This is a functional very pleasant hotel, no views to be had so any room will be good.”
 of 5 bubbles Coolvanilla, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites are very roomy and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles salandmick, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed on the ground floor, near the pool area, and there was an early bird swimmer everyday at 6:30 am!!!”
 of 5 bubbles fermal, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Facing the courtyard is quieter. Rooms facing the road are very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Lovetotraveldubai, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book a junior suite to get a view.”
 of 5 bubbles CricketGirlDubai, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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