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    The PortsWood

    PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
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    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Our room was small, dingy and noisy. Bathrooms need updating and more space. Staff at the reception and lobby were not very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Location is good but there are lots of other better hotels in the same area. Doesn't have...More

    Thank Anna22919
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 13 August 2017

    Dear Valued Guest We have noted your comments which has been raised with the Head of Department/s in order to ensure that corrective and remedial action is implemented. Please be assured that this is not the Standard of Service we pride ourselves in, and it...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    We were impressed by the history of this hotel and also it's closeness to everything at the waterfront. It does not appear as glamorous as others, but was very comfortable for our needs and the bar / waiting staff were informative. There is much to...More

    Thank Bronwyn K
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 7 August 2017

    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

    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    Our room was neat and tidy but so small you couldn't swing a cat. The room was below, what appeared to be an extractor fan which made a deafening sound all day and all night. We had called maintenance twice to turn it off to...More

    Thank Luana A
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 7 August 2017

    Dear Valued Guest We have noted your comments which has been raised with the Head of Department/s in order to ensure that corrective and remedial action is implemented. Please be assured that this is not the Standard of Service we pride ourselves in, and it...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    The PortsWood was ideally situated centrally to everything but we found the service and the rooms lacking for what really should be up market luxury hotel. We and our party were very disappointed and the staff was not helpful at all when we had some...More

    Thank Chris E
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 7 August 2017

    Dear Valued Guest We have noted your comments which has been raised with the Head of Department/s in order to ensure that corrective and remedial action is implemented. Please be assured that this is not the Standard of Service we pride ourselves in, and it...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    We enjoyed 5 nights stay. We arrived in Cape Town after along flight from Australia and were so pleased to find our room was ready and not having to wait til 2pm for check in. This enabled us to have a good rest before we...More

    Thank Pat F
    Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 27 July 2017

    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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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$188 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #45 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #47 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 102
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    Glenys S
    19 August 2017|
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    Response from LeprekonVi | Reviewed this property |
    Belthazar and Willoughby - depending if you prefer meat or fish. But all the places in the Waterfront are excellent- don't eat in the hotel - walk a bit!
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Wendyp40 | Reviewed this property |
    The Portswood is across the road from shops and restaurants. This area is not gated but we walked day and night and felt completely safe. Lots of people around. Even had our clothes laundered in the arcade leading from... More
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    "Our king suites were large, bright and quiet - overlooking the pool courtyard."
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    "Have heard it suggested to ask for upper floor room. We were on the fourth (and top) floor. Was fine"
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