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    Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

    1 Lower Buitengracht Street | Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
    011 27 21 409 4000
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good40%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “every half hour” (38 reviews)
    “shuttle bus” (68 reviews)
    “shuttle service” (48 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    Nicely located with a 15 mins walk to the waterfront .. food is good with a decently set up bar and a good selections of wines from Capetown and the Neighbour hood.. staff in this part of the world are mostly friendly and meet with...More

    Thank Gagan C
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Lovely hotel to stay in. Warm welcome and very friendly staff. The room was very nice also. Would definitely stay here again. The breakfast was amazing it catered for everyone from a fry to fruit! The bus service down to the shopping service was brilliant...More

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    Thank D3926LGlaurab
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Our room has two double beds and almost no storage or personal space.. We have had to use a bed for storage. Lots of climbing around each other! Luckily we are slim and fit, difficult for the more generously proportioned!!

    Thank mfeakin
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was one of our hotels on our Travel Bag 16 Grand Tour of South Africa arranged by local agents Ilios. Rooms are big with 2 double beds and safe and clean. You cant have a bath due to water shortage scheme so they dont...More

    Thank Marc D
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Good hotel, reasonable breakfast, very helpful and polite staff, nice fitness center, free and frequent shuttle to waterfront mall. Very close to the convention Centre (5 minutes walking distance). Free Wi-Fi but limited to 500M

    Thank YakovShulman
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$165 - US$386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #17 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #24 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #31 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #32 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 537
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central
    • Also Known As
    • 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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    Traveller (381)
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    Bathroom (26)
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    17 May 2017|
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    Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
    It was extremely cold when we were there so I do not think it is heated
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    Travel F
    11 April 2017|
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    Response from Jeff R | Property representative |
    Dear Travel F Regrettably our pool is not heated , but you are welcome to use the pool at our sister hotel next door , which is Warm regards Jeff Rosenberg General Manager
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    JanetteGudgeon
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Jeff R | Property representative |
    Hi Janette, Please contact our Duty Manager on +27 71 525 9067 or +27 21 409 4000 and they can arrange to assist you We look forward to welcoming you Jeff Rosenberg General Manager
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    "Packed breakfast is good if you have an early tour"
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    "Rooms with a harbor view above the 10th floor are best."
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    "Ask for a room change if you are disappointed with what they give you"
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