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Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“business school”(71 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel location was great and the rooms were pretty good. I didn't like the poor outside lighting around the hotel. We liked the breakfast buffet served in the restaurant. We were disappointed by the bar. It was very, poorly located (no real signage) and...More

Thank Badgerlink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very much looking forward to my stay at this unique, old prison building. None of my pre-arrival emails were responded to, and on arrival the welcome was certainly not warm, and we were given a wrong room type. Rooms were small, and the...More

Thank EerikaRinne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a converted prison so it is quite different. The room although adequate was very very small indeed. Our particular room had no view whatsoever but as we were basically just sleeping there it served it's purpose. It's in a great location only...More

Thank SunderlandPgj
Response from PHBWLCPT, General Manager at Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear SunderlandPgj, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your stay at our Hotel. Our hotel is unique in that it was once the old Breakwater Prison which dates back to 1859. The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge comprises of 7 different room...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very centrally located, across the street from the Waterfront. Close to public parking. Restaurant with excellent breakfast and dinner. Friendly service. Spa and well equipped gym. Save parking. Historical building.

Thank LiaaneDeWitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel doesn’t really hold up to the Marriott standards, but we knew this going in after reading many reviews. However, we had a short time in Cape Town, didn’t want to rent a car, and we used Marriott points. There are two separate buildings,...More

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Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
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US$109 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#28 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#53 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$109 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#28 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#47 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#53 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Zubaida R | Reviewed this property |
No you will not. My husband is also Gold member and I do not think they have a member's lounge and do not offer any perks like breakfast. Yo ufo get points and a check-in gift of points or water. They have a coffee machine... More
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darren52018
14 February 2018|
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this. We didn't notice any disturbance at all.
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Chantalstarr
26 January 2018|
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Response from InstaDub | Reviewed this property |
We stayed here and found the hotel quite basic. If it's a bit of comfort you're looking for after your safari I would look elsewhere around the V&A Waterfront.
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"Do not get a room in the original prison, they are small."
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