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We stayed at the Portswood Hotel when finishing a cruise in Cape Town. It is in a great position very near to the Waterside development with lots of restaurants and shops. From there you have lovely views of Table Mountain as well as Lion Head...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms tend to be smallish, although the bed is the widest I have ever slept in. They could do with some update, especially carpet wise. One downside is noise from corridor. Also our room was over hotel entrance, a number of coaches come and go....More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 days ago

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 the breakfast and hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently spent 4 nights here at the start of our holiday, on arrival we received an upgrade to a studio which was a nice surprise. The room was on the corner of the top floor and was spacious with a very comfy king...More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great position, in the heart of the Viber V&A Waterfront. A business lunch which proved to be a pleasant surprise. The restaurant is a hidden gem for eating authentic Cape Malay cuisine. Great service, delicious meal, tranquil setting, convenient parking and above all well priced....More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 2 weeks ago

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 our Cape Malay Cuisine and we hope to welcome you back sooner rather than later. Muneeb Eksteen Guest Relations Department

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was excellent just next to the V&A Waterfront. Rooms were spotlessly clean and really comfortable, and the timer on the showers was a great touch to remind guests to help save water. Buffet breakfasts had a good selection, and the one evening meal we...More

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Response from JvanderMerwe, Guest Relations Manager at The PortsWoodResponded 2 weeks ago

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. Thank you for saving water. Much appreciated. Muneeb...More

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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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5 February 2017|
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18 January 2017|
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Response from IowaCityMD | Reviewed this property |
No the area is not gated. We walked frequently to and from V and A wharf without fear. We were always in a group of 4. But it felt very safe.
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