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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is wonderful but the hotel need work. The windows in the rooms need replacing as they are damaged and some are almost falling out. The restaurant is more like a cafe, than the standard you would expect in a hotel claiming 4*+ The menus are horrible and feel grubby, as do the tables. The restaurant service - with...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

V & A Waterfront is a nice place to go for lunch, dinner or just walk around. There you will find good restaurants, store and there is a very close mall for shopping. There is also an easy parking place. I went for a dinner and enjoyed the sunset and it was worth it!

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three nights stay at a centrally located hotel. Fairly modern establishment in the heart of the shopping district. Breakfast has ample options available hot and cold. The rooms are spacious; avoid the piazza facing rooms as you will get a lot of busking noise from the streets. We did have a problem with the toilet in our room and after...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed being in the heart of the action at the waterfront in this hotel. The room was spacious with a full view of Table Mountain, and the lagoon. Amenities in the room are up to date but there is still a charm of being in an older quality hotel. Service from everyone was outstanding, with the most helpful...

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Florida City, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Cape Town and South Africa and we were not disappointed with the accommodation. The rooms are spacious, clean and neat and house keeping has a good eye for detail. The location is perfect within walking distance to all amenities in the water front. Will definitely stay here on our next visit.

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Houston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to stay at the Vic and Alfred hotel for its central location. We walk straight out to Ferryman's brewery where we love to people watch and have lunch before shopping in the beautiful Victoria and Alfred mall. There are many restaurants in and on the outside of the mall that gives great water views and of Table Mountain.

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back! Rey

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The V & A couldn't be better located. Our room was water front and we could sit and watch all kinds of water activity. It was right on the waterfront boardwalk so each night we could shop, be entertained, find a great restaurant (loved Gibson's for the best hamburgers), go to Robben Isle terminal, etc. The room was reburbished and...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here over the new year weekend. Before arriving I read some cranky reviews and was a little put out so want to set the record straight. If you are coming to capetown for rest and recuperation, this is maybe not the place having said that our room was onto the piazza and all went quiet from about 11pm...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here when we arrive in South Africa. It is convenient to all of Cape town and especially the Waterfront itself. It is surrounded by bars and shops and plenty of places to visit. The hotel itself is a very friendly place, all the staff are very helpful and will go out of their way to help you however...

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your lovely experience at our hotel. We are thrilled you enjoyed our friendly and helpful staff, our excellent breakfast and large room. Best wishes Rey

Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel on the waterfront is great! Within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, ferry to Robben Island and a view of Table Mountain. We stayed on the second floor in a piazza facing room which was spacious, comfortable and clean. The bathroom was modern so apparently 2nd floor renovations are complete. I understand they will be renovating...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Ginja Restaurant
Ginja Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxury hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.Framed by the ocean and Table Mountain, the elegance and luxury of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel is rivaled only by its relaxed atmosphere and warm personal service.With 94 spacious bedrooms - It’s the detail that gives the Victoria & Alfred Hotel its elegance, intimacy, romance and reputation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria & Alfred Hotel

Address: On the Waterfront Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £149 - £386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria & Alfred Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Victoria Alfred Cape Town
Victoria & Alfred Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#21 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Mountain views are better but more expensive than Piazza view.”
 of 5 bubbles JenniferB1ake, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Mountain have beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles sola123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“South facing rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles dianai942, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't have a room over looking the ferris wheel/ parking lot if a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles JDarlene, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Both sides of hotel good one side to the heart of the wharf and other side looking at the fabulous table mountain”
 of 5 bubbles T3749SDmaryh, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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