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The Commodore
Ranked #43 of 109 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect Location Quality Service”
Reviewed 12 December 2013

We stayed for five days after a Safari. The location is perfest for all Cape Town attractions. The Service was impecable. Larien and Maneep were incredibley helpful for reservations at local restuarants and for a short notice tour after we were left in the cold by our local tour operator. The bar and breakfast were great. Rooms modern but classically understated. Great place to stay

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Whilst I was only staying the one night, I was made very welcome from the moment I arrived the service throughout my short overnight stay was excellent, Thank you Margaret for being so attentive with the sandwich and drinks on our late night arrival.
The hotel from the outside looks quiet modern but still retains its rustic charm inside, the decor has great charm appeal from an era past but seems to be well maintained.My room over looked the courtyard and was queit, clean and resonably spacious although I did request a king size bed but ended up with a twin but I managed.
The dining area is spacious and clean with a good selection of item on the buffet breakfast, staff were also attentive and helpful.
Unfortuantley I was unable to experience the dinner menu, but maybe next time.
All in all Very Good maybe on my next trip I can make it an Excellent comment.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Market Bosworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed at the Commodore for four nights at the start of our western and eastern Cape tour. From the minute that we arrived we were made welcome by friendly, enthusiastic and helpful staff. Our room overlooked the courtyard and pool and was very quiet, clean and comfortable. The breakfast buffet was excellent with a huge selection of hot and cold dishes plus an egg station. I celebrated my birthday during our stay and the management sent up a bottle of wine and chocolates to help us celebrate which we really appreciated. The hotel is ideally located just a short safe walk from the V&A Waterfront. We were so pleased to have chosen this hotel for our stay in Cape Town and would highly recommend it. We would definitely stay here again on our next visit.

Room Tip: We were on the fourth floor facing the courtyard and pool which meant that it was very quiet. We we...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

A perfect location for our stay in Capetown, with easy access to the bustling Waterfront but without the noise! The Commodore delivers all you would expect and provided a perfect relaxing base for a drink, to watch tv, meet friends or even go for a swim - very nice pool area and a gym. All the staff went out of their way to asist us andThe Guest services and Travel desk staff were particularly helpful even summoning a shuttle bus to take us into town and later to the Desmond Tutu church. We will book again next time we visit Cape Town.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

In our opinion they served the best breakfast of our 3 week trip, all the staff were fantastic and very helpful, the hotel is located just 3 minutes walk from the V & A which is full of shops, bars, restaurants and live entertainers, the hotel does run a shuttle bus service if you want to go into town, the open top bus tour station is also next door to the V & A.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

I recently visited Cape Town and was very happy to stay at this hotel. After a long tour of the capes all day, it was nice to relax in this nice, clean room. Went out to have dinner at the Waterfront area. Only five minutes walk there, very convenient location. Breakfast was very good as there were so many items to choose from the buffet table and eggs were cooked to order. As the weather was nice, we could have breakfast in the open courtyard area. Highly recommend this hotel in Cape Town.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

There were lots of staff, helpful, friendly, though generally quite slow. Breakfast was a good selection and the service was good. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and provided a good desk area. The reception were helpful about power adapters, maps, currency exchange, information. The tea-making facilities in the room included real coffee with a plunger - an excellent touch.

However ... given how close we were to the waterfront, I think next time I would prefer to stay on the waterfront, at the V&A, or Table Top, or Cape Royale. But the Commodore was perfectly adequate.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Property: The Commodore
Address: Portwood Rd | Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#20 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#38 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#40 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commodore 4*
Number of rooms: 236
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 
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