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Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Ranked #23 of 112 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Excellent location for those wanting to be in the V&A without having to pay 5-star prices. A good option if you're not going to spend a lot of time at the hotel so don't wish to pay for the additional services some of the 5-star properties offer but you don't intend to use during your stay.

Room Tip: Mountain facing rooms are at a premium. Pay the premium if you intend gazing at Table Mountain for...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Cobus

Thank you for having taken the time to write a review on the V&A Hotel. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Neil Markovitz
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Excellent location and hotel facilities, very friendly staff. Rooms are spacious, clean and the beds are extemely comfortable. We were upgraded from another hotel to V&A to our advantage, we will definitely be back. Thanks to all the porters at the car park for always being so helpful with parking and to Lynn thanks for everything you did to make our stay so memorable.

Room Tip: Book the room with mountain facing, you will have spectacular views....
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Taniya

Thanks for the wonderful review on the V&A Hotel. I'll certainly thank the porters and Lynn for the great service! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Neil Markovitz
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

We have hosted conferences at the hotel but never stayed there - this year we decided to enjoy a nights stay to do some shopping in the waterfront. I was surprised at the size and quality of the rooms - I recommend room 229 overlooking the waterways behind the hotel with a view of table mountain. Friendly service from all the staff and they were very accommodating.

Room Tip: room 229 overlooking table mountain
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Nico

Thanks for the lovely review on the V&A Hotel. I'm glad you've made the decision to experience the hotel for a change instead of just conferencing at The Forum. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Best possible location for a visit to Cape Town! Nice clean, spacious rooms/bathrooms. Right in Waterfront, close to shops, bars, restaurants - all within walking distance - such a lot of people around, which makes it safe to walk around till late at night. Good access to roads for taking day trips around Cape Town and area, ie Stellenbosch and Franschoek. Choose breakfast included in your room rate - excellent breakfast options and the setting is to die for, especially on a good weather day. We had a wonderful time and will most definitely come back. We found best rates through booking.com.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Jen

Thank you for having taken the time to write a review in respect of your stay at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel. This gives me the opportunity to monitor our service to you, the guest.

Your complimentary remarks regarding our location, facilities and services are sincerely appreciated.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Victoria & Alfred Hotel when next you visit Cape Town.

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Neil Markovitz
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

The hotel has earned its stars with great service, location, comfortable large rooms and a good restaurant. Appreciated included Champagne at breakfast which was a good start to a day of
Cape Town exploration. Our room had a good view of Table Mountain and the working harbour.
It was just fun sitting in the easy chairs at the window with a glass of wine and watching water side activities. Hope to return to another stay at this great hotel.

Kati and Pekka
Vancouver, Canada

Room Tip: The mountain view rooms are worth the extra cost.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Kati and Pekka

Thanks for the lovely review and kind words. We'd love to welcome you back on your next visit to Cape Town and I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Reviewed 11 January 2014

This hotel is in the best location for overseas visitors. The waterfront area has many excellent restaurants, bars and shops within a short walk from the hotel. The "hop-on hop-off" tourist bus station is nearby.
Our room, overlooking the harbour and with views of Table Mountain (weather permitting) was very comfortable.
We did have to wait a long time to check in but we had arrived in the morning, so this was understandable. However, I feel the staff should have been able to give us a more accurate estimate of when a room would become available.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Good day

Thanks for the lovely review on your stay at the V&A Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed your mountain view from the Mountain Facing Rooms and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Cape Town.

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

We only stayed there for one night, but had great time. This hotel hast the best possible location, right in the waterfront.
Rooms are clean and very comfortable. We had great time there and will definitely come back!
Tip - shop around for best rates, as they differ from site to sight. Booking, Expedia, Hotels, LastMinute all had different rates for same deal.
You are unlikely to get better rates directly (we tried).

Room Tip: Try to get room with mountain view, the ones with plaza view are bit more noisy.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Neil M, Managing Director at Victoria & Alfred Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Good day

Thanks for having taken the time to write this lovely review on your stay at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel. Your complimentary remarks regarding the facilities and services are greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards
Neil Markovitz
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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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#15 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#23 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#27 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £161 - £366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria & Alfred Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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 
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Victoria & Alfred Hotel Cape Town, South Africa

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