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Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
Ranked #34 of 109 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Bolton
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Excellent place to stay.”
Reviewed 15 August 2011

This hotel we felt was excellent value for money, we stayed in a 2 bed apartment, complete with 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen and even a washing/drying machine. The rooms are decorated to a marvellous standard with lovely big cosy beds and powerful showers, you could quite easily live here!

Breakfast was also fantastic, plenty of hot & cold choices and I have never seen such an array of fruit juices!

The swimming pool looked lovely although we didn't brave it as it was a little chilly during our visit.

Staff were lovely and most helpful.

I would definitely return to Mandela Rhodes.

Room Tip: Stay on the top floor for a fab view of Table mountain.
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
Dear Guest, ( I would have used your username but TA will not allow me to) :)

My team and I are very happy to read that you had a great time whilst staying at our Hotel and that we pampered to your needs.

Come back soon.

Kind regards

Desmond and team
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chennai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I got an excellent deal on hotels.com INR 35,000 for 7 nights. The apartment is luxuriously spacious with glass walls and panoramic view to the table mountains on the 17th floor..
Excellent staff and safe accommodation. Well equipped kitchenette. Small market behind the hotel where we picked some stuff. In fact my daughter left her shopping in the reception which is normally crowded since the ground floor of the hotel is a shopping zone, and when we checked with the reception after a day, they had it in their safe. Amazing! Loved my stay and would definitely go back.

Room Tip: Room # 1701
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  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with family
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
Dear Amyindia,

What more leaves to be said other than THANK YOU. :):)

See you in Cape Town soon hopefully and back here at Mandela Rhodes Place.

Kind regards
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Pretoria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2011

We are often on business here and its always a pleasure to stay at Mandela Rhodes Place. The staff is always willing to help and they go out of thier way to make us feel at home, away from home!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Located in the heart of central Cape Town, the hotel is right where the fun and action is, metres from Greenmarket Square, Parliament and the Company Gardens and Long Street. Built within the facades of a number of old buildings, the core of the hotel is ultra modern, chic and highly functional. Rooms are large, modern and fully equipped down to your own washing machine. You couldn't ask more from a room. Breakfasts downstairs at the franchised cafe Doppio Zero are efficient and good with friendly staff. Reception staff are friendly and helpful. We would happily stay there again and it's an ideal place for an extended stay. It certainly added value to our Cape Town experience which was outstanding!

  • Stayed August 2011
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
Dear Peterbendheim,

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. It makes me very proud of my team, the property and the city.

We look forward to seeing you here again soon.

Kind regards

Desmond and team
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2011

This is a really good hotel. Myself, wife and kids (14yrs and 12yrs) stayed here for 3 nights in July 2011.

The rooms are fantastic. We had a 2 room apartment which was brilliant for the family. There is a washing machine and the amenity of each room was great. The airconditioning was a bit noisy at night, but not enough to keep me awake (if you are a light sleeper take ear plugs).

The location is 2nd to none in the Capetown city area. You can walk to the Slave Lodge, the V&A Waterfront (where the Robben Island tour departs), the mall and all the restaurants in Long Street. It is a safe area (we walked to the restaurants at night) because there are tourist police.

It has a great gym, a sensational pool (too cold in winter!!), and the staff were very helpful.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
Dear Darren Milne,

I must admit your review was very well written and thank you for the compliments. My team and I are delighted that you and the family enjoyed your time here with us.

Look forward to having the Milne family staying here again soon.

Kind regards

Desmond and Team
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Santa Clarita, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2011

Mother, Son and Daughter-in-law stayed two weeks in a very spacious, beautifully appointed modern 2-bedroom apartment with balcony and view over the pool. We enjoyed the well-appinted kitchen facilites with oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. The hotel staff was very personable, friendly and very keen to meet all our needs. Our apartment was cleaned and provided clean linens every day. The location in the middle of the city was perfect for us as we could easily walk to museums and parks. Or as needed, take a taxi. To our delight we did not have to hire a car -- leftside driving would have been a challenge. We all have wonderful memories of this place.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
Dear Britawolffram,

We are always delighted to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay and had a good holiday. We trust that you will come visit again and hopefully soonest.

Kind regards

Desmond and Team
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Cape Town
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Very comfortable apartment with 2 bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms, kitchen and lounge/diningroom. Near nightlife in city and very centrally located to visit local landmarks.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Desmond4, Manager at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, responded to this review, 1 August 2011
Dear Adele,

What a pleasant surprise that even Cape Town residents take the time to come and visit our Hotel and stay over! I am very happy to hear that you found your experience a good one and hopefully on those special occasion s you will do this again.

I look forward to having you stay here again and hopefully not long from now.

Kind regards
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Property: Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
Address: Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#16 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#20 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#34 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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