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1 Lower Buitengracht Street Private Bag X3, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/08/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/08/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#50 of 128 in Cape Town Central
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Wonderful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean assist in making the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town a preferred business and holiday destination. A mere 15 minutes' drive from Cape Town International Airport, a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, this hotel is superbly located to offer every guest easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the quality and comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Offering guests a fitness centre, a pool and convenient meeting rooms and a business centre, the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town caters for all possible business or leisure traveller needs.Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The decor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp. Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.Unique cuisine and relaxed dining are just two of the many aspects that make this a simply superb dining experience to all restaurant guests. The Yizani Restaurant is inspired by everything local and is authentically South African
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
24-hour security
Concierge
Currency exchange
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Tour158178 wrote a review 20 May
Orlando, Florida2 contributions
I had an amazing time with Tanaka in Spa, very profissional… I am planing to come back tomorrow again after a tour just to relax before the dinner. I am very satisfied with the services and the spa is nice and comfortable … Tanaka you are awesome 🤩 see you soon
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to participate in our Guest Satisfaction Survey. Your evaluation of our service, people and facilities provide us with the opportunity to work towards meeting with your expectations and comfort for future stays. Your feedback is both highly appreciated and considered as we work towards providing you with unparalleled service. Thank you for the lovely complement. I will let the spa know. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Cape Town. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town in the near future. Kind Regards The Southern Sun Waterfront Team
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paulo c wrote a review 20 May
Sao Paulo, SP2 contributions6 helpful votes
The ambient was clean, nice and the staff was very professional. My therapist Pamela was incredible. Money very well spend. I strongly recommend. My wife also did a massage and she has the same opinion. I hope our next tour comes back on time tomorrow so we do it again.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from , Owner at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
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Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to participate in our Guest Satisfaction Survey. Your evaluation of our service, people and facilities provide us with the opportunity to work towards meeting with your expectations and comfort for future stays. Your feedback is both highly appreciated and considered as we work towards providing you with unparalleled service. Thank you for the lovely complement. I will let the Spa know. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Cape Town. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town in the near future. Kind Regards The Southern Sun Waterfront Team
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Christelle R wrote a review Apr 2022
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Wonderful back massage special together with a beautiful gel nails pedicure. Looking forward to my next visit where I shall be definately having another massage.well worth the money and friendly staff
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Riaz P wrote a review Mar 2022
Johannesburg, South Africa288 contributions181 helpful votes
This is one of the most reasonably priced hotels in Cape Town and it shows. Whilst the location is fantastic - close to the waterfront, signal hill and other tourist sites, but it lacks in the comfort department. The rooms are tiny. For a family of three, you won’t have place to walk in the room. The cupboards are tiny meaning most clothing stays in your bags. The rooms are also due for an upgrade. Breakfast was decent but after 5 days of the same limited menu, you will want to go elsewhere. Covid protocols were all well managed. I would only recommend this hotel for short trips (less than 2 days) and for singles or couples.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from , Owner at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Responded 07 Apr 2022
Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to participate in our Guest Satisfaction Survey. Your evaluation of our service, people and facilities provide us with the opportunity to work towards meeting with your expectations and comfort for future stays. Your feedback is both highly appreciated and considered as we work towards providing you with unparalleled service. Thank you for the complement. We so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Cape Town. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town in the near future. Kind Regards The Southern Sun Waterfront Team
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Happy ZA traveller wrote a review Mar 2022
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa4 contributions1 helpful vote
Due to the recent Comair chaos our flight into Cpt was rescheduled and subsequently delayed by 6 hours on the day of departure. We arrived at the hotel at 2am with two exhausted little kids only to be told by the night duty check in staff that their system had us checking out later that same day. This was incorrect as we had booked for 2 days and had the reservation details to prove it. Unable to explain what the problem was and equally unable to resolve it, we were left waiting at reception while they tried to figure it out. We asked if we could at least get our children to bed as they were exhausted. They seemed unbothered that we had little children with us while they were sorting out their issues. My husband went down to resolve it that same morning. We were told that they would sort it out, not to worry, and that it was likely a system issue. My husband insisted that they resolve it that morning but they refused saying they would sort it out later. Later that day we went out and returned in the afternoon only to be told by the day staff that the night staff left a note instructing them to lock us out our room as there was an amount still to be paid. We were furious at the lack of communication and inefficiencies in this regard. The front office service was all round inefficient, inhospitable and clinical. We will unlikely book at this establishment again.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$112 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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southern sun waterfront cape town hotel cape town central, cape town southern sun waterfront
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
NUMBER OF ROOMS
537
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Frequently Asked Questions about Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Which popular attractions are close to Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Nearby attractions include Shimansky Jewellers Rockwell (0.4 km), First Diamonds (0.4 km), and KONG - Bar & Grill (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Conveniently located restaurants include Il Leone Mastrantonio, Col'Cacchio Foreshore, and Hemelhuijs.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town have airport transportation?
Yes, Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Cape Town Central.
Are any cleaning services offered at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.