Commodore Hotel - Cape Town

Portswood Road, Waterfront 8002, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 4 stars
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Commodore Hotel - Cape Town

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The attractive 4-star Commodore Hotel provides soundproof rooms with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain. Featuring imperial architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2005.

Located in a mountain area close to Metropolitan Golf Club subway station as well as a castle, a tower and a cathedral in Cape Town. Nestled in the western district and 3 km from the city center.

Long Street is located 2.3 km from the property and Sea Point Pavilion Swimming is just about 3.3 km away.

The hotel's great location offers to get to Cape Town International airport in 20 minutes by car.

Rooms

Commodore Hotel features rooms with a bright interior that come with wireless internet, satellite TV, a personal safe, a sofa and a private balcony for a pleasant stay in Cape Town. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a shower and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the restaurant to start their day with a delicious buffet breakfast. Guests will taste exquisite cuisine in the intimate on-site restaurant. A variety of cocktails, coffee and tea is offered in the café bar. City Grill serves greek dishes and lies just 5 minutes walk from the property.

Services

A designated smoking area, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box for general use and a slide projector, a meeting room and a projection screen for work can be found on-site.

Relax

The hotel provides guests with babysitting and cribs for their children. Various activities, including sailing and golf, are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at ZAR 75 per day.

Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   236.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Portswood Road, Waterfront 8002, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1.2 mi
  • Esplanade
    2.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    1300 ft
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    1200 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    5000 ft
  • Kommetjie
    5000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    236

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 280 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 445 sq. feet
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    • Shower
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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 445 sq. feet
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        Family Double Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Single beds or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
        Size: 280 sq. feet
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        • Private bathroom
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          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 230 sq. feet
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          • Private bathroom
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            Executive Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed
            Size: 230 sq. feet
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            • Private bathroom
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              Executive Suite
              Bed type: Double bed
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                Imperial Double Room
                Bed type: King-size bed
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                  Imperial Suite
                  Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
                  Size: 895 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Commodore Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    Portswood Road, Waterfront 8002, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Cape Town
                      1.4 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Cape Town
                      1.2 mi
                    • Esplanade
                      2.1 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Den Anker
                      1300 ft
                    • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
                      1200 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Bloubergstrand Beach
                      5000 ft
                    • Kommetjie
                      5000 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      236

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Commodore Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Popular areas

                    • Green Point Common - 3000 ft

                    Places of interest

                    • Open Top Bus Tour - 400 ft
                    • Two Oceans Aquarium - 700 ft
                    • MyCiTi Station Granger Bay - 700 ft
                    • MyCiTi Station Waterfront - 1400 ft
                    • Nelson Mandela Gateway - 1700 ft
                    • Metropolitan Golf Club - 3000 ft
                    • Green Point Urban Park - 4600 ft
                    • MyCiTi Station Thibault - 5000 ft
                    • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 1.1 mi
                    • Signal Hill - 1.1 mi
                    • Malay Quarter - 1.1 mi
                    • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore - 1.1 mi
                    • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre - 1.1 mi

                    Convention centers

                    • Green Point Common - 3000 ft
                    • CTICC - 4600 ft

                    Shopping areas

                    • Cape Quarter - 3300 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Red Open Top Bus - 400 ft
                    • Signal Hill - 1.1 mi
                    • Greenmarket Square - 1.1 mi

                    Stadiums

                    • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium - 1400 ft

                    Museums

                    • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1.0 mi
                    • Bo-Kaap Museum - 1.1 mi

                    Parks

                    • Cape Town Stadium - 2000 ft

                    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                    • Two Oceans Aquarium - 700 ft

                    Business areas

                    • V&A Waterfront - 1700 ft
                    • Cape Quarter - 3300 ft

                    Public parking

                    • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 1.1 mi

                    Local attractions

                    • Bloubergstrand Beach - 5000 ft
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                    • Kommetjie - 5000 ft
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                    • Signal Hill - 1.0 mi
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                    • Bo-kaap - 5000 ft
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                    • Khayelitsha Township - 5000 ft
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                    Near the hotel

                    • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 1800 ft
                      1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
                    • Two Oceans Aquarium - 3600 ft
                      Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
                    • Cape Town Stadium - 3000 ft
                      Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
                    • Gold of Africa Museum - 4900 ft
                      96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Den Anker - 1300 ft

                      Address: Pierhead - V & A Waterfront
                      Phone: +27 21 419 0249

                      65% likes this, based on 400 reviews

                    • City Grill - 1300 ft

                      Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf
                      Phone: +27(0)21 4219820

                      73% likes this, based on 283 reviews

                    • Meloncino - 1700 ft

                      Address: Shop 259, Upper level
                      Phone: +27 (0)21 419 5558

                      86% likes this, based on 262 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian
                      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 22

                    • Greek Fisherman - 1200 ft

                      Address: Shop 157 Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront
                      Phone: 27 21 418 5411

                      69% likes this, based on 213 reviews
                      Cuisine: Greek

                    • San Marco - 1600 ft

                      Address: Shop 128
                      Phone: +27-(0)21-418-5434

                      76% likes this, based on 156 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian, European
                      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 20

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      236

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                    Commodore Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Commodore

                    Average guest rating

                    7.8out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 68 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      A great location for access to v&a, Robben Island etc. The Commodore welcomed children with the large room having a queen bed and a comy single fold out. (The Portswood next door would not take a booking with kids.) Lots of room left for bags and moving around. Breakfast was great and the restaurant served a delicious reasonably priced dinner. A great bar with large fire place for chilly nights. The staff were friendly and helpful.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      The staff was most obliging and friendly, offering help without being asked first. The breakfast was amazing, the beds were very comfortable.

                      The windows on the 4th floor open alarmingly wide - enough for someone to slip and fall out while trying to close the window.

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      The rooms , staff , and everything was perfect , the friendliness with my kids and family was A 1, The best for small kidds , Thank you

                      The taxi sevice was up and down ,Some taxi drivers tried to get as much out of you with detours and very high prices that differ everyday for the same route ???

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      the exceptional managerial team who looked after our every need without any hesitation - great great hotel !

                      the showers in the bathroom

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Friendly staff

                      I didn't find the Waterfron particularly interesting. Next time I would stay in the wine district or perhaps at a boutique hotel further down the coast or on the east side of the peninsula. Didn't really enjoy the centre of Cape Town, but loved all the other suburbs.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.0

                      The Reception staff were very helpful as was the tourist information desk.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.8

                      The Commodore is in a great location, the food was excellent and the staff very friendly.

                      The hotel seems to be old and when the wind blows it creeks and squeeks to the extend that you cant get to sleep at night.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.0

                      the car service and assistance was excellent

                      the service at the bar and lounge area was shocking

                    • Single
                      3.8

                      Only its proximity to the shopping at the v&a waterfront

                      The service was poor,very perfunctory,i requested three times for a duvet to make my extremely hard bed -softer-nothing happened.the room was never vacuumed dury my stay-how do I know- I left three grains of rice on the dirty carpet ,they were still there when I departed.the management staff were more interested in their regulars and flitted about with grim demeanours.the security staff were good at calling the lift,but the porters had not been briefed that car doors are always open and shut for the guests. upon my departure one of them half heartedly made a move to do so,i beat him to it by a mile.the cupboards were extremely dusty.i unfortunately place a couple of my folded white shirts on this unclean surface.i really did not enjoy the h

                    • Single
                      9.6

                      Very well appointed, friendly and helpful staff, excellent food and drink, great ambience.

                      There was nothing I didn't like about the hotel.

                    • Family with children
                      6.2

                      Breakfast buffet is excellent. Tables at the garden are also noce when whete\ther is good.

                      The hotel gave us a room of lower CLASS(standard room) than we booked. We stayed one night there before we moved in "right room(business room)" where we stayed another three nights after we complaint. no compensation nor special service was provided against the mistake. The hotel staff said "Business room and Standard room are same rate throgh Booked.net".(i don't know if this is true or not) We also had some other small troubles. One of those was that they accused us for not packing our baggages before we went to sightseeing when we moved in "right room" while we confirmed that we can pack them after we come back. Hotel staff entered in our room despite "Do not disturb" tag.

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      The staff was excellent as was the food. The location is a three minute walk to the waterfront. It is excellent value for money.

                      The only disappointment was the outdated equipment in the gym. I needed to work out the kinks after a 30 hour trip.

                    • Single
                      4.2

                      Car parking service and assistance for lifts etc.. breakfast was ok and staff there were nice in the serving area

                      Cost for car parking I had to move 3 times during the stay due to supplying a crap view, lack of space. My Balcony got flooded and then was never cleaned (slightly dirty) I eat in my room and service did not always hoover I used to only drink still water buyt ine evening they decided to put sparkling next to my bed internet usage was awful and should not be offered at a service due to speed restriction My charger was broken and then left on the floor in my room Look of bathrooms Loose balcony door let in draft and was noisy when windy

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      The staff are great, the food is good, the hotel is close to the waterfront and the hotel is comfortable.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      Good location ajacent to v+a waterfront, attentive staff and prices reasonable for meals and extras

                      They had a voucher system for interbet access that expired the evening before we left!. They did provide a new code but this was inconvenient. The access should be codeless - what are they worried about? They made a double charge oin my credit card. They did refunfd the second payment , but due to currency issues it cost me £20 for this mistake they made!

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Commodore Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Portswood Road, Waterfront 8002, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Cape Town
                      1.4 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Cape Town
                      1.2 mi
                    • Esplanade
                      2.1 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Den Anker
                      1300 ft
                    • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
                      1200 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Bloubergstrand Beach
                      5000 ft
                    • Kommetjie
                      5000 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      236

                    Hotel Awards

                    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSBest BusinessCape TownCommodore

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Hotels Recommended by Guests in South Africa

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