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"On business so pretty much out all day. Have stayed here previously and found it to be easy to work from. Had a couple evening meals there which were ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 02 Dec 2017

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Hotel Description

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town places you in the center of Cape Town, within a short 5-minute stroll of popular places like Cape Town International Convention Centre and Long Street. Highlights at this hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 537 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Additionally, free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are available.

A day of pampering at Utopia Beauty Salon & Spa can include massages, facials, and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Yizani, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the fitness center and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Cape Town City Centre hotel include Two Oceans Aquarium and Castle of Good Hope.

Standard Room (Surcharge)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$127* Per night/room 25 Nov. - 26 Nov.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Everyone (1)
3 out of 5

Reasonable Hotel

On business so pretty much out all day. Have stayed here previously and found it to be easy to work from. Had a couple evening meals there which were fine. Breakfast is too much of a feed lot and although part of the room package, i did not use and made my way to V&A Waterfront for breakfast. The room has a complimentry 250ml of bottled water and no other stock in the mini bar which is annoying and is something that the hotel should address.

Posted by , from Dubai on 2 Dec. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jan. 2018 by Pieter

Dear Bobby Thank you for your feedback following your stay with us. Your concerns regarding the complimentary water as well as the breakfast will be relayed to the relevant department heads. It is through feedback such as yours that we are able to improve our offerings. Thank you for your support. Kindest regards Pieter

About the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Location 1 Lower Buitengracht, Cape Town, Western Cape 8000

Property Features

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square meters). A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Cape Town hotel.

  • 537 guestrooms or units
  • 0 sq ft of conference space
  • 0 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) (19.5 km / 12.1 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town offers 537 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Satellite television is provided. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Yizani - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Policies

WiFi is provided up to 500 MB per room, per day.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 625 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 55 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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