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

Wi-Fi
Parking

ZAR 75 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

Commodore Hotel is located in the middle of Waterfront district and offers views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain. Renovated in 2005, the hotel combines imperial architecture with ultimate comfort.

Commodore Hotel lies near the rocky beach. The property is neighboring a stadium, bars and an oceanarium as well as Cape Town Stadium and V&A Waterfront.

The venue is set next to shopping centers and a market.

The metro station Metropolitan Golf Club is easy to reach. The hotel is around 20 km from Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

A breathtaking view over the bay welcomes guests to junior king suite, imperial king suite and executive king suite offering en suite bathrooms along with an individual safe, TV, a patio, a trouser press and coffee/tea makers. In-room self-catering facilities include a dishwasher and a stove.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a complimentary hot buffet breakfast. The a la carte restaurant serves exquisite seafood meals. Guests can quench their thirst at Admiralty bar with a favorite drink. Located in a mountain area, Greek Fisherman and Den Anker serve a wide range of meals.

Services

The hotel offers a safety deposit box, a designated place for smoking and an elevator for general needs and a slide projector, a meeting room and a photocopier for corporate travelers.

Relax

A sun terrace, an outdoor swimming pool and loungers are available for guests' enjoyment. A gym and a fitness center as well as hiking, sailing and horse riding are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.0 km
  • Esplanade
    3.3 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.0 km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    370 m
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    350 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5 km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5 km
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

Commodore photos Room Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    21 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Standard|Twb, Standard Twin Room

Commodore photos Room Hotel information
Family Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Media:Cable TV
Room Description:

Standard|Family Queen w/ Breakfast EB+31

Commodore Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Green Point Common900 m
  • Green Point Common900 m

Places of interest

  • Open Top Bus Tour100 m
  • Two Oceans Aquarium200 m
  • MyCiTi Station Granger Bay200 m
  • MyCiTi Station Waterfront400 m
  • Nelson Mandela Gateway500 m
  • Green Point Urban Park1.4 km
  • MyCiTi Station Thibault1.5 km
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1.7 km
  • Signal Hill1.8 km
  • Malay Quarter1.8 km
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore1.8 km
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre1.8 km

Convention centers

  • CTICC1.4 km

Shopping areas

  • V&A Waterfront500 m
  • Cape Quarter1.0 km
  • Cape Quarter1.0 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Red Open Top Bus100 m
  • Signal Hill1.8 km
  • Greenmarket Square1.8 km

Stadiums

  • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium500 m
  • Cape Town Stadium600 m

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum1.6 km
  • Bo-Kaap Museum1.7 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Two Oceans Aquarium200 m

Underground stations

  • Metropolitan Golf Club900 m

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital1.7 km

Local attractions

  • Bloubergstrand Beach1.5 km
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  • Kommetjie1.5 km
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  • Signal Hill1.7 km
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  • Bo-kaap1.5 km
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  • Khayelitsha Township1.5 km
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Near the hotel

  • Cape Town Diamond Museum520 m
    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
  • Two Oceans Aquarium1.1 km
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Stadium 890 m
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
  • Gold of Africa Museum1.5 km
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Den Anker370 m

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

    65% likes this, based on 400 reviews

  • City Grill380 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 283 reviews

  • Meloncino490 m

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

    86% likes this, based on 262 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 16

  • Greek Fisherman350 m

    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 Marco470 m

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

    76% likes this, based on 156 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, European
    Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 15

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
    2.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.0 km
  • Esplanade
    3.3 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.0 km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    370 m
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    350 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5 km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5 km
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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