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The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Portswood Road, Portswood SquareV and A Waterfront, Cape TownWestern Cape8002South Africa

4-star hotel with spa, near Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.4
Great location
Tasty breakfast
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The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town

from $206
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About The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town

This Cape Town hotel is next to the V&A Waterfront, within walking distance of the Two Oceans Aquarium, and the South Africa Maritime Museum. The hotel offers spectacular views of the majestic flat-topped Table Mountain, the Atlantic Ocean, and Robben Island.

Hotel Features.
The Commodore V&A Waterfront has a restaurant that is open for all meals daily, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar. A hot buffet breakfast is available. 24-hour room service and coffee in the lobby is available. This 5-star Cape Town property features an outdoor pool and a full-service spa offering massage and beauty services. Business amenities include a business center, secretarial services, and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Airport shuttle service is available upon request as well as valet parking (surcharges may apply). The hotel provides designated smoking areas.

Amenities featured in guestrooms include unlimited free high-speed Internet access, hair dryers, laptop compatible safes, coffee/tea makers, and minibars. Guestrooms have 35-inch plasma TVs with satellite service and access to pay movies. All guestrooms provide refrigerators and complimentary bottled water.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 236 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1292
  • Conference space size (meters) - 120
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 35-inch plasma TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Clipper Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Heritage, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Commodore Cape Town
  • Commodore Hotel Cape Town


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town


  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 9 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 11 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 23 min walk
  • Greenmarket Square - 35 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 39 min walk
  • Nobel Square - 5 min walk
  • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 8 min walk
  • Clock Tower - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 7 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 25 min drive
  • Free self parking

The Commodore Hotel, Cape Town

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