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Southern Sun Waterfront, Cape Town

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Description & Facilities


4 Stars




City Centre
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The Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town hotel presents its guests with stunning sunsets out over the Atlantic Ocean. Located just a 15 minute drive away from the Cape Town International Airport and only a 5 minute walk from the Cape Town International Convention Centre, this hotel is a great choice for business trips, holidays or a combination of the two.

A variety of room types exist and these include rooms with double beds, queen beds, executive king beds and special rooms with wheelchair access. Amazing views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer both quality and comfort in their design.

The decor is classy and tasteful and is serviced with '24 hour in room dining' and satellite TV channels. Each room also has wireless internet access via prepaid vouchers and a workstation for the business traveller. The spacious rooms have flat screen TVs and air-conditioning whilst certain room types have a living room, mini-bar and espresso machine.

The Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town has a bar serving exotic cocktails, beers, wines and spirits in a unique atmosphere as well as a fully equipped gym and outdoor swimming pool.

Nearby facilities include a golf course, bowling greens, mountain bike rental, pitch & putt, paintball, squash & tennis courts, volleyball and spa and the Southern Sun Waterfront is only 600 metres from the V&A Waterfront.

The V&A Waterfront offers a mix of spectacular views over the working harbour as well as containing numerous world-class restaurants, shopping and a craft market.

Cuisine at the Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town is presented through the newly renovated Yizani Restaurant, which offers dishes inspired by the local area and South African.


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Southern Sun Waterfront
Local Attractions
  • The Blue Train - < 1 mile away
Flight Time
12 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 15 minutes by Road

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"Mixed. 10 days of sunshine out of 21"
"Very good"
"1 day of rain otherwise good"
"Generally good."
"The weather was good but a little mixed"
"Just great"


"Sunny, windy and 1 day rain"
"Excellent for all 3 weeks"


"hot with just one day of rain in Cape Town."
"Barring two days of rain/wind sunny and hot moderated by the breeze"
"Generally the weather was excellent and not too hot. There were one or two cloudy days and a little rain in the first week but otherwise no problems"
"Hot days, cooler evenings. Currently a drought in the Cape area."


"Raining in Durban to start with, but some lovely sunny days. Not too hot."
"better than expected."


"average for early winter"


"Cold at night but the days were glorious"


"Well we a little dubious before we went away as we had been warned that is was the Winter in South Africa during our stay ... we were so lucky and the sun shined for our stay and most importantly for our Wedding day ... Cape Town would still have been beautiful but was made even more stunning with the sun!"
"First 2 days in Cape Town were warm and sunny, but last 2 days were colder, overcast and rainy."


"Ok not as hot as we had hoped but we knew we were being optomidtic"
"Their winter was on par with the summer that we left in the UK"
"OK, a bit of rain but not much. Quite cold at times"
"Good, as it was the end of their winter it was more like an English summer"


"Spring like with teperatures around 60-65F. Bright days with some sunshine. We did not experience any rain."
"first day was cloudy but brightened up and was sunny for subsequent days."
"Warm spring weather"
"Two overcast days. Average of 26 degrees celcius. Very comfortable."


"Very Good in Capetown"
"90% of the time it was hot and sunny."
"Very varied - rain and winter coats in Cape town and very hot in other places. We needed the complete range of summer/winter wear!"


"Brilliant, warm throughout our stay"
"suuny and warm but some days windy and quite cool at night."
"Not too good for early summer (rain and wind for the middle 10 days (we were there for 21 days), but it didn't stop us doing anything."


"The weather was excellent-very warm and not a cloud in sight"

Southern Sun Waterfront, Cape Town

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Rating Summary

Rooms 8.0 / 10
Service 7.0 / 10
Food 8.0 / 10
Facilities 8.0 / 10
Average 7.5 / 10

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