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Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is within a 5-minute walk of The Commodore Hotel while other popular sites like Two Oceans Aquarium are within a 15-minute stroll. This 236-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. In the historical district, it's also near Cape Town Stadium and Cape Town International Convention Centre.


Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


All 236 air-conditioned rooms feature balconies, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 35-inch plasma TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and desks are also standard.

Property features

The Commodore Hotel features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms.


  • Walking distance to Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This 5-star Cape Town property features an outdoor pool and a full-service spa offering massage and beauty services. The Commodore V&A Waterfront has a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar. Coffee is available in the lobby. Open 24 hours a day, the Commodore guest relations desk, located in the lobby of the hotel, offers tourist advice and can arrange a variety of services including Winelands tours, restaurant reservations, and adventurous excursions with Harley Davidsons and helicopters.

Situated next to the reception area is a small business center offering printing services, secretarial services, and wireless Internet access. The hotel has 2 conference rooms: The Americas Cup room seating up to 70 delegates and the smaller Blue Ribbon Room for 30 guests. Audiovisual equipment is available for hire. Airport shuttle service is available upon request as well as valet parking (surcharges may apply). The hotel provides designated smoking areas.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 236 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Garden 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1292 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 120 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Commodore Hotel offers 236 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. 35-inch plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

The Clipper Restaurant - Opening onto a terracotta terrace with views of the garden and pool, the hotel's restaurant serves appetizers, salads, sandwiches, light meals, pastas, main courses, and desserts.

The Admiralty Lounge - Open 24 hours a day, the bar and lounge area is a relaxing space with deep armchairs and sofas, and serves a wide selection of light meals, teas, and cocktails.

A breakfast buffet with hot items is served each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Casuarina Spa is a Premier Wellness Center on the 1st floor where guests can experience the latest treatments such as advanced spa facials, massages, and body therapies.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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

Spa Services

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


A city/local tax will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & 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.

National Rating

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

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