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Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is within a 5-minute walk of The Portswood V&A Waterfront while other popular sites like Two Oceans Aquarium are within a 15-minute stroll. This 4-star hotel has 103 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Cape Town Stadium and Cape Town International Convention Centre are also nearby.

Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM. Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service.

Rooms

The 103 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including sofa beds, minibars, and safes. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and TVs. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

At The Portswood V&A Waterfront, guests have access to an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee during limited hours. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a porter/bellhop.

Highlights

  • 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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Portswood V&A Waterfront's lobby opens out onto a terrace and bar area with marble-topped tables and large wicker chairs. Surrounding a sparkling blue swimming pool with running water feature is a terracotta tiled courtyard where guests can bask in the sunshine or enjoy a light lunch.

Adjacent to the swimming pool area is a small air-conditioned boardroom seating up to 12 delegates. In addition to this is a business centre with free printing facilities and complimentary high-speed Internet access, located next to the reception. Coffee is served in the lobby.

  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1996 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Sofa bed  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Guests of the The Portswood V&A Waterfront enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning.

Quarterdeck Restaurant - Occupying what used to be the Cape Colony's convict station, the Quarterdeck restaurant is an intimate dining area with original stone-work, wooden-beamed ceilings and low lighting. Guests can sample a wide selection of local dishes prepared in the traditional Cape Malay cooking style which mixes sweet and savoury flavours using spices and other seasonings. A separate lounge and terrace menu serves lighter meals including salads, burgers and sandwiches. Open for lunch and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of The Portswood Hotel have full access to all leisure facilities at the next door Commodore Hotel including free use of the health club, sauna, and swimming pool, as well as access to the on-site wellness spa which offers a range of beauty therapies and treatments.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

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.

Hotel Name

  • Portswood V&A
  • Portswood V&A Hotel
  • Portswood V&A Hotel Waterfront
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Hotel Cape Town
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Hotel
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Cape Town

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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