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The Westin Grand Hotel Cape Town Arabella Quays(5 stars)

Convention Square, Lower Long Street View on map
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  • Hotel in general
    5.4
  • Room
    5.4
  • Service
    5.3
  • Location
    5.1
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.4

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    8
  • very good
    -1
  • acceptable
    1
  • poor
    0
  • terrible
    0
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Tina-Luise Zobel
Incentive trip to Cape Town
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Other stay
  • May 2015
Centrally located near by the beautiful water front. Easy to reach with many facilities and super friendly and attentive staff. Rooms are spacious and have all the necessary equipments and furnishings. Large bathroom which was great. Large variety at the breakfast buffet. Starting from the second day the staff knew how we drink our coffee. We had a wonderful stay and enjoyed every minute of our time there. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Location
    4.8
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
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Don
Great hotel right in the heart of things!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • City break
  • April 2015
This is where we started our South Africa trip, with an amazing stay in Cape Town. The hotel is located central to nearly anything you want to do in town. Cab rides are cheap at night. Walks are safe during the day. We went to table mountain, did a Cape tour, went to the harbor, and went to Robben Island. The rooms were very nice and the staff were very helpful. The breakfast buffet is great and keeps you going all day. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
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Jayant
Efficient for Purpose
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Business trip
  • May 2014
A good hotel for business travellers, especially if you are involved in activities at the Convention Centre next door, like I was on this occasion. I found the hotel security and safety features good, and amenities were clean and efficient. Small things I particularly liked were the heated floor in the bathroom and the spin dryer for wet swimming costumes at the 19th floor pool! The pool itself was nice enough with a great view outdoors. One (of the two) restaurants was closed for renovation so food choices were limited during my stay. I found food & drink prices in ... the restaurant reasonable, but that is pretty much the case in most South African outlets from my perspective. read hotel review
  • Location
    4.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.3
    Variety of food and drinks
    3.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    4.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
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Roswitha
Best hotel with the best view of Table Mountain
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Other stay
  • January 2014
We received prompt and friendly reception on arrival after a long and tiring flight from Australia. We had requested a room with view, and boy we got that and more. The room was large, a second large change/ luggage room, and beyond that a large bathroom with separate shower and bath tub. It was like having three rooms separated by doors to each. We had upgraded to the SPG members rooms, which meant we enjoyed free drinks that evening, free breakfast each day. Dinner was only a nominal charge extra in the private dining room, all very exclusive with attention ... to personal service. One of the best facilities was the shuttle bus which operates every fifteen minutes to and from the harbour, where you'll find great shopping and dining as well as street entertainment all in a safe environment. At the end of the night the shuttle is there to take you back to your relaxing hotel. It all helps to make your stay so enjoyable. I would definitely stay there again. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
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Hans
Great hotel.
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • January 2014
Top class hotel in a very good location a beautiful city. The friendly and bright atmosphere throughout the house. We found nothing to complain about. read hotel review
  • Location
    5.8
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Service
    5.7
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
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Dan
Unconditionally recommendable city hotel.
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • January 2014
Very good location. Shuttle to waterfront. Good accessibility with the car since it's directly by the congress centre. City center within walking distance. read hotel review
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
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Thomas
Hotel with a view.
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • December 2013
Top hotel in central location, short walk to the waterfront and downtown. Views of cape town, the waterfront and table mountain from the restaurant on the 19. floor (club floor). read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    5.3
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
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Emiliano
Bad service
  • Hotel not recommended
  • Singles
  • Other stay
  • September 2013
The main issue is that the hotel is way too expensive if you look at the service and quality of food provided. Apart form that, service was pretty bad, staff was unhelpful, rude and unprofessional. read hotel review
  • Location
    3.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    3.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    3.0
    Other leisure activities available
    3.0
  • Gastronomy
    3.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    3.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    4.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    4.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    3.0
  • Room
    3.5
    Size of the room
    4.0
    Size of the bathroom
    4.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    3.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    3.0
  • Hotel
    3.7
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    3.0
    Family friendliness
    4.0
  • Service
    2.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    2.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    2.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    2.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    2.0
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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Hairdressers/Beauty salon
  • Business centre
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Kitchenette
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Pets allowed
  • Complementary bottle of water
  • Toiletries

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Diabetic menu
  • Hotel bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Bicycle hire

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages
  • Sauna
  • Steam room/ turkish bath
  • Whirlpool

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Airport transfer
  • Car hire
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Children welcome
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Dry cleaning