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Southern Sun Waterfront

1 Lower Buitengracht Street, CTICC, Entrance to V&A Waterfront, Cape Town City Center, Cape Town, South Africa 8000 (Show on map)

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based on 16 reviews
  • Area: Location: Cape Town City Center
  • Rooms : 546

Room Types
1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking
1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking
Family Room
Family Room
Executive King Room
Executive King Room


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Features of Southern Sun Waterfront

24-hour room service

airport transfer



business center

car park

coffee shop



executive floor

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

meeting facilities

poolside bar


room service

safety deposit boxes


shuttle service

smoking area

Sports and Recreation

fitness center


golf course (within 3 km)

outdoor pool



Wi-Fi in public areas


car park

valet parking


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Southern Sun Waterfront is conveniently situated opposite the entrance to the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town's premier leisure complex within easy reach of the financial and business district, the area’s vineyards and beaches, and Cape Town's international airport. With two state-of-the-art meeting rooms able to accommodate up to 40 people, and fully supported with state-of-the-art audio-visual and business technology, the Southern Sun Waterfront offers an ideal venue for business gatherings. The facilities available include two restaurants, car rentals, a tour desk, babysitting services, concierge facilities, dry-cleaning/laundry, a foreign currency exchange, a gift shop, an ice machine, a newsstand, porter/bellman, room service, safe deposit boxes, secretarial services, and complimentary parking. The 546 well-appointed guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a relaxing stay. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool and a fitness room. For your reservation at the Southern Sun Waterfront, please select the dates of your stay and complete our secure online booking form.
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-18 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Airport Transfer Fee
470 ZAR

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
165 ZAR

Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
1.6 Km

Distance to Airport
19.4 Km

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors

Number of Bars

Number of Floors

Number of Restaurants

Number of Rooms

Parking Fee (per day)
40 ZAR

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Time to Airport (Minutes)

Year Hotel Built

Year Hotel Last Renovated

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Melanie M. Solo travelers Canada, June 21, 2015
Capetown southern Sun

Comfort, service, food
Very nice, but missed the wine reception we enjoyed in Johannesburg Southern Sun. Also found another hotel right on waterfront in Capetown for comparable price so we moved there.
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Ricky W. Solo travelers Australia, October 29, 2014
Great location

Location and clean
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Edward W. Business travelers South Africa, September 27, 2014
Excellent, comfortable stay

Location, friendly and helpful staff, good food
Very enjoyable, comforatable. Loved the close proximity to Waterfront, CTICC and central city. Clean environment.
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Artscape Theatre
  • Long Street Baths
  • Bo Kaap Museum
  • Bo-Kaap Food and Craft Market
  • Devils Peak Estate
  • Granger Bay
  • Waterfront
  • District Six Museum
  • Cape Town Castle
  • Company Gardens
  • Houses of Parliament
  • South African Museum
  • South African National Gallery

From Cape Town International Airport to Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel: Head south and take the first (1st) right toward Aviation Crescent. Take the first (1st) right towards Aviation Crescent. Continue straight onto Aviation Crescent and at the roundabout, take the first (1st) exit onto Airport Approach Road. Travel for approximately 1.6km and merge onto Settlers Way/N2 via the ramp to Cape Town. Proceed for approximately 11.2km and merge onto De Waal Drive. Continue onto Nelson Mandela Boulevard. Now travel for approximately 5km and continue onto Buitengracht Street. Make a slight left onto Lower Buitengracht and the destination will be on the left hand side.

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