Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

1 Lower Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Cape Town, 8002

About Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town

Situated between the world famous Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel is ideally located for business or leisure travelers. This hotel, previously named the Holiday Inn Waterfront, is within walking distance of the vibrant Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and a short 15-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport. Close by are the Cape Peninsula’s well known beaches, Camps Bay and Clifton, as well as the Cape Town city centre.

The Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel has 546 well appointed guest rooms and features facilities and services such as a superb breakfast room, additional restaurant, cocktail bar, fitness centre, outdoor swimming pool, curio shop and 24 hour secure underground parking. For the business executive there are meeting rooms, a business centre and wireless internet connectivity in all restaurants and bars.

A shuttle service to and from the Waterfront is available upon request and the Hotel's secluded swimming pool area provides a relaxed haven for guests to unwind after a busy day.  An efficient concierge desk is open 24 hours a day to attend to guests’ needs, including travel, tours and car hire requirements.


Different standards of rooms are available at the Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel. All have en-suite bathrooms and the following features:

Air conditioning, remote controlled colour television with satellite, work desk with lamp, modem connection, direct dial telephone with voicemail, in-room movies, safe, tea & coffee making facility, iron & ironing board on request and hairdryer. Executive rooms & suites feature a mini bar and trouser press.

There is 24 hour room service to all rooms.

Hotel Services:

  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Concierge - offers a range of services
  • Laundry / valet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shoe shine (on request)
  • Wake-up calls
  • Doctor / dentist on call
  • Hospitality lounge
  • Fitness centre
  • Late check-out available on request
  • Babysitting on request
  • Parking facilities: Undercover parking at nominal charge - (24 hour security)
  • Pet policy - Only Guide dogs allowed

Business Services at the Hotel:

  • Secretarial service (on request)
  • Facsimile service available
  • PC / printer service available
  • Data projector subject to availability
  • High speed internet access
  • Telkom T-Zone wireless internet access hot spots
  • Self service workstation with internet connectivity

Sightseeing, landmarks and attractions easily accessible from the Hotel:

  • Cape Town International Airport 20 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (shops and restaurants) 1 km
  • Grand West Casino 15 km
  • Clifton Beach and Camps Bay Beach 5 km
  • Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadium 10 km
  • Table Mountain cable car station 1 km
  • Lionshead and Signal Hill 1 km
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre CTICC 500 meters
  • Cape Winelands
  • Cape Peninsula, Cape Point, Cape Point National Park
  • Hout Bay 10 km

Room Types


  • Executive
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Standard Room

  • 546 Standard Room
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