Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence

Cape Town, South Africa

Virgin rating

The hotel

Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence offers some fantastic views from the terrace, where you can enjoy sumptuous steak at The Stratus Room and unwind from a day of meetings or sightseeing. That’s what’s perfect about this hotel, it accommodates both business and leisure travellers in terms of both location and facilities. In the heart of the business district, but within walking distance of V&A waterfront and the restaurants and premium shopping it has to offer. Table Mountain, Signal Hill and Cape Town Stadium are all close by, so be sure not to miss a trip out to take in such sights – even if it is tempting to chill by the rooftop pool with a cocktail in hand all day. The apartments are perfect for longer stays, complete with kitchenette and room to spread out, with shades of azure, white and cloudy grey to match the ocean views. 

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool

Where is it

In the city’s central business district, 2km from V&A Waterfront. Transfer time from Cape Town International Airport: 20 mins.

Hotel information

237 rooms and several apartments, all of which include complimentary WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV with mirror casting, coffee/tea making facilities, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, mini bar* and hairdryer. Rooms will have views of either the harbour, mountain, city or sea. 

Standard Rooms feature 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults. 


Superior Rooms are more spacious, with bathrobe and slippers included as well as daily newspaper. These rooms have 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 aduls.

Premium Rooms are even larger in size, including the same amenities as the Superior rooms and 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults. 

One Bedroom Apartments feature a separate living room and kitchenette, with 1 king-size bed in the bedroom, sleeping maximum 2 adults. 

Two Bedroom Apartments has a separate living room and kitchenette, as well as 2 separate bedrooms each with 1 king-size bed; sleeping maximum 4 adults. 


The Stratus Room (fine dining offering buffet breakfast, and both buffet and a la carte options for dinner). The Ghibli Bar and Pool Terrace (rooftop bar serving drinks and light bites alongside live music). Sea Street Coffee Lounge (open 7am-4pm daily serving hot and cold drinks and casual food options). 

Rooftop swimming pool. Fitness centre. Jogging trails.

Complimentary WiFi. Laundry service*. Parking available*.

*denotes local charge

Rating summary

  • Location Image of the Tripadvisor rating
  • Sleep Quality Image of the Tripadvisor rating
  • Rooms Image of the Tripadvisor rating
  • Service Image of the Tripadvisor rating
  • Value Image of the Tripadvisor rating
  • Cleanliness Image of the Tripadvisor rating

Traveller rating

  • Excellent (256)
  • Very good (146)
  • Average (31)
  • Poor (26)
  • Terrible (21)
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great value for money

Jul 5, 2022 Fearless10686783856

Needed 1 1-night stay enroute to Johannesburg and I was pleasantly surprised as it was my first time using this particular hotel. The room was very clean and everything was functioning well and thank you for the water bottle!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating N/A

Jun 21, 2022 Emaby

The room is nice comfortable bed, polite staff and very well equipped gym. The views from the room and the gym are lovely as well. The food is good and room service gets delivered in around 15 to 20 mins
Image of the Tripadvisor rating False fire alarms

Jun 1, 2022 CrystalC0125

Had the fire alarm go off on 2 occasions (both false alarms) first time they were UNAWARE of it going off second time guests had to walk down 21 flights of stairs to safety after another false alarm was triggered and was prompted to do so. Apparently this is something that occurs quite often in this establishment based on other guests in the hotel… Read more
Had the fire alarm go off on 2 occasions (both false alarms) first time they were UNAWARE of it going off second time guests had to walk down 21 flights of stairs to safety after another false alarm was triggered and was prompted to do so. Apparently this is something that occurs quite often in this establishment based on other guests in the hotel and from a safety perspective this is unacceptable. In room dining ( room service) their service is always exceptional as well as that of reception. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Complete scam — you don’t get what you have paid for as advertised

May 22, 2022 dennrooij Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This hotel advertised a room that doesn’t exist in Booking.com. I had to change room 4 times abd carry my luggage up and down to get to something close to what I had booked, which is a room with an ugly bathroom made for people with disabilities. See photos. The manager Teboho is unprepared to deal with clients dissatisfaction and instead of… Read more
This hotel advertised a room that doesn’t exist in Booking.com. I had to change room 4 times abd carry my luggage up and down to get to something close to what I had booked, which is a room with an ugly bathroom made for people with disabilities. See photos. The manager Teboho is unprepared to deal with clients dissatisfaction and instead of giving me a better room or upgrading me, he said I should complain with Booking.com or leave the hotel. He took no responsibility for the mistake and expected the client to both live with and fix the problem. I tried to leave but they would not refund me. Complete nightmare this hotel. I came for a business trip and they put me seven nights in a room without a work desk as advertised in the photos. That’s not what I paid for. Never staying in this hotel again! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Mr

May 6, 2022 johnmorifi Gauteng, South Africa

It was a good experience to be host by Blu Radisson hotel. In future i will definitely consider Radisson hotel. The service was excellent and the staff was friendly. The food was good, including the vierity of menu