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Protea Hotel Durbanville
Nestled amongst vineyards of the Durbanville Wine Route, Protea Hotel Durbanville is the ideal venue for business trips, conferences, training and TEAM building, or simply a relaxed base from which to explore the region.
The hotel is surrounded by D’Aria Wine Estate’s award-winning vineyards on one of the Cape’s oldest farms. We’ve carefully incorporated a winelands feel into our décor, starting with the entrance through wide cellar-style doors into a stone-clad reception area that is warm and cosy in winter and cool and refreshing during the hot summer months. Enjoy sampling local wines while you check in – Durbanville is famed for its cool climate Sauvignon Blanc's as well as Shiraz and Merlot.
Protea Hotel Durbanville combines all the essentials required for a comfortable, efficient and no-fuss trip: complimentary wi-fi broadband internet access is available throughout the hotel and conference venues; HD LCD screens with USB ports are in every room and in the 24-hour business alcove which includes PC access and printing facilities.
Add into the mix a funky pool deck serving the best pizzas around, a relaxed restaurant and a warm and vibey bar lounge, perfect for after work or pre-dinner drinks. Life isn’t only work, after all.
The hotel’s lay-out makes all facilities easily accessible while still providing quiet, seclusion and privacy when guests want to recharge their batteries after a busy day. Protea Hotel Durbanville is a complete business travel package at very affordable prices.
The hotel offers:
For a quick overview of the hotel and facilities, download the FACTSHEET here.
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Protea Hotel Durbanville’s relaxed and stylish 95-seater restaurant will keep you well-nourished during your stay. Typically open for breakfast and dinner, the restaurant is available as a venue for your event lunch as well.
For breakfast we offer you extensive choices from our hot and cold buffet. There is something for everyone, including delicious healthy options. Breakfast is served from 06h30 until 10h30 on weekdays and until 11h00 on weekends and public holidays.
Whether you’ve been hard at work shopping, sightseeing, or simply hard at work, dinner is a relaxed affair, allowing you to unwind at the end of a long day. Sit back in our winelands-inspired restaurant, which includes touches of old-world elegance.
Our extensive Italian-inspired menu will keep your taste buds tingling with pastas, pizzas and steaks sizzling on the grill. Of course, being Cape Town, we include tasty seafood fresh from the ocean, and perennial winter favourite, pork belly roast.
View our full menu here: A La Carte Menu
If you are travelling with the family our kiddies’ menu will keep the little people happy on the food front.
View the menu here: Kiddies Menu
Pool & Terrace
At the heart of Protea Hotel Durbanville is our pool terrace. Warm, sunny and sheltered, it boasts a large swimming pool surrounded by chilled, scattered seating and funky sun loungers. Luxuriant greenery surrounds the area providing a laid-back space for after-work drinks and snacks – including some of the best wood-fired pizzas in the area.
View our menu here: Terrace Menu
The pool area spills out from a warm and vibey bar and lounge area. Scattered seating, a cosy fireplace in winter and cool tunes make the bar and lounge perfect for after work drinks or to carry on an important business conversation.
A wide bar menu compliments our refreshing cocktails, beers or a glass of wine from a local wine farm.
Protea Hotel Durbanville's conference facilities are custom built to provide you with a professional and seamless event experience, with a touch of the extraordinary, situated in the heart of the Durbanville winelands.
Boasting the largest function venue options in Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs and superior training or break-away venues to suit smaller groups, our conference and training venues offer a productive working environment with creative tea break and TEAM building options to keep you inspired.
With six venue options, the hotel is ideal for boardroom meetings, presentations, training, TEAM building, seminars, conferences and weddings. Click here to view our CONFERENCE PACKAGE
For more on our conference venues and what we have to offer, click here: More Than A Conference
Situated 25 kilometres, 20 minutes from the city of Cape Town, and just off the N1 national road, the Bellville-Tyger Valley-Durbanville area is a thriving alternative business district. Home to well-known South African entrepreneur (and astronaut) Mark Shuttleworth’s operations the area is a hot bed for both the technology and financial services sectors. Protea Hotel Durbanville is adjacent to The Vineyards Office Estate and five minutes from Santam, Metropolitan and Sanlam Investment Management, with Vodacom, the T-Systems data centre and SARS across the highway in Bellville.
A complimentary shuttle service is available from Protea Hotel Durbanville to the main office parks and shopping centres in the area. These are at set times and subject to availability.
The Cape Town International Airport is only 17 km away and the hotel is centrally located to easily access Paarl, Somerset West, Century City, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town CBD as well as the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
To reach the hotel from the airport:
For those using GPS, simply load these co-ordinates: -33.856553,18.626794
The area is a shopping mecca with established Tyger Valley Shopping Centre and luxurious Willowbridge Shopping Centre, including the Barnyard Theatre, both located five minutes from Protea Hotel Durbanville. N1 City and Canal Walk Shopping Centres are less than 15 minutes away, for the true shopaholics to enjoy.
Despite the growing corporate and retail activities, the area is wonderfully lush and green, home to some of Cape Town’s more upmarket residential suburbs, Durbanville and Tygerberg nature reserves, as well as the Magic Forest walking and mountain bike trail.
A short cut through the winelands takes thrill seekers to the famous kite-surfing and surfing beaches at Blouberg, Big Bay and the rest of the West Coast. A choice of Durbanville and Bellville golf courses, as well as Bells Academy driving range and Virgin Active gym provides the sporty with enough activity to keep them occupied.
The Durbanville wine route is one of the Cape’s oldest farming areas. It is home to nine wineries – many estates winning awards for the superb cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc produced in the area. Red wine fans should look out for Durbanville’s Shiraz and Merlot. The wine route also offers an excellent choice of restaurants ranging from country kitchen to fine dining. Regular events include farmers markets, concerts and picnics. And of course Protea Hotel Durbanville itself is surrounded by the D’Aria Wine Estate’s vineyards.
If it’s nightlife you are after, the buzzing Tyger Valley Waterfront and Edward Street will keep you entertained with cocktails and music. Buena Vista Social Club and Westwoods are local favourites. For those travelling with the family, Cool Runnings Toboggan Track, Ratanga Junction Theme Park, ten-pin bowling, ice skating and putt-putt mini golf are just a few of the attractions to keep everyone busy.
The 32m² rooms are comfortable and stylishly furnished in keeping with the winelands location. Earth-tones, marble and natural fibres calm the senses to create a tranquil retreat from the hubbub of a busy working day.
The rooms comprise of 20 x standard, 8 Deluxe and 1 Superior room. The Deluxe rooms offer private wooden deck balconies with patio furniture to ensure you relax after your busy day. Our Superior room offers a corner comfort with stand-alone Victorian bathtub and laminated floors, ideal for the VIP stay or even the honeymoon couple.
All rooms include:
Protea Hotel Durbanville also offers 64 apartments, ideal for families, long stays or sharing corporates. The apartments offer a luxurious lounge with seating area and private en-suite bathroom for each room. You will be spoilt for choice of 32 one-bedroom or 32 two-bedroom apartments.
Self catering options are available, please request upon reservation.
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