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Protea Hotel President
The atmosphere of this luxurious sea-side 4 star hotel in Cape Town’s Bantry Bay area is relaxed, yet professional. The accommodation is luxurious yet affordable. It is a resort in the city; it is the Protea Hotel President. For business or leisure there is no better choice of venue. Surrounded by the stunning Lion’s Head Mountain range and Atlantic Ocean the hotel’s spacious rooms offer all the facilities that one would expect from a world-class hotel.
One can enjoy a cocktail in the newly refurbished Senate Bar or a sundowner on the terrace, overlooking the magnificent rim-flow pool to the ocean. Once you have taken in the magnificent view you can let the Islands Restaurant tantalise your taste buds with its sumptuous cuisine.
When you're not visiting famous Clifton Beach, the V&A Waterfront or Table Mountain why not pamper yourself at the Amber Hair Salon, or take in the sites of Cape Town with a tour on the hop-on-hop off Cape Town Site Seeing Bus. Not only can you purchase these tickets from the Travel Desk but you can also use the bus stop situated right outside the hotel as your starting point. Tickets to the Two Oceans Aquarium, Helicopter flips around the Cape Peninsula or Robben Island Day trips can also be purchased from the Travel Desk.
Once you have discovered is remarkable variety of facilities, impeccable service and consummate luxury, you will agree that there really is no better choice of venue than the Protea Hotel President, and they are with out a doubt the most eminent Cape Town hotel on the Platinum Mile.
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Protea Hotel President - Exclusivity on Cape Town's Beachfront
For those wanting to do a bit more exploring there is a travel & tours desk, as well as a transport desk situated opposite the reception area. They are on hand to assist with arranging Cape Wine Route Tours, V&A Waterfront / Canal Walk shopping & transfers to and from the airport and, for those young or young at heart, they are happy to collect you after a night out at some of Cape Town’s hottest clubs. The hop-on-hop off Cape Town Site Seeing Bus also has a stopping up point directly outside the hotel.
Sporting and Leisure Activities
If you're looking to do some shopping, the Canal Walk Shopping Centre has a scheduled shuttle which will pick you up and drop you back off right outside the hotel's front door. The V&A Waterfront also runs a shuttle which stops nearby the hotel.
Babysitting services are available on request.
Bantry Bay, the start of the Platinum Mile, introduces the Protea Hotel President, a sectional title concept in affordable business and holiday accommodation in Cape Town. 30 kms from Cape Town International Airport, 5km from Cape Town station and central Cape Town, minutes from famous beaches.
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The Protea Hotel President is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Cape and to experience a beach holiday in Cape Town. Only 5 minutes from the famous V&A Waterfront and Two Oceans Aquarium, 5 minutes from Clifton and Camps Bay Beach, 10 minutes from the Table Mountain Cable Way, 25 minutes to Canal Walk shopping centre and 30 minutes to the international airport.
Teenagers and adults alike can walk along the Sea Point Main Road adjacent to the hotel where they can find many department stores, boutiques and restaurants. Directly in front of the hotel are small beaches as well as popular surf spots. The Sea Point promenade, popular amongst locals for romantic strolls and jogging - starts in front of the hotel and continues to the V&A Waterfront. On this walk, children can be entertained by a park, a putt-putt course, the blue train picnic area and a maze. For the fitness enthusiast, The Virgin Active gym is a 3 minute drive away and, for those wanting to experience Cape Town's nightlife, there are many trendy bars and clubs within a 10-minute driving radius.
Cultural attractions nearby include the parliament buildings, SA National Art Gallery, Planetarium, National History Museum, The Gold Museum, craft markets, The District Six museum and The Cape Castle. Robben Island can be seen clearly from the hotel and boat rides to the island depart 5 minutes away at The V&A Waterfront.
For nature lovers, there are many hiking and walking trails up and along Table Mountain and Lions Head and, 40 minutes away from the hotel, you can find wine routes and farms where one can sample the Cape's world-class wines, cheeses and South African farm-stall goods.
Whatever it is you seek, you're sure to find it in or around the Protea Hotel President, one of the most sought after 4 star hotels in Cape Town.
The Protea Hotel President boasts 349 bedrooms spread over 6 spacious floors.
Keeping up to date with international trends the hotel offers 1 of its 6 floors as a smoking floor. GUESTS are able to choose between Sea & Mountain facing rooms, as well as whether to have a twin (2 x ¾ beds) or a queen room. The hotel also offers 3 rooms for the disabled, including ramps & elevators wide enough to accommodate physically challenged GUESTS. Apart from their standard rooms the hotel also offers 1 & 2 bedroom apartments which are suitable for families or those just wanting a bit more space.
All rooms include either two 3/4 beds or a queen bed with a full ensuite bathroom. Other in room features include:
Our one & two bedroom apartments also includes a separate lounge area.
The Islands Restaurant can seat up to 170 people, along with an additional 120 people on the Terrace. Serving a sumptuous buffet breakfast daily, including fresh pastries & fruit and the most extraordinary selection of hot foods, it really is a feast for all.
Lunch and dinner are served from a delightful a la carte menu, with the most mouth watering seasonal buffets being run during the summer months for dinner- you would be hard pressed to find better value for money.
During summer enjoy a meal on the Terrace under a truly African Sky or unwind in the Senate Bar after a long day. Why not try our signature cocktail “Passionate at the President” which is the perfect mix of passion fruit, fresh lime and Wyborowa Vodka. It’s sure to ignite a passionate affair between you and the most eminent Hotel along Cape Town’s Platinum Mile.
The Islands Restaurant Menu Options:
How would you like to feel as though you were dining in a different country every night? Well, now you can – thanks to the Protea Hotel President's delicious, new A la carte menu! From Monday to Saturday, you'll be able to sample rich, savoury, sweet and scrumptious fare from all over the world – with a differently themed buffet every night!
Conference-goers can expect a relaxed environment with no interruptions and can enjoy their tea and coffee breaks out on the pool deck overlooking Cape Town's famous Atlantic Ocean.
Weddings at the Protea Hotel President Hotel
The atmosphere of the luxury 4 star hotel in Cape Town is relaxed, yet professional. The accommodation is luxurious, yet extremely affordable. It's a resort in the city. It's the Protea Hotel President, a luxurious seaside hotel in Cape Town. For business or leisure, there's no better choice of venue. Most of the exclusively spacious rooms and suites overlook the Atlantic Ocean or Lion's Head, offering facilities one would expect of a world-class hotel, ideal for a beach holiday in Cape Town.
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The atmosphere is relaxed, yet professional. The accommodation is luxurious, yet extremely affordable. It's a resort in the city. It's the Protea Hotel President. For business or leisure, there's no better choice of venue. Accommodation consist of exclusively spacious rooms and suites, with breathtaking views of either the Atlantic Ocean or Lion's Head. Experience seasonal entertainment whilst feasting on a sumptuous themed buffet in the Islands Restaurant, or try our a la carte menu for lunch or dinner. After a long day, unwind in our well-appointed Senate Bar, or relax over sundowners on the terrace.
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