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Protea Hotel President

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Bantry Bay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Surprise, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful hotel within walking distance to the beach and restaurants. The rooms were spacious and quiet. The pool area was very nice. The lobby was beautiful, with a winding staircase that went down to the elegant restaurant. The breakfast buffet was delicious. The only problem I had was, room service was slow and dinner in the restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in protea hotel president during our vacation trip. The location of this hotel is very strategic to nearby beaches, restaurant and shopping places. Staff are very frendly and helpful. The room itself have good layout and spacious. We recommend this hotel for any honeeymoon couples.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend in April 2014 (sorry for the late review!!) for a few nights on a first time trip to Cape Town. We were welcomed by the hotel Manager/Duty Officer who told us about local amenities, wifi, restaurant hours etc. He was extremely helpful in letting us know what to do with the short amount of... More

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Leyland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The protea president is a great place to stay. Just a few minutes by taxi to the fantastic harbour area and the rooms are really very good both in size and quality. We had a room at the rear of the hotel but with a great mountain view. The breakfasts here are fantastic with probably one of the best choices... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Protea Hotel President in Bantry Bay many times and I really like the ambience, particularly the beautiful pool in the mornings while it is still calm and reflecting the sky and surroundings. The hotel is almost ideally situated for lovely walks along the seaside through Bantry Bay to Clifton and Camps Bay, on the one... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely stay in this hotel. The location was good with local shops and chemist near by. The staff were really helpful. Did not get to use the pool area as Clifton beach was so nice. The rooms were of a good size and the view from my room was amazing. Really enjoyed my stay here and will return... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room is just standard, but the staff is very helpful, and very friendly.. u can get the real two sides view, mountain view, as u are close to the lion head mountain, another side is the sea view.. very pretty area.

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Upington, Northern Cape, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was just average. Staff not greeting. Staff using the lift to travel 1 floor from breakfast area to reception. Staff occupying the lift to the rooms and not even greeting you while they use "right of way" to enter the lifts. This happened regularly during our 4 day stay. It was not isolated. It actually was shocking. Reception had... More

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in the last week of May 2014, alongwith others members of a cricket team (Ambassadors of Cricket) many of whom were traveling to South Africa for the first time. The hotel made things easy right away as check-in, wifi, etc were mere formalities and our 4 nights here were comfortable. The weather wasn't very accommodating as both... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

As a local resident of Cape Town and used to great food.. a friend and I decide to have a Sunday morning breakfast at this hotel. The croissants were ice-cold and stale. Had to wait 15 minutes to get our coffee. The waitress was unfriendly. This is really a no go for R 165.00 per person. The bacon was overcooked... More

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Address: 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel President 4*
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Protea Hotel Bantry Bay
Protea Hotel President Bantry Bay, Cape Town

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The atmosphere of this magnificent sea-side 4 star hotel in Cape Town’s Bantry Bay area is relaxed, yet professional. 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 Senate Bar or a sundowner on the terrace, overlooking the magnificent rim-flow pool to the ocean. Once you have taken in the spectacular view you can let the Islands Restaurant tantalise your taste buds with its sumptuous cuisine. When you are not visiting the 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. Once you have discovered its remarkable variety of facilities, impeccable service and consummate luxury, you will agree that there really is no better choice of venue than Protea Hotel President, and it’s without a doubt the most eminent Cape Town hotel on the Platinum Mile. ... more   less 
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