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Protea Hotel President

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Neil Hemming
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is quite a difficult review to write. i did experience a few problems when i arrived but it was dealt with so quickly and professionally that I really don't want to complain about it. The General Manager, the Food and Beverage manager and generally all the staff were delightful. Very friendly indeed. One certain young member called Donavan was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Protea President has a huge amount of potential, but the exterior needs a facelift and the interior decor is outdated. It doesn't strike me as a four star hotel. Corridors to my room had old, smelly carpets, and the corridor walls were filthy and need of some paint. Room was very basic, but spacious. The gym facility is extremely... More 

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Bellville, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel with nice rooms with kitchenets and living rooms which makes it very spacy. Loved the balcony for great views and late night drinks. Stunning pool and awesome that they have plenty save parking for guests.

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London, United Kingdom
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200 reviews 200 reviews
109 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on last trip to SA and glad to see the hotel is still in good shape. Checkin was quick and allocated room on the 3rd floor overlooking the sea so the views in the morning over the ocean were amazing. Bedroom was fine, plenty of storage space and large sitting room with massive wall mounted tv. Bathroom sadly... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean apartment with sea view not too far away. ASuperb range of breakfast choices from fresh fruit, to meats, to cooked, everything really and you could mix and match. Lovely. Large comfy bed and TV in sitting room and bedroom. Not a great range of channels but not that important as we were out mostly. Wifi wasn't good and... More 

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New Forest, UK
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for 4 nights as part of a visit to South Africa. Hotel good, room excellent - we seemed to have had an upgrade from Mountain facing standard to sea facing mini-suite. Much appreciated. Buffet breakfasts were good with no long queues. Only eat in dining room one evening - it was a buffet with good choice... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a regular at the "president" I had to write this review as service got from bad to worth. One of the common things I encounter these days is that food trays from the rooms remain in the corridors for a whole afternoon or even throughout the day, not only being unsightly but also attracting all sort of little creepy... More 

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Cantley, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel at the very start of our trip to South Africa and after almost 24 hours in transit, we thoroughly enjoyed the warm welcome and the clean and pleasant environment of the hotel. Our room was very nice and clean during the 3 nights we stayed. The breakfast was also quite good with choices for every... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried to book a Universal/Disabled friendly room but they could not accommodate two adults and a child. We were offered an apartment with an upgrade charge. When I initially made the booking I spoke to someone who subsequently left the employ of the hotel and somehow our booking got lost in the cracks. The manager was nice enough... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just arrived from Cape Town, that amazing place. The hotel itself... I'm not sure. The location is great but then you have queues for everything. Do you need to go to the reception? You'll have to queue. They have a desk with tourist information, but guess what, there's a queue as well. I'm definatly not impressed with this hotel. The... More 

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PHPresidentHotel, General Manager at Protea Hotel President, responded to this review

Dear Mara402 GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. We would, therefore, like to thank you for taking the time to complete a GUEST comment on Trip Advisor. I can assure you that your comments will be used... 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*
Number of rooms: 349
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