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Protea Hotel Sea Point

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Arthur's Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel reminds me of the Novotel hotel in Amsterdam. It is modern and the staff is very friendly and efficient. We checked in late but the reception still organised supper for us. Definitely worth a stay.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at all of Protea's Cape Town properties, and this one's about middle of the pack, but feels a little more premium than an average three-star hotel. The blue/white seaside decor vibe is really nice, food is decent, and service is good for a three-star. There are some nice touches throughout the hotel, but be warned the standard... More

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Windermere, Florida
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i wound up staying at the protea hotel sea point based on a recommendation from a colleague and a good rate online. what really made it fantastic for a short stay was that the protea hotel sea point is excellently situated in sea point, less than a block from the beach, red tourist bus and the main drag in town,... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights over a period of 8 days, checking in and out 3 times when leaving to stay with family etc. By the 3rd time the staff recognised us and welcomed us back. The staff were all really really helpful and friendly. We used the laundry service twice which we were pleased with. The hotel has... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear cosmos328is Thank you for staying at the Protea Hotel Sea Point and for the insightful review! It looks like you had a very busy visit to Cape Town and we look forward to welcome you back again. May I suggest that on your next visit - have a look at one of our interleading sets of rooms. The sets... More

Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The room is smaller compared with other hotels we stayed at in other cities in South Africa, but it is bigger than the Protea Hotel OR Tambo we stayed at in Johannesburg. The room is very nice - clean and nicely decorated. There is a small balcony that gives you a view of the waterfront. The location of the hotel... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear MLancaster Thank you for staying with us and for the informative review you wrote. The hotel gives you the best location in relation to restaurants, shops, beach and access to explore the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town CBD, Camps Bay and Hout Bay. I look forward to welcome you back again and then try some of the new restaurants in... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I slept like a child in the seriously comfortable beds here. Hotel staff went out of their way to help me with anything from getting extra room keys to printing documents and getting online. Housekeeping was great. I loved being 5 minutes from the beach and 2 minutes from banks, restaurants and supermarkets. Only complaints: the shower pressure was a... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear Daniellach Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Protea Hotel Sea Point. Thank you for the compliment to my TEAM - I will share it with them. I agree with you 100% about the comfortable beds - in fact I have one in my house and I love it. The location of the hotel... More

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was my first time in Cape Town, I needed a comfortable to stay after a long trip on a bus from Pretoria. The hotel is in a satisfactory location with partial views of the sea. The reception area was good with a friendly employees. I fell in love with those colourful lightings on the passages. I requested a room... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear Boo-ngane We have completed the refurbishment and the new Protea Hotel Sea Point has a tranquil freshly different feel. You must honestly come down to spend a weekend with us again! You will love the colours and the communal table with iPads in the lobby. The fresh new rooms have 9 plug points in, black out curtains, comfy king... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Not a bad hotel at all. I was initially put in a room without a desk - (really!) but on request my room was changed without fuss. Not sure how the booking process works but when a guest books under the name of a corporate, during the week, surely you assume the person is on business and therefore needs a... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear Rob S Thank you for staying with us and for the review - apologies that you did not get a room with a working desk on arrival. At Protea Hotels we always try to anticipate, meet and exceed GUEST expectations - if ever you are in our area again - let me know and we will make sure you... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The hotel is lovely, but bare in mind, you will only get a partial sea view. Very clean and comfortable rooms. In South Africa, we only stay at the Protea Hotels. Protea Hotel Sea Point was our second choice as we always stay at the Protea Hotel President, but unfortunately they were fully booked and I understand why. But we... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear Kershree Thank you for staying with us and I am pleased that we could live up to expectation. We are in the process of making 'night caps' more available - please let me know when your next visit is going to be so that we can stock your mini bar. Wishing you safe travels! More

johannesburg
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our 2 night stay at this hotel. We found our room type, superior, perfect for us and spacious. I do not know how the rooms looked before the refurbishment, but they look smart and stylish and welcoming. The service received from all staff was spot on and friendly. I like its closeness to the ocean.... More

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Janneman B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Sea Point, responded to this review

Dear es786 Thank you for staying at the Protea Hotel Sea Point and for the review. I am pleased you had a great stay and will share your compliments with my TEAM. We have noted your suggestion with regards to the bathroom. We look forward to welcome you back soon and ensure you book a superior or deluxe room for... More

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Address: Arthur's Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Sea Point 3*
Number of rooms: 124
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