For £133 per day paid through agents Iglu we were allocated a standard atrium room. This is a lying misdescription (an atrium is a large open space in a building).The room backed on to a narrow void with barely any light, my wife who is a little claustrophobic, burst in to tears.
That said, the hotel is centrally placed and the concierge Thys is a character, the buffet is bearable and the rooms clean and a fair size, and they did give us a room facing the main road albeit with no double glazing a noisy air conditioner and annoyingly a fuzzy TV.
But it is scruffy with chipped paint and lifting carpet tiles...students would love it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in downtown Cape Town, within walking distance of the city’s many attractions, the Fountains Hotel offers all the services and facilities you would expect from an inner-city hotel. A gym, pool, bar, buffet restaurant with a terrace and the friendliest staff in town, all contribute to make the Fountains Hotel a luxury home away from home. Do make use of our FREE internet of 100MB daily.The City of Cape Town boasts a wide range of attractions. These include three World Heritage Sites, a diverse mix of cultural, historical and heritage sites, outdoor and leisure activities, entertainment, nature and environment, and of course, luxury wining and dining.But when all the exploration, sight-seeing and shopping have worn you out, the Fountains Hotel will accept you with open arms. The reception at the hotel is a welcoming space, furnished with couches to create a relaxation area. Those who would like to keep an eye on the work side of things, can turn to the hotel’sbusiness centre.Friendly and knowledgeable staff offer a full concierge service and can refer guests to the tourism centre, which is also located in the lobby. This centre is equipped with flyers and information about all the popular tours and destinations in and around Cape Town. The multi-lingual staff can also help with any bookings that need to be made.The Fountains Hotel is a secure establishment. We have qualified staff and a security station at each entry point of the hotel to ensure that our guests remain safe. Three levels of underground parking provide secure parking for our guests.24-hour room service is also available ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fountains Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
- Fountains Cape Town