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President Hotel, Cape Town

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
4 Alexander RoadBantry Bay, Cape TownWestern Cape8001South AfricaGreat location! See map

Suburban hotel in Bantry Bay with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.0
  • As I said, enjoyed my time off from my work day. Pool area was great, liked the pizza…Jan 29, 2018
  • Terrible. ZERO customer service. Management think they are wonderful and are always right…Dec 4, 2017
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President Hotel, Cape Town

from $76
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Mountain View
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Sea View
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View (Single Use)
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View (Single Use)
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Mountain View (Single Use)
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Sea View (Single use)
  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Private Bathroom, Sea View
  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sea View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 349 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Self parking *

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 5 km *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7532
  • Conference space size (meters) - 700
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1997
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

Dining

Islands Restaurant - This restaurant is located by the pool. A children's menu is available.

President Hotel, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • President Protea Hotel
  • Protea Hotel President
  • Protea Hotel President Cape Town
  • Protea President
  • Protea President Cape Town
  • President Hotel Cape Town
  • President Cape Town

Policies

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Self parking costs ZAR 60 per night with in/out privileges

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 165 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 330 per person (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in public areas for ZAR 30 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)

Area shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around President Hotel, Cape Town

Landmarks

  • In Bantry Bay
  • Queens Beach - 2 min walk
  • Sea Point Swimming Pool - 10 min walk
  • Milton Beach - 16 min walk
  • Green Point Park - 38 min walk
  • Maiden's Cove - 41 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Camps Bay Beach - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 11 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 29 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 59 reviews

President Hotel, Cape Town
Very Good8.0
Nice property but so many issues
Buffet breakfast has many delicious offerings. Table service is friendly but the people preparing eggs to order seem unhappy but maybe that’s because many of the guests are rude to them. Shower water was unpredictable - sudden changes from cold to hot to cold made for an unpleasant experience. Front desk staff also seem overwhelmed but again - many rude guests interrupting them constantly. No electrical outlets near the bed - this is 2017, get with the times.
Victor, us2 night business trip
President Hotel, Cape Town
Fair4.0
Horrible customer service!
I had great expectations for the President hotel as I had stayed there within weeks of it opening in the 90s. Boy was I wrong. We arrived and somehow the hotel had a system glitch and the room book was "unavailable" despite a booking 3 months in advance. We booked a double sea view room (I had even called to confirm the room a couple of days in advance and all looked good). When we arrived we were given a twin mountain view room which was TINY. Our luggage barely fit. We were told by the front desk manager Kassiem that we should check back the next day for our originally booked room type and that we would recieve a discount for the 2 nights. A day goes by and no room available. Finally on the second day we were moved to our booked room type helped by Thomas (who actually was very helpful). The breakfast was good but service lacking as it took 20+ minutes to get some coffee....Upon checkout the front desk associate had no record of any discount we were supposed to get and back and forth emails from Kassiem have not resulted in any successful discount despite him saying its been processed and confirmed with Expedia/Hotels.com. How on earth can you run a business and not have the ability to provide a discount/refund?! It is absurd and its been 2 weeks now. I'm starting to think it was a farce to calm us when our room wasn't available. Will not be back!
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
President Hotel, Cape Town
Exceptional10.0
Great iconic hotel.
Great hotel. Passages are a little tired though. Breakfast is fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Mark, us4 night family trip
President Hotel, Cape Town
Very Good8.0
Great hotel right on water
Loved the hotel location. The service staff could show some courtesy to its customers.. esp. in the breakfast area. Rooms were great, comfortable, decent size. right next to beach.. awesome for running on the water.
Mukesh, us1 night business trip
President Hotel, Cape Town
Exceptional10.0
Great few days in Cape Town
This hotel was perfect for our stay in Cape Town and ideally located between V&A and Camps bay. We had a little hiccup with them finding our reservation at check in but after that everything was pretty much perfect. Service can be a little slow at times but to be honest the hotel was fully booked when we were there. Although the rooms are a little dated they are a good size and comfortable and the rest of the hotel facilities are great!
Nesreen, gb5 night trip

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President Hotel, Cape Town

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