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Bantry Bay
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Spent five nights here while visiting Cape Town. Had one of the ocean facing rooms. The hotel and rooms was clean and well presented. Buffet breakfast had a wide variety of food. Staff always courteous and polite. The hotel is located in an ideal location to get around Cape Town. Ideal having the Hop on Hop off bus stop close...

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us aswell as the location of the Hotel. I hope to see you on your next visit to Cape Town. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Bantry Bay
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Even though they were really busy, they were polite. Managers didnt hide in backoffice when it got busy. Lovely views of sunset while having a really good cocktail. Very good shuttle service with a driver that seems to know every shortcut to every club, upmarket restaurant and tourist atraction. For an overnight stay it is well priced and value for...

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your post on TripAdvisor. It's great to know you had a good stay with us and enjoyed the location of the Hotel aswell as the Hotel itself. I hope to see you soon!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Hotel with a fantastic view. Super location. Great breakfast! I can highly recommend the President Hotel to any Business or Leisure travelers. Safe parking at Hotel for ZAR 60 per night. Walking distance to beach and ocean. Close to public transport and Sea Point Promenade.

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It's great to know you had a good stay with us and that you enjoyed the location of the Hotel aswell as the Food, Staff and facilities. I hope to see you again soon!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Got to the hotel after an 11 hour flight hoping to get into bed only to find many hairs in the bed as though it were from a beard, called housekeeping and they took approx 40mins to arrive at my room! Then I had hoped I could exchange currency at reception... Only to be told that 200rand is the maximum....

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments and concerns. It disappoints me to know you did not have a good stay with us. My apologies for the inconveniences caused to you during your stay with us. This is most defiantly not the service we are proud to offer and so well known for. I have handed your concerns over...

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Having the most wonderful time at the President Hotel. We have enjoyed it so much we've extended our stay by 2 nights. Nadia who is the Guest Relations Manager has been beyond helpful and we have even recieved a room upgrade - what an amazing way to end an incredible stay at this hotel. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted you had a great stay with us and even extended your stay by 2 nights. It's great that Nadia could upgrade you and be of such great assistance during your stay. I hope to welcome you back again soon!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Bantry Bay
Reviewed 19 May 2016

President hotel is one of best hotel i ever visited, all the stuff from the entrance till the back of house were absoutly stunning, great service in the room, restaurants, swimming pool. The room was always clean all the time with a beautiful sea view, my girl friend loved the view from our 4th floor room. Reception stuff were always...

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. It's great to know you had a good stay with us and that all staff treated you well. I hope to welcome you back again for another relaxing weekend. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Bantry Bay
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Had an excellent stay at the President, would definitely recommend due to its location, great service, very comfortable rooms and excellent breakfast. Staff were efficient and friendly and it makes travelling for a business that much easier.

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your post on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted to know that you had a great stay all round, I look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The hotel is conveniently located and it's near the ocean beach. Service is very good and have nice breakfast. The only thing that I really wanted was a bath tub, my room had a shower only. Enjoyed time there.

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It's great to know you had a good stay with us and enjoyed the location as well as the great service. We most defiantly have rooms with baths, please on your next visit to the Hotel, email us and let us know you would like a bath. I hope to...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is good but the service of the housekeeping could have been better. They didn't understand much. Have to call many times for drinking water. Otherwise the reception was very helpful. What I like best was the service at the restaurant on the breakfast place. And can't miss to mention the Breakfast was amazing and got good variety of...

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I'm delighted you had a good stay with us and that you loved the Breakfast and Reception staff. My apologies for Housekeeping not understanding your requests. I will hand this over to the Housekeeping Manager and she will look into the matter. I hope to see...

Reviewed 12 May 2016

I love this hotel, especially the breakfast. It is filled with everything you can think of, from custom omelettes, to a selection of dried fruits, oats, granola, yogurt, fresh fruit, pancakes, pastries, cheeses, salmon and more! The rooms are quite small, but you dont spend much time in them any way since you are out most of the day, so...

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President_HotelCT, General Manager at President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. It's great to know you love the President Hotel, and the buffet breakfast. As for the WIFI, we are aware of it and we are in the process of upgrading our systems. I look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay!! Kind Regards Jeremy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience affordable and luxury living in Cape Town's most beautiful urban resort, the President Hotel is a peaceful haven just a step away from the buzz of Cape Town's CBD. Situated in the wind-free suburb of Bantry Bay, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of endless ocean horizons set against the backdrop of the infamous Lion's Head and Table Mountain. Exquisitely designed for maximum light and a sense of space and tranquility, the President Hotel offers an enticing selection of restaurants, bars, lounges, conference facilities, gardens and terraces to suit your changing moods, desires and needs. The hotel's 349 rooms and apartments combine contemporary sophistication and comfort with spaciousness and each and every guest room is beautifully appointed with a semi self-catering kitchenette. The President Hotel has all the luxury facilities and guest services you would expect in any world-class hotel. Work, Rest and Play at the President Hotel that offers you the best of both worlds: In the City and By the Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about President Hotel

Address: 4 Alexandra Avenue, Bantry Bay 8001, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel President)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: $155 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — President Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 349
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Bantry Bay
Protea Hotel President
President Hotel Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
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