This traditional hotel underwent renovation in 2004, and includes 201 guestrooms across 2 four-storey buildings, of which 57 are suites. Facilities include an inviting and air-conditioned 24-hour reception desk, a safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom and a lift in the lobby. Dining and drinking options include a cosy bar, an inviting café and 2 stylish restaurants with a separate non-smoking area and highchairs. Various modern seminar and banqueting facilities are also available for those staying at the hotel on business. Furthermore, the hotel includes a souvenir shop as well as a hair and beauty salon. There is a playground and a babysitting service for younger guests. Those arriving by car may make use of the hotel car park and garage facilities.
Surrounded by 3.5 hectares of gardens, this hotel lies at the foot of Table Mountain, just 3 km from the lively city centre. Here guests will find various shopping and entertainment opportunities, cultural facilities and famous sightseeing attractions, such as the fort or the jail island, Robben Island. The main train station lies roughly 3 km away. In addition, the seaside of the Cape of Good Hope is only a 15-minute drive from the hotel.
The comfortable rooms each come with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, an Internet connection, satellite/ cable TV with a video recorder and a radio function, a minibar and a hire safe as standard. The air conditioning is individually controlled. All lodgings also feature a king-size bed. The suites are similarly equipped but are more spacious and additionally come with a separate lounge.
There are 2 swimming heated pools, a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with sun loungers laid out ready for use in the well-kept outdoor complex. Further facilities include a massage service and health spa. There is also an in-house gym as well as 2 hard tennis courts. Located in the vicinity is a diverse selection of golf courses.
Guests may select their breakfast from an ample buffet; lunch and the evening meal can be chosen from the à la carte menu whilst the latter may alternatively be selected from the set menu. Special dietary requirements and individual-specific dishes can be provided.
American Express, Diners Club and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From the airport take the N2 highway in the direction of City of Cape Town until the M3 highway that merges to form 5 lanes of traffic. Keep as far left as possible and proceed to follow De Waal Drive, which winds its way along the foot of Table Mountain. As you pass under an overhead walkway, slow down as you need to turn left into Mill Street. Pass the Gardens Shopping Centre on your left. Keep in the middle lane through 2 sets of traffic lights. Mill Street has now become Orange Street. On your left hand side you will see the pillars of the hotel entrance.
The hotel offers wheelchair accessible rooms and facilities. It is also possible to make use of the public Internet terminal and the room and laundry services. There is medical assistance available on request.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed