The three-star Protea Fire and Ice Hotel is in the heart of Cape Town's vibrant city centre between New Church and Victoria Streets. Set at the foot of Table Mountain with spectacular views of Signal Hill, the hotel is only minutes away from the meeting place for guided walks up the famous mountain or for those who would like to check out the view without the effort; the hotel is two miles (a five minute taxi ride) from the cable car base station. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, a shopping and entertainment Mecca, is also just a stone's throw from the Protea Fire and Ice Hotel. Here you can shop at over 400 retail outlets, choose from an array of entertainment options and enjoy fine dining. The nearby Clifton and Camps Bay beaches are worth checking out whilst you are here - remember your bikini! The location is also good for Cape Town's exciting nightlife scene and business travelers are within easy reach of the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
This boutique style Cape Town hotel isn't just in a great location - from the moment you enter the hotel reception and notice the retro suspended pod chairs, chic lighting and trendy decor, you will realize you have found somewhere slightly different! The hotel has a total of 189 luxurious guestrooms that are well equipped with air conditioning, trendy in-room showers, flat-screen televisions and wireless internet facilities. There is an inviting pool area and sun deck as well as a gym for those who fancy a work-out whilst the hotel's bar and restaurant have become one of Cape Town's most popular wining and dining attractions. In addition there are some excellent talking pieces including the cable car and shark cage themed lifts and the coffin style seating and wacky burial scene decor in the hotels smoking lounge.
Distance from Airport:
9 miles - Cape Town
All have - bathroom/shower - WC - satellite TV - telephone - hairdryer - safe - air conditioning - tea and coffee making facilities - wireless internet access - (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Eating and Drinking:
The innovative Protea Hotel Fire and Ice Restaurant and Bar is a popular hang-out for guests and locals alike. When you enter the bar it feels like you have walked into the world's wackiest and trendiest ski chalet. The stylish open bar mood is carried through into the restaurant where you can watch the hotel chefs in action in the open plan kitchen. You will find a superb range of cocktails on offer and ice is even placed inside the bar counter to ensure your drinks are kept icy cold whilst the restaurant serves gourmet milkshakes and burgers, American Style, and has both a la carte dishes and African specialities.
The hotels brand new swimming pool and recreation area provides sweeping views of Signal Hill and has been carefully designed for maximum enjoyment and tranquility. The swimming pool is a great place to start your day with a few laps or just chill after a days exploring.
This popular hotel will appeal to couples, families and groups of friends looking for luxurious boutique style accommodation with a difference. The pool, bar and restaurant are superb as is the decor and guestrooms. The location is also ideal for enjoying all of Cape Town's main attractions.
Couples, Families and Groups of Friends