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Duns, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We stayed 4 nights after a wonderful, long, arduous tour of SA. The hotel is a busy, popular large hotel but it easy to chill out and relax. The staff are very attentive and will quickly follow up any requests, such as sending an iron and board to our room. The food is good, with an excellent value buffet in...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments on TripAdvisor. It's great to know you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the facilities the hotel has to offer. I hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We stayed in the Hotel for over two weeks we found the hotel to be excellent value for money Nadia Simon (guest service manager) was a delight to deal with, the staff polite, and very obliging.The suite we had was very nice, the pool area good. All the hotel was kept clean to a high standard air con very quiet...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted to know you had a great holiday with us and that all our staff were friendly and helpful. I hope to see you back at the President Hotel for your next holiday. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We made last minute plans to go to Cape Town for Valentine's day weekend and got a room at the President Hotel. Had a fun weekend with friends. Hotel was pleasant, could use some updating, staff was friendly and engaging. Hotel is good value overall though we paid top price given the weekend we were visiting.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing us for your Valentines Day & Thank you for the post on TripAdvisor. Its great to know you had a good stay and enjoyed yourself in Cape Town with friends. We hope to see you back at the President Hotel soon!!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed at this hotel which was full and the end of January to the beginning of February 2016 as part of an organised tour. There was plenty of room in the restaurant even at peak times, the staff were friendly and helpful. The accommodation is good and everything worked, however some others in our party had problems with the...

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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 you had a wonderful stay with us at the President Hotel and that the staff could be of such great assistance to you. The Team would definitely love to see you back on your next visit to Cape Town. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Regina, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Great hotel with nice spacious rooms. We didn't stay in the hotel long but we will be back soon for three nights. We were out most of the time but the pool looked very inviting. I'll be hitting that up next time.

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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. The Team cant wait to welcome you back for your 3 night stay. The pool is definitely a great place to relax and have a bite to eat. I look forward to seeing you soon!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

we feel at home and very comfortable, it was pleasant experience to stay and enjoy the scenic view, rooms are neat and clean with modern amenities, location of the hotel is on the beach and rooms are sea facing

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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 have noted your positive feedback and are delighted you had such a great stay with us. I hope to see you back at the President Hotel soon!!!! Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

West Midlands, UK
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I have stayed at this hotel 5 times in the last 30 months: 4 of those occasions were on business and paid for by my employer; so I considered it inappropriate to review too much. However the last occasion was on holiday after retirement. I had booked another hotel but, ironically, got transferred back to “The President”!! I now feel...

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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 on TripAdvisor. It's great to hear you enjoyed your room and the location of the hotel. It really disappoints me to know that you encountered inconveniences during your stay. There is no excuse for any of your concerns raised. I have handed your concerns over to the relevant managers who...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The president is a fine, big hotel. Wonderfully spacious with a very high standard of decor and refurbishment. The food in the large restaurant is a buffet service, very well presented; of high quality and with a very good selection and range of dishes. The breakfast fair is the same every day but it would be difficult to want a...

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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 glad to hear that you enjoyed our meals and breakfast at the Hotel. It disappoints me though to know that you received poor service. Thank you once again for raising your concerns with us. I have handed your concerns over to the relevant Mangers and they are dealing with...

Reviewed 12 February 2016

A friend and I had no idea where to stay in Capetown, where we went a couple of days before our tour of S. Africa. Boy, were we lucky to pick the President Hotel! Our huge, beautiful room overlooking the ocean was so liveable, we wanted to just stay there. The room had a large living area for entertainment/TV watching...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your post of TripAdvisor. Its really great to know that you had such an amazing stay with us and you got to experience all the facilities of the Hotel. I hope to see you back at the President Hotel soon for another fantastic and relaxing stay. Kind Regards Jeremy Clayton

Bantry Bay
Reviewed 12 February 2016

VERY disappointed!!!!! I arrived late and tired. 1 The port watched me struggle to remove my suitcase from my car. 2 The receptionist was apathetic and disinterested when booking in. 3 The phone in my room did not work 4 I ordered room service (simple - burger and chips) took over an hour to be delivered eventually arrived at 2355...

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

Dear Mr Kelleher, Thank you for taking the time to your concerns to my attention. I am deeply disappointed in the service you experienced at the Hotel during your previous stay. Short of making any empty promises I hope you will afford us the opportunity to make this up to you when they next visit. We are working hard to...

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Amenities

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: €118 - €234 (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:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I was on the 4th floor, sea @ pool view - great !”
 of 5 bubbles JayHarrow, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend any room with the sea view”
 of 5 bubbles breeze_of_wind, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 335duncand, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has great views over the bay”
 of 5 bubbles Crannah10, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view not a mountain view! Have to request a balcony too.”
 of 5 bubbles 123SueO, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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