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The President Hotel (formally known as Protea Hotel President) is surrounded by the stunning Lion’s Head Mountain range and Atlantic Ocean the hotel’s spacious rooms offer all the facilities that one would expect from a world-class hotel.

One can enjoy a cocktail in the newly refurbished Senate Bar or a sundowner on the terrace, overlooking the magnificent rim-flow pool to the ocean. Once you have taken in the magnificent view you can let the Islands Restaurant tantalise your taste buds with its sumptuous cuisine.

When you're not visiting famous Clifton Beach, the V&A Waterfront or Table Mountain why not pamper yourself at the Amber Hair Salon, or take in the sites of Cape Town with a tour on the hop-on-hop off Cape Town Site Seeing Bus. 

Once you have discovered is remarkable variety of facilities, impeccable service and consummate luxury, you will agree that there really is no better choice of venue than the President Hotel, and they are with out a doubt the most eminent Cape Town hotel on the Platinum Mile.

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Tel: +27 (0) 21 794 1619
email: info@mycapetownstay.com

The President Hotel

Hotel Facilities
The President Hotel has everything one would expect from a full-service, world-class hotel. The hotel offers guests a curio shop as well as the internationally renowned Amber Hair Salon & Nail Bar. With over 200 parking bays, ample space for buses to turn around, friendly porters to greet & assist you with your luggage, a security controlled entrance and 24 hour surveillance, there really is no better place to relax and unwind.

For those wanting to do a bit more exploring there is a travel & tours desk, as well as a transport desk situated opposite the reception area. They are on hand to assist with arranging Cape Wine Route Tours, V&A Waterfront / Canal Walk shopping & transfers to and from the airport and, for those young or young at heart, they are happy to collect you after a night out at some of Cape Town’s hottest clubs. The hop-on-hop off Cape Town Site Seeing Bus also has a stopping up point directly outside the hotel.

Sporting and Leisure Activities
The 4 star hotel in Cape Town has a wide range of activities on offer for guests to enjoy. Spend lazy afternoons at the swimming pool (not heated), taking in the stunning views of the sea and beach, or enjoy a number of sporting facilities (including watersports) in the vicinity. These include tennis, squash, bowls, golf, jetskis and a gym. There is also an in-house gym complimentary to all guests, as well as a physiotherapist and doctor on call to the hotel.

If you're looking to do some shopping, the Canal Walk Shopping Centre has a scheduled shuttle which will pick you up and drop you back off right outside the hotel's front door. The V&A Waterfront also runs a shuttle which stops nearby the hotel. 

Babysitting services are available on request.

The newly refurbished Islands Restaurant & Senate Bar has always been an iconic feature of this impressive hotel.

The Islands Restaurant can seat up to 170 people, along with an additional 120 people on the Terrace. Serving a sumptuous buffet breakfast daily, including fresh pastries & fruit and the most extraordinary selection of hot foods, it really is a feast for all.

Lunch and dinner are served from a delightful a la carte menu, with the most mouth watering seasonal buffets being run during the summer months for dinner- you would be hard pressed to find better value for money.

During summer enjoy a meal on the Terrace under a truly African Sky or unwind in the Senate Bar after a long day. Why not try our signature cocktail “Passionate at the President” which is the perfect mix of passion fruit, fresh lime and Wyborowa Vodka. It’s sure to ignite a passionate affair between you and the most eminent Hotel along Cape Town’s Platinum Mile.

The hotel also offers 24 hour room service for those needing a midnight snack

Conference-goers can expect a relaxed environment with no interruptions and can enjoy their tea and coffee breaks out on the pool deck overlooking Cape Town's famous Atlantic Ocean.

With a dedicated Banqueting manager & staff tailor-made conferences are our area of expertise! We have conferencing packages to suite every taste and budget. Please contact out banqueting department for more information. 

The President Hotel offers 3 conferencing venues seating up to 100 people per venue, depending on the seating style needed. Alternatively the 3 rooms can be opened into one big venue which is perfect for large conferences, gala dinners, cocktail functions, weddings or Matric balls.

Weddings at the President Hotel
The President Hotel is a well-established venue to host the most special day of your life. We offer mouth-watering food prepared by our executive chef and the best guest service to ensure your day is even more unforgettable.


  • Bar(s)
  • Car Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Fitness Club/Gym
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Internet available onsite
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Souvenir/Gift Shop(s)
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor
  • Wheelchair access


  • Arrival/departure point transfers (Extra charge)
  • Babysitting - Paid
  • Concierge/Travel booking and Confirmation
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Doctor/Nurse on call
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Service (i.e. to/from town centre - included in price)
  • Vehicle Hire/Car Rental can be arranged


  • Cycling
  • Jogging/Walking

Languages Spoken

  • English