Protea Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town

ex. Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Portswood Road Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape T, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000  show map
 3 stars
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Protea Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

Mini golf

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The spectacular 3-star Protea Breakwater Lodge offers airport transfer, concierge service and 24-hour reception. Founded in 1859, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2011.

Guests will enjoy the great location in the tourist center of Cape Town. The center of Cape Town is 3 km away from the venue.

Within walking distance of Waterfront district with an aquarium and a stadium.

Cape Town International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Protea Breakwater Lodge.

Rooms

This property has 191 luxury guestrooms including Family Twin Room, Business Suite and Standard Guest Room that are appointed with free Wi-Fi, a safe, individual climate control, TV and a minibar. Many guestrooms offer views of Table Bay and Cape Town Harbour. All rooms have wooden floor and traditional furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. The property offers a self-service restaurant serving international cuisine. At the modern café bar guests will enjoy a selection of refreshments and coffee.

Services

Guests can use limousine rental services on site.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a gym and fitness center. The hotel provides hiking, mini golf and cycling for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at ZAR 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   191.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Water Sports
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing
  • Mini golf
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Postal service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Clothes dryer

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Protea Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hotel Address:

Portswood Road Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape T, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2.2km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1.9km
  • Esplanade
    3.4km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    530 m
  • Mario's Italian (cuisine: Italian)
    480 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    191

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 18m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Double Room

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    Family Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Quad
    Size: 26m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    This family room features air conditioning and satellite TV. The minibar fridge is stocked on request.

    Room facilities
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      Family Two-Bedroom Suite
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 25m2
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      Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: King Size bed
        Size: 20m2
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        Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

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          Business Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed
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          Business Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofabed

          Room facilities
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            Business Suite
            Bed type: Double Bed
            Size: 12m2
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            DOUBLE BUSINESS-SUITE

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Protea Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town Cape Town location
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              Hotel Address:

              Portswood Road Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape T, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cape Town
                2.2km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Cape Town
                1.9km
              • Esplanade
                3.4km
              Restaurants
              • Den Anker
                530 m
              • Mario's Italian (cuisine: Italian)
                480 m
              Beaches
              • Bloubergstrand Beach
                1.5km
              • Kommetjie
                1.5km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                191

              Hotel Awards

              South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownProtea Breakwater Lodge

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in South Africa

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              Protea Breakwater Lodge Location

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              • Convention centers
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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Grand Parade - 1.9km
              • Long Street - 2.1km
              • Cape Town Parliament - 2.2km
              • District Six Church - 3.0km
              • Lion's Head - 3.9km

              Popular areas

              • Green Point Common - 800 m
              • City Center - 2.1km

              Places of interest

              • Open Top Bus Tour - 100 m
              • Signal Hill - 1.6km
              • Malay Quarter - 1.7km
              • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools - 3.0km
              • Queens Beach - 3.9km

              Convention centers

              • CTICC - 1.4km
              • Good Hope Centre - 2.5km

              Sport related

              • Cape Town Stadium - 500 m

              Shopping areas

              Museums

              • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1.5km
              • Boo-Kaap Museum - 1.8km
              • The South African Museum and planetarium - 2.3km
              • District Six Museum - 2.4km
              • Castle of Good Hope - 2.4km

              Parks

              • Company's Gardens - 2.1km
              • The Company Gardens - 2.2km

              Universities, Institutes

              • Cape University of Technology - 2.9km

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • Two Oceans Aquarium - 200 m

              Local Attractions

              • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum - 1.6km
                71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
              • Groote Kerk - 2.0km
                43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central
              • Iziko South African National Gallery - 2.3km
                Government Ave., Cape Town Central
              • St. George's Cathedral - 2.0km
                5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
              • St. James Beach - 2.1km
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 670 m
                1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
              • Two Oceans Aquarium - 1.1km
                Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
              • Bloubergstrand Beach - 1.5km
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Kommetjie - 1.5km
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium) - 770 m
                Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
              • Gold of Africa Museum - 1.4km
                96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
              • Bo-kaap - 1.5km
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Den Anker - 530 m

                Address: Pierhead - V & A Waterfront
                Phone: +27 21 419 0249

                73% likes this, based on 388 reviews

              • Giovanni's - 510 m

                Address: 103 Main Road, Green Point
                Phone: 27 21 434 6893

                77% likes this, based on 132 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen
                Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

              • City Grill - 570 m

                Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf
                Phone: +27(0)21 4219820

                80% likes this, based on 300 reviews
                Cuisine: Steakhouse, Grill, Hamburgers, Barbecue

              • Mario's Italian - 480 m

                Address: Greenpoint Main Road

                Cuisine: Italian

              • Greek Fisherman - 540 m

                Address: Shop 157 Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront
                Phone: 27 21 418 5411

                60% likes this, based on 217 reviews
                Cuisine: Greek

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                191

              Hotel Awards

              South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownProtea Breakwater Lodge

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in South Africa

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              Hotels nearby
              Cities nearby
              • Stellenbosch hotels - 40km
              • Franschhoek hotels - 65km
              • Paarl hotels - 54km
              • Somerset West hotels - 42km
              • Strand hotels - 41km
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              • St Helena Bay hotels - 127km
              • Montagu hotels - 127km
              • Green Point hotels - 3km
              • Camps Bay hotels - 5km

              Protea Breakwater Lodge Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Protea Breakwater Lodge

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Unique, very good harbor location. Modern furnishings

                View from the room was wanting.

              • Single
                9.4

                Comfort, location, affordability, friendliness of staff, service.

                I liked everything.

              • Family with children
                5.0

                Nothing. Poor service. No elevators near rooms. The ad on the internet is not the same as the real thing. No smoking facilities. No room service. No place to drink coffee early in the morning. I booked a room for my 2 children and there was only 1 double bed.

              • Single
                7.4

                Very pleasant stay though arriving late in the evening restricted exploring all the hotels atractions. Room was well furnished and very clean and comfotable. Good breakfast facilities and an excellent location.

                The Village that I live in is called deddington, not Deddingtton.

              • Group of friends
                9.0

                Very well located. Clean, modern and suitbale for business trip. Comfortbale at all.

              • Couple
                9.6

                The room was amazing.

                135R for breakfast was hugely overpriced for what there was to offer.

              • Single
                10.0

                The room is very comfortable and the modern design is great. Its location is perfect (within a short walk of the Aquarium, Waterfront..) and it was great value for money. The staff was nice and helpful.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                The room finishes, and location

                When it rains, you certailny can hear it through the roof

              • Single
                5.8

                This is not an hotel but a university campus. The room itself is very good, modern and comfortable but that's all.

                Currently the hotel is under renovation. Therefore it is not an hotel. You sleep in a University campus. No lobby, no fitness, no bar but a canteen... Very disappointing....

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The new decor and comfortable bed.

                The door to the bathroom is badly placed and must be a design fault.

              • Single
                10.0

                The staff were very professional and friendly. The room was always very clean and well-organised. The hotel was also quiet and serene.

                Directional signs were not always available or clear.

              • Single
                8.2

                Staff are friendly and helpful. the room was neat and clean. Design of room very nice and modern.

                Takes very long to get to the rooms, there is no easy access to specific areas of the hotel, if there is, an easier route was not shown to me. The restuarant is very expensive for the type/quality of food being served.

              • Single
                10.0

                This hotel was located perfectly for access to ' The Waterfront ' and just about anywhere else in the area you wish to visit. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful, and we were all very glad we chose this Hotel, and a big thankyou to all the staff there.

                The ' only ' let down was the price of internet access.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                We had a deluxe double for 2 nights. The room was spacious, modern and very clean. The bathroom had a separate bath and shower unit and was a frosted glass partition. Location fantastic for V+A Waterfront.

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                The central poisition of the hotel

                The basin bowl in bathroom is a little small

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Protea Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town Cape Town location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Portswood Road Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape T, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cape Town
                2.2km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Cape Town
                1.9km
              • Esplanade
                3.4km
              Restaurants
              • Den Anker
                530 m
              • Mario's Italian (cuisine: Italian)
                480 m
              Beaches
              • Bloubergstrand Beach
                1.5km
              • Kommetjie
                1.5km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                191

              Hotel Awards

              South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownProtea Breakwater Lodge

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in South Africa

              Use Badge