$141 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 20, 2015 Check-out: Jan 21, 2015

Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

2 stars
Portswood Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
8 reviews
Safe, clean, friendly for business travelers or tourists

Friendly accommodating staff, and safe, quiet clean hotel. Interestingly located within UCT school... See full review

  • Jeane
  • Nov 7, 2011
Great Location In Cape Town

An extremely conveniently located hotel which hits the price point perfectly. Provides exactly what... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 29, 2010
A sumptuous hotel in a unique environment in Cape Town

The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge in Cape Town combines style and sophistication with comfort, excellent service and a great central location that is close to many nearby attractions. Despite the building having once housed a prison, there is no lingering sense of incarceration and deprivation in the light-filled, open suites and rooms, which all come fully equipped to make guests' stays relaxed. The gym and spa area is a great place to relax, and business guests can choose from a number of different venues to host their meetings within the hotel. The hotel is located close to a number of shops, theatres, restaurants and pubs.

3 Reasons to Stay:
  • The hotel is uniquely housed in a nineteenth century building that was formerly a prison

  • The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge has 191 beautifully designed rooms with comfortable contemporary décor and style

  • The hotel has excellent conference facilities that can host up to 220 delegates

The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge Rooms

The rooms in the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge include 51 standard rooms, 67 business suites, eight deluxe rooms and six studios as well as family rooms and disabled access rooms, totaling 191 rooms overall. All come with air conditioning, satellite television, and well-equipped en suite bathrooms. Tea and coffee making facilities are also available. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available, and driers and washers are also available for guests' use.

Things to Do:
  • Take a gentle cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (4.3 mi/7 km)

  • Visit the restaurants and bars in the beautiful and buzzing V&A Waterfront (0.47 mi/0.75 km)

  • See Cape Town's oldest building, the Castle of Good Hope (4 mi/6.5 km)

  • Visit the Bo-Kaap Museum (1.5 mi/2.5 km)

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Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge Rooms

Standard Room
A comfortable and modern room with a view, 12 Twin & 39 Double rooms including air-conditioning, En-suite Bathrooms, LCD Flat Screen, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee Making-Facilities, Electronic Safe, Minibar Fridge, Executive Work Desk With Multi Plug Points, International Adaptors and Telephones.
Business Suite
A light and airy room with ample space, 32 Twin and 35 Double suites including air-conditioning, En-suite Bathrooms, LCD Flat Screen, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee Making-Facilities, Electronic Safe, Minibar Fridge, Executive Work Desk With Multi Plug Points, International Adaptors and Telephones.
Family Units
Big enough and structured so the whole family can fit. 15 Double, 12 Triple, 18 Quad Units including air-conditioning, En-suite Bathrooms, LCD Flat Screen, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee Making-Facilities, Electronic Safe, Minibar Fridge, and Executive Work Desk with Multi Plug Points, International Adaptors and Telephones.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Game room
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Handicapped parking
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Ramp access to buildings

Nearby points of interest

  • Two Oceans Aquarium: 0.1 mi
  • Green Point Stadium: 0.3 mi
  • Gold of Africa Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Long Street: 0.9 mi
  • Cape Town railway station: 1.2 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope: 1.4 mi
  • District Six Museum: 1.5 mi
  • City Hall and Grand Parade: 1.6 mi
  • Railway Service: 1.7 mi
  • Table Bay: 2.7 mi
  • Table Mountain: 3.5 mi
  • Camps Bay: 3.6 mi
  • University of Cape Town: 4.4 mi
  • Newlands Rugby Stadium: 5.3 mi
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden: 5.8 mi
  • Two Oceans Aquarium: 0.1 mi
  • Green Point Stadium: 0.3 mi
  • Gold of Africa Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Long Street: 0.9 mi
  • Cape Town railway station: 1.2 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope: 1.4 mi
  • District Six Museum: 1.5 mi
  • City Hall and Grand Parade: 1.6 mi
  • Railway Service: 1.7 mi
  • Table Bay: 2.7 mi
  • Table Mountain: 3.5 mi
  • Camps Bay: 3.6 mi
  • University of Cape Town: 4.4 mi
  • Newlands Rugby Stadium: 5.3 mi
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden: 5.8 mi
  • Athlone Stadium: 7 mi
  • Robben Island: 7.5 mi
  • Thunder City: 7.6 mi
  • University of the Western Cape: 12.4 mi
  • Bellville Velodrome: 12.4 mi
  • Chapman's Peak: 13 mi
  • Premier Classe Train: 13.5 mi
  • Noordhoek: 13.7 mi
  • Cape Winelands: 15.9 mi
  • Simon's Town: 18.9 mi
  • Boulders Beach: 20.3 mi
  • Cape Peninsula: 21 mi
  • Stellenbosch University: 25.5 mi
  • Cape of Good Hope: 30.2 mi
  • Clara Anna Fontein: 31.5 mi
  • Cape Point: 31.7 mi
  • Cape Agulhas: 110.9 mi
  • Cango Caves: 221.6 mi

Dining

Stonebreakers Restaurant
The newly refurbished Stonebreakers Restaurant offers an la carte and buffet menu daily in a relaxed atmosphere with magnificent views of both the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain. A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages is available from our full service bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (8)

Ratings and reviews for Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Overall score

2 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 8
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Review of Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Nashville
Nov 13, 2009

Basic hotel

Internet is sold in one hour certificates costing R50/hr. The hotel is basically a university dormitory type building.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

V&A waterfront

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