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Within a short walk of Santos Beach, Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay is within a mile (2 km) of St. Blaize Lighthouse. This 31-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Cape St Blaize Cave is also 1 mi (1.7 km) from the hotel, which is in the historical district.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10 AM.


The 31 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. 54-cm LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in pillow menus. Free bottled water, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. If you drive, self parking is ZAR 40 per night, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 380 per person one way. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a conference center, a computer station, and express check-in.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 40 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). This Mossel Bay hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay has designated areas for smoking.

  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Year Built 1846 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay offers 31 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. A pillow menu is available. 54-cm LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

This Mossel Bay hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillow menu 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Cafe Gannet Restaurant - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 PM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators

Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 185 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 380 per person (one way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 40 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Up to 10 children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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