Protea Hotel Grahamstown
Grahamstown, City of Saints, lies exactly halfway between Durban and Cape
Town, South Africa. In the heart of this fascinating historical town, you`ll find the Protea
Hotel Grahamstown, a landmark in this enchanting cultural centre and the ideal
way to experience this fascinating town in style. All rooms are stylishly
decorated, with en-suite bathrooms, TV, air-conditioning and coffee machines.
The hotel is perfect for business and leisure travellers. It boasts a very
popular family restaurant, the Calabash, as well as the Oasis a la carte
restaurant and cocktail bar and Champs action bar. Full conference facilities
and secretarial services are also available, while various sporting and
leisure activities can be found nearby.
Hotel Location: An hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, home of Rhodes University and the prestigious National Arts Festival. Centrally situated in the quieter part of the CBD, the impeccably refurbished Protea Hotel Grahamstown will introduce you to a timeless world of complete comfort, warm hospitality and careful attention to your needs.
Distances from: Fish River Casino - 75km, Port Alfred - 58km, Port Elizabeth - 125km and East London - 200km.
Also near to airports, harbour, station and the Thomas Bains and Andries Vosloo Nature Reserves, as well as the Addo Elephant National Park.
Hotel Rooms: There are 33 rooms to choose from - standard rooms with en suite bathroom to a family or luxury suite, all of which are graciously decorated and complete with modern luxuries such as colour satellite TV, air-conditioning, direct dialling telephone and coffee machines, to mention but a few.
Hotel Facilities: Once you've settled in, you might like to visit the lively Champs Bar, which boasts sports big screen TV, pool tables and much more. Or, if you prefer a quiet pre-dinner drink, you can visit the elegant Oasis a la carte Restaurant and Cocktail Bar before selecting a deliciously prepared dish from the restaurant's excellent menu. Alternatively you can treat your family to a mouth-watering meal in the Calabash Expresso Bar and Family Restaurant.
Sporting Facilities: If you're feeling energetic, you can take advantage of a wide range of excellent sporting facilities nearby. These include squash, golf, tennis, bowls, a gymnasium, a swimming pool and horse riding facilities. What's more, a host of water sports awaits you in Port Alfred, only half an hour's drive from the hotel.
Conference and Banqueting Facilities: Conference-goers are admirably catered for in the fully renovated Albany Room which offers a comprehensive range of modern conference equipment as well as fax and secretarial facilities. The Albany Room is ideal for functions ranging in size from 10 to 120 delegates, while private meetings can be held in the hotel's intimate boardroom.
Hotel Attractions: Surrounded by 16 national, provincial and private game reserves with the Big 5, as well as crocodile and ostrich farms. An in-house tour operator will gladly arrange safari trips to the surrounding areas as the surrounding countryside offers a wealth of places to discover, such as the Thomas Bains Nature Reserve where you can see white rhino, eland, kudu, buffalo and wildebeest. In addition, a scenic drive will bring you to the unique Addo Elephant National Park and, if you`re in the mood for an evening of glamour and excitement, the Fish River Casino is just 40 minutes drive away.
Other places of interest include: Natural Sciences Museum, with a special Wildlife "Touch" gallery, great for kids. The JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology has extensive collections of marine and fresh-water fish, fish skeletons and fossils. The Oldest Official Letter Box In South Africa, though not the eldest known letter box in the world, rates in the top twenty. The Observatory Museum, home to the only working Camera Obscura in the Southern Hemisphere.
Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates: e-mail
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy
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