The Protea Hotel Capital is situated in the buzzing and character-filled town of Pretoria, less than an hour's drive from Johannesburg and its international airport. The hotel itself is elegant and stylish, while displaying the warm hospitality for which South Africa is so well known. It boasts gorgeous gardens in which to relax as well as a crystal swimming pool, where guests are sure to escape after a warm summer's day spent shopping or exploring the local attractions.
Protea Hotel Capital successfully blends excellent service, tasteful décor, delicious food and optimal accessibility for leisure or business guests from around the world. The hotel's motto is "leading the way" and it has certainly been at the forefront of its peers as it continues to maintain a superior service offering.
In order to ensure that each unique guest's needs and desires are met, there are a variety of different rooms at the Protea Hotel Capital.
These are categorised in the following way:
Standard Single - smoking with one double bed
Standard Twin - smoking or non-smoking with two single beds
Superior Suite - smoking or non-smoking with one queen-size bed as well as a comfortable lounge
Superior Jacuzzi Suite - smoking or non-smoking with one queen-size bed, a beautiful lounge and an indulgent Jacuzzi
Deluxe Standard King Suite - non-smoking with one king-size bed and four queen-size beds
Physically Challenged Suite - non-smoking with two single beds
Each room comes with standard facilities designed to make guests feel as comfortable and spoilt as possible. These include air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, an electronic safe (large enough to hold a laptop), a television with satellite channels, a hairdryer and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Additional sleeper couches can be arranged, if necessary.
The Protea Hotel Capital is equipped with several facilities in addition to those enjoyed in each room. These include:
The hotel has also arranged with the local gym for guests to use these ample facilities during their stay.
The hotel's restaurant, Laird's, serves hearty breakfasts and scrumptious dinners. Breakfasts are buffet-style. Lunches can also be arranged, if necessary. The Thistle Cocktail Bar is the hotel's themed bar, which just oozes style and chic elegance. Pub lunches are served here as well as delicious wines, cocktails, nightcaps and sundowners.
Pretoria is a traveller's delight. It is full to the brim of natural beauty, historical sites, entertainment centres and cultural hotspots. Members of the entire family are sure to find local attractions and activities that they enjoy. In addition, Pretoria is less than an hour's drive from Johannesburg, which is home to a plethora of exciting sights and sounds.
Some of the local attractions include:
Not only are leisure guests amply accommodated at the Protea Hotel Capital, but it is also equipped to deal with the needs of corporate travellers. The hotel's close proximity to Pretoria's city centre and the commercial hub of Johannesburg only add to its value. The Protea Hotel Capital has five function rooms, each with a capacity of 250 delegates. These rooms are all equipped with standard conferencing equipment. In addition, there is Internet access and secure parking for delegates. The banqueting staff will provide a variety of menus to suit the specific group and occasion. The Protea Hotel Capital has been used for wedding receptions and the pool and manicured gardens make for particularly attractive backdrops. Being so close to the city centre and so many attractions also makes it accessible for delegates or reception guests.
The Protea Hotel Capital is situated on Van Der Walt Street, which runs through the heart of Pretoria in Gauteng Province. It is only a 45-minute drive from Johannesburg and the OR Tambo International Airport, from where the rest of Africa and the world are within reach.