The Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! offers a fun, innovative approach to holiday or corporate accommodation and will certainly remain a fond memory of your time in Cape Town. This trendy 3-star hotel includes a 5-storey climbing wall, a hanging chair in the reception (for those who like to "hang around"), and a swimming pool that is viewed by restaurant diners, separated from the busy restaurant only by a glass wall, and illuminated by modern lighting.
The Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! boasts vibey lodgings within the bustling, progressive city
of Cape Town, South Africa. Within only 2km from Table Mountain, the Artscape Theatre and the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC), guests are accommodated within the very hub of activity and entertainment. Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! is a welcome retreat after a busy day spent exploring Cape Town's hotspots or conducting business in the CBD.
All 130 rooms are contemporary in terms of décor and facilities. An in-room shower, en-suite toilet and LCD flat screen TV add a chic twist to your stay. Other conveniences include:
Wine and Dine
The Restaurant, Lounge and Bar continues in the innovative approach taken by Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! by offering gourmet milkshakes and burgers as standard menu options. This hotel and its restaurant pride themselves in disregarding the standards set by industry norms and adopting a fun and funky approach to accommodation.
The Launch Pad will be available for corporate guests from July 2009. These facilities will boast a capacity of 120 delegates in cinema and 130 delegates in cocktail style. Due to the modern and innovative nature of Protea Hotel Fire and Ice!, conference facilities will also provide a trendy venue for product launches and cutting edge events.
Sports and Recreation
The swimming pool is not for the mild-at-heart. With only a glass wall between this well-lit facility and the busy restaurant, the swimming pool and deck area provides a cohesive flow-on from the restaurant, but also provides ample entertainment for the diners!
A Cup consists of sunken seats nestled in the private area that resembles a teacup, as an ideal retreat to enjoy sundowners around the swimming pool.
Rock climbing enthusiasts are given the opportunity to experience the 5-storey climbing wall on the outside of the hotel building. This also gives spectators a welcome diversion form the busy city life of Cape Town. Bookings need to be made in advance.
The energetic are welcome to take advantage of the gym facilities of the Gym and Wellness Centre, only a short distance from the hotel.
Out of the ordinary
Our Private Sound Room is the ultimate in listening pleasure for guests wanting to relax, undisturbed, while listening to quality of the Bose Surround Sound speakers. Whether you enjoy this experience alone or with a group of friends, the effect of this superior sound system is guaranteed to provide a unique music experience. The Sony LCD screen adds a new dimension to television viewing. Wildlife and music videos are available, but guests are welcome to bring their own videos. The X-Box 360 will also keep children, and most husbands, out of mischief.
Elevators are themed and public restrooms are unisex. Guests are guaranteed to be recounting their experience at Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! for years to come.
The Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! Restaurant was opened in November 2006, and boasts a menu as unique as the rest of the hotel. Look into the open-plan kitchen while relaxing on eclectic furniture, or satisfy your curiosity by viewing the 360 degree glass cold-room. The swimming pool runs the entire length of the restaurant.
Gourmet milkshakes and hamburgers are standard menu items. The Fire and Ice! bar is a cosmopolitan venue for the hip Capetonians, and caters for all tastes and guest profiles. The diverse variety of Specialty Cocktails and Gourmet Milkshakes ensure a very special experience, not easily matched.
Cape Town is the Mecca for the adventurous traveller and this hotel is within close proximity to various activities and venues. Watersports are ideal as Cape Town boasts a spectacular choIce! of beaches. These include: surfing, swimming, windsurfing, kite surfing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, scuba diving, shark cage diving, or just getting a great suntan.
Table Mountain is not only beautiful to watch at any time of day, but also provides for different activities: mountain climbing, hiking, mountain biking, abseiling, paragliding, hang-gliding, picnics and sight-seeing.
Avid runners or cyclists are able to maintain their regime on the surrounding roads, offering gorgeous scenery.
Cape Town is famous for unique boutiques and funky shops, all easily accessible from the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! Alternatively, go on an enlightening Township Tour and learn about the rich history of the Western Cape.