The Protea Hotel Colosseum is recognised as Cape Town's best urban luxury hotel, and has been awarded a 4-star rating for its superior service and quality. It is situated within the stunning Century City complex, just minutes from Cape Town's city bowl. This is the ideal location as Century City is a luxurious property, accommodating an array of office blocks, residential establishments, leisure facilities and retail outlets, creating an upmarket 'one-stop-shop' hotel environment.
The Protea Hotel Colosseum has 68 suites, all situated on the top 2 floors of the building. These suites comprise:
• 34 Deluxe Suites
• 26 Executive Suites
• 8 Presidential Penthouses
Each suite has air-conditioning, 2 flat-screen TV's, a lounge, fully-equipped kitchen, fridge, microwave, tea- and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, safe, writing desk, charging point (sufficient for a laptop) and free high-speed internet connectivity.
A concierge service, secure parking, babysitting services, a sound room (with modern technology) and an express check-out service add to the convenience and luxury of the Protea Hotel Colosseum.
The Protea Hotel Colosseum is ideal for corporate travellers and is equipped with conference facilities. The Executive Boardroom accommodates up to 20 delegates and is equipped to handle presentations, training seminars and lectures.
While this hotel is particularly suited toward the business traveller, even the hardest worker has to take a break. Several golf courses are situated close-by, as are various water sports activities, a swimming pool, squash courts and tennis courts.
South African flavours permeate every dish at the hotel, while fresh ingredients and personal touches are what make this a unique dining experience. Fresh vegetables, herbs, seafood, meat and grains are used in the creation of a varied menu. These are all served within the confines of what can only be described as sheer class. In addition to the A la Carte menu, there is also a hot breakfast buffet, cold breakfast buffet and a mezze tapas lunch buffet. The in-house cocktail bar promises an exciting range of cocktails, ales, wines and spirits to refresh the body or warm the soul. Alternatively, there are a number of fast-food outlets, bars, pubs and restaurants within the Canal Walk Shopping Centre opposite the hotel.
Guests who will have some time to explore the surrounds will enjoy the enormous Canal Walk Shopping Centre that is situated just opposite. This is the largest shopping mall on the continent, and one of the largest of the Southern Hemisphere. Ratanga Junction is a theme park and entertainment centre that promises to entertain the children and get the adults' adrenalin pumping. Roller coasters, water slides, and Ferris wheels take on a new meaning at this modern facility. Intaka Island is a wetland sanctuary, and is adjacent to this premier hotel. Cape Town is famous for attractions such as the iconic Table Mountain and the culture-crammed Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. These are both within 20km of the hotel, as is the Cape Town International Convention Centre. In addition, the Western Cape is acclaimed the world over for its top quality wines. Some of these vintages can be sampled at the various wine regions surrounding the Mother City, including Franschhoek, Durbanville, Somerset West, Stellenbosch and Paarl. The Protea Colosseum is also only about 20km from the Cape Town International Airport.
Indeed, convenience and world-class service converge on a platform of hospitality at the Protea Hotel Colosseum.