About the Table Bay Hotel
Set on the historic Waterfront, The Table Bay Hotel has been created as a tribute to this world-famous bay. The hotel sets its own standards in international service, cuisine and luxury. Achieving the status of Leading Hotel of the World, the hotel adheres to the standards of absolute excellence within the parameters of luxurious South African accommodation and superb hospitality. The Table Bay Hotel is magnificent, straddling the antique breakwater with a style that is both innovative and entirely in keeping with its surroundings. It is a contemporary architectural treasure, capturing the essence of the enchanting Cape, Victorian elegance combines with contemporary charm. Panoramic views either overlook the bay to Robben Island, prison home of South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela for the greatest part of his 27 years of political incarceration, or across the harbour to the majestic Table Mountain with its shifting table cloth and tumbling clouds. Catering for the business and leisure traveller the hotel offers Conference facilities for groups of up to 300 and a team of Guest Relations Officers who will advise and assist in planning your leisure activities. The Table Bay Hotel is only 20 minutes by road from Cape Town International Airport and five minutes from the centre of the city. Right on the doorstep are the city’s prime retail outlets in the Victoria & Alfred Shopping Centre.
The Table Bay Hotel has a total of 329 rooms which include standard twin rooms, standard king rooms, paraplegic rooms, luxury rooms and suites. There are 13 standard suites, 2 Executive Suites, 1 Superior Suite and 2 Presidential suites. The designer decorated rooms are welcoming and inviting, representing the epitome of luxury and supreme comfort. All rooms have spectacular views of both Table Mountain and the harbour or the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. The rooms all feature luxurious walk-in cupboards and marble finishes, armoires and writing desks and each is equipped with a butler station, colour satellite television, radio, en-suite bathrooms with separate showers, marble vanity units with hairdryer and Mediterranean-style bathrobes and slippers. Telephones are provided in bathrooms, at bedsides and on each writing desk. Each has a voice-mail facility and a wake-up call facility. Biz-Comm centres are provided in all rooms, allowing users to phone, fax, e-mail, copy, print and store messages, on a private number, accessible only to the individual guest, ensuring confidentiality. The centre also has ports to allow connection of lap top computers. The hotel has committed itself to the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act to protect the rights of non-smokers and children. There are 41 non-smoking rooms in the hotel, situated on the East and Centre wings of the 2nd floor only.
The Table Bay Hotel is part of Cape Town’s hugely successful Victoria & Alfred Waterfront development, with it’s fascinating and eclectic mix of speciality shops, markets, restaurants, bars, museums, cinemas and activities. It is entirely possible to spend several days at The Waterfront and still not see all there is to see. The Two Oceans Aquarium displays South Atlantic fish and other sea life in a variety of tanks including a huge, open-ocean tank. Rich in relics, the South African Maritime Museum makes for a fascinating outing. There are markets, malls, cabarets, buskers and live bands.
Golf, horseback riding, microlighting, cycling, watersports, hiking, hang-gliding, the perfect Cape weather draws sporting enthusiasts from far and wide to revel in the beauty she has to offer. The concierge or Guest Relations Desk will be delighted to advise you on where you can find the sporting activities which most appeal. While you’re at The Table Bay, you must experience the pampering which is for everyone at the superbly equipped health club, boutique hydro spa and beauty clinic. Floor to ceiling glass allows views straight out to Robben Island. Expert staff and personal trainers monitor a complete range of holistic treatments and graded exercise. Close by, a mahogany pool deck with comfortable chaises longues stretched lazily above the ocean.