Protea Hotel Marine – Port Elizabeth
Located on Marine Drive in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, the Protea Hotel Marine offers guests a spectacular view of Pollock Beach, Algoa Bay and the sparkling azure Indian Ocean stretching out toward the horizon. This quality 4-star hotel is located within walking distance of some of Port Elizabeth’s best beaches, historic attractions, Bayworld oceanarium and the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex.
As a member of the Protea Hotels Group, the Protea Hotel Marine offers quality service right from when you first walk into the elegant foyer. Accommodation consists of 63 standard guestrooms and 35 superior guestrooms. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with individual climate control, coffee and tea making facilities, telephones, hairdryers, satellite television, electronic safes and the added security of electronic door locks. In addition to all these features, the extra spacious club rooms and family suites are equipped with a mini kitchenette, while loft rooms have a kitchenette and a downstairs lounge area, with the bedroom and en-suite bathroom upstairs. A laundry and dry-cleaning service is available, and baby-sitting services can be arranged on request.
With décor contrasting dark wood with crisp white table-cloths and sparkling silverware, and a buffet spread fit for royalty, every meal at the La Mer Restaurant is a special occasion. Buffet breakfasts and dinners are served at the La Mer Restaurant every day of the week, with a Sunday lunch buffet that is truly a treat and Friday night focusing on seafood. The Deck Cocktail Bar is located adjacent to the first floor pool deck, providing the perfect venue for sundowners with a breathtaking view. You don’t even have to leave the pool to enjoy one of The Deck’s legendary cocktails. Located alongside the hotel, De Kelder Seafood Restaurant and Grill offers a wide choice of dishes from its a la carte menu.
For an even more spectacular view, spend some time at the rooftop swimming pool, while keep fit enthusiasts will appreciate the in-house fitness center, complete with steam room. Other sporting facilities in the vicinity include golf, squash, tennis and outdoor bowls, as well as a wide variety of water-sports, such as sailing, jet skiing, scuba diving and surfing.
The Conference Center at the Protea Hotel Marine caters for conferences and special occasions of varying sizes, with staff dedicated to ensuring that everything runs smoothly, from the set up of the venue and equipment required, to the choice of menu and special requests. The hotel’s 7th floor Skyroof is one of Port Elizabeth’s most sought after venues for weddings and other large functions, with the panoramic view of the ocean making any special occasion even more exceptional.