Fountains Hotel - Cape Town

1 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 4 stars
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Fountains Hotel - Cape Town

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

The 3-star Fountains Hotel offers non-smoking rooms in proximity to Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and N1 City. Since 2006, it has been hosting guests in the center of Cape Town.

Overlooking Table Mountain the property boasts convenient location in City Bowl of Cape Town. The hotel is placed 10 minutes' walk from St. George's Cathedral, Long Street and Castle of Good Hope.

This hotel is ideally based near a harbour and greenery.

A 10-minute walk from Cape Town train station. Just 20 minutes' drive from Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

The property offers 156 guestsrooms appointed with IDD telephone, a laptop safe, individual climate control, a private balcony and TV with satellite channels. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring free toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

You may have a sumptuous breakfast served in the bright dining room. Fresh local specialties are proposed at the fantastic restaurant. A variety of coffee and tea is offered in the poolside bar.

Services

Guests can benefit from car rentals available at the hotel.

Relax

A kids' club and cribs are provided for guests with children. The on-site activities include golf, mountain biking and horse riding.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at ZAR 55 per day.

Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   156.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Steam bath
  • Massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

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Hotel Address:

1 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1000 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • joe fish
    200 ft
  • Colcacchio's
    900 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1000 ft
  • Kommetjie
    1000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    156

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Rooms and availability

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Classic Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 260 sq. feet
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    This apartment has a dining area, electric kettle and stovetop.

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      One-Bedroom Apartment
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      This apartment has a stovetop, kitchen and satellite TV.

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        This apartment features a toaster, electric kettle and air conditioning.

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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
          Size: 260 sq. feet
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          • Private bathroom
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            Superior Suite
            Bed type: 1 Single bed
            Size: 260 sq. feet
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            With a view of the city, harbour or mountain. This bright, air-conditioned room includes a flat-screen satellite TV, minibar and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Each comes with an en suite bathroom and a hairdryer.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Fountains Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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              Hotel Address:

              1 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cape Town
                2000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Cape Town
                1000 ft
              • Esplanade
                1.2 mi
              Restaurants
              • joe fish
                200 ft
              • Colcacchio's
                900 ft
              Beaches
              • Bloubergstrand Beach
                1000 ft
              • Kommetjie
                1000 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                156

              Hotel Awards

              South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownFountains Hotel

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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              Fountains Hotel Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Cape Town Parliament - 3000 ft
              • Grand Parade - 4000 ft

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 1700 ft

              Places of interest

              • MyCiTi Station Thibault - 400 ft
              • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre - 400 ft
              • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 400 ft
              • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore - 1700 ft
              • Malay Quarter - 2300 ft
              • Good Hope Centre - 3000 ft
              • South African National Gallery - 4000 ft

              Convention centers

              • CTICC - 1400 ft
              • Good Hope Centre - 3000 ft
              • Long Street - 4000 ft

              Shopping areas

              • Cape Quarter - 2000 ft
              • Castle of Good Hope - 2700 ft

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Greenmarket Square - 1700 ft
              • Parliament - 3000 ft

              Museums

              • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1700 ft
              • Boo-Kaap Museum - 2300 ft
              • Castle of Good Hope - 2700 ft
              • District Six Museum - 3000 ft
              • Bo-Kaap Museum - 3000 ft
              • The Company's Garden - 3300 ft

              Parks

              • The Company Gardens - 3000 ft
              • Company's Gardens - 3300 ft

              Theaters

              • Artscape Theatre - 1700 ft
              • Fugard Theatre - 2700 ft

              Business areas

              • Cape Quarter - 2000 ft

              Golf courses and Country clubs

              • Grand Parade Square - 4000 ft

              Public parking

              • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 2000 ft

              Local attractions

              • Signal Hill - 1.2 mi
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium - 1.9 mi
                Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central
              • Cape Town Science Centre - 2.6 mi
                370B Main Rd, Cape Town Central
              • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium) - 1.4 mi
                Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
              • Lion's Head - 1.9 mi
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              Near the hotel

              • Bloubergstrand Beach - 1000 ft
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Kommetjie - 1000 ft
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • St. James Beach - 1500 ft
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Two Oceans Aquarium - 2100 ft
                Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
              • Bo-kaap - 1000 ft
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Khayelitsha Township - 1000 ft
                Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
              • Gold of Africa Museum - 1700 ft
                96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central

              Restaurants nearby

              • joe fish - 200 ft

                Address: Howard Drive
                Phone: 021-5312974

                73% likes this, based on 43 reviews

              • Bihari - 1000 ft

                79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                Cuisine: Indian
                Price Range: USD 24 - USD 31

              • Mugg and Bean Tygervalley - 1000 ft

                61% likes this, based on 20 reviews

              • Colcacchio's - 900 ft

                Address: Long

                85% likes this, based on 46 reviews

              • Pon's Asian Kitchen - 1000 ft

                54% likes this, based on 14 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                156

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              Fountains Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fountains Hotel

              Average guest rating

              7.2out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 175 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Family with children
                10.0

                location,price,staff,food everything excellent

                yes parking charges

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Excellent buffet breakfast daily included in very affordable rates.

                I was booked into room 516 for 4 nights. In the evenings , once the traffic flow had subsided and the area became quieter , I became aware of a very intrusive and regular high-pitched beeping sound and upon checking found that this emanated from the traffic lights at the intersection below the room. The pedestrian signal on the traffic lights is linked to a beeping signal and emits a beep every second for 14 seconds on green. The beeping continues 24/7 during the night as well and is irritating in the extreme and I eventually resorted to the use of ear plugs to shut out the beeping noise. Whilst I realise that this is beyond the Hotel 's control I feel that this is a discomfort to the guests in this wing of the hotel and could be discussed with the city's traffic authorities and that the beeping signal could be disengaged after a certain time at night. This spoilt an otherwise pleasant stay at your establishment.

              • Single
                6.6

                Reasonable location in downtown, not too far from the waterfront (25 minute walk)

                A little dated, price was very high for what it was, although I was staying there during the World Cup so expected a premium. The price was the same as a much more luxurious room at the same time at the V&A Hotel on the Waterfront. It may well provide better value for money during a normal period

              • Single
                8.8

                I enjoyed the stay at the hotel because it was close to work. It was comfortable and the staff were friendly and pleasant.

              • Single
                6.6

                Location is in walking distance to both CTICC and down town.

                Reservation was for a superior room with a view, but actual room had no view.

              • Couple
                6.6

                Close to everything.

                On check in we were told to pay, when all had been paid in advance as a birthday present. The rooms were very small. The breakfast was very average. The was a brawl with one of our guests in the foyer as we arrived back from dinner

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                Its nice, cosy and comfortable hotel, good for business travellers who have meetings in and around cbd. The staff was very polite and helpful.

                A bit not satisfied with gate keepers and porters, it seems either they were too busy and a bit confused due to heavy rush of incoming guests for some sports team.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The Rooms were very neat and clean. The staff was very helpful and the breakfasts good.

                The cost of drinks is absorbent for South Africans. The rooms need a face lift with new furniture.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                Friendly staff, comfortable room, good breakfast and very convenient for touring and site seeing around Cape Town.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                The Front desk staff were extremely friendly and helpful

                We had to leave very early the next morning and the friendly lady at front desk insisted that we have a continental breakfast before we go. She organized everything and we could see that it was written all over the pages. The problem was that when we were ready for our breakfast at 4:40 the next morning, there was absolutely no one to even offer us a cup of coffee. The bathroom facilities were in a bad state. The shower was not working and the bath tap fitting fell off every time we tried to open the tap or set the temperature. My husband is physically challenged and can only use a shower, which we specifically looked for when we booked the hotel. A taxi service was arranged for us the first evening, and apart of the fact that it arrived late, the vehicle was not in a good state (lights not working properly, etc). The price quoted for the taxi was not the price we had to pay, due to all kinds of excuses. This is not good for the hotel!!!

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                The location was by far the best in Cape Town. The staff were very friendly and always willing to help. They had a recommendations kiosk which came in handy. They had a good sense for taxi costs and where to go.

                This is not a complaint but I found that the Concierge staff should perhaps take the time to listen and understand a question before answering for example we found out that actually buying tickets to the Cable Car online would have saved us an hour rather than going to the site and buying it there.

              • Couple
                9.2

                The very friendly staff - especially names like: Happiness, Lucky, Fortune, Blossom, Precious and Serious!!!

                The flooring = carpets = is very industrial/office block like and not clean. the block of carpet in front of my room was lifted by the trolley and exposed bare cement flooriing

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                the hotel was central and 4 star for a reasonable price

                some times I wonder where the hotels in South Africa get all their stars from

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                Ideal for a quick trip. Rooms are small but easy on the wallet. Within walking distance to many local shops, attractions and tour pickups.

                Lists to have a pool but it was not clean or heated for winter use.

              • Older travelers
                5.4

                We cant complain about the hotels general areas. Our room was fine except that we had this loud warning sign ringing in our ears every 35 seconds from the robot that was right below our room. Our shower handle kept on falling off when turning it. I couls see that it had been a problem for a long time as the tub had chips in from the amount of times it had fallen off and not been repaired. We had luke warm water in winter!!!!! We did voice these complaints on our departure. Would we stay there again.....no.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Fountains Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cape Town
                2000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Cape Town
                1000 ft
              • Esplanade
                1.2 mi
              Restaurants
              • joe fish
                200 ft
              • Colcacchio's
                900 ft
              Beaches
              • Bloubergstrand Beach
                1000 ft
              • Kommetjie
                1000 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                156

              Hotel Awards

              South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownFountains Hotel

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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