Ambassador Hotel - Cape Town

34 Victoria Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 4 stars
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Ambassador Hotel - Cape Town

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Ambassador Hotel is located near by a public beach. The building was renovated in 2005.

Notable for its location in Bantry Bay of Cape Town, the hotel provides access to Cape Peninsula, V&A Waterfront and Queens Beach within 15 minutes' walk. The property is located 5 km away from Cape Town city center with an art gallery and a theater nearby.

This spectacular hotel is placed within proximity to a cove and a botanical garden.

Guests can reach Ambassador Hotel by car from Cape Town International airport in 25 minutes.

Rooms

The property comprises 97 modern rooms equipped with a minibar, wireless internet, a safe, coffee/tea makers and climate control. Some rooms come with a view of Bantry Bay and Atlantic Coast. Guests can make use of a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant Mediterranean dishes are served. The hotel invites guests to the Poolside bar to relax with a drink. A mountain area features The Bungalow Restaurant and The Bayside Cafe within 200 meters of the venue.

Services

Guests will benefit from laundry, valet parking and housekeeping along with a storage room, a safety deposit box and a car park.

Relax

Leisure options include a rooftop terrace, an indoor swimming pool and loungers. The hotel provides windsurfing, tennis and squash for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   97.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib ZAR 250
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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

34 Victoria Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    4.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    4.6 km
  • Esplanade
    6.4 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    4.7 km
Restaurants
  • The Bungalow Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
    190 m
  • The Bayside Cafe (cuisine: Contemporary)
    730 m
Beaches
  • Clifton Beach
    520 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    97

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Lion's Head1.5 km
  • Grand Parade3.3 km
  • Grand Parade Square3.3 km

Popular areas

  • Green Point Common3.2 km
  • Long Street3.4 km

Places of interest

  • Queens Beach200 m
  • Lion's Head1.0 km
  • MyCiTi Station Queens Beach1.4 km
  • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools1.9 km
  • Signal Hill2.1 km
  • Theatre On The Bay2.3 km
  • De Waal Park3.1 km

Amusement

  • Camps Bay1.4 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Clifton Beach600 m
  • Queens Beach1.1 km
  • Camps Bay Beach1.7 km
  • Sea Point Pavilion Swimming1.9 km
  • Signal Hill2.9 km

Museums

  • The South African Museum and planetarium3.2 km

Parks

  • Table Mountain3.0 km
  • Company's Gardens3.4 km

Theaters

  • Labia Theatre3.2 km

Public parking

  • Mediclinic Cape Town2.9 km

Local attractions

  • Lion's Head1.6 km
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  • Table Mountain3.4 km
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  • Iziko South African National Gallery3.6 km
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  • Signal Hill3.1 km
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  • Table Mountain National Park3.3 km
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Near the hotel

  • Clifton Beach520 m
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    Restaurants nearby

    • The Bungalow Restaurant190 m

      Address: 3 Victoria Road,

      82% likes this, based on 41 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary

    • Salt860 m

      Address: 34 Victoria Road
      Phone: +27 21 439 7258

      52% likes this, based on 148 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 37

    • Sunbird Bistro840 m

      Address: 31 Victoria Road

      64% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: Eclectic

    • The Bayside Cafe730 m

      Address: Portico Building, Cnr Marine Drive & Athens Rd
      Phone: 21 557 8511

      70% likes this, based on 99 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary

    • The Roundhouse Restaurant900 m

      Address: Kloof Road, The Glen
      Phone: 021 438 4347

      82% likes this, based on 294 reviews
      Cuisine: French, Contemporary

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      97

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    Ambassador Hotel Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 263 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      8.8

      great location and friendly staff - best breakfast in Cape Town

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Everything!! Especially opening your window and hear the waves..

      yes, some quest were extremely noisy right infront of my room door.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      The view

      The staff is nervous en agitated

    • Couple
      10.0

      The service from the staff is out of this world and they are all very friendly! The Ambassador Hotel is a stunning hotel to stay at with a great location.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      It has a lovely location.

      They have a daft insistence on booking residents into specific time slots for lunch and dinner, even if they are not fully booked. They seem to have two sittings for each meal, why might be a good idea if they were really busy, but they weren'T. This was a source of frustration for me.

    • Couple
      9.2

      I enjoyed sitting on the balcony and in the restaurant with the view of the ocean. Very calming and relaxing experience!

      The parking was a very tight squeeze!

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      If you looking for luxury this is not it, if you look for a nice place to stay with friendly staff and good location you found it.

    • Single
      9.2

      Comfortable beds, good linen.. Buffet breakfasts excellent..

      Pool area too small - cant acommodate all guests...

    • Couple
      7.4

      the view was fantastic

      yes the maintance of the room was not very good

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      The Sea View.

      The rooms are small and No Gym.

    • Single
      8.8

      The view and breakfast.

      After I had checked out at 7am, I had a phone call later in the day; 10ish, enquirying when I was going to check out??

    • Couple
      6.6

      The location is fantastic & views spectacular.

      Rooms need updating. Bathroom in Standard room is really small - but clean.

    • Couple
      6.2

      We were upgraded to a 1 bedroom executive apartment which suited us fabulously. Although the service at breakfast was terrible (will comment below on this), the food itself was very good.

      The breakfast service was terrible. Each morning we would have to wait for service once being seated and one morning even left without getting our coffee which we ordered when we sat down. There is also no sense of urgency with the staff and they seem to be disorganised with the food orders and came to tell us that the docket had been lost and asked what our order was - after waiting for 45 mins already.

    • Single
      10.0

      The entire experince was enjoyable. The view from my room and at breakfat was breath taking, the staff were friendly and helpful.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Dining excellent; restaurant staff and view excellent; location of Hotel excellent; room luxurious and sea view world class.

    How to reach hotel

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

    Hotel Address:

    34 Victoria Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cape Town
      4.4 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cape Town
      4.6 km
    • Esplanade
      6.4 km
    Underground stations
    • Metropolitan Golf Club
      4.7 km
    Restaurants
    • The Bungalow Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
      190 m
    • The Bayside Cafe (cuisine: Contemporary)
      730 m
    Beaches
    • Clifton Beach
      520 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      97

    Hotel Awards

    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCape TownAmbassador Hotel

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

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