Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town The Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Breakwater Lodge, Affordable Hotel Accommodation, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town
South Africa
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Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

Just minutes away from restaurants, pubs, theatres and shops, the Breakwater Lodge is premier Cape Town hotel accommodation, ideally positioned in the heart of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront development.

Once a 19th Century prison, the Breakwater Lodge today provides comfortable and affordable Cape Town hotel accommodation in a spectacular setting that looks over the bay and up onto Table Mountain. Neighbouring Cape Town's CBD, the Breakwater Lodge lies within easy reach of the main routes to the beaches, mountain walks and city hotspots, not to mention the airport.

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The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
So whether you're in Cape Town for business reasons or for a leisurely and relaxing holiday, the Breakwater Lodge will provide you with comfort, convenience and privacy during your stay.

Besides the lodge's accommodation facilities, there are several restaurants within the hotel complex, as well as a bar which is perfect for both pre-dinner cocktails and late night liqueurs. The Lodge also has an extensive choice of banqueting halls and state-of-the-art conference facilities, making it an ideal choice of Cape Town hotel accommodation for corporate travel to Cape Town.

Breakwater Lodge is Cape Town hotel accommodation with some of the Mother City's best attractions at your doorstep. Just a few feet away are the Waterfront's multitude of celebrated eateries and entertainment centres. Not far away is Cape Town's city centre with its buzzing nightlife and myriad of tourist attractions. 

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Being a welcoming hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, our friendly reception staff are on duty 24 hours a day and are ready to offer you valuable traveller information so that you get the most out of the Mother City. Furthermore, our staff genuinely cares about you having a memorable and relaxing stay at the Breakwater Hotel.

As can be expected of a Protea Hotel, the Breakwater Hotel has a laundry and dry cleaning service available. Alternatively washers and driers are also available for guests to use at their own leisure.

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A Restaurant with Breathtaking Views of Table Mountain

Time-Out Café
An a la carte restaurant with views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront

Step away from the hussle and bussle of everyday life and join us at the Time-Out Café. Our newly refurbished a la carte restaurant offers you a relaxed atmosphere with fantastic views and a delicious menu to choose from. Our chefs won't keep you waiting when putting together their “salads-in-a-second” and “meals-in-a-minute!” However, if you have a moment to really chill out, we have some succulent dishes where the main ingredient is a little time…

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Time-Out Café has been designed to accommodate local business people, wanting a quick wholesome meal, or tourists and shoppers, wising to have a leisurely cappuccino and delectable treat from our “Plenty-of-Time” deserts and cakes menu. The Café will also appeal to locals looking for dinner with a difference in the funky new setting (with free, secure parking out front), and those seeking a new venue for after work drinks and sundowners, off the “Good-Times” cocktail menu.

So…pop in at tea time, lunch time, dinner time or drinks time – we are certain you will be back next time!

Located in the infamous Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with breathtaking views of Table Mountain, the Breakwater Lodge boasts two restaurant facilities to suit your mood. 

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A self-service restaurant at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

Stonebreakers is a self-service restaurant catering for all our guests, delegates and students. It is situated on the ground floor of the amenities block and caters not only for main meals but also for snacks, sandwiches, drinks and beverages throughout the day

The ambience is relaxed and streamlined, with an emphasis on convenience and comfort. Enjoy magnificent views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill while enjoying drinks, snacks, or tea on the large patio.

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

The Breakwater Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa offers various accommodation options to suit business and leisure travellers alike. 

These include twin, double and single rooms with en-suite bathrooms, as well as single and twin rooms sharing a shower.

All the rooms at the Breakwater Lodge are comfortable and practically furnished. They are all equipped with a telephone, television, radio and a welcome tray offering tea and coffee. Furthermore, there are cool drink and snack vending machines accessible to all guests, 24 hours a day.

A Brief Description of the Rooms:

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Standard Room With Bath: Private Room with en-suite bathroom.  Available in Single, Double or Twin.

King Size bed with Bath:  Room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom.  Same facilities as Standard room, just slightly bigger.

Business Suite:  Room with twin pr double bed, small lounge in connecting room, shower.

Share Shower Rooms: Available as Single or Double room.  A unit, two rooms within, which share one shower and one toilet.

Family Suites: Accommodates a maximum of 4 adults.

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town Attractions and Places of Interest

One of the many Cape Town attractions you’ll come to enjoy is the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. This Cape Town landmark is home to the Two Oceans Aquarium, numerous shops, superior hotels, a craft markets, museums, the BMW Pavilion and a myriad of restaurants and tourism facilities.

Another Cape Town attraction, if not South Africa’s biggest tourist attraction, is  Robben Island, once the place of incarceration of former President, freedom fighter and Nobel Peace prize, Nelson Mandela.

Kirstenbosch Gardens: Dedicated to the preservation of indigenous plants of Southern Africa which is situated on the eastern slopes of the Table Mountain.

Cape Point: The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, at Cape Point, makes for a spectacular outing. The reserve is noted for it’s floral diversity.

Kommetjie: Only 45 minutes away from the city centre, Kommetjie is a small village with a  rural feel on the way to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.

Chapmans Peak Drive: Built between 1915 and 1922, connecting Hout Bay with Noordhoek, lies one of the most spectacular mountain drives in the World.

Constantia Wine Route: One of the first wine-producing areas of the Western Cape, with a host of estate restaurants and tasting venues.

Simon’s Town: Situated on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula, is about 35 minutes south of Cape Town. Also known as “The Historic Mile”, this area, steeped in history, boasts a great variety of interesting buildings including a nautical museum detailing the town’s history.

Hout Bay: This Cape Town village is enhanced by large fleets of fishing vessels and is a firm favourite with locals. Home to thousands of Cape fur seals, cormorants and sea gulls. Sunset cruises sail from Hout Bay to the Cape Town Waterfront.

Houses of Parliament: A master piece of architectural history.

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Agulhas Lighthouse, South Africa
Hout Bay From Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
City Hall: Built in 1905, this colonial architechtured building is the prime venue for  performances by the Cape Town Symphony Ochestra.

Observatory: Named after the South African astronomical Observatory, this suburb offers a  range of interesting restaurants and specialty shops.

Rhodes Memorial: Built in 1912 on the slopes of Devil’s Peak by Sir Herbert Baker, This memorial to Cecil John Rhodes, resembles a Grecian Temple.

Signal Hill: Spectacular views of the lights of the city are unforgettable from this vantage Point. Signal Hill can also be seen from the Cape Town Waterfront.

Silvermine Nature Reserve: Hiking trails offer views over False Bay, as well as being a nature reserve with some of the finest scenery in the Cape Peninsula.

Bo-Kaap: Also known as the Malay Quarter, this area is mainly inhabited by descendants of slaves who were brought to the settlement from India and the East Indies in the early days.

Castle of Good Hope: The castle, a historical Cape Town attraction, was completed in 1679 with the aim of protecting the new settlement from the possibility of attack. This is the oldest building in South Africa and is a symbol of Western Civilisation on the subcontinent.

South African Museum: Famous for it’s displays of ethnic groups, including life-sized casts of San, Khoikhoi and other tribes of South Africa.

St George’s Anglican Cathedral:  Designed by Sir Herbert  Baker and built with Table Mountain sandstone, is the mother church of the Anglican  community in South Africa.

South African National Gallery: A collection of local art is displayed in this gallery, including  photographs of black township life.

Long Street: Long Street is one of the oldest streets in Cape Town with a length of 3.8 kilometres. Years before, it reached from the harbour up to Tamboerskloof. The street offers numerous Victorian buildings which have been restored over the years, antiquity shops, book & curio shops, galleries, clubs, pubs, cafés and cosy restaurants.

Gold Museum: The museum is home to a collection of 350 West African gold artefacts as well as objects from the ancient gold civilisations of southern Africa. 

Table Mountain: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway reaches the summit in under 10 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensures that all passengers get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. 

The Breakwater Lodge, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Robben Island Boat Tour - 500 Metres
  • V&A Waterfront - 1 Kilometre (0.5 Miles)
  • Ratanga Junction Amusement Park - 12 Kilometres (7.5 Miles)
  • Table Mountain - 14 Kilometres (9 Miles)
  • Kirstenbosch - 16 Kilometres (10 Miles)
  • Camps Bay Beach - 16 Kilometres (10 Miles)
  • Grand West Casino - 18 Kilometres (11 Miles)
  • Cape Winelands - 25 Kilometres (15.5 Miles)
  • Cape Point - 70 Kilometres (43.5 Miles)
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