South Africa Travel: Radisson Blu Hotel Cape of Good Hope


SOUTH AFRICA TRAVEL Radisson Blu Hotel WATERFRONTWaterfront, Cape TownThe Stratus room will most likely offer a taste of the local cuisine with a mix of seasonal food from the world over. Finally, the general manager of this Radisson, Desmond O’Connor says each hotel is tailor-made to fit and encompass its respective region of the world. Radisson Blu hotels are like suits, made to fit its occupant and to follow fashion. Each hotel is catered to its respective region as best as possible. O’Connor has been in the hospitality business since 1990 and he has rarely stopped to take a break since. He is a people’s man and is passionate about making every guest’s stay a memorable one. His job is to assure that the service received is synonymous with the Radisson Blu name. And that is a value withheld amongst every Radisson Blu world wide.

If city life is not for you and you’d prefer staying somewhere more peaceful and calm, the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel is the perfect accommodation for you. This splendid hotel’s name came from its amazing location on the waterfront in Cape Town’s city centre. Even the pool is a window pane away from the sea. All 177 rooms are equipped with sophisticated furnishing and stunning nautical decor. Upon seeing the lobby and hallways of the hotel, you can note a very strong but sleek cruise ship appearance. If asked for, your room could have either a view on to the Atlantic ocean or a balcony. Weary traveller scan unwind and de-stress within the walls of the luxurious Amani Spa, and the package deals are perfect for corporate retreats or bridal parties. Tobago’s Bar and Terrace on the other hand is the place for party-going guests – the awe-inspiring ocean view is enough to make anyone feel warm and fuzzy inside. As well as boasting a wide selection of amenities and breathtaking views, the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle bus to and from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, an incredible shopping, dining and entertainment experience. The hotel has a view of Robben Island and is a hop skip and a jump away from Table Mountain National Park. All in all, this hotel is a lovely luxurious and hospitable caring environment in which to put your feet up for a week or two.

And obviously, if you ever feel a desire to leave the hotel to visit Cape Town itself, there is a huge amount of choice. From the District Six museum and Robben Island for the history fans to the Devil’s Peak and the Lion’s Head for the more active and outdoor type of person – Cape Town has something for everyone. For fans of culture and diversity, Bo-Kaap showcases how 19th century Muslims brought lifestyle changes to the coastal city. For the artistically inclined, Cape Town is home to South Africa’s national art gallery which boasts paintings from African and European artists. The attractions are innumerable within this outstanding country’s borders. One of the best places to visit is Boulders Beach, a must for anyone with a taste for the curious – it is home to a free-roaming colony of African penguins.