The Protea Hotel Edward is one of Port Elizabeth`s famous landmarks and definitely part of the City`s heritage - situated at the top of the Donkin Reserve in the historical quarter of the City.
The Hotel commands a magnificent view of the City and Harbour and is within walking distance of the City Centre, Opera House, Campanile, Fort Frederick and much of the City`s settler heritage. The building itself was erected around 1900 and as a result of careful maintenance, still retains a distinctive Edwardian flavour.
Passing through the centre of the hotel is the distinctly Edwardian Palm Court, enclosed in glass to allow GUESTS to meet and relax in sunlit comfort. Leading off the court, you`ll discover the popular and lively cocktail bar, Place Belmont. The Causerie restaurant is renowned in Port Elizabeth for its splendid carvery.
If you`re into the quiet life you an take a stroll across the Donkin Reserve and enjoy the lights of Port Elizabeth or you can simply relax in the comfort and Edwardian ambience of your hotel room.
When it comes to entertaining on any scale, the Protea Hotel Edward is just the place. It`s able to cater for a variety of functions, including cocktail parties, banquets, weddings, hot and cold buffets, champagne breakfasts, sit down meals, finger lunches, bar lunches and snacks. All at most reasonable rates.
One thing on which the Protea Hotel Edward prides itself above all is the wide range of excellent conference facilities it has to offer. The Protea Hotel Edward, situated in the heart of the historical city of Port Elizabeth, boasts a superb development in the conference market for the Eastern Cape. The city`s most flexible room has been equipped with and audiovisual system that is “state-of-the-art”... and, if you want something out of the ordinary, we will make every effort to vater for your needs. Groups of between 25 and 500 people can be comfortably accommodated in the hotel`s eight conference rooms.