Because the health and welfare of our guests is the number one priority, hotels are currently providing modified breakfast offerings,
such as “grab and go bags” or “individually wrapped” breakfast items. (Offerings may vary by hotel)
The Best Western Fountains Hotel is located in the heart of Cape Town’s central business district, ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Cape Town, South Africa’s Mother City, which is renowned for its pleasant climate, the hotel offers a choice of comfortable bedrooms, the majority with views over the harbor, the bustling Thibault Square or Table Mountain.
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The 156 bedroom hotel boasts a range of rooms, with air-conditioning, safes, coffee and tea making facilities, satellite TV’s, mini-bars and complimentary Wi-Fi. The restaurant offers a sumptuous breakfast, lunch and dinner all in convenient buffet style. 24-hour a day room service is also available. Breakfast includes international as well as cooked South African choices, freshly baked loaves, rolls, and pastries all from our in-house bakery as well as a range of fruits and yogurts.
You can visit the famous Table Mountain, stroll around the city center or to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town’s most visited tourist destination. The Cape Town International Convention Centre is a mere 500 meters walk from the hotel.
Our five conference rooms can accommodate business conferences and meetings for up to 250 people. We provide a professional conference manager to help you organize the room configurations that suit you, as well as all the other variables. Our facilities all have standard audio-visual equipment, we can also host banquets and special occasions by adapting our meeting space to your requirements. We offer a choice of configurations, and table and chair designs, which you can combine with attractive flower arrangements to create the ambience of your choosing.
At our hotel, the issue of conservation is taken very seriously. We are striving to be as environmentally friendly as possible, without sacrificing the comfort of our guests. We have been making a contribution towards a cleaner, safer and more sustainable planet by educating all members of the staff about working greener.
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Pets not accepted
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Have had to stay here twice for business purposes (not my choice). Both rooms were comfortable though noisy, guests smoking in rooms. Shower was in the bath with inevitable flooding of the floor...
By Jonathan P
Cape Town on 08-Mar-2020
the room was perfect,, enough amenities. I loved the view of the room as well. It was just right for me and husband. the Bed is amazing I can sleep for days. I will definitely stay there again. I...
Descent place with clean rooms and free WiFi. Polite and helpful staff. The hotel is in the heart of the center which is very good for exploring. Food was good but there is always room for...
Cardiff, United Kingdom on 12-Feb-2020
This hotel is exactly what you would expect from the Best Western brand and at the price we paid. The service is hit and miss. Some staff are friendly, others and very miserable and unhelpful.
Reading, United Kingdom on 09-Feb-2020
Room okay, musty smelling, very noisy. The restaurant was quite appalling. Lamb chops smothered in sweet sauce, and had more gristle, fat and bones than meat. Breakfast inedible, even the boiled egg...
Outdoor pool, heated. Two pools on-site, only one heated
Poolside services, pool terrace and a la carte menus available
Elevator access to all floors
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff, English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, French and Spanish
Express check out
Late check out
Safe deposit box
Doctor on call costs vary with need
Babysitting on request
Cable or satellite television
Business center, 24 hours, complimentary
Photocopy, nominal fee
Executive/club floors/VIP services
Physically challenged services
Physically challenged facilities
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
Airport car, available 24 hours a day for a nominal fee, 450 ZAR per trip
Garage parking, 100 ZAR fee
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas. All rooms are smoke-free.
Bottled water available
Cable or satellite television with CNN® or other 24-hour news station
Iron, ironing board available on request, complimentary
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Room service 24 hours
Crib available, complimentary
Mountain view available Table Mountain
Thibault Square and Harbor View Rooms available
Power converters, electrical adapter and telephone jacks for international guests
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Extra wide doors in bathrooms available
0.70 kilometer(s) from Parliament of South Africa
1.60 kilometer(s) from Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital
0.30 kilometer(s) from Standard Bank of South Africa
0.30 kilometer(s) from Engen Petrolium, head office
0.30 kilometer(s) from Cape Town International Convention Centre
1.50 kilometer(s) from Media24, head office
0.80 kilometer(s) from Western Cape Government, offices
0.30 kilometer(s) from Artscape Theatre, the main performing arts center in Cape Town
0.50 kilometer(s) from Iziko Museums of South Africa, operates the premier public art and cultural destinations in Cape Town
12.40 kilometer(s) from Zeitz MOCAA, Museum of Contemporary Art Africa located on the V&A Waterfront
12.40 kilometer(s) from Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world
17.00 kilometer(s) from Groot Constantia, winery founded in 1685 featuring cellar tours and wine tastings
46.70 kilometer(s) from Boulders Penguin Colony, picturesque area, with enormous boulders dividing small, sandy coves, is home to a colony of some 3000 delightful African penguins.
69.10 kilometer(s) from Cape Point National Park, where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet
2.50 kilometer(s) from Cape Town Stadium, stadium that was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
1.80 kilometer(s) from Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, more commonly known as the V&A Waterfront an area to work, live, eat and play is situated on the Atlantic shore, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain.
2.50 kilometer(s) from Port of Cape Town, one of the busiest ports in South Africa
Fountains Hotel Restaurant, on premises, Buffet, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
3.00 kilometer(s) from The Test Kitchen, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
0.70 kilometer(s) from FYN Restaurant, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
0.50 kilometer(s) from La Tete, Brasserie and Traditional Cuisine, International, Open for: dinner, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
0.70 kilometer(s) from VIXI Social House, Full Service, Mediterranean and Italian Cuisine, Open for: dinner, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
1.50 kilometer(s) from Belly of the Beast, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
0.90 kilometer(s) from The Commissary, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
2.40 kilometer(s) from Kyoto Garden Japanese Restaurant, Full Service, Seafood and Sushi, Open for: dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
3.70 kilometer(s) from The Pot Luck Club, Full Service, Tapas, Open for: dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
1.30 kilometer(s) from GOLD Restaurant, Full Service, African Cuisine, Open for: dinner, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
1.60 kilometer(s) from La Parada V&A Waterfront, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, featuring Spanish Tapas 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
0.10 kilometer(s) from Burger King, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
0.60 kilometer(s) from Villa 47, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, serving Italian and Mediterranean Cuisine as well as Steaks and Tapas 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
2.20 kilometer(s) from Nelson's Eye, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
6.60 kilometer(s) from University of Cape Town, a public research university
53.00 kilometer(s) from Stellenbosch
87.00 kilometer(s) from Franschhoek
122.00 kilometer(s) from Hermanus
6.80 kilometer(s) from Camps Bay Beach, a Blue Flag Beach since 2008, the largest white sand beach in Camps Bay
26.00 kilometer(s) from Surfers Corner, an International surfers beach located in Muizenberg
7.00 kilometer(s) from Table Mountain National Park, natural world heritage site, and Natural New 7 Wonder of the World
19 kilometer(s) from Cape Town International Airport