LOCATION ! LOCATION ! North facing with superb mountain and seaviews. Part of the Dias Museum Complex, next to the famous “Old Post Office Tree”. Walking distance to the main swimming beach - Santos , quaint harbour and yacht basin. This contemporary establishment combines a quiet retreat with the convenience of a central location. The vibrant coastal resort of Mossel Bay is located on the Eden Coastal Route , R62, and gateway the Garden Route . Mossel Bay is halfway between Port Elizabeth (PE) and Cape Town (CT) and a mere 40km to George Airport .
FACILITIES : This seaside hotel is home to the well known Café Gannet Restaurant-Mossel Bay 's Seafood House. Enjoy sundowners at the Blue Oyster Cocktail Lounge, which overlooks the pool and beaches. Other facilities include a swimming pool, Jacana Curio Shop, Marine Eco Adventure Centre, Ochre Shopping Centre with “ artists at work” as well as the Hugenot Chocolate Factory, secure private parking and a lovely garden with outside patio. The hotel is 50 m from the main swimming beach, an easy 2 min walk to the harbour and town centre.Free entry to the Dias Museum .

ACCOMMODATION :
Travelers have a choice of 3 star rooms or 4 star luxury self – catering harbour suites which overlook the bay. The 31 units all have a natural contemporary style. All are spacious and well appointed with air conditioning and modern amenities, that would satisfy even the most discerning traveler. As finalist of AA Accommodation Awards 2005, staff pride themselves on warm country hospitality, with friendly and efficient service.


THE EDITORIAL:
The luxurious 31-roomed Protea Hotel Mossel Bay is a graceful landmark, built in 1846, overlooking Santos Bay and the harbour. 20 min drive to the airport and halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Nestling on the Mossel Bay shoreline with the majestic Outeniqua mountains as a backdrop, the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay is singled out from other establishments. The stone walls and Mediterranean-style out-buildings belie the fact that the main building is one of the oldest in Mossel Bay and forms part of the Dias Museum Complex. Previously The Old Post Office Tree Manor Hotel, the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay, situated off Santos beach, could best be described as a hotel complex. It comprises of a breakfast patio with sea view, the Cafe Gannet Seafood Restaurant - "Mossel Bay's Seafood House", overlooking the Bay and Outeniqua Mountains. The Blue Oyster cocktail bar, adjacent to the pool, overlooks Santos Bay. The Ochre Conference Centre up to 120 delegates. This beautifully designed venue, has all the latest technology also the ideal venue for banqueting. Added attractions are the close proximity to shopping facilities, the yacht club, harbour and north-facing, sun splashed beaches. As part of the museum complex, the Maritime, Local History and Shell Museum, as well as the Old Post Office Tree, are all within strolling distance. The new golf estate is 2km away and the airport a 20 minute drive.


CONTACT DETAILS

Physical Address Corner of Church and Market Streets
Mossel Bay
6500
Postal Address PO Box 349
Mossel Bay
6500
Tel No: +27 (0)44 691 3738
Fax No: +27 (0)44 691 3104
Reservations: book@oldposttree.co.za
Website: www.proteahotels.com/mosselbay
Directions: directions.doc