Point Hotel - Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, in the heart of the Garden Route, lies the seaside town of Mossel bay. A bustling holiday resort in summer and an ideal retreat in winter.
Mossel Bay is second only to Hawaii for having the mildest all-year climate in the world according to the Guiness Book of Records.
The Point Hotel is built right on the rocks above a huge natural rock pool and overlooks the endless blue expanse of the Indian Ocean. From your balcony you can watch the Humpback and Southern Right whales or the dolphins passing.
Apart from the safe swimming in the tidal pool, you can also enjoy walking along Mossel Bay`s wonderful coast line.
Accommodation at The Point Hotel, Mossel Bay
The property has an unique location built on rocks above a huge rock pool and overlooks the endless blue expanse of the Indian Ocean.
A four star hotel consisting of 52 sea facing en-suite rooms with private balconies, will offer you the most exhilarating views.
Rooms are equipped with direct dial telephones, international plug points, television with DSTV, ceiling fans, panel heaters, electronic safes, internet access in every room as well as WI-FI accessibility throughout the hotel building.
Twin Single or Double Bed with en-suite bathroom. Each room has it’s own private terrace and seating area. Desk, direct dial telephone, ceiling fan, panel heater, electronic safe, luggage rack, tea/coffee making facilities, radio/alarm clock and television.
The Hotel is paraplegic friendly and all floors are serviced with a hydraulic lift and serviced by surveillance cameras
The Lighthouse Restaurant
Perched on the rocks on the edge of the Mossel Bay peninsula, just below the St Blaize lighthouse. The Point Hotel`s Lighthouse Restaurant must surely have one of the most dramatic settings in the country.
An A La Carte menu caters for all tastes, serving diverse dishes and specializing in Mossel Bay`s famous seafood. Open all day, “The Lighthouse” serves sumptuous Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners as well as Snacks throughout the day.
Caters for 80 people in cinema style and 65 people in conference style layout. Situated next to the Lighthouse Restaurant the facility is also used for private functions and Group arrivals. Our Business Centre accommodates 10 people around a boardroom table and offers computer, printing and internet services.
Mossel Bay offers a wide range of historic architecture, the arrival of Bartholomew Diaz in 1488 was witnessed by the Khoi-San.
A life Size replica of his magnificent ship Caravel can be viewed at the Maritime Museum other unique museums namely the Maritime Museum, and the world famous Post Office Tree is a treat.
Next to the Hotel is the War Memorial erected in memory of those Mossel Bay citizens who gave their lives fighting wars
Various art and craft shops, curio and specialty shops can be found in Mossel Bay.
* Swimming, safe unspoiled beaches, natural rock pools, surfing, scubu diving and snorkeling
* Deep sea fishing and rock angling
* Whale and Dolphin watching
* Shark Cage Diving (Mossel Bay's famous Great White sharks)
* Seal Island trips
* 18-Hole Golf Course
* Horse Riding
Situated in Point Road, The Point, Mossel Bay
Traveling from George to Mossel Bay on the N2 take the Mossel Bay offramp and turn left towards the traffic intersection directly opposite the entrance to Langeberg Mall. At this traffic intersection, turn right and follow the road with the sea on your left. At the 4th traffic intersection, the road forks to the left, take left fork and continue until you reach the traffic intersection with FNB Bank on left corner and NG Church on right corner. Turn right into Church Street, at next traffic intersection turn left into Marsh Street, the main road of Mossel Bay. Proceed down Marsh Street without deviation and this road will lead you around the Point, and you will find The Point Hotel on the left next to the Dros Restaurant.
Traveling from Cape Town to Mossel Bay:
You follow the N2 (approximately 3.5 to 4 hrs). Pass the PetroSA Plant (which is 10km outside Mossel Bay) on the left. Continue along Louis Fourie Road, passing four sets of traffic lights. After the 4th traffic intersection you take left offramp indicating Mossel Bay and turn right into Marsh Street, the main road of Mossel Bay. Proceed down Marsh Street without deviation and this road will lead you around the Point and you will find The Point Hotel on the left next to the Dros Restaurant.