About The Margate Hotel
The Margate Hotel is a boutique hotel conveniently situated at the entrance to Margate. The hotel takes pride in offering luxury accommodation in Margate at affordable rates that all can enjoy.
The Margate Hotel was opened in 1932 and has since become an icon on the South Coast. The Hotel is within walking distance to all the local amenities and entertainment that Margate has to offer. One of the biggest draw cards to Margate is its beautiful Blue Flag beach, which is just a stone throw away from the hotel offering excellent sea views from many of the rooms.
A three star hotel, the Margate Hotel was awarded the Bronze Arrow Award by PMR Africa for being ranked one of the Top 4 Executive Hotels on the coast. The hotel has recently undergone many upgrades, including renovations to its rooms and dining area which can now accommodate a function of up to 250 guests.
The Margate Hotel offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all their guests; these include a beautiful Honeymoon Suite, 7 Deluxe Family Suites, Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Rooms offering a private balcony.
The Pool area at the Margate Hotel is a treat for any guest with three pools to choose from, a gazebo, umbrellas and a number of comfortable loungers, it is the best place to relax and unwind. Poolside and Room Service is available so that our guests can have refreshments served to them at their convenience.
Other services on offer include, faxing facilities, WIFI hotspots and wake up calls. For those guests looking for some sporting entertainment, we offer golf packages to some of South Africa’s top golf courses.
The Margate Hotel boasts an onsite restaurant in the form of the Keg ‘n Galleon which is always popular with visitors and locals alike. If you would prefer a more intimate dining experience, these too can be arranged.
With 3 Conference Rooms and the newly renovated Dining Room, The Margate Hotel can accommodate conferences with ease. Each Conference Room is fitted with a sound system, microphone and a projection screen.
Events and Functions
The Margate Hotel is perfectly equipped to host most events and functions from social gatherings, birthday parties and special occasions to gala dinners and weddings, our dedicated staff will assist in tailor-making your event to suit your needs and ensure that it will be an event to remember.
The onsite Keg ‘n Galleon provides our guests with great entertainment all year round, from ladies nights and themed functions to live music and promotions, guests are sure to enjoy the relaxed friendly atmosphere and get into the party mood.
Just below the hotel is Backline, the club to visit. With DJs Wayne, Ryan & Brent, the party will go until the early hours of the morning with lots of fun to be had by all. For those not so keen for dancing, there are pool tables on offer. Throughout the year, and especially over season, Backline plays host to some of SA’s top DJs.
Attractions & Activities
Local attractions include a number annual festivals including The Sardine Festival, Africa Bike Week, The Easter Carnival and the always much anticipated Summer Festival with live shows and entertainment throughout the day and into the evening. The Margate Mardi Gras takes place every Wednesday during holiday season with great entertainment and shopping for all ages.
Other local attractions include the famed beaches of the South Coast, St Michaels, Uvongo and Southbroom, Riverbend Crocodile Farm, Pure Venom Reptile Park, The Fun Fair and Super tube on Margate Beach, Beaver Creek Coffee Plantation, Oribi Gorge, top rated Golf Courses, dive charters, deep sea fishing, cinemas and fine restaurants.
The local malls, South Coast Mall, Shelly Centre and Hibiscus Mall make sure that you are always able to find anything you may need.
Over summer, Margate boasts the Summer Beach Festival and Big New Years Eve Bash with many other entertainment opportunities throughout the year. Some of which include Miss Hibiscus, live bands, rugby at Douglas Mitchell and host to Africa Bike Week, why not make Margate Hotel your holiday destination.