Sea Point, Cape Town is one of the city’s most well known suburbs due to its waterfront position, accessibility and ever popular Sea Point Promenade. Grand architecture of old and modern structures line the streets and avenues, and there are numerous cafes and restaurants to choose from as well as shopping outlets of every kind.
The Promenade of Sea Point, Cape Town was once the place to be seen in the early 1900s, strolls next to the ocean in your best attire was ‘de rigueur’. Since then, tourists and residents have stepped out to walk, jog or run its length and enjoy the views of the sea year after year. People watching is a favourite past time here and at the famous Clifton and Camps Bay beaches(Blue Flag) a few minutes further along.
Sea Point and its neighbouring areas of Green Point, Mouille Point, Three Anchor Bay and De Waterkant form the Atlantic suburbs closest to the Cape Town city bowl, the famous V&A Waterfront shopping complex as well as the 2010 stadium. These suburbs circle the lower part of Signal Hill, with the New Kings Hotel also enjoying views of Lions Head.
Directions to the New Kings Hotel
From Cape Town International Airport – 21km (13 miles)
Follow the exit out of Cape Town International Airport. Stay on the N2 Highway in the direction Cape Town until you reach the city. Follow the directional signs – Sea Point Waterfront. The N2 Highway ends at the first set of traffic lights. Pass through these and at the 2nd set of traffic lights turn right into Western Boulevard – over the on ramp – following the directional signs for Sea Point which is straight on.
Continue on to Beach Road, the sea will be on your right hand side. At the end of Beach Road follow the curve of the road (circle) into Queens Road, go up to the next circle and turn left into Regent Road. Just after the BP Garage turn left into Solomons Road and then right into the New Kings Hotel underground parking garage.