The Royal Hotel, Somerset East
- Erf 6523 in Somerset East was sold by the Municipality to a Jan Johannes van Reenen on November 3, 1878, for the purpose of erecting a hotel. Construction commenced soon and the Royal Hotel came into operation 2 years later. In 1882 ownership changed and again in 1901, 1942 and 1953.
On 29 December 1954 the Ofsowitz family took ownership and operated the hotel till 1963. It was then bought by a D. Sussman who operated it till 1982, when it was sold to Neba Property Ltd.
During 1991, the hotel burnt down and was then rebuilt and modernized by the Moodley Trust, but maintained its Royal character and name. For the past 7 years, it has been owned and managed by Teresa, your host. Over time she upgraded the hotel and had it graded by the Tourism Council.
Currently, it is a 2-star establishment with 19 (all with TV) rooms, 4 budget type, 4 family, 11 double rooms. It has 2 fully licensed bars, conference facilities and a large function hall which can accommodate a maximum of 130 people. The hotel serves a-la-carte meals which can be ordered from a comprehensive menu with full room service from 07h15 to 22h00 daily, except Sundays, when it will be opened by prior arrangement. The Somerset East Royal Hotel is a level 4 broad based BEE contributor.
It is ALL about you, that is why…
- Monday – Saturday – Breakfast @ 7:15
- Sunday – Breakfast @ 8:15
- Check-out @ 10:00AM
- Group Discount
- Pensioners Discout
- Friendly Staff
- Great Hospitality
- Excellent Service
- Delicious Food