The Oceanic Hotel can be found at number 2 Bank Street in West Bank, East London. The hotel was established in 1848 making it the oldest hotel in East London and is also classified as a historical building. Located close to the new IDZ area merging new with old. The hotel is known as a friendly, homey place where everyone is welcome. If hotels could speak, the Oceanic Hotel would not be short on stories. This hotel has seen a frequent change of ownership, with each owner leaving their unique imprint on the hotel.
The history of the hotel is closely link to that of East London as it was due to Sir Henry Smith's decision to proclaim the annexation of the port together with a 2 mile rayon of ground as part of the Cape Colony and named it "The Port of East London". Trading licence’s were granted for general stores, a London Tavern and a hotel. This was the inception of the Commercial Hotel, which later became known as the Oceanic Hotel.
|Land Line:||043 731 1592|
|Fax:||043 731 2790|
|GPS Coordinates:||33.01.96. 27.54.61|
|Address:||2 Bank Str, Westbank, EL|