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About Cape Town

With the spectacular backdrop of Table Mountain in one direction and the glittering expanse of Table Bay in the other, Cape Town has a reputation for being one of the world's most beautiful cities. It's both rugged and delicate, rough and pristine, and photogenic as anything. On top of the beauty, the city is known for being relaxed and friendly - many of the best places to stay in Cape Town reflect this attitude with their great personal service. Our collection of the best places to stay in Cape Town offers something for everyone, from cheap and cheerful guesthouses to top-notch luxury hotels.

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More laidback and liberal than the rest of the country, Cape Town was at the forefront of some of South Africa’s most influential social movements and the birthplace of the ‘rainbow nation’. Testaments to these pivotal struggles can be found throughout the city, from Mandela’s prison on Robben Island, St George’s Church, where Desmond Tutu was the first black archbishop in South African history, and the District Six Museum in town.

Where to stay in Cape Town - Which Neighbourhood?

  • Stay amidst the bustle at The Waterfront or Long Street, and the colourful houses of Bo Kaap or trendy shops and cafés in Woodstock.
  • A little out of town, the upmarket suburbs of Oranjezicht and Tamboerskloof are filled with smart B&Bs and guesthouses, and within easy reach of exploring Table Mountain.
  • Capital city it may be, Cape Town is still a top place to enjoy the great outdoors, so why not experience the pristine beaches of Clifton, Camps Bay and Bantry Bay, boasting some of the most expensive real estate in the country.
  • The vineyards just out of town, surfing off the golden beaches and the lush green botanical gardens are also reasons to visit. From the low key suburban vibe of the Southern Suburbs to the pristine countryside of Constantia and relaxed vibe of Hout Bay, there are plenty of areas, within easy reach of the city, where travellers can immerse themselves in the great outdoors.

WHAT NOT TO MISS

  • As well as seeing Table Mountain from a distance it's also worth heading up, something which can be easily achieved using the cableway.
  • And while we're listing outdoor highlights, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the Cape of Good Hope National Park, the Lion's Head and Signal Hill - with its noon gun - and the waterfront area are all wonderful places to take in.
  • Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, is another site most people will want to visit for themselves.
  • Head off hiking up the Lion's Head and take in the stunning views of the city at the top. Trekking up and down the mountain takes around two hours, though it's by no means a difficult walk. Be sure to bring a camera with you!
  • Spend an afternoon by the Victoria & Albert Waterfront. This beautiful spot is full of great shops, leisure activities, restaurants and more. One of Cape Town's most renowned spots, it buzzes with cosmopolitan energy.
  • Clifton Beaches is the ideal spot to enjoy a picnic and relax with a good book. These series of pristine beaches offer unspoiled white sands and clear blue water - be warned, it may be a tad chilly though if you fancy a swim.
  • The District Six neighbourhood was destroyed by the government in the 1960s, however, if you visit the District Six Museum you can learn all about this vibrant spot. Browse through their fascinating collection of photographs and maps, whilst you can listen to ex-residents and hear their personal stories about the struggle between the community and the government.
  • For some light entertainment head to see the Boulders Beach Penguins. You'll understand why they are called "jackass penguins" when you hear their call.

Our collection of the best places to stay in Cape Town showcase the best value, boutique, and world-class hotels, from seaside to city.

THE BEST PLACES TO STAY IN CAPE TOWN

FOR SOMETHING TRULY SPECIAL

  • Cape Town’s grand dame, The Belmond Mount Nelson is pretty in pink. Unmissable, located in a historic part of town, this early 20th-century is famed for its afternoon tea and impeccable interiors.
  • The Cape’s first-ever farm, Steenberg Farm has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1682. Now, arguably Constantia’s finest hotel, it is the perfect stay for those wanting to experience a luxurious vineyard stay.
  • The Waterfront has a new icon, and it’s called The Silo. An enormous concrete structure, housing just 28 bedrooms, this design feat is also home to Zeitz MOCAA, a gallery space which collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits twenty-first-century art from Africa.

AN AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE

  • With a price tag as tiny as the hotel, Wanderlust's Way Guest House is a charming stay, ideally located in lively Green Point. With just three rooms, it's the utmost in bijoux style.
  • One of the best and most affordable options in the city, Welgelegen has been welcoming guests for decades. Two-Victorian house, knocked into one, located in the smart suburb of Oranjezicht, you’re within easy reach of Camps Bay and Cape Town.
  • Located in the smart Oranjezicht neighbourhood, 2Inn1 Kensington (it gets its name from the two Victorian houses that were knocked into one) is a well priced, well situated, homely stay.
  • Don't be fooled by the 'backpacker' tag, The B.I.G. Backpackers includes eight en-suite doubles and one family room, with 'travel on a shoestring' prices.

FOR A COUPLE'S RETREAT

  • An adult’s only stay, Compass House Boutique Hotel in Bantry Bay promises a very grown-up stay with dining and interiors to match. A sparkling infinity pool makes the most of impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean beyond.
  • Stylish Clifton’s smartest hotel? It’s got to be 21 Nettleton. Each of its suites is uniquely decorated, with interiors crammed full of over the top curio pieces – rococo clocks, Chinese vases, plush sofas, and animal prints.
  • With some of the most coveted views in the V&A Waterfront, One & Only Cape Town provides a romantic stay, with opulent suites and unforgettable dining, all just moments from some of Cape Town’s main attractions.

BEST BOUTIQUE HOTELS

  • Smart, modern, The Marly is one of a wave of new trendy boutique hotels popping up around the city, enticing a younger trendier crowd. Guests love it for the relaxed vibe and great location.
  • A tiny hotel with a big design statement, MannaBay nestled at the bottom of Table Mountain provides individual and personable service, with little welcome extras like complimentary afternoon tea.
  • An oldie but a favourite, Four Rosmead’s ten-suite guest house has been welcoming travellers to the smart suburb of Oranjezicht for years. Including comfortable rooms, a great breakfast, and superb location, the very reasonable price tag means it’s a no brainer.
  • A charming collection of 19th-century houses turned into 18 stylish apartments, More Quarters, is a stylish and flexible stay within walking distance from many of the city's main attractions.
  • Decorated with modern-Afro flair (cowhide carpets, statement mirrors, and hand-made artwork) Boutique@10 champions local artisans. Surrounded by lush foliage plus views of Camp's Bay below and Signal Hill above, it's a relaxing stay in a great location.

For a heritage stay

  • Located in a historic corner of town, Dutch Manor Antique Hotel dates back to the turn of the 19th-century. Rooms are filled with antiques and steeped in history.
  • Dating back to the 18th-century, Cape Heritage Hotel is one of the city's oldest hotels. Enjoy your breakfast under a three-hundred-year-old grapevine. A truly archaic stay.
  • Grand, nostalgic, and very good value, Hout Bay Manor is a superb heritage stay within the quaint working harbour town of Hout Bay.

For living like a local

  • You'll struggle to find a cooler location than new kid on the block, Stock Exchange. In edgy Woodstock, this shiny new collection of apartments allows travellers to live like a local. Bright, vintage-inspired interiors are the epitome of cool.
  • Right in the heart of Cape Town's CBD, The Penthouse Collection provides guests with a taste of the high life. Each of its slick apartments is fully functional and include all the amenities required to make yourself right at home.
  • Swift Studios' chic, self-catering apartments fit in well in their downtown location in Salt River. A formerly industrial part of town, it has enjoyed something of a facelift in recent years and is now a favourite spot amongst young professionals.

ECO-FRIENDLY OPTIONS

  • With admirable eco-principles, this Southern Suburb favourite, The Vineyard Hotel boasts commendable eco-principles. They re-use all their water and encourage guests to limit their consumption – there’s even a timer in the bathroom!
  • Modern, and environmentally conscious, POD Camps Bay is one of Cape Town’s most stylish new hotels, located right on the Camps Bay coastline it has some admirable green-credentials to boot.

BY THE COAST

  • Located at the base of the vertiginous Chapman’s Peak, Tintswalo Atlantic is the only hotel in the city that is right on the beach and offers sublime ocean views, excellent food and authentic, warm service.
  • A favourite venue for weddings and honeymooners, Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, located between Camps Bay and the V&A Waterfront, overlooks the mighty Twelve Apostles mountain range. Boasting epic sea views it features the award-winning Sanctuary Spa, complete with natural rock pools.
  • Moments from the tourist favourite, Boulder’s Beach (famed for its African penguin colonies), Tintswalo at Boulders provides a very refined stay in this family-friendly hot spot.

FOR FOODIES

  • Voted travellers’ favourite stay, the Cellars-Hohenort, located in Constantia ‘Cape Town’s vineyard’ provides superlative dining, a long list of fine wines, and an idyllic setting. It’s difficult to top for food and service.
  • One of the Waterfront’s most stylish hotels, Cape Grace also houses one of its best restaurants, The Signal. Offering fine dining that is rather excellent, guests can opt for a six-course tasting menu or order a la carte.

For local exploring

  • Lively Long Street sets the scene for one of Cape Town’s funkiest hotels, Grand Daddy. Choose from quirky bedrooms to air streamer homes, all provide an unforgettable night’s sleep in one of the city’s most popular locations.
  • Upscale, stylish hotel within walking distance of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront, The Commodore Hotel boasts far-reaching views across to Table Mountain. An excellent breakfast is served each morning, plus seafood dishes and regional wines at Clipper Restaurant - plus you've your pick of the city's best restaurant on your doorstep.
  • Behind its Victorian broekie-lace facade Long Street Hotel is a lively little abode. Ideally located on Long Street, it provides stylish accommodation, a stone's throw from your pick of bars and restaurants.
  • Rouge on Rose allows guests to explore the photogenic neighbourhood of Bo Kaap in all its technicolour glory. Local Cape Malay flavours can be sampled in the highly-recommended restaurant.
  • Not to be confused with its neighbour, Grand Daddy, the Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel is popular with younger travellers thanks to its low prices, proximity to Long Street, not to mention evening karaoke and complimentary coffees throughout the day.
  • A more peaceful stay in a more central location would be difficult to find. La Grenadine provides French-inspired accommodation with a very inviting price-tag. A delightful guesthouse within walking distance from town.

Travel Information

  • Beautiful throughout the year, it's best to visit Cape Town over the summer - the average daily maximum temperature reaching 26°C in February. The sea is also at its warmest at this time of year, with the water being around 21°C. Things liven up from December onwards as this is the beginning of the school holidays. This busy holiday period finishes around the beginning of February. which means that despite the warm weather, you can expect to pay less for accommodation.
  • International visitors can fly into Cape Town International Airport, approximately 12 miles away from the city, where taxis can be easily booked.
  • Alternatively, if you'd like to self-drive, we recommend you visit our online partner Rentalcars.

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Best Hotels in Cape Town

  • The Muize Cape Town 8 rooms from $49

    Value chic  -  You don't get much better value than this, in such a central location
    Beach Life  -  Muizenberg is a prime surfing beach: get on your board!
    Surfing  -  Muizenberg, your local beach, is all about the surf!
    Fishing  -  Fishing on the Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

    Cheap and cheerful, this friendly little hotel provides a perfect base to explore Cape Town's rugged coastline. A slap-up full English breakfast is included in the rate, as are those epic views. Perfect for outdoorsy-types there is surfing, fishing, golf, and wine tasting all in the local area. See More

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  • Wanderlust's Way Guest House Cape Town (Green Point,) 3 rooms from $56

    Value chic  -  Quaint, charming, and very well priced
    Sights nearby  -  Signal Hill and its far reaching vistas is just a short stroll away
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only
    Quirky  -  An experience!

    Uber chic, utterly tiny, this beautifully decorated three-bedroom townhouse, located in central Sea Point provides traveller's to Cape Town with a very homely base. Rooms include private balconies, the studio room a private terrace, and living areas in which to relax as well as a large kitchen. See More

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  • Glen Hotel Cape Town 24 rooms from $58

    Views  -  Wonderful views of Lion's Head and the Atlantic Ocean.
    Gay friendly
    Great walks  -  The Glen runs a half day tour of Cape Town's art galleries, trendy bars, museums, restaurants and heritage sights.
    Spa  -  The G Spa offers a comprehensive range of massages, treatments and there's a couple of outdoor pools for relaxing.

    Our favourite gay-friendly hotel in Cape Town in Sea Point, a wonderful location near all the best restaurants and bars. Charming white on white suites with splashes of colour. Casually chic with fantastic personalised hospitality. See More

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  • Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel Cape Town 13 rooms from $61

    Local exploring  -  Right in the thick of it, you're walking distance from some of Cape Town's main attractions
    Value chic  -  Excellently priced, stylish artistic interiors
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only
    Full of character

    Each of this hotel's thirteen rooms are a work of art in themselves. Well-priced, it's a lively spot, where travellers can meet and mingle (evening karaoke anyone?). You're walking distance from the sights. B&B and self-catering options. All this plus complimentary coffee throughout the day. See More

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  • The Inn at Castle Hill Cape Town (Kalk Bay) 5 rooms from $64

    Local exploring  -  Walking distance from the attractions of this charming fishing village, Kalk Bay
    Local markets  -  Kalk Bay offers a variety of antique, boutique and craft shops that line the cobbled lanes of Main Road
    Sights nearby  -  Boulders Beach, with its colony of African penguins, is jus a twenty minute drive away
    Great walks  -  The beach and Kalk Bay's delightful harbour are just a few minutes walk away
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    An Edwardian hotel perfectly capturing the character of Kalk Bay. Filled with antiques and original features: sweeping parquet floors, original artwork, roll-top baths, and a wrap-around lattice verandah with ocean views. Offering excellent value and a homely stay - plus an honesty bar! See More

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  • Chartfield Guest House Cape Town (Kalk Bay,) 17 rooms from $68

    Value chic  -  A stylish, excellent value stay
    Sights nearby  -  Boulder's Beach, home of South African's penguin population: a must visit!
    Surfing  -  Nearby Muizenburg Beach is one of the Cape's top surfing beaches
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pools

    Well-priced, well-located, highly recommended. This 17-room guest house enjoys an enviable location in the charming Kalk Bay, just 25-minutes drive from town, yet away from the hustle-and-bustle. Rooms are decorated in cool, nautical palettes of whites and blues and include pool and sea views. See More

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  • Long Street Hotel Cape Town 12 rooms from $74

    City Style  -  Right in the thick of it, this traditional Victorian style hotel is located in Cape Town's liveliest spot
    Local exploring  -  You're walking distance from some of the city's best restuarants, bars, and attractions
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfront is just 3km away
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.

    This lively little hotel, located right on Long Street provides stylish accommodation behind a traditional Victorian broekie-lace facade. Large rooms are decorated in creams and pastel hues, with many including private balconies, and monochrome bathrooms. Excellent bars and restaurants nearby. See More

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  • aha Simon's Town Quayside Hotel Cape Town (Simon's Town,) 29 rooms from $74

    Value chic  -  Modern, stylish interiors at an excellent price
    Sailing  -  Sailing tours for shark, whale, and seal spotting (as well as diving) set off from Simonstown Harbour
    Sights nearby  -  Boulder's Beach and its penguin colony is a must visit
    Surfing  -  At nearby Muizenberg Beach

    Overlooked by the majestic Simons Kloof mountains and within skipping distance of the quaint naval town of Simon's Town. Chic, modern interiors at a very inviting price. Large, spacious, air-conditioned rooms boast private balconies and contemporary bathrooms. Includes a superb breakfast. See More

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  • Stock Exchange Cape Town 33 rooms from $74

    City Style  -  In the midst of Cape Town's trendy Woodstock this hotel is as chic on the inside as it is outside
    Value chic  -  Excellent value, fabulous interiors, great location: live like a local
    Local markets  -  The Biscuit Mill houses plenty of pop up shops and trendy places to eat
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfont is just over 3km away

    This shiny new collection of apartments allows travellers to live like a local. Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Woodstock it is home to some of the city's best brunch spots and bars, and close to the CBD and V&A Waterfront. Bright, vintage-inspired interiors are the epitome of cool. See More

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  • The Hermitage Cape Town 2 rooms from $77

    Value chic  -  Couples will love this intimate, well priced, boutique guest house
    Sights nearby  -  Take the scenic coastal drive to Chapman's Peak
    Restrictions on children  -  Children cannot be accommodated at this hotel
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.

    Traditional Victorian townhouse located in the quaint locale of Kalk Bay. With just two guest rooms this property proves that the best things come in small packages. Boasting beautiful interiors, filled with antiques and artwork. There's a charming terrace where breakfast is served in the morning. See More

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  • Alta Bay Cape Town (Higgovale) 3 rooms from $83

    Views  -  Wonderful views of the Bay.
    City Style
    Restrictions on children  -  Babies and children over 6 are welcome.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    A stylish small B&B with gorgeous airy suites with private terraces and wonderful views of the bay. Slightly off-centre - a charming place of relaxation for an intimate and low-key city break. See More

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  • The Grand Daddy Cape Town 32 rooms from $86

    City Style  -  Trendy, historic hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's lively Long Street
    Value chic  -  Excellent value, quirky accommodation in a great location
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfront, and its many attractions, are just a short walk away
    Full of character

    Dating back to 1879 this heritage hotel has been brought into the 21st-century. Boasting trendy interiors, choose from comfortable rooms to quirky airstream accommodation. Dine on fresh Mediterranean dishes at Thirty Ate or enjoy drinks at Daddy Cool or Sky Bar - there's even an outdoor cinema. See More

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  • 3 On Camps Bay Cape Town (Camps Bay,) 16 rooms from $92

    Value chic  -  One of the best value hotels in an excellent neighbourhood
    Sights nearby  -  Camps Bay, Clifton Beach: there are excellent beaches right by the hotel
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of 12 are welcome
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Well-priced, well-located this is a great option for every budget. A welcoming stay with far-reaching sea views. Quirky furnishings, bright artworks add a splash of unique character to every room, open-plan bathrooms make for a romantic feel. Indoor-outdoor dining is the perfect coastal living. See More

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  • The B.I.G. Backpackers Cape Town 19 rooms from $92

    Families  -  The charming family rooms sleep up to four and come with private ensuite bathroom.
    Local exploring  -  Five minutes walk from The Waterfront you are excellently located
    Groups  -  The dorms are ideal accommodation for groups of friends
    Sights nearby  -  The MyCiti bus line, is just outside, and connects you to most of the city’s top sites

    Don't be fooled by the 'backpacker' tag, there are eight en-suite double rooms and one family room! This hotel offers superb service, ensuring your stay in Cape Town is an unforgettable one, all activities booked at the drop of a hat. Communal kitchen, living, dining, and outdoor braai. Great fun. See More

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  • The Manor House Cape Town 4 rooms from $96

    Romantic Break  -  Lavish rooms and private terraces: this excellently located hotel is adult's only
    Great walks  -  Through the nearby De Waal Park
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only

    Elegant, sophisticated and luxurious four-bedroom manor house. Individually designed suites are classic yet contemporary, chic and stylish. Private dining on-site or check out one of the restaurants at the sister property down the road. A grown-up stay. See More

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  • Simon’s Town Guest House Cape Town 5 rooms from $99

    Total relaxation  -  Located in the sleepy Dido Valley, yet close to the beaches of Boulders and Muizenberg
    Diving  -  Divers can explore, to their hearts content the cool waters of False Bay, teaming with wildlife, including sharks!
    Fishing  -  Deep Sea fishing boats disembark from Simon's Town harbour
    Great walks  -  At 30km, False Bay has plenty of excellent coastal walks
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    A great little family-owned guesthouse in the residential Dido Valley location. Rooms are decorated in a modern-Afro style with smart bathrooms and large baths. Balconies boast epic sea views. You're a short drive from all the action: Boulder's Beach and Simon's Town. A great breakfast is served. See More

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  • Three Boutique Hotel Cape Town 18 rooms from $102

    Families  -  Studio suites are ideal options for families and even better they come complete with kitchentte.
    Local exploring  -  A quiet spot in the heart of the city; many of the main attractions are within walking distance
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfront is 4km away
    Great walks  -  De Waal Park is moments away

    Located in a heritage building, its colonaded balconies and formal white facade provide sophisticated lodgings. Walking distance from town, there is an inviting pool and a sunny roof terrace with panoramic views of The Twelve Apostles. Relax in your sprawling suite, and bathroom, with all mod cons. See More

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  • Hout Bay Manor Cape Town (Scott Estate,) 17 rooms from $102

    Local exploring  -  A perfect base for exploring Cape Town, its vineyards, and the Southern Suburbs
    Spa  -  Inzolo Spa offers total relaxation with a wide range of personally tailored treatments for both couples and individuals.
    Fishing  -  Embark on a fishing trip - Hout Bay is a working fishing habour and there are plenty of charters departing daily
    Local markets  -  The Hout Bay Crafts Market is held every Sunday from 10 am

    Overlooking Hout Bay's harbour, Hout Bay Manor enjoys an enviable location and beautifully appointed rooms. Dating back to 1871, the interiors reflect its heritage status and the bohemian character of its locale: four-poster beds, plush fabrics, and vibrant décor. A superb breakfast is served. See More

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  • La Splendida Cape Town 24 rooms from $104

    Families  -  Superior rooms are spacious and can easily accommodate families or small groups
    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located, you're a short stroll from all the action
    City Style  -  Sleek, stylish, and well priced
    Local markets  -  Green Point Market is a great place to pick up local handicrafts

    Chic, modern, and well-priced - right in the heart of thriving Green Point. Light filled rooms boast sea views and quirky interiors. You're walking distance from much of the action and lots of great restaurants. The in house restaurant Sótano serves up delicious Mediterranean dishes and cocktails. See More

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  • A Boat House Cape Town (Cape Town,) 6 rooms from $108

    Beach Life  -  Nautical style accommodation in a beachside location
    Great walks  -  Along Boulder's Beach, accommpanied by Africa's penguin population! Just 1km away: it's a must
    Diving  -  Shark boat tours and cage diving take off from the harbour, moments away
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the shops and cafés of the quaint coastal town, Simon's Town

    Each of the Boat House's six suites bear nautical names. Fully equipped and elegantly furnished, all include en-suite bathrooms and views across False Bay. Your hosts ensure you'll feel right at home, starting with a cooked breakfast. Walking distance from Simon's Town and Boulder's Beach. See More

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  • Jardin d'ébène Boutique Guesthouse Cape Town 5 rooms from $109

    Value chic  -  Very good value for such levels of service and this location
    Sights nearby  -  The Old Biscuit Mill is the favourite spot of Cape Town's trendy young things
    Local markets  -  Stroll over to Green Market Square (open every day, but Sunday)
    Swimming Pool  -  Plunge pool

    Quaint five-bedroom hotel in the residential suburb of Tamboerskloof. Despite its colonial facade, rooms are decorated in a modern-African style, with plenty of raw materials and organic textiles. Al fresco breakfasts are a treat, as is the plunge pool. Attentive hosts make yours a personable stay. See More

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  • Dutch Manor Antique Hotel Cape Town 6 rooms from $110

    Local exploring  -  Located in a historic part of town, you're walking distance from much of the action
    Sights nearby  -  Explore historic Cape Town, Bo Kaap, Company Gardens, and the Houses of Parliment
    Sailing  -  Boats set off regularly from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    Great walks  -  Take a hike up to Table Mountain (or the cable cart)
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    This historic hotel, dating back to 1812, is located in a corner of Cape Town steeped in heritage. Entering its doors stepping into a bygone era. Polished oak furniture, creaking floorboards, and classic bathrooms. Bo Kaap, The Waterfront, and much more are within walking distance. Very elegant. See More

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  • Mariner's Guesthouse Cape Town 10 rooms from $110

    Value chic  -  Great value accommodation in an excellent coastal location
    Sailing  -  Simon's Town Pier is the place for boat trips across False Bay
    Sights nearby  -  The penguin colony's Boulders Beach is a must visit
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Charming coastal accommodation with an excellent price tag. Luxurious rooms and living areas make the most of its coastal views. A sumptuous breakfast is included in the rate plus there's an inviting outdoor pool. Great value, great location. A much-recommended stay. See More

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  • Nova Constantia Boutique Residence Cape Town 8 rooms from $110

    Fishing  -  Catch a fish supper in Hout Bay harbour.
    Private Hot Tub
    Spa
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor

    An excellent boutique offering located down a leafy residential road in upmarket Constantia. Plush suites are decorated in crushed velvet and feature whirpool baths. The Premier Suite has its own hot tub. Enjoy a game of tennis or an afternoon swim. A scrumptious breakfast is included in the rate. See More

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  • The Cape Milner Cape Town 57 rooms from $113

    City Style  -  A well priced stay within easy reach of some of Cape Town's main attractions and beaches
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the historic neighbourhood of Bo Kaap
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Modern, stylish interiors, perfectly located equidistance between Cape Town and its beaches. All the mod cons are provided, plus there's a pool, gym, and spa. Large suites are decorated in muted hues and include en-suite bathrooms. All this plus a superb breakfast. See More

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  • Rouge on Rose Cape Town 9 rooms from $120

    Local exploring  -  Fabulous location! Right in the heart of Cape Town's colourful Bo Kaap
    Sights nearby  -  Walk around the nearby V&A Waterfront, filled with designer shops and craft markets
    Great walks  -  Explore the historic neighbourhood of Bo Kaap
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.

    Intimate nine-bedroom owner managed hotel providing a choice of hotel or self-catering accommodation. The location is what makes this place completely unique: right in the heart of the characterful Bo Kaap area. Sample some of the local Cape Malay flavours in the highly-recommended restaurant. See More

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  • Cape Heritage Hotel Cape Town City Centre 15 rooms from $120

    Sights nearby  -  For a day trip, visit the infamous Robben Island, eight miles from the hotel.
    Great walks  -  No trip to Cape Town is complete without a trip up Table Mountain.
    Fishing  -  Take a fishing trip out from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
    Full of character

    Cool and comfy townhouse hotel with a central location. Ideal for exploring Cape Town and enjoying the city’s foodie scene, with many top spots just a stone’s throw from the hotel. See More

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  • The Tarragon Cape Town (Hout Bay,) 5 rooms from $122

    Families  -  A great family stay in the charming coastal town of Hout Bay
    Birdwatching  -  World of Birds, home to over 3000 birds (and some monkeys!) is just 1.5km away
    Great walks  -  Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden are simply beautiful, and just 6km away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Owned by The Fleming family, this collection of five self-catering cottages is ideal for families. Surrounded by sun-dappled gardens, in the residential locale of Hout Bay, it's an authentic Cape Town stay. Large living spaces: lounges, dining, bedrooms, and kitchen open up onto a private terrace. See More

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  • Residence William French Cape Town 5 rooms from $122

    Local exploring  -  Peaceful, homely, and perfectly located
    Surfing  -  Nearby Muizenberg is a surfer's paradise
    Sights nearby  -  Take the coastal drive to Chapman's Peak
    Local markets  -  Explore the boho beach town of Kalk Bay
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    A five-bedroom owner managed guest house is perfectly located for the popular Boulder's Beach. Trendy rooms, with in-room tubs, boast decorative flourishes and sea views. The owner is a real foodie, and a three-course home-cooked dinner is served from Tuesday-Sunday. Superb. See More

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  • Watercolours House Cape Town (Cape Town,) 5 rooms from $123

    Beach Life  -  Located in charming Simon's Town, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
    Sights nearby  -  Take a drive to The Cape of Good Hope, South Africa's most southerly point
    Surfing  -  Nearby Long Beach is one of Cape Town's top surfing beaches
    Local markets  -  Explore the charming harbour and markets of Simonstown

    This owner-managed boutique hotel provides laidback living, smack bang in the middle of the charming Simon's Town. A grown-up stay, children above the age of 16 are permitted. Each of its five-rooms has pristine views of the Atlantic Ocean, private balconies, and large bathrooms. Delightful. See More

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  • Swift Studios Cape Town 7 rooms from $123

    Local exploring  -  Your very own Cape Town home away from home: explore the city like a local from your own apartment
    Great walks  -  Up to the Rhodes Memorial, at University of Cape Town for epic views of the city below
    Sights nearby  -  Nearby Newlands is known for its cricket and rugby stadiums
    Local markets  -  The Old Biscuit Mill hosts plenty of day and night markets

    These chic, self-catering apartments fit in well in their downtown location. Salt River, a formerly industrial part of town has enjoyed something of a facelift in recent years and is now a favourite spot amongst young professionals, bringing with it all the trendy cafés and trimmings. Great value. See More

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  • Steenberg Farm Cape Town (Constantia Valley) 24 rooms from $128

    Families  -  As well as two family rooms for 4, there are a two or three bed suite with private patio and pools.
    Foodies  -  Located on a working vineyard, with excellent dining options: gourmands will love
    Golf  -  The hotel has its own World Championship 18-hole golf course
    Spa breaks  -  Spa, golf course: there's something for everyone

    Dating back to 1682 this traditional farmhouse provides some old-world charm accompanied by some new-world wines. Dine at Catharina’s or the relaxed but equally sophisticated Bistro Sixteen82. Modern luxuries come in the form of a pool, spa, and golf course. Lavish rooms complete the stay. See More

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  • Dolphin Inn Cape Town 11 rooms from $128

    Local exploring  -  A very central location: perfect for beach and city
    Sights nearby  -  V&A Waterfront is just a 15 minute stroll away
    Great walks  -  Green Point Urban Park
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Located in central Mouille Point this comfortable guest house provides a homely stay in a great spot. You're within easy reach of many of the Cape's most popular attractions. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast out on your private balcony. A great stay. See More

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  • DysArt Boutique Hotel Cape Town 10 rooms from $132

    City Style  -  Modern, trendy, accommodation in a central location
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll up to Signal Hill, just 1km away
    Restrictions on children  -  Children cannot be accommodated at this hotel
    Sailing  -  The V&A Waterfront is just 2km away
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    This quirky hotel showcases statement pieces against a white canvas backdrop. Design lovers will feel right at home. Large rooms are all unique, plus there's a very inviting outdoor pool. The on-site coffee house serves an excellent breakfast in the morning. Walking distance from Cape Town's sights. See More

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  • La Grenadine Cape Town 5 rooms from $141

    Local exploring  -  You'd never guess this quaint French-style guest house was so excellently located - you're walking distance from town
    Full of character
    Quirky  -  An experience!
    Traditional

    You can't get any closer to town whilst still being surrounded by trees and greenery. This charming Cape-Dutch style hotel is owned by French couple, Maxime and Mélodie, who add a touch of 'je ne sais quois' to this intimate little hotel. Its five suites, two-bed cottage, and gardens are divine. See More

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  • 2inn1 Kensington Cape Town 19 rooms from $141

    Local exploring  -  A former winner of Tatler's 'Best City Boutique Hotel' it's very well located
    Value chic  -  All the attention to detail of a five-star hotel, without the price tag
    Sailing  -  Sunset cruises, diving, whales, seal, shark, and dolphins spotting; there are countless sailing options from The V&A Waterfront
    Great walks  -  The walking trails of Table Mountain's National Park begin just over a kilometre from the hotel

    An individual little boutique hotel, comprising a clever combination of a Victorian house and a modern bungalow, it's won awards for its excellent location and boutique style. All the benefits of a five-star stay: 24/7 concierge, a superb breakfast, spa with the addition of those Signal HIll views. See More

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  • The Hout Bay Hideaway Cape Town 4 rooms from $141

    Total relaxation  -  Secluded spot in the beautiful suburb of Hout Bay
    Sights nearby  -  Continue up the coast to Chapman’s Peak. Beautiful all year round, you can spot whales in the winter months
    Local markets  -  Hout Bay Market is very popular for fresh locally sourced produce
    Restrictions on children  -  Generally not accepted unless on prior arrangement
    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    You're in good hands at this delightful 1930s art-deco abode. The owners live just next door and are on hand to help during your stay. Each room is decorated in a modern style with African accents. Sit out and listen to nature: a proper 'hideaway'. No restaurant, each suite includes a kitchenette. See More

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  • Welgelegen Cape Town 13 rooms from $143

    Families  -  Perfect location for checking out Cape Town with all the family - plus the nearby De Waal Park will keep the kids happy!
    Local markets  -  Visit the Pan African Market and Greenmarket Square for great souvenir shopping.
    Great walks  -  Under 13 km to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
    Sights nearby  -  The Iziko South African Museum is just minutes away.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Well-located and chic guesthouse in a leafy cul-de-sac of Cape Town. The elegant and comfy rooms are tastefully decorated and adorned with personal charm. An urban sanctuary for families or city visitors near to the best restaurants, bars, and museums. See More

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  • Hotel On The Promenade Cape Town 7 rooms from $152

    Local exploring  -  Excellently located, you're walking distance from bars, restaurants, and excellent beaches
    Great walks  -  Along The Promenade, Clifton, Queens, and the surrounding beaches
    Local markets  -  The Cape Quarters Saturday Market is a lively morning activity
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.

    Housed in a colonial-style building, 50m from the Atlantic Ocean, the interiors of this hotel are much more modern. Rooms include Macbook computers, blue tooth speakers: all the mod cons. An excellent breakfast is included plus there is a trendy bar. Excellently located and great value. See More

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  • The Andros Cape Town (Claremont,) 15 rooms from $161

    Total relaxation  -  Located in the residential suburb of Claremont, it's a peaceful spot, yet well-located. A relaxing base!
    Great walks  -  The beautiful year-round Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are within walking distance
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of 16 can be accommodated
    Sights nearby  -  Catch a show at Maynardville Open Air Theatre

    Designed by one of Cape Town's most esteemed architects, Sir Herbert Baker, this century-old property is located in the residential locale of Claremont, in the city's southern suburbs. Its classic Cape Dutch style creates an air of elegance. Plus there's a spa, outdoor pool, and superb breakfast. See More

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  • Ocean View House Cape Town 30 rooms from $161

    Families  -  Family friendly accommodation from rooms & suites to apartments in a lovely coastal spot
    Romantic Break  -  Beautiful suites, private terraces, and spa treatments: a very indulgent stay
    Great walks  -  Whether you walk or get the cable cart, Table Mountain is a must visit
    Surfing  -  Nearby Clifton Beach is a surfer's favourite
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Beautiful, with rooms decorated in bright blue and pinks, with sumptuous velvets and vibrate artworks. All make the most of those impressive sea views, or look out onto private garden terraces. There's an excellent spa and fine dining at the hotel and within walking distance. Great for couples. See More

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  • CUBE Guest House Cape Town 6 rooms from $163

    Hideaway  -  Modern hideway in Hout Bay: for the design lover who likes the quiet life
    Local markets  -  Visit Hout Bay Market for its fresh food and local produce
    Great walks  -  Hout Bay is a 3 km walk
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    One of a kind! This architecturally impressive hotel stands out from the rest. Its white, cubist design strikes a stark contrast against the leafy, gardens and secluded Hout Bay setting. Rooms are minimal but with all the necessities, plus there's an inviting pool. Breakfast is served. We love! See More

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  • Abbey Manor Cape Town 9 rooms from $169

    Local exploring  -  Located in a quiet suburb of Cape Town, yet with easy access to the city and sights
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through De Waal Park, or further afield, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
    Local markets  -  Throughout the week, Green Market Square is the spot for picking up local handicrafts
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of five welcome

    Nestled along the slopes of Table Mountain, in the upmarket suburb of Oranjezicht. This century-old guesthouse features sumptuous rooms with lavish interiors. Think roll-top baths, glistening chandeliers, antique furnishings, as well as far-reaching views of Cape Town below. Divine. See More

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  • Four Rosmead Cape Town (Cape Town,) 8 rooms from $190

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located for exploring Cape Town and the Southern Suburbs
    Great walks  -  Through Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden - beautiful year-round
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfront is a short distance away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    The best of both world's: perfectly located between Cape Town's CBD and Table Mountain National Park. Guests love the personable service and residential surrounds of this hotel - it's a real home-from-home. Individually decorated rooms include modern bathrooms, plus there's an outdoor pool. See More

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  • Black Heath Lodge Cape Town 10 rooms from $190

    City Style  -  Uber chic interiors in a great location, moments from central Cape Town
    Local markets  -  Green Market Square is a great place to pick up local artwork and clothing
    Surfing  -  The nearby beach of Clifton is a popular surfer's beach
    Great walks  -  Take the cable car, or hike up, to Table Mountain
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Dating back to the 19th-century, this ten-room hotel combines architectural heritage with modern interiors. Rooms benefit from high-ceilings and ocean views and are decorated in a quirky style. Perfectly located for exploring the town. See More

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  • St James Guest House Cape Town 6 rooms from $192

    Total relaxation  -  Lavish interiors and superb dining: relax, it's all taken care of
    Great walks  -  The hotel lies along False Bay, with 30km of walking routes
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of five are welcome
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    This historic six-bedroom hotel overlooks the vibrant fishing village of Kalk Bay. Rooms include luxurious fabrics, bathrooms with all the mod cons, and the best open out onto private balconies with fabulous sea views. Excellent dining, you're just a 1 km walk from the bustling Kalk Bay harbour. See More

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  • Vineyard Hotel Cape Town (Colinton Road, Newlands) 178 rooms from $197

    Spa breaks  -  The international Banyan Tree Resort’s Angsana Spa offers unique experiences from highly trained therapists.
    Families  -  The Vineyard has nine self catering apartments on site, all of which are perfect for family groups
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor and Outdoor interlinked Pool
    Restaurant  -  Award-winning Myoga restaurant.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    A Cape Country house on six acres of stunning gardens, in Newlands. The sleek and chic decor exudes calm, with white on white and clean lines. A one of a kind retreat with phenomenal spa facilities and gourmet cuisine. A oasis of clam, ten minutes from the center of Cape Town. See More

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  • Winchester Mansions Cape Town 76 rooms from $201

    Local exploring  -  Excellently located between Cape Town's city centre and its best beaches
    Great walks  -  Up to Signal Hill for its beautiful vistas
    Sights nearby  -  The V&A Waterfront is less than 3km away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    This historic hotel occupies a grand position along Sea Points promenade. Behind its traditional white Cape Dutch facade the hotel houses classic interiors with large rooms, both sea and mountain facing. Choose between fine dining at Harvey's or relax at the Gingko spa, plus live Jazz on Sundays. See More

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  • Cape Cadogan Cape Town (8001 8001 8001) 12 rooms from $222

    Local exploring  -  Set in a swanky Cape Town neighbourhood and within walking distance of many of the city's main attractions.
    Great walks  -  Take a sunset walk along the nearby Clifton Beach.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor

    A boutique Georgian property situated in an upmarket neighbourhood and boasting Table Mountain as a spectacular backdrop. Chic rooms are light and airy with traditional features washed with clean soft hues. Quiet terraces and a swimming pool are ideal for unwinding after a day's exploring. Charming. See More

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  • Derwent House Hotel Cape Town 10 rooms from $223

    Eco break  -  There are many eco saving principles in place, including solar panels and water saving
    City Style  -  A bright and colourful stay in an excellent location
    Local markets  -  Open every day but Sunday, Green Market Square is great for a spot of shopping
    Great walks  -  Take the cable car up Table Mountain and traverse its top!
    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Located in the popular suburb of Tamboerskloof, this colourful and quirky guest house sets itself apart from the rest. Open-plan rooms celebrate modern Africa with Xhosa paintings and afro-motifs adorning the walls. There's no restaurant but an excellent breakfast sets you up for the day. See More

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  • Alphen Hotel Cape Town 19 rooms from $232

    Total relaxation  -  Fine dining and lavish interiors in the heart of South Africa's wine country
    Foodies  -  Excellent dining option on site and nearby
    Great walks  -  Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are just a few minutes drive and beautiful all year round
    Local markets  -  The Constantia Village is locals go to spot for picking up foodie treats

    Nestled in the heart of Constantia, this 17th-century hotel is surrounded by manicured gardens. A foodie's favourite choose from modern Italian dishes at Blanko, comfort dishes at la Belle, cocktails at Incognito, or unique dining at The Supper Club. Lavish rooms, a huge pool, and spa. Divine. See More

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  • The Penthouse Collection Cape Town 3 rooms from $234

    City Style  -  Right in the bright lights of Cape Town's sparkling city centre
    Local markets  -  Greenmarket Square is a great spot to pick up local artworks
    Great walks  -  Take a hike or the cable cart up Table Mountain
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.

    A collection of sleek and spacious penthouse apartments located right in the city centre, with wrap-around views of its sparkling skyline. With a fully-stocked kitchen, living and dining area, and all the mod cons. Perfect for both business and pleasure. See More

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  • Kensington Place Cape Town 8 rooms from $237

    City Style  -  An elegant hotel within range of all the trendy sites of Capetown.
    Views  -  Fantastic views over Table Bay.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Robben Island - the former prison where Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27 years of imprisonment
    Restrictions on children  -  No children under the age of 12 are accepted.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    A small stylish hotel in Higgovale, on the Table Mountain foothills. This intimate spot puts emphasis on peace and tranquillity, each room comes with private balcony, most with phenomenal views of the city and bay. Check out nearby Kloof Street, Capetown's hottest spot for restaurants and bars. See More

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  • Cellars-Hohenort Cape Town (Constantia) 48 rooms from $238

    Wine tasting  -  As a restored winery-estate manor house they of course still have their own vineyards and hold tastings.
    Families  -  Specially designed activities and food for children and two self contained villas - ideal for families
    Foodies  -  With two award winning restaurants and their own vineyard this is foodie heaven!
    Child friendly  -  All children are welcome. Babysitting services available.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux

    An elegantly converted old manor house on a wine estate, on the slopes of Table Mountain. The sleek rooms are white on white with splashes of bold fabric, utterly chic! Spectacular views, award winning gardens, spa services and an extensive wine cellar will make it hard to leave. Blissful. See More

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  • The Commodore Hotel Cape Town 236 rooms from $238

    City Style  -  Stylish, classic hotel in the heart of Cape Town
    Spa  -  The award winning Casuarine Wellness Centre offers treatments & therapies plus designer steam room, gym & outdoor pool
    Sights nearby  -  You can spot it from your balcony, Table Mountain is 5km away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Upscale, stylish hotel within walking distance of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront and boasting far reaching views across to Table Mountain. An excellent breakfast is served each morning, with seafood dishes and regional wines served at Clipper Restaurant. There's a spa, pool, gym, and much more. See More

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  • St James Seaforth Cape Town 78 rooms from $240

    Families  -  Family suites, beach location, and plenty of activities on and off site
    Surfing  -  Clifton Beach, one of Cape Town's trendiest, is also a favourite amongst surfers
    Great walks  -  Take the Table Mountain Cableway up to the top for 360 views
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Located right in the heart of popular Camp's Bay's promenade this is a luxurious stay with excellent dining. Light filled rooms are decorated in ocean hues with nautical motifs and include private balconies and large bathrooms. Dine on sushi, a sumptuous breakfast, or enjoy cocktails by the pool. See More

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  • The Clarendon Fresnaye Cape Town 16 rooms from $261

    Local exploring  -  Quiet, residential location yet moments from the action
    Surfing  -  Clifton, one of Cape Town's most fashionable beaches is also one of its best for surfing
    Great walks  -  Along the beaches of Clifton, Bantry Bay, and Seapoint: all within easy reach
    Sights nearby  -  Christopher Moller Gallery is just 3km away

    The former residence of the governor of The Cape, this hotel takes its name from the Earl of Clarendon. Nestled in the shadow of Lion's Head, in the upmarket suburb of Fresnaye. Each of its rooms are decorated in a unique style with bright prints and floral motifs. Excellent beaches nearby. See More

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  • The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town 198 rooms from $263

    City Style  -  The smartest address in town
    Spa  -  Indulgent Librisa Spa offers a comprehensive range of spoiling treatments & therapies as well as a Finnish sauna
    Kids Club  -  The children's club will look after your little ones while you have some "me time" in the spa
    Sights nearby  -  Cape Town, Table Mountain, The W&A Waterfront are all nearby

    Cape Town's 'Grand Dame', the pretty in pink Belmond Mount Nelson is an icon in itself. Exquisite interiors, sumptuous suites, an impressive breakfast is included in the hotel, and its afternoon tea is famous. Manicured gardens enjoy mountain views, plus there's a pool, tennis courts, and spa. See More

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  • Boutique@10 Cape Town 4 rooms from $269

    Hideaway  -  Tucked away between Signal Hill and Camps Bay you're surrounded by stunning views yet with total privacy
    Great walks  -  The winding route down to Camps Bay Beach
    Sights nearby  -  V&A Waterfront is a must visit
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Surrounded by lush foliage, with views of Camp's Bay below and Signal Hill above. Rooms include sun-dappled terraces with retro interiors including cowhide carpets and local artwork. An excellent breakfast is served plus there's an inviting outdoor pool. See More

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  • South Beach Camps Bay Cape Town 19 rooms from $274

    Local exploring  -  Live like a local at these stylish, self-catering apartments
    Sights nearby  -  Table Mountain, Bo Kaap, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens: there is plenty to do nearby
    Great walks  -  Take the cable car up to Table Mountain, just 2km away, and explore from above
    Surfing  -  Nearby Clifton Beach is popular with surfers

    Sleek, modern, self-catering apartments with all the amenities of a hotel. Located right along Camps Bay's popular promenade, guests benefit from a central location and sea views. Live like a local, with your own sitting room, kitchen and private balcony. Very family friendly and great value. See More

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  • The Marly Cape Town (Camps Bay,) 11 rooms from $297

    Local exploring  -  Excellently located, overlooking one of The Cape's best beaches
    City Style  -  Uber stylish interiors in a very trendy part of town
    Great walks  -  Along the surrounding endless beaches, or up The Pipe Trail, in the Table Mountain National Park
    Sights nearby  -  Catch a show at Theatre On The Bay, moments from the hotel

    Located along Camp's Bay's promenade, with the trendiest rooftop bar, The Marly is popular with guests and locals. Choose from mountain or sea facing views: all are an excellent size, with lavish bathrooms and private balconies. Excellent breakfast included plus gourmet Japanese dining at Umi. See More

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  • Victoria & Alfred Hotel Cape Town 94 rooms from $301

    Local exploring  -  You can spot many of Cape Town's best sights from the comfort of your own private balcony!
    City Style  -  Stylish accommodation boasting beautiful views and excellent dining
    Sailing  -  Boats take off from the Waterfront regularly, from diving to fishing, there is plenty to do
    Sights nearby  -  The Waterfront Amphitheatre is just next door

    Sit out on your balcony and watch the boats come and go. Overlooking the bustling V&A Waterfront you're right in the middle of things at this stylish boutique hotel. Excellent dining includes a sumptuous breakfast of buffet tables piled high, plus excellent coffee and al fresco lunch and dinners. See More

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  • POD Camps Bay Cape Town 17 rooms from $307

    City Style  -  Uber stylish hotel in a trendy part of Cape Town
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of 12 can be accommodated
    Surfing  -  Nearby Clifton Beach is a surfer's paradise
    Great walks  -  Along Camps Bay's promenade or to the beach

    Stylish, sophisticated, this is one of Cape Town's sleekest hotels, brought to you by this international chain. Enormous rooms are decorated in muted tones and natural materials combining stone, wood, and linear shapes. There's a sleek bar, pool, all the mod cons in room, and a superb breakfast. See More

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  • The Last Word Cape Town 12 rooms from $336

    Beach Life  -  Located right along the sandy shores of the Western Cape's Long Beach
    Surfing  -  Long Beach is one of South Africa's top surfing beaches
    Great walks  -  Long walks on the appropriately named Long Beach
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of 7 can be accommodated

    Boasting some impressive ocean views, in a quiet location, you'd never believe you were just a 30-minute drive from Cape Town. An intimate, relaxing, luxurious stay located along five miles of pristine beach. Each of its 12 bedrooms are modern, stylish and boast every creature comfort. Divine. See More

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  • Cape View Clifton Cape Town 7 rooms from $354

    Beach Life  -  Live like a local in your own private apartment overlooking Clifton Beach
    Sights nearby  -  Cape Town's city centre and The V&A Waterfront are both under 30 minutes drive
    Great walks  -  Go for a stroll and stop for lunch along Clifton's trendy 4th Beach
    Surfing  -  Clifton Beach is one of Cape Town's best for surfing

    Located along upmarket Clifton's smartest address, Kloof Road, guests are afforded the best views of the Atlantic Sea below. Apartments are decorated in a modern, Afro-chic style. Breakfast is served daily, plus there's an honesty bar. The rooftop pool and deck is a real highlight. See More

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  • Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa Cape Town (V & A Waterfront,) 6 rooms from $414

    Local exploring  -  Walking distance from the V&A Waterfront and many of Cape Town's attractions
    City Style  -  A chic, luxurious stay in the heart of town
    Sights nearby  -  Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and all its attractions right on your front door
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Dating back to the 1800s, this former harbour master's abode provides luxurious and intimate accommodation. Individually decorated rooms overlook its gardens and the waterfront beyond. An indulgent breakfast is served each morning. Spa services can be arranged at their nextdoor hotel. See More

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  • More Quarters Cape Town 18 rooms from $430

    Local exploring  -  A collection of apartments within walking distance of Cape Town's city centre
    City Style  -  Chic and stylish: your very own Cape Town pied-à-terre
    Sights nearby  -  There is a complimentary shuttle to the Waterfront, three times a day
    Great walks  -  Take a walk into town through the scenic Company’s Garden

    A charming collection of 19th-century houses, turned into 18 stylish apartments, providing a very stylish base to explore Cape Town. Walking distance from many of the city's main attractions, you can be at the beach in 20 minutes. Excellent breakfast and spacious suites. Highly recommended. See More

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  • The Twelve Apostles Hotel Cape Town (Camps Bay) 70 rooms from $432

    Families  -  Children are welcome here with pool toys, special menus and excellent family accommodation
    Spa  -  In addition to the wide range of treatments you'll find hot & cold plunge pools, and a saltwater flotation pool!
    Diving  -  Explore the Two Oceans or if you are feeling brave experience a shark dive.
    Surfing  -  Muizenberg Beach is considered one of the best surf spots in the world.

    This classic and comfortable hotel is all about location with terrific sea and mountain views. Hourly shuttles mean it’s also well placed for the beaches at Camps Bay and the V&A Waterfront. See More

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  • MannaBay Cape Town 8 rooms from $437

    City Style  -  Without question, one of Cape Town's most stylish stays. Interior lovers and hotel junkies will adore
    Great walks  -  Located at the foot of Table Mountain, the Devile's Peak is a popular trek up to the top
    Sailing  -  Boat trips embark on a regular basis from the V&A Waterfront
    Sights nearby  -  Colourful Bo-Kaap is a photographer's dream

    Located right until the foothills of Table Mountain, this uber trendy hotel makes its mark with quirky themed interiors. Proof that the best things come in small sizes this bijous hotel includes lots of lovely extras: complimentary high-tea, house drinks, and a fabulous breakfast. A top pick. See More

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  • Compass House Boutique Hotel Cape Town (Bantry Bay,) 8 rooms from $360

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly positioned just steps from the Atlantic and less than 10 minutes from the centre of town
    Romantic Break  -  Exclusive, tranquil and adult only - the ideal spot for two
    Sights nearby  -  The Waterfront, just a short drive away, is a hub of activity and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are well worth a visit
    Designer  -  Much of the furniture has been custom-designed for each room

    A luxury boutique hotel situated just minutes from the beach in the dramatic Bantry Bay area. Swish rooms are all white on white style with unbeatable sea views. Plump for a suite and benefit from the particularly indulgent bathrooms. Get pampered in the spa and easy enjoy easy access to the city. See More

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  • Sea Five Boutique Hotel Cape Town 7 rooms from $487

    Beach Life  -  Three-hundred metres from one of Cape Town's most popular beaches
    Sights nearby  -  Perfectly located for exploring: Cape Town's historic buildings, the Waterfont, and the colourful neighbourhood of Bo Kaap
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of eight can be accommodated
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Cape Cod meets Cape Town, a little more expensive than other options, it's located along one of the city's most expensive coastal strips: and you get what you pay for. Beautifully designed rooms and sea views. Plus a superb breakfast and complimentary snacks. Pool, spa, massage, yoga, bliss. See More

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  • Ellerman House Cape Town (Bantry Bay,) 13 rooms from $674

    Beach Life  -  Overlooking Bantry Bay and walking distance from Clifton's most fashionable beaches
    Foodies  -  Fine dining plus wine tasting means this is a must for any gourmand
    Romantic Break  -  Sea views, plush rooms, fine dining, and an excellent wine menu
    Good wine list  -  Wine tasting available
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A 13-bedroom Edwardian mansion house overlooking the dramatic Bantry Bay. Fine dining, wine tasting, an impressive art collection, and a team of impeccable staff ready to help you with your every need. Bedrooms are decorated with plush fabrics and lots of extras! A gorgeous stay in a great location. See More

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  • One & Only Cape Town Cape Town 131 rooms from $556

    City Style  -  Situated in the hip and happening V&A Waterfront, very close to trendy bars, restaurants and galleries
    Families  -  With luxurious accommodation, kids club and family friendly restaurants the littles ones will love it
    Sights nearby  -  From the heights of Table Mountain to the penguins of Boulder’s Beach there is a long list of things to see and do in Cape Town
    Kids Club  -  Onsite kids club to ensure your little ones don't get bored!

    Balancing convenience and luxury, this is the ultimate urban resort with an enormous pool, award-winning spa and fantastic views of the iconic Table Mountain. Boasting three gourmet restaurants and mere steps from the hip V&A Waterfront's shops and bars, with lots on offer for kids too- a real gem! See More

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  • 21 Nettleton Cape Town (Clifton) 6 rooms from $767

    Romantic Break  -  One of the most opulent hotels in Cape Town: the perfect romantic splurge
    Sights nearby  -  You are nestled in the foot hills of Table Mountain
    Great walks  -  Along Clifton's styish 4th Beach
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    Nestled beneath Table Mountain, in the smart neighbourhood of Clifton this opulent six-bedroom hotel provides guest with an utterly romantic stay. Far reaching views of the Atlantic Ocean from your private balcony are absolute bliss. There's a spa, fine dining, and unique interior flourishes. See More

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  • Tintswalo Atlantic Cape Town 13 rooms from $864

    Total relaxation  -  Lavish lodge with plenty of space for relaxation and epic views
    Great walks  -  Walk, hike, even cycle up to Chapman's Peak for views across The Cape
    Local markets  -  Hout Bay Market has plenty of local produce and handmade goods
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    The only hotel within Table Mountain's National Park, this luxurious lodge provides five-star accommodation combined with gourmet dining. A small team caters to every need, but the real charm is in the attention to detail. Rooms include capacious beds and views across the Atlantic Ocean. Divine. See More

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  • Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town 120 rooms from $953

    Romantic Break  -  Enjoy a couple's massage followed by drinks and dinner on your penthouse patio with Jacuzzi to boot!
    City Style  -  A perfect blend of African and European influnces, old and new, in a prime location.
    Spa  -  A great variety of treatments available in the in-house spa
    Views  -  Panoramic views of Table Mountain and the marina
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    A beautiful hotel in the centre of Cape Town’s vibrant V&A Waterfront. Excellent service, sumptuous classic interiors, a great restaurant, trendy bar and its own spa. There are magnificent views of Table Mountain and the marina which can be enjoyed from the privacy of your own balcony. See More

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  • The Silo Cape Town 28 rooms from $1163

    City Style  -  The number one address on Cape Town's Waterfront, in fact Cape Town itself
    Spa  -  Five treatment rooms, sauna, gym, Mani & pedicure zone; the only spa in South Africa using Ling products
    Great walks  -  Perambulate Cape Town's Waterfront, Company Gardens, and some of the city's most notable historic spots
    Swimming Pool  -  Rooftop

    A former grain silo, this 28-bedroom hotel, is located on Cape Town's bustling Waterfront. The city's most hotly anticipated hotel it is a haven for the arts and 21st-century luxury. Each of its bedrooms is the height of lavish decor with bathrooms worthy of a ballroom, hence the hefty price tag. See More

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