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Hotels in Cape Town

Hotels in Cape Town offer breathtaking views, both of the city’s many natural wonders and of the city itself. Many Cape Town hotels offer hip and stylish accommodations close to Cape Town’s center and along its shores, while old-luxury style hotels can be found just outside the city – some of these even boast their own wineries. Here are two of T+L’s favorite locations:

One & Only: Located in the center of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, with captivating views of Table Mountain, the One & Only is one of the best hotels in Cape Town. The hotels’ restaurants, run by legendary chefs Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ Matsuhisa and Reuben Riffel, come with African flair and luxurious character, as do the hotel’s 131 rooms and suites. The resort’s daring island design is reflected inside as well as out, and the luxurious spas at One & Only are legendary.

Steenberg: At this Cape Town hotel, you’re just 20 minutes outside the city, yet secluded in the tranquil Constantia Valley, with views over False Bay. Steenberg is located on Cape Town’s oldest farm. The buildings may date back to 1682, but the amenities are state of the art, including a stylish pool bar with loungers, a winery, and an award winning restaurant, Catharina’s.

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    An African Villa in Cape Town

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Three terraced Victorian houses in the sunny hills of Cape Town’s Tamboerskloof district make up this 12-room boutique hotel. Distinctly African, t... More
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    Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Since 1899, this pink-faced colonial beauty—just a stroll away from the Company Gardens—has been the reigning queen of Cape Town’s hotels. Original... More
  • Cape Cadogan

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Once a dark Victorian house, this national monument is now flooded with light, thanks to a renovation by its English and South African owners, who ... More
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    Cape Grace

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A movable pedestrian bascule bridge provides access from the bustling waterfront to this quiet, mansard-roofed hotel on its own private quay. The s... More
  • Cape Royale Luxury Hotel & Residence

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Green Point, Cape Town is filled with art galleries and cafes, not to mention the Cape Town Stadium, which opened for the 2010 World Cup. In its sh... More
  • Cellars-Hohenort (Constantia)

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
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    Colona Castle

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Set atop a terraced hill overlooking False Bay, this quiet boutique hotel is housed in a 1929 villa designed in a Mediterranean style, with yellow ... More
  • Constantia Uitsig

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Set on a 19th-century wine estate on the Constantiaberg mountain, this small boutique hotel provides secluded accommodations about 20 minutes from ... More
  • Daddy Long Legs

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Thirteen artists were each given the same budget to decorate the rooms at Daddy Long Legs. Guests are taken on a tour of the unoccupied “exhibition... More
  • De Bergkant Lodge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    This stylish Cape Dutch guesthouse has eight rooms and a swimming pool, on Prince Albert's main street. More
  • Dock House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
      Perched on a grassy plateau high above the waterfront, this 19th-century stone residence with sweeping Table Bay views was once the Harbormaster’... More
  • Ellerman House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Visit the new contemporary gallery at Cape Town's Ellerman House, built into the bluff below the hotel's swimming pool. Recommended by Joel Zack, o... More
  • Excellent Guest House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Just 10 miles from the airport and 20 from the city center, the property not only is affordable but also has edgy interior design, including wall-m... More
  • Feather Palace

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The Feather Palace, a red-roof mansion just off the R62, is part of a stylish working guest ranch owned by a gay couple from Durban. More
  • Grand Daddy Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Blending the work of contemporary local designers, the Grand Daddy Hotel is best known for its rooftop trailer park: seven vintage Airstream traile... More

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