Hotels in Cape Town

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This tiny family owned operation—there are just six rooms—is perfect for an intimate, secluded stay in Franschhoek. Three standalone cottages share a... Read More

Three terraced Victorian houses in the sunny hills of Cape Town’s Tamboerskloof district make up this 12-room boutique hotel. Distinctly African,... Read More

We ran a story on the opening of this historic Cape Dutch farm-hotel when I was working at Travel + Leisure back in 2009, and it always stuck in my mind... Read More

The Pink Lady, as it's affectionately called (one look at the rose-colored façade will explain why), is the ultimate Cape Town grande dame—but despite... Read More

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. Originally... Read More

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 tore... Read More

I'll always be partial to this historic Georgian villa—after all, I spent part of my first visit to Cape Town here. The 15 suites are befitting the... Read More

A movable pedestrian bascule bridge provides access from the bustling waterfront to this quiet, mansard-roofed hotel on its own private quay. The... Read More

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 shadow,... Read More

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... Read More

Set on a 19th-century wine estate on the Constantiaberg mountain, this small boutique hotel provides secluded accommodations about 20 minutes from Cape... Read More

This historic manor dating back to 1713 is right in the heart of the town center, making it walking distance to Stellenbosch's quaint cafés, boutiques... Read More

This hotel is a little bit out of the city, but the child-friendly creature comforts make up for the distance: kids' toiletries, bath toys, and cribs... Read More

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 &ldquo... Read More

This stylish Cape Dutch guesthouse has eight rooms and a swimming pool, on Prince Albert's main street. Read More

This vineyard has earned plenty of attention overseas, no doubt due to its very famous owner: the Laurence Graff (as in, the famed Graff Diamonds). The... Read More

Visit the new contemporary gallery at Cape Town's Ellerman House, built into the bluff below the hotel's swimming pool.... Read More

Bantry Bay is one of Cape Town's poshest suburbs, and this oceanfront hotel is its best address. The views of the sunset over the Atlantic from the... Read More

If there's a more lovely spot from which to take in the gorgeous African sunset, I have yet to see it. This mansion has a dramatic setting over the... Read More

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... Read More

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. Read More

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

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