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Colona Castle

Colona Castle in Cape Town.

Photo: Courtesy of Colona Castle

1 Verwood St.
Cape Town, 7945, South Africa
TEL: 27-21-788-8235

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 stucco walls and a pool terrace surrounded by landscaped gardens. Each of the eight guest rooms is individually styled based on a distinct theme; for instance, the Safari Suite has animal-print pillows and Africa-motif lamps, while the Chinese Suite contains lacquered furniture and traditional folding screens. Most rooms also have an adjacent patio with panoramic views of Table Mountain, Sandvlei Lake, False Bay, and distant vineyards. Room rates include a breakfast of local organic cuisine.

Room to Book:

Couples should avoid the Green Room—the makeshift king bed (two twins pushed together) is uncomfortable for sharing.

Insider Tip:

Before dining at the nearby Harbour House, have the hotel staff call ahead for you; they can usually snag a prime window seat with views of the crashing waves below.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast Included
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf
  • Gay Friendly
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • WiFi
  • Water Sports

Number of Rooms: 8

Number of Suites: 8

Year Opened:



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