Hotels in Cape Town

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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 sty... Read More

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. Most of Cape Town’s luxury hotels—Cape Grace and the One&Only among them—are clustered around the V&A Waterfront district. But you’ll find a broad mix of lodging options across the city, from elegant mansions overlooking the sea (Ellerman House) to a colonial-era grande dame (Belmond Mount Nelson) to a historic city-center villa transformed into a chic bolt-hole (Cape Heritage Hotel).

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  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Belmond Mount Nelson
    Belmond Mount Nelson

    Since 1899, this pink-faced colonial beauty—a short stroll away from the Company Gardens—has been the reigning queen of Cape Town’s hotels. Originally... Read More

  • Cape View Clifton Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Cape View Clifton
    Cape Cadogan

    Cape Cadogan is a listed national monument, and its 15 suites reflect this, with ornate fireplaces, plush headboards, and standalone soaking tubs. The... Read More

  • Cape Grace Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Cape Grace
    Cape Grace

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

  • Cape Heritage Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Cape Heritage Hotel
    Cape Heritage Hotel

    Old meets new at this quaint boutique hotel in an 18th-century building in the heart of the central business district's vibey Bree Street. While the... Read More

  • Cape View Clifton Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Cape View Clifton
    Cape View Clifton

    Owner/interior designer Jessica Latimer's cliffside abode is a contemporary beach aerie: seven chic white-and-gray rooms, each with staggering ocean... Read More

  • Dock House Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Dock House
    Dock House

    Perched on a grassy plateau high above the waterfront, this 19th-century stone residence with sweeping Table Bay views was once the Harbormaster’s... Read More

  • Ellerman House Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Ellerman House
    Ellerman House

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

  • Kensington Place Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Kensington Place
    Kensington Place

    Higgovale is a posh residential neighborhood unfurling down the slopes of Table Mountain, and the slick, eight-suite Kensington Place is the best place... Read More

  • Manna Bay Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Manna Bay
    MannaBay

    No two rooms are alike at this eight-suite abode on the slopes of Table Mountain. Eclectic décor prevails here: choose from the Flamingo suite, where... Read More

  • One&Only Cape Town Hotel Courtesy of One&Only Cape Town
    One&Only Cape Town

    This resort, which opened in 2009 on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, features 131 spacious, high-tech rooms and a knockout first impression: the... Read More

  • Table Bay Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Table Bay
    Table Bay Hotel

    Rising eight stories above ships and fisheries, the Table Bay Hotel has picture-perfect harbor views and direct access to waterfront shops and... Read More

  • Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Tintswalo Atlantic
    Tintswalo Atlantic

    Drive down the coast toward Chapman’s Peak and veer right, where a small road takes you close to the water to Tintswalo Atlantic. The hotel has 12... Read More

  • Twelve Apostles Hotel in Capetown Courtesy of Twelve Apostles
    Twelve Apostles

    With its majestic coastal setting and elegant old-world interiors, the Twelve Apostles is ideal for a romantic getaway. The hotel is located next to the... Read More

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