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Break All The Rules With These Hidden Places in Cape Town

Popular for the Table Mountain, events, wine lands, culture, and heritage, Cape Town is a beautiful holiday destination for all kinds of travelers. It is a port city and the capital of Western Cape in South Africa.

The vibrant coastal city of Cape Town is a perfect destination for those who are looking out for a blend of variety of sites, attractions and activities in one place. The place is great for backpackers, honeymooners, families, and solo travelers. Consequently there are some stunning places to stay in Cape Town. Each location offering different levels of luxury accommodation amidst spectacular views of Table Mountain and coastal settings.

So if you want to take your family on a vacation for underwater diving or outland farm experiences, or perhaps take a vacation with your loved one to experience the fine dining amid gorgeous surroundings then this is the city in South Africa to choose.

Cape Town will leave you delighted with its sheer diversity and array of things to do. The city is a great place to stay before venturing out to visit one of South Africa’s many amazing safari parks also. Nearby places to visit include the totally marvellous Camps Bay.

Cape Town South Africa

Cape Town is a port city and the capital of Western Cape in South Africa.

When it comes to traveling around this part of South Africa, the major thinking goes into the selection of a comfy hotel and here are the top 10 hotels to check out in Cape Town. All of these destinations are a great place to begin exploring this part of South Africa.

Cape Royale Luxury Hotel

Cape Royale is a luxury hotel, located in Green Point with modern room décor and furnishings.

The Cape Royal Hotel

The attractions nearby the Cape Royal Hotel include the Cape Town Stadium, which is a 6 minute walk away as well as the aquarium.

The Cape Royale Hotel features 95 guestrooms, 5 restaurants, and 5 bars and restaurants to make you feel comfy and grand in every bit. The fitness center, an outdoor pool, and rooftop terrace further add to the experience.

From 2 bedroom villa to the standard suite with one queen bed, the hotel caters from big families to solo travelers. In addition, the hotel has an airport shuttle, available 24×7, valet parking, and area shuttle for up to 3 miles. Make a booking at the Cape Royal Hotel.

The visitor attractions nearby include the Cape Town Stadium, which is a 6 minute walk away while the Two Oceans Aquarium, Greenmarket Square, and Cape Town International Convention Center are within 17 minute walk from the hotel. 

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Situated at the foot of the Table Mountain, the Luxury Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers grandeur feel and immaculate facilities.

Belmond Mount Nelson Cape Town

A 14-minute walk from Cape Town city centre, this affluent, villa-style hotel is 4.9 km from Table Mountain and 6.4 km from Clifton Beach.

One of the top 5 luxury hotels in Cape Town, the Belmond Hotel will enchant you with its elegantly designed rooms, marbled bathrooms, and exclusive furnishings.

Enjoy a swim in its two heated outdoor pools or have scrumptious meals at its two restaurants or play a fun tennis game, the hotel has plenty to keep you amused and happy. For your kids, the hotel offers an Activity Center and for teens, the Teen’s Lounge will take care of their entertainment needs with Xbox 360 games. The hotel is ideal for families and couples alike. Make a reservation at the Belmond Mount Nelson.

Rodwell House

Located centrally at the St. James on the False Bay Coast, Rodwell House gives you the home away home feeling in a luxurious setting.

Rodwell House False Bay

The Rodwell House Hotel offers 8 guest rooms and is an original 1930 St James mansion, converted into a hotel, offering breathtaking views of the sea at False Bay.

The hotel gives a traditional feel through its architecture, while the well-kept gardens and modern furnishings make it look contemporary. The staff here is attentive, warm, and willing to make your hotel stay truly memorable.

Some of the amenities include indoor pool, free Wi-Fi, restaurant and bar, and childcare facilities. You can easily reach the St. James Beach within two minute walking distance while the Rhodes Cottage Museum is a short 6 minute walk away. Make a reservation at Rodwell House.

Colona Castle

A luxury boutique hotel in Muizenberg, Colona Castle is an ideal hotel for those who want to stay in a quiet accommodation with less guest rooms.

Colona Castle Cape Town

The Colona Castle hotel is located close to the Muizenberg Beach, Masque Theatre, Rhodes Cottage Museum, and St. James Beach.

Each room in the Colona Castle is decked up in bright furnishings, comfy beds, and patios overlooking the relaxing beach and mountains.

The rooftop terrace, health club, outdoor pool, spa services, and airport shuttle are some of the hotel top amenities. The hotel is well connected to major highways and provides easy access to other remarkable surroundings like Simon’s Town, Fishing Town of Kalk Bay, and Constantia Wine Route. Explore and book at Colona Castle.

The Cellars Hohenort

Located in historic center of Constantia of Cape Town, the Cellars Hohenort features 52 guestrooms and gorgeous views from every patio and window.

cellars hohenart hotel

This polished hotel is 3.3 km from the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and 20 km from Milton beach.

The hotel is set on nine acres of world famous panoramic Table Mountain, offering mountain and garden views. All the rooms come with a classy décor, well-fitted bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi.

The staff are warm and prompt to answer your inquiries and fulfill your needs while the hotel amenities like spa, steam room, tennis court, and swimming pool, will further take your experience to the next level. 

The easy accessibility to nearby attractions make it into a good luxury hotel as the Cape Town City Center is only a 15 minute drive away and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is about 2 mile away. Make a reservation at the Cellars.

Cape Grace Hotel and Spa

A beautiful waterfront hotel, the Cape Grace Hotel and Spa is located just opposite to the table mountain.

Cape Grace Hotel

The hotel has been a favorite of former presidents of the USA who prefer to stay in a beautiful, quiet, and serene location.

The hotel is not just exclusive but also central, providing you with easy access to nearby attractions like Metropolitan Golf Club, Nobel Square, Alfred Waterfront, Two Oceans Aquarium, and Greenmarket Square. It also houses the award-winning restaurant, serving international dishes and South African cuisine.

The 120 smoke-free guest rooms are spacious with comfortable beds and offer splendid views of the blue waters through the windows. Some of the other amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, full service spa, in room childcare services, airport shuttle, and free area shuttle. Book a room at the Cape Grace Hotel.

One and Only Cape Town

A five star beach front property, that has absolutely nothing top do with Chesney Hawkes; the One and Only Cape Town is a magnificent hotel situated by the V&A waterfront offering gorgeous views of the Table Mountain.

one and only Cape Town

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain. Adrian van der Vyver has been credited with the design of the waterfront that is tourist friendly.

The 131 rooms are sound proof, offer attached balconies, and have free Wi-Fi to keep you connected 24×7 to the world.

The One and Only hotel in Cape Town is family-friendly and offer kids friendly amenities including babysitting, snack bar for kids, free children’s club, and arcade room. If you have the kids along, One and Only Cape Town is the place to stay!

Additionally, the hotel offers complimentary daily breakfast, free self parking, spa services, and swimming pool to make your stay memorable. Enquire about a stay at the One and Only Cape Town. 

The Table Bay Hotel

A popular Cape Town hotel, the Table Bay Hotel is situated in the center of the town, offering beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Table Mountain.

The Table Bay Hotel

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is only a 9 minute walk away while the Two Oceans Aquarium and Cape Town Stadium are reachable within 15 minutes on foot.

The Table Bay hotel offers magnificence through its well-appointed 329 suites and rooms with three restaurants, an outdoor pool and a full service spa. From free Wi-Fi to airport transfers, to complimentary shuttle service, the hotel is sure to make a mark when it comes to services and amenities. Enquire about staying at the Table Bay Hotel.

Grande Roche

Perfect for wine lovers, the Grande Roche is a small luxury hotel in Cape Wine lands, located amid gorgeous Drakenstein Mountains and vineyards.

Grande Roche Hotel

The hotel offers flawless services and hospitality as soon as you enter. The hotel is perfect for romantic holidays and getaways as it is away from the city’s hustle-bustle.

The 28 suites at Grande Roche have a timeless character to them as they come adorned in elegant furnishings and décor. Some suites have semi-private garden terrace with mountain views while some have full private terraces with separate enclosed balcony.

The hotel provides you with two restaurants, airport shuttle, massage rooms, two outdoor pools, and childcare services. Plan a trip to stay at the Grand Roche Hotel.

Ellerman House Cape Town

Located only 0.7 miles from the Queens Beach in Bantry Bay, the Ellerman House is a boutique hotel, offering splendid views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Ellerman house capetown

Ellerman house is a popular choice amongst honeymooners and couples. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is a short drive from the hotel.

The hotel’s 13 rooms come with classic furnishings, private terraces, TV, and well-equipped en-suite bathrooms. Also, the two outdoor pools, a health club, 2 lounges/bars, and a full-service spa. Make a reservation at Ellerman House boutique hotel.

Final Thought

Whether you want to stay at the foothill of the famous Table Mountain or at the V&A Waterfront, or perhaps amid Wine Lands in pure serenity and exclusivity, you are sure to find one for yourself with plenty of hotel choices in Cape Town.

The city of Cape Town is also an excellent staging post and basecamp for exploring into the wider regions of South Africa. For example experiencing fine wine tasting or visiting one of the several safari parks in order to witness the amazing wildlife.

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Neha Prabhakar

A passionate travel writer, Neha does not let an opportunity to virtually travel the world through writing. Born in Delhi, India, she is a complete workaholic, loves food, beaches, coffee, chocolates, and dogs.

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