Cradled beneath Table Mountain, cosmopolitan Cape Town is the perfect place to start your holiday in South Africa. The city is regularly voted as a favourite holiday destination, and with good reason. Explore the beaches; take in the sights; enjoy the world-class cuisine or sample the city’s nightlife, there is something for everyone. Choose between a downtown waterfront location in the heart of Cape Town’s leisure and shopping area, or for something a bit quieter, maybe a beach location.
Wherever you decide to stay, Cape Town is compact with plentiful taxis so you can reach all the sights and restaurants with ease. For the serious romantic, have a look at the small boutique style, Kensington Place, with individually decorated rooms and intimate, personalised service.
If you are visiting Cape Town for the first time, we recommend one of the hotels in the V&A Waterfront area such as the 5* Table Bay Hotel or the delightful 4*Portswood Hotel which is a 2 minute walk from the quayside shops and restaurants.
There are plenty of good B&B properties all over the city which offer excellent value for money, the friendly PortView House is a short stroll from the V&A Waterfront and is a great option for small groups or anyone on a budget.
Considered one of the top hotels in Cape Town, The Cape Grace is an elegant and charming 5-star luxury hotel, privately positioned overlooking the harbour and backed by Table Mountain.
Once the stately home of Sir John Ellerman, Ellerman House sits on the slopes of Lion’s Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay residential area. This elegant Edwardian mansion is known for its spectacular ocean views.
A charming boutique hotel, Four Rosmead is nestled on the slopes of Table Mountain in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The hotel offers the chance to relax, away from the hustle of the city and the throngs of tourists.
Kensington Place is a sophisticated and tranquil hideaway set on the slopes of Table Mountain, this boutique hotel is perfect for a honeymoon in Cape Town or relaxing after a South Africa safari holiday.
Port View House
Situated on the lower slopes of Signal Hill, a short walk to the V&A Waterfront, Port View House is an ideal base to explore the city. The guest house offers affordable accommodation in the heart of Cape Town
Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge
Just 5 minutes walk from restaurants and shops, the Breakwater Lodge is perfectly positioned in the heart of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. A functional but stylish 3* hotel it provides excellent value.
Steenberg Hotel is located on an historic wine farm in the foothills of the magnificent Stone Mountains, which provides the setting for this gracious five star boutique hotel and golf course.
Table Bay Hotel
The Table Bay Hotel stands alongside the water’s edge of the old harbour, centrally located in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. This popular and busy 5* hotel is ideally placed for the restaurants and shops.
The Bay Hotel
The Bay Hotel is located right on the beach at Camps Bay, this couldn’t be a better location for beach and nightlife aficionados. The Bay is a stylish, trendy hotel with panoramic views over palm-fringed Camps Bay.
Located within easy and safe walking distance from the V&A Waterfront, The Commodore Hotels offers four star accommodation in the heart of bustling Cape Town. The hotel is an ideal base for a golf holiday in Cape Town.
Centrally located, The PortsWood Hotel is a good quality 4* hotel just 2 minutes walk from the V&A Waterfront. It is ideal for anyone wanting to explore Cape Town or use it as a base for a golf holiday in South Africa.
Situated on Cape Town’s Platinum mile and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with views of Robben Island. Winchester Mansions is an exclusive, 4 star hotel in Cape Town with stylish elegance and personalised service.