Picture this. The majestic Table Mountain towers in the distance, beckoning adventure and exploration, while easy routes to the shore provide a fascinating glimpse into some of the world’s best land-based whale watching, breaching great white sharks, colonies of penguins, and the colorful Cape Malay culture. Spend your days cycling through wine vineyards, surfing, kayaking, or shopping and dining in the V&A Waterfront or at the up-and-coming Woodstock neighborhood markets. Although nestled in a quiet neighborhood, you are a stroll or a complimentary drive away from all the diverse and enriching wonders Cape Town has to offer. At Cape Cadogan, you are treated to unmatched personalized service from the supreme comfort, luxury, and seclusion of your own private retreat.
Cape Cadogan is a beautiful boutique hotel that dates back to the early 19th century. Its stately Victorian exterior encapsulates an impressive interior, renowned for the chic and bohemian influences and décor. Comprised of twelve en suite bedrooms and one presidential suite, the rooms radiate with an eclectic mix of antique furniture, dramatic fabrics, and contemporary finishes, while the large bathrooms feature refreshing touches of marble and stone. The main areas boast a lounge, open fireplace, sun-lit breakfast room, and a library that contains an array of books as well as a computer for guests’ convenience. Just outside is a hidden oasis, complete with a tranquil garden and plunge pool.
Cape Town, South Africa
This luxury boutique hotel is situated at the foot of Table Mountain in the heart of the “Capetonian’s” Cape Town, away from tourist congestion. Just off lively Kloof Street in the Gardens district, More Quarters enjoys a peaceful location in one of Cape Town's trendiest close-in suburbs. Apartment-style suites provide airy, spacious and private accommodations, yet with all the service you would expect of a fine hotel. Fifteen are 1-bedroom apartments, while three 2-bedroom suites offer plenty of space for a small family or party of four. Guest living spaces are appointed with chic, neutral-toned decor, and each has a lounge, kitchen area and en suite bathroom with deep soaking tub. Most have a private balcony or courtyard. The apartments also have air conditioning, satellite television, electronic safe, direct-dial telephone, hair dryer, complimentary Wi-Fi access and a range of deluxe amenities. A deluxe buffet breakfast is served each morning. Steps away, you'll find trendy boutiques, art galleries, design shops, cafes and neighborhood bars. Table Mountain, Clifton Beach and the V&A Waterfront are each just 10-15 minutes away.
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa
The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is located in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a recently restored section of Cape Town's working harbor that is now one of the country’s top visitor destinations. Built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse and converted in 1990 to a luxury hotel, the V & A is named in honor of the Queen of England and her son, who visited the Cape in 1870 when Prince Alfred officially opened the breakwater basin, today’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Guests feel the ambience of colonial Cape Town the moment they step into the foyer, then relax in elegant, contemporary rooms that marry the genteel atmosphere of old with every modern luxury and convenience. The hotel offers 94 spacious, air-conditioned en suite rooms on three floors, with all the amenities one would expect of a renowned world-class hotel.
Cape Town, South Africa
An esteemed member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the Cape Grace sits on a private quay within Cape Town's lively Victoria and Alfred Waterfront overlooking the international yacht basin—arguably the most coveted position in the city. Each one of the 120 uniquely designed guest rooms reflects the charm of the Cape region's heritage, inviting travelers to discover and connect with the history and culture of this fascinating region. Ship manifests, rare Cape Dutch antiques and local artist renditions of Cape botanicals have been sourced piece by piece to create a decorative tapestry of vintage texture and contemporary style. The hotel occupies its own promontory surrounded by water on three sides, with all rooms opening to views of Table Mountain, the yacht marina or the working harbor.
A host of genteel amenities greets discerning guests at the Cape Grace, from coffee and tea service with your wake-up call, to Port and sherry served each evening in the library. Guest rooms are lavishly appointed, with reading and dressing areas, French doors opening onto a Juliet balcony, fresh flowers, fine linens, luxurious marble bathrooms with separate bath, shower and toilet plus robe and slippers, satellite TV, international outlets for charging electronics, tea and espresso machine, electronic safe and fully stocked mini bar. Dine on inspired dishes infused with local flavors at Signal Restaurant, indulge in tiers of treats at the hotel's time-honored Afternoon Tea, and savor world-class whiskeys and the best South African wines at Bascule Bar.
As the Cape Grace is situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, activities abound just outside your door. The wharf is abuzz with shops, restaurants, bars and cinemas, and the hotel is just a few minutes from the city center. It is also within easy reach of Cape Town's art galleries, museums, botanical gardens, wine farms and beaches.
Twelve Apostles Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa stands at the edge of the world. On one side, a line of majestic mountains – The Twelve Apostles – rises skyward; on the other, the sun sets on breaching whales, playful dolphins, and crashing Atlantic rollers. And all around, guests can explore the wilderness trails of the Table Mountain National Park. This luxury 5-star boutique hotel, with 55 deluxe rooms and 15 suites, is just a few minutes from the theatres, museums, shops and restaurants of the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Cape Town city center. Nearer still you’ll find the beautiful golden beaches and the elegant town of Camps Bay. Complimentary transportation service is available. Twelve Apostles boasts stylish contemporary African decor and offers many worldly amenities such as the award-winning Azure Restaurant, the Sanctuary Spa (voted best spa in Africa), 24-hour café, Leopard Room Bar, sea and mountain-facing pools, private 16-seat movie theater, private library, and 24-hour room service.
One&Only Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
In the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is One&Only Cape Town, a resort of unparalleled luxury that commands the attention of anyone in its midst. Overlooking the marina with panoramic views of Table Mountain, you are in the center of all the excitement Cape Town has to offer. One&Only is an ideal gateway for hiking, walks through botanical gardens, golfing, swimming, and surfing. Guests are also granted unprecedented access to excursions like cage diving with great white sharks, skydiving, as well as biking or flying tours through the wine lands. Your experience begins with the gracious staff that tends to your every need and desire with a warm smile and a wealth of knowledge regarding Cape Town. Although you may feel small in comparison to the resort’s grandeur, you are treated with service so personal, it is as if you’re staying at a bed and breakfast.
Accommodations vary between Marina rooms and suites, Island rooms and suites, the Table Mountain Suite, and the Presidential Suite. Spaces in the Marina Rise are decorated with vibrant colors and textures to reflect South African culture and feature expansive glass doors that lead out to private balconies, inspiring views of the landscape. The Island rooms and suites are comprised of 40 guest spaces located on a secluded island and feature a private balcony or terrace offering a prime view of the lush vegetation, infinity pools, and surrounding waterways. As the name suggests, Table Mountain suite, located within the Marina Rise, offers some of the best views of the mountain. The space is appointed with an oversized stone bath, rain shower, dual marble vanity, entertainment area, and dining area. Additional luxuries include an executive office, 24-hour butler service, and a personal gym. The Presidential Suite features two bedrooms, complete with King-sized beds, two lounges, a large dining area, a butler’s kitchen, private gym, multimedia entertainment center, as well as in-room business services, and many more glorious amenities. Enjoy the view within the Marina Rise off of your open-air terrace and return to a room adorned with warm textures and traditional African artwork.
As for the cuisine, guests have the flexibility to dine privately within their rooms, al-fresco style beside the pool, at the bar, lounges, or wine loft, or at the resort’s restaurants. The food is prepared by expert chefs who offer an exotic fusion of local and international flavors. For those traveling with children and would like a romantic night out, One&Only offers a fully-supervised “KidsOnly” program led by dedicated staff members with an eye for creativity. There are also staff-organized activities for traveling teens. As for mom and dad, the One&Only Spa is awaiting to help you explore your very own wellness journey.
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