You knew it would only be a matter of time before you found “The One,” and you were right. But, truth be told One&Only Cape Town, irrefutably one of the best hotels in South Africa—Cape Town, to be specific—won’t only be your one and only, but the entire family’s. This family-friendly 5-star waterfront Cape Town hotel is something to write long letters home about. You won’t believe your eyes when you step into the extremely grand accommodation, luxuriously decorated in warm, rich colors, and see the views. (Select a Table Mountain view suite.) Surrounded by greenery and soothing tones, you will never forget a signature spa treatment at the One&Only Spa; nor will anyone forget a day at the incredible immense infinity pool. The amazing 5-star hotel offer diversions of all stripes for all ages: an upscale gym, personalized training sessions, surfing lessons, kids only and teens only programs. Award-winning dining options are on-site (hi Nobu!); we especially recommend the acclaimed Isola for the views and Mediterranean fare it offers. Picture it—mouthwatering seafood, lush vegetation, soft light and the glimmering pool. Within walking distance of shops, cinemas, and galleries, each moment will be special. One&Only Cape Town will definitely be your one and only Cape Town vacation home for years to come.
HOTEL VIEW: TABLE MOUNTAIN, VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT, MARINA
Life’s short; to be specific, life’s much too short to not spend some quality time at the elegant and fashionable Cape Grace Hotel & Spa in perhaps South Africa's most beautiful city: Cape Town. Nestled in the heart of V&A Waterfront, guests at the 5-star luxury Cape Town hotel are treated to stunning views of Table Mountain and the yacht marina. Cape Grace Hotel & Spa’s guest rooms are homey, warm, and spacious with attention paid to every single detail. Luminous chandeliers, classic furnishings, and interesting art create an atmosphere of peacefulness and opulence throughout the property. Guests rave about the hotel’s attentive staff, superior facilities, and prime location, which elevate the stylish hotel to a class of its own, but it’s the breathtaking views from the rooms that quickly make it a favorite. Perfect for the entire family, the hotel offers chances to rejuvenate and refresh: a fun day at the pool, body and soul-altering massages, high tea, and a well-equipped fitness center. Surrounding the hotel are galleries, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, bars, and organized walking tours. In the mood for more? Clifton Beach, Table Mountain and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are just a drive away. As a visitor to one of the most inspiring cities in the world, make the most of your Cape Town adventure.
HOTEL VIEW: TABLE MOUNTAIN, VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT, MARINA
You know what they say, all work and no play makes one a dull boy or girl. Well, there’s no chance of even a moment of boredom at one of the best boutique hotels in Cape Town, the superb POD Camps Bay where your heart, body and soul will play. The upscale intimate hotel brings the outside in, as the décor utilizes elements of nature: timber, stone, glass. There’s no denying that the interior of the 5-star Cape Town hotel creates an air of serenity and unbelievable beauty that can only be rivaled by its exterior views. From luxurious accommodations, views of the sprawling ocean and imposing mountains can be seen. Guest rooms are luxe, sophisticated and delightfully minimalist. An ideal South African escape, the 5-star luxury hotel’s heated pool and 24-hour gym enable guests to maintain home fitness routines while in one of the most picturesque cities in the world. For a day of entertainment the choice is yours: lounging by the heated pool; a day on Camps Bay beach (the hotel provides beach service); an organized trip to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden; a trek up Table Mountain. As the South Atlantic sun sets, sink into a comfy couch with a crisp handcrafted cocktail from the on-site bar, and salute your amazing life and Cape Town stay.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, CAMPS BAY BEACH, LION'S HEAD, TABLE MOUNTAIN, TWELVE APOSTLES
Have you ever entered the scene of a postcard? As a guest at this 5-star hotel in Cape Town, you will; furthermore, you won’t believe that the jaw-dropping grandeur surrounding you is real. You’ll soon discover that Ellerman House is no ordinary 5-star Cape Town hotel. The one-and-a-half acre property, nestled on Lion’s Head, exemplifies the highest quality, world-class service and luxury with a capital “L.” All aspects of the property’s rooms, suites and villas will leave you speechless: panoramic views of the ocean, resplendent light fixtures, princely furnishings, interesting artwork. Re-energize at the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym; relax on a chaise longue beside the heated outdoor pool with the Atlantic Ocean in the background; revive with a good book in the garden; and rejuvenate your entire being with a signature treatment at the spa. Rediscover romance in subtle ways— in the first bite of a perfectly flaky pastry; in a sip of champagne while overlooking the dazzling ocean; in the lyrical words of a classic novel in the well-stocked library; in the touch of the sun’s rays on your head in the garden. Cape Town’s white sand beaches, diverse cuisine, and gracious hospitality will charm you and leave you wanting more—that more, only the palatial Ellerman House can give.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, LION'S HEAD, BANTRY BAY, CLIFTON, CAMPS BAY BEACH, LION'S HEAD, ROBBEN ISLAND, CAPE TOWN CITY CENTER
Would you like a memory that you can hold onto forever? At the 5-star 52 De Wet Luxury Boutique Hotel, the intense physical beauty of the surroundings and the incredible wonder of every day will, without a shadow of a doubt, seal itself into your storeroom of memory. An exceptionally warm welcome from the hotel’s staff creates a lasting first impression, which is deepened by the transcendent views from the guest rooms’ and lounge area’s floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Guest rooms are contemporary, bright and spotless. The sweeping views of the aquamarine Atlantic Ocean merging with the equally blue sky will stun you into an appreciative silence. Views extend from the hotel’s interior to the exterior, as the ocean can also be reveled in from the hotel’s poolside deck. (It’s as beautiful at sunrise as at sunset.) Although the guest room’s beds are comfortable, you’ll spend sleepless nights in anticipation of how to spend your glorious Cape Town days. Start your day with an extravagant breakfast prepared with locally sourced ingredients; then, linger for awhile by the infinity pool post-breakfast and take in the terrific views. Within easy access of the city’s center, Cape Town’s shops, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and other nearby Cape Town attractions supply tons of fun.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, LION'S HEAD, BANTRY BAY
There aren’t enough words to tell you how wonderful the Compass House Boutique Hotel is. Hailed as one of the best hotels in Cape Town (and that’s saying a lot in a city filled with remarkable hotels), you’re going to wish to stay… and stay. Why not? The Cape Town boutique hotel’s rooms are truly grand, elegantly decorated and feature spectacular ocean views. Treat yourself to the top-floor suite, which has a private balcony and a Jacuzzi from which you can revel in pulsating water and phenomenal views of the South African sky and surrounding ocean. The property’s accent walls, ornate vases, and design touches will inspire your inner artist. Are you ready to relax? Really ready? Surrounding natural beauty, soothing massage treatments, full breakfasts prepared with fresh ingredients, sumptuous furniture, a 22-meter infinity pool and plush deck chairs are waiting. Or, amble down to the romantic and very tranquil beach. In the heart of Bantry Bay, quietude is yours for the taking; but, if looking for a bit more excitement, the V&A Waterfront’s bars, shops and attractions are a quick drive away.
Looking for a Camps Bay hotel in Cape Town for you and your special someone? We’ve found the perfect one for you—the ultra-luxurious, beachfront hotel 5-star The Marly. Set on the hippest strip in Cape Town, Camp Bays’ sunset strip, the chic and contemporary upscale hotel, sleek and minimalist in décor, inspires romance. The intimate Cape Town boutique hotel’s superb location places guests right in the center of the action and provides superior, unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay Beach and incredible mountains. Select a sea-facing suite, and your breath will be taken away, as you gaze at the expanse of ocean from the comfort of your plush suite’s perfect bed. (Thank heavens for floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors!) Camps Bay Beach is indisputably one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (not just Cape Town!), and you and your sweetheart will be front and center. Savor delectable fare at any of the first-rate restaurants on the Camps Bay strip; walk along the vibrant beach; revel in the views and cocktails at Paranga; or better yet, stay in, order room from room service, and be swept away by the crimson sunset and love.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, CAMPS BAY BEACH, LION'S HEAD, TWELVE APOSTLES
Raise a glass to your best vacation ever! The 5-star Camps Bay hotel, South Beach Camps Bay, sets the standard for refinement, style and luxury. The hotel’s all-white décor lends to its air of peacefulness, which is complemented by the incredible view of the white-sand skirted Atlantic Ocean 50 meters away. Views of the baby-blue ocean, jutting boulders, and surrounding indigo mountains can only be described as glorious. At the marvelous Cape Town hotel, guests can expect a restful oasis in the heart of the dynamic city. Love lives here: an irresistible pool, fully-equipped kitchen, modern technology, well-equipped gym, and an elegantly appointed sun terrace where one can enjoy an exquisite glass of South African wine, a good book, and an even better snooze. Within moments, you’ll find yourself on the beach, a place where you and your loved ones will delight in hours of fun. There are decisions to be made on your vacation: would you like to watch the sun dip behind the horizon from your beach blanket, the patio of an outdoor restaurant on the Camps Bay promenade or from your room’s balcony? Decisions, sweet decisions.
Who knows what tomorrow brings? We certainly don’t, but we know that your today could be filled with astounding views and experiences at Azamare Guest House. Nestled in the ultra-exclusive Camps Bay, the luxurious bed and breakfast’s views of the ocean and mountains will bewitch you. Feel the spell of the Azamare Guest House lifestyle, as you enjoy freshly-brewed coffee and killer views from the privacy of your own balcony; as you marvel at the splendor of the ocean from your comfortable bed; as you unwind in the hot tub; as you take a refreshing lap in the lovely pool; as you enjoy a tasty breakfast prepared with locally sourced ingredients. At the charming bed and breakfast, owner Jan and the property’s outstanding staff extend themselves to ensure your feeling of euphoria never ends. A few steps away from top-notch Cape Town dining establishments, save room for a special gastronomic journey. With multiple options for a day of pleasure in the sensational city of Cape Town, Table Mountain and V&A Waterfront among them, your vacation bucket list will be a joy to tackle.
As a top holiday destination, Cape Town has met the tourist demand with out-of-this-world hotels. With that said, we’re here to tell you that the superior Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is in a class of its own. The historic 116-year old hotel, featuring the most astonishing views of Table Mountain, continues to set itself apart with its exemplary service, exceptional facilities, magnificent décor, and splendid grounds. The 5-star Cape Town hotel, regarded as one of the best hotels in Cape Town, delivers on its promise for excellence. The hotel’s soft pink exterior evokes a fairytale cotton-candy house, which contrasts with the grandeur of the hotel’s interior. Sparkling chandeliers, traditional furniture and arched ceilings dazzle guests, and prepare them for the royal treatment. Ample entertainment can be found on-site: a splendid pool, a tennis court, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and multiple dining options. What would a vacation be without the chance to fully unwind? The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel gives you the opportunity in their luxuriant gardens, at afternoon tea or with a glass of vintage wine at the Chef’s Table. The hotel’s complimentary shuttle whisks guests to the V&A waterfront where shops, restaurants and entertainment vibrate with excitement. At the world-class Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, you come first.
You deserve the best things in life; luckily for you, the superior award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa agrees. The royal treatment begins upon check-in where guests are greeted with warm, sunny smiles and a cold, refreshing drink. The 5-star luxury Cape Town hotel delightfully blends European style with African prints, which adds a quirky lightheartedness to the stately hotel. Guest rooms are spacious, sophisticated, and bright with views of either the Twelve Apostles mountain range or the incredibly beautiful Atlantic Ocean. (It’s pretty tough to decide which view is more amazing.) Thankfully, the hotel provides terrific views throughout the property, so guests are always aesthetically pleased. Your visit to the hotel wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the hotel’s spa (it’s in the name after all). One can get an indoor massage anywhere, so absolutely don’t miss the opportunity to be pampered in an outdoor gazebo overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Even better, delight in a massage with your partner while the ocean whispers and beckons in the near distance. After your sinfully good massage, embark on a culinary journey at the renowned Azure Restaurant—a restaurant with fantastic views. The hotel’s on-site cinema, fragrant countryside, proximity to The World of Birds Park, Bay Harbour Market, and Constantia Valley Wine Route offers hours and hours of varied enjoyment. At Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, every moment is better than the last.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, LION'S HEAD, TWELVE APOSTLES
There are quite a few amazing Cape Town waterfront hotels, but the 5-star Table Bay Hotel distinguishes itself from the rest with its old-world charm blended with modern style, as well as its jaw-dropping views of the waterfront and Cape Town’s most striking landmark, Table Mountain. Heralded by industry insiders and travelers as one of the world’s best hotels in the world, the paradisiacal property checks every box on the “best hotels in Cape Town” list: spectacular views of Table Mountain, Atlantic Ocean panoramas, a world-class spa, first-rate dining options, a pleasant heated pool with sun loungers, and a perfect location. Guest rooms are airy, tastefully decorated and spacious. Fun is the name of the game at this 5-star Cape Town hotel, so settle into it at afternoon high tea in The Lounge; with a signature treatment at The Camelot Spa; with a glossy travel magazine and a crisp cocktail poolside; with a high-powered workout at the modern gym; with a trip to the shops and attractions on the waterfront. As you enjoy your tasty breakfast at The Atlantic, pondering the raw natural beauty of Cape Town and Table Mountain outside the large windows, savor the moment.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, TABLE MOUNTAIN, LION'S HEAD, ROBBEN ISLAND, VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT, MARINA
It has always been said that one of the best places to stay in Cape Town is the Camps Bay neighborhood, and a holiday at the 5-star Cape Town hotel, the Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel confirms that notion. Perfect for couples looking for an indulgent holiday, the spacious Cape Town boutique hotels offers guests lavish surroundings, secluded luxury, awe-inspiring vistas, incredible culinary delights, and deluxe amenities. Guest rooms are colorful, creatively designed and feature show-stopping views of the ocean and mountains. Settle into a chaise poolside; take a leisurely dip in one of the solar-heated pools; get pampered with a relaxing massage; energize at the modern gym; feel the glow of love and incredible South African wine, as the sun sets, at the hotel’s chic bar. The terrific boutique hotel provides registered tour guides and luxury vehicles to transport guests to Cape Town’s major attractions—V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Constantia Wine Estates, Stellenbosch Wine Estates, World of Birds, and many others. On your intimate holiday, in the one of the most romantic cities on the globe, every sun-soaked moment will put a smile on you and your loved one’s face.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, LION'S HEAD, TABLE MOUNTAIN
The 5-star Taj Cape Town will elevate your personal bar for luxurious living all the way up. Situated in the heart of the city, the resplendent Taj Cape Town has been one of the best hotels in town, since its inception. The two historic buildings, which comprise the hotels, impress with their imposing architecture. Guests are equally wowed by the hotel’s old-world lobby, but nothing stuns more than the view of Table Mountain from Mountain View guest rooms and suites. Picture yourself in the lap of luxury—sunk into your room’s sumptuous furniture, surrounded by exquisite art and sophisticated design touches—gazing outward at the towering mountain. There’s enough in the room to keep you overjoyed, including a fabulous rain shower and modern technology, but the palatial hotel is worthy of exploration. For moments of rest and relaxation, head to the Jiva Grande Spa where a heated pool, sauna, fitness center, and divine beauty therapies are available. For a meal you won’t forget anytime soon, check out the hotel’s acclaimed Bombay Brasserie where contemporary Indian cuisine delights or relish succulent oysters and a bottle of champagne (or three) at the romantic Twankey Bar. Ideal for business and leisure travelers, the hotel’s optimal location allows guests to access V&A Waterfront, St. George’s Cathedral and Greenmarket Square on foot.
Picture yourself cocooned in the lap of luxury at the elegant and stylish Atlantic House Guest House. When it comes to mind-blowing views, it’s really difficult to find better than this 5-star Camps Bay hotel in Cape Town. The views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain from the hotel’s stylish accommodations are unparalleled due to the hotel’s terrific Camps Bay address. Guests can choose between rooms with garden, pool or sea views, but you already know what we recommend. (There’s nothing in the world like waking up to the sun lighting up the horizon and illuminating the sea.) In the evenings, spectacular sunset views can also be seen from the fabulous hotel’s elevated wooden deck. (Head straight there with your loved one and bottle of wine.) Worthy of its stellar reputation, the hotel boasts flawless spaces, a lovely outdoor pool, complimentary breakfasts, and a generous staff. You may be tempted to spend your days and nights between the nearby beach and Atlantic House Guest House, but venture out to Table Mountain, Long Street, and Robben Island to experience the wonder of Cape Town.
At the ultra-fabulous 5-star The Westin Cape Town, everything comes with a view. The hotel’s glass façade and floor-to-ceiling glass windows showcase the grandeur of the natural landscape on hand: Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and the Atlantic Ocean. All rooms feature fantastic views, and you’re bound to be blown away by Cape Town’s unparalleled beauty. At the regal Westin Cape Town, there’ll be more vim and vigor in your workout and swim, as the surrounding panoramic vistas are inspiring and energizing. The ultimate hotel for business travelers, the hotel contains spacious meeting rooms, 19 venues for meetings, and is adjacent to the Cape Town International Convention Center. The hotel’s award-winning Heavenly Spa, true to its name, guarantees supreme relaxation after a long day of meetings and/or Cape Town exploration. The hotel’s dining options are also divine, and there are many stylish options to choose from; located on the 19th floor, ON19 Restaurant is a must, not only for the culinary delights but for the panoramic vistas it offers. (Who wouldn’t love dinner with a mountain view?) Situated at “the gateway of the V&A Waterfront,” hotel guests don’t need to worry about missing out on the excitement, shopping, and attractions of Cape Town; it’s all a short shuttle ride away.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, TABLE MOUNTAIN, LION'S HEAD, CAPE TOWN HARBOUR, CAPE TOWN CITY CENTER
At the exemplary Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, vacation like the superstar that you are. The hotel’s always smiling staff goes the extra mile to ensure that guests receive the royal treatment. And yes, as you survey the views, you will feel like the ruler of your own marvelous kingdom: powder-sparkling ocean as far as the eye can see, vivid blue sky dotted with shifting clouds, yachts in the marina, magnificent Table Mountain. (For optimal Atlantic Ocean views, choose a Business Class room; you won’t regret it.) Explore the magical waterfront Cape Town hotel: the hotel’s heated rim-flow pool with ocean views, fine-dining at Tobago’s restaurant, a handcrafted cocktail at Tobago’s Bar & Terrace. Unwind all the way with a remarkable massage or simply linger by the pool with a frozen drink and a light read. Business travelers will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Cape Town International Convention Center and the hotel’s 24-hour business center. The first-rate hotel provides complimentary transportation to the dynamic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where shops, restaurants, galleries and entertainment can be found. But, there’s so much to do—Robben Island, Two Oceans Aquarium, Table Mountain, Camps Bay—you’ll certainly desire more time in exceptionally splendid Cape Town.
HOTEL VIEW: ATLANTIC OCEAN, TABLE MOUNTAIN, GREEN POINT STADIUM, ROBBEN ISLAND, MARINA