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Cape Town

Overview

Cape Town’s unique setting, between two oceans with its breathtaking backdrop of Table Mountain, is incomparable and it is without doubt one of the world’s most beautiful and vibrant cities. We offer hotels in each of the city’s four distinct areas – the city centre, the Atlantic Seaboard, the Victoria & Alfred waterfront and the Central Peninsula. We would be very happy to discuss with you the relative merits of each and recommend staying in more than one hotel; a stay on the Waterfront followed by a few days in a manor house in Constantia, for example, would make an excellent combination.

Victoria & Albert Waterfront

The historic docklands, which have been revitalised over the last 20 years, are now very popular with visitors who come to experience Cape Town’s vibrant atmosphere and excellent shopping. The setting is wonderful with views up to Table Mountain or out to Robben Island; in addition there are two world class attractions, the Maritime Museum and the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Cape Town City Centre

In the shadow of Table Mountain sits Cape Town’s historical centre. Stately 18th and 19th century architecture contrasts with striking modern structures, all linked by grand boulevards. Leave the main streets and you will find atmospheric squares filled with art galleries and tempting boutiques, or experience one of the numerous food and craft markets.

Central Peninsula

This affluent part of Cape Town is a more peaceful parkland alternative to the vibrant atmosphere of the centre, yet is only 15 minutes by taxi from the heart of the city. There are excellent sporting venues and elegant designer shops offering outstanding value in Newlands and Rosebank, with wine-tasting and alfresco dining in the enchanting Constantia hills. It is here that you will find the remarkable Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Altantic Seaboard

This dramatic coastline stretches from the elegant suburbs of Sea Point and Bantry Bay to the wilds of Cape Point. The coastal road passes through colourful towns, each offering superb seafood and white, sandy beaches. The rock formations of the Twelve Apostles dominate the landscape and the drive south past Chapman’s Peak and the Cape Peninsula National Park is truly breathtaking.

Hotels

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12 Apostles
Superior

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Cape Town, South Africa
It is hard to imagine a more spectacular location for a hotel; nestled in a marine reserve between the road that links Camps Bay with Hout Bay and the distinctive, towering rock formation, its namesake, the 12 Apostles. It is decorated in an imaginative, contemporary style with much emphasis on bold African prints and natural light.

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Cape Town, South Africa
The magnificent Belmond Mount Nelson hotel, known locally as ‘The Nellie’ is one of South Africa’s oldest and most prestigious hotels.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Located right on the water’s edge, overlooking its own private marina and Robben Island, this fine, modern hotel is ideally placed for exploring the Waterfront and for enjoying a round at the scenic Metropolitan Golf Club (specially reduced green fees for hotel guests).

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Cape Cadogan
Boutique Residence

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Cape Town, South Africa
Ideally located just off Kloof Street, the Cape Cadogan is a perfect base for those wanting an elegant home-from-home atmosphere within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of central Cape Town.

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Cape Grace
Deluxe

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Cape Town, South Africa
A member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’, the Cape Grace is located on its own private quay in the heart of the Waterfront development. This is one of Africa’s best loved hotels and has been steadily collecting awards since it opened in 1996 – it has been voted ‘Best Hotel in the World’ by Conde Nast Traveller.

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Cellars-Hohenort
Deluxe

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Cape Town, South Africa
In the heart of the Constantia valley and set in nine acres of exquisitely landscaped grounds, this is one of the great country house hotels of the Cape. A member of Relais & Chateaux, it combines the restored 18th century cellars of the Klassenbosch wine estate with the magnificent Hohenort manor house.

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Dock House
Deluxe

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Cape Town, South Africa
One of the oldest buildings in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the Dock House has been lovingly converted into a wonderful boutique hotel. With just five rooms and a suite, all luxuriously decorated to bring the building into the 21st century, the service is personally catered to the needs of each guest.

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Vineyard Hotel
Deluxe

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Cape Town, South Africa
Once the country home of celebrated Georgian writer and artist Lady Anne Barnard, the Vineyard is set in seven acres of beautiful riverside parkland. Overlooking the shady eastern slopes of Table Mountain, this 207 bedroom luxury hotel is centred on a period-style manor house, home to two award-winning restaurants, ‘The Square’ and ‘Myoga’ and the popular Garden lounge with its regular wine-tasting sessions flowing onto the lawned terraces.

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Steenberg Hotel
Superior

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Cape Town, South Africa
Located in the Constantia Valley at the foot of the mountains, Steenberg is the Cape’s oldest farm. Dating from 1682, the buildings have been restored and declared a National Heritage Site Monument. Many of the 24 rooms are decorated with beautiful antiques; while the premier rooms are modern and spacious with private patios.

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Winchester Mansions
Deluxe

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Cape Town, South Africa
Built in the 1920’s and still privately owned, Winchester Mansions is located in Sea Point. Flanked by giant palm trees and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this is one of the city’s best 4-star hotels.

Selected Itineraries

12 night low season price from£2,995

Cape Town, South Africa
This 12 night itinerary will allow you to enjoy the delights of the Western Cape, experience the spectacular beaches of the Garden Route and view the ‘Big Five’ in their natural surroundings. You will spend the first six nights in the Western Cape, dividing your time between Cape Town and Stellenbosch followed by the drive east to the Garden Route. From there the ‘Big Five’ game reserves of the Eastern Cape are within a scenic 4 hour drive.

Tailor-made Holidays

West Coast Wilderness

8 night low season price from£3,180

Cape Town, South Africa
An eight night itinerary showcasing the best of South Africa’s hidden west coast within touching distance of Cape Town, enjoying some of the best sunsets the country has to offer over the Atlantic Ocean. Begin with four nights of fantastic sea views at 12 Apostles with the V&A Waterfront and all of the delights of the peninsular on your doorstep. Heading north along the Atlantic coast, follow the locals to the seafood mecca of Paternoster en route to true African wilderness at Bushmans Kloof, spending two n

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The Western Cape

7 night low season price from£2,570

Cape Town, South Africa
A luxurious week in the Western Cape with its wonderful climate, blossoming flowers and beautiful landscapes is the perfect cure for the winter blues.

Featured Tours

Cultural Tours & Music Holidays

Wines & Gardens of the Western Cape

10 nights from £4,569

Cape Town, South Africa
Our visit to the Western Cape is a leisurely exploration of one of South Africa’s most beautiful regions where mountain ranges frame every vista and beautiful Dutch influenced architecture punctuates the lush, green countryside.

Accommodation options in Cape Town

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