Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Cape Town

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Cape Town

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Cape Town that have been recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times, Frommer’s and more. All Cape Town hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only list places that have a customer rating of at least 4 out of 5.

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MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel, Cape Town

8 Bridle Rd, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.9
MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“The eight guest rooms at the MannaBay are decorated in different themes. Its high hillside location on the edge of the national park provides amazing views.”

Telegraph review:

“This tiny luxurious Cape Town hotel, located high on the slopes of Table Mountain, offers superb city and mountain views, an intimate atmosphere, highly personal service and generous touches such as complimentary high tea, house drinks, dinner and airport transfers.”

Customer review rating
4.9 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
  • Free Wifi
  • Friendly staff
From
$581 per night
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Located on 8 Bridle Road, Oranjezicht, this luxury hotel provides the best of accommodation options for guests of the city and travelers looking for the perfect departure spot. This exquisite boutique hotel located at the foot of Table Mountain is regarded as one of the best in the city because of its unique design and comfortable accommodations it provides for guests.

The hotel is located in an excellent location where it enjoys proximity to some of the most famous attractions in the city while the views guests can get from the room are great. The wooden sundeck, in particular, provides the best view of the city skyline.

The rooms feature beautiful decorations and pure colors which brings elegance. The hotel has numerous quality amenities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable channels and an iPod docking station. All rooms in the hotel are equipped with modern furniture while the private bathrooms have heated floors and an overall marble furnishing. The bathrooms also feature thoughtful touches such as bathroom slippers and bathrobes.

The hotel provides a breakfast buffet that features the best of local and continental dishes and also includes freshly squeezed juices, cheeses, and fresh bread. The hotel also offers special diet menu at the request of the guest.

Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool which comes with beach chairs where the hotel offers a great view of the surrounding area.

The hotel has a library with African travel literature which would be useful to guests looking to know more about the continent.

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Hotel Ellerman House, Cape Town

180 Kloof Rd, Bantry Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa (show on map)
4.8
Hotel Ellerman House, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“Ellerman House is still everybody’s fantasy bolthole in Cape Town: minutes from the best beaches and the Table Mountain cableway, but close enough to the city and its dynamic food, art, and design scene.”

Featured in CN Traveler’s 2020 Gold List.

Frommers review:

“Don your chicest sunglasses here, you’ll need them to fend off the golden rays shimmering off the Atlantic. At Ellerman House, the ocean is ever-present, a liquid canvas that spreads out beneath this breathtakingly positioned A-class hotel.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Cape Town.

Fodors review:

“Built in 1906 for shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman, what may be Cape Town’s finest hotel sits high on a hill up from Sea Point in Bantry Bay, graced with stupendous views of the sea.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Cape Town.

Telegraph review:

“This Edwardian mansion, set in a jaw-dropping cliffside location overlooking the sea, is Cape Town’s most exclusive hotel, offering discreet glamour, splendid isolation and spectacular views. It’s also one of the most important repositories of South African art – part of the rich Ellerman experience.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Top location
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Friendly staff
From
$665 per night
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This fine luxury resort is situated on 180 Kloof Road Bantry Bay where it offers pristine hospitality conditions as well as the latest in modern amenities and facilities. Ellerman House is the best place to stay when in the beautiful city of Cape Town as it offers all the essentials for a great trip; perfect location, scenic natural environment, beautiful landscape, and comfort.

The hotel is elegantly perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head, housed in a grand mansion that is designed to attract guests and fitted with all the needed amenities and facilities. The hotel boasts a lush garden, an outdoor swimming pool and a complimentary airport shuttle that makes life even more comfy for the guests.

The hotel offers chic room options such as Three-Bedroom Villa, Deluxe Double Room with Sea View, Classic Double Room, Superior Double Room, Three-Bedroom Villa with Private Pool and Deluxe Double Room with Pool Access.

The hotel is located close to notable landmarks such as the Queens Beach which is about 600 m away, the Clifton’s Beach which is some 1 km away from the hotel and Pizza St John which is almost 2 km away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

Enjoy the Ellerman House Cape Town.

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Cape View Clifton Hotel, Cape Town

232 Kloof Rd, Clifton, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa (show on map)
4.8
Cape View Clifton Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“The owner and interior designer Jessica Latimer styled Cape View Clifton to resemble a chic but relaxed beach house. With a distinctly South African air, it has crisp white and gray interiors, faux kudu horns doubling as hat hooks, bulbous vases heaped with protea flowers. Set snugly on the cliffs above Clifton Beach, the five rooms and two apartments have sweeping views of the ocean from private balconies.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Cape Town.

Telegraph review:

“Cape Town’s mountain peninsula offers any number of splendid views, but few surpass those from this small, stylish boutique hotel. Cantilevered high above Clifton’s crescent-shaped beaches, it overlooks the Twelve Apostles towering above postcard-perfect Camps Bay, and all around a huge blue sky meeting a rippling sea.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Top location
  • Great views
  • Comfortable beds
  • Free Wifi
  • Friendly staff
From
$408 per night
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All you need to know

Located on the famous Kloof Road are of Clifton district, this luxury hotel provides the best rooms and suites for guests ensuring a comfortable stay where they have access to the latest facilities and amenities in the hospitality sector of the city. The hotel offers guests an excellent location for tourists looking to visit the most famous places of attractions in the city as well as travelers seeking to get the best travel experience. The Table Mountain is about 5km away from the hotel while the famous V&A Waterfront is located at about 7 km away from the hotel.

The suites are well-furnished and well-equipped with the latest furniture, decorations, and amenities. The suites come with standard features such as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar and a flat-screen TV with several cable channels. The hotel rooms also come with thoughtful touches in it such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The 2-and 3-bedroom suites in the hotel are well-equipped with the standard features but offer other conveniences and luxuries such as a hot tub, a private balcony where a great view of the city can be enjoyed and a well-stocked kitchen.

The hotel has a small fitness center that makes up for its size with modern equipment and professionals available to help you find the perfect regimen for you. The hotel also has an outdoor pool where luxury lifestyle is assured.

A continental menu is offered every morning for guests to start their day on the right note.

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Lodge Tintswalo Atlantic, Cape Town

Chapmans Peak Dr, Hout Bay, 7806, South Africa (show on map)
4.8
Lodge Tintswalo Atlantic, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“Luxurious Tintswalo hugs the edge of Hout Bay beneath Chapman’s Peak, with an unbroken view of the Sentinel towering over town, and whales passing in season.”

Fodors review:

“Directly off Chapman’s Peak Drive and built around a wonderland of native fynbos and milk wood trees, Tintswalo Atlantic is the only beachfront development in Table Mountain National Park.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Cape Town.

Telegraph review:

“Tintswalo is the only luxury Cape Town hotel located within Table Mountain National Park: at the base of precipitous Chapman’s Peak, it is also the only hotel in the city that is right on the beach and offers sublime ocean views, excellent food and authentic, warm service.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly staff
From
$768 per night
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Located on the Chapman’s Peak Drive, Hout Bay, this grand hotel is an epitome of beauty and functionality ensuring that guests enjoy the best of stay while visiting the city. The hotel offers an excellent view and is located in an excellent location where the hotel equally enjoys the natural endowments of its surrounding area. The hotel is located at a short 35-minute drive away from the Cape Town City Center while the closest airport to the hotel is the Cape Town International Airport which is also 35 minutes’ drive away from the hotel.

The hotel is located at the foot of the grand Chapman’s Peak offers a commanding view of the Atlantic Ocean which provides the perfect beach neighborhood for guests. The hotel rooms are stylishly decorated to match both the design of the hotel and the beautiful natural setting of the location.

The rooms come with standard features that make the hotel effective and efficient in the provision of comfort and luxury. Free Wi-Fi is available for use by guests, full air conditioning, a seating area with a comfy sofa and a fireplace which guests can camp around in the rooms. Each suite in the hotel offers a balcony from which the guests have a perfect view of the ocean.

The hotel features a breakfast buffet daily which comes with several options on the menu. Breakfast is enjoyed in the stylish dining room or deck. Other meals of the day can be made available to guests upon request.

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Steenberg Hotel Tokai, Cape Town

Steenberg Rd, Tokai, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa (show on map)
4.8
Steenberg Hotel Tokai, Cape Town
Expert reviews
CNN review:

“Twenty minutes from the central business district (CDB), this relaxed winelands hotel rolls out the vintage welcome mat at rates you’d expect to pay for plonk. The winelands are what to do in Cape Town and this is the place to make home base.”

Telegraph review:

“Travellers regularly vote Steenberg – a luxury hotel situated in Constantia, the closest wine-growing region to Cape – as their favourite luxury hotel in Africa, and with good reason. Renovations have been sensitive to its 17th-century roots, but contemporary facilities, such as a pool, mean it’s a cut above.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Top location
  • Friendly staff
  • Comfortable beds
  • Free Wifi
From
$232 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel offers an elegant setting and a unique experience for guests who are looking to enjoy the best of Cape Town. The hotel is located in a serene location where its nearness to nature and its beauty makes it the perfect place for tourists and travelers. The hotel is located at the foot of the famous Stone Mountain and is situated in the middle of a beautiful vineyard. The building of the hotel was originally built in the 17th century and have been renovated and refurbished over the years. The structure of the hotel is regarded as a national monument.

The hotel is located strategically at a little distance away from the city center to ensure that guests that need a quiet resting place get the ideal place for them. The rooms in the hotel are nicely decorated with the latest in décor and furnishings while also equipped with the most recent modern facilities and amenities.

Amenities such as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, an electric kettle and a TV with several satellite channels are all available in every room in the hotel. The hotel also has other facilities in the rooms such as bathroom slippers, shower, and free toiletries.

The hotel offers a state-of-the-art spa facility which provides the perfect relaxation tools for guests. Guests can enjoy varieties of dining options at any of the on-site restaurant. The Catharina Restaurant offers several local dishes while the Bistro Sixteen82 provides more winery courses.

Enjoy the best of hospitality the city has to offer here.

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town

76 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.8
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews
Fodors review:

“This distinctive pink landmark has been the grande dame of Cape Town since it opened its doors in 1899 to accommodate passengers just off the Union-Castle steamships.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Cape Town.

CNN review:

“Located at the foot of Table Mountain, this thoroughly updated historic hotel has been a Cape Town landmark or two centuries. The extraordinary pink exterior has earned the hotel a number of famous nicknames, ‘Mount Nelson Pink’ and ‘Pink Lady’ among them.”

Telegraph review:

“Cape Town’s iconic pink lady opened her doors in 1899, and has attracted a well-heeled mix of loyal guests ever since. Service is impeccable, interiors are glamorous, gardens immaculately groomed, and the number of restaurants, bars and city sights within strolling distance to its doorstep are plentiful.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent breakfast
  • Top location
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Comfortable beds
From
$528 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 76 Orange Street in the famous Gardens district of Cape Town, this five-star establishment offers posh and lush accommodation and room options looking to get the best of thrills and excitement the city has to offer. As the perfect departure spot to the most famous attractions in the city, the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers proximity to this places while the farther areas can be easily reached by the shuttle services offered by the hotel. Form the hotel; you can enjoy the various city places of interest such as Table Mountain and Robben Island.

The several wings in the hotel rooms have unique characteristics that are peculiar to them. This was put in place so that guests can sample as many choices as possible before arriving at a decision. The hotel is regarded as iconic due to its beautiful design and architecture as well as the efficiency of the services provided by the hotel.

The rooms in the hotel feature standard amenities such as full air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a minibar and a flat-screen TV with several cable channels. The private bathrooms also come with marble floors and thoughtful touches such as toiletries and bathroom slippers.

Guests can enjoy the very best of meals served tastefully and exquisitely in the restaurants. Here, they have several options on the menu ranging from local dishes to continental cuisines.

The hotel offers an outdoor pool where guest can enjoy several laps after a long day. Other facilities and services offered are an outdoor terrace, airport shuttle, car hire, gift shop and VIP room facilities for special guests.

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Cape Heritage Hotel, Cape Town

90 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa (show on map)
4.7
Cape Heritage Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“In the heart of the Central Business District, Cape Heritage Hotel is nestled among the popular restaurants, bars and boutiques of Bree Street. Every floorboard of the 1771-built house creaks with history, but the 17 rooms are a thoughtful hybrid of old and new. A pergola in the cobblestoned patio is draped with what is said to be the oldest grapevine in South Africa.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Cape Town.

Telegraph review:

“Quirky, unusual rooms bedecked with Persian rugs and Oriental treasures encircle a charming courtyard in an 18th-century building. It’s in the historic heart of Bree street, which offers a great choice of restaurants and bars on the doorstep, and is within walking distance to all the city sights, shops and restaurants.”

Customer review rating
4.7 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Great breakfast
  • Boutique style
  • Top location
  • Free Wifi
  • Comfortable beds
From
$146 per night
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All you need to know

This four-star hotel offers the latest in hospitality facilities and services suitable for a comfortable stay in the rooms and the hotel in the general. This boutique style hotel is the recipient of several awards which is the testament to the efficient and effective satisfactory service offered to guests all year long. The hotel provides guests with easy access to some of the city’s most fascinating and frequently visited places by tourists. The Signal Hill is located within a 10-minute walk from the hotel, the beautiful Company Gardens is also located within a 10-minute walk from the hotel while the Cape Town International Convention Center is located at just 1 km away from the hotel.

The hotel features some fantastic designs that make it an attractive option for guests while the rooms are equally fascinating as a result of the simple elegant colors used for painting and the modern stylish décor in them. The hotel also offers luxurious lifestyle option such as a rooftop Jacuzzi that is both stylish and effective in providing a great view of the beautiful city.

The rooms feature standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar and a flat-screen TV with multiple cable channels.

The hotel also provides a breakfast option that features innovative pastries and healthy smoothies in order to make sure guests start their day on the right foot. The hotel is also surrounded by some of the best restaurants in the city that offer several dining options to guests.

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Guesthouse La Grenadine, Cape Town

15 Park Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.7
Guesthouse La Grenadine, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“Expat couple Maxime and Mélodie ladle on the Gallic charm at this imaginatively renovated former stables, where the ancient stone walls are a feature of the rooms.”

Customer review rating
4.7 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Lovely garden
  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly staff
  • Top location
  • Boutique style
From
$165 per night
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All you need to know

This hotel was originally built in the 19th century and is excellently situated in the beautiful Gardens district of Cape Town. The hotel offers luxury but comfortable accommodation options with its stylish design and its surrounding natural endowments. The hotel itself is a perfect mix of modern and retro design offering a stylish French Provencal theme in its room. The hotel is located within walking distance of some of the best restaurants and frequently visited pubs in the city. The Table Mountain is 4km away from the hotel while the V&A Waterfront is a 9-minute walk away from the hotel.

The hotel offers a wide range of varieties of meals on its menu options where guests can enjoy tasty meals. The hotel provides guests with a breakfast option that includes fresh croissants and homemade jams which are both nutritional and delicious. Breakfast is served daily in the hotel.

The rooms feature standard features such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet connection, a full air conditioning system, a well-stocked minibar and a flat-screen TV with several multiple channels. The hotel rooms come with a private bathroom that also features a bathtub, shower, and free toiletries.

Guests can enjoy the beautiful garden which is the perfect natural setting for maximum relaxation and refreshment for tired guests. Wi-Fi is also available in other areas of the hotel so guests can easily connect with the outside world. The hotel also has a library and offers massage to keep guests relaxed.

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The Silo Hotel, Cape Town

Silo Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8801, South Africa (show on map)
4.7
The Silo Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“The Silo pretty well defines the adage, ‘Location, location, location’. You have to be up for some bold décor choices, but the location and views couldn’t be better and having access to the hottest museum on the continent is pretty cool.”

Featured in CN Traveler’s 2018 Hot List

Telegraph review:

“With a façade remodelled by celebrated British designer Thomas Heatherwick, industrial concrete architecture offset by plush eclectic décor, and an unparalleled vantage point on top of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, The Silo is truly a destination hotel.”

Customer review rating
4.7 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Excellent location
  • Great food
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
From
$984 per night
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All you need to know

Set in Cape Town, 700 m from V&A Waterfront, The Silo Hotel offers a fitness centre and terrace. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. The hotel provides a sauna and a 24-hour front desk.

At the hotel, all rooms have a wardrobe. Free WiFi is accessible to all guests, while certain rooms are fitted with a balcony.

A continental or Full English/Irish breakfast is available each morning at the property. The on-site restaurant serves American and international cuisine.

The Silo Hotel offers an outdoor pool.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Clock Tower Retail Centre, Cape Town Diamond Museum and Chavonnes Battery Museum. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 17 km from the property.

Waterfront is a great choice for travellers interested in shoppingwine and restaurants.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Cape Town! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

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The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town

18 Thornhill Road, Green Point, Green Point, 8005 Cape Town, South Africa (show on map)
4.6
The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town
Expert reviews
Telegraph review:

“B.I.G. is a wonderful hybrid backpacker and b&b, with 12 en-suite private double/triple/family rooms, six en-suite dorms and the most engaging hosts you could hope for. A fun, vibrant, affordable option that will introduce you to the best the city has to offer.”

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Boutique style
From
$22 per night
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All you need to know

The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel adds more beauty to the high mountains of Cape Town, along with the scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean. The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town, consists of eye-catchy rooms with modern amenities for the comfort of the guests. If you are visiting Cape Town for the first time, then you must give a chance to The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel to showcase the world-class hospitality.

Amenities of the B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town

You get to select the room size depending upon the count of your family members. The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town offers you dormitory, family rooms, single, double and triple bedrooms, and much more.

You get daily room cleaning services at your doorstep. You can also avail of the laundry services of The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town, at a minimal additional charge.

You get a free breakfast every morning. They serve you with the best continental food of the region to amaze you with the delightful taste.

You get free internet with computer availability for your work and research purposes.

The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town, also offers a travel desk where you can avail of several tour packages to experience the activities and adventures in Cape Town.

Make yourself comfortable in the cozy swimming pool during summers to enjoy a fresh bath under the sun.

They also have libraries for the book lovers along with game rooms for kids and adults.

These are a few of the amenities that The B.I.G Backpackers Hostel, Cape Town has to offer for a luxurious and comfortable stay of the guests.

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One&Only Hotel, Cape Town

Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.6
One&Only Hotel, Cape Town
Expert reviews
CNN review:

“This glam urban resort was built for name-dropping: Bastien Gonzalez gives mani-pedis in the spa, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa’s only eatery in Africa is here and local celeb-chef Reuben Riffel dishes up South African cuisine at the somewhat-cavernous Reuben’s.”

Telegraph review:

“One & Only Cape Town is a large luxury urban resort located in the Waterfront Marina, with excellent facilities and services that include a fittingly large pool, daily children’s programme, an award-winning spa, and views of Table Mountain from most rooms.”

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Amazing views
  • Great food
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Excellent Wifi
From
$855 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star establishment is the home to some of the most luxurious rooms and suites in the city of Cape Town. The hotel offers its guests the best living conditions by providing only the best services coupled with modern facilities all to ensure that a comfortable stay in the hotel rooms is guaranteed. The Backpack hotel is the recipient of numerous hospitality awards and recognition as a result of the quality of service provided by the hotel for its guests. The hotel has friendly staff who make guests feel welcome the very first minute they enter the front door of the hotel.

The One&Only Hotel is located near some of Cape Town’s most beautiful landmarks and attractions and provides the perfect departure spot for guests looking to get maximum excitement and thrills when in the city. Its easy and convenient access to some of the fastest road network to this places makes it ideal for tourists and travelers looking to have a memorable experience before leaving for their homes.

The hotel is located within walking distance of many bars, stylish and fashionable restaurants and close to popular attractions like the Green Market Square. It is also located close to the famous Company’s Garden while the hotel is just a short 5-minute drive to the famous V&A Waterfront and even the beautiful Table Mountain.

The hotel offers amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen with several cable channels and facilities such as a swimming pool and an outdoor pool.

The hotel offers free breakfast that features continental food.

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Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town

Victoria Street, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa (show on map)
4.5
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town
Expert reviews
Frommers review:

“Guests can watch seals and whales from the terrace, explore the eponymous Twelve Apostles mountains rising behind the property, or simply feel the constant, effortless embrace of luxury at every turn.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Cape Town.

Fodors review:

“With enormous indigenous gardens that meld into the National Park in its backyard and the Atlantic Ocean a stone’s throw from the bar, this hotel, which is the only man-made structure between Camps Bay and Llandudno, has got location in spades.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Cape Town.

Telegraph review:

“Dwarfed as much by the mountain range after which it’s named as the blue ocean below it, the 12A hotel offers a dramatic seaside location, five-star service, a world-class restaurant and, in winter, unbelievable value for money – small wonder this member of Leading Hotels of the World is always busy.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Stunning views
  • Excellent staff
  • Beautiful location
  • Great food
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Comfortable beds
From
$370 per night
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All you need to know

This stylish and classic luxury resort is situated on Victoria Street in the Camps Bay district of Cape Town where it offers the best in hospitality and luxury. The hotel offers visitors and tourists in the city a chance to have a luxury lifestyle while in Cape Town; it provides elegant views of the surrounding as well as modern facilities needed for a comfy stay.

The satisfaction and comfort of guests are guaranteed, and the Twelve Apostles Hotel provides the ideal launching pad into the adventure and excitement the city has to offer.

The hotel is known for its stunning view of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and also offers its guests free transfers to Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront.

Chic room options are available in the hotel, such as Superior King Room, Classic Room, Mountain Facing Room, Luxury Room, Superior Sea Facing Room, and One Bedroom Sea Facing Suite.

Notable landmarks located close to the hotel include the Table Mountain which is about 6 km away and Groot Constantia which is about 8 km away from the hotel. The famous Theatre on The Bay is located about 4 km away from the hotel.

Rooms at the hotel come with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

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Hostel The Backpack, Cape Town

74 New Church St, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.4
Hostel The Backpack, Cape Town
Expert reviews

“This Fair Trade in Tourism–accredited operation offers affordable style, a buzzing vibe and fantastic staff. Its dorms may not be Cape Town’s cheapest but they’re among its best, while the private rooms and self-catering apartments are charmingly decorated.”

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Nice breakfast
  • Top location
  • Free Wifi
From
$33 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 74 New Church Street, the Backpack Hostel offers visitors in the city of Cape Town the very best of accommodation options in the best location and within stylish and elegant rooms. The hostel is the proud recipient of several hospitality awards and a Fair Trade accredited backpacker; both indications of the quality services offered by the hostel to its guests. The hostel is an investor in people; helping them derive maximum satisfaction is the goal while keeping them comfortable throughout their stay in a friendly environment is how the hostel sets out on its goal. The hostel is perfectly located to some of the most famous attractions in the city of Cape Town; the fascinating V&A Waterfront is just a 5-minute walk away from the hostel while the popular Table Mountain is also located within a 5-minute walk distance of the hostel.

The hostel offers the very best in hospitality facilities, services, and amenities. Features such as free Wi-Fi, full air conditioning, and flat-screen TV can be found in the hostel rooms. The hostel offers a wide range of room options such as private en-suites and social dormitories.

The hostel offers a breakfast buffet containing well-served meals from dining options that include bread, croissants, and jams. The hostel bar stays open until late every night ensuring that guests who enter late can still have a good time before going to bed on their comfy bed.

The hostel also offers facilities such as an outdoor pool, a garden, and luggage storage.

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Hotel The Grand Daddy Airstream Trailer Park, Cape Town

38 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa (show on map)
4.3
Hotel The Grand Daddy Airstream Trailer Park, Cape Town
Expert reviews
CNN review:

“The recipe is simple: wade through a mountain of red tape; hoist seven vintage Airstream trailers to a downtown rooftop; tell seven renowned artists to throw rules out the window when designing the interiors; sprinkle with city views.”

Customer review rating
4.3 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Rooftop bar
  • Friendly staff
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
  • Free Wifi
From
$160 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 38 Long Street in the city center, this four-star hotel provides the very best in accommodation and room options for visitors in Cape Town. The hotel offers luxury and stylish room options and quality service that is unmatched and unrivaled. The hotel is located in an excellent location that makes it close to the entertainment, commercial and economic hub of the city. Its nearness to some of the city’s most famous attraction also makes it a favorite for guests who have never visited the city before.

The hotel is located near some of Cape Town’s most beautiful landmarks and attractions and provides the perfect departure spot for guests looking to get maximum excitement and thrills when in the city. Its easy and convenient access to some of the fastest road network to this places makes it ideal for tourists and travelers looking to have the best experience while staying in the city.

The hotel is located within walking distance of many bars, stylish and popular restaurants and close to popular attractions like the Green Market Square. It is also located close to the popular Company’s Garden while the hotel is just a short 15-minute walk to the famous V&A Waterfront and located close to the popular Cape Town International Convention Centre which is just 1 km from the hotel.

The hotel provides wonderful touches such as the rooftop Pink Flamingo Outdoor Cinema which host film premieres every Monday in the hotel.

The elegant rooms of the hotel provide amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a private bathroom.

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Where to stay in Cape Town?

Cape Town is a port city on the southwestern coast of South Africa that is home to natural and architectural wonders including the Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach, to name just a few. Some of the best neighborhoods in Cape Town are:

Bo-Kaap
Bo-Kaap is among the oldest neighborhoods of the port city and is famous for its rows of flat-roofed buildings. The neighborhood is the home to a wide numbers of tourist hotspots including centuries-old mosques, museum, restaurants, hotels, and guest houses. It also has a shopping mall.

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is among the most popular neighborhoods of Cape Town. The area is home to shopping malls, food market, watershed, design and souvenir stores that offer a wide array of crafts, fashion, and local design. The area also boasts of an aquarium, high-end apartments, and other cultural attractions.

Camps Bay
Camps Bay is a suburban neighborhood in the city that is renowned for its upmarket mansions and palm-tree lined beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The area is home to a wide range of hotels, shops, restaurants, and sea-side bars that transform into nightclubs at the breaking of dusk.

Hout Bay
Hout Bay is a neighborhood with natural beauty, heritage, and unique location that give the area the charm and spectacular views. The area is also home to Mariner’s Wharf, Bay Harbour Market, Chapman’s Peak, among other tourist attractions. The neighborhood is replete with curio shops, seafood restaurants where local goods, food, and live music can be found under one place.

Gardens
Gardens is a suburban neighborhood that offers a plenty of art galleries, shops, pubs, and restaurants. The neighborhood is home to the Labia Theatre that is located on Orange Street.

How much does it cost to stay in a Cape Town hotel?

For a 3-star hotel in Cape Town you pay $85 per night on average. If you're looking for a 4-star hotel then you would need to spend around $120 per night, or if you're after a luxury 5-star hotel then you would have to spend approximately $250 per night.

Which Cape Town hotels offer great views?

If you're looking for hotels with great views of Cape Town, then try the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape View Clifton Hotel or the One&Only Hotel. All those hotels have excellent customer review ratings for their amazing views.

Which Cape Town hotels serve a great breakfast?

Looking for a hotel that offer a good start to the day? Try the Cape Heritage Hotel, it has some excellent customer review ratings for their breakfast buffet. Hostel The Backpack also offers nice breakfast.

Which Cape Town hotel has the best rooftop bar?

If you're looking for a hotel with an excellent rooftop bar, then try Hotel The Grand Daddy Airstream Trailer Park. It's also a very funky place to stay.
About Cape Town

Cape Town is a coastal city in South Africa and also the capital city of the Western Province. Cape Town is also the primate city of the Western Cape Province. The city is the seat of the Parliament of South Africa which makes it the legislative capital of the country. Cape Town is famous worldwide for its elegant designs, natural setting and its harbor which makes it one of the most visited places in the world. The city also has beautiful and scenic landmarks that include the famous Table Mountain and Cape Point.

Cape Town is one of the most multicultural cities in the world which shows that the city is a major migration destination in the continent of Africa. Further reflections of the attractiveness of the city are the city being named the World Design Capital for 2014 as well as named the best place to visit by both The New York Times and The Daily Telegraph, also in 2014.
Cape Town is a popular international tourist destination in Africa due to its favorable mild climates, well-developed infrastructures, and natural setting. Notable features such as Table Mountain also make the city well-known throughout the world.

If you like our list of best places to stay in Cape Town, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Marrakech or the best hotels in Fez.

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