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Places to stay in Cape Town

If you are looking for luxury places to stay in Cape Town then we have a wonderful selection for you.

The Villa Zest Boutique Hotel is a Bauhaus-style villa that has been transformed into an eccentrically decorated boutique hotel that cleverly avoids the clichés of the genre. The lobby is lined with a remarkable collection of 60’s and 70’s groovy electronic goods, including radios, phones, Polaroid cameras and eight-track cassette players. The seven guest rooms sport vibrant retro-style furniture and wallpapered walls accentuated with cosy pillows and shag pile rugs. A haven of tranquility centrally located in Cape Town, this luxury accommodation in the Green Point suburb is ideally located to bring you the best that the city has to offer, including palm-lined beaches, a bustling business district, the iconic Table Mountain, and a wide range of up-market restaurants, cafes, bars, and nightclubs that ensure guests a memorable experience.


Located in Newlands, the Vineyard Hotel and Spa was constructed around the 1799 home of Lady Anne Barnard. The rooms of this fantastic hotel are modern in design and are adorned in calm, natural tones. It is surrounded by dense gardens with fabulous views of the iconic Table Mountain. The award-winning two-story accommodation is one of the grandest venues in Cape Town for most any occasion. The new bedrooms are designed by renowned architects Jack Barnett and Revel Fox, and are filled with pieces by leading local artists. The room choices range from single to family suites, both of which face the mountains and courtyard. There are two wonderful restaurants here, ‘the Square’ and ‘Myoga Restaurant’ which both offer exquisite culinary delights. With friendly and hospitable staff, the marvelous Angsana Spa and wonderful gymnasium with pools, this accommodation is excellent for most any traveller.


Taj Cape Town is located in the middle of Cape Town. It is a luxury, 5-star hotel situated across the street from the Parliament House and is a mere ten minute walk to the Cape Town Convention Centre. It offers three restaurants and a gymnasium complete with an indoor swimming pool. Table Mountain is a mere five minute drive away. The rooms and suits are sophisticated in design, with classical features. All rooms here are air-conditioned with verandas, flat-screen television and Wi-Fi. The marble bathroom houses a rain-shower and big bath tub, perfect for a romantic relaxation. The three-story Mint restaurant serves visitors a broad range of various international cuisines. Bombay Brasserie offers Indian specialties, whilst the Twankey Bar offers an excellent seafood and oyster bar, accompanied by local wines. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the sauna, steam room and heated lap pool in the Jiva Grande Spa. There is a big fitness centre here as well, fully equipped with techno machines for a great workout. The Cape Town International Airport is just 20 kilometres away, whilst the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain are just a 10 minute walk from the hotel. The renowned Long Street is just a one minute walk away, giving guests the chance to party until sunrise, with their accommodation conveniently close by.

Ideally situated right on the renowned Long Street, the Urban Chic Boutique Hotel has much to offer its guests. Here, luxury living meets metro-living and relaxation. The rooms are contemporary, each with their own deluxe en-suite bathrooms. This hotel offers a comforting retreat from the vibrant surrounding streets, with spectacular views of the city from the sliding screens. The café downstairs is very relaxed, and offers a variety of treats for guests – including delicious wines.

About Bronwyn Paxton

Article by: Bronwyn Paxton
on November 13, 2022
Filed under  Africa Blog • South Africa 
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