The Best Hotels in Cape Town

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Cape Town for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.9 in 355 reviews

This ocean-front hotel overlooks the Twelve Apostles mountain range and provides free transfers to Camps Bay and V&A… See more

This ocean-front hotel overlooks the Twelve Apostles mountain range and provides free transfers to Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront. It features the award winning Sanctuary Spa with rock pools.

Guests are welcomed with a complimentary drink and can relax in one of the spacious rooms of the Twelve Apostles Hotel. Each room is decorated with gentle colours and comes with modern facilities, such as DVD player and movie library access.

With a panoramic outdoor location, the Azure Restaurant serves fine indigenous and international cuisine prepared with the best organic ingredients. The restaurant makes use of its home-grown wild vegetation to create desserts.

Set among mountains on one side and the Ocean on the other, Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is a getaway to explore the Table Mountain National Park. Free private parking is available on site.

Rooms from $371

POD Camps Bay

Rated 9.5 in 307 reviews

Located 50 metres from the famous Camps Bay beachfront, POD Camps Bay offers a 5-star boutique hotel accommodation near… See more

Located 50 metres from the famous Camps Bay beachfront, POD Camps Bay offers a 5-star boutique hotel accommodation near trendy restaurants and bars.

All air-conditioned rooms are spacious and fitted with deluxe bedding. In-room media includes iPod docking station, satellite TV, Netflix and most rooms a DVD player.

The hotel provides breakfast made from fresh local ingredients. The on-site bar serves Cape wines as well as a variety of cocktails. POD Camps Bay has a 24-hour front desk and services including guest laundry and dry cleaning service.

Attractions on Table Mountain is 2.6 km away from the property.

Rooms from $263

Gorgeous George by Design Hotels ™

Rated 9.1 in 357 reviews

Set in Cape Town, 2.6 km from Robben Island Ferry, Gorgeous George by Design Hotels ™ offers accommodation with a… See more

Set in Cape Town, 2.6 km from Robben Island Ferry, Gorgeous George by Design Hotels ™ offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service and organising tours for guests.

A à la carte breakfast is available every morning at the hotel.

The area is popular for hiking, and bike hire is available at Gorgeous George by Design Hotels ™.

V&A Waterfront is 3.9 km from the accommodation, while CTICC is 1.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 19 km from Gorgeous George by Design Hotels ™.

Rooms from $185

The Marly Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 551 reviews

With the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range as a majestic backdrop, The Marly Boutique Hotel boasts panoramic views of Camps… See more

With the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range as a majestic backdrop, The Marly Boutique Hotel boasts panoramic views of Camps Bay Beach and the ocean. It features stylish suites and a pool-terrace bar.

Each of the spacious suites offer uninterrupted sea or mountain views. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, DVD and CD player and an Illy coffee machine. The modern bathrooms are fitted with a large bath and rain shower. The Deluxe and Superior Suites boast an additional outdoor shower on the balcony.

Guests can dine at the seaside Surf Shack Diner. The Marly Boutique Hotel also has a trendy private terrace bar, decorated with ocean-reflecting mirrors and sofas. The hotel has a 24-hour room service.

For relaxation, guests can take a refreshing dip in the pool or take a stroll along Camps Bay Beach. There are 2 day spas and a hair salon located in the hotel complex. The Promenade Mall offers shops and a variety of cafes and restaurants.

Other facilities offered include a 24-hour front desk, meeting and conference facilities, dry cleaning and an ironing service.

Table Mountain is 4.6 km from Marly and the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive can be reached within 20 minutes by car. Airport and Shuttle services can be arranged for a fee.

Rooms from $288

Labotessa Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.8 in 126 reviews

Labotessa Boutique Hotel provides rooms with air conditioning in Cape Town. In a prime location in the City Bowl… See more

Labotessa Boutique Hotel provides rooms with air conditioning in Cape Town. In a prime location in the City Bowl district, this hotel is situated 3.6 km from V&A Waterfront. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free WiFi

Each of the spacious suites are fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower, while certain rooms have a kitchen. At Labotessa Boutique Hotel, every room includes a seating area.

All suites boast direct elevator access, while the 3-bedroom penthouse offers a private splash pool, two lounge areas and two terraces with mountain views.

CTICC is within 2 km of the accommodation, while Table Mountain is 6 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 19 km from the property.

Rooms from $370

South Beach Camps Bay Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 814 reviews

Located 50 metres from the Beach and the vibrant Promenade which boasts an array of restaurants and bars, South Beach… See more

Located 50 metres from the Beach and the vibrant Promenade which boasts an array of restaurants and bars, South Beach Camps Bay offers self-catering accommodation in Camps Bay.

The stylish and sea facing suites are decorated in contemporary décor. Each is equipped with a kitchen and a bathroom. The refrigerator is stocked daily with a range of breakfast items. Each unit includes a flat-screen satellite TV, a blu-ray player, a bluetooth sound bar and headphones.

Guests have a choice of 2 pools, one of them is heated, with sundecks and a bar. There is also a fully equipped in-house fitness centre. The property has its own borehole water. Table Mountain is within 5 km, the V&A Waterfront is 9 km away and the Cape Town International Airport can be reached within 27 km.

Free high-speed WiFi is available in all rooms and common areas. An airport shuttle can be arranged at a charge.

Rooms from $163

O' Two Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 796 reviews

Located in Cape Town, 200 metres from Mouille Point Beach, O' Two Hotel provides accommodation with free bikes, free… See more

Located in Cape Town, 200 metres from Mouille Point Beach, O' Two Hotel provides accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Among the facilities at this property are room service and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Extra facilities include a 24-hour front desk, meeting rooms, a tour desk and ironing service.

Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, bathrobes and a wardrobe. Each room comes with a safety deposit box, while certain rooms include a patio and others also offer garden views. At the hotel rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

A à la carte breakfast is available daily at O' Two Hotel.

The accommodation offers a terrace.

Three Anchor Bay Beach is 800 metres from O' Two Hotel, while Rocklands Beach is 1.3 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International, 23 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $237

The Table Bay Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 2528 reviews

The Table Bay Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel situated at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. It boasts beautiful views of… See more

The Table Bay Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel situated at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. It boasts beautiful views of the working harbor, Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. It features a pool and a spa.

Each air-conditioned room comes equipped with a minibar, flat-screen satellite TV and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The private bathroom includes a bath and shower with free toiletries.

Enjoy locally inspired and sourced gourmet meals at the Camissa brasserie. The Atlantic Grill serves daily breakfast and high tea is available in the afternoon.

The Camelot Spa offers a number of spa treatments, holistic care, laser therapy and a gym.

Free WiFi is available in the hotel rooms. The Cape Town International Airport is a 30-minute drive from the property.

Rooms from $280

Vineyard Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1376 reviews

Situated on the banks of the Liesbeek River in Newlands, Vineyard Hotel offers rooms with garden or Table Mountain… See more

Situated on the banks of the Liesbeek River in Newlands, Vineyard Hotel offers rooms with garden or Table Mountain views. It features a pool and is a 10-minute drive to the centre of Cape Town.

Vineyard Hotel is decorated with artworks by leading South African artists. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar, and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms have a private balcony or patio.

Guests can savour award-winning gourmet dishes at Vineyard Hotel’s restaurants. Square Restaurant features a magnificent glass roof.

Guests can get a variety of health and beauty treatments at Angsana Spa, which also offers traditional handicrafts, home furnishings, and unique gifts. Vineyard Hotel’s state-of-the-art Health and Fitness Centre features a well-equipped gym and an indoor pool. Wine tasting is available every Monday evening.

Vineyard Hotel is a 10-minute drive from the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the CTICC. A shuttle service is provided within a 1.5-km radius from the hotel, which includes Cavendish Shopping Centre and Newlands Stadium. Free private parking is available on site.

Rooms from $156

Boasting 2 solar heated infinity pools, the 5-star Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel is conveniently located nearby… See more

Boasting 2 solar heated infinity pools, the 5-star Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel is conveniently located nearby to beaches, restaurants and local tourist attractions. It offers a fitness centre, massage and steam rooms and an in-house luxury car service.

Luxurious, air-conditioned rooms and suites at Atlanticview feature a furnished terrace with views of the sea or mountains. Each is complete with satellite flat-screen TV, a minibar, and a private bathroom with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. Free WiFi is available throughout.

Guests of the Cape Town Boutique Hotel can enjoy complimentary welcome refreshments, breakfasts and an excellent selection of wines and home made canapés every evening at sunset.

There are hiking trails just behind the hotel and guests enjoy running or biking along the beach. Atlanticview is located in the fashionable suburb of Camps Bay, right next to a nature reserve at the foot of Table Mountain. Cape Town International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Rooms from $226

Ocean View House

Rated 9.1 in 715 reviews

Boasting magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean, this deluxe 4-star guest house provides its guests with outstanding… See more

Boasting magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean, this deluxe 4-star guest house provides its guests with outstanding service in a peaceful and affluent setting. Free WiFi is available.

The property offers scenic sea, garden and mountain views from most rooms. Each room is complete with contemporary finishes, and modern bathroom most of which have a double basin. The self-catering apartments offer kitchen facilities.

Enjoy breakfast by the dining area overlooking the pool and ocean. Most rooms feature either a private terrace or balcony, ideal to enjoy a drink from the bar on or read the latest newspaper.

Ocean View House is a family-run establishment only a short drive from Cape Town’s City Bowl. Marvel, in the evening, at the sunsets from the pool deck or explore the extensive park grounds.

Rooms from $128

Living Hotel Lion's Eye

Rated 9.0 in 464 reviews

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and 180-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the chic and stylish Living Hotel Lion's… See more

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and 180-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the chic and stylish Living Hotel Lion's Eye is set in Camps Bay with a backdrop of the majestic 12 Apostles mountain range.

At Living Hotel Lion's Eye, the elegant suites are situated across four levels and connected by a free-floating staircase and has access directly from the basement and private garage area by lift. The air-conditioned suites are furnished in contemporary décor and come fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe and minibar. Each suite has a modern bathroom.

There is a shared kitchen and dining area available for guests to use, and a 3-course dinner including a bottle of wine can be arranged at a surcharge. A number of restaurants can be found a 5-minute drive away and nearby attractions include Table Mountain and Camps Bay Beach.

Free WiFi is available. The Cape Town International Airport is within 27 km from Living Hotel Lion's Eye.

Rooms from $166

The Tree House Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 215 reviews

Set in the suburb of Green Point in Cape Town, The Tree House Boutique Hotel features a terrace with outdoor pool and a… See more

Set in the suburb of Green Point in Cape Town, The Tree House Boutique Hotel features a terrace with outdoor pool and a spa. The famous V&A Waterfront is less than 2 km away.

The stylishly decorated rooms at The Tree House Boutique Hotel feature air conditioning, a seating area and a flat-screen satellite TV. Tea-and-coffee making facilities are available.

Breakfast is served a la carte every morning and there are several restaurants located along Green Point's Main Road.

Guests can opt in for a relaxing massage or body treatment at the hotel's Zest Spa.

The Tree House Boutique Hotel features free WiFi and parking. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.

Cape Town Stadium is a 15-minute walk and Cape Town's city centre is 2 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 22 km from the property.

Rooms from $179

Overlooking Cape Town's famous Robben Island and the Atlantic Ocean, the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront offers luxurious… See more

Overlooking Cape Town's famous Robben Island and the Atlantic Ocean, the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront offers luxurious accommodation with free wireless internet access and a private marina. Free Wifi is available throughout the property.

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is close to Cape Town's main tourist attractions and beaches and within walking distance of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Choose from a variety of contemporary accommodation to suit your needs. The warm and elegant guest rooms enjoy breathtaking views of Table Mountain or the ocean.

Relax on the picturesque terrace or rejuvenate at the spa's indoor vitality pool and state-of-the-art gym. Energize with a wide range of water sports, hiking or paragliding.

Radisson's restaurant is just steps from the sea, providing a spectacular setting for lunch, dinner a cocktail or simply enjoying an African sunset.

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport. It is also 10 minutes from the central business district and Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Rooms from $275

Pineapple House Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 231 reviews

Located in Cape Town, 500 metres from Broken Bath Beach, Pineapple House Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with an… See more

Located in Cape Town, 500 metres from Broken Bath Beach, Pineapple House Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking and a shared lounge. The property is around 500 metres from Milton Beach, less than 1 km from Sunset Beach and 4.4 km from V&A Waterfront. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. All rooms have a coffee machine, while selected rooms have a patio and others also offer pool views. At Pineapple House Boutique Hotel each room includes bed linen and towels.

A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.

Robben Island Ferry is 5.2 km from Pineapple House Boutique Hotel, while Table Mountain is 8.7 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 23 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $124

Queen Victoria Hotel by NEWMARK

Rated 9.1 in 396 reviews

Set in a renovated dock building with Table Mountain as background, Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House offers… See more

Set in a renovated dock building with Table Mountain as background, Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House offers world-class accommodation overlooking the V&A Waterfront.

Crystal chandeliers, white marbles and a dramatic spiral staircase create the hotel’s opulent interiors. Facilities include a state-of-the art gym with personal trainer, and a designer spa with hot tub and pool.

Rooms are individually decorated and come with padded headboards, concealed lighting and velvet ottomans. They are all fitted with luxury Egyptian cotton sheets and deluxe bathrooms with bathtubs.

Breakfast is served outdoor and matched by views across Cape Town’s harbour from Portswood Rd. Professional child care and secretarial services are available at the Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House. On-site parking is free.

Rooms from $345

Nestled on a lush garden estate in the heart of the city, this luxurious hotel is an icon of Cape Town and committed to… See more

Nestled on a lush garden estate in the heart of the city, this luxurious hotel is an icon of Cape Town and committed to excellent 5-star quality and service.

Just a stone’s throw from Company Gardens, the Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is a tranquil oasis in the bustling city centre. Enjoy the hotel’s famous afternoon tea on the terrace or have a swim in one of the pools. Extensive wellness facilities, including a tennis court, ensure a truly memorable stay.

Each of the Mount Nelson's accommodation wings has its own character, with private gardens and facilities. Order in room service and take in the elegance of your room. Marble bathrooms and specially designed furniture make each unit an exclusive retreat after a long day.

Explore the city’s highlights, including Table Mountain and Robben Island. The multilingual concierge staff is happy to take care of your requests.

Rooms from $654

Cape Heritage Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 404 reviews

Right in the heart of Cape Town, this award-winning boutique hotel is situated in the elegant Heritage Square. It… See more

Right in the heart of Cape Town, this award-winning boutique hotel is situated in the elegant Heritage Square. It features a roof-top jacuzzi pool and chic rooms decorated combining European and African elements.

Each room at Cape Heritage Hotel has its own character and atmosphere. They all come with extra-long beds and a pillow menu. Some rooms have teak ceilings or spacious living areas, others include luxury bathrooms.

Opening out on to the historic Heritage Square, the hotel provides dining opportunities in some of the best restaurants in town. Breakfast is served in house and is prepared with inventive pastries and organic smoothies.

Cape Heritage offers easy access to the city's vibrant street life and business area. Nearby attractions include Signal Hill, Company Gardens and the notorious V&A Waterfront, all within a 10-minute walk away. Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is 1 km away.

Rooms from $115

President Hotel

Rated 8.4 in 5143 reviews

Featuring an infinity pool, President Hotel has a terrace bar with panoramic views of Lion’s Head Mountain and the… See more

Featuring an infinity pool, President Hotel has a terrace bar with panoramic views of Lion’s Head Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. A 3-minute walk from Queen’s Beach, it serves a full English breakfast.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned and contemporary in style. All rooms have a flat screen TV, semi self catering kitchenettes with tea/coffee making facilities, bar fridge and a microwave.

The Island Restaurant offers a buffet and a la carte menu options, in a casual setting. The Senate Bar offers cocktails and other drinks.

Hop-on, hop-off bus tickets can be bought at the travel desk and there is a stop right outside the hotel.

The President Hotel is 6 km away from Cape Town Stadium and the shops and attractions of the V&A waterfront. Cape Town International Airport is around 30 minutes’ drive away.

Rooms from $68

Harpers House

Rated 9.3 in 358 reviews

Situated in trendy Green Point in Cape Town, Harpers House is a renovated Victorian home from 1892 with original… See more

Situated in trendy Green Point in Cape Town, Harpers House is a renovated Victorian home from 1892 with original features, such as high Victorian pressed ceilings and decorative, antique fireplaces. The V&A Waterfront is within 15 minutes' walk.

Rooms at Harpers House combine contemporary design with Victorian heritage and African touches. Each offers a coffee machine, free WiFi and complimentary water in the minibar.

Restaurants and cafes are located along Green Point's Main Road, just a short stroll away and there is also a supermarket.

Green Point Stadium is located across the road and Cape Town's city centre is only 2 km away.

Rooms from $113