Cape Town attracts a large number of tourists because of its cosmopolitan atmosphere, beautiful beaches and attractive views of the famous Table Mountain. There are many trendy and affordable places to eat and stay in Cape Town, ranging from the stylish hotels located in city center to mansion houses that are located out of town. Following are the 11 coolest places to stay in Cape Town that will help tourists figure out where to stay in Cape Town.
1. Cape Grace
Cape Grace is an award-winning hotel, located on its own private harbor on Cape Town’s exciting Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Cape Grace has 121 rooms all with views of the V&A harbor, and Cape Town’s best boutique and markets. This luxurious hotel provides many facilities including a pool, spa and a whiskey bar. The guests are allowed to use the hotel’s luxury yacht in marina with Table Mountain surroundings. The beautifully decorated rooms give the fantastic views of the marina and Table Mountain. This hotel has been honored by being featured in the Gold List 2011.
2. Mandela Rhodes Place
Mandela Rhodes Place is an old school attraction. Here, hospitality meets modern services and facilities. This luxury hotel is exquisitely decorated, and it contains all elements that make for a fabulous stay. The facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, wireless internet, concealed parking zone and a 24 hour caretaker. It also has a big and spacious business center for meetings and conferences. The place provides optional breakfast service and conveyance from airport and city for transferring their guests. The other facilities consist of housekeeping and laundry. They also arrange day tours within the city.
3. Tafelberg Inn
Tafelberg Inn is located at the top of the slopes of Table Mountain with striking views of the City and Table Bay while adjoining Table Mountain National Park. It has a beautiful lounge and dining room that open up to a beautiful garden and solar heated swimming pool. Tafelberg Inn provides comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms, private balconies, satellite television and complimentary WIFI access.
4. The Camps Bay Guesthouse
The camp bays guesthouse provides private self-catering and standalone luxury accommodation set in the grounds of the owners’ Camps Bay Villa. It is an extravagant private and secure guesthouse that provides onsite gated parking, full kitchen, living and dining room with special underfloor surface for heating. The guesthouse offers various facilities like widescreen LCD televisions with stereo system, and hi-speed WIFI Internet. The guesthouse has gorgeous interior decoration and luxury accessories are used such as porcelain tiles in bathrooms. The garden area opens into the grounds with access to the Villa swimming pool.
5. Cape Coast Views
Cape Coast Views is an ecofriendly guest house located in the trendy Green Point. It is situated in the center of the most attractions and is within walking distance to shops, bars, cafes and taxi stops. The hotel has beautiful interior and many facilities such as secure parking place, solar heated swimming pool, free access to Wi-Fi and many more. Cape Coast Views also offers continental breakfast, a bar fridge and your own coffee/tea making material and equipment.
6. Villa Sunshine Guesthouse
The Villa Sunshine guesthouse is a classic Mediterranean Villa which is ideally situated along the prestigious Atlantic Seaboard at Bantry Bay. It is close to several of Cape Town’s most admired tourist attractions as it is within walking distance of restaurants and shops to meet all your needs. They have a comfortable environment and friendly staff that provides its guests with a very amiable stay.
7. Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers is the most relaxed and comfortable hotel in the heart of Cape Town at green point. You can enjoy the hospitality and look forward to the friendly staff here. It is also one of the cheap hotels in Cape Town. The hotel offers breakfast, which is very good quality and quite hearty. The Atlantic Point Backpackers brings a new dimension to your expectations of hospitality, adventure and travel. They provide all basic facilities with free cable TV and Wi-Fi included.
8. Cape Town Backpackers
Cape Town Backpackers is another famous and popular hotel that also has budget prices for accommodation. It has been popularized by a newspaper considering it as the best “spotless and stylish” place to stay in Cape Town. It is located near Park Road making all renowned delicious restaurants, busy cafés and chic drinking spots easily accessible from it. The staff here is friendly and the place is very clean and hygienic. It also provides opportunities for fun through regular theme nights in the funky bar. They have options for all people who want to save money and for those who want to enjoy luxury in their tour. They have halls of residence as well as suites with Table Mountain views from the windows.
9. Carnival Court Backpackers
Carnival Court Backpackers have dorms and private rooms for tourists at reasonable prices. The hostel is very clean and the staff is friendly. There is a bar where you can enjoy special drinks. It also has a beautiful balcony to hang out and enjoy views of the beautiful city.
10. The Ritz Hotel
The Ritz Hotel is located on the main roads of Sea Point. The best thing about this hotel is the restaurant on the top floor of the hotel. It is amongst one of the best restaurants in Cape Town, which serves good food with soft live background piano. It has a separate bar and smoking room one floor below the restaurant. The restaurant is open for all visitors and not only for the guests of the hotel.
11. De Waterkant Village
De Waterkant is one of the coolest place to stay and eat in Cape Town. It is often compared with Greenwich Village. It has stunning interior decorated with arty, fascinating and antiquated accessories and is a truly special place. This place has the advantage of gorgeous al fresco restaurants, sidewalk cafés and bars. It also has a display of some boutiques.