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10 Best Hotels in Cape Town

The Bay Hotel
4.5 out of 5
69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$158 per night
5.39 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (282 reviews)
Highly Recommend

"The hotel was overall great and in a wonderful location. Would highly recommend it!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

The Bay Hotel
The Table Bay Hotel
5 out of 5
Quay 6 Victoria & Alfred, Cape Town, Western Cape
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2.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (475 reviews)

"Good all round hotel. Best position for VA waterfront."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

The Table Bay Hotel
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
5 out of 5
76 Orange Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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1.49 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (279 reviews)

"Heated pool is actually very warm. Breakfast was amazing. The options and the quality. Enjoyed my balcony view. Some upgraded to the cottages which were very amazing."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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One&Only Cape Town
5 out of 5
Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
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1.67 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (287 reviews)
Our best hotel experience

"Simply the best hotel experience we've ever enjoyed (and we've enjoyed a lot). Everything from when you pull-up, check-in, breakfast (seriously - best hotel breakfast we've enjoyed) and the service and amenities throughout the stay. Kids club is superb, pool is superb, food is superb, location is ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

One&Only Cape Town
The Onyx Apartment Hotel
4 out of 5
57 Heerengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$79 per night
0.63 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (166 reviews)

"Spacious, clean apartment Friendly staff Good location near to V&A Waterfront Amazing breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

The Onyx Apartment Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
4 out of 5
31 Brickfield Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$83 per night
3.44 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (290 reviews)

"Good location near my sister. Modern, new and clean."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Cape Town
4 out of 5
22 Riebeek Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$93 per night
0.33 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (122 reviews)

"clean, modern, and location great. pricey without breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Cape Town
Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
3 out of 5
Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$111 per night
1.81 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (572 reviews)
Great start to our SA tour.

"Excellent position close to Water Front. Staff friendly and helpful. The evening meal we tried was not so good, much better available outside. The Waterfront is great place for food, entertainment and shopping. We also had a great view of Table Mountain from our window."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
4 out of 5
Corner of Burg & Wale Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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0.46 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (605 reviews)
Great location walking distance to everything

"Great location we could walk to long street that had all the bars and restaurants. Also the rooftop bars were close and walking distance as well. There are a lot of homeless people around. But I found that’s in every downtown area and was in the same in Johannesburg. They do not bother you and at ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2019

Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
Hippo Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
5-9 Park Road, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is AU$55 per night
1.36 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (343 reviews)

"A very good hotel surrounded by shops and restaurants, not far from Table Mountain."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Cape Town

Travelers to Cape Town give high marks for the magnificent mountain views, local tours, and seaside. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, wineries, and seafood restaurants. Top sights in the city include Table Mountain, Greenmarket Square, and Castle of Good Hope.

  • There are 1908 hotels and other accommodations in Cape Town
  • The closest major airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) 16.9 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cape Town

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include South African National Gallery, Africa Centre, and Koopmans-de Wet House. The city is notable for landmarks like Table Mountain, Greenmarket Square, and Castle of Good Hope. The mountain views, seaside, and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty, and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Boulders Beach, and Cape of Good Hope are worth a visit.

In Cape Town, there are 1908 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • La Cabrière Country House - This 4-star guesthouse features 2 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and location.
  • Holden Manz Country House - With a stay at this 5-star country house, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.
  • Underberg House - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star guesthouse in Cape Town City Centre can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet location.

Other favorite sights in Cape Town include Cape Town International Convention Centre, Two Oceans Aquarium, and Cape Town Stadium.

Getting Around Cape Town

With so many ways to get around, seeing Cape Town is easy. You can take advantage of metro transit at Esplanade Station, Woodstock Station, and Salt River Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Cape Town Station or Cape Town Bellville Station.

Dressing for Cape Town

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 56°F
  • From April to June, the average is 75°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 68°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 50°F as the nighttime average
  • Cape Town gets about 0.79 inches of rain per year
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 46°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cape Town?
Residence William French is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Blackheath Lodge and Majeka House as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cape Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Cape Town.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cape Town?
Based on reviews, Hilton Cape Town City Centre is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include The Portswood V&A Waterfront and Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cape Town?
Rockwell All Suite Hotel & Apartments is a top 4-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 4 restaurants. Other good options for your stay with the children include Rouge on Rose Boutique Hotel and The Spier Hotel. Also, attractions such as Two Oceans Aquarium and Cape Town Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Cape Town?
Darling Villa is a favourite 3-star villa for couples, and features private pools and private patios. Other good options for a romantic stay include The Tree House Boutique Hotel and Villa Zest Boutique Hotel.
What's the best LGBTQ-friendly hotel in Cape Town?
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a top 5-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Ellerman House is another good option for your stay.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Cape Town?
Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Cape Town?
Chapmans Peak Hotel is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices for your beach trip include Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Cape Castle and Villa Zest Boutique Hotel. Head to Boulders Beach or Camps Bay Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Cape Town?
Alphen Boutique Hotel is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 3 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Sugar Hotel and Hilton Cape Town City Centre are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Cape Town?
Alphen Boutique Hotel is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 restaurants and 3 bars. Villa Zest Boutique Hotel and Cape Diem Lodge are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best golf hotel in Cape Town?
22 On Rose is a 3-star B&B featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good choice is Sugar Hotel if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. You can tee off at De Zalze Golf Club, Erinvale Golf Club or Royal Cape Golf Club while you’re in town.
What are some accommodations with pools in Cape Town?
Molo Lolo Lodge is a popular 4-star guesthouse featuring an outdoor pool, free breakfast and a restaurant. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Chapmans Peak Hotel and Cape Diem Lodge.

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