Towering over the V&A Waterfront, The Silo is an extraordinary new hotel in Cape Town. With a steel outlook, The Silo is a quintessentially South African experience, accentuated with elevated luxury.
The hotel occupies six floors above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), a modern art museum to rival the best around the globe. Offering views of Robben Island, Devil’s Peak, the glittering ocean and beyond, the 28 rooms are colourfully eclectic against an industrial backdrop complete with modern conveniences. There is also a one bedroom penthouse of 211m2 overlooking the famed Table Mountain for those who want to luxuriate atop beautiful Cape Town.
The Silo is surrounded by galleries, restaurants, shopping, bars, clubs, and cafés, providing an array of activities ranging from team sports to gourmet indulgence. guests should also immerse in the city’s impressive art and culture scene, visiting private art galleries and famous theatres.
The Silo Information
- Location & Getting There
The Silo is situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, a city surrounded by dramatic mountains and sandy beaches. Cape Town International Airport is a 30-minute drive.
The Silo will have 28 guestrooms, including a spectacular penthouse. In the tradition of the Royal Portfolio hotels, each space will be individually designed and tastefully decorated by South African style icon, Liz Biden. Colourful and eclectic pieces will juxtapose the modern, industrial architecture, combining contemporary style with polished refinement.
The 9 room categories are differentiated by size and view. Soaring ceilings and pillowed window bays showcase the extraordinary natural beauty of Cape Town from 18-foot windows offering stunning panoramas of Robben Island, Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, and the glittering ocean beyond.
Surrounded by galleries, restaurants, cafés, bars, and clubs – and of course the best shopping in Africa – guests at The Silo will be amazed by the choice of activities and entertainment every day. The V&A Waterfront offers a spectacular setting to explore Cape Town, and below the hotel, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), will house one of the world’s most incredible assemblies of modern art, rivalling the collections of London, New York, and Madrid.
Follow the lead of the locals and take advantage of the city’s abundant and spectacular outdoor space. Go for a hike. Explore town on two wheels. Learn how to surf. Or try a tandem paraglide off of Lion’s Head. From bright colours to bathing chalets, Afro-chic décor to innovative art, The Silo provides the perfect spot to enjoy a rich cultural experience in the heart of Cape Town.
The Silo welcomes guests of all ages.