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Cape Grace Hotel - Cape Town, South Africa
Located on the waterfront with its own quay, Cape Grace Hotel is an exclusive hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Rumour has it that the Clintons and Obamas are fans of this property due to the secure location and distance from the V&A Waterfront restaurants. It’s also very good for families who are made to feel welcome from the get-go thanks to scheduled kids' activities, spa treatments for children, and even specially-sized dressing gowns for little ones.
Located on its own quay on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Grace in South Africa is surrounded on three sides by water. Renowned for its elegant building, impeccable service and exquisite cuisine, this hotel is one of Cape Town’s finest.
There are 120 uniquely designed guestrooms and suites with views over Table Mountain, the marina and the bustling working harbour. With a nod to the city’s marine heritage, the rooms feature Cape Dutch antiques, rich textiles, ship manifests, and local artworks, along with marble en suites and private balconies.
Signal Restaurant serves innovative Cape cuisine with an extensive local and international wine list, while Bascule Whisky, Wine and Cocktail bar are perfect for a nightcap. In fine colonial tradition, afternoon tea in the library is a must.
The cultural, natural and historical delights of Cape Town are close to Cape Grace, but leave time for a dip in the pool and massage at the spa while gazing at Table Mountain.
Location & Getting There
Cape Grace is set on its own private quay on Cape Town’s vibrant Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, with the yacht marina on the one side, the working harbour on the other, and Table Mountain as a backdrop.
There are 120 luxury rooms and suites, each with its own unique décor which marries modern style with traditional Cape culture using hand painted fabrics and custom made metal, glass and leather items. The en suite bathrooms are finished in elegant marble and boast luxurious Charlotte Rhys toiletries spacious vanities and separate baths and showers.
Guests can stroll the V&A Waterfront; visit Robben Island and Table Mountain; head to the winelands for wine tours; go on mountain walks; and visit restaurants and bars.
The best months in Cape Town are from September to April when it is hot, sunny and dry. May to August tend to have greater rainfall and lower temperatures. At the hotel you can relax on the attractive terrace beside the 15-metre outdoor heated swimming pool, or keep fit at the rooftop fitness studio. Book a pampering session at the spa, which is themed around exotic spices and African tradition.
Children are welcome at Cape Cadogan. Babysitters can be arranged on request and there's a special children’s turndown with gingerbread and African stories.