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“This hotel is a magnet for lovers of contemporary art and design. With the exterior designed by London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick and interiors by Liz Biden, expect an eclectic mix of furniture, Egyptian chandeliers, shimmering Persian carpets and bold colours. Outside, the pillowed glass windows send shards of light above the harbour. Facilities include a rooftop pool, bar, library, spa and direct access to the MOCAA.”
Located in a historic grain silo above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), The Silo is a luxury hotel on Cape Town’s iconic Waterfront. With the exterior designed by London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick and interiors by Liz Biden, this Royal Portfolio property offers an extraordinary stay.
There are 28 guestrooms and suites across six room categories, each with a remarkable, jewel-like window providing views over the harbour, city, or Table Mountain. The rooms are decorated with an eclectic collection of fabrics and furniture, contemporary artworks and artefacts, and each has a balcony and en suite with views from the bathtub.
The Willaston Bar occupies the sixth floor along with the Granary Café, which serves contemporary à la carte meals, afternoon teas and Sunday roasts. There’s also a café and bar next to the rooftop pool, and an indulgent spa.
The hotel is a magnet for lovers of contemporary art and design, and a visit to MOCAA and the hotel’s private gallery are a must.