Cape Town, South Africa’s key city and among most beautiful cities in the world, will be celebrating its new-found status of ‘World Design Capital’ throughout the year 2014. Cape Town has grown in stature and is acknowledged as the foremost cosmopolitan city in the globe. Visiting this one of Africa’s cultural capitals has its own joys. If you are planning a visit to the city sometime in near future, don’t worry about the best accommodations, which naturally is a major concern for most tourists whether visiting for the first time or frequently. The city has plenty of accommodation options available suiting all kinds of budget.
Here are some of the best resorts and boutique hotels that you may consider while vacationing in Cape Town. The prominent among them include Steenberg hotel, Mount Nelson hotel, Cape Grace hotel and Eleman House hotel.
Steenberg continues to make a place for itself among the best hotels in Africa today. The hotel has been great favorites with all those travelers who want to enjoy Cape Town attractions and events without putting up in the city. This popular retreat is only 25 minutes drive away from the city centre. The hotel is also nearby the coastal villages populating False Bay.
The Steenberg hotel is unique in itself. It comprises of three farmhouses – all of which were built in 1682. The hotel welcomes its guests with a pool, integrated gardens and modern amenities. The hotel has two restaurants – Bistro Sixteen82 and Catharina’s – offering fine dining options. The hotel provides value for money with exceptional services being provided to the customers. The estate where this hotel is located boasts of a high-tech, sophisticated winery. Some finest wines such as Steenberg CWG Auction Reserve ‘The Magus ‘ and Steenberg Magna Carta have been produced here.
Mount Nelson hotel
Mount Nelson hotel’s popularity has been enduring ever since it came into being in 1899. The hotel though doesn’t offer a mountain or sea view, but pleases the customers with its convenient location at the city centre while taking you through the beautiful Company Gardens. If you are on a sightseeing tour, staying at this hotel is simply the best thing you can do. The museums in the city are quite accessible from here. The hotel comprises of 201 rooms and is ready to amaze its customers with English colonial décor.
Cape Grace hotel
The Cape Grace, with its fascinating location on the V&A Waterfront, has remained quite a rage with American tourists visiting Cape Town. The luxurious and spacious rooms here provide amazing harbor or mountain views. The hotel is elegantly designed with its ostentatious interiors prominently featuring chandeliers from colonial era hand-painted drapes and artifacts. The Signal Restaurant at the hotel is popular with the locals and tourists alike. The service here is quite impeccable.
Eleman House hotel
Standing on slopes of Signal Hill, the location of Eleman House hotel is all set to mesmerize the visitors here endlessly. This luxury hotel in Cape Town offers stunning sea views all around. The hotel is situated nearby the city center and the beach can also be easily accessed from here. This 11-bedroom hotel is by all accounts quite glamorous and offers good value for money.