The recently refashioned Cape Grace boutique hotel delivers all the creature comforts you would expect from world class luxury accommodation in Cape Town and lots of little extras too. Backed by the iconic Table Mountain, and surrounded on three sides by the busy working harbour, The Cape Grace epitomizes style and sophistication in an atmosphere alive with genuine warmth and hospitality.
All of the 120 guest rooms and suites have views of the V&A harbour or yacht marina with a Table Mountain backdrop. The Cape Grace is centrally located with quick and easy access to the airport, city centre and other popular tourist destinations. The hotel also has one of the Cape’s best-known restaurants, The Signal Restaurant, which is within the Hotel, and serves food with a distinctively South African flavour.
"Spirit of the Cape" is the privately owned luxury yacht available for the exclusive use of Cape Grace guests. She is a 56ft Aicon fly-bridge luxury motor yacht with private access for hotel guests.The yacht holds maximum of 12 guests and two crew members. No children below the age of 5 years can be accommodated for safety reasons.
Accommodation comprises 120 rooms and suites all elegantly styled and generous in size. All rooms have iPod docking stations and in Suites and Penthouses there is an X-Box 360. They all have flat screen, high definition TV, satellite television channels and selected radio stations, a fully stocked private bar and mini-deli as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms are air-conditioned with French windows with views of the yacht marina or the working harbour, fresh flowers and personally selected books can be found in all the guest rooms.
Children of all ages are welcome to come and stay and The Cape Grace prides itself on being very accommodating to families with young ones. They offer a special kiddies turndown, gingerbread decorating and African story time in the evenings is also available.
Facilities at The Cape Grace are fantastic and include a excellent Spa, fitness studio, a lovely heated outdoor swimming pool, private guest library and lounge, wi-fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas, as well as a daily Cape orientation and wine tasting there is also a communication centre with 24-hour internet access.
Staff are always on hand to guide guests through the numerous choices of activity on offer in and around Cape Town, from the lovely beaches to Table Mountain or Robben Island. The hotel has a decadently beautiful motor yacht available exclusively for guests to hire.
The Cape Grace hotel prides itself on the personal service given to guests which includes a complimentary luxury chauffeur transfer service within a 20km/12 mile radius, day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures there is also a 24 hour room service as well as daily Cape Orientation and wine tasting.
When to travel
Cape Town is a year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.
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Location and directions
The Cape Grace is nestled on a private quay between the working harbour of Cape Town’s bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the serenity of an international yacht marina.
How to get there
11-hours 50-minute British Airways flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town International Airport. The Cape Grace is approximately a 35-drive from the airport.