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The Cape Cadogan experience

Cape Cadogan

Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Cadogan is a boutique hotel in a beautiful Cape Dutch property in the heart of the City Bowl area of Cape Town. The hotel has a traditional feel with a contemporary twist. The 15 rooms are decorated with a mixture of modern and antique furniture.

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For stays over Christmas, flights and accommodation in Cape Town get booked up a long time in advance. Book now for Christmas 2019 and benefit from early bird rates and good availability.

At a Glance

  • Superb location right in the heart of the City Bowl area of Cape Town

  • Ask the friendly staff about all the new local restaurants and must see places in the city

  • Enjoy breakfast in the beautiful courtyard

  • Visit Cape Town's main attractions all within easy reach

  • Head up Table Mountain with a bottle of wine for sunset

Culture, Honeymoon

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Try the Eggs Benedict - they were fantastic!

Louisa Ross-Taylor

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Retreat to the secluded courtyard which is an oasis of calm after a busy day in the city.

Camilla Whitworth

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Make the most of the location and get out on foot to explore the surrounding areas of Kloof and Long Street. Great restaurants and bars, quirky galleries and shops, and a safe and relaxed atmosphere.

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Cape Cadogan operates a complimentary waterfront shuttle – three times a day there and back

Anna Hearn

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Enjoy a dip in the splash pool in the courtyard when the weather is warm

Anna Hearn

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An intimate, secluded spot just perfect for honeymooners or older families

Anna Hearn

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Enjoy a drink and a selection of canapés in the lounge before getting your transfer down for dinner at the waterfront.

Sian Frost

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Splash out on the Presidential Suite for a more spacious room with private deck and splash pool

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Use the night porter to escort you home from the Kloof Street restaurants in the evening.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Cape Cadogan or take a look at our itineraries to Cape Town


The Cape Cadogan is an historic boutique hotel dating from the 19th century and nestled in the heart of Cape Town's City Bowl, on the lower slopes of Table Mountain. The house itself holds an important place in the history and evolution of the city and was declared a national monument in 1984.

A beautiful veranda fronts the hotel and billowing white drapes flow around the doorway. Although you are only moments from the central buzz of Cape Town, the hotel is an oasis of calm and provides a relaxing retreat from exploring the city.

There are 15 luxuriously appointed rooms, of which seven are luxury rooms, seven are standard and one is a superior luxury suite. All are en-suite. Each is beautifully yet slightly differently decorated with great views of Cape Town. It is a small, intimate hotel providing an excellent base from which to explore Cape Town’s historical sites, beaches and entertainment as well as some of South Africa’s most renowned vineyards.

The hotel has a wonderful courtyard where there is a small private plunge pool and space to relax, in the winter months a lounge room with fireplace and a library are a more suitable place for relaxing.

Facilities in your room include wireless internet access, flat screen television and DVD player. There are numerous restaurants and bars on nearby Kloof Street and further afield are the Constantia vineyards, Cape Point Nature Reserve and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Complimentary transfers between the hotel and V&A Waterfront are available at certain times of day.


Accommodation comprises 15 luxuriously appointed en-suite bedrooms that are decorated with an eclectic mix of contemporary and antique furniture using dramatic fabrics to maximum effect.

There are seven luxury en-suite bedrooms (with outdoor area/ balcony and lounge), seven standard en-suite bedrooms and a superior luxury suite. All rooms are air-conditioned and have Satellite TV, a DVD Player, Wi-Fi, an electronic safe and a personal bar fridge with tea/coffee making facilities.


There are no specific child care facilities available at Cape Cadogan. Children over the age of 10 are welcome at Cape Cadogan, for families with children under 10, Cap Cadogan's sister hotel, More Quarters offers family friendly two and three bedroom serviced apartments for children of all ages.


The public areas comprise a comfortable lounge with an open fireplace, a garden and pool area, and a library where you can relax and read or research your itinerary from the computer terminal provided for your convenience.


Cape Town’s major attractions are all on the doorstep which include: The city center, V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain cable car and Cape Town International Convention Center and airport (which are all less than 15 minutes away); while Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the international rugby and cricket stadiums at Newlands, the Constantia wine route, a state of the art gym and Cavendish Mall are also on the doorstep. The famous sandy beaches of Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and Hout Bay are all within easy reach too, while more than a dozen golf courses are to be found within half an hour’s drive.

Location & Directions

Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Cadogan is well positioned on Upper Union Street, in the heart of Cape Town, offering you the utmost convenience on your vacation. Just a few steps away from the vibrant Kloof Street, with its roadside cafes, restaurants and stylish bars, you can access most of the city on foot. Furthermore, Table Mountain, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and the beaches of Camps Bay are just a short drive away.

When to go

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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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Cape Cadogan or take a look at our itineraries to Cape Town

The Cape Cadogan experience

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