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Cape Grace experience

The Cape Grace

Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Grace is a stylishly decorated hotel with 120 rooms, set on its own private quay within the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The hotel is surrounded on 3 sides by the bustling harbor and is in a fantastic location from which to explore Cape Town.

Limited availability over Christmas

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

  • A real Cape Town landmark in the heart of the harbor

  • Great location on the V&A Waterfront

  • Opulent rooms and service

  • Superb restaurants, including the Signal

  • Wander out of the hotel to many of Cape Town's attractions - all within easy reach

  • Exquisite attention to detail throughout the hotel.

Culture, Family, , Spa & health

Insider's View

The Cape Grace has the largest collection of whiskeys in the southern hemisphere!

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Insider's View

Enjoy a complimentary glass of sherry in the library before dinner

Anna Hearn

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Ask about the tussy mussy – a wonderfully quirky idea!

Anna Hearn

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Children will enjoy having their own special toiletries and robes, created just for them!

Anna Hearn

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Try one of the NeoQi hydrotherapy treatments in the Spa

Louisa Ross-Taylor

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There is a booklet in the room information with the history of the antiques that are displayed in the hotel

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Insider's View

Enjoy the hot spa with sauna and steam room after a full day exploring Cape Town, free to all guests regardless of if you book a treatment!

Meg Shepro

Insider's View

A superb hotel that despite being large, has a very personal feel and the level of service is impeccable. The best aspect is the way they look after children so well.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Have a drink in the whisky bar on the marina side. All the locals come in and it has a wonderful atmosphere.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Try some wine and whiskey tasting in the Bascule bar which literally feels like you are onboard a ship

Scott Dunn team

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to The Cape Grace


The recently refashioned Cape Grace 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 harbor, 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 harbor or yacht marina with a Table Mountain backdrop. The Cape Grace is centrally located with quick and easy access to the airport, city center 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 flavor.

"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 the 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 harbor, fresh flowers and personally selected books can be found in all the guest rooms.

Luxury Room

The 37 Luxury Rooms can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child, under the age of 5, on a toddler bed. The rooms have a reading area and dressing area and a Juliet balcony overlooking the V&A working harbor.

Table Mountain Luxury Room

Each of the 43 Table Mountain Luxury rooms are 45 meter squared. Each has a reading area, dressing area and French doors opening to a Juliet balcony overlooking the yacht marina and Table Mountain. Each room accommodates 2 adults and 1 child under 5 on a toddler bed.

Superior Room

10 superior rooms with a dressing room, spacious living area, french doors opening onto a roomy balcony. Each room accommodates 2 adults and 2 children under 7 on a sofa bed or 1 child under 12 on a sofa bed.

Rooftop Luxury

The 8 Rooftop luxury rooms are located on the 4th floor. With french doors opening onto a breakfast patio. There is a reading area and separate dressing area.

Rooftop Terrace

The 9 rooftop terrace rooms are located on the 4th floor. They all have a spacious living area and reading area and separate dressing room. French doors open to a roomy balcony.

1 Bedroom Suite

There are two 1-bedroom suites both with their own separate lounge and dinning area. They have a large balcony with outdoor dinning area. Each suite can accommodate 2 adults and up to 1 additional child under 12, in an extra single bed.

2-Bedroom Suite

There are six 2-bedroom suites each with separate guest rooms with private entrances. There is a well equipped kitchen and dinning area, large balcony with outdoor dinning. These suites can accommodate 4 adults and up to 1 additional child under 12 in an extra single bed.

3-Bedroom Suite

There are three 3-bedroom suites with private entrances. Each have a well equipped kitchen and dinning area. There is also a large balcony with outdoor dinning space too. These suites can accommodate six adults and up to 2 additional children under 12 on extra single beds.

Penhouse Suite

There are two penthouse suites both located on the fourth floor. Each has their own spacious lounge, outdoor terrace with private jacuzzi and walk in closet. Canapes are served daily at 1800, along with complimentary sherry, port, whisky, congnac and mini bar selection.


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. Children get their own mini robes, bath toys and check in process.


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 center 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 and there is also 24 hour room service, as well as daily Cape Orientation and wine tasting.

Location & Directions

Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Grace is nestled on a private quay between the working harbor of Cape Town’s bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the serenity of an international yacht marina.

When to go

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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