Victoria & Alfred Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Benefit from a fantastic location in the heart of the Waterfront

  • Top quality concierge service, perfect for organising tours and day trips

  • Safe and secure area, feel relaxed walking back from restaurants, even late at night

  • All the facilities you would expect of a top city hotel

  • Soak in the views over the marina and up to Table Mountain from OYO restaurant and bar

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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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Description

The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is set in the heart of Cape Town's Waterfront area, a great base in this fantastic, vibrant city. Taking pride in the quality of accommodation and service, the V&A has a reputation as one of the top Cape Town hotels.

The Victoria & Alfred hotel revels in a superb position on a central dock of the busy Waterfront. The area is full of life with street-acts, bars, restaurants and attractions, but the hotel provides a calm sanctuary from the crowds and excitement outside. There are 94 rooms spread over three floors, and all of the facilities you would expect of a hotel of this standard.

In this area, and more widely throughout the city, you will never be short of things to do, with endless superb restaurants and activities. The hotel benefits from a fantastic concierge to help you make the most of this. If you feel like staying put at the hotel you'll find two great restaurants, a designer spa, treatment rooms, and first class gym facilities. Just across the road in the sister hotel, Dock House, you will find a swimming pool area and manicured garden with sun loungers - perfect for a relaxing afternoon.

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Facilities

OYO Restaurant and Cocktail bar makes the most of the great location with views out over the working harbor and Table Mountain beyond. This is a relaxed option, and a great place to sit and soak in the atmosphere of the area. For a more fine dining option, Dash Restaurant and Bar offers a sophisticated style.

Experiences

  • Cable car trip to the peak of Table Mountain

    Table Mountain, at 1086 meters above sea level, forms the impressive backdrop to Cape Town. An impressive natural landmark with a 3km flat plateau at the summit, a cable car trip to the top is the best way to experience its breathtaking views.

  • Cape Peninsula - Family

    This guided day out is perfect for the whole family with treasure hunts in Kirstenbosch Gardens, fishing in Kalk Bay, stand up paddle boarding with penguins and game viewing in the Cape peninsula reserve.

  • Dinner at La Colombe

    La Colombe has relocated to the Silvermist Organic Wine Estate at the top of Constantia Nek. Enjoy sweeping views of the Constantia Valley and Hout Bay, and feast on head chef Scot Kirton's creations. Commonly called the best restaurant in Constantia.

  • Family Private Cape Adventure

    Explore the Cape with a professional guide and private custom-built Adventure Utility Vehicle fully equipped with surfboards, stand up paddle boards, hiking packs and more for a day that combines adventure and sightseeing!

  • First Thursdays - Cape Town

    On the first Thursday of every month explore the art galleries of Cape Town until late. Museums and cultural attractions open their doors and allow visitors to spend the evening discovering the rich culture of the city.

  • Footsteps and township private tour

    Discover the tumultuous history of South Africa with a guided walking tour around Cape Town, and meet some of the residents, with a chance to learn about how they come together to create a strong community in the city's townships.

  • Full Day Cape Point Tour

    Your driver will collect you and drive you down the West coast of the Cape Peninsula. He will introduce you to the geography and cultural history, culminating at the Cape itself. You will drive back via Boulders Beach to see the penguins.

  • Full Day Cape Town and Table Mountain

    A full-day tour visiting Table Mountain for unforgettable views, returning to the city through the Malay Quarter, and incorporating a two-hour walking tour stopping at many of the city’s most important landmarks.

  • Great White Shark Cage Diving

    Great white shark cage diving is an experience like no other. To get up close to the ocean's number one predator in its natural environment is a humbling experience you will never forget.

  • High Tea at The Mount Nelson

    Afternoon tea at The Mount Nelson hotel is a must do whilst staying in Cape Town. The Mount Nelson Hotel serves tea from 14.30 onwards, book for a vast variety of sandwiches, pastries, and loose-leaf teas.

  • Hike or Climb Table Mountain

    Why not do something a bit different during your stay in Cape Town, get outdoors and experience some of the best climbing and hiking in the world? Take a hike or rock climbing trip up Table Mountain whilst taking in the breathtaking views all around you.

  • Paragliding over Cape Town

    For the adrenaline junky, paragliding over Cape Town is the ultimate way to witness incredible views of the city. Take off from Lions Head or Signal Hill and let your instructor do the flying while you sit back and simply take it all in.

  • Robben Island Trip

    A short ferry ride from the V and A Waterfront in Cape Town is the famous Robben Island, a cultural must-do when staying in Cape Town, this trip gives an insight into South Africa's difficult history, as well as brilliant views across Cape Towns harbor.

  • The Garden at Babylonstoren

    Take the opportunity to explore the wonderful acres of Babylonstoren's gardens. Team up with the gardeners for a fun and interactive experience.

  • Uthando

    Uthando South Africa is an award winning, international and innovative Non Profit and Fair Trade certified organization which raises funds for community development projects in Cape Town and South Africa.

  • Whale watching on the Western Cape

    Southern right whales visit the Western Cape from about June to December every year. These beautiful gentle giants congregate to the shores of Hermanus all the way along the coast line towards Plettenberg Bay.

  • Wine Tasting along the Constantia Wine Route

    South Africa is well known for its exquisite Winelands and Constantia was one of the first wine-producing areas in the western cape, dating back to the 1600s, spend a day visiting the areas famous vineyards as you take in the beautiful scenery.

Location & directions

Cape Town, South Africa

The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is in the very heart of Cape Town's Waterfront area. Ideally located for accessing all areas of the city and within easy walking distance of numerous fantastic shops, restaurants and attractions.

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