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Historic Hotels in Cape Town, Western Cape

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Top Cape Town Historic Hotels

Cape Heritage Hotel
4 out of 5
90 Bree Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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4.8/5Exceptional! (232 reviews)

"great central location, very nice service and great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Cape Heritage Hotel
Magellan's Passage
4 out of 5
3 Meryl Road, Simon's Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
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4.8/5Exceptional! (99 reviews)
Spectacular ocean ciew

"Beautiful high end property however not walking distance to town. Beautiful ocean view"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2019

Magellan's Passage
St James Manor
5 out of 5
108 Main Road St.James, Cape Town, Western Cape
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The price is £93 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)

"Amazing views, lovely rooms, good food, generous selection of complimentary drinks"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

St James Manor
Steenberg Hotel
5 out of 5
10802 Steenberg Estate, Tokai Road, Constantia, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £181 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (95 reviews)

"This is a very special place, rare in actual fact. Everything about this hotel and it’s staff is exceptional. It’s a tranquil haven of the highest standard. The location, decor, surroundings, immaculate gardens and food are all incredible, but such a place can not be this outstanding with the amazing ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Steenberg Hotel
Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel
5 out of 5
33 Church Street, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
The price is £103 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (220 reviews)

"Outstanding service and above expectations. The staff anticipated my needs thus going above the service levels for this type of hotel. It was truly one of the best stays in more than 40 years of travel"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel
Taj Cape Town
5 out of 5
1 Wale Street, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £116 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"One of the best five star hotels in the World, who looked after us like family at one the the greatest crises the World has ever experienced"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

Taj Cape Town
1692 De Kleijne Bos Country House
4.6/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)

"The property is immaculate.The interior is full of period furniture and the grounds are superbly attended.For anyone visiting the area this a must destination.And if that wasn't enough the staff are extremely friendly and helpful.First class."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

1692 De Kleijne Bos Country House
The Three Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
3 Flower Street Oranjezicht, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £142 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)
Amazing

"It was amazing. We had lots of fun"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

The Three Boutique Hotel
Colona Castle
5 out of 5
1 Verwood Street, Off Old Boyes Drive-lakeside, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £135 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)
Great hotel in Cape Town

"Great hotel in a good location especially if you want to explore the beaches of Cape Town. The staff and service was exceptional. Note that it is potentially a bit more challenging if staying with younger children."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2019

Colona Castle
Eendracht Hotel
3 out of 5
161 Dorp Street, Town Centre, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
The price is £60 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)
Beautiful area

"The hotel was very accommodating and the hosts were extremely helpful. Centrally located with comfortable large room. Only recommendation is to have more outlets for charging cell phones/tablets that fit international adaptors."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2019

Eendracht Hotel
Oude Werf Hotel
4 out of 5
30 Church Street, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (201 reviews)

"Perfect setting in Stellenbosch,easy walk to shops and great restaurants,good parking facilities and very friendly staff.....definately worth a stay if you want to explore the fantastic wine lands of the Cape"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Oude Werf Hotel
The Inn At Castle Hill
4 out of 5
37 Gatesville Road, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £51 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (62 reviews)
Kalk Bay

"A perfect location and comfortable place to stay in Kalk Bay"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

The Inn At Castle Hill
Dutch Manor Antique Hotel
4 out of 5
158 Buitenchracht, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £46 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (78 reviews)
A wonderful place to stay!

"The staff are friendly and especially Natale couldn’t do enough to make our stay wonderful. The hotel has charm and character. Our room was well appointed and everything was in perfect condition. The location is great with local bars and restaurants nearby as well as the main sightseeing places. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Dutch Manor Antique Hotel
Fynbos Villa Guest House
4 out of 5
14 Neethling Street, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
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4.3/5Excellent! (154 reviews)

"Very convenient location, super friendly people. AND"…"

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2019

Fynbos Villa Guest House
Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
3 out of 5
Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £74 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (572 reviews)
Great start to our SA tour.

"Excellent position close to Water Front. Staff friendly and helpful. The evening meal we tried was not so good, much better available outside. The Waterfront is great place for food, entertainment and shopping. We also had a great view of Table Mountain from our window."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
Hawksmoor House
4 out of 5
Matjieskuil Farm, Klipheuwel Road R304, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
The price is £116 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (32 reviews)

"Excellent for a base to explore the area / quick stop over / weekend break etc. Superior Rooms were well appointed, clean and reasonably modern (refurbished old slaves quarters) whereas some of the standard rooms were much older / traditional. Manor house is steeped in history, but the general upkeep ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Hawksmoor House
ONOMO Hotel Cape Town – Inn on the Square
3 out of 5
10 Greenmarket Square Road, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £39 per night
4/5Very Good! (524 reviews)

"Our stay here was good. Breakfast was twice the cost of places outside the hotel. Eat somewhere else. The food at the hotel isnt good anyway. Room was clean and taken care of. There are a lot of people complaining about the refugees outside the building. Stop complaining. They are not bothering anyone ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2020

ONOMO Hotel Cape Town – Inn on the Square
Tudor Hotel
3 out of 5
153 Long Market Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
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3.7/5Good! (295 reviews)

"It was closed the entire time I was there and received no refund"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Tudor Hotel
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Cape Town

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different on your getaway, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of a place. One of the best ways to get a sense of the culture of a city is to learn about its past. Touring museums or landmarks is a great beginning, but staying in a Cape Town historic hotel can ferry you back in time. Pack your luggage (and no need for the time machine) as your Cape Town famous hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

As soon as you pass through the reception area of your Cape Town hotel, you'll be whisked to a previous era. With their Victorian-style and addresses in the exciting parts of Cape Town, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. Although these accommodations may be older, they have many of the modern amenities that help you keep in touch or relax on your getaway. You will notice your room outfitted with a comfy bed, loads of character, and about anything else you'll want for a marvellous visit.

After you've spent time appreciating the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by touring the art galleries and renowned landmarks. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history is going to stimulate your appetite. Check out Expedia's 3885 guest reviews for recommendations from other travellers to help make your Cape Town visit wonderful. You can also ask your hotels' front desk staff to show you where a couple of their favourite places to grab a cocktail or dinner in Cape Town are.

Book a Cape Town Historic Hotel Today

Cape Town has 600 vintage hotels that possess the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous lodgings may have been where notable poets stayed. You're certain to find a room that has all the amenities as well as the old-world charm you want. Take advantage of the great Cape Town deals here at Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

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