Where to stay/Specials

Cape Town has a wide range of accommodation available – from backpackers’ hostels to five-star hotels – to suit every budget. Below are some special offers supplied by members of Cape Town Tourism.

Admiralty Bed and Breakfast

Admiralty overlooks the tranquil waters of the Zandvlei estuary, just minutes from Muizenberg’s fabulous beach. The bed and breakfast has six luxury en suite rooms, great mountain and lake views, a swimming pool, and free boating and biking facilities.

Price: R350 per person sharing including a big breakfast. Breakfast will be served any time before or after the race. There will be plenty of safe storage for bikes and equipment. Reduced rates for families/friends sharing.

Valid: March 1 to 31

Contact: +27 21 788 1028 or +27 76 194 2173 or email mary@admiraltybb.co.za

Website: www.admiraltybb.co.za

Alfa Apartments

Alfa Apartments is situated in Tulbagh, surrounded by the Witzenberg, Winterhoek, Saronsberg and Obiqua mountains. This self-catering accommodation is comfortable and spacious with secure undercover parking. Visit Succulents & Stones, a specialist nursery that sells stones, crystals, beads and colourful knitwear.

Special offer: R250 for the first night on a self-catering basis and R200 for consecutive nights. Book for a minimum of three nights and qualify for R100 gift voucher from Succulents & Stones. Breakfast needs to be pre-booked at R65 per day. Receive a lucky stone or succulent from Succulents & Stones when you declare yourself a participant or supporter of the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour.

Valid: March 1 to April 15

Contact: +27 23 230 2977/+27 72 270 6651 or email mandykriel@telkomsa.net.

Website: www.tulbaghinfo.co.za

Brooklands House Guesthouse

Built more than 100 years ago, this Edwardian villa exudes an aura of understated English country elegance. Breakfasts are served in the open-plan kitchen while in summer guests can eat in the beautiful garden or near the pool with a view of Rhodes Memorial.

Price: R1 095 per deluxe double room or R1 595 per suite.

Valid: March 8 to 12

Contact: +27 21 689 3594 or email brooklands@mweb.co.za.

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Cap Serein Guest House

Enjoy stylish and spacious bedrooms featuring private verandas, DStv, fireplaces, mini bars and tasteful finishes. Sit back and relax in the Jacuzzi which overlooks Chapman’s Peak and the ocean.

Price: R550 for a luxury garden suite or R800 for a luxury executive cottage. Prices are per person sharing and include breakfast. Minimum stay two nights and enjoy a free lunch at the Alpenstube in Hout Bay. Stay for three nights or longer and receive a 10% discount.

Valid: March 1 to 31

Contact: +27 21 790 6503 or email info@capserein.com.

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Cape Diamond Hotel

The Cape Diamond Hotel in the city centre opened its doors in November 2005. The historic art deco hotel has been revamped into a comfortable three-star deluxe boutique hotel. It houses 60 rooms and each is individually decorated in a classic style with contemporary materials and furniture. The restaurant, Patat, offers a delectable fusion of modern and traditional food. The Cape Diamond Hotel is offering the Armstrong Champion Special during the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Challenge.

Price: R1 000 per night, per single room or R1 240 per night, per double room. This special includes a continental or full English breakfast plus a breakfast box: banana, muffin, Energade and a jungle bar. The special also includes a power-loaded plated buffet dinner of fresh garden salad, Patat Carbo Dynamo, pasta of the day, medallions of tuna and slices of selected garden fruit.

Valid: March 9 to March 12

Contact: +27 21 461 2519 / +27 79 537 9924 or email marketing@capediamondhotel.co.za

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Cape Dutch Quarters

The Cape Dutch Quarters in Tulbagh is a portfolio of heritage properties offering a range of B&B, guesthouse, self-catering and budget accommodation, all centrally located in the heart of the old Tulbagh village.

Price: Pay for two nights and get a third night free. Plus, all bookings that exclude Saturday nights receive two complimentary sports massages.

Valid: March 1 to 31

Contact: +27 23 230 1171 or email info@cdq.co.za

Website: www.cdq.co.za

De Noordhoek Hotel

This newly built four-star boutique hotel is situated at the southern end of Chapman’s Peak drive along the renowned Cape Point route. De Noordhoek Hotel offers excellent value and comfort in its 20 double, twin and single rooms decorated in warm earthy tones. Some have full wheelchair access and all have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and internet access. Price: Book any three nights for R790 per single or double room per night, bed and breakfast. Enjoy breakfast as early as you wish on race day, Sunday March 1. There will also be road access to and from the start and finish throughout the day. Valid: March 1 to 31 Contact: +27 21 789 2760 or email gm@denoordhoek.co.za Book online

Dreams Self Catering Holiday Accommodation

Relax with your family at Dreams before or after the 2012 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. Ideally located 100m from beautiful Pringle Bay beach, Dreams sleeps up to six guests. Price: R1 107 for 10 nights and R1 045.50 for longer than 10 nights on mid-season rates Valid: January 1 to March 31 Contact: +27 76 390 0047 or email pringlebay.dreams@gmail.com Website: www.daydreams.co.za

Lalapanzi Lodge

Lalapanzi Lodge is a luxury hideaway near Somerset West, about an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The lodge has five bedrooms as well as two self-catering lodges and an intimate conference centre. Surrounded by 600ha of vineyards, forest and fynbos, the lodge has stunning views across False Bay to Cape Point.

10% discount plus dinner if you stay for two or more nights on our beautiful estate. Offer valid for couples only. Subject to availability. Booking required. Please mention Cape Town Tourism Special.

Valid: March 9 to 23

Contact: +27 21 858 1982 or +27 83 452 2083 or email info@lalapanzilodge.co.za

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Lotz of Joy

"We have a lovely three-star guesthouse in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. Lotz of Joy Guesthouse is 15 minutes from Cape Town central and the Durbanville winelands. The guesthouse has seven rooms with en-suite bathrooms, televisions and bar fridges. We also do laundry twice a week for the guests and have a liquor licence. Our motto is "to us you are more than a guest". Our special offer includes free pick-up and drop off at Cape Town International Airport, pasta dinner on the Friday night, a good breakfast early on Sunday morning and transfers to and from the race."

Price: R400 per person sharing and R530 single rate per day.

Valid: March 9, 10 and 11

Contact: +27 21 021 930 0180 or +27 82 925 5529 or email info@lotzofjoy.co.za

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Manley Wine Lodge

Located just outside the historic town of Tulbagh, about an hour’s drive from Cape Town, lies Manley Wine Lodge. It is an award-winning wine farm, hotel, wedding and conference venue offering guests the opportunity to stay, enjoy fine wines, eat well and relax all year round in the most beautiful setting in the Western Cape. Do a wine tasting, explore the surrounding mountains and abundant birdlife on foot or on mountain bike, or simply put your feet up with a good book.

Price: R450 per person, bed and breakfast, per night sharing. Extras: pool, wine tasting, restaurant on premises, cycling routes, lapa and braai area, dam for fishing.

Valid: Sundays to Thursdays in March and April

Contact: +27 23 230 0582 or email reception@manleywinelodge.co.za

Website: www.manleywinelodge.co.za

Moonglow Guest House

Moonglow is a four-star guesthouse just outside Simon’s Town. It is situated between the mountains and False Bay and gives you access to all the activities along the Cape Point route.

Price: Stay for four nights in Simon’s Town and only pay for three at R450 per person sharing, per night, which includes a full English breakfast or a packed breakfast on the day of the race. Take your bike on the train to the start and avoid traffic congestion. Single supplement is plus 50%.

Valid: March 9 to 14

Contact: +27 22 786 5902 or email seaview@moonglow.co.za

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Mountain View Guesthouse

Established in 1997, Mountain View is a self-catering guesthouse only five minutes’ walk to the beach. It has easy access to good restaurants, shopping centres, golf courses and other popular tourist sites such as the Two Oceans Aquarium and the V&A Waterfront.

Price: From R265 per person sharing including breakfast and R375 including breakfast for the single rate

Valid: All year

Contact: +27 21 554 4644 or email mountainview2@telkomsa.net

The Sir David Boutique Guesthouse

The Sir David provides a magnificent and luxurious retreat for guests set in a comfortable and modern minimalist environment. It is the ideal getaway for families, couples and friends. A mere 30 minutes from the city centre, V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain, the Sir David offers the best beach retreat in the Cape.

Price: From R570 per person sharing, per night, including a full English breakfast. Book two nights’ accommodation at The Sir David and get a free one-hour tension release massage at our in-house Health and Beauty Salon. Rates from R570 per person sharing per night including a full English breakfast.

Valid: March 9 to 11

Contact: +27 21 554 5987 or email office@thesirdavid.co.za or reservations@thesirdavid.co.za

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St Moritz Guest House

The St Moritz Guest House is a Victorian mansion in the heart of Cape Town’s city bowl, that has Table Mountain as a backdrop. Located in a secluded area known as Gardens, St Moritz Guest House has beautiful views over the city and Table Bay, and is in close proximity to Kloof and Long streets.

Price: R1 300 for a single room or R2 000 for a double room including one meal daily (breakfast/lunch/supper) for the package deal of a maximum of four people for three nights.

Valid: April 6, 7 and 8

Contact: +27 21 423 3761 or +27 82 649 9610 or email tamara@stmoritz.org.za

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Tulbagh Bed and Breakfast

Set in a quiet and peaceful street with secure, off-street parking, the Tulbagh Bed and Breakfast offers a double room with a kitchenette and a full bathroom en suite.

Price: 20% discount on accommodation for three nights and longer. R650 per room per night, including breakfast for one to two nights or R520 per room per night, including breakfast, for three nights and longer.

Valid: March 5 to 15

Contact: Email tulbaghbedandbreakfast@gmail.com

The Vineyards on Alpha Guesthouse

The Vineyards on Alpha is a charming Cape Dutch-style guesthouse in Brackenfell, one of Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs. Experience the peaceful country atmosphere a stone’s throw from wine routes, beaches, shopping centres and restaurants.

Price: From R220. Book for three nights and stay a fourth night free, and also enjoy a braai on Friday March 9. Our rates include breakfast. Valid: March 9 to 11

Contact: +27 84 568 0342 or email vineyards.alpha@telkomsa.net

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The Wanderer Bed and Breakfast

The Wanderer Bed and Breakfast is a Victorian-style house with a fresh, down to earth atmosphere. It is situated in the Heidelberg area of Somerset West.

Price: R550per night for the Classic Room and R660.00 for the Superior Room. All on a bed and breakfast basis.

Valid: March 1 to 31

Contact: +27 21 855 5340 or email reservations@wandererbnb.co.za

Website: www.wandererbnb.co.za

Wild Rose Country Lodge

Just 30km from Cape Town city centre, Wild Rose Country Lodge has impeccably decorated rooms with beautiful views of the sea and mountains.

Price: R450 single room, R900 double room. Offer includes use of the Jacuzzi, a complimentary bottle of red or white wine, and continental or full English breakfast.

Valid: March 1 to 31

Contact: +27 21 785 4140 or email bookings@wildrose.co.za

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