The Cape Grace: Cape Town’s graceful grand dame

Nestled on a private quay in the luxurious Waterfront Marina with some of the most exquisite views of the Mother City, you’ll find The Cape Grace Hotel. Also fondly referred to as the grand dame of hotels in Cape Town, this five-star establishment is world-renowned for creating meticulously crafted home away from home experiences with their guests’ personal needs in mind.

It’s all in the detail

Step inside and you’ll soon notice the fine attention to detail in décor with most visuals steeped in the cultural and historical stories of the Cape. From the opulent gold curtains to the plush carpets and chandeliers, there’s an artistic surprise around every corner – all this before you even set foot into your suite.

Superior Room Marina View
Superior Room, Marina View at the Cape Grace Hotel (Claire Gunn)

The Cape Grace boasts 120 rooms including two penthouse suites – both with their own jaw-dropping views. Rooms and suites all have its own unique touches, while all are kitted for both the older and younger visitors and come complete with tea and coffee machines and even iPod docking stations. Classic meets contemporary in the spacious rooms which all include every amenity to make your stay as comfortable as possible – so no need to pack that hairdryer or your slippers, and no need to call room service for a night cap or hot chocolate after a night on the town. The team at the Cape Grace will design your stay to be unforgettable with personalised little luxuries for your convenience.

Table Mountain Luxury Room at The Cape Grace. (Claire Gunn)
Table Mountain Luxury Room at The Cape Grace. (Claire Gunn)

Culinary delights

The gastronomical experience at this hotel will be one you’ll talk about for a long time to come – from the delectable breakfasts (definitely try the rosti with salmon), to dinner at the Signal restaurant, you’ll find culinary delights to suit your palate. And, if you’re unsure, the team will be more than happy to make their recommendations including some of the best wines this part of the world has to offer. If that’s not enough to whet your appetite, make sure to treat yourself to the hotel’s popular Afternoon Tea in the Library and also the indulgent Sunday Brunch. And… don’t forget to spend some time at Bascule Whisky bar, an institution for both locals and visitors.

Afternoon tea at the Cape Grace Hotel. (Claire Gunn)
Afternoon tea at the Cape Grace Hotel. (Claire Gunn)

Kick back and relax

If you’re in need of some rest and relaxation make your way to the intimate spa – book some time for a rejuvenating massage or a restoring facial or simple unwind in the relaxation area. There’s also a hair stylist should you wish to freshen up your look during your stay. Guests also have access to a fully equipped gym and the heated swimming pool. It’s been said that everyone should experience The Cape Grace at least one in your life so go ahead, treat yourself!

Spa at the Cape Grace (Claire Gunn)
Spa at the Cape Grace (Claire Gunn)

For more about The Cape Grace visit www.capegrace.com

Click here to book your stay.


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