Cape Grace Hotel  5 stars

West Quay, Cape Town, South Africa, 8002  show mapSave
From  US$ 793
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  • Facilities

Editorial review:

This top-notch, classy, old hotel has an amazing location on the waterfront and offers guests every amenity they could ever want. The staff is extremely dedicated, the spa is great, and the incredible restaurant has a great selection of whiskeys and wines. The rooms are calm and peaceful.

Overview

Imagine going to a hotel where every detail is already thought of - The Cape Grace Hotel is exactly that. This five-star property will definitely become a genuine highlight of your holiday should you travel for pleasure or even for business.

It has a brilliant location in the heart of the Waterfront making it possible to easily walk to the major city attractions. It will also give you an authentic Capetonian feel, a sense of a heartfelt welcome and a very personal service. The hotel offers the most up-to-date amenities, the best dining and entertainment venues you have ever experienced.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   121.

hotel Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.8km
  • Airport Cape Town International - 17.9km
  • Train Station: Cape Town - 1.6km, Esplanade - 2.9km

Rooms

The 120 hotel rooms and suites are airy and have excellent panoramic views of the hotel’s private bay or the mountains. The rooms are tastefully decorated in a traditional style featuring the king-sized beds and the exquisite bedding and textile. The en-suite amenities include climate control, HD TVs, international plug points, bathroom with tub and designer toiletries, complimentary Wi-Fi, safe, dial-up phones, the wake-up calls service, mini-bar. The non-smoking rooms and rooms for disabled guests are provided. Children under five years stay for free in cots. The extra bedding is provided on request.

Dining options

The breakfast makes part of the room deal and is extremely ample and varied catering to the most adventurous palates.

The on-site dining options are represented by an award-winning Signal restaurant serving the local dishes and the ones of an international cuisine in the most refined ambience. There is also a 24/7 bar where the guests can unwind their fatigue in a relaxing atmosphere and order some cocktails, light drinks and spirits.

The hotel Cape Grace serves a full english breakfast for free. 

Work

The hotel has several fully equipped conference halls, a business centre with a free wired internet connection, fax and photocopying services.

Relax

There is a luxurious wellness area on-site including a swimming pool, gym, spa with sauna, beauty treatments and massage.

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the business center and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Massage services
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business library
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Exercise gym
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Terrace
  • Private bathroom
  • Satellite TV
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Bathtub

Policies

Check-In

from 14:00-23:00 hours

Check-Out

until 06:00-12:00 hours

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The 120 hotel rooms and suites are airy and have excellent panoramic views of the hotel’s private bay or the mountains. The rooms are tastefully decorated in a traditional style featuring the king-sized beds and the exquisite bedding and textile. The en-suite amenities include climate control, HD TVs, international plug points, bathroom with tub and designer toiletries, complimentary Wi-Fi, safe, dial-up phones, the wake-up calls service, mini-bar. The non-smoking rooms and rooms for disabled guests are provided. Children under five years stay for free in cots. The extra bedding is provided on request.

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Cape Grace LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

What's nearby.

The hotel is conveniently placed within a walking distance to the many of the city sights. These are: the Grand Parade, the Cape Town Parliament and the Long Street, the Castle of Good Hope, the Company Gardens (all of them are 2km away), the Signal Hill. The shopping areas of V&A Waterfront and the Cape Quarter are 700m and 800m away respectively. Two convention centers of CTICC and the Good Hope Center are in the close proximity

Attractions for Tourists
  • Grand Parade
    1.8km
  • Cape Town Parliament
    2.0km
  • Long Street
    2.0km
  • District Six Church
    2.6km
  • 4.1km
Popular areas
  • Green Point Common
    1.3km
  • City Center
    1.7km
General
  • Open Top Bus Tour
    300 m
  • Malay Quarter
    1.5km
  • Signal Hill
    1.9km
  • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools
    3.4km
  • Queens Beach
    4.3km
Convention Centers
  • CTICC
    900 m
  • Good Hope Centre
    2.1km
Sport related
  • Cape Town Stadium
    1.0km
Shopping Areas
  • V&A Waterfront
    500 m
  • Cape Quarter
    700 m
Museums
  • 1.3km
  • Boo-Kaap Museum
    1.6km
  • Castle of Good Hope
    2.0km
  • District Six Museum
    2.1km
  • The South African Museum and planetarium
    2.2km
Parks
  • Company's Gardens
    1.9km
  • The Company Gardens
    2.0km
Universities, Institutes
  • Cape University of Technology
    2.5km
Arboretum, green spaces, zoos
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
    300 m

Local Attractions

  • Premier Class Shosholoza Meyl Train
    1.5km
    Adderly Street 8000, Cape Town Central
  • Greenmarket Square
    1.6km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • St. James Beach
    1.7km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Church Square
    1.7km
    45 Adderly St, Cape Town Central
  • Groote Kerk
    1.7km
    43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central

Near the hotel

  • City Sightseeing Cape Town
    340 m
    V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Diamond Museum
    310 m
    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
    640 m
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Alon Shina - African Designs
    660 m
    Shop 106, Blue Shed Craft Market, Dock Road,, Cape Town Central
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.1km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bo-kaap
    1.1km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Kommetjie
    1.1km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Restaurants Nearby

  • Signal Restaurant Waterfront

    79% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Food: International, African
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 200

    170 m
    West Quay Road

    Phone: +27 21 410 7100

  • Hildebrand

    61% likes this, based on 192 reviews
    Food: Italian

    200 m
    Pierhead

    Phone: 0214253385

  • Den Anker

    68% likes this, based on 392 reviews

    280 m
    Pierhead - V & A Waterfront

    Phone: +27 21 419 0249

  • San Marco

    68% likes this, based on 129 reviews
    Food: Italian, European
    Price Range: USD 4 - USD 19

    260 m
    Shop 128

    Phone: +27-(0)21-418-5434

  • Table Thirteen

    91% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Food: European

    330 m
    Unit 78 Victoria Junction, Ebenezer Road

    Phone: 0214180739

Getting there.

Situated on the waterfront, the hotel is a quiet getaway off the hustle and bustle of the city. Yet it is only minutes from the Victoria and Alfred Quay and the city center. The Cape Town international airport is but 17km away, which means that it will take you just a quarter of hour to get to and from the airport.

Getting around.

There is a free private parking on-site, an airport shuttle is also provided. An additional touch is a free taxi with private chauffeur within 15 km radius of the Hotel (pre-booking is required). There is also a bicycle rental. The guests can also book an open top bus tour.

Cape Grace Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cape Grace

Average guest rating

4.7
out of 5
Exclusive
Based on 59 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
4.4
Service
4.8
Rooms
4.8
Location
4.9
Dining
4.8

Individual guest reviews

  • Free transportation to the surrounding areas, wonderful stay and the service was great, and the staff were very friendly and fun. Our room had a balcony overlooking the water, was nice and breakfast has a huge variety of choice and the food was fantastic.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • We loved everything from the location to the complimentary car service and the picnic baskets, the hotel has an intimate feeling and great and attentive staff. The restaurant is very good and again, reasonably priced.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.8
    • Value
      5
  • Location is great for walking around Waterfront shops, this lovely hotel has everything to offer for anyone and the entire staff is very professional and friendly. The rooms are very well appointed and spacious, the food is delicious.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Food/drink prices on site were reasonable compared to prices at Waterfront restaurants, the hotel staff were extremely helpful also and the service was exceptional. The rooms were very luxurious and spacious.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Great location and excellent Hotel. Staff are clearly well trained, rooms good size and very clean, food at One Waterfront is excellent, and the Whisky bar is superb.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
  • Private car service was excellent offering personal tours around the cape area, the ambience of the hotel made one feel that one was enveloped in the lap of luxury and staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was lovely and very well equipped, the bar was great, the breakfast buffet was excellent, one of the best I’ve been to.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Very central location and wonderful Stay. The service was excellent, the rooms were very nice and the Bascule bar staff were really great. The food was incredible.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Great location, just stay there and the staff are superb from the garage attendents. The rooms are good sized and the restaurant is wonderful.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.8
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Rooms staff location brilliant, absolutely fantastic hotel and the laundry service is fast and excellent. The signal restaurant has the most wonderful food.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Excellent location and rooms, very well positioned for Cape Town 's lively Waterfront. Nice hotel for a hotel, definitely worth the money and the staff could not have been more helpful. The food is great, wine list etc good and the spa is wonderful.

    The service in the restaurants was not consistent.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Location
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • The location was perfect, hotel was great and the staff were attentive, pleasant and helpful. The room was excellent and the wine at the restaurant and bar was very nice and inexpensive.

    Service could be hard to find by the pool and slow.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Great location and rooms, near the boat trips to Robbin Island, probably the best option in Cape Town. Warm welcome luxurios bedroom and stones for good prices. Beautiful interior, exquisite Service and the concierge was very helpful and obliging. The bathroom was amazing and the food was delicious.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.8
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • A real personal service and truely amazing hotel, excellent breakfast.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Value
      5
  • Understated hotel in a superb location and excellent service.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • Just a classy hotel and excellent staff.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
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