One&Only Cape Town  5 stars

Dock Road,Victoria & Alfred, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show mapSave
From  US$ 805
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  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities

Overview

The One and Only Cape Town Hotel is located in the attractive Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in the heart of Cape Town, close to the Iziko-Slave Lodge Museum and the Two Oceans Aquarium.

This elegant contemporary property with authentic South African style and glamour design includes exclusive spa centre, fully equipped fitness centre, ballroom, boardroom and outdoor swimming pool.

There are 131 spacious guestrooms that feature modern design, soft linens, dark African wood, as well as large bathroom with rain shower, private water closet and dual marble vanity, satellite television, safe deposit box, internet connection and mini-bar.

Guests are offered to taste the refined international and regional specialties as well as energizing breakfast buffet at two elegant restaurants.

The One and Only Cape Town Hotel is placed only 2km from the Kaapstad and Culemborg railway stations and just 200m from Cape Town harbour.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   131.

hotel One&Only Cape Town Cape Town location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.9km
  • Airport Cape Town International - 18.2km
  • Train Station: Cape Town - 1.7km, Esplanade - 3.2km

Rooms

Guests are offered spacious rooms and luxury suites that feature private balcony with views over the ocean and the mountains, pillow menu, high-speed Wi-Fi internet access, in-room multimedia entertainment system with satellite television, DVD and CD player, fully stocked mini-bar, Nespresso machine, private safe and spacious bathroom with hair dryer.

Dining options

The Nobu restaurant offers world-class international dishes, classical Japanese cuisine and fresh South African seafood accompanied by bears, sake and cocktails. Besides, there is the Reuben’s restaurant serving simple and tasty flavors and the Vista Bar where you can enjoy a selection of teas and coffees, and homemade pastries.

At the hotel One&Only Cape Town guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Work

There is the ballroom that can be divided into two separate rooms for up to 120 guests, meeting room for 20 persons with plasma screen televisions, roll-down projection screen and video-conferencing facilities, and business centre with three personal computers and wireless internet connection.

Leisure

Guests can relax at the spa centre with many therapies, massages and treatments, and at fitness centre equipped with Techno gym equipment, personal trainers, aqua training, swimming, boxing training and yoga.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
Internet

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

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until 01:00-12:00 hours

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • One child under the age of 11 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 11 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of ZAR 500 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

Guests are offered spacious rooms and luxury suites that feature private balcony with views over the ocean and the mountains, pillow menu, high-speed Wi-Fi internet access, in-room multimedia entertainment system with satellite television, DVD and CD player, fully stocked mini-bar, Nespresso machine, private safe and spacious bathroom with hair dryer.

Guest Room

Mountain view, Harbor view, Marina view

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        One&Only Cape Town LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Attractions for Tourists
        • Grand Parade
          1.7km
        • Cape Town Parliament
          1.9km
        • Long Street
          1.9km
        • District Six Church
          2.7km
        • 3.8km
        Popular areas
        • Green Point Common
          1.0km
        • City Center
          1.8km
        General
        • Open Top Bus Tour
          200 m
        • Malay Quarter
          1.4km
        • Signal Hill
          1.5km
        • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools
          3.0km
        • Queens Beach
          3.9km
        Convention Centers
        • CTICC
          1.2km
        • Good Hope Centre
          2.3km
        Sport related
        • Cape Town Stadium
          800 m
        Shopping Areas
        • V&A Waterfront
          700 m
        • Cape Quarter
          700 m
        Museums
        • 1.2km
        • Boo-Kaap Museum
          1.5km
        • The South African Museum and planetarium
          2.1km
        • Castle of Good Hope
          2.1km
        • District Six Museum
          2.1km
        Parks
        • Company's Gardens
          1.8km
        • The Company Gardens
          2.0km
        Universities, Institutes
        • Cape University of Technology
          2.6km
        Arboretum, green spaces, zoos
        • Two Oceans Aquarium
          100 m

        Local Attractions

        • Greenmarket Square
          1.5km
          Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
        • Premier Class Shosholoza Meyl Train
          1.6km
          Adderly Street 8000, Cape Town Central
        • St. George's Cathedral
          1.7km
          5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
        • 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
          250 m
          V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central
        • Cape Town Diamond Museum
          650 m
          1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
        • Two Oceans Aquarium
          810 m
          Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
        • Alon Shina - African Designs
          810 m
          Shop 106, Blue Shed Craft Market, Dock Road,, Cape Town Central
        • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium)
          970 m
          Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
        • Gold of Africa Museum
          1.1km
          96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
        • Bloubergstrand Beach
          1.2km
          Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Beluga

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          Food: Pacific Rim

          370 m
          The Foundry

          Phone: +27 (0)21 418 2948

        • 65 on Main

          62% likes this, based on 47 reviews
          Food: Contemporary

          310 m
          65 Main Road, Green Point

          Phone: 021 4399559

        • Pigalle

          83% likes this, based on 293 reviews
          Food: Seafood

          370 m
          57 Somerset Road

          Phone: +27 (0) 21 421 4848

        • Table Thirteen

          82% likes this, based on 27 reviews
          Food: European

          380 m
          Unit 78 Victoria Junction, Ebenezer Road

          Phone: 0214180739

        • Rocca

          70% likes this, based on 6 reviews
          Food: Mediterranean

          400 m
          27 Somerset Rd, Shop 38

          Phone: +27 21 418 8000

        Getting there.

        The Cape Town International Airport provides perfect connection towards the One and Only Cape Town Hotel by train from Lavistown railway station till the Kaapstad railway station, by taxi service or by the hotel’s airport shuttle service.

        Getting around.

        The One and Only Cape Town Hotel is situated approximately 10 minutes from the Kaapstad and Culemborg railway stations, 200m from Cape Town harbour and 20km from the Cape Town International Airport.

        One&Only Cape Town Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at One&Only Cape Town

        Average guest rating

        4.5
        out of 5
        Exceptional
        Based on 51 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        4.7
        Rooms
        4.8
        Value
        4.2
        Service
        4.5
        Dining
        4.8

        Individual guest reviews

        • The view from our room was magnificent, one of the best city hotels Ive stayed in and the butler service and turndown amenities were brilliant. Our balcony was huge and bar staff were absolutely superb. Ruebens restaurant was wonderful.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.1
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            3
          • Value
            4
        • The location was the best everything was near by, the proximity of the hotel to all the life of the Waterfront was also a great plus and the staff were friendly and helpful. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. Spa treatments were amazing.

          The fish was oily and smelly and the service was awful.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.5
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Beautiful breakaway perfect position and the One Only Cape Town is a gorgeous. The rooms are amazing quality and service is fantastic. The balcony is great too and the breakfast is just terrific.

          Certain of the catering staff, food not very nice.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.6
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • The view was great too and island Suite was gorgeous. The staff and the hotel were amazing and could not do enough for you, lobby bar were excellent. Pool service was good too, chris the concierge was very helpful and we insisted on the booked room after waiting for some time was eventually made available. The food was wonderful, the dinner at Nobu was the best meal of my life and the spa was adequate.

          Poor value for money, i am afraid celebrity named restaurants just do not work remotely.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.6
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            3
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            3
        • The best hotel in Cape Town and well appointed rooms. Also an excellent restaurant.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Value
            5
        • Oneonly Cape Town one of the best hotels ever, lovely rooms and food exceptional especially Maze the Gordan Ramsey resturant.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Value
            5
        • Probably better priced options around the Waterfront and the service is amazing. The rooms are large, clean and well equipped.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.7
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
        • Real paradise in one of the best places in the world and service excellent. Bedrooms amazing and fantastic breakfast buffet.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • Delicious treats on welcome, fantastic staff and the room was spacious and beautifully decorated and the bathroom was gorgeous.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.3
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            3
        • The hotel itself is gorgeous, the service is just O and in blocks of 4, 2 suites per floor really are well appointed.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.7
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            2
          • Value
            4
        • The hotel is beautiful, the service is spectacular and the rooms are large, well designed and modern.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • All in all amazing stay, truly wonderful staff and water front goes quiet about 10pm. Meal at reuben's fantastic and great poolside menu as well.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.6
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
          • Dining
            4
        • The worlds best hotel and excellent service. Beautiful rooms and food great.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
          • Dining
            5
        • Excellent hotel location and great staff. Spectacular rooms and good food.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.6
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
        • Wonderful architecture of the hotel, great service and my room was huge and very spacious.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.9
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
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