LINGER IN CAPE TOWN
Although prophecy was given to fools we dare to predict that the post pandemic era will meet travellers with a need for a comfortable, longer remote accommodation. The bigger need of health, safety and protection might translate into longer howls and picking a temporary base to stay in and explore the larger area visited.
With that in mind, Cape Town offers quit a few modern, perfectly equipped room sets among a line of independent hotels that are not part of an international hospitality brand.
Long known to domestic travellers, we are pleased to share with you our knowledge.
Mandela Rhodes Place is situated in the hearth of city center, across from the historic Companies Gardens and St George’s Cathedral.
Accommodation ranges between studio apartments to two bedroom superior apartments. Rooms include a fully stocked kitchen, washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Hotel facilities include a bar and a pool. Eating out options are just about exponential. From a list to affiliated restaurants to the abundance of fine dining options around the city. With the hotels locations, no establishment is more than a 10 minute drive away.
Peninsula all-suite is set at the end of Beach Road in the vibrant neighborhood of Sea Point, right across Sunset Beach. All room face the ocean and suites include an open plan kitchen and a bathroom with a spa-bath and shower. To ensure the optimal holiday experience they offer a convenient grocery service to be delivered and ready by your arrival.
Guest facilities include gym, sauna, tech room, an in house Personal Fitness trainer, outdoor pool and heated pool.
Sunset restaurant operates all day long with a fine dining dinner menu that draws residents too: a seasonal 4 course menu and a large selection of superb wines from our different wine routes and locally crafted gin and beer.
Strolla restaurant & bar became a local favourite from the day it opened. A café menu is served all day and a qualified bar tender will assemble any cocktail or mocktail – the non-alcoholic version of the previews.
Located between the historical Long Street and the trendy Breë Street Pepperclub Hotel is its own center of attraction.
Rooms ranges between studios to 3 bedroom suites, a presidential suit and a plash penthouse, all with luxuries room facilities and amenities to match.
The hotel houses Cayenne Spa, a restaurant and a cocktail bar, a bakery and café and the intimate, retro, Odeon Cinema. The hotel offer a combined special of dinner and movie – a perfect date night for hotel guests and outsiders alike.
Premier Hotel is situated 2 minutes’ walk from the famous Sea Point promenade. Spacious and elegant, the suites are firm favourites for local and international business and leisure travellers. Rooms include a separate lounge area and well positioned workstation for those needing to stay connected via Free High-speed hotel WiFi.
The hotel accommodates different dietary requirements including Kosher. It also offers a business center. The hotels location and range of rooms and suites helped them to build a firm list of repeating guests among both business travelers and holiday makers.
Radisson RED was designed as a family hotel to begin with. As such, rooms are the ideal city base filled with unexpected little touches and bold statement pieces from local artists. Kick-start the fun in rooms where style takes center stage and technology completes the experience.
The public spaces of the hotel cater for all age ranges with a rooftop ‘take away’ restaurant and bar, game rooms, an in house gym with instructors and a diverse restaurant and bar space that houses local dance parties.
Rockwell All-Suite is situated in the center of De Waterkant village – a cluster in the inner city known for its bohemian restaurants, cafés and clubs, chick shopping options and picturesque streets.
The hotel houses one of few permanent wine tasting facilities around the city, a gym and a heated pool, the dinner and show Rockwell Theatre that stages a native cultural comedy production and the headquarters and show room of one of South Africa’s prestigious jewellery designers, Shimansky.
Branding the hotel rooms as apartments, you are sure to find every facility needed for an extended stay.
The Hyde hotel in Sea Point offers sophisticated comfort. It is a place to relax and unwind after a long day of howling or meetings.
All suites offer a kitchen or a kitchenette, the restaurant offer both sitting and takeaway menus including picnic and canapés options and the rooftop is shared among the bar and the pool deck.
Located between Beach and Main Roads, hotel guests will have the benefit of a localised experience.
Village n’ Life is a local chain that offers suite accommodation in upmarket neighbourhoods across the city: Camps Bay, De Waterkant, the Waterfront and Mouille Point. Other assets consist of hotels and suite hotels in the city and in holiday makers’ destination around the province.
In-house rentals experts will source the perfect solutions for your business or leisure extended stay. Village n’ Life can extra tailor solutions for guests with pets, special elders needs and sport traveling.
Whichever of the listed options you will consider we can assure you that between scenery and wildlife experiences, city dwelling and foodie excavations, wine routes exploring and arts and history tours, water and mountain sports, Cape Town and its surrounds will easily keep you busy and on your toes for any visit between 10 days to 3 weeks. If you also need a day or two on the beach, then please come stay for a longer period.
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