An overwhelming vote of confidence in the future and recovery of the tourism industry of Cape Town and South Africa at large, is shown by different groups of investors, opening new hotels or repurposing and modernising iconic existing assets.

Each of the recently opened hotels offer a unique edge that will cater to travellers with specific needs which makes them ever more alluring.


The ViB Hotel, a Best Western brand, for the first time in South Africa, opened on Green Point Main Road, across from Cape Town Stadium and Green Point Park.

With a South African fusion restaurant on the ground floor, Jaffer Modern Art Gallery on the 7th floor and a plunge pool on the roof, this hotel is designed for young business travellers.

Each compact room as a comfortable working station with its own secure WiFi connection, edgy interior design and an overall efficient, comfortable feeling for young business personal.

Another first in the business of tourism in Cape Town is the fact the ViB offers a special, lower price around the year to South Africans and Sub-Saharan visitors.


Hyatt Regency Cape Town is strategically located on the seam line between the city center and the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood with its colourful streets and rich history. A neighbourhood known to be the corner stone of the South African unique Muslim community.

Rooms are modern, elegant, restaurants are certified Halal and views are changing with each facet. Signal Hill and Lion’s Head, Table Mountain and the city skyscrapers or the harbour, all together visible from the pool deck on the roof. A perfect location for a sundowner to conclude your day in Cape Town.

Hyatt Regency Cape Town is in immediate reach to all the city center attractions and conveniently located to launch a tour to other parts of the city or to the Cape Winelands.

Old Bank Hotel, a restored heritage building built in 1902 by renowned architects Black and Fagg, was the original Nedbank building in the Cape. Oozing charm and sophistication, old meets new in this celebration of classic Victorian architecture and modern design.

The building is located adjacent the entrance to the Company’s Gardens, Parliament Avenue and the Iziko Museum Slave Lodge.

The entrance to the hotel is via a towering domed glass arch on the ground floor where a doorman will meet you and guide you up to the 8th floor. The elevator doors open into a light and open space that holds the reception, a private dining area and restaurant, a state-of-the-art wine cellar and a show-stopping bar – the perfect space to sit back and enjoy the city views with a classic Old Fashioned or one of their signature cocktails.

Also on the vibrant offer scale, but this time at the far end of Sea Point, you’ll find Latitude Aparthotel by Totalstay.

With proximity to the promenade and many trendy eateries it is ideally located for enjoying a relaxed, hassle-free holiday or business stay.

The Aparthotel features serviced apartments with spacious bedrooms and living spaces, en-suite and private bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchens with state-of-the-art amenities, dining and workspaces and balconies with barbeque facilities.

The building has a 24-hour on-site front desk concierge, meeting rooms, a rooftop swimming pool and secure parking. Start your days with breakfast and panoramic vistas at the rooftop Latitude Cafe, bask in the midday sun by the pool and toast the sunset.