Cape Grace

W Quay Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa

There’s a reason Cape Grace always tops the list of Cape Town’s best hotels. Everyone loves a classic, particularly the kind where the service might lull you into thinking you’re the only one at the hotel. That’s no small thing, especially considering Cape Grace has hosted famous tycoons, diplomats, and Clintons aplenty. Though the hotel only opened its doors in 1996, it harkens back to a bygone era. Elegant rooms evoke the surrounding area’s nautical heritage, and many have views of Table Mountain. On the hotel’s lengthy list of amenities is a revamped outdoor pool and conservatory area, which was unveiled in 2014.

Cape Grace’s unbeatable location, at the heart of the popular V&A Waterfront district, makes for easy access to prime Cape Town sites. If guests want to venture a bit farther afield, the hotel also offers complimentary chauffeur service to give them a ride.

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Quite honestly, Victoria Waterfront can and should be avoided as a day trip with tons of better opportunities around the city. But for a hotel, the Cape Grace is a stunning spot w/ old world elegance and modern services and amenities. Not to mention, home of the Bascule Bar containing the biggest collection of whiskey in the Southern Hemisphere.

Afternoon tea at the Cape Grace

After a busy day on the V&A Waterfront, it was an absolute treat to welcomed to the Cape Grace with their delicious afternoon tea. As a baker and a Brit, I know my way around the three tiers - they did not disappoint! The scones were light as air, served with delicious homemade jam! The glass of Cap Classique rounded out the afternoon perfectly!

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