As you step through the grand entrance installed to welcome the Prince of Wales in 1925, history unfolds before you. Stroll gardens John Lennon once frequented to meditate. Hear how a young Winston Churchill deemed it a “most excellent establishment”. Sit at Nelson Mandela's favourite table. To stay here is to be part of something special.
Restored colonial grandeur with an irresistibly modern twist: after the buzz of Cape Town, our airy sanctuaries beckon.
Sip coffee from cosy seating. Admire vibrant native artwork. Settle among local weavings and comfy leather furniture. Unwind on sun-spotted balconies and breathe South Africa in.
Reach new culinary heights in our astro-chic restaurant, where seasonal produce stars and the Chef’s Table is out of this world. Savour west coast oysters, grilled springbok and rich Nyangbo torte. Every option is stellar.Lean more
Greet the day with a hearty breakfast of perfectly cooked eggs, french toast or grilled kippers. Later on, let the sun-splashed terrace draw you back for a classic cocktail—a pina colada is always in season.Learn more
Dainty delicacies that change with the seasons—accompanied by our signature brew. A Cape Town institution, enjoy light sandwiches and scones on the lawn in summer, or warming buttery pastries during winter.Learn more
Sensory journeys inspired by nature
Balance for body and soul
Elegant Victorian buildings enclose a sauna, plunge pool and eight sumptuous treatment rooms. Relax and rebalance with natural botanical treatments from skin specialists Africology and Kalahari—you’re in expert hands.Read more