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One&Only Cape Town

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dock Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront | PO Box 51289, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Top service, excellent rooms, fantastic views. Nobu restaurant serves fabulous food and the breakfast room, cant quite remember the name has the best eggs benedict and almond croissants. Hotel and restaurant staff are so friendly , polite and helpful with families. Specially cooked fresh noodles for my daughter everyday. Well equipped kids club for the toddlers and the location is... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is fabulous. The rooms are impressive with an entryway, oversized sleeping area, comfortable living area and a bath facility the size of an entire bedroom in any usual hotel... all impeccably appointed. The killer view of Table Mountain is one of the best vistas in the city. Service is two cuts above usual as well. The only less... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my husband and my first time staying at a One and Only, we both liked our experience. The hotel was nice, especially the entrance/bar/coffee area overlooking the waterfront. We stayed in the Marina Table Mountain Queen Room. The view was amazing, waking up to the view of table mountain...when it was clear day. The hotel is located in... More

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San Rafael, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed with a large group as part of a company trip and what a wonderful place...deluxe all the way, fantastic location, great restaurants and very helpful staff. To illustrate that point, I had a unique problem to solve: my expensive SLR camera had fallen off a shelf, hit the floor and jammed the now shattered UV filter in place...the... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a week here between Safari and a couple of weeks in Mauritius and have to say it was the highlight of the holiday! Awesome hotel in every aspect, service, food, range, facilities, rooms, I could go on all day! The two main restaurants offer diverse and exciting dining options from Japanese to traditional and contemporary world foods. Breakfast... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked thro African hotels.com ...From arrival to departure staff could not have been more friendly. Location for eating out on the V&A Waterfront is less than 5 mins walk. 2 minutes to the Big Red Bus Tour. Breakfast excellent. Room upgrade to to Table Mountain room. Recommended hotel at the prices they charge in SA. Would visit again....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has all the amenities of what I expect in a five star resort. The service was fantastic. 5 minute walk to the waterfront. The bar and restaurant were excellent. I highly recommend this property and would return.

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Surrey Uk
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in ranking equal to the best five star properties in the Far East which are usually my benchmark for superb quality. Staff supremely helpful with nothing too much trouble. Small enough for personal recognition to be commonplace. Great location with superb panoramic views of Table Mountain. An easy walk... More

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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a wonderful weekend spent in Cape Town where the team at the One & Only made our 20th wedding anniversary so very special. All the finer touches made us feel very welcome and the experience was truly a memorable one. The proximity to the V&A Waterfront also makes the hotel an ideal location to explore the City.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for three days on our 50th wedding anniversary trip to Africa. The room we had was superb - comfortable king bed with sitting area, huge bathroom with double sinks and separate jetted tub and shower, and a lovely balcony overlooking Table Mountain. Each time we came back to our room, there was something there... More

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Address: Dock Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront | PO Box 51289, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — One&Only Cape Town 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central #5 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central #5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central #17 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central #17 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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One&Only Cape Town, one of the finest resorts in South Africa. This urban chic resort brings an unprecedented level of luxury to Cape Town, one of the world's most fascinating cities.With captivating views of Table Mountain from its enviable location in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the resort is a destination unto itself. Discerning travellers are invited to discover the celebrated cuisines of Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa and Reuben Riffel, socialise in the high-energy vibe of Vista Bar & Lounge and sample rare and undiscovered vintages at the stunning Wine Loft. The sublime calm of the city's most expansive and sophisticated spa offers an indulgent escape, while NEO Boutique debuts an enviable collection of designer fashions, some available for the first time in South Africa.As the first luxury hotel to open in Cape Town in nearly a decade, the resort is designed to celebrate the city's wine, art, design and spirit, balancing contemporary glamour with an authentic South African style. ... more   less 
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