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Best of Cape Town Central Guide

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Cape Town Central
Cape Town glistens at the southern toe of the African continent. Tourist brochure-views at Blaauwberg Beach and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are within easy driving distance of "The Mother City." The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve provides sweeping sea vistas, hiking trails and wildlife encounters. On a more somber note, travelers can visit Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 27 years.

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HintHunt South Africa
HintHunt South Africa
Owner description: HintHunt is a new simple and fun escape game, designed for small groups of 3-6 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal is... more Owner description: HintHunt is a new simple and fun escape game, designed for small groups of 3-6 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! Else ... You could be trapped inside forever! During this engaging and challenging game team members truly live and breathe in union for an hour. less
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Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain National Park
Attraction type: National Parks
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Cape Point Nature Reserve
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Owner description: Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. The 528 hectares... more Owner description: Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. The 528 hectares estate includes a cultivated garden and a nature reserve. The developed garden displays collections of southern African plants including many rare and endangered species. There are also visitor facilities in the garden including restaurants, a nursery, a gift shop, a bookshop and a permanent Zimbabwean stone sculpture exhibition. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Owner description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all... more Owner description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 23 million visitors to the summit. 850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually. less
Attraction type: Trams
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La Colombe
La Colombe
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Chefs Warehouse
Chefs Warehouse
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Dash Restaurant & Bar
Dash Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: European, Continental, Contemporary, Californian
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare
Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Stardust
Stardust
Cuisines: African, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Parker Cottage
4.0 of 5
Parker Cottage
$80 - $160
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Amber Tree Lodge
Amber Tree Lodge
$25 - $84
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The Backpackers in Green Point (The B.I.G.)
The Backpackers in Green Point (The B.I.G.)
$27 - $104
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

2Inn1  Kensington
4.0 of 5
2Inn1 Kensington
$165 - $230
Ranked #1 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Blackheath Lodge
4.0 of 5
Blackheath Lodge
$133 - $241
Ranked #3 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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An African Villa
4.0 of 5
An African Villa
$126 - $169
Ranked #4 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

MannaBay
4.5 of 5
MannaBay
$426 - $456
Ranked #2 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Kensington Place
4.5 of 5
Kensington Place
$217 - $351
Ranked #5 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Derwent House Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
Derwent House Boutique Hotel
$168 - $203
Ranked #6 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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