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90 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#10 of 122 hotels in Cape Town Central
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Situated in Heritage Square in the heart of Cape Town, the Cape Heritage is a boutique four star hotel that is historic and contemporary; intimate and lively; and stylish and cozy. Originally built in 1771, the hotel has 17 individually decorated bedrooms, which not only retain the charm of the past but are also equipped with an array of modern comforts. The hotel opens out onto a courtyard that houses the oldest living grapevine in South Africa
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Kids stay free
Secured parking
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Walking tours
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Fax / photocopying
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Good to know
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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kleijweg wrote a review Apr 2020
1 contribution
A beatifull hotel with great hospitality and very nice people. It is in the heart of Capetown, so it is handy for discover the town. Breakfast is also very good! We did have a stay in Cape Heritage that we will never forget family Kleijweg
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Date of stay: March 2020
spw1984 wrote a review Dec 2019
Newcastle, UK130 contributions51 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
This is a beautifully restored hotel in a great location for exploring Cape Town. The room was a good size with a comfy bed and large bathroom. Breakfast in the hotel was really good with a choice of cooked items and continental buffet which could be enjoyed outside under South Africa's oldest grapevine. The staff were friendly and accommodating and looked after us very well during our stay. The hotel is good value and if we returned to Cape Town we would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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jannettediehl wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Very friendly and helpful staff who provided support on all questions, excellent breakfast with large variety, nice and clean rooms. I loved the room decoration and the antique furniture mixed with trendy new stuff.
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Date of stay: March 2020
378Judith wrote a review Mar 2020
Bath, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
Over the past few years the courtyard surrounding the Cape Heritage hotel has been developed as a buzzing social hub with a number of places to eat, an art gallery, gin tasting venue etc; as a consequence the rooms can be rather noisy on busy evenings. If a little noise is not a problem, then I highly recommend this hotel. We love this hotel which is why we always stay here when we visit Cape Town (this was our third stay). The Cape Heritage is great value for money; has an ideal central Cape Town location; the rooms are stunning - all are individually designed and complement the historic setting; the hotel staff are friendly and could not do more to help; and breakfast is delicious (it is an event in itself). Thank you for looking after us so well. We WILL be back.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room. The Superior Rooms are well worth the extra cost as they come with a small...
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Anthony B wrote a review Mar 2020
Arundel, United Kingdom5 contributions
All the comfort of a large hotel in a unique and personal setting. Easy walk to waterfront and top restaurants and bars on the doorstep. Staff friendly and always welcoming throughout our 4 nights with breakfast in the courtyard a highlight. Would only ever chose to stay here again on returning. We hired a car for the last day from central CT to discover the Cape and coastline before using it to continue our trip (and ultimately drop at the airport) and there is secure parking opposite.
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Date of stay: March 2020
$74 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Heritage Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cape Heritage Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Gate69 (0.03 miles), Prins & Prins (0.07 miles), and Inverdoorn Game Reserve Safaris (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cape Heritage Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Osteria Tarantino, Burger & Lobster, and Chefs Warehouse.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Cape Heritage Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Cape Heritage Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Cape Heritage Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Cape Town Central.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cape Heritage Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.