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Cape Grace
Ranked #7 of 106 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
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“Loving Cape Town because of this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I recently booked at Cape Grace Hotel for 4 nights with my family. It was really great, our rooms were neatly done. I mostly loved the signal restaurant, the food was excellently served, and I should compliment one of the waiters there, Blessing. This guy is very humble and also doing his work properly, he really served us well and made sure we had the best service. Thanks Cape Grace, you are wonderful!!!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I recently spent four nights at Cape Grace in Cape Town and it was wonderful! The staff was incredibly friendly from check-in to check-out and truly made an effort to accommodate us in every way possible. They have a great restaurant, delicious food and a really unique whiskey bar for cocktails at night (or during the day). The hotel also offers a 7-series BMW that will take you anywhere you need to go in the city at no charge, which was so nice for dinner reservations and pick ups after we had been out exploring. You can just call them at any time and a driver comes to pick you up! Much better than finding a taxi in a foreign city...

The spa was under construction on our visit but we still got massages and they were fantastic! Even though the spa was being renovated they had setup spa rooms in guest suites that were very tranquil...if I hadn't known any better I would've thought it was the spa. Which goes to show how above and beyond they go for their guests to have a good experience.

Cape Grace was in a great location as well, we were able to walk to the V&A Waterfront area which had tons of shops and restaurants. We were a short drive to Camp's Bay and a short drive to Kloof and Long streets.

Overall we really enjoyed our stay at Cape Grace, it is a beautiful hotel and we are so glad it was recommended to us through &Beyond, the best safari planning company around!!

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Salem, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a wonderful three nights at the Cape Grace. The accommodations were lovely and the breakfast delicious. We had dinner in the dining room one night and it was one of the best I have ever had. The hotel is on the waterfront and in walking distance to the aquarium, a craft market, restaurants and a large mall (just in case you forgot to pack something)

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

You could write for an hour about this Hotel, such are the qualities.
It is well located, oozes majestic charm from a bygone era and has staff that cannot do enough to make your stay an unforgettable experience.
We had 6 nights at The Cape Grace and within that period we were part of their extensive family. From Edward the driver to the breakfast and hotel staff we were made special from check in to check out.
Make use of their local knowledge and appreciate the love and sincere care they provide on a daily basis.
Thank you Cape Grace you made a beautiful city even more memorable.

Stayed July 2014
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Brussels
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cape Grace is ideally situated in Capetown, on waterfront. very classy, fantastic service.
great views. excellent bar and restaurant. one of the greatest hotels I have ever experienced. I would recommend to anybody visiting CT.

Room Tip: ask for room with View on waterfront
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Everything was perfect. Our room was beautiful - it looked out over the harbor. The hotel staff were friendly and new our names by the second day. We ate breakfast in the hotel every morning - delicious. We walked to different restaurants each night. Cape Town is a beautiful city. Make sure to visit the wineries and make the trip to Cape Horn. Make sure you find the whiskey bar in the hotel. It is somewhat hidden.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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1 Thank Kate422
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

One of my favorite hotels on planet earth! I could write a tome about this great hotel but if your looking for service, service, and more service this is your place. Its as good as it gets! Everything about this hotel is first class. The food is world class and the furnishings are amazing. Will come back next year for my yearly pampering.

Room Tip: I always get one of the rooms that overlook the water
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cape Grace

Property: Cape Grace
Address: West Quay Road | Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#7 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cape Grace 5*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on a private quay between the working harbour of Cape Town’s bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the serenity of an international yacht marina, Cape Grace is a welcoming and gracious sanctuary of tradition, sophistication and contemporary comfort. ... more   less 
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Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town Central
Hotel Cape Town
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Cape Grace Cape Town, South Africa

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