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“Luxurious hospitality!”
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Cape Grace
Ranked #6 of 109 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
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6 reviews
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“Luxurious hospitality!”
Reviewed January 30, 2010

The Cape Grace is a luxuriously comfortable small boutique hotel in a great location. The staff are delightfully pleasant and anxious to take good care of you. Smiles everywhere. The rooms are very well appointed and spacious. The restaurant is excellent, and I would be very happy to stay here again, which I will probably do.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 27, 2010

this hotel is in the best spot of the city. Is very nice, clean and comfortable. The view of the waterfront is great, the service is outstanding and all the staff is more than helpfull GREAT

  • Stayed January 2010
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Reviewed January 22, 2010

Cape Grace Hotel is located in a terrific location in terms of shopping and restaurants. The hotel is right on the harbor and the views are beautiful. There are wonderful touches, such as complimentary sherry and port in the library every evening; downloads of your favorite newspapers (we got the New York Times and USA Today delivered to our room every day) and the courtesy limo to places in Cape Town.
The service in the restaurants was not consistent. Several times at breakfast we had to find our own coffee and almost beg for service. Given the price of the hotel, this is unacceptable. The guest relations desk was not always staffed with people who could help out.
Rooms were lovely with a spacious dressing area and a huge marbled bathroom. French doors opened to a view of the harbor-in the evenings we saw seals romping in the water.
Overall this is a very gracious and lovely place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with friends
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Yarm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2010

The Cape Grace is situated at the V & A watwerfront development. The room we had was one of the best we have ever occupied. The staff were pleasant and extrenely helpful. The food was excellent.
The only drawback is that the non-smoking area of the bar is sometimes cordoned off for private parties. Otherwise faultless.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Perth, Scotland
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Reviewed January 19, 2010

Stayed at the Cape Grace for 4 days at the start of our trip to South Africa. From the minute we arrived at the hotel it was a fantastic experience. It ranks as one of the best hotels we have stayed in. The team at Guest Relations are very helpful in arranging tours or restaurant recommendations. (Special mention to Sheba!). The breakfasts were of an extremely high quality with an excellent selection. The rooms and general decor of the hotel is extremely classy whilst being very cosy and welcoming. The pool area is a bit on the small side but was never busy during our stay and the pool staff couldn't do enough for you. We made good use of the hotel's BMW 7 Series to ferry us around the city, it's complimentary and you do need to book in advance. The hotel is certainly not cheap but we also didn't feel it was poor value either. The old addage you get what you pay for certainly applies at the Cape Grace.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with friends
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed January 17, 2010

after three flights this hotel couldn't be more inviting. Centrally located to many restaurants so you dont need a taxi.

Stayed November 2007, traveled as a couple
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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Reviewed January 17, 2010

Cape Grace sits among the top hotels I have ever stayed at (along with Four Seasons Hong Kong, Four Seasons des Bergues in Geneva and the Park Hyatt Tokyo).

The rooms are spacious, and feel completely new and clean. They all offer views of either the harbour or Table mountain. Beds are very comfortable and sheets are crisp.

Bathrooms are also very luxurious and clean. Our room had a huge shower that could fit two.

Overall, the furniture feels new yet comfortable and homy. The service was irreproachable (concierge/reception were always quick to satisfy our demands and make recommendations for dinner).

The location of the hotel is perfect for tourism. It is also pretty close to the World Cup stadium (probably a 20-minute walk).

The hotel restaurant was also excellent. We had dinner there our last evening and it offers a great selection of seafood from the region.

All the amenities and service level of this hotel make it a sure 5-star by any international standard.

Stayed January 2010, 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
#6 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
Cape Town Grace
Cape Grace Cape Town, South Africa

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