Cape Town South Africa is one of the top tourist destinations on the continent. Located on Table Bay, the city serves as South Africa's legislative capital and offers numerous attractions to visitors. As such a popular tourist destination, the options for accommodation in Cape Town are quite diverse. Whether you are looking for a luxury, cheap, or boutique hotel in Cape Town, there will be a variety of lodging choices that match your tastes and budget.
One of the popular Cape Town hotels is the Protea Fire and Ice, located at the base of Table Mountain. This trendy, centrally located three-star Cape Town hotel offers easy access to hiking and many of the popular beaches, as well as the V&A Waterfront, where travelers can go shopping, swimming, diving, or even hop on a ferry trip to Robben Island. It also offers guests a chance to enjoy wines, dining, and nightlife at its restaurant and bar areas. The hotel guest rooms feature air-conditioning, a king-size bed, an LCD flat-screen TV, a large desk with international electrical outlets, wireless internet access, and an in-room safe that can fit a laptop.
There are numerous choices when it comes to luxury hotels in Cape Town. One excellent pick is the Mount Nelson Hotel (pictured). Whether you're traveling to Cape Town for a honeymoon, relaxing retreat, or business trip, the Mount Nelson Hotel offers all the modern luxury features you could hope for, including two swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, a hair salon, the Librisa Spa, two restaurants, and a stylish bar. Both spacious luxury rooms and suites are available at this Cape Town hotel. Located in a garden estate in the heart of the city, the hotel is an excellent base from which to explore Cape Town's attractions, from art and history museums to nature parks and trails to dining destinations. Additionally, golf courses are just a short drive away.
If you're looking to save money on accommodation in Cape Town, you have several options. Of course, there are numerous Cape Town hotels, bed & breakfasts, and guesthouses that will cost you less than the luxury hotels. Additionally, you can look for special deals at hotels in all price ranges. Often times hotels will offer discounts if you book ahead or for extended stays. Vacation packages are another great way to save on Cape Town hotels—packages often bundle the price of flights and accommodations, or accommodations and popular attractions. For example, the Mount Nelson hotel offers family packages, spa packages, dining packages, seasonal offers, and a package including a trip to Robben Island.
Cape Town is a perfect jumping off point to explore other parts of South Africa. You can spend your days taking day trips to destinations in the winelands such as Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, and then come home to your Cape Town hotel in the evening. Whether you're on a budget or looking for top-notch luxury, there are plenty of choices for accommodation in Cape Town that will satisfy your taste and budget. With a little planning ahead, you're sure to find the perfect Cape Town hotels for your South Africa vacation.