The Most Beautiful Places To Stay In Cape Town, South Africa

By Parker Diakite


Millions of people from all over the world travel to Cape Town, South Africa to explore the country’s wine, culture, adventure, and iconic scenery.

The Cape Floral Region, stretching from the Cape Peninsula to the Eastern Cape, was placed on the World Heritage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list in 2004. With more than 2,600 plant species, the floral region contains some of the richest plant biodiversity in the world.

The iconic Table Mountain is a significant tourist attraction that draws millions of visitors each year for hiking to the top where tourists experience one of the country’s most scenic views.

With so much natural beauty in one place, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in during your visit to Cape Town:

Taj Hotel Cape Town

Located in the heart of Cape Town is Taj Hotel. Formerly the old South African Reserve Bank, this building was restored but retains its marble columns, floors, and lofty domed ceiling.

Spread throughout three buildings are 176 rooms and suites that vary in size and style. Guests can choose to view Cape Town’s skyline or Table Mountain.

Photo courtesy of Taj Cape Town


12 Apostles Hotel & Spa

If you’re looking for the best spot to view sunsets in Cape Town, then consider booking with 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa. Staff at the hotel boasts how this hotel, in particular, has the longest hours of sunshine in Cape Town: guaranteeing an amazing view of the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.

Photo courtesy of 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa


The Table Bay Hotel

The Table Bay Hotel is an upscale property located in the Waterfront District. If you’re looking to be swept off your feet, then this is the hotel for you. In addition to an amazing view of Table Mountain, guests will have the chance to indulge in a high tea experience.

Photo courtesy of The Table Bay Hotel Cape Town


Atlantique Villa Camps Bay

During your stay at Atlantique Villa Camps Bay, guests have the option to relax on a furnished balcony with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Mountain, or the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range which forms the back of Table Mountain.

Photo courtesy of Atlantique Villa Camps Bay


The Penthouse on Beach

With a perfect score on Airbnb, the Penthouse on Beach listing remains a top choice among visitors for its breathtaking views.

Airbnb | The Penthouse on Beach Cape Town


Urban Oasis

Another popular Airbnb listing in Cape Town is the Urban Oasis. This urban home features an urban garden and tons of space.

Airbnb | Urban Oasis Cape Town


Pod Camps Bay

Located on the north end of Camps Bay beachfront is Pod Camps Bay. This hotel sits in perfect proximity to the Camps Bay strip, which is known for its beaches, gastronomy, nightlife, and shopping.

Photo courtesy of Pod Camps Bay

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