Cape Town hotels

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Low season August
High season March
  Average price (weeknight): R1 942
  Average price (weekend night): R6 560

cheapest month to stay

59%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

116%

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(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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(weeknight)

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

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Top tips for finding the perfect Cape Town hotel

Many hotels in Cape Town are located in the city centre, called the "City Bowl". The Taj Cape Town is an affordable luxury hotel in the area. Visitors to the Taj Cape Town can enjoy a health spa, an indoor pool and two restaurants on site. Another luxury hotel in the area is Sunsquare Cape Town City Bowl, which has a pool and fitness centre. Both hotels are less than a kilometre from attractions such as Greenmarket Square and the Bo Kaap Museum.
Those looking to spend some time sunbathing or playing water sports should head to the four beaches in Clifton, an affluent neighbourhood on Cape Town's northwest coast. One of these famous beaches boasts Blue Flag status and all of the beaches are covered in pristine white sand. Many hotels can be found in neighbouring Camps Bay, about a kilometre away. Hotels include The Bay Hotel, a boutique hotel where guests can enjoy sporting grounds and a spa.
The Green Point area, located north of the centre and Signal Hill, is a trendy and modern neighbourhood. Green Point's main street, Somerset Road, is dotted with restaurants, bars, shops and nightclubs. A good hotel choice in the neighbourhood is Sugar Hotel, which offers a classy and romantic vibe. Only a couple of hundred metres away is Pigalle Restaurant, a stylish location that offers live music and a cigar lounge.
For those travellers looking for sports events, the Cape Town Stadium is located in Green Point, near the northern coast of Cape Town. This stadium has hosted major world sports events like the Football World Cup, for instance. The luxury Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is located right on the coast within easy walking distance of the stadium.
If you'd like to stay near Cape Town International Airport, there are a couple of great options available. The higher end option is Hotel Verde, which offers plenty of amenities, a 4-star rating, and the title of "Africa's greenest hotel". On the budget-priced end, you can stay at the 2-star Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport. In addition, many hotels closer to the city centre offer transport to the airport which is about 20 kilometres away.
A popular neighbourhood to visit in Cape Town is Bo-Kaap, which is located on the slope of Signal Hill. This multicultural area is famous for its bright primary and pastel-coloured buildings and cobblestone streets. A good place to stay in Bo-Kaap is Signal Hill Lodge, which offers fantastic mountain views due to its location right on the border of Signal Hill.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cape Town

How much is a cheap hotel in Cape Town?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Cape Town for as cheap as R116 in the last 3 days. The average price is R2 680.
How much is a hotel in Cape Town for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Cape Town hotels for tonight for as low as R250. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R457 and 4-star hotels from R624.
How much is a hotel in Cape Town for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Cape Town hotels for this weekend for as low as R170 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R394 and 4-star hotels from R668.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Cape Town?
Hotels in Bloubergstrand, Camps Bay and Green Point have the most searches on KAYAK.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What neighbourhood is good for business travellers?
The Cape Town Central Business District is located in the City Bowl, right at the city centre. Cape Town International Convention Centre is located here, close to the waterfront. Hotels near the convention centre include The Westin Cape Town, which offers amazing views of both the city centre and the surrounding mountains.
In which neighbourhoods can I see flora and fauna?
The neighbourhood of Claremont is located near the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which is home to over 7000 species of plants. The Andros Boutique Hotel is a smart accommodation choice in the area. Dolphins can be seen at the northern coast of Cape Town, very near the City Bowl.
Which hotels are close to museums?
Most museums in Cape Town are located in the City Bowl. Staying at the Cape Town Hollow Boutique Hotel, which provides great amenities for a very affordable price, puts you within easy walking distance of the Iziko South African Museum, the South African Jewish Museum, and the South African National Gallery.
Are there any 5-star hotels in Cape Town?
There are many! A good choice is The Table Bay Hotel, located in Green Point right next to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The Table Bay Hotel offers a pool and hot tub, full spa services, a gym and a business centre.

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Best Cape Town hotels

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POD Camps Bay - Cape Town - Pool
1
9,6 Excellent (360 reviews)
R6 761+
Cape Heritage Hotel - Cape Town - Building
2
9,5 Excellent (760 reviews)
R2 804+
Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel - Cape Town - Building
3
9,5 Excellent (478 reviews)
R4 775+
52 De Wet - Cape Town - Pool
4
9,5 Excellent (232 reviews)
R3 680+
The Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa - Cape Town - Building
5
9,4 Excellent (1 587 reviews)
R3 096+
The Cellars-Hohenort - Cape Town - Bedroom
6
9,4 Excellent (901 reviews)
R3 738+
Cape Grace Hotel - Cape Town - Building
7
9,4 Excellent (858 reviews)
R10 046+
Ocean View House - Cape Town - Building
8
9,4 Excellent (749 reviews)
R3 563+
Ellerman House - Cape Town - Building
9
9,5 Excellent (179 reviews)
R20 099+
Villa Zest Boutique Hotel - Cape Town - Bedroom
10
9,5 Excellent (151 reviews)
R2 497+
Bliss Boutique Hotel - Cape Town - Bedroom
11
9,4 Excellent (406 reviews)
R1 562+
Welgelegen Boutique Guest House - Cape Town - Building
12
9,5 Excellent (143 reviews)
R3 475+

Best rooms in Cape Town

Melkbosch Guesthouse - Cape Town - Bedroom
1
8,3 Excellent (114 reviews)
MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel - Cape Town - Pool
2
9,8 Excellent (120 reviews)
R8 469+
Anchor Bay Guest House - Cape Town - Building
3
9,7 Excellent (250 reviews)
Silvermist Mountain Lodge Estate - Cape Town - Outdoor view
4
8,9 Excellent (100 reviews)
R2 190+

Best Cape Town hotels near Greenmarket Square

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Taj Cape Town - Cape Town - Building
1
9,1 Excellent (6 015 reviews)
R2 993+
Pepperclub Hotel - Cape Town - Bedroom
2
8,9 Excellent (2 262 reviews)
R2 176+
Hilton Cape Town City Centre - Cape Town - Building
3
8,6 Excellent (1 496 reviews)
R2 000+
Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel - Cape Town - Bedroom
4
8,6 Excellent (859 reviews)
R1 665+