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The heart of the Mother City beats strong from the vibrant Cape Town City Bowl – in fact you can often hear the literal rhythm of the African Djembe drums being played as you trawl through the craft stands at historic Greenmarket Square in the CBD.

Discover cobbled streets, busy shopping precincts, a variety of restaurants and all the...

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Long Street Boutique Hotel

Cape Town Central
12 rooms
Units from R 950
Special Deal

Victorian charm meets modern amenities and contemporary décor at this boutique establishment. Named after the vibrant street on which it’s found, the Long Street Boutique...


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Leeuwenvoet Boutique Hotel

Tamboerskloof
15 Bedrooms
Units from R 1,450

A warm welcome awaits at Leeuwenvoet House, a lovingly restored Victorian residence. Located below Table Mountain adjacent to Kloof Street, Cape Town’s trendy restaurant...


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Cape Royale Luxury Hotel & Spa

Cape Town Central
80 suites

Situated along a tree-lined boulevard in Green Point, the artistic quarter of Cape Town, The Cape Royale Luxury Hotel is framed by Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean and...


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Bayview Guest House

Cape Town Central
5 Bedrooms and 1 Self-Catering Apartment
PPS from R 450
Includes Bed & Breakfast

Modern architectural elegance and an eco-friendly ethos give Bayview a unique atmosphere. Step out onto the pool deck or private terrace, where the contemporary décor blends...


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Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Town Central
17 Bedrooms and 2 Suites
PPS from R 1,005

Set in fashionable Heritage Square in the heart of Cape Town, this intimate Boutique Hotel is perfect for the discerning traveller. The hotel, which occupies well restored...


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Abbey Manor

Oranjezicht
9 rooms
PPS from R 850

Located on the slopes of Table Mountain in the tranquil suburb of Oranjezicht and overlooking Cape Town’s City Bowl is Abbey Manor.

Built more than a hundred years...


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Dunkley House

Gardens
10 Rooms, 1 self-cater Apartment
PPS from R 435

In the heart of central Cape Town, modern design and styling has transformed this historic family residence. Built in the 1900’s in a quaint Victorian street, Dunkley House...


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Tintagel Guest House

Cape Town Central
6 Bedrooms
PPS from R 585

This 1881 Victorian semi-detached villa has been meticulously renovated as a guesthouse during 2004.

Tintagel Guest House is conveniently located in the Kloof Street...


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Bluegum Hill Guest House

Cape Town Central
5 Bedrooms,1 Self Catering Studio Apartment, 1 Self Catering Penthouse Apartment
Units from R 650

Bluegum Hill Guest House is in Upper Green Point on the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town. Come home to one of the most breathtaking views in Cape Town beneath the bluegum...


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Liberty Lodge

Tamboerskloof
4 Bedrooms
PPS from R 488
Includes Bed & Breakfast

Over the years, this classic Bed and Breakfast has earned an enviable reputation for relaxed and genuine hospitality. Located in Tamboerskloof in Cape Town, Liberty Lodge...


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Redbourne Hilldrop

Oranjezicht
5 Bedrooms
PPS from R 600

Redbourne Hilldrop located in Oranjezicht, Cape Town was built in 1928 and has been restored to provide convenience and comfort. The charm of fine wooden floors, lofty...


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The Grand Daddy

Cape Town Central
24 Rooms, 2 Suites, 7 Airstream Trailers
PPS from R 618
Special Deal

Luxurious, plush and playful, The Grand Daddy is an inspired boutique hotel with an effervescent, creative soul, and the world's only rooftop trailer park hotel. Generous,...


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Hippo Boutique Hotel

Cape Town Central
20 rooms & 3 Suites

Hippo Hotel is an exclusive boutique hotel located right in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, just a 1 minute walk from trendy Kloof Street and 5 minutes from the Company...


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The Walden House

Tamboerskloof
7 rooms
PPS from R 830

With majestic Table Mountain providing the ultimate backdrop, The Walden House is a charming Victorian guest house set in trendy Tamboerskloof. Dating back to 1900, the home...


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Four Rosmead Hotel

Oranjezicht
10 rooms
PPS from R 1,038

Who wouldn’t want to wake up on the slopes of Table Mountain to sublime views of the Mother City? At Four Rosmead in Oranjezicht, this is exactly what awaits. Built in 1903,...


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Cape Town City Bowl travel guide

The heart of the Mother City beats strong from the vibrant Cape Town City Bowl – in fact you can often hear the literal rhythm of the African Djembe drums being played as you trawl through the craft stands at historic Greenmarket Square in the CBD.

Discover cobbled streets, busy shopping precincts, a variety of restaurants and all the sights, smells and sounds of the city, from Green Point to Gardens, Oranjezicht to Tamboerskloof, Bo-Kaap to Fresnaye. And when you want a change of scenery, head for the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront for unlimited shopping, dining, browsing, sightseeing and entertainment possibilities.

Cape Town CBD Highlights 

  • Bo-Kaap – colourful, picturesque historical centre of the Cape Malay Culture; visit the Bo-Kaap museum (oldest house in the area) 
  • Cape Town Castle – Built in 1600s – the oldest surviving building in South Africa; take a tour which explores the eerie dungeons below the Castle.
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) - state of the art Convention Centre hosting a myriad of events year round. 
  • Cape Town CBD – vibey cafés, bars and clubs, trendy stores. Hipsters abound in Long Street. Visit the Long Street Baths an original Turkish steam bath.
  •  Company Gardens – Lush historic gardens with views of Table Mountain. Feed the squirrels, then visit the SA National Art Gallery or the South Africa Museum & Planetarium.
  • De Waterkant - Cape Town’s Décor District by day, Gay Nightlife Centre by night. Shops, bars, restaurants. 
  • Greenmarket Square – Tables of crafts and clothing in this square which dates back to 1696. Bartering is encouraged. 
  • Green Point - excellent coffee and deli delights at Giovanni’s; cakes and light lunches at Miss K in Somerset Road. The new Green Point Park is a great recreational space.
  • Iziko Museums - collection of African museums includes the South African Museum & Planetarium, the SA National Art Gallery and a selection of Social History sites including the Bo-Kaap Museum, Groot Constantia, the Castel of Good Hope and the Slave Lodge. 
  • Heritage Square - a beautifully preserved combination of historical houses, excellent restaurants and luxury Cape Town accommodation. Visit ‘and Union’ for artisan beer and the best Prego rolls in town.
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – SA’s top tourist destination – a working harbour alongside a wealth of stores, eateries and entertainment, day and night. Take a ferry to Robben Island.

Our Portfolio of Cape Town City Bowl Accommodation

Cape Town is South Africa’s top tourist destination and it’s always wise to book your luxury accommodation ahead of time in season. Try Cape Town out of season for a totally different experience of the Mother City - lots of rain make it ideal for romantic city getaways, while perfect sunny days pop up unexpectedly throughout the season. Portfolio offers a selection of fine Cape Town City Bowl accommodation options including B&Bs, guest houses and boutique hotels, offering easy access to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Town International Airport and the beaches of the Atlantic Seaboard.