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Right in the heart of Cape Town, this award-winning boutique hotel is located in the elegant Heritage Square. It features a roof-top jacuzzi pool and chic rooms decorated combining European and African elements. Each room at Cape Heritage Hotel has its own character and atmosphere. They all come with extra-long beds and a pillow menu. Some rooms have teak ceilings or spacious living areas, others include luxury bathrooms. Opening out on to the historic Heritage Square, the hotel provides dining opportunities in some of the best restaurants in town. Breakfast is served in house and is prepared with inventive pastries and organic smoothies. Cape Heritage offers easy access to the city's vibrant street life and business area. Nearby attractions include Signal Hill, Company Gardens and the notorious V&A Waterfront, all within a 10-minute walk away. Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) is 0.6 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Cape Heritage Hotel has been welcoming guests since Feb 4, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We could not have been happier with the total experience at the CH! The staff became like family in just the first day of our 7 in Cape Town. We hope to some day return to Cape Town and if the Cape Heritage will have us, we'll definitely want to...
  • Robert
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel has wonderful character. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the breakfast is superb!
  • Martha
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I have stayed here multiple times and consider it a home-away-from-home. Seeing the staff is like seeing old friends, and I can never get enough of the spacious and well decorated rooms and the amazing breakfast. I love that it is not down near...
  • Martha
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I have stayed here multiple times for four main reasons: the huge and well appointed rooms, the lovely staff, the excellent location, and the incredible breakfast. The staff are friendly and professional and accommodate each guest’s every need. I...
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful, interesting hotel in a great location to explore the city. The staff was excellent, as was breakfast.
  • Winm
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The standard room was excellent. It was well-appointed, large enough for a couple, and clean. The breakfasts (not included in the price of the standard room) were delicious. We had croissants, cappuccino, cheese, fresh fruit, yogurt,...
  • Ayla
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location and great staff! They were super accommodating with a last minute trip change and moving our dates because they were non refundable. Location is great! No loadshedding which was amazing.
  • Eboni
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Super cozy and cute. Great for couples. Walking distance to restaurants bars and clubs
  • Meltem
    what an amazing experience we had at cape heritage hotel. First of all, our suit was excellent and felt like we went back to 1771. It was so clean, especially the bathroom. the breakfast was OMG, fantastic. The most facinating part was the staff,...
  • Walter
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was very good. It is served outside in the courtyard. Eggs any way you like with fresh fruit. The wait staff was very friendly. Many restaurants nearby.

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  • Hi there. Is your property close to the hop on, hop off bus?

    Good Day, Yes the hotel is about a 3 minute walk away from the hop on hop off stop. Kind regards, Kelly
    Answered on 4 February 2020
  • Do you have airport Shuttle bus , we are looking to book for this November

    We are happy to arrange your airport transfer: As a guideline of the cost: a private transfer for 2 people, one way: ZAR 350.00. If you would like ..
    Answered on 17 October 2022
  • Can I book now…

    You are welcome to book. Warm regards
    Answered on 18 August 2021
  • Hello - is the Jacuzzi open?

    Good Day. Our Rooftop Jacuzzi is operating
    Answered on 1 April 2021
  • Hi, do you have your own private parking?

    We have parking facilities adjacent to the hotel in Shortmarket Street. We have dedicated parking bays that belong to the hotel and are charged at ZA..
    Answered on 23 June 2021
  • Hello, Are you providing breakfast at this time? We want to book a week in November. Thank you, Deborah

    The Hotel will start with Breakfast again from 01 October 2021
    Answered on 14 September 2021
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Cape Heritage Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • City view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs ZAR 110 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    • Babysitting/Child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Convenience store on site
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Hair/Beauty salon
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Room service
    • Visual aids (tactile signs)
    • Visual aids (Braille)
    • Fitness classes
    • Yoga classes
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body treatments
    • Hairstyling
    • Hair coloring
    • Haircut
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English

    House rules

    Cape Heritage Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    12+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    ZAR 750 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Cash Cape Heritage Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    Please inform Cape Heritage Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.