Offering a rooftop bar with an outdoor pool, The Gray Hotel is located in the vibrant De Waterkant of Cape Town. This boutique hotel has views of Table Mountain and guests can enjoy a meal at The Piano Bar restaurant. The individually decorated rooms are air-conditioned and offer a flat-screen TV. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. The Gray Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. Due to weather conditions, The Skybar is closed from 1 June until 30 September every year. The trendy Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village is located just across the road and the famous V&A Waterfront is a 5-minute drive from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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


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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
9.0
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Carina
    South Africa South Africa
    We did not have breakfast because we had to leave early (06:30) again, but would love to enjoy a nice breakfast.
  • Travel
    United States of America United States of America
    Fantastic staff, the breakfast was very good and location is great.
  • Lucille
    Canada Canada
    The decor and feel of this place has a good vibe. Rooftop bar and pool were amazing views, and the piano bar had good food and live entertainment in the evening.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • The Piano Bar
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian
  • The Skybar
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Ambience
      Romantic

Amenities of The Grey Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Daily housekeeping
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Aerobics
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • 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
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Adults only
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
The Grey Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00 to 00:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 00:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. The credit card must match the one used to guarantee the booking. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Grey 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.

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about The Grey Hotel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Grey Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • The Skybar
    • The Piano Bar

  • Guests staying at The Grey Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • Room options at The Grey Hotel include:

    • Double

  • The prices at The Grey Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Grey Hotel is 0.7 miles from the center of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Grey Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Horseback riding
    • Themed dinners
    • Aerobics
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Game drives
    • Bike tours
    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at The Grey Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.