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This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Whale Watchers Luxury Self-catering Accommodations @ Muizenberg Beach features luxury accommodations along the Muizenberg Beachfront. Certain apartments offer sea and mountain views, while others overlook piazzas with mountain views.

Some apartments are located at Surfer's Corner, the most popular surfing spot in Cape Town, while others are located further along the beachfront between 0.6 mi and 1.2 mi from Surfer's Corner. All apartments offer free, secure parking. All the spacious and brightly decorated apartments and penthouses have living rooms with a satellite TV.

Guests can enjoy preparing their meals in the privacy of their fully-equipped kitchens. They include an oven, microwave, a refrigerator, and kitchenware. Grocery stores and restaurants are also available in the surrounding area.

Cape Town International Airport is 22 mi away and the property offers a shuttle service upon request.

MUi Empire Apartments has been welcoming guests since Feb 15, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Closest beaches
  • Muizenberg Beach

    Muizenberg Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    200 feet from property
  • St James Beach

    St James Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    4,550 feet from property
  • Danger Beach

    Danger Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Kalk Bay Harbor Beach

    Kalk Bay Harbor Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Managed by MUi STAYS

Company review score: 9.1Based on 265 reviews from 28 properties
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Company info

MUi STAYS is the premium accommodation offering of Whale Watchers Properties. Be a responsible traveller and contribute to the environment and the community. Selected quality accommodation that serves the community and the environment. Our purpose is to Enhance Community Value, Sustainably and Responsibly by offering the modern discerning conscious traveller Socially Responsible, Environmentally Friendly, Quality Accommodation. Choose responsibly choose MUi STAYS, the modern travellers conscious choice.

Property info

The MUi Empire Apartments are a recently restored art deco masterpiece. The apartment complex is right on Muizenberg Beach, offering guests a secure and safe stay in high quality accommodation walking distance to the white sands and surf worthy waves of Muizenberg beach. All amenities are within walking distance. Enjoy your time in Cape Town, South Africa right here at the MUi Empire Apartments in Muizenberg.

Neighborhood info

The Empire Apartments at Surfer's Corner on Muizenberg Beach is your direct access to to the mecca of surfing culture in Cape Town with a buzzing array of surfing schools, many excellent restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, a bakery, children's playground, mini golf, water slides and an outdoor gym.

Languages Spoken

Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Knead Bakery Cafe
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Lucky Fish n Chips
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Primi Piatti
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Tiger's Milk
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Bombay Chilli
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Table Mountain National Park
    1.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Muizenberg Beach
    200 feet
  • St James Beach
    4,550 feet
  • Danger Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Kalk Bay Harbour Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Fish Hoek Beach
    2.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    12 miles
How to get to MUi Empire Apartments from Cape Town International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site


    Food: Seafood, International, South African

    Tigets Milk

    Food: African, American, Pizza, Seafood, Local, Grill/BBQ, South African

Amenities of MUi Empire Apartments
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Garden
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Mountain view
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Waterslide
  • Convenience store on site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules MUi Empire Apartments takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment 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.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 by request
ZAR 150 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 250 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Debit card MUi Empire Apartments accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

The properties office is open between 9:00 and 17:00 weekdays and 09:00 to 12:00 on Saturdays.

If you arrive outside of office hours, please announce your arrival at the security office in the lobby of the Empire Building, 85 Beach Road (opposite Muizenberg Main Beach). Please inform the security guard that you are booked in with Whale Watchers and he will call the resident after hours representative, to check you in.

After hours check-ins are free, however a ZAR 180 surcharge applies to check-ins between 20:00 and midnight. No check-ins are possible after midnight.

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

Please inform MUi Empire Apartments 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.

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.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.