Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Heritage Hotel

 I paid a visit to Cape Heritage Hotel to celebrate my Birthday.This made the whole experience  so special and memorable as I managed to enjoy  the precious moments with my Family and Friends..I would certainly do it again if I get another chance..What an amazing experience!!
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5.0
#19 of 117 hotels in Cape Town Central
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
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Situated in Heritage Square in the heart of Cape Town, the Cape Heritage is a boutique four star hotel that is historic and contemporary; intimate and lively; and stylish and cozy. Originally built in 1771, the hotel has 17 individually decorated bedrooms, which not only retain the charm of the past but are also equipped with an array of modern comforts. The hotel opens out onto a courtyard that houses the oldest living grapevine in South Africa
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Canoeing offsite
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
Hotel links
Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay

Location

90 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000 South Africa
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,760 reviews
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The Cape Heritage Hotel garners praise for its amenities, with travelers appreciating the clean and comfortable rooms, diverse breakfast offerings, and a prime location facilitating local exploration. Guests rave about the exceptional cleanliness, from spotless accommodations to pristine bathrooms. While some guests note street noise, it seldom affects sleep quality. The hotel's rooms win admiration for their unique charm and stylish design. Service at the hotel is lauded for its professionalism and attentiveness, contributing to the property's welcoming atmosphere and vintage elegance that many find captivating.
Location
Central
Atmosphere
Charming
Rooms
Stylish
Value
Remarkable
Cleanliness
Immaculate
Noise level
Noisy
Service
Attentive
Amenities
Well-appointed

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Philip S wrote a review Aug 2022
Hotel's Favourite
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My family of five, including two teenagers & a six year throughly enjoyed our stay at this friendly & comfortable boutique hotel. The staff were friendly & helpful.
The hotel is in a great location in central Cape Town.
Over our three week holiday we stayed here a total of six nights.
We wouldn’t hesitate staying here again.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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378Judith wrote a review Mar 2020
Bath, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Over the past few years the courtyard surrounding the Cape Heritage hotel has been developed as a buzzing social hub with a number of places to eat, an art gallery, gin tasting venue etc; as a consequence the rooms can be rather noisy on busy evenings. If a little noise is not a problem, then I highly recommend this hotel.
We love this hotel which is why we always stay here when we visit Cape Town (this was our third stay). The Cape Heritage is great value for money; has an ideal central Cape Town location; the rooms are stunning - all are individually designed and complement the historic setting; the hotel staff are friendly and could not do more to help; and breakfast is delicious (it is an event in itself).
Thank you for looking after us so well. We WILL be back.
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Date of stay: March 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room. The Superior Rooms are well worth the extra cost as they come with a small...
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Vagabonde_Gourmande wrote a review Feb 2020
Le Puy-Sainte-Reparade, France
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The Cape Heritage was a lovely place to land in Cape Town. The rooms are charming, spacious, stocked with tea, filtered water (sorry, only nasty instant for coffee drinkers in the room, you'll have to pop downstairs and have Bamford one of the other members of staff make you a proper coffee!) The hotel wends its way up and around the entire block, neighbours some of the best restaurants in Bo Kaap (really so much better than Waterfront). Each room is furnished differently with a mix of modern and more period pieces; equally, local artwork is dotted about the hotel, juxtaposed with antique furniture. The breakfast is a standout: set yourself up until dinner with the self service continental buffet (fresh, quality bread, fruit, pastries and cereal) followed by beautifully cooked and lovingly presented cooked dishes. All the staff, only some of whose names I recall (Sam, Hilton, Bamford...) are helpful, attentive, kind & generous with their time and offerings (refreshments when you arrive, filtered water everyday in your water bottle. The ONLY negative (sadly not unimportant) is the noise factor - some nights (but you never know when) the courtyard downstairs, which they share with the HeadQuarters Steakhouse, can be noisy prevent/put off a good night's sleep - avoid if you are a light sleeper.

Would definitely go back - a gem of a place and a gem of a team. The hotel also supports a local charity for kids which you can contribute to
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Try 105 or 106
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Bass63 wrote a review Mar 2020
Helsingborg, Sweden
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Cape Heritage Hotel is located in the central part of Cape Town and it's within close proximity to many very nice restaurants. We stayed for 11 nights during Christmas and we had a huge bedroom with a connecting smaller bedroom, a large bathroom and a balcony facing the inner courtyard. The included breakfast was excellent and the service level was immaculate. The hotel is close to the CIty Sightseeing Tour office, which offers many great tours, so checkout their website. The area around the hotel is both nice and somewhat dodgy, because there are a lot people begging for money in the downtown area. If you want to go to the Waterfront area, the best option is to use Uber, which is both cheap and convenient. To conclude, I must say that Cape Heritage hotel, is one of the very best hotels we have ever stayed at and the Cape Town area is a lovely place, and we will definitely come back soon.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Gordon M wrote a review Mar 2020
Ayr, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at the Cape Heritage for 5 nights at the start of our South African holiday. Firstly, the staff were very friendly and professional. A complimentary drink was given on arrival and we even had a bottle of bubbly in our room to help with a Birthday celebration. The hotel is really well appointed. We had a large airy room with an enormous bathroom. There is lots of great artwork on the walls throughout the hotel. Breakfast was excellent, with lots of choice. An added bonus was being able to take breakfast in a courtyard under the oldest vine in Cape Town. Hotel position is excellent: genuine walking distance from top tourist attractions such as Castle, Company Gardens and Bo Kaap. For further afield, the hotel is close to great road links to Table Mountain, Constantia, and the coast. In addition, the hotel is a genuine 2 minute walk from a range of lively bars and restaurants: the kind frequented by locals. Love Thy Neighbour, House of Machines, La Parada and Burger & Lobster are all worth a visit. Parking is in a secure lot adjacent to the hotel. In summary, it’s a well appointed historic building with great staff, great rooms, great breakfast and a great location. Highly recommended. 10/10.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Anna wrote a review Feb 2020
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We were looking for a central CapeTown hotel. We have been to the city before but had been put off by scare stories and so only ever stayed on the coast or further out in the wine-lands. The hotel was a very pleasant surprise, we had beautiful room and the staff were terrific. The only downside was the parking situation. We parked the car overnight in the cape heritage spots in the public parking lot as recommended by the hotel. The Car park security guard was obviously asleep when all hubcaps and the badges were removed by the car as they saw nothing. What a pity as although the hotel was very good it rather spoiled our stay....
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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brodarte wrote a review Feb 2020
Toluca, Mexico
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A wonderful hotel with a superb location and lovely staff. A perfect way to start our African adventure. One of those small hotels that make you feel as if you were a guest in someone's home rather than a hotel. Rooms were exquisitely decorated with African motifs and of a very good size. The common areas cozy and warm. Breakfast (which is included) was more than a simple "breakfast bar" you would expect in any other hotel.

Close to many of the main attractions in the downtown area; practically all within walking distance or a very short taxi ride away.

Only thing we regret about our stay is that it was only for 1 night! Hope to one day come back and stay for a few more days!
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Joanna Roemhild wrote a review Feb 2020
Cape Town, South Africa
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What an incredible experience! My son had visited twice before and insisted we stay here for our first trip to Capetown. AMAZING!! 3 heavenly days. Everything I mean everything was tops. Charming entrance, extremely hospitable staff who got us into our room in the middle of the morning, very very early. And of course served us coffee in the front living room as we were waiting. our bags were whisked away. We were invited to breakfast right away. This was served in a charming open air alleyway with a giant grapevine covering it. The grapevine is over 250 years old. The central courtyard is an oasis. The breakfast was fantastic. Cappuccino or whatever you want to drink. Fresh fruit, outstanding Spanish omelettes. I would recommend the smoked salmon with goat cheese and spinach. Superb. Later on, you could have a glass of wine in the courtyard. I felt quite at home here and would have stayed longer. The rooms are sumptuous. The bathroom was suitable for royalty. Wonderful air-conditioning. Extremely comfortable bed. Very inviting decor. Everything you could possibly want. And most of all, the absolute nicest most welcoming staff. This is definitely worth a repeat!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Galdana wrote a review Apr 2023
Bishop's Waltham, United Kingdom
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The hotel is beautiful and the rooms reflect the classic architecture.
The staff are very friendly and helpful, organising Ubers for us on many occasions and booking a taxi to pick us up from the airport and drop us off at the car hire office.
The breakfasts were excellent with cereals, fruit and pastries to start and a cooked breakfast also. We enjoyed both the rooms we stayed in as the managed kindly allowed us to change rooms due to the noise from other bars in the area.
The location is ideal for visiting the Bo-Kapp and city centre, the city sightseeing office is 5 mins walk away, where you can pick up the hop-on, hop-off bus and join the free guided walking tours. There are also many good restaurants close by and a very nice bar & restaurant in the hotel courtyard.
I would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: March 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Can be noisy, but nothing hotel can do as the noise comes from bars in streets close by.
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goa127 wrote a review Feb 2020
romford, England
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is a gem. It was booked as part of a package on a trip including a cruise. The location is good on the edge of the CBD in a quiet square. Although the square is fairly quiet it has half a dozen restaurants in it. The staff are all amazing but special mention to Bamford and Mary who treated us like their family. The rooms are huge and we had a veranda not a balcony! Nothing is too much trouble here and you feel like you're staying at someone's private villa. Superb
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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megmaden asked a question Jan 2019
Detroit, Michigan3 contributions
We will be renting a car, what are the parking options here?
Answer from David C
Cape Town Central, South Africa15 contributions1 helpful vote
Hi Barry. The hotel does not offer a valet service. Parking is arranged nearby with the hotel.
Answer from Marla H
Doha3 contributions7 helpful votes
We Ubered once and it was only 10 minutes and 36 RAND. We took regular taxi once and it was 80 RAND. Only reason didn’t walk is because we were with 3 kids starting at age 1.5...
Answer from mattne
Boulder, Colorado58 contributions33 helpful votes
Uber. You can set it up to take cash (it wouldn't take my card since I got a SIM card in the airport and therefore a new phone number); go to an ATM in the airport (also, safer than in the city).
Answer from AnjaCapeHeritage
Cape Town6 contributions1 helpful vote
Good day, Thank you for your message. We have rooms with twin beds and in our Luxury rooms and Suites we are able to add an extra bed as well. Our standard room are unfortunately too small to accommodate the addition of a third bed. I trust the above is helpful. Warm regards, Sam
Voyager42444820353 wrote a tip Jun 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"I don't think I have anything to add because everything was absolutely class,All the security including your cameras"
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Barking Car wrote a tip Apr 2024
Solihull, United Kingdom34 contributions45 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"In the various restaurant in the courtyard be warned, portions are big, and some of it is spicy! Breakfas, in the hotel was delicious and a"
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angie wrote a tip Mar 2024
Armagh, United Kingdom247 contributions121 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Book one of the bigger suites if it's in your budget "
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Lynn K wrote a tip Mar 2024
10 contributions6 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Handy for sightseeing bus office on Long Street "
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Sandra W wrote a tip Feb 2024
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Rooms overlooking the courtyard probably noisy. Ask for a room overlooking the street"
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PRICE RANGE
₹7,614 - ₹13,889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
cape town heritage hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Heritage Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cape Heritage Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve (0.2 km), Bo-kaap (0.3 km), and St. George's Cathedral (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cape Heritage Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Osteria Tarantino, Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro, and Madam taitou ethiopean restaurant.
Does Cape Heritage Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Cape Heritage Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Cape Heritage Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Cape Town Central.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cape Heritage Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cape Heritage Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Cape Heritage Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iziko Slave Lodge (0.5 km), City Hall (1.5 km), and Iziko Bo Kaap Museum (0.3 km).
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