10 Top Romantic Hotels in Cape Town

South Africa’s Cape Town offers a wide range of accommodation options for travelers including a number of romantic hotels. If you are looking for an ideal romantic getaway and wish to unwind with that special someone, take a look at our list of 10 top romantic hotels in Cape Town.

1 Glen Boutique Hotel

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Located in a residential district just a short drive from Cape Town’s center, Glen Boutique Hotel is a 24-room property that offers dozens of great facilities including hot tubs, pools, and saunas. Rooms can be best described as contemporary and the outdoor areas offer amazing sea views. Vacationers who are after a nice hotel with a romantic vibe will definitely love this place.

2 POD Boutique Hotel

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POD Boutique Hotel is a luxury eco-friendly hotel that boats a rooftop pool with ocean views and a poolside drink service. Most rooms here come with balconies and some of them even have private pools where you can unwind with a refreshing drink. Complimentary breakfast is offered each morning, while minibars get restocked each day with free goodies. The good news is that POD Boutique Hotel is located just a short walk from the beach and a 10-minute drive from the city center.

3 Last Word Long Beach

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Ideal for honeymooners, Last Word Long Beach is located directly on the beach in the lovely village of Kommetjie, just a 30-minute drive from the Mother City. There are 6 nicely decorated rooms that offer spectacular sea views and ultra-luxurious amenities. The breakfast menu is extensive and offers a wide range of local and International dishes. If you are interested in some outdoor activities, the hotel can arrange horse rides, whale watching, and a chance to catch a lobster and have it fresh for dinner.

4 Tintswalo Atlantic

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Located in Hout Bay between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chapman’s Peak Drive, Tintswalo Atlantic is one of the best romantic hotels in Cape Town. There are 12 spacious suites available and each one is decorated with a specific theme.  Couples who are searching for a secluded destination and wish to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city center should definitely consider booking a suite here at Tintswalo Atlantic.

5 Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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A small property that that feels more like an intimate home than a hotel, Derwent House Boutique Hotel offers 9 rooms, one huge apartment that comes with self-catering facilities, and one family suite. Each unit comes with complimentary Wi-Fi, modern furnishings, flat-screen TV’s and luxurious bathrooms. The on-site restaurant offers complimentary breakfast each morning with plenty of fresh fruit and cereals.


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6 The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

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Situated inside a former farmhouse, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is a luxurious property that boasts 70 elegantly decorated rooms and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. Honeymooners can dip in one of the two pools or see a movie at the on-site theater. There is also a spa with gazebo treatment rooms, as well as 2 restaurants that serve delicious food.

7 Blackheath Lodge

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Set inside a Victorian house, Blackheath Lodge is a beautiful boutique property that is located between the waterfront and Signal Hill. Couples on vacation with have a chance to have free breakfast on a lovely terrace and play board games in the sunroom. Rooms feature a sophisticated décor and come with cute wooden balconies. There is also a nice garden where you can unwind with a complimentary drink or a snack and the city center is just a 10-minute drive away.

8 One&Only Cape Town

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There are dozens of romantic hotels in Cape Town, but One&Only Cape Town is definitely the most popular five-pearl properties on the Mother City’s waterfront. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated and offers great views of Table Mountain or the marina. This amazing hotel also offers massages for couples and has 2 on-site restaurants, Reuben’s and Nobu.

9 An African Villa

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For an ideal romantic getaway in Cape Town, head out to the lovely An African Villa boutique hotel that consists of three Victorian houses and is located in the quiet residential neighborhood of Tamboerskloof. Guest rooms boast artsy décor and some of them come with views of Table Mountain. The owners are friendly and always more than happy to recommend places worth visiting, arrange car rentals, and provide directions to popular sightseeing attractions in the city center. A complimentary full English breakfast is offered each morning and served in the small outdoor courtyard. There is a small plunge pool on-site where couples can relax.

10 Cape Grace

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A rather elegant hotel that features over 100 suites and rooms, Cape Grace is conveniently located on the marina and a short drive from the main attractions in South Africa’s Mother City. Couples can expect to find a wide range of high-end amenities in the rooms including marble bathrooms with hot tubs and showers. Stay in shape at the fitness center or visit the spa room that offers massages and other treatments.


Browse our Curated Collection to view even more incredible choices for romantic accommodation in Cape Town. This collection includes some of our most sought-after apartments and villas across the city’s top destinations. You can also contact us for assistance in finding the very finest selection of romantic accommodation in Cape Town. 

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