Top 10 Hotels in Cape Town near the beach. (2022)

Updated: 5 days ago

The results are in, and we've found our 10 favourite hotels near the beach in Cape Town. In our list, we have tried to show a wide variety of hotels that suit a variety of budgets.

Ocean view of the 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town South Africa
Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Camps Bay Cape Town

It is important to remember that Cape Town is big with a couple of neighbourhoods. This means a beach hotel near the centre of Cape Town, will have a completely different vibe from a beach hotel out of the city centre.


Here is an article we wrote about the best beaches in Cape Town.


For the purpose of this article we will be using the following metrics:

*Price: Booking.com price when this article was written (April 2022) with current exchange rates. (1 USD = R14.65)

*Rating: Trip advisor rating, when this article was written (April 2022)


1) South Beach (Camps Bay) Boutique Hotel

The South Beach hotel is an award-winning luxury hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town. This beautiful beach hotel is 50m from the world-renowned camps bay beach and a short drive to Cape Town's most popular beach Clifton.

Luxury pool deck Camps Bay
South Beach Boutique Hotel Pool Deck

Key selling points:

  • Location.

  • Views

  • Design (Miami inspired)

  • Service

  • Proximity to restaurants

  • Value for money

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price: R3500 / $240

Location: Camps Bay

Website: https://southbeachsa.com/


2) Tintswalo Atlantic (Hout Bay)

A hotel that will make you say, "I will remember this forever"

If you are looking for pure luxury, exclusivity and breathtaking views, Tintswalo Atlantic has to be one of the best luxury hotels in Cape Town.

Located at the base of the iconic Chapman's peak, Tintswalo has its own private beach and each of the rooms look over Hout Bay and the Sentinel Mountain.

Sunset over the ocean
Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel

Key selling points:

  • Luxury and exclusivity

  • Unique location and views

  • Service and staff

  • Value

  • Professional

  • Food

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R9325 / $355

Location: Champman's Peak, Hout Bay

Website: https://www.tintswalo.com/atlantic/


3) 12 Apostles hotel and Spa (Camps Bay)

The 12 Apostles is a Cape Town classic. Wedged between the 12 Apostles mountain range and the Atlantic ocean, you get uninterrupted sea and mountain views. This 5-star luxury hotel delivers on all the details you would come to expect from a luxury hotel plus more. We highly recommend a helicopter flight from the waterfront to the 12 Apostles where you can enjoy their world-renowned high tea.

Best High Tea in Cape Town
High tea at the 12 Apostles hotel and Spa

Key selling points:

  • Luxury and exclusivity

  • Unique location and views of the 12 Apostles and Lion's head

  • Service and staff

  • High tea

  • Award-winning spa in nature

  • Dining adventures

  • Spectacular bars

Rating*: 4.5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R6300 / $430

Location: 12 Apostles, Chapman's Peak

Website: https://12apostleshotel.com


4) Last Word Long Beach (Kommetjie)

The Last Word is a beautiful luxury boutique hotel on Long Beach. If you are looking for an incredible view, and a quiet relaxing stay with phenomenal service this is the hotel for you.


Kommetjie Hotel. Ocean View
Ocean view, The Last Word (Long Beach)

Kommetjie is a little laid-back town about 40 minutes from Cape Town CBD. If you want to escape the city and unwind in luxury this is the hotel for you.


Key selling points:

  • On the beach.

  • Service

  • Food

  • Relaxed

  • Beautiful & Elegant suits

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R5800 / $395

Location: Long Beach, Kommetjie

Website: https://www.thelastword.co.za/hotel/long-beach


5) The President Hotel (Bantry Bay)

The President hotel is one of Cape Town's classics. Located in one of Cape Town's most vibrant suburbs, Bantry Bay. There is no storage of things to do.

The hotel is described as an approachable luxury, with great personal service. The pool and bar area is one of the best places to enjoy a sundowner. There is always a great vibe at the pool.

Hotel near the beach cape town
Presidents Hotel, Bantry Bay

Key selling points:

  • "Perfect Location".

  • Pool area

  • Service and Staff

  • Proximity to restaurants

  • Facilities

Rating*: 4 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R2100 / $143

Location: Bantry Bay

Website: https://presidenthotel.co.za/


6) Bliss Boutique Hotel (Sunset Beach)

Is about 25 minutes outside of Cape Town CBD. This boutique hotel is right on the beach, with beautiful uninterrupted views of Cape Town's fynbos and Table Mountain.


If you are looking to stay closer to Bloubergstrand (Blouberg )side, this boutique hotel is exceptional value for money.

Beach Hotel Cape Town, Sunset Beach
Table Mountain views at Bliss Boutique Hotel

Key selling points:

  • On the beach.

  • Service

  • Value

  • Picture perfect

  • Rated best hotel in Bloubergstrand


Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R2600 / $178

Location: Sunset Beach, Bloubergstrand

Website: http://www.blissboutiquehotel.co.za/


7) POD Boutique Hotel (Camps Bay)

We can not say enough about this amazing hotel. The hotel is beautiful, the location is perfectly situated in Camps Bay. Everything about this hotel is original. Its design is modern. The staff are amazing.

Modern Luxury Hotel Camps Bay
POD Hotel Camps Bay

Key selling points:

  • Modern design

  • Location

  • Exceptional service and staff

  • Value for money

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R4100 / $280

Location: Camps Bay, Cape Town

Website: www.pod.co.za


8) Compass House Boutique Hotel (Bantry Bay)

A gem of Cape Town. Perfect for couples and romantic holidays in Cape Town. The 20 meters long swimming pool and patio lend themselves brilliantly for daytime relaxation and witnessing the beautifully blissful South African sunset.

Luxury Cape Town Accommodation Bantry Bay
Compass House. Bantry Bay

Key selling points:

  • View of the ocean

  • Location

  • Exceptional service and staff

  • Exclusivity

  • Luxury

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R11390 / $780

Location: Bantry Bay, Cape Town

Website: https://www.compasshouse.co.za/


9) Radisson Blue (Granger Bay)

The Radisson Blue is one of Cape Town's best-known hotels. This hotel has everything you come to expect from Radisson. What is great about this hotel is the beautiful views of both the ocean and Table Mountain. With its close proximity to the waterfront that location is one of the best in Cape Town.

Granger bay at sunset hotel
Radisson Blu at Sunset

Key selling points:

  • Location and views.

  • Service and staff

  • Value

  • Professional

  • Walking distance to waterfront


Rating*: 4.5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R5190 / $355

Location: Granger Bay, Waterfront

Website: https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-cape-town-waterfront


10) Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa (Milnerton)

The lagoon beach hotel is about 15 minutes outside of Cape Town CBD, that said it is one of the few hotels that are right on the beach. That means when you walk out of the hotel, you are on the beach.

Lagoon beach hotel and Spa
Lagoon Beach Pool Deck at Sunset

What we love about Lagoon Beach Hotel, is Lagoon Beach. This beach has one of the best views of table mountain. It has become extremely popular with landscape photographers and lifestyle influencers. In the right conditions, the beach gives a mind-blowing reflection of table mountain.


Key selling points:

  • On the beach.

  • View of table mountain

Rating*: 4 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R2120 / $144

Location: Lagoon Beach, Milnerton

Website: www.lagoonbeachhotel.co.za


Conclusion:

We hope you enjoyed the list. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. We are continuously looking to update the list of Cape Town's best hotels near the beach.


If you are looking for unique ideas or recommended activities to do in Cape Town check out our article. 19 Unique Weekend ideas for Cape Town.


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