Top 10 Sea-View Hotels In Cape Town, South Africa - Updated 2021

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Cape Town is one of the largest cities in South Africa and is nestled on the Southwest coast. This vibrant and bustling city has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are interested in the unique history of the area or want to get out and explore the rugged surrounding countryside, you won’t be disappointed. Our favorite spots include Table Mountain Aerial Cableway which will take you up to panoramic views. The thriving harbor area is a great place to walk around and visit the infamous prison that once held Nelson Mandela, now an active museum. In fact, there is so much to see and do in the area that you’ll be rushed off your feet with excitement. That’s why we think it is important to have the ultimate relaxing hotel as a base–and an extra plus is the Atlantic sea views. So, here is a list of our favorite sea-view hotels in Cape Town.

1. Bliss Boutique Hotel (from USD 145)

This beachfront property is an absolute must book if you are in the area. Why? Well, if the direct beachfront access doesn’t tempt you, then maybe the solar-heated pool will. There is also a glorious sun terrace that has breathtaking views of the surrounding oceanic landscape. Each of the bedrooms is fitted with flat-screen televisions and a coffee machine. Some of the rooms, such as the Superior King Suite even have a balcony so you can really enjoy the views on offer. Additional on-site amenities include a restaurant that is available for guests for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There is also a bar and 24-hour front desk service.

Bliss Boutique Hotel


Address: 25 Albus Drive, Sunset Beach
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Garden

2. Bantry Bay Suite Hotel (from USD 70)

With a number of excellent self-catering suites on offer, this hotel is ideal for a holiday for the whole family or a romantic getaway. It is nestled between V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay and has a number of additional on-site amenities such as a restaurant and pool. Each of the suites has a small seating area and kitchenette with microwave and hot drink facilities. We adore the floor-to-ceiling windows and elegant decorations throughout the rooms. There are a variety of beautiful areas located near to the hotel including Saunders Rock, Queens, Sunset, Broken Path, and Milton beaches. To guarantee a sea-view room, be sure to book the Penthouse Suite.

Bantry Bay Suite Hotel

Address: 8 Alexander Road

24-hour front desk Newspapers Air conditioning Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fax/photocopying Meeting/banquet facilities Special diet menus (on request) Ironing service

3. The Glen Boutique Hotel (from USD 149)

We love the architecture of this futuristic hotel with sea views and pool waterfall. The rooms are luxurious and the on-site facilities are of the highest standard. You can be rest assured of a perfectly relaxing holiday, helped also by the fact that there is an on-site spa. Inside the spa, you’ll find a steam room, sauna, hot tub, and massage services are available upon request. All rooms have a double power-shower and satellite television, while some also have a balcony and either a sea view or mountain view. The on-site restaurant offers both a continental or full English breakfast alongside an a la carte menu throughout the rest of the day.

The Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: 3 The Glen, Sea Point

Heating Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Mini golf Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Walking tours Express check-in/check-out Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Stand-up comedy

4. Nettleton (from USD 455)

With three splendid rooms choices that boast sea views, we think you’ll have a great stay at this gorgeous hotel. The boutique rooms are all equipped with air conditioning and full WiFi, there is also on-site parking available. There is a public use balcony which is ideal to sit on while enjoying the sea views and a cup of coffee. Some of the suites available offer inside seating areas. Additional on-site facilities include a relaxing sauna and swimming pool.

21 Nettleton Boutique Hotel & Luxury Residence

Address: 21 Nettleton Rd

Library Soundproof rooms Luggage storage Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Pool with view Tour or class about local culture Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

5. The Clarendon - Bantry Bay (from USD 236)

This stylish and elegant hotel has incredible boasts of the sea, which is helped by its location high on the slopes of the Lions Head. It is in close proximity to all local facilities and in the morning you can open up curtains and windows to enjoy the view. You can partake in breakfast at the on-site restaurant and then simply sit on your private balcony with a cup of coffee to relish in a perfect moment. All of the bedrooms are decorated to an extremely high standard so whichever room you choose, you’ll feel very comfortable. Be sure to also take advantage of the on-site parking, full WiFi, and swimming pool.

The Clarendon - Bantry Bay

Address: 158 Kloof Road

Walking tours CCTV outside property Laundry Happy hour Newspapers Shallow end Hiking BBQ facilities

6. The Tree House Boutique Hotel (from USD 138)

At this cozy yet luxurious hotel, which is located near to the famous V&A Waterfront, you can enjoy a number of key features. Firstly, you can choose between a garden-view room or a sea-view room. The rooms are decorated in a relaxing neutral style and each is equipped with air conditioning, a small seating area, and a flat-screen television. For added comfort, a hot drinks maker is also included. For breakfast, guests can enjoy delicious food served a-la-carte from the on-site restaurants. After a busy day exploring, be sure to take full advantage of the massage and body treatment services at the spa.

The Tree House Boutique Hotel

Address: 28 Vesperdene Road

Ticket service Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Lift Terrace Ironing service Car hire Laundry Thermometers for guests provided by property

7. Primi Seacastle (from USD 80)

Located right on the beach, you’ll love the direct access that this hotel offers. We are also fans of this hotel, for the added care and attention that they have created in order to provide the ultimate experience to guests. We think that it is a perfect romantic getaway. If you are thinking about proposing, or simply spoiling your loved one, then book the hotel’s famous champagne breakfast and whisk them off their feet. The rooms are spacious, bright, and clean so you’ll feel perfectly relaxed. You can also participate in a number of extra activities which are organized through the hotel. Shark-cage diving anyone?

Primi Seacastle


Address: 15 Victoria Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Terrace Non-smoking rooms

8. O' Two Hotel (from USD 359)

Ever wondered what life might be like if you were a celebrity? Well, at this unique hotel you can have a smaller taster. We obviously adore the beautiful sea views that this property boasts but, for us, the highlight has to be the unique pool and poolside design. The pool actually stands partially above the floor in a glass tank. Gone are the sticky sunbeds that are the norm at hotels and instead you can relax on a private sun lounger cushion. The bedrooms have some unique artwork and other features alongside, a private balcony with seating so you can truly enjoy the sea breeze. Some of the rooms are also equipped with a small kitchenette so you have more catering flexibility.

O' Two Hotel

Address: 3 Surrey Place, Mouille Point

Daily housekeeping Children television networks Non-smoking throughout Concierge service Express check-in/check-out Free parking Airport shuttle 24-hour front desk

9. De Wet Luxury Boutique Hotel (from USD 259)

Looking for a splash of added luxury to go alongside your sea view? Look no further than 52 De Wet Luxury Boutique Hotel. There are a number of different suites on offer and guests can all take full advantage of the on-site restaurant, which caters to everyone with an excellent breakfast. There is an outdoor pool for guests but some of the suites even come with their own plunge pool on the balcony. All of the rooms have a private bathroom, large flat-screen television, and a minibar. Although a top-level boutique hotel, thanks to the friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere, it has a very intimate feeling.

52 De Wet Luxury Boutique Hotel

Address: 52 De Wet Road, Bantry Bay

10. Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel (from USD 182)

Looking for sea views in a hotel that is Insta-worthy? Ta-da, you’ve found it! This modern and glorious hotel will have your friends dripping with envy at the sight of the illuminated two infinity pools. This five-star hotel also has an on-site fitness and wellness center which includes a workout room, steam rooms, and massage services. All of the spacious rooms and suites feature either sea or mountain views alongside a satellite television, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. At sunset, sit by the pool with a cocktail or enjoy one of the handmade crepes at the restaurant. You’re literally spoiled for choice.

The end of our list, but the start of your experience

That’s it. We’ve covered the top sea-view hotels in Cape Town in South Africa. We’re sad that our daydreaming has come to an end, but for you, your experience is just beginning. Turn your daydream into a reality and book one of these hotels today.

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