Cape Heritage Hotel
Historic grace meets contemporary chic in the heart of Cape Town
The Cape Heritage Hotel is an integral part of Cape Town’s restored Heritage Square, which is bordered by Buitengracht, Hout, Bree and Shortmarket streets. The earliest Dutch and Georgian houses were built in 1771; the Cape Heritage Hotel building itself was built in the 1780′s.
Like many houses of the day, it was centred around an intimate courtyard. A grapevine, planted in the courtyard in 1781, still flourishes today, thanks to vigorous pruning each year. This, along with many historic features within the hotel, are still clearly visible. The exposed original wall finishes and murals are complimented by dëcor that reflects Cape Towns diverse historical and cultural heritage whilst providing an oasis of calm from which to explore all that the Mother City has to offer. You will feel at home among the burnished hardwoods and beautifully exposed original wall niches and murals, perfectly complimented by rich, tasteful furniture and décor that reflects the hotel’s historic roots, Cape Town’s diverse cultural heritage and radiates the energy of its current cutting edge style and location.
The hotel is home to just fifteen bedrooms and two suites, each one individually appointed to enhance its unique historical character. High style meets deep comfort, and the modern meets the master-crafted, in rooms that feature high-beamed teak ceilings, 200-year-old Cape yellowwood floors and carefully preserved bespoke details. All bathrooms are uniquely designed and decorated to compliment the historical style of our boutique hotel, providing you, the discerning traveller, with the utmost choice in luxury.
While the hotel dominates the square, this historic precinct also hosts a select handful of restaurants and shops, along with direct access to the city’s vibrant street life, shopping and fine dining, so won’t have to wander far to satisfy your needs.
Why we like it
Location, location, location!
In the centre of Cape Town
Impressive art collection