Preferred South Africa Accommodation

With Cape Tours, you can select the accommodation that meets your exact expectation – Boutique, guest house, stylish lodges, city hotels, apartments, coastal or country location, the choice is yours.

All our preferred properties offer exceptional quality, location, high levels of service and are renowned for their ambience. Most importantly, not only do we inspect all our hand-picked properties annually, to ensure that they continue to exceed our high levels of expectation, but they are tried and tested by our clients.

If we have missed any that you believe should be on this list don’t hesitate to let us know.

Preferred Cape Accommodation


Azamare Luxury Guest House

LOCATION: Camps Bay, Cape Town Azamare is situated in picturesque Camps Bay, a vibrant suburb of Cape Town, surrounded by

Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront. Originally built as the Harbour Master’s private residence in the 1800’s, this grand architectural gem has been
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The Last Word Constantia

LOCATION: Constantia, Cape Town The Last Word Constantia is located in the heart of the Cape Town’s most famous and
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The Last Word Long Beach

LOCATION: Kommetjie, Cape Town The Last Word Long Beach is right on the beach in the picturesque lobster-fishing village of

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Regardless of your reason for visiting Cape Town, Lawhill Luxury Apartments is the perfect place

Sea Five Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Camps Bay. Aimed at the discerning traveller, Sea Five Boutique Hotel highlights the real likeness between Cape Town’s Atlantic

Sea Star Rocks

LOCATION: Camps Bay. Sea Star Rocks offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Camps Bay

The Queen Victoria Hotel

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront. The hotel’s regal ambience is felt throughout the property, from its triple-volume foyer with a dramatic spiral

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Framed by the ocean and Table Mountain, the elegance of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Preferred West Coast Accommodation


Abalone House & Spa

LOCATION: Paternoster. Situated within the village of Paternoster, the Five Star Abalone House boasts 10 magnificent suites

Cederberg Ridge

LOCATION: Cederberg Mountains. Cederberg Ridge is a luxury wilderness lodge offering excellent food and hospitality. Set in a stunning area

Paternoster Dunes

LOCATION: Paternoster. Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House is ideal for guests seeking off-the-beaten-track comfort and style
Preferred Overberg Accommodation

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Abalone Guest Lodge

LOCATION: Hermanus Situated on the magnificent ocean front of Hermanus, and at the heart of the southern right whale migratory

Augusta de Mist

LOCATION: Swellendam. This little hideaway from the hustle is conveniently located in the historic Drostdy Quarter of Swellendam


LOCATION: Swellendam. Bloomestate is a 6,5-acre refuge with all the conveniences, balancing a crisp and clean décor and contemporary architecture
Gaikou Lodge

Gaikou Lodge

LOCATION: Swellendam. Gaikou Lodge offers bed & breakfast accommodation on a 16-hectare private property at the foothills of the Langeberg

Ocean Eleven Guest House

LOCATION: Hermanus. Ocean Eleven is a Cape Cod, Colonial style luxury guest house, situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus
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One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Hermanus Located in Hermanus, One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel is on the seafront, within easy walking distance of the
Preferred Winelands Accommodation


D’Ouwe Werf

LOCATION: Stellenbosch Established in 1802, D’Ouwe Werf is South Africa's oldest and most historic hotel and has defined hospitality and

Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Franschhoek. Nestled in the Food and wine capital of South Africa, Franschhoek Boutique Hotel at the base of the

La Petite Ferme Guest House

LOCATION:Franschhoek. Located on an exclusive wine estate in Franschhoek, La Petite Ferme offers accommodation nestled amongst the vineyards
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The Last Word Franschhoek

LOCATION: Franschhoek The Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive five-star historic residence in the heart of Franschhoek village, the gourmet
Lavender Farm

Lavender Farm Guest House

LOCATION: Franschhoek When it comes to finding an exclusive getaway in Franschhoek, with creature comforts best described as world class,

Majeka House

LOCATION: Stellenbosch. This prime location combines with luxurious accommodation, thoughtful service, a sophisticated bar and restaurant
Preferred Garden Route Accommodation

Akantmooi Nature Reserve

Alkantmooi Private Nature Reserve

LOCATION: Keurbooms River Valley On the hilltop at Alkantmooi Private Nature Reserve you will find yourself surrounded by some of

Boardwalk Lodge

LOCATION: Wilderness. Boardwalk Lodge with its picture-perfect views and lovely setting amidst natural forest vegetation provides the perfect venue for
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Christiana Lodge

LOCATION: Plettenberg Bay Luxury 4-Star accommodation in South Africa’s most spectacular Garden Route town, Plettenberg Bay. The all-Suite Christiana Lodge
Cinnamon Boutique Guest House

Cinnamon Boutique Guest House

LOCATION: Wilderness Cinnamon Boutique Guest House offers 5-star Wilderness accommodation situated at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountain Valley and

Emily Moon River Lodge

LOCATION: Plettenberg Bay. Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley, where the views encompass

Lily Pond Country Lodge

LOCATION: Natures Valley. Lily Pond is a mixture of style, fine dining, good wines, modern comfort, personalized attention, nature and

On the Beach

LOCATION: Wilderness. As you enter the Guest house you will be wowed by the panoramic view of the ocean

The Greens Guest House

LOCATION: Knysna. The Greens Guest House is situated in the picturesque and popular town of Knysna

The Lofts Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Knysna. Discover the ultimate in waterside living in one of South Africa’s most sought after destinations


LOCATION: Knysna. Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, TheBloem is suspended high above the town of Knysna
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The Turbine Hotel and Spa

LOCATION: Knysna The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star Hotel in Knysna which offers guests an extra
Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

LOCATION: Wilderness A stunning location, set on a dune overlooking the beautiful Wilderness Beach and offering spectacular panoramic views of
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Villa Afrikana

LOCATION: Knysna Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, 5* graded Villa Afrikana is perched high above the town
Preferred Route 62 Accommodation

Rosenhof Country House

Rosenhof Country House

LOCATION: Oudtshoorn The Klein Karoo / Route 62 has a landscape fashioned almost entirely by water, ranging from lush greenery
Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Surval Boutique Olive Estate

LOCATION: Oudtshoorn If you enjoy luxury and sophisticated elegance, Surval Boutique Olive Estate will delight you.
Preferred Malaria Free Safari Accommodation

Gondwana Game Reserve

LOCATION: Garden Route Gondwana is a private game reserve on South Africa’s famous Garden Route, that holds the distinction of

Gorah Elephant Camp

LOCATION: Addo Elephant National Park. Gorah is the only private concession and Camp situated in the middle of the famous Addo Elephant

Kichaka game Lodge

LOCATION: Eastern Cape Kichaka Game Lodge is the perfect place to enjoy a Big Five safari experience in quiet luxury..

Lalibela Private Game Reserve

LOCATION: Eastern Cape. Lalibela brings you luxury game lodge accommodation with authentic African decor and is a perfect blend of

Lions Valley Lodge

LOCATION: Nambiti Conservancy This luxury safari reserve is nestled in the Ladysmith area of KwaZulu-Natal

Shamwari Game Reserve

LOCATION: Eastern Cape Situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve is the malaria-free, safari holiday you’ve been
Preferred Safari Accommodation

Arathusa Safari Lodge

LOCATION: Sabi Sands Game Reserve Arathusa Safari Lodge is unique and highly sought after by visitors because of its prime


LOCATION: Malakali Conservancy Garonga Safari Camp and Little Garonga are exclusive camps situated in the greater Makalali Conservancy

Jock Safari Lodge

LOCATION: Kruger National Park. Jock Safari Lodge is the first private lodge set in the heart of Africa's premier wildlife

Kapama Private Game Reserve

LOCATION: Kapama Private Game Reserve. As part of the greater Kruger area, vast herds of buffalo, elephant and antelope are

Lion Sands Game Reserve

LOCATION: Sabi Sands Game Reserve/Kruger National Park. Lion Sands Game Reserve is the only private reserve to have a foot

Nkomazi Game Reserve

LOCATION: Nkomazi Game Reserve. Known as the ‘place of water’ the Nkomazi Game Reserve represents the true symbol of Africa

Simbambili Game Lodge

LOCATION: Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Blending seamlessly with its environment, Simbambili Game Lodge brings the romance of Africa to life
Preferred KwaZulu Natal Accommodation


Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

LOCATION: Drakensberg Mountains Cleopatra Mountain Farm House, in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu Natal, is a luxury gourmet retreat tucked

Fugitives Drift Lodge

LOCATION: Isandlwana Fugitives’ Drift is renowned for its battlefield tours to all the Zulu War and Anglo-Boer War battle sites

Oyster Box Hotel

LOCATION: Umhlanga The Oyster Box, like its famous lighthouse, once again acts as a beacon of exceptional hospitality, luxurious accommodation

Thonga Beach Lodge

LOCATION: Maputuland Set above a secluded bay, Thonga Beach Lodge is nestled into beautiful coastal dune forest with sweeping views
Preferred Mpumalanga Accommodation

Highgrove House

LOCATION: Mpumalanga. Highgrove Guest House combines distinctive accommodation in Mpumalanga along with gourmet cuisine and a hideaway pastoral setting

Rissington Inn

LOCATION: Mpumalanga. Rissington Inn offers an award-winning friendly welcome and affordable, unpretentious accommodation in a bush setting just outside Hazyview,

Walkersons Country House

LOCATION: Mpumalanga. Presenting endless vistas and unrivalled serenity, the hotel awaits discerning guests who have selected Walkersons as their destination
Preferred Victoria Falls Accommodation

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

LOCATION: Zambia. Set wild in the heart of Africa, with the iconic Victoria Falls at your doorstep, AVANI Victoria Falls

Ilala Lodge

LOCATION: Zimbabwe. The perfect base from which to explore one of the World's Seven Natural Wonders: The majestic Victoria Falls.

The Royal Livingstone Hotel

LOCATION: Zambia. The Royal Livingstone Hotel, stretches luxuriously along the banks of the Zambezi River

The Victoria Falls Hotel

LOCATION: Zimbabwe. The hotel exhudes original colonial Edwardian charm but recent refurbishments offer guests the modern comforts one would expect