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|Historic Hotels in Cape Town||
|Number of guest reviews||2874|
|Total number of hotels in Cape Town||5407|
You'll probably want to seek out the historical sites during your trip to Cape Town. You can admire the majestic mountain landscape and scenic seaside during your visit. You can also take time at the popular shops.
Based on our travel expertise, Protea Hotel by Marriott Dorpshuis & Spa Stellenbosch is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and free WiFi. Dorp Street is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include 109 on Dorp and 107 Dorpstraat Boutique Hotel.
In Cape Town, you'll find 5408 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 232 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
Cape Town is notable for landmarks like Castle of Good Hope, Robben Island, and Spier Wine Estate. Cultural venues include Cape Town City Hall, District Six Museum, and Artscape Theatre Centre. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Africa Centre and Greenmarket Square.
When you book a historic hotel, you'll stay in a place that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it's a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Cape Town, giving a historical feel.
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term "historic hotel" is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it's mainly the cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Cape Town, don't worry that you'll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.