Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cape Town hotel in Somerset West with 2 outdoor swimming pools


This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Cheetah Outreach and Strand Golf Club. Monkey Town Primate Centre and Helderberg Nature Reserve are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 198 rooms offer comforts like pillow menus and down comforters, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars, and rainfall showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

NH The Lord Charles Hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 15007 square feet (1394 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a beach shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

NH The Lord Charles Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 198 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15007 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Hair salon 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1989 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Pillow menu 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

Garden Terrace - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 420 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Lord Charles Hotel
  • NH Hotel Lord Charles
  • NH Lord Charles
  • NH Lord Charles Cape Town
  • NH Lord Charles Hotel
  • NH Lord Charles Hotel Cape Town

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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