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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 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 patios. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, satellite TV, and coffee makers.

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. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measure 15007 square feet (1394.2 square meters). This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15007 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394.2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Spa tub 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 198 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1989 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Patio 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

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 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 290 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • All citizens of South Africa will be charged the national value-added tax
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 400 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 290 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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