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The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is an award-winning cosmopolitan hotel situated in the vibrant and multi-faceted V&A Waterfront, one of Cape Town's most popular destinations. The hotel has an elegant colonial feel and features wooden staircases and spacious bedrooms with great views over the Alfred Harbour Basin and majestic Table Mountain.

Such a central location makes exploring Cape Town easy and the on-your-doorstep V&A Waterfront offers a wide variety of things to keep you occupied such as the superb aquarium, boat cruises and free shows. It's not so far from the V&A to the city beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, and Table Mountain is easily accessible. Staff will happily make suggestions and book tours for you.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor in 2011
  •  Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Awards 2013 - Top 25 Hotels in South Africa - Number 12

highlights

  • Situated in the ever-popular V&A Waterfront
  • Exceptional views of harbour & Table Mountain
  • Designer spa, pool, gym & treatment rooms
  • Safe, convenient, central location
  • Family-friendly & child-minding service

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Facilities

The V&A Hotel boasts luxury amenities that include a designer spa and treatment rooms plus state-of-the-art gym facilities.

Relax beside the swimming pool, set in a beautifully manicured garden along with a pool bar and outdoor dining area.

Families will appreciate the professional child-minding service and 24-hour room service while transfers to the airport, city centre and local restaurants are taken care of by the hotel's fleet of luxury sedans.

General Facilities

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    Gym
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    Laundry Service
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    Bar
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    Restaurant
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    Spa
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    Babysitting service available
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    Hair salon
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    Internet facilities
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    Secure Parking
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    Swimming Pool

Dining

The elegant in-house OYO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar specialises in delicious seafood dishes and boasts an impressive cellar stocked with a variety of fine wines.

If you fancy a change, then four sister restaurants are also conveniently located near the hotel: Salt Restaurant & Bar and Salt Deli & Vodka Bar are located in Bantry Bay, Sotana by Caveau is a chic restaurant in Mouille Point and Dash Restaurant is set in the V&A Waterfront.

You can also dine alfresco on the Quayside Terrace or enjoy the benefits of 24-hour room service.

Superior Loft Room

On the third floor of the V&A Hotel are 26 sophisticated Lofts - all stylishly decorated with a splash of elegance and featuring air conditioning, coffee and tea on tap, a private bar area, electronic safe, en suite bathroom, pay-for-view television, high speed internet access and unbeatable views over either the Alfred Basin or the Piazza.

Superior Loft Room AMENITIES

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    24-hour room service
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    Tea & coffee-making facilities
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    Television
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    Air-conditioning
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    Hairdryer
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    Mini Bar
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    Safe
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    Telephone
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    Wi-fi available in room
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    En-suite bath and shower
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    Internet facility

Other Room Types

On the first and second floor of the hotel are the Mountain and Piazza-facing Junior Suites. Along with the Standard Room amenities, the Piazza Junior Suites also have a dining area while the Mountain Junior suites feature a dedicated four-seater lounge area which may also be transformed into a romantic dining space.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Boat excursions
  • Cultural tour
  • Day tours
  • Live music & entertainment
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014 $185 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 07 Nov 2014 $250 Bed & Breakfast
  • 08 Nov 2014 - 28 Dec 2014 $200 Bed & Breakfast
  • 29 Dec 2014 - 01 Jan 2015 $250 Bed & Breakfast
  • 02 Jan 2015 - 07 Feb 2015 $200 Bed & Breakfast
  • 08 Feb 2015 - 12 Feb 2015 $250 Bed & Breakfast
  • 13 Feb 2015 - 31 Mar 2015 $200 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015 $180 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 May 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 $150 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 $180 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $200 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Piazza Facing Room,Mountain Facing Room Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Victoria and Alfred Hotel was awesome & beyond our expectations. We loved being on the waterfront in Cape Town because everything we wanted to do in Capetown was right at our fingertips. We dined at many of the restaurants and tried all the unique dishes and also enjoyed the breakfasts at the hotel. The shopping was great with a lot of variety. I also go the perfect tanzanite with diamonds which was mined right from Africa. I’ll cherish that souvenir forever.

    Patricia Kubicek, April 2014
  • Everything about Cape Town went very well. The V&A Hotel was wonderful (good location, service, etc)

    Cindy Niekamp, January 2014
  • I have been meaning to drop you a line to let you know how much we enjoyed our trip to your beautiful country. Everything went perfect. All connections went smoothly and our transfers that met us to get to our next destination were all on time and very nice people. The V & A in Cape Town was the perfect location. I would highly recommend all the places we visited and have recommended you to our friends. Thank you for a trip of a lifetime!

    Krista Thompson, November 2013
  • Lucy worked with me to put together a great adventure. She took care of everything: hotel, tour guides, airport transfers. She suggested the Victoria and Alfred hotel on the V&A waterfront which was a great place to stay, near shopping, restaurants and Robben Island tours. This made everything easy for us. The V&A hotel provided beautiful rooms, a nice restaurant and bar, and serve a magnificent breakfast in the morning. The hotel staff quickly responded to any requests we had.

    Robert Price, October 2013
  • Personally I enjoyed all the resorts. Cape Town my family enjoyed thoroughly & hotel was great location.

    Pilar Streegan, September 2013
  • Cape Town was wonderful & staying at the V&A Hotel at the Waterfront was perfect.

    Heather Cayman, June 2013
  • Victoria and Alfred Hotel (V&A). What a hotel! What a deal we got staying there two free nights! The location is PERFECT. You can walk anywhere in the wharf area. The restaurants, mall, shops, whatever – right there. We looked out at the huge ferris wheel and Table Mountain! The breakfast was included. We thought that might be just rolls, bagels, coffee, etc. It was a buffet piled almost to the ceiling. It represented foods for every possible culture/nationality you could think of. That would have been more than enough, but you also got to order a full breakfast from the menu – that was included too!! The inclusive breakfast also let you eat at the Queen Victoria across the street. We tried that one morning – but nothing holds a candle to the breakfast at V&A. We had our last dinner at the Oyo Restaurant at V&A (where breakfasts were). Fabulous. From Ukutula to Cape Town, we did some really good eating! The hotel staff could not do enough for us. Very friendly. Very accommodating. One concierge gal even fixed my Blackberry when it wouldn’t work! Best mattress I’ve ever slept on while traveling too! Had to ask what kind. Sealy Posturpedic. I’m sure it’s a hotel grade. But it was wonderful.

    JoAnn Zymler, October 2012
  • The Victoria and Alfred was a great choice. I do not think a better location in Cape Town exists. It was convenient to walk to the mall, restaurants, Robben Island departure and the pier area.

    Paul Killeen, September 2012
  • Cape Town was a wonderful city and well worth the visit. Our accommodation at the Waterfront was perfect the tours were very interesting and we enjoyed every moment.

    Elizabeth Simpson, August 2012
  • Loved the Victoria and Alfred Hotel. The location on the Waterfront was prefect. We enjoyed the city tour and peninsular tours in Cape Town. We were disappointed that the day we went to Table Mountain it was foggy and we could not see but we went up anyways. The day before when we were originally scheduled to go to Table Mountain was a beautiful day but who knew.

    Judy Willis, June 2012

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Jehan Begg

Jehan Begg

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"One of my favourite hotels in Cape Town with awesome views of Table Mountain and the Harbour. Three words describe this property best: location, location, location!"

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The Victoria and Alfred was a great choice. I do not think a better location in Cape Town exists. It was convenient to walk to the mall, restaurants, Robben Island departure and the pier area.

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