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Set on the mountain slopes on the warmer False Bay coastline, Colona Castle is a Mediterranean-style manor house which has been freshly renovated, and decorated with an impressive array of art and antiques accumulated over many years. This is a peaceful place where you can relax on one of the patios in the summer, or cuddle up next to an open-hearth log fire in the winter. Enjoy a day on the sandy beaches of Muizenberg, or stroll through the 'arty' fishing village of Kalk Bay.

Take a drive to the centre of Cape Town to shop along the trendy Long Street or in the sophisticated V&A Waterfront, or visit the range of museums and galleries here. Alternatively, explore the scenic peninsula with a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Alternatively, simply stay at the hotel and relax on the patio or request a spa treatment in the privacy of your room.


  • Small boutique hotel overlooking a lake
  • Wonderful ocean, lake, & mountain views
  • Decorated with beautiful antiques & art
  • Mediterranean-style manor house
  • Excellent, personalised service
  • Individually decorated rooms


  • Beach activities
  • Boat excursions
  • Day tours
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Bird watching
  • Golf
Colona Castle is for the discerning traveller whose looking to distance themselves from the “hustle and bustle” of the city. It’s a great escape for couples and honeymooners, or families looking for beautiful and peaceful surroundings.”
Milady Tshandu

Milady Tshandu

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Safari Superior Suite

Colona Castle has five luxury suites, one family suite, and two superior bedrooms that have all been distinctly styled with artefacts collected from every corner of the globe.

All the bedrooms are air-conditioned and en suite, with extra large showers, heated towel rails, under-floor heating, and crisp cotton linen. Most of the rooms have balconies with views of the sea, lakes and mountains.

Moroccan Superior Room

Designed in a Moroccan theme, the Moroccan Room features a queen-sized bed, dressing area, and separate sitting area. The en suite bathroom has a separate shower room, and there is a sheltered patio with views of Sandvlei Lake.

New Executive Suite

The New Suite is an executive suite of all marble with floor-to-ceiling windows, a four-poster king-sized bed and sitting area. The modern en suite bathroom includes a face-to-face bath, and a large steam shower with a bench. Step outside onto the private patio with its views of False Bay and Cape Hangklip.

Penthouse Full Luxury Suite

Including a library lounge, the Penthouse Suite is a spacious two-room suite with a king-sized bed in the bedroom and a marble en suite bathroom including a separate bath and shower. Both the library and bedroom lead out onto a private balcony which has sweeping views of Table Mountain National Park and Constantia.

Mogul Executive Suite

With fantastic views of Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula you'll feel like a mogul in the Mogul Suite. This spacious executive suite has two 3/4 beds (or a king), an en suite bathroom, and a separate lounge with two reclining beds. Additionally, the room has air conditioning, internet access, and a flat screen TV.

Chinese Executive Suite

Decorated in Chinese artefacts and furnishings, the Chinese Suite is a spacious bedroom with a four-poster king-sized bed, and an en suite bathroom which features a Victorian bath and separate marble shower. The room includes a separate lounge and a large, sheltered balcony with stunning views of Table Mountain National Park.

Green Superior Room

The Green Room features a small conservatory and private balcony which overlooks the garden and the Atlantic Ocean through the trees and plants. The room has two 3/4 beds (or a king), and a large en suite bathroom with a spacious shower.

English Full Luxury Suite

Located on the top floor, the English Suite feels just as the name implies, like a traditional English home. The suite has two 3/4 beds (or can be a king-sized bed) in the bedroom, with a dual vanity station just off to the side, two en suite bathrooms - one has a Victorian bath, the other a large shower - and a separate lounge with a large balcony that offers panoramic views of the area.

Safari Family Suite

The Safari Suite is a stunning room ideal for a couple, yet spacious enough to accommodate a small family. The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a flat screen TV, while the additional bed is located in an alcove leading to the bathroom. The bathroom features a large shower, a bath, and dual vanities. The suite has spectacular views of the Sandvlei Lake and the Cape Peninsula.


Rejuvenate your mind and body with a therapeutic treatment in the luxury and privacy of your suite.

Curl up with a good book in one of the comfortable couches in front of a beautiful open hearth fireplace


At Colona Castle, great emphasis is placed on healthy and well-balanced dishes, created using only the freshest organically grown produce. These delectable meals can be enjoyed in the dining area or outside on the terrace that looks out over spectacular scenery.

General facilities

  • 24-hour security
  • Babysitting service available
  • Computer facilities
  • Library
  • Room service
  • Wi-fi available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry service
  • Secure Parking
  • Beauty or wellness therapist
  • Restaurant
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Colona Castle

Laura Buchanan

"A lovely stay in a beautiful location. A really great start to our time in SA. Superb food and well recommended. Compliments to the Chef."

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