The Silo

Set inside what was once Sub-Saharan Africa’s tallest building, The Silo is a celebration of cutting edge architecture and modern luxury. Ingenious multi-faceted windows let in plenty of light as well as the sights of the vibrant Mother City including Cape Town’s picturesque Victoria & Albert Waterfront. On the ground floor is a collection of some of South Africa’s finest contemporary art, carefully curated by acclaimed designer Liz Biden.

Her artistic flair carries across into the 28 sumptuous, spacious guestrooms, each one completely individual in design and decor. Choose from seven room categories, based on size and view. The Silo’s crowning glory is the one-bedroom penthouse which faces Table Mountain.  

Facilities at the Silo include a tranquil full-service day spa, a gym, sauna and rooftop swimming pool. Dining options include a cafe, two bars and a restaurant, whilst the concierge is on hand to help with activity planning or meal reservations around town.

   

Location

How to get to The Silo

The Silo is just over 20km from Cape Town International Airport.

Activities at The Silo

  • Cape Town city tour
  • Cape Township visit
  • Cape Point visit
  • Cape Malay cooking school
  • Robben Island excursion

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

The Silo Highlights

  • An extraordinarily stylish new boutique hotel
  • Set inside a beautifully restored historic grain vault
  • Above a contemporary art museum, overlooking Cape Town’s V&A waterfront
  • Ultra-stylish guestrooms filled with eclectic art
  • A wide range of onsite dining and drinking experiences

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Cape Town Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred hotels and accommodations in Cape Town. Please contact us to tailor design a selection of accommodation options to suit the style of your trip, and your budget.

Taj Cape Town

Situated in one of the most historic areas of Cape Town, Taj Cape Town is synonymous with the highest standards of service and style.

The Commodore Hotel

Located at the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, The Commodore Hotel accommodates guests in 234 elegantly furnished rooms and suites with views of the harbour and Tale Mountain.

The Portswood Hotel

Experience Cape Town’s rich history at the Portswood, whose lobby and restaurant are built around a 300-year old well and cells that held prisoners en-route to Robben Island.

The Silo

Towering over Cape Town's vibrant V&A Waterfront, The Silo is a celebration of cutting edge architecture, contemporary art and modern luxury.

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South Africa Overview

Why South Africa: Described as “a world in one country” South Africa is more than just a safari destination. The wildlife of Kruger and the many private reserves throughout the country are complemented by South Africa’s fascinating history and diverse cultures, the beautiful coastline and majestic landscapes of the Cape.

Game Viewing: Gameviewing is best during the dry season (May-Oct); however the summer months are good for general touring and sightseeing.

Culture: Many different cultures including Zulu, Swazi, Xhosa, Indian, Cape Malay and European. A unique cuisine, as well as distinct music and dance. Elegant Cape Dutch architecture.

Climate: The inland plateau has a temperate climate (17°-30°C), whilst the coast is subtropical and more humid (22°-30°C). The seasons are the same as Australia, however most of the rain falls in summer. Winters are dry and sunny, but nights can be very cold. The Western Cape is the exception, with a “Mediterranean” climate – cool, wet winters and warm dry summers (17°-24°C).

Combine With: South Africa is easily combined with neighbouring Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia or the nearby tropical island of Mauritius. Johannesburg is a very popular gateway to most of southern and eastern Africa.

Getting There: Many major airlines including South African Airways, Qantas, Etihad, Emirates, Kenya Airways, Qatar, Singapore Airways and British Airways fly into Johannesburg. There are also many regional airlines such as Air Botswana, and domestic carriers that service local cities such as Cape Town and the Kruger National Park area.

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