Victoria & Alfred Hotel

The classic Victoria & Alfred Hotel is a haven of old-world character and personalised service right on Cape Town’s vibrant V & A Waterfront. The handwritten welcome note in your room sets the tone from the moment you check in to this distinguished 94-room luxury hotel. Set over three floors, each one is beautifully appointed and faces either the bustling Piazza or the Alfred Basin, presided over by Table Mountain.

The hotel’s chic onsite restaurant offers wholesome fare in a contemporary setting just a stone’s throw from the water. Sister hotel Dock House also has a wonderful eatery with al fresco dining options – this property also has a pool set in manicured gardens, which guests of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel can access. Closer to home is a state-of-the-art gym and day spa.

A stay at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel ensures that all the shops and sights of the marina are just moments away. Should you wish to delve a little deeper into Cape Town’s culture and history, tours to notorious Robben Island, a local township, a Cape Malay cooking school or the nearby Constantia winelands can be easily arranged.

Location

How to get to Victoria & Alfred Hotel

The prominent Victoria & Alfred Hotel is approximately 25 minutes by road from Cape Town International Airport.

Activities at Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Victoria & Alfred Hotel Highlights

  • An intimate luxury hotel on Cape Town’s famous V & A Waterfront
  • With 94 beautiful guestrooms featuring fabulous vistas
  • Renowned for outstanding personalised service
  • A short stroll from a multitude of shops, restaurants and bars
  • Access to a pool, gym and bar

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South Africa Overview

Why travel to 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.

When is the best time to view animals in South Africa? Gameviewing is best during the dry season (May-Oct); however the summer months are good for general touring and sightseeing.

What is the culture of South Africa? 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.

What is the climate in South Africa? 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).

What can I combine South Africa 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.

How to get to South Africa?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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