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3 on Camps Bay

3 on Camps Bay

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

3 on Camps Bay has panoramic views from its cul-de-sac location close to the "Camps Bay Strip" of trendy restaurants, cafés and nightlife. An eight-minute walk...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
One Belvedere Guesthouse

One Belvedere Guesthouse

Cape Town - Guest House

The men-only One Belvedere Guesthouse is a charming 1914 Victorian home with a wrap-around veranda and great views of Table Mountain. In an upscale, tranquil...
  • For Men
  • 3
The Backpack

The Backpack

Cape Town - Hostel

The Backpack is an award-winning hostel with 35 guests rooms from single to family, mixed shared dormitories and a four-bed women-only dorm. Guests may use the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

Cape Heritage Hotel in a historic building dating from 1771 serves breakfast in its courtyard under the oldest known fruit-bearing grapevine in South Africa. The...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
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The Bay Hotel

The Bay Hotel

Cape Town - Resort

Facing Camps Bay Beach, The Bay Hotel has 78 rooms, 4 restaurants and 4 swimming pools. Guests can enjoy free pool and beach cabanas, tennis and squash, a...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cape Grace

Cape Grace

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

On its own quay, the stylish Cape Grace looks out on the international yacht marina and up at Table Mountain. Rooms offer the creature-comforts of premium...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
The Charles

The Charles

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

The Charles, three adjoining historic Georgian-style houses, offers 13 rooms, 4 duplex cottages and a quaint cafe. Rooms are furnished in Cape Cottage and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 1
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

The Belmond Mount Nelson, a colonial-era icon, serves high tea daily and has Rudi Lieberber, one of the city's top chefs, in the kitchen. Luxurious accommodations...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
The Cullinan

The Cullinan

Cape Town - Business & Convention

A Southern Sun property, The Cullinan Hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of the V&A Waterfront and the Convention Centre. Renovated in...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Zebra Crossing Backpackers Lodge

Zebra Crossing Backpackers Lodge

Cape Town - Hostel

At the foot of Table Mountain, Zebra Crossing Backpackers Lodge is easy striking distance on foot from Kloof and Long Streets and a five-minute taxi ride to the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cellars-Hoenort Hotel & Spa

Cellars-Hoenort Hotel & Spa

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

An IGLTA member, Cellars-Hoenort Hotel & Spa is a former 18th century wine estate whose vineyards still produce only 15 minutes from the city center. The late...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Ellerman House

Ellerman House

Cape Town - Hotel

The Ellerman House on the slopes of Lion's Head above Bantry Bay is an Edwardian mansion offering guests pampered privacy, spectacular sea views, terraced...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Simon's Town Backpackers

Simon's Town Backpackers

Cape Town - Hostel

In the historic Prince Albert Building a 10-minute walk from the train station, Simon's Town Backpackers is clean and comfortable with a helpful staff. It offers...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
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Huijs Haerlem Guest House

Huijs Haerlem Guest House

Cape Town - Guest House

Huijs Haerlem Guest House is two houses joined by a garden and pool. The six rooms, furnished with antiques, have views of the sea or Signal Hill. Nice touches...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice

Cape Town - International brand

The 201-room Protea Hotel Fire & Ice on the slopes of Lion's Head and Signal Hill is a Marriott property built in 2006. Rooms are bright and modern with king...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Le Quartier Français

Le Quartier Français

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

Part of the Leeu Collection - three five-star properties in the Cape Winelands - Le Quartier Français is a romanic boutique hotel with a natural pool in landscape...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
AHA Inn on the Square

AHA Inn on the Square

Cape Town - Budget hotel

The 165-room AHA Inn with an art deco facade and an 1891 clock face overlooks Green Market Square and its daily crafts market. It has a heated rooftop pool and is...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Table Bay Hotel

Table Bay Hotel

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

Built in 1997, the 329-room IGLTA-approved Table Bay Hotel is super lux, offering such extras as free shuttle services within three miles (5 km) of...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Blackheath Lodge

Blackheath Lodge

Cape Town - Guest House

Built in 1890, the Blackheath Lodge is a 10-room Victorian guesthouse with African charm in a tranquil neighborhood of similar villas. The lodge provides guests...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa

Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

For adults only, Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa has 24 elegant guest rooms accented with modern art work, as well as three self-catering apartments a short walk...
  • For Men
Lady Hamilton Hotel

Lady Hamilton Hotel

Cape Town - Budget hotel

Built in the 1950s, the pink Lady Hamilton Hotel has a colonial air but has seen better days. Its 78 basic rooms have either Table Mountain or city views. Popular...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cactus Guesthouse

Cactus Guesthouse

Cape Town - Guest House

The men-only Cactus Guesthouse, hosted by Julian and Simon, has a full view of Table Mountain and faces De Waal Park. The center of town is a five-minute walk and...
  • For Men
  • 1
Grand Daddy Hotel

Grand Daddy Hotel

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

Grand Daddy is an offbeat hotel whose accommodations include a rooftop trailer park with seven vintage American Airstream caravans, giving the illusion of being...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Capital Mirage Hotel

Capital Mirage Hotel

Cape Town - Apartments - Aparthotel

New in 2015, the Capital Mirage Hotel has 65 apartments from studio to three-bedroom and a panoramic rooftop with restaurant, pool and bar. Relax in the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
The Stable

The Stable

Cape Town - Guest House

Home to oxen and horses at the turn of the 20th century, The Stable today is a charming heritage-listed hideaway at the base of the Olifants River Mountains about...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
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Southern Sun Cape Sun

Southern Sun Cape Sun

Cape Town - Business & Convention

The Southern Sun Cape Sun is steps from Greenmarket Square, an eight-minute walk to the convention center and 500 meters (0.3 miles) from the Table Mountain...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
12 Apostles Hotel & Spa

12 Apostles Hotel & Spa

Cape Town - Resort

The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa is a luxurious family-run retreat offering a holistic spa with rock pools, private cinema and walking trails. Its 70 rooms have...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
Green Gables Guest House

Green Gables Guest House

Cape Town - Guest House

Green Gables is tucked away in the seashore resort of Strand at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains about 30 miles (50 km) southeast of Cape Town and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 1
Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa

Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

The ultimate in luxury, the Dock House is an intimate six-room boutique hotel next door to its sister hotel, the Queen Victoria, with which it shares some...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Queen Victoria Hotel

Queen Victoria Hotel

Cape Town - Luxury Hotel

Built in 2011 the 35-room Queen Victoria has a dramatic three-story foyer with crystal chandeliers and white spiral staircase. Its spa is designer, its gym state...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
PortsWood Hotel

PortsWood Hotel

Cape Town - Business & Convention

The 103-room PortsWood Hotel with harbor and Table Mountain views serves traditional Cape Malay dishes in its Quarterdeck Restaurant and shares full convention...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Waterfront Breakwater Lodge

Waterfront Breakwater Lodge

Cape Town - International brand

A Protea Hotel by Marriott, the 191-room Waterfront Breakwater Lodge mixes history with modern comfort and throws in views of Table Mountain and the harbor. In a...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
The Stellenbosch Hotel

The Stellenbosch Hotel

Cape Town - Inn

In an historic building dating from Dutch colonial times, The Stellenbosch Hotel is a charming property with a colonial decor in its 27 rooms and local...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Tintswalo  Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

Remote and luxurious, Tinitswalo Atlantic has 11 uniquely decorated and immensely private suites with the feel of individual beach houses. Each has a fireplace...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Dutch Manor Antique Hotel

Dutch Manor Antique Hotel

Cape Town - Guest House

The Dutch Manor Antique Hotel, housed in an 1812 building, is South Africa's only registered antique hotel. Its six elegant rooms are opulent and romantic, some...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Cape Town - International brand

The 177-room Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is a convenient base for golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking and surfing. Rooms have a nautical theme and upscale...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Blue Mountain Backpackers

Blue Mountain Backpackers

Cape Town - Hostel

The Blue Mountain Backpackers is right in the middle of things on bustling Long Street, housed in a three-story Victorian building that served as a hotel at the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cape Royale Hotel

Cape Royale Hotel

Cape Town - Apartments - Aparthotel

The 95-room Cape Royale Hotel is an all-suite property built in 2008 in neoclassical style. It offers one-, two- and three-bedrooms with full kitchens and such...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
De Waterkant House

De Waterkant House

Cape Town - Bed & Breakfast

The De Waterkant House has nine rooms on three floors in a Cape Georgian Manor House overlooking De Waterkant Village. Guests have access to the Sandy B beach...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Pink Rose Guesthouse & Spa

Pink Rose Guesthouse & Spa

Cape Town - Guest House

Built in 2009, the men-only Pink Rose Guesthouse & Spa has four stylish rooms and a clothing optional pool. Rooms feature king or queen beds and German...
  • For Men
Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

Cape Town - International brand

The 173-room Holiday Inn Express high-rise includes panoramic views of nearby Table Mountain at budget prices. In the heart of the business district, it is a...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Ikhaya Lodge & Conference Centre

Ikhaya Lodge & Conference Centre

Cape Town - Guest House

On Dunkley Square below Table Mountain, Ikhaya Lodge & Convention Centre is an African-style lodge with en suite bedrooms and self-catering loft apartments....
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Hippo Boutique Hotel

Hippo Boutique Hotel

Cape Town - Boutique hotel

The 25-room Hippo Boutique Hotel has leather sofas, king beds, heated bathroom floors, built-in kitchenettes, three restaurants on the property and another five...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Cape Town travel guide

Cape Town Gay Travel Guide

Multicultural Cape Town, often called the Pink City or the Mother City, is the gay capital of the continent. Gay life is centered in the De Waterkant Village with tree-lined cobblestone streets and...