Situated on the fringes of the Bo Kaap - a colourful and quaint suburb of the city where descendants of slaves brought from Malaysia still live.
The bedrooms feature key antique pieces and fabrics and finishes have been chosen to enhance the old world look and feel. Four poster beds and swathes of printed fabrics are features while rich colours and faded Persian rugs underfoot complete the picture. Spend a lazy morning reading some of the books on local history left for your perusal.
There is a small upstairs lounge in the property as well as a terrace that overlooks the street below.
Eating and drinking
The hotel is currently unlicensed. Guests can chat to the chef in the morning and request a bespoke meal for the evening.
There are no leisure facilities at the hotel.
The service here is very friendly and efficient albeit laid back.
Who stays there
People looking for a central location, antiques aficionados, history buffs and unusual-experience seekers.
- Culture vultures
- Mature travellers
- Design and architecture
Pros & Cons
- A fascinating snapshot of one of the city's historical aspects
- The hotel is currently unlicensed
- Walking in this area at night is not encouraged
- There are no leisure facilities
- The area can be noisy at night