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One&Only Cape Town

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

One&Only Cape Town: One&Only Exterior

One&Only Cape Town: One&Only Exterior

One&Only Cape Town: One&Only Exterior One&Only Cape Town: Balcony View One&Only Cape Town: Spa One&Only Cape Town: Spa Couple's Treatment Room One&Only Cape Town: Reuben's Restaurant One&Only Cape Town: Table Mountain Suite
One&Only Cape Town: One Bedroom Marina Suite One&Only Cape Town: Outdoor Pool One&Only Cape Town: Island Superior Room One&Only Cape Town: Children's Activities One&Only Cape Town: Vista Bar and Lounge


One&Only Cape Town is an exceptionally chic waterfront resort, set in the heart of the bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, which promises to deliver on all the hallmarks associated with One&Only - authentic style, genuine hospitality and a lively energy. This contemporary hotel features iconic views of Table Mountain from almost any location, some of the largest accommodation available in Cape Town, the city’s most comprehensive spa – One&Only Spa on its own lush private island, the continent’s only restaurant by legendary Chef, Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ Matsuhisa and a tri-level wine loft with up to six-hundred labels. A great option for couples and families alike, it is the perfect base from which to explore the Cape’s diverse range of activities and sights, including wildlife safaris, wine tours in the nearby areas of Franschhoek, Constantia and Paarl, water-based activities, plus visits to nearby Table Mountain and Robben Island, located just off the coast of Cape Town.

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Indulge in some of One&Only's generous hospitality
  • Feature:All guest rooms enjoy iconic views of Table Mountain
  • Rooms:91 rooms & suites in Marina Rise + 40 Island rooms & suites
  • Location:Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa
  • Nearest airport:Cape Town Airport
One&Only Cape Town
Location and transfer

25 minutes from Cape Town International Airport by private car transfer.

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Clean lines, dark African woods and contemporary artwork by local artisans accentuate the spacious guest rooms and suites, which are amongst the largest in Cape Town. All feature air-conditioning, mini-bars, Nespresso machines, hairdryers, bathrobes and slippers, personal safes, multimedia entertainment systems (featuring satellite flat-screen televisions, videos on demand and DVD/CD players), multi-adaptors, fax/computer connections and four-phone/two-line communications systems, iPod/iPhone docking stations, limited complimentary wi-fi internet access and twice daily maid service.

Premier Table Mountain Room:+
  • Rooms: 23
  • Size: 62m²
  • Room View: Views of Table Mountain
  • Facilities: Located on the fourth and fifth floors, in the crescent-shaped Marina Rise, these guest rooms feature king-size or two queen-size beds, en suite bathrooms with egg-shaped baths (that are separated from the bedrooms by African-style wooden screens) and large private balconies. These guest rooms are interleading, making them an ideal option for families.
Marina Harbour Room:+
  • Rooms: 16
  • Size: 63m²
  • Room View: Harbour views
  • Facilities: Located in the crescent-shaped Marina Rise, Marina Harbour Rooms offer wonderful views of Cape Town's harbour from their large private balconies. Decorated in a contemporary African style, they come with either a king-size or two queen-size beds, en suite bathrooms with egg-shaped baths and rain showers.
Marina Table Mountain Room:+
  • Rooms: 39
  • Size: 63m²
  • Room View: Table Mountain views
  • Facilities: Located on the first three floors in the crescent-shaped, seven-storey Marina Rise, providing lovely views of Table Mountain from their private balconies, Marina Table Mountain Rooms feature wooden screens that separate the bathrooms from the bedrooms to create uniquely open, yet perfectly private space. Interleading, these guest rooms can easily become great accommodation for families.
Island Superior Room:+
  • Rooms: 32
  • Size: 73m²
  • Room View: Marina waterways views
  • Facilities: Located on one of the resort’s lushly landscaped islands, surrounded by waterways and in close proximity to the One&Only Spa, Island Superior Rooms feature either a king-size or two queen-size beds, en suite bathrooms and outdoor terraces or balconies overlooking the marina waterways. These interleading guest rooms make them perfect for families.
One-Bedroom Island Suite:+
  • Rooms: 4
  • Size: 115m²
  • Room View: Marina Waterway views
  • Facilities: Located on the resort’s secluded island, surrounded by waterways, One Bedroom Island Suites come with king-size beds and en suite bathrooms with oversized baths and rain showers. Private balconies or outdoor terraces overlook the waterways and the rooms are perfectly placed in close proximity to the infinity-edge swimming pool and the One&Only Spa.
One-bedroom Marina Suite:+
  • Rooms: 4
  • Size: 123m²
  • Room View: Table Mountain views
  • Facilities: Located in the crescent-shaped Marina Rise and offering uninhibited views of Table Mountain from their private balconies, the One Bedroom Marina Suites come with large king-size beds, complemented by a 'love seat' at the foot and en suite bathrooms with oversized baths. Decorated in earthy shades, complemented by tropical greens, the suites feature custom-made pieces of artwork, showcased in the lounges and dining rooms.
One-bedroom Marina Grand Suite:+
  • Rooms: 7
  • Size: 155m²
  • Room View: Table Mountain views
  • Facilities: These expansive and picturesque guest suites are located in the crescent-shaped Marina Rise, affording views of Table Mountain from their balconies. Featuring separate bathrooms for him and her (each with a rain shower), separate dining rooms and expansive lounges, these guest rooms can be transformed into a two-bedroom Family Suite by utilising an interleading Marina Table Mountain Room.
Table Mountain Suite:+
  • Size: 316m²
  • Room View: Views of Table Mountain
  • Facilities: Located in the crescent-shaped Marina Rise, this luxurious one-bedroom guest suite comes with its own foyer, a large entertainment area and dining room, a personal gym and an executive office, while the magnificent terrace offers spectacular views of Table Mountain. Guests enjoy 24-hour butler service and the services of a private chef can be arranged, at an additional charge. Additionally, the suite can be transformed into a family-friendly, two-bedroom suite by utilising an interleading Premier Table Mountain Room.

One&Only Cape Town boasts three restaurants: Nobu, by Michelin-starred Chef, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and Reuben's, led by one of Cape Town's most celebrated chefs, Reuben Riffel. Located in the heart of the hotel, both restaurants are linked by Vista Bar & Lounge, a trendy meeting place to enjoy vintage Champagne and cocktails. Isola, meanwhile, is the al fresco grill restaurant, which is located by the swimming pool, amongst the lush landscaped gardens.

  • Cuisine: Japanese cuisine incorporating South African seafood, with indigenous spices and Peruvian influences
  • Setting: The restaurant is an inviting open space with a fantastic piece of contemporary art forming a focal point on the ceiling.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
  • Cuisine: Bistro cuisine with a tri-level wine loft
  • Setting: Created by acclaimed Cape Town chef, Reuben Riffel, this brasserie-style establishment serves deceptively simple bistro fare in an informal, yet classic, setting.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean grill cuisine
  • Setting: Located at the poolside on the island, this open-air venue offers guests a menu of refreshing snacks, including wood-fired pizzas and gourmet sandwiches made from freshly baked bread.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Vista Bar & Lounge:+
  • Cuisine: Afternoon Tea, cocktails and vintage Champagne
  • Setting: Join fellow guests between 2.30pm and 5.30pm for a spectacular array of pastries, sweet treats and savoury bites, including Lindt chocolate creations and various South African delicacies, accompanied by loose-leaf teas and deliciously dark coffees.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes

One&Only Cape Town is a chic waterfront resort offering families a perfect spot from which to explore a host of attractions. Visit Table Mountain National Park and the Cape of Good Hope, chill out at Camps Bay, shop at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or paddle with the comical African Penguins of Boulders Beach. The resort’s KidsOnly programme explores Cape Town’s cosmopolitan style through a host of activities and offers movies, computer games and books for children aged 4 to 11 years old. Activities are also arranged for 12 to 17-year-olds, including spa treatments tailored to teens.

Health & Fitness

The exclusive Spa Island, housing a One&Only Spa, features twelve treatment rooms, single and couple's therapies, two vitality pools, a sauna and aroma steam rooms, ice fountains and ‘experience’ showers with three different water settings. Aditionally, it offers tailored holistic experiences ranging from pure relaxation, to unique wellness 'journeys'.

The Fitness Centre is fully equipped with Technogym Excite cardiovascular machines and the Luxury Personal Selection strength range, supported by the Wellness System. A connecting studio features Kinesis and Flexibility for functional training and complete stretching. Customised programmes developed for each individual include full health and fitness assessments, aqua training, stretching, swimming, Powerplate, core stability, boxing, yoga and Pilates. One-to-one personal training is available from an expert team.

In Addition

Afternoon Tea
What better way to while away an afternoon, or have as the perfect excuse to take time out for an hour or two, than Afternoon Tea? At One&Only Cape Town, a decadently lavish buffet - comprising impossibly delicate pastries, savoury bites and sweet indulgences - are temptingly displayed on an oversized table in the Vista Bar & Lounge, every day between 2.30pm and 5.30pm. Booking to this stylish event is essential.

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