Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Cape Town

The Silo
The Silo offers luxe accommodations on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, as well as an on-site spa and numerous dining options, including the chic Silo Rooftop.
Queen Victoria Hotel
The glamorous Queen Victoria Hotel on Cape Town’s Waterfront is home to exceptional restaurants, and rooms fit for the Queen herself.
Beauclair
Beauclair is a low-key, sophisticated guesthouse in Stellenbosch, it makes the perfect base for a few days wine tasting in elegant comfort...
One&Only Cape Town
The One&Only Cape Town is an expansive, fabulously OTT development with the type of flamboyance expected of a resort in Dubai. WAGs and wannabes lap it up.
Villa Zest
While it may be located off the beaten track, Villa Zest is worth the slog - and then some - with lashings of superstar style.
Icon Villas
If you're after something a little more personal and intimate then the beautiful properties in the Icon Villas collection will not disappoint...
Pepper Club
You'll be hard-pressed to tear your eyes off the views from the top-floor suites at this, amongst the plushest of inner-city hotels in Cape Town.
Tintswalo Atlantic
Those who like to live life on the edge can do so quite literally at Tintswalo Atlantic, which is perched on the edge of the ocean in the most beautiful bay
Rouge on Rose
Central location + gorgeous design = top-notch prices, right? Wrong! Rouge on Rose offers everything at prices that won't punish the plastic...
Four Rosmead
Immerse yourself in Cape Town culture by staying within a listed monument at Four Rosmead.
Atlantic Suites
Atlantic Suites is an understated, spacious guesthouse with wonderful views; sit back, a chilled G&T in-hand, and stare meaningfully out to sea...
An African Villa
An African Villa is tastefully decorated, affordable and friendly; what more could you want from this charming little boutique hotel in Cape Town...
More Quarters
Very chic with every mod-con you could dream of. Check in and check it out.
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Those who like to shop 'til they drop love the V&A Hotel, with a ridiculously central location within a shopping mall.
Hout Bay Manor
The brilliant interior design has put this hotel firmly on our list.
Cape Heritage Hotel
Central and chic, this converted Georgian townhouse would please even the most discerning guest.
Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa
Amongst the most extraordinary places to stay in the Cape winelands, Delaire Graff enjoys one of the most scintillating settings you'll ever set eyes on.
La Residence
Picture-postcard views, inspiring interiors and service so sharp you could cut with it; La Residence doesn't miss a trick.
Rodwell House
With a guestbook that reads like a who's who of Hollywood, Rodwell House has undeniable charisma.
Ellerman House
Become the lord of your very own manor here at Ellerman House, where a super-efficient staff is always on-hand to cater to your every whim.
Taj Cape Town
Attracting old money though its doors and into its elegant rooms, Taj Cape Town has glamour and grandeur by the bucket-load.
Atlantic House
This minimalist hideaway is perfect for getting away from it all - so much so, you may never want to leave.
Cape Cadogan
Historic grandeur complimented by touches of modern minimalism. Design mavens will love it.
The Long Beach
Fall out of bed and onto the beach at our favourite hippie hangout.
2inn1 Kensington
Five-star service without the five-star rates; what are you waiting for?
Zensa Lodge
A seaside sanctuary that will have you falling hook, line and sinker for its coastal charm.
Babylonstoren
It's the kind of rural idyll you remember for the rest of your life. An immersive all-over sensory experience that leaves you feeling calm, rejuvenated, ready to take on the world.
Sugar
Sugar is one of the hippest retreats in Cape Town, what was once a backpacker's hostel has been renovated into something really rather special...
Hawksmoor House
Escape to the countryside for outdoor pursuits and hearty food.
Cape Grace
With theatrical interiors and razor-sharp service, the only thing you'll be moaning about at this hotel is leaving.
Ebb Tide Apartments
Ebb Tide Apartments are two beautifully decorated flats in Camps Bay, incredibly sophisticated and perfect for that upmarket stay in Cape Town...
Boutique Manolo
This contemporary sanctuary boasts superb views over the city. Soak it up and let the stresses and strains of everyday life melt away.
POD
Finally, the Mother City's sunset strip can boast of a slick design-savvy comfort zone where you can not only potentially watch the sea from your balcony, but get down there and slam your toes into the soft white sand within moments of waking up.
La Petite Ferme
Hearty country fare, awe-inspiring views and a chef who's trained under Jamie Oliver; a winning formula if ever we saw one.
Mount Nelson
As the grande-dame of Cape Town's hotel scene, Mount Nelson has colonial charm all wrapped up.
O On Kloof
As one of Cape Town's best boutique beauties, O on Kloof has designistas flocking through its doors.
Constantia Uitsig
There's nothing better than a long, languid lunch washed down with lashings of wine - except, of course, if that lunch is taken here at Constantia Uitsig.
River Manor Boutique Hotel
Tradition is upheld within the walls of River Manor, with antique-laden accommodations to please the likes of David Dickinson.
MannaBay
Whatever it takes to unwind, you'll find it here at MannaBay, along with spoil-you-rotten service and a majestic view.
The Twelve Apostles
There's a touch of old-school luxury at this spa resort.

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