Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Cape Town

Beauclair
Beauclair is a low-key, sophisticated guesthouse in Stellenbosch, it makes the perfect base for a few days wine tasting in elegant comfort...
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.
Four Rosmead
Immerse yourself in Cape Town culture by staying within a listed monument at Four Rosmead.
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.
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.
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.
Cape Heritage Hotel
Central and chic, this converted Georgian townhouse would please even the most discerning guest.
Rodwell House
With a guestbook that reads like a who's who of Hollywood, Rodwell House has undeniable charisma.
Hout Bay Manor
The brilliant interior design has put this hotel firmly on our list.
Atlantic House
This minimalist hideaway is perfect for getting away from it all - so much so, you may never want to leave.
The Long Beach
Fall out of bed and onto the beach at our favourite hippie hangout.
Cape Cadogan
Historic grandeur complimented by touches of modern minimalism. Design mavens will love it.
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...
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.
Hawksmoor House
Escape to the countryside for outdoor pursuits and hearty food.
2inn1 Kensington
Five-star service without the five-star rates; what are you waiting for?
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...
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.
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.
Kensington Place
Despite being one of the most aesthetically pleasing hotels in the region, Kensington Place has a casual, effortless air about it.
Lion’s View
Driven by the kind of design you'd expect on the glossy pages of a design magazine, you may take more holiday snaps inside the hotel than out.
The Wild Mushroom
The world's first mushroom-themed hotel without so much as a magic one in sight. Intrigued? We certainly are.
Airstream Trailer Park
For a bed with a difference, book one of these crazy caravans sat on an inner-city rooftop.
Sea Five
A boutique beach house that offers sun, surf, sand and style in equal measures. What more could you want?
Le Quartier Français
It may take its name from France but there's no French flamboyance here; just Victorian-style accommodations set around a central courtyard pool. Check in and check it out.
Grand Dédale Country House
With stunning views of the surrounding valley and mountains, this chic boutique hotel boasts six beautiful rooms and separate cottage on a large wine estate; sip a glass of delicious red and relax in sun-drenched luxury.

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