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12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

P.O. Box 32117 Camps Bay
Cape Town, 8040
South Africa

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Overview

Flanked by the majestic Table Mountain National Park, a World Heritage Site, and the Twelve Apostles mountain range, the award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is situated on Cape Town’s most scenic route. Poised above the Atlantic Ocean, the 5-star boutique hotel offers easy access to Cape Town’s spectacular beaches and tourist attractions. A complimentary shuttle service is offered to the V&A Waterfront and city center, while exhilarating helicopter transfers from the hotel’s Helistop present spectacular aerial views of the Peninsula. The hotel is guided by a luminescent marine reserve with frequent whale and dolphin sightings, and boasts legendary Atlantic Ocean sunsets, while the hotel features the longest hours of sunshine in Cape Town. 
 
The Twelve Apostles is well established as Cape Town’s leading boutique hotel, and repeatedly voted as one of the best on the continent. African Style and classic European comfort affirm the elegance of the hotel, which boasts 70 individually designed bedrooms and suites, including a Presidential Suite. Part of the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Twelve Apostles Hotel offers splendid luxury, passionate service, generous hospitality and exquisite cuisine. The hotel is the perfect choice for a wedding or any special occasion, and a popular venue for exclusive conferences and executive board meetings too. 
 
Hotel guests are invited to indulge in a movie night in the 16-seater private cinema, relax in the infinity or heated rock pool, enjoy mountain walks and picnics in the gardens which border onto the Table Mountain National Park, or surrender the senses in the tranquil Spa with its range of world-class treatments. Gourmets will delight in the superb wine and dine experience on offer at Azure Restaurant and the Café Grill, while there is no better spot in Cape Town to mingle with locals for classic cocktails and sundowners, than the famous Leopard Bar.  

Exclusive Amenities

  • Full Breakfast for each guest daily
  • Two Course Lunch per person, once during stay
  • One Afternoon Tea per person, once during stay
  • Two complimentary Spa Treatments for suite bookings when staying a minimum of three (3) nights

The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check in/departure:

  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out

Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 70

Classic Room

Classic Rooms are elegantly decorated in colors inspired by the hotel’s natural surroundings and boast world class amenities with a balcony and full height sliding doors.
 
  • Average size: 355 square feet.

Mountain-Facing Rooms

Mountain Facing Rooms have a private balcony and full-height sliding windows with sweeping views of the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range, while the ground floor rooms offer views of the Fynbos gardens and the natural surroundings.
 
  • Average size: 355 square feet

Luxury Rooms

The Luxury Rooms offer the ideal escape to take in the magnificent scenery of the Atlantic Ocean or Table Mountain National Park.
 
  • Average size: 430 square feet

Superior Sea-Facing Rooms

Superior Sea-Facing Rooms have a sunken lounge, with views stretching over the winding coastal road below and the endless horizon of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean in the distance.
 
All rooms are open-plan, with luxurious en-suite bathrooms. By day, watch the whales and dolphins in the surf below or take in the magnificent sunset over cocktails in the evening, from your own private balcony.
 
  • Average size: 592 square feet

One Bedroom Suites

These lavish One Bedroom Suites offer the best of both worlds. Luxuriate in uninterrupted views of Table Mountain National Park or soak up ocean views from nine of the Sea-Facing Suites. With a separate lounge and bedroom, these Suites are perfect for families traveling with children under 12 years.
 
  • Average size: 753 square feet

Presidential Suite

The ultimate in luxury, the beautifully appointed Presidential Suite includes an open-plan eight-seater dining room with bar and lounge area, master bedroom, business-ready study as well as ‘his’ and ‘hers’ bathrooms. Succumb to panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lions Head and the Twelve Apostles mountain range from the wrap-around terrace or appreciate the finest collection of South African Masters works of art in the comfort of your Suite, while your personal butler ensures your every need is catered for. The Presidential Suite can be extended from a one bedroom Suite to a five bedroom Grand Master Suite by booking the four adjoining rooms.
 

Guest Services

24-Hour Room Service

Banquet Services

Business Services

Catering

CD & DVD Library

Complimentary Newspaper

Concierge

In-room Safe Deposit Box

Turndown Service

Board Games

Shoe Shine Service

Shuttle Service

Tea Service

24-Hour Front Desk

Afternoon Tea

Baby Cribs Available

Bilingual Staff

Chauffeur Service on Request

Children's Turndown Service

Clefs d’Or Concierge

Complimentary Transportation to Shopping

Complimentary Wireless (WiFi) Internet

Dining Experience

Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services

Evening Turndown Service

Facial Treatments

Front Desk

Heated Pool

Heliport

Honeymoon Planning

Housekeeping

In room tea & coffee making facilities

IPod in Room

Ironing "On Demand"

Luggage Storage

Overnight Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services

Overnight Laundry Service

Pet Policy

Pet-Friendly

Pharmacy Delivery

Picnic Catering

Property Walks

Room Service

Secure Complimentary Parking

Wedding Arrangement

Well-behaved Dogs Accepted

Wi-Fi

Wine Tasting

Facilities

Banquet Space

Boardroom Meeting Space

Business Center

Fitness Center

Helicopter Pad

High-Speed Internet Access

Picnic Area

Small Conference Facilities

Spa Treatments

Beach Nearby

Bicycle Rentals

Boutiques

DVD Library

Golf Nearby

Helicopter Tours

Hiking Trails

Jogging Trail

Lounge Area

Meeting & Conference Facilities

Private Dining Areas

Private Meeting Facilities

Scuba Diving

Whale Watching

Mountain Biking

Private Cinema

Car and Bicycle Rental

Gift Shop

Gym

Hammocks

Internet Center

Movie Library

Music in the Evenings

Wedding Facilities

Afternoon Tea

Bar

Leopard Bar for sunsets

Business Corner

City Tours, Theatre and Cultural Events

Lobby Lounge

Massage Treatments

Movie Theater Onsite

Non-Smoking Rooms and Suites

Outdoor Terrace

Restaurant

Spa

Sun Deck

Boat Excursions

Breakfast Room

Excursions

Hydrotherapy

Meeting Rooms

Nearby Gym

Rooftop Lounge

Small Wedding Facilities

Spa Nearby

DINING

Azure Restaurant

With panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, be treated to the finest Contemporary French cuisine with a South African influence.

The Cafe Grill

Surrounded by the majestic mountains and rock pools, The Café Grill is available 24 hours, serving light meals and an enticing kiddies menu.

The Leopard Bar

Relax and take in a spectacular Cape sunset to soothing live music with signature cocktails and complimentary hearty snacks. A fireplace, outdoor heaters and blankets are available in winter.

Attractions

Spectacular Beaches Close by

CAMPS BAY BEACH

Camps Bay beach offers spectacular views of Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles and its fine white sand is packed with beautiful people, especially over weekends and during holidays. Camps Bay’s long stretch of beach is perfect for sunbathing and its open flatness means that team activities like Frisbee and social beach volleyball can also be enjoyed by the more active visitors. The sea is, due to Camps Bay’s protected position in the bay, quite calm and good for swimming but the Atlantic Ocean temperature is cold. At the southern end, you will find a tidal pool which is fun, while the northern part is great for surfing.

There is a stretch of lawn in front of the beach where picnics are often enjoyed. Camps Bay beach is clean and family friendly.

CLIFTON BEACH

Home to Millionaire’s Row, fashionable Clifton is known as Cape Town’s St Tropez, and its four beautiful beaches attract holidaymakers in their droves. Yachts floating on a turquoise ocean, white, sandy beaches and beautiful bodies all make up Clifton’s reputation as the French Riviera of South Africa. The gorgeous sea-facing apartments of Clifton are said to be some of the most sought-after real estate in the world. This snazzy little suburb offers spectacular ocean views and is close to not one, but four spectacular swimming beaches.

LLANDUDNO BEACH

Llandudno Beach is one of those beautiful beaches that seem to have it all. The white crescent shaped beach lies at the base of the steep slopes of the Twelve Apostles and is flanked by massive granite boulders. One of the most popular chill-out and romantic sundown picnic spots in Cape Town, Llandudno Beach is also the haunt of photographers, surfers, surf skiers and an active lifesaving crowd. The boulders at the northern side offer some great walking with awesome views.

Top 10 attractions close to the hotel

 

HOUT BAY - Hout Bay is often called the Heart of the Cape, a mere 10 minute drive from the hotel. ‘Houtbaai’, as it was named by Dutch explorers, literally translated means Wood Bay. The Hout Bay harbour is the 9th most visited tourist attraction in Cape Town and includes a yacht and boat marina, a working fishing fleet, a wonderful local craft market, daily boat trips to nearby Seal Island and wonderful local restaurants.

SEAL ISLAND - Also known as Duiker Island, is situated about 15 minutes by boat from Hout Bay. The island has a breeding colony of approximately 6,000 Cape Fur Seals, foraging far and wide throughout the peninsula in search of food. Several operators such as Nauticat, Drumbeat and Cape Town Boat Charters offer daily one-hour trips.

HOUTBAY VINEYARDS - Located high on rocky mountain slopes, this boutique wine cellar was established in 2001. The winemaker’s dedication ensures that each bottle is individually nurtured to produce the type of lasting quality one can only achieve with a personal touch. Although bubbly is what started the adventure, Hout Bay Vineyards also produces a range of other wines, including a Sauvignon Blanc, a full-bodied red as well as a delicate light rosé.

THE WORLD OF BIRDS PARK - The World of Birds Park is one of the few large bird parks in the world. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 spacious landscaped walk-through aviaries, allowing you the most intimate closeness with nature. A tropical garden setting in the Hout Bay Valley is the environment in which the aviaries are spaced over 4 ha of land, framed by the back of Table Mountain.

CONSTANTIA VALLEY WINE ROUTE - The oldest wine-making region in the southern hemisphere, dating back to 1685, Constantia Valley is today the Cape’s most intimate wine route consisting of nine wine farms, each with their own distinctive heritage and premium wines. Enjoyed by Napoleon Bonaparte and royalty in the 18th century, Constantia Valley’s unique combination of terraine and climate produces some of the world’s finest wines that to this day continue to win accolades and international awards for consistently high standard and quality.

  • Groot Constantia
  • Klein Constantia
  • Buitenverwachting
  • Steenberg
  • Constantia Glen
  • Eagles Nest
  • Silvermist

ORIGINAL T-BAG DESIGNS - Original T-Bag Designs creates ‘Functional Art’ out of recycled tea bags. Used tea bags are dried, emptied, ironed then painted, with each artist showing their own individual styles and patterns.

These miniature works of art are then applied to stationary, wooden items like boxes, trays and coasters and even fabric items! For a group of previously disadvantaged people in Hout Bay, one cup of tea can indeed provide community, love, excitement and financial security.

BAY HARBOUR MARKET - Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay is a celebration of the vibrancy, spirit and diversity that make South Africa such a unique country. It provides a uniquely social shopping, dining and entertainment experience in an atmosphere that is friendly, vibrant and distinctly South African. The market also serves as a platform for community building and up liftment by providing opportunities for the development of creative skills towards the creation of sustainable business. Open weekends only.

NOORDHOEK : THE FOODBARN RESTAURANT AND DELI - The Noordhoek valley remains one of Cape Town’s treasured destinations, featuring a rural atmosphere, rustic surroundings, a world-famous beach and vast wetlands. At the Foodbarn Restaurant, diners are treated to delicious and decadent ‘fine-dining’ style food in a characterful old barn, while at the Deli you are invited into a ‘home-from-home’ with tantalizing aromas of fresh bread and the best coffee in the valley, super friendly and caring service and chef Lana’s delicious creations.

HORSE RIDING ON NOORDHOEK BEACH AT ‘THE DUNES’ - Heaven on horseback is cantering through the surf at The Dunes in Noordhoek on a fine thoroughbred horse, with whales and dolphins leaping in the bay. The stables are built right on the sand of Noordhoek Beach – the longest, whitest and most spectacular beach in Cape Town. Enjoy daily rides at 10:00 and 16:00, each session lasting 1.5 hours over a 14km stretch.

KOMMETJIE “SLANGKOP” LIGHTHOUSE - The only metal lighthouse in Africa, Slangkop (meaning Snake Head) Lighthouse has been burning brightly since 1914, becoming fully automated in 1979. The tower’s light shimmers 33 nautical miles out to sea from its 33 M circular construction and is the tallest cast iron tower in South Africa. Initially manned by 3 Lighthouse Keepers it is now maintained by one Senior Lighthouse Keeper who still washes the lighthouse windows.

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Map / Location

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Directions From Cape Town International Airport:

  • Before leaving the airport, clear the odometer/kilometer reading on the control panel of your car to zero.
  • After 12.5 kilometers, the N2 highway is joined by the M3 highway.
  • Continue following the N2 Cape Town/ m6 Sea Point/ Cable Way/ International Convention Center (CTICC) signage.
  • After a further 6.5 kilometers (total 18.5 kilometers), the highway comes to an end at a large intersection on the edge of the city centre, which has the international Convention Centre to your left, the entrance to the Waterfront to your right, and Table Mountain ahead of you.
  • Proceed straight through this intersection onto the continuation of the N2 highway (which now becomes Buitengracht Street).
  • After 2.5 kilometers, (20.5 kilometers total) on Buitengracht Street, it changes name to Kloof Nek Road.
  • After a further 3 kilometers (total 23 kilometers), you will crest Kloof Nek Road with Table Mountain and the entrance to the cable car station to your left.
  • Stay on this road following the signs that read "Camps Bay / Bakoven".
  • Continue on this very windy road all the way down into the centre of Camps Bay (which you will see below you).
  • The Twelve Apostles Mountain Range is now visible, stretching out in front of you.
  • After 3 kilometers, (total 26 kilometers), turn left at the stop street into Houghton Road. After a short distance, at the second stop street, turn left into Victoria Road, the coastal road.
  • After about a kilometer, the coast becomes undeveloped and it is 3 kilometers further on in this beautiful nature reserve that you will find your hotel.
  • Your entire trip is 30 kilometers.

Nearby airports: Cape Town [D.F. Malan], South Africa
Distance: 19 Miles

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