The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town is an award-winning, 5-star, luxury boutique hotel located against the dramatic backdrop of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range which forms the back of Table Mountain and offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel offers a tranquil respite located an easy 20-minute drive away from Cape Town's vibrant and colourful city centre.

  • Luxury, 5-star boutique hotel in Cape Town with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Luxuriously appointed mountain- and ocean-facing rooms
  • Set against the towering Twelve Apostles Mountain Range
  • 20-minute drive from the bustling heart of Cape Town and other historical, scenic and cultural attractions
  • 10-minute drive from Camps Bay
  • Complimentary shuttle service to Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront
  • A UNESCO Cape Floral Region World Heritage Site
  • Award-winning, fine-dining Azure Restaurant
  • Award-winning spa with sea views
  • Swimming pools with scenic ocean and mountain views
  • Seasonal whale watching from the Leopard Bar terrace
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • 16-seater cinema
  • Secure covered parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry

A mere 15-minute drive from the bustling V&A Waterfront, The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa boasts beautifully-appointed, luxurious sea- and mountain-facing rooms, a casual, café-style, family-friendly restaurant, a cocktail bar with some of the most spectacular sunset views in Cape Town, one of the best fine dining hotel restaurants in South Africa, scenic mountain trails, an award-winning spa and a pool garden.

Beautifully-appointed, luxurious accommodation

Guests can choose between ocean- or mountain-facing rooms, each including individualized gifts on check-in, candlelight turndowns and unique amenities for children and pets.

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has 11 Classic Rooms, 10 Milkwood Rooms and 12 Mountain-facing Rooms all of which have private balconies or terraces with large sliding glass doors and 13 Ocean- or Mountain-facing Luxury Rooms. Nine open-plan Superior Sea-facing Rooms with sunken lounges are ideal for couples travelling with one child under the age of 12. There are also 14 One-bedroom Suites with either Atlantic Ocean or mountain-facing views that are also suitable for families travelling with a child under the age of 12 and some of the suites are available for guests accompanied by small pets.

Twelve Apostles Hotel Spa 1 Superior Sea facing Room

Superior Sea-facing Room with sunken lounge

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In-room amenities include tea- and coffee-making facilities, a fully stocked mini-bar, international adaptors, air-conditioning, beach towels and umbrellas, an electronic safe, pillow and soap menus, bathrobes and slippers, children's gowns, toy baskets, high chairs, baby car seats and tepee tents.

The Presidential Suite

The luxurious, 151-square-metre Presidential Suite has a private lounge, an eight-seater dining room and a private wraparound terrace. The principal bedroom and bathroom with a free-standing antique marble bath provide panoramic views of the Twelve Apostles Mountains, Lion's Head and the Atlantic Ocean. There's also a wood-panelled dressing room or study and a second bathroom. The Presidential Suite has marble floors with under-floor heating, imported Italian chandeliers, antique mirrors and a beautiful art collection.

Hotel facilities

The award-winning, fine-dining Azure Restaurant offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and serves contemporary French- and Asian-inspired South African cuisine. The Leopard Bar is a popular cocktail spot in Cape Town where locals and hotel guests like to gather to watch the sunset. The exclusive-use Apostles Braai, located in the hotel's gardens, offers beautiful sea and sunset views. Guests can also enjoy mountain and ocean views at the Conservatory while tucking into homemade delicacies or crafting their own gin with the help of an expert Mixologist at the Conservatory's Gin Lab. The Café Grill which serves light meals and has a kiddies menu is popular amongst families.

Twelve Apostles Hotel Spa 2 Outdoor Spa Gazebo

Outdoor Spa Gazebo at The Twelve Apostles

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And for those who want to treat themselves to some pampering, The Twelve Apostles Hotel's award-winning luxury Spa offers seven treatment rooms for single or couples treatments, two Mountain Gazebos with ocean views for outdoor treatments, exclusive use plunge pools for Spa guests and more.

Other activities

  • Three-kilometre guided walk on the Twelve Apostles Fynbos Trail with a refreshment stop
  • Mountain picnics
  • Sushi Master classes in the Café Grill
  • Ask the hotel's concierge team to put together a curated programme of offsite activities
  • Jogging, meditation and 'Sports Buddy' service
  • Wine tasting with an acclaimed sommelier
  • Helicopter excursions from the hotel's helistop to the V&A Waterfront and other areas of interest

Getting there

By car - The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is a 40-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport.

Our take on The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

We love everything about this luxury boutique hotel. The views of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range in the back and the Atlantic Ocean out front are beautiful, the restaurants are wonderful, the service is fantastic and the complimentary shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay is very convenient. The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa makes for the perfect home base if you want to combine day trips to Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula with hiking and relaxing.

  • Luxury 5-star accommodation
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • 15% VAT
  • 1% Tourism Levy
  • Complimentary daily scheduled transfer service to Camps Bay and to and from the V&A Waterfront between 08h00 and 21h30
  • All meals not specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to and from the hotel from Cape Town International Airport (we can arrange this for you)
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