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The Grey Hotel, Cape Town

4-star4 stars
49 Napier Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Long Street
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
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From 99 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Awesome vibe
Great location
Bar is awesome
More comfort would be nice

The Grey Hotel, Cape Town

from $83 CAD
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What’s around The Grey Hotel, Cape Town


  • In Cape Town City Centre
  • Greenmarket Square - 14 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 15 min walk
  • Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - 15 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 19 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 20 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 20 min walk
  • South African National Gallery - 26 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 14 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Due to drought conditions, water restrictions may apply at this property until further notice. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


SHIO Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Piano Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

The Sky Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

The Grey Hotel, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Village Lodge Portfolio Cape Town
  • Village Lodge Portfolio
  • Village Portfolio Cape Town
  • Village Portfolio
  • Grey Hotel Cape Town
  • Grey Hotel
  • Grey Cape Town
  • The Grey Hotel Hotel Cape Town


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • The seasonal pool is open from September to May.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 1900.00
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 0

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

    Self parking costs ZAR 150 per day

    Parking is available nearby and costs ZAR 0 per day

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 385 per vehicle (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.6 From 76 reviews

    Very Good 8.0
    Beautiful rooms. But the pool should be only for guests
    Roger , gb3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    The hotel is pretty nice. The rooms are a bit small but they have everything you need. I had a room with a porch which was wonderful. Water was a bit finicky in my room. I had to leave the water running for a while to get hot water (which in Cape Town, that feels wrong). Water was cut off randomly during one day of my 3 day stay. It was unclear why but it was fixed by the evening. Other than that my stay was fine. The food at the hotel is very good.
    usOther trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Boutique is the proper word, in a great way
    The manager and staff were very nice and accommodating. I arrived early and they let me get in the room as soon as it was done, let me borrow an umbrella when it was supposed to rain, and helped me with transfer to the airport. I liked the atmosphere of the place. The only thing about my room was that it was on a second floor without an elevator, so it is a bit of a hassle to get your luggage up there. My bag wasn't heavy, so I didn't mind, just to let others know.
    Karla, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great stay
    Beautiful rooms; great food in the Piano bar.
    Matthys, zaBusiness trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Gay friendly neighborhood.
    Nice hotel with a piano bar. Room was a little small, but comfortable. Piano Bar and restaurant was nice, but the service in the restaurant was slow. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly. There were a few decent restaurants close by. Gay friendly neighborhood.
    Colin, usOther trip

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