Gay Cape Town · Mid-range Hotels

Gay Cape Town · Mid-range Hotels

Looking for a perfect place to stay in Cape Town? We have selected some of the best for gay travelers, from budget hotels to luxury accommodation.

De Waterkant

De Waterkant is the main gay district in Cape Town. It’s known for its stylish bars, Dutch-style architecture and buzzing nightlife.

Why this hotel?: Great location. Wonderful staff.

Boasting a swimming pool, this gay-popular hotel is located near De Waterkant and offers comfortable accommodation.

The Glen Boutique Hotel’s 24 rooms,  many of which come with a private terrace. You’ll be able to make the most of the spa, sun terrace and cascading pools.

When you’re ready to explore the city the nightlife is right on your doorstep.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, spa.

3 The Glen, Sea Point, Cape Town


9.8
Exceptional

Based on 1152 votes

Why this hotel?: Great Location. Large rooms.

This colonial-era manor house is situated in the heart of De Waterkant Village, the hub of Cape Town’s gay scene. The guest house overlooks Table Bay Harbour and the Stellenbosch Mountains. The V&A Waterfront is easily accessible.

If you like to be in the thick of it De Waterkant Lodge is a good option.

Features

cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool.

35 Dixon Street , De Waterkant, Cape Town,


8.8
Excellent

Based on 6 votes

Why this hotel?: Great Location. Pool.

De Waterkant House is located in the heart of De Waterkant, Cape Town’s gay district. Surrounded by Dutch colonial era architecture, this Georgian manor house is an elegant 3-star inn.

The rooms at De Waterkant House offer tea and coffee making facilities, a laptop safe and a ceiling fan. They are also equipped with cable/satellite channels and a DVD player.

When you’re ready to explore the vibrant nightlife of De Waterkant you won’t have far to walk.

Features

cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool.

35 Loader St, De Waterkant, Cape Town


7.6
Very Good

Based on 158 votes

Why this hotel?: Rooftop bar and pool. Central location.

The Grey Hotel is situated in the vibrant gay district of De Waterkant in Cape Town. This boutique hotel has a Japanese restaurant and a rooftop bar with views of Table Mountain.

The V & A Waterfront is just a short walk from the hotel.

Each room is decorated in a unique and modern style, offering an alternative to the soulless homogeneity of many hotels.

The hotel’s rooftop bar, piano bar and late breakfasts make this a good choice if you like to party. The city’s best nightlife is also right on your doorstep.

Features

bar, music, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool

49 Napier St, De Waterkant, Cape Town


7.1
Very Good

Based on 227 votes

Why this hotel?: Rooftop pool. Central location.

The Capital Mirage is an upmarket hotel on the edge of De Waterkant, Cape Town’s gay village. The hotel’s rooftop bar offers excellent views of Table Mountain.

You can choose from luxury or superior studios or opt for a spacious apartment.

Make the most state of the art gym if a fancy a pump before hitting your night out. There’s also a salon and a spa so you can make sure you’re looking fierce when you hit Cafe Manhattan and Crew Bar.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool.

40 Chiappini St, De Waterkant, Cape Town


9.2
Exceptional

Based on 255 votes

Why this hotel?: Amazing location. Great Views.

The Rockwell Suite Hotel & Apartments offers self-catering apartments with views of Table Mountain and the harbour.

The rooms are well-appointed and all come with kitchens, living areas and balconies. This is a good choice if you prefer serviced apartments to a hotel.

Located in the stylish De Waterkant district, the best shops and nightlife are on your doorstep.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access.

32 Prestwich St, Green Point, Cape Town


8.2
Excellent

Based on 679 votes

Bantry Bay

Bantry Bay is a chic suburb ranged along the Atlantic shore. It’s known to be the most wind-free place in town and it’s a popular hotel and resort destination.

Why this hotel?: Reliable Choice. Peaceful setting.

One of the best hotels in Cape Town, it was the accommodation partner of Mr Gay World 2019, so it’s safe to say the President Hotel is gay-friendly. It’s located in Bantry Bay on the shores of the Atlantic. The location is hard to beat.

The rooms are smart and well-appointed. It’s an ideal choice if you’d like the added benefits of a resort. There are many dining options around the hotel in the Bantry Bay area.

President Hotel is always a reliable choice.

Features

gym, restaurant, bar, concierge, salon

4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town


7.9
Very Good

Based on 1840 votes

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