Gay Cape Town · Luxury Hotels

Gay Cape Town · Luxury Hotels

Cape Town has a good selection of luxury hotels to appeal to gay travelers. We've handpicked our favorites.

Cape Town

Our best gay Cape Town hotels are located in the heart of De Waterkant gay village.

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Why this hotel?: Great Location. Luxury Amenities.

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a luxury hotel in Cape Town. Built in 1918 and painted in eye-catching pink, it’s located right by the unimprovably named Camp Street – where you’ll find The Pink Panther Club. So far so camp.

The hotel’s colonial style is very chic. This is a great choice if you’re looking for something upmarket and slightly set apart from the bustle of the big city. The hotel is just a ten-minute drive to the nightlife of De Waterkant.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace.

76 Orange St, Cape Town


Based on 2159 votes

Why this hotel?: Views of Table Mountain and vineyards. Fantastic leisure options.

The 5-star Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa is part of The Liz McGrath Collection and is situated in what is known as “Cape Town’s Vineyard” – the historical Constantia Valley, a short 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s city center and V&A Waterfront.

This luxurious boutique hotel boasts a variety of elegant double rooms, suites, and villas with breathtaking views of South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain and the property’s lush gardens. All rooms include a TV, bathrobes and luxury bathroom amenities, bottled filter water, and a safe. There is A/C and free wifi throughout the entire property.

Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant in an idyllic garden setting, and enjoy fine South African wines at one of the contemporary bars. The Cellars-Hohenort also has a tennis court, two pools, a spa, a salon, and a designer boutique.

All hotels in the Liz McGrath Collection are gay/LGBTQ+ friendly and welcoming.


hotel, restaurant, bar, pool, spa, shopping, salon, wifi, a/c, parking, pet-friendly, gym, tennis court

93 Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia Heights, Cape Town


Based on 430 votes

Why this hotel?: Incredible views. Luxury amenities.

This 5-star luxury hotel is situated on the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town which is close to the gay district. It boasts beautiful views of the working harbour, Table Mountain, and the Atlantic Ocean. It features a pool, a spa, a gym and all the amenities you’d expect from a top rank hotel.

Nelson Mandela himself opened this hotel in 1997. It’s billed as having the best address in the Cape Town. Considering the stunning views on offer it’s hard to disagree.


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

Quay 6, W Quay Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town


Based on 3531 votes

Why this hotel?: Amazing views. Great Location.

The Westin is located by the waterfront and adjacent to the gay nightlife of De Waterkant. This sleek hotel is a reliable choice if you’re in South Africa. The rooms are clean and well-appointed.

You can make full use of the hotels’ spa and gym facilities. Naturally, you’ll want to get those biceps pumped before you hit the town. The gay nightlife is just a five-minute cab ride away.


cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, spa.

Convention Square, Lower Long Street, Cape Town


Based on 3601 votes

Why this hotel?: Fantastic location. Luxury amenities.

A luxury 5-star hotel located in central Green Point and it’s just a short walk up Main Road to De Waterkant, where you’ll find the best gay nightlife.

All of the suites come with excellent views of Table Mountain. The V & A Waterfront is just a 10-minute walk away.

The restaurant also offers excellent restaurants.

This is a great choice if you want to do Cape Town in style.


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

47 Main Rd, Green Point, Cape Town


Based on 3042 votes

Why this hotel?: Sunny pool area. Wonderful staff.

DysArt is a chic, boutique hotel located in Green Point, a short walk from De Waterkant, Cape Towns’s gay district.

The hotel offers 10 stylish rooms decked out in a contemporary style.

The outdoor pool area is a great spot.

DysArt hotel is ideal if you’re looking for an upmarket and intimate base in Cape Town.


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

17 Dysart Rd, Green Point, Cape Town


Based on 822 votes

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