South African Hotels
CNR Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44)
Somerset West 7130
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type

NH Cape Town Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West is within proximity to the Cape Winelands and village of Stellenbosch. This luxury hotel in Somerset West, Western Province, is located just outside the city centre and is a 20-minute drive away from the Cape Town International Airport. The hotel boasts 188 hotel rooms and ten suites, all of which are elegantly furnished and designed to bring the utmost of comfort to their guests.

The Lord Charles hotel in Somerset West offers its visitors the sophistication of a world-class hotel with its unique touch of South African charm. The hotel caters to the needs of both its leisure and corporate travellers and with its ideal location close to Franschhoek, Paarl, Wellington and Stellenbosch, experiencing the magnificent Cape Winelands is a breeze.

The NH hotel features 198 hotel rooms and suites. The room types comprise 153 Standard Rooms, 31 Superior Rooms, two wheelchair accessible rooms and 11 Suites. Guests staying at the hotel can expect to enjoy views of the hotel gardens, the Helderberg Mountains or sea views over False Bay.


Guests staying at the Lord Charles hotel are not short of dining options. The hotel offers 24-hour room service and has four different dining establishments available on the property. Guests may choose from The Lounge, which is famous for its delicious high tea, The Garden Terrace, or the La Vigna restaurant. The hotel is also home to the St Andrews 19th Hole Bar. The bar has been designed to make guests feel like they have entered a traditional Scottish bar. Guests enjoy a game of darts or watch the latest games on the sports channel while drinking a cold beer.

Conference facilities

The NH hotel features a venue that is available for all functions, big or small. The Hotel offers ten conference and function venues. The smallest site can accommodate up to 25 delegates while the largest venues can accommodate up to 610 guests. The hotel also offers a variety of conference equipment and services to ensure that functions and conferences run smoothly and efficiently.

Activities & facilities

  • In-house gym
  • Tennis courts
  • Swimming pools
  • Outdoor chess
  • Darts and billiard room

Nearby activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Bowling
  • Squash
  • Whale watching
  • Shark cage diving
  • Quad biking
  • Horse riding

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone


The Lounge

The Lounge, is the perfect place for guests to relax and enjoy a drink after a long day at work. The lounge offers a delicious high tea and operates from 07:00 in the morning to midnight.

The Garden Terrace

The Garden Terrace is widely known for its very popular buffet menu. The restaurant serves breakfast, dinner and on a Sunday they offer an amazing Sunday carvery.

La Vigna

The La Vigna Restaurant, is an international a la carte style restaurant. The Restaurant serves the best cosmopolitan dishes that are made with only the freshest and high quality ingredients.


The hotel offers 3 tennis courts on the hotel grounds to which guests have access to.

Swimming pool

Guests staying hotel can enjoy refershing swims in the hotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools.


The hotel boasts its own fitness facility which guests can use during their stay.

Nearby activities
  • hiking
  • jogging
  • golf courses
  • horse riding
  • squash courts
  • bowling
  • quad biking
  • shark cage diving
  • whale watching ( in season).

Conference Venue

The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, Cape Town, has a number of different conference venues available to meet any formal occasion. The smaller function venues can accommodate from 20 to 80 guests and the larger venues can accommodate from 125 - 600 delegates depending on the set up style.

Conference equipment:

  • flip charts
  • white board and markers
  • TV monitors
  • data projectors
  • lecterns
  • PA systems and microphones.

Conference services:

  • photo copying
  • faxing
  • business centre
  • e-mail
  • wireless internet.

  • Gym
  • Hair salon
  • Hotel Bar
  • Outdoor chess
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Laundry services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The hotel offers 154 well-appointed Standard Rooms.These rooms consist of either a double or two single beds. The Standard Rooms at The Lord Charles Hotel are garden facing and all offer en-suite bathrooms.

Standard Room features:

  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Minibar
  • Television
  • Mnet
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone.


# Rooms:

The 32 Superior Rooms at NH The Lord Charles Hotel in Cape Town, Western Cape, offer either lake or panoramic sea views. The hotel rooms consist of either a king or twin beds and feature a spacious en-suite bathroom.

Superior Room features:

  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Minibar
  • Television
  • Mnet
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone.


# Rooms:

The Suites provide its guests with the best of luxury and comfort. The suites offer a bedroom with a separate lounge & bathroom area.

Junior Suite Room features:

  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Mnet
  • Mini fridge
  • Private balcony

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NH The Lord Charles offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.066572

Longitude: 18.824547


Driving directions from the Cape Town International Airport to the NH The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West:

1. Head on the N2 towards Somerset West
2. Take the R44 Broadway Boulevard exit toward Stellenbosch and Somerset West
3. Turn left onto Broadway Blvd R44
4. Take the 2nd left onto Main Rd or the M9
5. Take the 1st right and the hotel will be on the right (Corner Faure & Stellenbosch Roads).

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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