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The Silo Luxury Hotel will be occupying a unique space towering above the bustling Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town from where magnificent views of the city, ocean and Table Mountain can be admired.
The architect of this exciting new development at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront is renowned industrial designer Thomas Heatherwick who transformed the elevator house as well as the adjacent storage annexe of six rows, seven silos while retaining its cultural significance and creating a building which will be iconic to Cape Town's skyline.
The most significant change to the building’s original structure will be the pillowed glazing panels which will be inserted into the geometry of the hotel floors, bulging outwards as if gently inflated. During the night, this unique building structure will change the construction into a glowing lantern in the harbour.
The Silo Luxury Hotel in Cape Town will feature a total of 28 rooms which includes the spacious Penthouse. Each of the rooms will be individually decorated and designed with stylish and colourful pieces with a modern touch. The room categories vary in size and the views which can be admired from these.
Unique will be the fact that the rooms will be more spacious vertically than horizontally which is based on the unique architecture of The Silo and particularly the fantastic design of the pillowed window bays which are one of the key architectural features of this building.
- Luxury Suites Mountain View & Harbour View
- Superior Suites Mountain View & Harbour View
- Family Suites Mountain View & Harbour View
- Deluxe Suites
- Royal Suites
The Silo Cafe, the Piano Bar as well as the hotel's rooftop restaurant and Champagne bar will offer guests delicious snacks, light meals, refreshing beverages and fine dining meals. The Silo Spa invites visitors for relaxing health and beauty spa treatments while exercise awaits in the fully equipped fitness centre and the rooftop, glass swimming pool.
- The Silo Café
- Piano Bar
- rooftop restaurant
- rooftop Champagne Bar
- rooftop glass swimming pool
- The Silo Spa
- fitness centre
- private meeting room
- underground parking.
For the discerning travellers, convenient services will be available throughout their stay which includes airport transfers, 24-hour butler and in-room dining service, laundry and concierge services as well as complimentary WiFi.
- airport transfers
- 24-hour butler service
- 24 Hour room service
- laundry service
- complimentary WiFi
- concierge services.
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA)
This new hotel development in Cape Town is constructed in the grain elevator area of the historic grain silo complex which occupies six floors above what will be the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA).
Named after the benefactor Jochen Zeitz, Zeitz MOCAA will be a modern art gallery en par with the Tate Modern in London, MoMA in New York as well as the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid.
The Royal Portfolio
The Silo is a member hotel of The Royal Portfolio which is a prestigious hotel group in South Africa. The Royal Malewane Lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park area, the Birkenhead House in Hermanus as well as La Residence in Franschhoek are part of this group.
The Royal Portfolio:
- Birkenhead House, Hermanus
- Royal Malewane Lodge, Greater Kruger National Park
- La Residence, Franschhoek / Cape Winelands
- The Silo Luxury Hotel, V&A Waterfront / Cape Town.
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- Ensuite / Private bathroom
- Internet Access
- Writing desk
The Silo Cafe, the Piano Bar, as well as the hotel's rooftop restaurant and Champagne bar, will offer guests delicious snacks, light meals, refreshing beverages and fine dining meals.
The hotel's rooftop glass swimming pool offers a great place for relaxing and refreshment during the warm and sunny afternoons.
Guests staying at The Silo Luxury Hotel in Cape Town enjoy access to the fully equipped fitness centre.
- Nearby Casino
- Nearby conference facilities
- Nearby golf course
- Swimming Pool
Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- Airport transfers
- Butler service
- Concierge services
- Housekeeping service
- Internet connection
- Laundry services
- Luggage storage
- Tours & Transfers on Request
- Voice mail
- Wake-up call
- # Rooms:
Luxury Suite Mountain View
Four spacious Luxury Suites with mountain views will offer guests the convenience of a balcony. This room type will measure 47 square meters including the outdoor space of the balcony.
Luxury Suite Harbour View
The four Luxury Suites Harbour Views are planned to measure 41 square meters including the balcony.
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Superior Suite Mountain View
The four Superior Suites facing Table Mountain will be located on the 6th and 7th floors of The Silo Luxury Hotel in Cape Town. The Superior Suites range in size from 70 - 83 square meters including a small balcony. The bedroom can be found on the mezzanine level.
Superior Suite Harbour View
The two Superior Suites with Harbour Views measure a size of 78 square meters including a small balcony. The suites spacious and luxurious bedroom is located on the mezzanine level.
Deluxe Superior Suite
- # Rooms:
The seven Deluxe Suites can be found on the 8th, 9th and 10th floors featuring spectacular 5.5 meter high pillowed glass windows from where the surrounding views of the city, the mountains and the ocean can best be admired. The Deluxe Suites will measure between 60 - 67 square meters including a balcony.
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Family Suite Harbour View
The two Family Suites are located on the 7th floor of this new building providing views over the old harbour and out to the distant mountain range. The exclusive Family Suites range from 111 to 128 square meters in size including a balcony. Each of these well appointed suites will offer a mezzanine level with two bedrooms.
Family Suite Mountain View
Two of the Family Suites face the setting sun on the 7th floor providing views over the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront as well as Signal Hill. The sizes are the same as these of the Harbour View Family Suites including a balconyc and eah has a mezzanine level with 2 bedrooms.
- # Rooms:
The two Royal Suites will offer beautiful views of the sea, Robben Island and the distant mountain range. Measuring 132 square meters in size, each of the Royal Suites will provide two bedrooms and a spacious balcony.
- # Rooms:
The Penthouse at The Silo Hotel in Cape Town will measure 187 square meters. Situated on the top floor facing Table Mountain and featuring a 24 square meter balcony, this luxurious one-bedroom suite will become the jewel in The Royal Portfolio crown.
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