South African Hotels

Winchester Mansions Hotel

Address
221 Beach Road
Sea Point
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Spa, Family, Conference, Leisure
R2170.00SINGLE RATE
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The 4-star Winchester Mansions Hotel is located on Cape Town's Platinum Mile overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town's oceanfront suburb of Sea Point. The Hotel is in a spectacular location that overlooks the sea and provides elegance and personalized service to all guests.

The Sea Point Promenade invites guests to enjoy a leisurely stroll along the coastline that is located right in front of the hotel. The city sightseeing bus stops directly opposite the hotel, offering easy access to the attractions of Cape Town while a shuttle service is available to the V&A Waterfront. The hotel's unique architecture consists of a colonnaded courtyard that has been built in the style of an Italian piazza, in the only Cape Dutch style building on the seafront of Sea Point. Cape Town’s most popular Jazz Brunch is held every Sunday, as well as the popular monthly Grapes Gourmet & Gallery evenings.

Accommodation

With its 75 luxurious rooms, the hotel features various room types and suites from which guests may choose. Each room and suite is well-appointed with luxurious features and offers views of the mountain or the Atlantic ocean. 

Hotel room features:

  • Sea-facing or mountain views
  • Fully stocked mini-bars
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms with walk-in shower as well as bath
  • Telephones
  • Hair dryers
  • Bathrobes and personalized guest amenities
  • Internet connection and international plug points
  • Satellite television including seven international channels (Italian, French, German, Sky TV and BBC Prime)
  • Air conditioning
  • Digital safes
  • Wireless Internet connection

The Harvey Suite is a sea-facing presidential suite with two en-suite double bedrooms, offering a spacious lounge and dining room area that can seat up to twelve guests.

The three modern Suites comprise sea-facing, open plan bedrooms, and lounges, with en-suite bathrooms. The Arcadia Suite is an individually decorated suite with a large en-suite bedroom and a separate lounge, ideal room for a family stay.

Room types:

  • Classic Room
  • Modern Classic Room
  • Junior Suites (Non-Sea view)
  • Junior Suites (Sea view)
  • Modern Junior Suites (Non-Sea view)
  • Modern Junior Suites (Sea view)
  • Family Suite
  • Balcony Suite
  • Harvey Suite
  • Robben Island Suite

Health and Beauty Spa

The Gingko Health and Wellness Spa features a luxurious decor where spa treatments are based on the traditional hands-on touch therapy principles within discreetly private surroundings.  The spa's wide menu of treatments provides a blend of traditional, Asian, and global accents.

Children

  • Babysitting services
  • A special kids' menu
  • Kids' gowns to borrow and purchase
  • Swimming pool
  • The ocean at their doorstep
  • A personalized gift on arrival and child-friendly staff

Dining

The restaurant at the Hotel offers a delicious cuisine and attentive service, made this restaurant popular. The Harveys Restaurant serves gourmet diners an appetizing taste of traditional Cape cuisine. The beautiful colonnaded Courtyard at the hotel is reminiscent of a welcoming Italian piazza and makes the perfect romantic setting.

Dining venues:

  • The Harveys Bar
  • Courtyard
  • Jazz at the Mansions.

We hope all guests have a lovely stay at this stunning Hotel!

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  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Restaurants

Harveys

The restaurant at the Hotel offers a delicious cuisine and attentive service, made this restaurant popular. The Harveys Restaurant serves gourmet diners an appetizing taste of traditional Cape cuisine. The beautiful colonnaded Courtyard at the hotel is reminiscent of a welcoming Italian piazza and makes the perfect romantic setting.

The Spa

The Gingko Health and Wellness Spa features a luxurious decor where spa treatments are based on the traditional hands-on touch therapy principles within discreetly private surroundings. The spa's wide menu of treatments provides a blend of traditional, Asian, and global accents. Each spa treatment is completed with a tea service featuring a selection of herbal infusions to relax with that can be enjoyed in the comfort of the spa's lounge area.

Swimming

The Hotel offers a heated outdoor swimming pool, perfect for cooling off in the hot summer days.

The Ginkgo Health and Wellness Spa

The Gingko Health and Wellness Spa features a luxurious decor where spa treatments are based on the traditional hands-on touch therapy principles within discreetly private surroundings. The spa's wide menu of treatments provides a blend of traditional, Asian, and global accents. Each treatment is completed with a tea service featuring a selection of herbal infusions to relax with that can be enjoyed in the comfort of the spa's lounge area.

Nearby activities
  • golf
  • gym
  • beach: Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno, Hout Bay
  • horse riding
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • hiking on Table Mountain and Lions Head
  • mountain biking on Table Mountain
  • cruise
  • helicopter flights
  • hot air ballooning in the Cape Winelands
Nearby attractions
  • Table mountain
  • Singal Hill
  • Lions Head
  • Beaches: Camps Bay, Clifton, Hout Bay, Llandudno
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Museums
  • Robben Island
  • Art galleries
  • horse riding
  • curio shops

Conference Venues

The conference and boardroom facilities at this Luxury Hotel provide the perfect setting for a meeting.

Conference venues:

Arcadia 1

  • 40 delegates in cinema style seating.

Arcadia 2

  • 55 delegates in cinema style seating in this venue.

General conference information:

  • Conference Packages for up to 100 delegates
  • Two rooms for 40 and 55 delegates
  • Lounge for presentations or larger conferences
  • Multi-media and display equipment
  • Executive boardroom and break-away rooms
  • All facilities air conditioning
  • Private functions for up to 150 persons

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Outdoor patio
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Internet access in rooms
  • WIFI
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
  • At the Winchester Mansions Hotel in Cape Town children of all ages are welcome. The hotel has a variety of amenities and services to make family holidays enjoyable for everyone. Cape Town has a lot to offer for holidays with children. From amusement parks to educational tours, there are many activities and attractions to do for children in and around Cape Town.

    Services and facilities for children:

    • Baby-sitting
    • A special kids menu
    • Kids gowns to borrow and purchase
    • Swimming pool
    • nearby ocean
    • A personalised gift on arrival

Available Rooms

Classic Room

# Rooms:
76

32 Classic Rooms:

  • colonial style bedroom
  • entry level room / standard room
  • non sea facing room with an en-suite bathroom
  • traditional style furnishings
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning
Single Room R2170
Double Room R2550

Modern Classic Room

Modern Classic Rooms:

  • non sea facing
  • loft style bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • contemporary style furnishings
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning
Single Room R2470
Double Room R2860

Junior Suites (Non Seaview)

Junior Suites (Non Sea view):

  • non sea facing room
  • large bedroom with a separate lounge area
  • en suite bathroom
  • traditional style furnishings
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Junior Suites (Seaview)

Junior Suites (Sea view):

  • sea facing room
  • large bedroom with a separate lounge area
  • en suite bathroom
  • traditional style furnishings
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning
Single Room R2940
Double Room R3320

Modern Junior Suites (Non Seaview)

Modern Junior Suites (Non Sea view):

  • Non sea or non sea-facing
  • loft style open plan bedroom and lounge
  • en-suite bathroom
  • contemporary style finishes
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Modern Junior Suites (Seaview)

Modern Junior Suites (Sea view):

  • sea or non sea-facing
  • loft style open plan bedroom and lounge
  • en-suite bathroom
  • contemporary style finishes
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Family Suite

Colonial Suite:

  • sea or non sea facing suite
  • colonial style suite with a large bedroom
  • the suite features an en suite bathroom
  • some suites feature a smaller second bedroom
  • large separate lounge with a TV
  • traditional furnishes
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite:

  • a spacious sea facing, loft style open plan bedroom and lounge area
  • balcony with sea view
  • en-suite bathroom
  • modern furnishings
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Harvey Suite

Harvey Suite:

  • a colonial style sea facing presidential suite
  • consists of 2 en-suite double bedrooms
  • lounge and dining area, kitchenette and guest rest room
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea - and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

Robben Island Suite

Robben Island Suite:

  • a contemporary style sea facing presidential suite
  • consists of an en suite double bedroom with a large lounge area and a guest rest room
  • this suite overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the historic Robben Island
  • an optional second bedroom can make this and ideal room for a family
  • satellite TV with international channels
  • telephone
  • wireless internet access
  • electronic safe
  • mini bar
  • tea - and coffee-making facilities
  • air conditioning

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2016-06-28

Oh - this is a beautiful hotel with a super location in Cape Town. You can see the ocean from the room and the beaches and the Waterfront shops are not far away at all. We loved the delicious breakfast here as well. It was a great hotel for our stay here, would definatelly choose it again.

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2015-05-01

A true place of charm in a fantastic location of Cape Town. My wife and I enjoyed our stay and will be back. The beaches as well as the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront are in close distance...staff is great, so is the food and entertainment.

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Doug Smith

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.910621

Longitude: 18.390703

Directions

Driving directions to the Winchester Mansions Hotel
23.4 km about 25 mins
From the Cape Town International Airport:

1. Head southeast toward Drop Off Rte 400 m
2. Continue straight onto Ring 150 m
3. Slight right to stay on Ring 92 m
4. Slight left to stay on Ring 400 m
5. Continue onto Airport Approach Rd 1.4 km
6. Continue onto Settlers Way 550 m
7. Take the ramp onto Settlers Way/N2 10.5 km
8. Take the exit onto N2 5.0 km
9. Take the exit onto Eastern Blvd/N2 1.2 km
10. Continue onto Buitengracht St/M62 250 m
11. Turn right at Hans Strijdom Ave/M6
Continue to follow M6
Go through 1 roundabout
Destination will be on the left 3.5 km

Winchester Mansions Hotel
221 Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Parking

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Star Rating

4 Star

Awards

  • The four star Winchester Mansions Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, is a proud winner of the Budget Travel magazine & trip advisor ‘Best value awards’ – the awards pinpointed the world’s most reliable & best value for money hotels. The Winchester Mansions not only came in at number 26 on the top 100 list – but was also the only South African establishment to be named. 
  • Only South African winner of Budget Travel and TripAdvisor.com Best Values 2008
  • 2001, 2002, 2004 & 2006 Winner in the "Luxury Hotel" category at the AA accommodation awards (Automobile Association) - www.aatravel.co.za     
  • Is rated as one of 65 Affordable Hotels of the World by the British Travel and Leisure Magazine 2003     
  • Nils Heckscher was awarded the coveted "Hotelier of the year" award in 2000/01     
  • South Africa's top quality assurance programme rated Winchester Mansions four star Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Memberships

  • Fedhasa (Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa)
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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