The Silo

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The Silo Hotel is 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 property features a total of 29 rooms and a Penthouse. Each of the rooms is individually decorated and designed with stylish and colourful pieces with a modern touch to create an outstanding 5-star look and feel.

The architect of this exciting new development at Cape Town 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 greatest 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 room categories vary in size and all rooms have amazing views which can be admired from large floor to ceiling windows. The design of the pillowed bay window bays which are one of the key architectural features of this building. The hotel offers great services for their travelling guests which include airport transfers, 24-hour butler and in-room dining service, laundry and concierge services as well as complimentary WiFi.

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 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. Named after the benefactor Jochen Zeitz and art gallery en par with the Tate Modern in London, MoMA in New York as well as the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge
  • TV
  • WIFI
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at The Silo

  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby conference facilities
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

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