The St James Manor Kalk Bay

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Overlooking the fishing village of Kalk Bay, St James Manor in Cape Town, South Africa, was built 110 years ago. Steeped in history, the manner reflects an aura of grandeur combined with old-world charm, making it a perfect accommodation option for exploration and relaxation. In proximity to Kalk Bay lie the seaside towns of Fish Hoek and Simon's Town, while the Cape Town city centre, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the Cape Town International Airport, as well as the many beaches of Cape Town can easily be reached from here.

The luxurious St James provides, amongst others, a comfortable lounge and library, a bar and elegant dining venue, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and sundeck. The Mediterranean-style main road in Kalk Bay features unique antique shops, boutiques, delis and art galleries, and across the street from the Manor; guests have access to the tidal pools in the ocean and the swimming beaches.

The Hotel features six large suites, each of which is named after local characters of St James. These elegant suites are decorated in individual ways featuring opulent times of the olden days.

Room types:

  • Vancouver Suite
  • Findlay Suite
  • Gentry Suite
  • Boyes Suite
  • Waterson Suite
  • Rudd Suite

Exquisite amenities and features make each suite a beautiful retreat where guests can enjoy comfort and relax in style.

Suite features:

  • Separate shower, bath and toilet
  • Air conditioning
  • Underfloor heating
  • Heated towel rails
  • Hair dryer & shaving points
  • Satellite TV and safe
  • DVD player
  • Alarm clock/radio/CD player
  • Wireless Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Mini-bar & snacks
  • Coffee and tea tray
  • Port/Sherry decanter
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Fresh flowers


Besides it's six luxuriously appointed hotel suites, the hotel features an outdoor swimming deck and sundeck, where guests can enjoy the warm sunshine. Dining takes place in the breakfast room and in the welcoming dining room, where delicious delights await the guest. Several meeting rooms can be used for formal business gatherings or social get-togethers.


  • Six spacious suites
  • Meeting rooms for business and social gatherings
  • Library
  • Bar
  • Breakfast room
  • Elegant dining room
  • Swimming pool and sundeck


Dining for guests includes traditional South African cuisine as well as international flavours. The meals are professionally prepared using only freshest of ingredients, some of which grow in the garden of the Hotel or are caught fresh from the ocean.

Nearby activities and attractions

Situated in the quaint town of Kalk Bay in one of Cape Town's historical seaside suburbs, the hotel and its surrounding areas offer many exciting sights and exciting activities.

Nearby Activities and Attractions:

  • Boutique shopping in Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek, and Simon's Town
  • Swimming in the ocean and its tidal pools
  • Two championship golf courses
  • Walking and hiking trails
  • Visit the working fishing harbour
  • Whale watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Marine Ecological Zones: Dale Brook, Cape Point
  • Historical homes and museums
  • Baboon Walks
  • Seal Island by boat


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobe
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated towel rails
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Slippers
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating

Facilities Available at The St James Manor Kalk Bay

  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Sea Views
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

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