The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Cape Town, South Africa

The hotel

The luxurious Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is built in the shadow of the awesome Twelve Apostles that extends down the Cape from Table Mountain. Just a few minutes from Camps Bay it enjoys one of the world's most beautiful settings and boasts uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean, you may even spot a few whales. Admire the vistas from the Leopard Bar - the perfect place to unwind before dinner at the Azure Restaurant, which serves delicious international fare with a South African slant! The hotel also has a small cinema, an amazing spa, including an outdoor mountain gazebo or you can enjoy the local fauna and flora with hiking trails.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Honeymoon
  • Kids Club
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Valet parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service

Where is it

Around 5-minutes drive along the coast road from Camps Bay, fantastic golden beaches are close by. Transfer time from Cape Town Airport: 30 minutes.

Hotel information

55 rooms and 15 suites. All with air-conditioning, balcony/terrace with sea or mountain views, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, complimentary WiFi, safe, bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer. Classic Rooms with private patio overlooking the gardens with 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Mountain Facing Rooms offer the same amenities as Classic Rooms, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Luxury Rooms are larger and offer partial sea and mountain views, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Superior Sea Facing Rooms are bigger, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

Sea Facing Suites have a separate lounge and bedroom, sleeping maximum 2 adult and 2 children.

One Bedroom Suites have a separate lounge and bedroom, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

The Presidential Suite offers panoramic views from a wrap-around terrace, 8-seater dining room with bar and lounge area and antique marble bath, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Azure Restaurant (modern, contemporary cuisine with a South African twist), The Café Grill (open 24-hours; light snacks), The Leopard Bar with live music, The Conservatory. 2 outdoor swimming pools. The Spa*. Fitness centre. 16-seat cinema, picnics along the hiking trails, destination weddings. Golf*, fishing*, kayaking* and mountain walks are available nearby. Holiday Club for kids' (only available in peak season). Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort. 24-hour room service*. Concierge service. Laundry service*. Valet parking. The hotel also offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle to and from Camps Bay and the V&A Waterfront between 8:00am-9:30pm. Private helicopter shuttle also available at a charge for a real treat and a great opportunity to see the magnificent coastline from a completely different perspective.

Wheelchair adapted rooms with partially accessible amenities or facilities available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

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May 3, 2021 Sightseer35632496659 Cape Town, South Africa

The Best of the Best! We had our wedding here on 22 April 2021 and words cannot explain how amazing everything was!!! We did not worry for one minute they had everything under control. No request was too big and we received smiles all day everyday from every staff member. We would like to thank 3 people specifically, they went above and beyond,… Read more
The Best of the Best! We had our wedding here on 22 April 2021 and words cannot explain how amazing everything was!!! We did not worry for one minute they had everything under control. No request was too big and we received smiles all day everyday from every staff member. We would like to thank 3 people specifically, they went above and beyond, totally out of their wag to make us and our guest happy, Stephanie, Annon and Luciano, you are amazing, the hotel are really lucky to have you! We shall see you all very very soon! Read less
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Apr 13, 2021 julievE6582ZZ Johannesburg

I have just returned home from a Mother/Daughter weekend away at your awesome 12A Hotel, excited to write this review. Working in Client service myself, I was awestruck by the excellent service, and attention to detail your staff gave us during our stay. Finely dressed gentlemen on the Port Cochere,… Read more
I have just returned home from a Mother/Daughter weekend away at your awesome 12A Hotel, excited to write this review. Working in Client service myself, I was awestruck by the excellent service, and attention to detail your staff gave us during our stay. Finely dressed gentlemen on the Port Cochere, greeting us by name and so energetic to serve us, Patience France at the main reception, making us feel like royalty, House Keeping, fast and efficient service (knocking at our door under 5 minutes for all our petty requests!) The atmosphere of a passionate excellence was created by all staff which made our weekend away ….. unforgettable! Julie van der Walt Corporate Reception Manager. Read less
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Apr 11, 2021 Atish_Gopal Durban, South Africa

My wife and I spent our honeymoon at The Twelve Apostles and from day one our stay was excellent, from Management to waiting staff. We had a room upgrade, free of charge. Any issues where resolve immediately and the staff went above and beyond to make us feel special. The food and drinks where excellent. FYI go Hungry as the complimentary side… Read more
My wife and I spent our honeymoon at The Twelve Apostles and from day one our stay was excellent, from Management to waiting staff. We had a room upgrade, free of charge. Any issues where resolve immediately and the staff went above and beyond to make us feel special. The food and drinks where excellent. FYI go Hungry as the complimentary side where just as bigger portion as the main meal. The Hotel is central to most places in Cape Town and views are superb. Thank you so much. I would definitely book again. Regards Atish. Read less
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Apr 11, 2021 Mich_12A

@Mr Alex & 12 Apostles Hotel & Staff, Thank you for an awesome stay. You spoiled us from arrival to departure. Fab Room, views & hygiene service👌heated pools❤️😍All foods Top-notch yum😋BIG THANKS to Laura Bunu & Kagiso @ Bookings Reservations , Chef Juanita Desta, Fernando @ The Leopard Bar for his amazing innovative Cocktails & HSK for their… Read more
@Mr Alex & 12 Apostles Hotel & Staff, Thank you for an awesome stay. You spoiled us from arrival to departure. Fab Room, views & hygiene service👌heated pools❤️😍All foods Top-notch yum😋BIG THANKS to Laura Bunu & Kagiso @ Bookings Reservations , Chef Juanita Desta, Fernando @ The Leopard Bar for his amazing innovative Cocktails & HSK for their beautiful turndown.🌹🌹👍Excellent Covid protocols compliance truly put my mind at ease. Best hotel stay ever. Thank you for a birthday treat l will never forget. You made 50 Fabulous💃💕🥂🍹🍾 Read less
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Apr 4, 2021 BlessingHambira

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 12A. The staff was amazing. We travelled with our 6 mo and the hotel arranged for bottle cleaning facilities for us. Jade & Lilli from reception were amazing. Juanita was God sent. She was amazing with our little bubba. It was my first time in CT and our stay at the 12 Apostles was definitely a highlight. I’d… Read more
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 12A. The staff was amazing. We travelled with our 6 mo and the hotel arranged for bottle cleaning facilities for us. Jade & Lilli from reception were amazing. Juanita was God sent. She was amazing with our little bubba. It was my first time in CT and our stay at the 12 Apostles was definitely a highlight. I’d recommend to anyone, especially if you’re travelling with little ones. Read less