Chapmans Peak Hotel Hout Bay
Let the sound of the waves lapping against the shoreline be your first waking sound. Nestled at the foot of the picturesque Chapmans Peak Drive overlooking the beach lies, the 117 year-old Chapmans Peak Hotel, family run since 1977. Situated 20km from Cape Town, along the Atlantic Seaboard. This combination of stunning location, in-house restaurant and bar, events and conference facilities make this Hout Bay hotel a unique choice.
In 2009 the hotel introduced 22 luxurious new rooms and two magnificent penthouse suites, which are a mere stone throw from the beach. These new spacious rooms have spectacular views of Hout Bay beach and surrounding mountains. The sound of the sea lapping the shore will ensure total tranquillity and relaxation.
The rooms feature flat-screen television sets with satellite TV, high-speed internet access, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar facility, safe, telephone, shaving plugs and hair dryer and international plugs.
The contemporary and modern new rooms adjoining the charming historical building combine to create a unique luxurious boutique hotel by the sea.
Rooms and Amenities
The Chapmans Peak Beach Hotel offers three room types with exquisite sea or mountain views - all with private balconies. The hotel also has one dedicated room for disabled guests. All rooms have the following amenities:
Television / Satellite
Air-conditioning & heating
Heated towel rails
Tea/Coffee making facilities
International plug points (220v) A/C
Mountain View (8)
Magnificent en-suite rooms with balconies overlooking lush mountain side. These rooms offer a choice of with Twin or King Size beds. Bathrooms with a bath and overhead shower.
Penthouse Sea view (2)
Ultimate luxury, a bedroom with an open plan bathroom, guest toilet, lounge with fireplace, private outdoor terrace, with splash pool and outdoor shower, overlooking the bay. Choice of Twin or King Size beds.
Sea view (14)
Spacious contemporary en-suite rooms with balconies overlooking Hout Bay, bathrooms have bath and separate shower, double vanities and a separate toilet. Bathrooms have views of the bay. These rooms have a choice of either Twin or King Size beds.
The restaurant is a local institution, renowned worldwide for the best calamari in Cape Town, with a popular sun-drenched terrace overlooking the bay and mountains. Calamari at the Chapmans Peak was voted as 'one of top 20 things to do in Cape Town'.
The Cocktail Bar and Lounge
The perfect place to relax with friends, family and colleagues! From the moment you walk through the door, you will feel like part of our family. Warm leather sofas invite you to take your time and relax. Enjoy the warmth of the fire place during the cooler months or enjoy the breath taking view across the bay and beach on those balmy evenings.
Conference & Banqueting
The new conference and banqueting facility has rapidly become a favourite choice given its unique location that inspires creativity and team-building.
Wine Boutique & Deli
Selection Top Wine Retailer by Wine Magazine, the wine boutique features a large selection of local and rare wines, Ports, Liquers, Imported Beers & Cigars. It also has one of the largest selections of malts in Cape Town. Guests can send their favourite wines home, using the Export Facility. The small deli allows you to combine food and wine, featuring a range of local and international delicacies, including cheeses. Best home-made ciabatta bread in town! And if you looking for biltong (African Sushi), look no further for the tastiest beef.
The hotel is Suitable for
Hout Bay is widely regarded as the most picturesque bay in South Africa and is one of the most beautiful and popular places on the Cape Peninsula and a highlight of any visit to Cape Town. Hout Bay is the centre of the crayfish and snoek fishing industry, and its fishing harbour gives the little coastal town a lively atmosphere. But today, its main economic contributor is tourism. After all, the attractions of this beautiful situated place are numerous.
Other than hiking, sailing, surfing, kayaking, fishing, cycling, having a picnic or sun tanning at the beach, there is not much one cant do in Hout Bay. Hout Bay - a tranquil setting - away from the city and yet within short distance (max 25km) all major tourist attractions.
Things to see and do in the area
Seal Island Cruises 5 minute drive
Hout Bay Harbour 5 minute drive
World of birds 5 minute drive
Chapmans Peak Drive from hotel
Township Tours 5 minute drive
Fishing Charter 5 minute drive
Horse Riding 2 minute drive
Watersports 5 minute drive
Hiking from site
Cycling / Mountain Biking from site
Local Restaurants & Shops local (walking distance)
Art Galleries Local (Walking distance)
V&A Waterfront - 30 minute drive
Cape Point Nature Reserve 30 minute drive
Table Mountain 20 minute drive
Constantia Wine Route 15 minute drive
Kirstenbosch National Gardens & Sunset Concerts 15 minute drive