The Silo Hotel: Cape Town, South Africa

Wondering if you should take your next vacation in South Africa? There are many reasons to travel to South Africa – to enjoy their spectacular beaches, to go on African safaris, to learn more about the culture, and to enjoy eating the delicious food and wine served in this largest country in Southern Africa. Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa, and is one of south Africa’s three capital cities.


Cape Town, South Africa

What are some of the best things to do, top attractions to see while in Cape Town? Cape Town, South Africa is quickly becoming a top vacation destination due to all of its unique offerings. A shortlist of some of the more exciting things to do and see when vacationing in Cape Town include exploring nearby villages, relaxing in one of their many spa’s, shopping on Long Street, partying in clubs and bars, discovering their culture, attending annual music festivals, playing golf, partaking in water-based sport adventures, and signing up for sightseeing trips to discover and learn about their nature reserves.


The Silo Hotel

The Silo Hotel is a luxury five star hotel located in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. What makes this Hotel so unique, so exceptional? It was converted into a hotel in 2017, when it was built within the grain elevator portion of an historic grain silo complex. The hotel is therefore a converted grain silo that was designed by Thomas Heatherwick to make it into the exquisite luxury hotel it is today. The hotel is now easily recognized as an impressive piece of architecture that is truly like no other.

It’s creation is a true celebration of the art, style, architecture and design that accurately characterizes the glamour and extravagance that this luxury hotel in South Africa represents. There are only 28 luxury rooms available, of which all have been designed in a way that makes each room unique.

The Silo Hotel in Cape Town is so impressive that it’s been listed on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Hot List, received a Best Achievement in Design award from Virtuoso Travel Awards in 2018, and was named the Best Boutique Hotel in the World in 2018 by Jetsetter.

Some of the best Silo Hotel amenities include:

  • Swimming, relaxing in the rooftop pool
  • Drinking a cup of afternoon tea, or a bottle of champagne, while enjoying the spectacular views in Cape Town
  • Sign up for a guided tour of the adjacent museum

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