A 20 minute drive from Cape Town to the village of St. James will deliver you at the steps of Rodwell House – a 1930s manor complete with fountains and cobbled floors, remodeled into a luxury 5 star hotel. The management has preserved the manor’s old-world charm, while adding everything that a 21st century traveler expects from a luxury hotel stay. Resplendent with winding terraces and native gardens, the Rodwell House is the perfect place to unwind.
This 3-storey manor offers 9 luxury suites for the guests to choose from. Each suite is modeled with king sixed beds, luxurious furniture and modern bathrooms that meet every standard of luxury, a well-stocked mini bar, wi-fi, satellite television and electronic safes. Every suite has a large terrace with panoramic views of mountains or the sea. Swim in the fresh mountain stream water that fills the pool or relax with drinks and delicious treats on sunny chaises lounges. You can avail of the fitness center on the property or request a spa treatment in your room. Here you can also play a round of boules while sipping a glass of delicious wine.
The property’s proximity to Cape Town center allows guests to make day trips to the many sights and activities that Cape Town is famous for. Cape Point is just 20 minutes away. Ask the friendly hotel staff to arrange mountain-climbing, beach visits, whale watching, bike riding, or a day at a golf course. The hotel is known for its awe-inspiring private art collection and also operates the Cedar Tree Art Gallery. Dine at the restaurants, BBQ or the Titanium Bistro or eat at the Chef’s Table and get a front seat view at the fine art of gourmet cooking. Don’t miss the spectacular Rodwell House wine cellar and tasting room.