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The Grey Hotel

4-star4 stars
49 Napier Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Long Street
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Beautiful rooms; great food in the Piano bar. May 30, 2018
  • The staff are awesome they are the hotelOct 16, 2017

The Grey Hotel

from ZAR 1,040
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What’s around The Grey Hotel


  • In Cape Town City Centre
  • Long Street - 8 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 15 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 20 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 20 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 20 min walk
  • Kloof Street - 21 min walk
  • V&A Waterfront - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 20 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 14 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


SHIO Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Piano Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

The Sky Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

The Grey Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Village Lodge Portfolio
  • Village Lodge Portfolio Cape Town
  • Village Portfolio Cape Town
  • Grey Hotel Cape Town
  • Grey Cape Town
  • The Grey Hotel Hotel
  • The Grey Hotel Cape Town
  • The Grey Hotel Hotel Cape Town


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • The seasonal pool is open from September to May.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 1900.00
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 0

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

    Self parking costs ZAR 150 per day

    Parking is available nearby and costs ZAR 0 per day

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 385 per vehicle (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for The Grey Hotel

    • Is parking offered at The Grey Hotel?
      Yes. Self parking costs ZAR 150 per day.
    • Is there a pool at The Grey Hotel?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
    • Are pets allowed at The Grey Hotel?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Grey Hotel?
      You can check in from 3 PM to 8:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near The Grey Hotel?
      Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Grey Hotel?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 385 per vehicle one-way.

    Recent reviews

    Superb 9,0 From 75 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    Great spot!
    Great boutique hotel in an amazing location! Close to tons of food, drinks, and easy access to major tourist destinations. Really cool roof top bar with views of table mountain. Highly recommend!
    Michael, us3 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    A Real Boutique Hotel
    A true boutique hotel. The physical space and design was unique and special, but functional and comfortable. The entire staff made you feel like special guest. The restaurant menu was limited, but we'll prepared and presented. The piano bar each evening was warm and intimate. The location was perfect for dining and unique shopping opportunities. In addition, it is within easy walking distance of the VA Waterfront. Due to the various elevations in the property, those that are physically challenged, might opt for a different space.
    Clyde, gb8 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Good location and friendly service!
    Lovely boutique hotel in a good area. Not far from the V&A port. It’s not quite walking distance to the wharf but very close. We used Uber to get there within minutes and it was only 2.34usd! The rooms are modern and cool. Great air conditioning, comfy bed and we had our own rooftop balcony. It is a little loud because our room (4) is in the hallway up to the rooftop bar. The staff was amazing. Super friendly and helpful. They have live music many nights, a restaurant and a front porch for sipping cocktails. Loved it and would go back!
    heather, us1 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    Beautiful rooms. But the pool should be only for guests
    Roger , gb3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    The hotel is pretty nice. The rooms are a bit small but they have everything you need. I had a room with a porch which was wonderful. Water was a bit finicky in my room. I had to leave the water running for a while to get hot water (which in Cape Town, that feels wrong). Water was cut off randomly during one day of my 3 day stay. It was unclear why but it was fixed by the evening. Other than that my stay was fine. The food at the hotel is very good.
    us3 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Boutique is the proper word, in a great way
    The manager and staff were very nice and accommodating. I arrived early and they let me get in the room as soon as it was done, let me borrow an umbrella when it was supposed to rain, and helped me with transfer to the airport. I liked the atmosphere of the place. The only thing about my room was that it was on a second floor without an elevator, so it is a bit of a hassle to get your luggage up there. My bag wasn't heavy, so I didn't mind, just to let others know.
    Karla, us1 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    Gay friendly neighborhood.
    Nice hotel with a piano bar. Room was a little small, but comfortable. Piano Bar and restaurant was nice, but the service in the restaurant was slow. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly. There were a few decent restaurants close by. Gay friendly neighborhood.
    Colin, usRomance trip
    Fair 4,0
    Do not recommend
    Our stay was extremely loud. The hotel is above a restaurant and below a club - only 6 or 7 rooms. Accordingly we heard dancing footsteps above our room all night and the room and common spaces smelled like fried fish from the restaurant. The room was tiny and the bathroom even more tiny. There were signs all over the place about the hotel not being responsible for items stolen from your room which was also disconcerting. The area around the hotel was charming and lively, but in no circumstance would I recommend this hotel.
    Radha, us2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    A comfy room with a view....
    Turned up at 2am’ish after a long flight and a very long wait through customs ..Thought that I had remembered the way there ..Nope! It’s not the easiest place to find so I recommend google on your phone or car sat nav .. takes it the family arguments!! .. ..we had been upgraded as it was our second visit, big room big bed and a terrace with views of Table Mountain. De Waterkant locale is full of hip and trendy shops only 20 mins walk from the V&A dock area driving is easy and parking it cheap R10 an hour 60p...The water shortages are taking its toll but just be sensible short showers and flush the loo only when necessary...There was no bottled still water on the shelves ... so wine beer or fizz is the other of the day ....enjoy it’s a lovely place can be a little noisy at night but it’s worth it !!
    Rita, gb3 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Excellent stay, highly recommend
    We stayed at the hotel for 5 nights and it was such a pleasant stay. Pros: (1) warm, friendly, personable staff (2) great location; 15 minute walk from Bokaap, 15 minute walk to the waterfront (3) complimentary juices/drinks upon arrival (4) safe located inside the rooms (5) cozy quarters but comfortable bed
    Sana, us5 night romance trip

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