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More Quarters – A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Cape Town

More Quarters – A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Cape Town

AFRICA, BOUTIQUE HOTELS, HOTELS

At the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, you can find the beautiful More Quarters Hotel. Made up of 18 luxury apartments, More Quarters gives guests the chance to enjoy the privacy of renting an apartment while providing the services and amenities of a luxury hotel, and the opportunity to explore all that Cape Town has to offer.

We arrived and promptly checked in at the lobby, a cozy space with sofas by a fireplace where refreshments are served all day. We were each welcomed with a drink, along with the keys to our apartment and our luggage was brought to our rooms for us.

More Quarters Hotel Cape Town - Lounge Area

More Quarters Hotel Cape Town - Lounge Area

One of More Quarters’ greatest asset is its idyllic location: not only is the hotel in close proximity to one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, Table Mountain, but guests can easily access quirky boutiques, picturesque beaches, winning wineries, and, of course, unique wildlife. The hotel specializes in exciting outings and the must-sees of Cape Town life; we were amazed by how much we packed into one trip! In one day, we managed to travel to the most south-west point of Africa while enjoying the breathtaking views of Chapman’s Peak Drive where we saw both baboons and ostriches. We also got to visit adorable penguins in their natural home in Boulders Beach, and tour the most beautiful garden in Africa: Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Accommodations

I love traveling, but hate feeling lost amongst the crowds. One of the advantages of luxury travel is privacy, and More Quarters delivers by ensuring guests their own space while maintaining their cleaning services and other amenities. There are 15 beautifully furnished One-Bedroom Apartments complete with a lounge and kitchen, four of which also have a sleeper couch for little ones. If you’re traveling as a group, there are 3 Two-Bedroom Apartments that are perfect for four people with the same amenities as the smaller apartments.

As there were five of us, we stayed in the spacious Redcliffe House. Decorated with both modern art and Victorian design, the airy rooms and natural light offer the perfect atmosphere for a vacation getaway. There were four bedrooms, one private plunge pool, a dining table with space for ten, and a gorgeous view of Table Mountain.

MoreQuarterRedCliffDiningArea

Dining

Breakfast is available to all guests every morning in the dining room above the lounge. Each morning, we sat down for delicious pastries, fresh fruit, assorted cheeses and charcuterie, or could choose an item off the menu. Every evening in the lounge area between 5-7 p.m. they offered wines, cherry and an assortment of olives, jerky and pretzels. The staff was very friendly, and since we were there on Christmas, they gave us special chocolates and goodies the morning of which was a lovely touch!

On the first day, the artist in our group wanted to find a modern art museum, and the Concierge pointed us in the direction of MOCAA, also known as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. We spent the afternoon looking at some of the most popular and interesting contemporary pieces done by South African artists. Guests also have access to the Virgin Active Health Club, free Wi-Fi, as well as laundry and dry-cleaning services. Additionally, the Lounge has plenty of games and books for extra entertainment.

We enjoyed our time at More Quarters immensely and were sad to leave the luxurious Redcliffe House, our home away from home. Cape Town is an incredible city with lots to explore and we hope to visit again sometime soon!

About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Our travels allows her the opportunity to pursuit her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.

34 Comments

  1. Kelly
    January 19, 2018 at 9:13 pm
    Reply

    This is GORGEOUS. Oh my goodness. That breakfast looked incredible! Can I ask how much you paid per night?

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 20, 2018 at 2:58 pm

      It really varies depending on when you go and which apartment you’re staying in. The house is obviously the biggest and most expensive, starting at around $250 per person per night. The one and two bedroom apartments are a lot less. Hope that helps 🙂

    • Kelly
      January 24, 2018 at 12:12 am

      That’s actually not bad! Especially if you’re splitting it with other people. Thank you!
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    • Carmen Edelson
      January 28, 2018 at 5:27 pm

      I know, I think the prices are very fair for the quality and service 🙂

  2. krupa
    January 20, 2018 at 1:07 am
    Reply

    OMG !! This place looks perfect staycation in Capetown for sure.. Love all your pics and that breakfast table looks so appealing !

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 20, 2018 at 2:58 pm

      I know, I really looked forward to the mornings!

  3. Tom
    January 20, 2018 at 5:48 pm
    Reply

    I might be in Cape Town this coming summer. You wrote this place is “at the foot” of the mountain. I assume it’s in a good location for someone exploring Cape Town, such as you, me? I like the idea of getting an apartment-like dwelling, not just a hotel room.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:35 pm

      Yes, you will love it! Cape Town is incredible.

  4. Aireona
    January 20, 2018 at 9:54 pm
    Reply

    Omg! That place is SO cute! I love it! I would love to visit in the future.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:35 pm

      I hope you get to! It’s a wonderful place to stay in Cape Town.

  5. steph and zach dorworth
    January 20, 2018 at 10:26 pm
    Reply

    Never been to Cape Town but wow it sounds and looks amazing. This place is definitely luxurious! You captured it well and it seems homey at the same time (not uptight). Hope to go there someday to see a seventh wonder too!

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:38 pm

      Thank you so much! And you’re right, it’s definitely not uptight.

  6. Tina Hogan Grant
    January 21, 2018 at 2:45 am
    Reply

    What a beautiful place, it seems so relaxing and the views are spectacular. A nice getaway.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:39 pm

      It really was the perfect home away from home during the holidays.

  7. Erica
    January 21, 2018 at 9:29 am
    Reply

    That is quite a breakfast spread. I’ve never been to South Africa, but I would love to get there someday. More Quarters seems like a nice place to visit.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:40 pm

      I hope you get to go, Erica! It’s a fabulous part of the world.

  8. sondra barker
    January 21, 2018 at 11:53 am
    Reply

    these pictures are gorgeous! I think I need add this place on my bucket list. Looks amazing!

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:41 pm

      Put it at the top of your list, Sondra! 🙂

  9. Dominic
    January 22, 2018 at 3:15 am
    Reply

    Boutique hotels tend to be our fave as well. Didn’t see this one when in Cape Town, but looks like a great spot. Thanks for sharing.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:57 pm

      Now you have a reason to go back 😉 Boutique hotels are the way to go!

  10. josh
    January 23, 2018 at 3:10 am
    Reply

    Golly, that looks absolutely splendid! breakfast by the pool looks great!

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 1:59 pm

      Breakfast here was incredible and such a great way to start our days!

  11. Danila Caputo
    January 23, 2018 at 3:47 am
    Reply

    I love how classy and yet cozy is the furniture here! And oh my gosh the kitchen looks huge too, did you put it to use during the holidays?
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    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

      I’ll admit, we didn’t use the kitchen that much but it was nice to have all of that space! Really felt like home.

    • Mathew Posner
      January 23, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Are there any nice hotels like this in Lesotho?

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 28, 2018 at 5:27 pm

      I’m not sure, Mathew! I didn’t get a chance to go there.

  12. lisa
    January 23, 2018 at 5:06 am
    Reply

    very neat beautiful place. You have to love Cape Town. Great photo’s the room looks so tempting I don’t think I would want to leave… and that food so yummy!

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

      It was very hard to leave, Lisa!

  13. Erica Edwards
    January 25, 2018 at 5:06 pm
    Reply

    What a charming and luxurious accommodation option! I imagine such a lovely breakfast made mornings a lot easier 🙂

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 28, 2018 at 5:28 pm

      It certainly did, Erica! Best way to wake up 🙂

  14. blueblood
    January 26, 2018 at 8:21 am
    Reply

    I’d love to travel to Cape Town one day! Till then, I’ll definitely keep this boutique hotel in mind as my destination. Thanks a lot for the recommendation:)

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 28, 2018 at 5:29 pm

      So glad to hear that! It’s a special place.

  15. Kerri
    January 26, 2018 at 3:48 pm
    Reply

    Lov that this place has so much going for it. Being close to Table Mountain is definitely a draw card, as it the ability to feel as though you are in your own private house, despite still having it maintained for you. With five people, I could just imagine all hanging around in that kitchen space and that pool area is just gorgeous too. Great to have tips like this on luxury, self catering apartments.

    • Carmen Edelson
      January 28, 2018 at 5:29 pm

      Indeed! It was the perfect amount of space for five people and then some.

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