Frequently regarded as the creme de la creme in Cape Town’s luxury hotel scene, The Silo Hotel has fully redefined what it suggests to have a luxurious city escape on the Western Cape.
It is no secret The Silo Hotel is Cape Town’s most exclusive address. Constructed inside a grain elevator more than six floors above the Zeitz Museum of Modern Art Africa (house to Africa’s biggest collection of modern African art), the Silo is one particular of the most sought immediately after hotels and for very good cause.
Combined with a go to to each and every house in the Royal Portfolio Collection, I created my way to The Silo for two nights to see what all the fuss is about and it was inside minutes I understood how this hotel has set itself apart as the most talked about place in Cape Town.
Checking In to The Silo Hotel
I arrived late off a flight path from Islamabad immediately after spending two weeks in Pakistan. Tired and fighting jet lag, I arrived at The Silo Hotel in a matter of 15 minutes by taxi from the Cape Town International Airport (upon reflection I ought to have booked an uber – really cost-effective and trusted in Cape Town).
The doormen have been swift to seem at my side, manage my suitcases and whisk me away to the primary reception for a glass of wine to welcome me immediately after a extended flight. Just after a swift verify in I am escorted to my space, a split-level suite with a view of the harbour beneath.
Dining at the Silo
Breakfast is integrated in the space for guests of the hotel, nonetheless if you are hunting to encounter the house but it is out of your spending budget, you can alternatively go to the Granary Cafe for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
Regardless of whether you are staying in property or going to for the morning, the Harvest Breakfast is the great way to start off your day – a tower of pastries, yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit, meats and cheeses.
Dinners at The Silo are an extravagant affair and tables can be difficult to come by in the summer season season, so be certain to book in advance.
Life on Top: The Silo Roof Terrace
If you are hunting for a rooftop bar in Cape Town then appear no additional: the terrace bar atop the Silo Hotel has some of the most effective views more than the city, stretching from the Waterfront to Table Mountain and the sprawling city in among.
The terrace is also house to an infinity pool with framed view of table mountain and Lion’s Head, although the pool itself is only offered to in-property guests.
Book your Stay
Rooms start off at $1350 AUD per evening in the low season (May well-July) up to $2030 AUD in the higher season (January-March November).
Area designs differ be certain to request a table mountain facing view!