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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

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Victoria Road Cape Town, Camps Bay 8000 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 12/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 14 hotels in Camps Bay
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Step out onto our flora and fynbos-framed trails to explore this staggeringly beautiful setting, with iridescent sunsets that are the best in Cape Town. Dramatically located above the Atlantic Ocean, flanked by the majestic Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain, discover a unique five-star experience close to the vibrant heart of the city.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Centre with Internet Access
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Safe
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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English, Afrikaans, German
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Max1010 wrote a review 11 Oct
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We stayed a night at Twelve Apostles for our honeymoon and it was excellent. In retrospect, we wish we had booked another night or two. We had ~7 days in the Cape Town area before going on Safari. We were able to squeeze a lot of our itinerary into the remaining 6 days in the Cape Town area so we ended up using our day at Twelve Apostles as a day to unwind and relax. We booked a spa here, Outdoor Bliss, which was a beautiful setting. Afterwards we were able to remain at Twelve Apostles - having lunch on the property at Cafe Grill, drinks at the Leopard Bar (incredible ocean / coast views), and then a dinner in the Azure Restaurant. The hotel is very well situated with amazing coastal views and views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range so didn't feel like we were missing out (we're not the type of people who would typically spend a whole day at the hotel on vacation instead of exploring the city and surrounding area). The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. We'd definitely return to this place and would recommend it to anyone visiting Cape Town.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Dear Max1010, Warm greetings from the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to post such an amazing review of your stay. It was a pleasure to host you and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Honeymoon with us. We look forward to having you back with us in the near future, hopefully next time you will be able to join us in our amazing Spa. Warm regards Helani Guidone
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Roger A wrote a review Jul 2021
Cape Town, South Africa6 contributions
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Prince and Angus made us feel so welcome. Angus showed off his skills at making mocktails and my daughter learnt a few tricks. Prince organised special surprises for her birthday and went way beyond the call of duty to make her feel special. Thank you so much guys, we will definitely be back!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 19 Jul 2021
Dear Rogerandmarianned, Thank you for sharing your review with our future guest. I am trilled to hear that you had awesome stay with us and that the Angus and Prince could add value to your stay, and that you enjoyed the special surprises. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm regards Helani
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Piets wrote a review Sep 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa160 contributions44 helpful votes
We booked a mountain facing room over a weekend to celebrate our Anniversary. We had a wonderful stay, the location of this hotel is amazing, with fabulous views of the ocean and mountains in the back. Service of the staff was always on point, with the team taking time to acknowledge our anniversary and congratulate us. They always checking how our stay was, and how our day was, what our plans were and if they could assist. A standout is the option for oysters for breakfast, delicious and a unique option i have not encountered at other hotels. The complimentary lunch that came part of the special we booked was also delicious and exceeded expectations. There were issues with our room, and the hotel handled this in exemplary fashion, team came out to resolve this issues and quickly ascertained if it will be an easy fix or not. Given not an easy fix, we were upgraded to a larger room. No fuss, no need to ask etc. Some areas for improvement: This hotel gets busy and while not their fault, it seems like most things need to be booked well in advance e.g. a seat at the leopard bar or to use the spas pools. Need to get to breakfast early to get a table in Azure. Its takes away some spontaneity to the experience. To use the spa pool we booked on a Friday and the earliest we could get was Sunday morning. Age is showing on this property and while it is stunning and well taken care of, things like the aircons and some light fittings (not just in the rooms) are all showing their age and look out of place. Original room looked very old and in need of a makeover. Cupboards in the spa look a bit worn. Overall, it was a wonderful stay, with great staff and in a stunning location. I would recommend it.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Responded 18 Sep 2021
Dear Pretesh P, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Twelve Apostles hotel & Spa with our future guest. It is with great pride that I read that you have been blown away by the fabulous views, thank you for your kind words. We are delighted that we could play a part in creating a memorable Anniversary for you. As you would know a business is nothing without its staff, I will ensure that your message is shared with the team. On behalf of myself and our friendly staff, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future for another exceptional 12A experience. Please let me know should you require any further assistance. Warm regards Helani
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180margot wrote a review Sep 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa8 contributions
I have been a Cape Town resident for over 10 years and was a frequent visitor of the Leopard Lounge and Azure restaurant. I had always looked forward to one day staying at the hotel. After relocating to Johannesburg, my wonderful partner went through every effort to create a memorable engagement. He arranged flights and booked a room at the 12 Apostles with the romantic turndown package, pre-booked and paid for a dinner at Azure and asked the hotel about engagement locations. To make the night even more memorable, he arranged for our close friends to join for sundowners before dinner at the Leopard Lounge. Our experience with the 12 Apostles Hotel and staff was disappointing and disenchanting. 1. On arrival, the table reserved at Leopard Lounge balcony was occupied. We were eventually relocated to Azure balcony and later moved inside the lounge. 2. The dinner booked and pre-paid at the Azure restaurant at 7:30pm was confirmed by my partner in person with the restaurant maître d’ at around 6:30pm. She was told that we were having drinks with friends upstairs. At 7:40 my partner personally went down to the restaurant to indicate that we were running a bit late and would take the table shortly however was informed that the restaurant was now closed. I would expect a 5-star establishment who are expecting an engagement to notify their guests sitting upstairs that they are closing. 3. We were informed that the Café took orders 24 hours a day. We moved to the Café around 8pm where we were informed that we were not allowed to sit there as they were closing (even though there were people sitting and enjoying their meals) – and had to take our preferred meal off the room service menu in our room. 4. On arrival, the room was considerably cold so we tried to turn on the heater. Many top establishments would usually have rooms pre-set to a comfortable temperature in Winter. The aircon had been placed on a timer so we requested assistance from reception. The first lady who tried to assist us turned the aircon on cold and was unable to change the setting so left us in a colder room. We called reception again to assist, the second person was also unable to change the setting so called maintenance staff. Two men arrived to try change the setting. At this point our dinner from the café arrived (lukewarm) which we ate in a cold room with two strangers present trying to fix the aircon. After twenty minutes the maintenance staff recommended that we change rooms. 5. The food was mediocre and below expectations. When I asked the waitron for parmesan for the pasta and chutney / sambals for the curry she laughed as if I was joking and didn’t return. No effort was made to make this a romantic dinner for us. This was not the evening that we had in mind. In short, no staff tried to assist in making this a special occasion and generally there was not a high level of attention paid from booking and discussing special occasions with the concierge, to checking in at the front detailing that the evening was a surprise, to the restaurant maître d, through to the café meal arrangement. We were informed by the Management the next day that there would be a full investigation as they took guest feedback seriously. Three weeks later with no feedback, the Guest Experience Manager requested a Trip Advisor review. I am very disappointed by the experience and the lack of effort made to make this a memorable day or to communicate with us post the stay. We did get engaged the next day – at a different location.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Responded 14 Sep 2021
Dear 180marot, Thank you for taking my call this morning, and we look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm regards Helani
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Nafeesa V wrote a review Sep 2021
110 contributions53 helpful votes
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I had the most beautiful Birthday weekend at your hotel. We received a very warm welcome as we entered. Gillian checked us in very quickly and roomed us. She was very kind and friendly. Angus ensured that both my Birthday dinner and breakfast ran smoothly. Pamela was excellent at my dinner. Tanya at the spa is a phenomenal host and Bea is an excellent therapist. The service in general was truly five star!!!!!! Each staff member went out of their way to provide superior service. I am proud of your staff for being ambassadors of service for this city!!! Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 11 Sep 2021
Dear NafeesaV1, We appreciate your wonderful review and will certainly share your comments with the team. Happy to hear your enjoyed Birthday getaway with us, and that the team could assist in making it special. We constantly strive for service excellence and your review is motivation for us all to continue doing so. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards Helani Guidone
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PRICE RANGE
USD 233 - USD 494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the twelve apostles hotel camps bay, the 12 apostles hotel and spa, twelve apostles hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCamps Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Which popular attractions are close to The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Nearby attractions include Table Mountain (6.5 km), Constantia Valley (7.6 km), and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chef's Warehouse Beau Constantia, La Colombe, and Greenhouse Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Afrikaans.