If your idea of fun means a girlie getaway close to Cape Town’s hotspots, then we’ve got the hotel for you!
Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, is intimate and luxurious, with a welcoming lobby that instantly makes you feel at home. The mood, created by bright artworks and bold designs, immediately lifts your spirit, while the building itself is the perfect marriage of modern and traditional. Think high ceilings and wooden floors with stylish décor, and lavish accents of turquoise and lime green for a fresh, modern feel.
While the hotel is perfectly situated for those who want to explore, you won’t need to go far to have fun. That’s because you’ll find a rooftop bar and pool within the hotel itself – a total must for sundowners with gorgeous panoramic views of Table Mountain as your backdrop. In fact with a built-in pizza oven to keep you deliciously fed, you’ll never need to leave. If you do decide to go further afield however, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Start with sublime sushi, steamed clams or crayfish miso soup at Kyoto Garden Sushi across the road, and then see where the night takes you!
For a chilled vibe, head to cosy hangout, Power and Glory, which serves light fare, coffee, or beer and cider. Then there’s El Burro Taqueria for decadent Mexican food, and eight different varieties of margarita – how can you say no?!
If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, take a stroll towards Kloof Street, packed with energetic pubs and boutique shops. Yours Truly Café and Bar will surround you with greenery on its rooftop, providing an oasis of calm in the middle of the bustling city. And Café Paradiso up the road will serve you a selection of mouthwatering, authentically Italian dishes in the ideal setting for cosy catch-ups.
Once you’re done, head on over to Bree Street to continue the party, at places like The Station, a London Underground club in the centre of Cape Town. And when your feet can’t dance anymore, catch an Uber back to Cloud 9, and fall asleep on a heavenly bed with all the peace, quiet and comfort you need.
After a night out, you’ll need a relaxing day ahead – so start yours with a buffet breakfast in The Sorrows restaurant. Then pamper body and mind in the hotel’s private spa, and feel your worries drift away on a cloud.
If that’s your idea of the perfect weekend away, then best you book it soon at hotelcloudnine.com, and get ready for a mini break you and your besties will never forget!
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