The Silo


With an unrivalled location in central Cape Town, The Silo is a unique luxury property that celebrates creativity and innovative design, offering word-class cuisine and an expansive spa.

Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy a stunning location in the stylish Silo District of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront
  • Embrace panoramic views from your rooms, stretching from Table Mountain to the Table Bay harbour
  • Admire the hotel’s selection of stunning artwork adorning the walls, celebrating contemporary African art
  • Dine at a range of private dining experiences, offering a culinary journey at your own pace


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Situated on Cape Town’s iconic V&A Waterfront and built directly above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, this hotel offers creative, chic design, unique décor, excellent modern dining and a warm welcome to every esteemed guest.

The cuisine on offer at The Silo is truly world-class, comprising wholesome, honest and top-quality dishes that use local, seasonal ingredients. The elegant Willaston Bar serves delicious light bites and classic cocktails, while The Silo Rooftop offers laidback dining overlooking the city – perfect for a sundowner! For formal, fine dining, The Granary Café offers an array of glorious gastronomy – from impressive breakfasts and traditional afternoon teas, to mouth-watering roast dinners and exquisite evening meals.

Allowing you to experience the very most of vibrant Cape Town, complimentary entry to the glorious Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is included in each stay. Beyond that, walk along the bustling waterfront, sipping local wine in modern bars, or picking up delights in boutique shops. Iconic Table Mountain, meanwhile, is easily accessed by cable car, from which you can enjoy truly stunning panoramas over this marvellous metropolis.

Unwind after a day of adventure and exploring at the impressive Silo Spa, featuring five luxurious treatment rooms. Indulge in massage, facial or other rejuvenating treatment, each using premium products and tailored to you by the expert therapists. The fully-equipped gym and beauty salon ensure that you leave The Silo feeling your absolute best. A highlight of the property is the sleek rooftop pool that allows you to unwind or cool off while enjoying dazzling vistas over this captivating city.

Timeless glamour combines with modern-day luxury in each of The Silo’s 28 stunning rooms and suites. Each one is individually designed and features unique furnishings from Liz Biden, though all boast spectacular views over Cape Town, Table Mountain or the shimmering South Atlantic. The impressive en suite bathrooms enjoy similarly wonderful panoramas from the high pillowed glass windows, while touch-pad blinds, Nespresso machines, well-stocked minibars and premium Penhaligon’s toiletries ensure a true five-star experience.

The Silo Room

The Silo Room

Sleeps: 2 Adults

With a balcony overlooking the iconic harbour, these chic rooms are wonderfully spacious, featuring a king-size bed.
Superior Suite

Superior Suite

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Located on the 6th and 7th floors, these luxurious suites feature mezzanine-level bedrooms with plush king-size beds, alongside a balcony.
Deluxe Superior Suite

Deluxe Superior Suite

Sleeps: 2 Adults

These beautiful suites - high up on the 8th, 9th and 10th floors - offer spectacular views from their floor-to-ceiling windows.
Family Suite

Family Suite

Sleeps: 4 Adults

The Silo features four Family Suites, comprising a mezzanine level with two bedrooms and a spacious balcony overlooking the city.
Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Sleeps: 4 Adults

These triple-aspect, ocean-facing suites exude luxury, featuring two bedrooms and a generous balcony.
The Penthouse

The Penthouse

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Epitomising exclusivity, The Penthouse lies on The Silo’s top floor, featuring a separate bedroom, sitting area and beautiful balcony.

South Africa travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-12 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: South African Rand
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of malaria in certain areas of South Africa, including the Kruger National Park. However, transmission occurs typically between the months of September and May only. In June, July and August, the risk is considered to be very low. There is a low to very low risk of malaria in the rest of South Africa throughout the year.There is no risk of yellow fever in South Africa, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein
  • Population: 61,020,221
  • National languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, and Xhosa
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, D, M, N, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for South Africa if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 90 days

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Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 


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