Cape Grace Hotel Reopens with Stunning Design Transformation

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CAPE GRACE HOTEL IN CAPE TOWN REOPENS AFTER RENOVATION, FEATURING A DESIGN INSPIRED BY SOUTH AFRICA’S CULTURE AND HERITAGE. THE HOTEL NOW BOASTS ELEGANT INTERIORS, CULINARY DELIGHTS, AND A SERENE SPA, PROMISING GUESTS A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE.

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After nine months of renovations, Cape Grace, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, situated on the V&A Waterfront, has reopened its doors with a fresh look inspired by South Africa’s rich heritage and culture. The redesign, spearheaded by 1508 London, pays homage to Cape Town’s evolution from a trading port to a cosmopolitan hub. This transformation marks Cape Grace’s debut as the first Fairmont Hotel in South Africa, joining a prestigious collection of 90 properties worldwide.

Celebrating South Africa’s Vibrant Narrative

The revamped interiors of Cape Grace showcase a curated celebration of South Africa’s diverse narrative, highlighting its landscapes, languages, vibrant art, and captivating cultures. Throughout the hotel, handpicked artwork from local artists adorns the walls, complementing the contemporary, understated aesthetic that harmonizes with Cape Town and its natural surroundings. Each of the 112 rooms and suites offers unrivaled views of the city, featuring large French windows or balconies overlooking the Marina or the iconic Table Mountain backdrop.

Transitionally, the stand-out suite, the Cape Grace Suite, boasts two bedrooms and an expansive terrace offering panoramic views of Table Mountain. With a stylish lounge and a dining area complete with a private bar and butler’s pantry, it’s perfect for families or entertaining friends visiting the city.

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Culinary Delights and Relaxation Haven

Cape Grace has partnered with renowned Cape Town Chef, Gregory Czarnecki, to elevate the culinary experience at Heirloom, the hotel’s new restaurant. Inspired by the hotel’s family roots, Heirloom offers a Tasting Menu featuring 8 creative courses crafted from locally sourced ingredients. Other dining experiences include the Pool Bar for relaxed afternoons by the outdoor pool, and the Library Lounge, offering traditional afternoon tea amidst literary charm. Evenings are reserved for indulging in pre or post-dinner drinks at the revamped Bascule Bar & Lounge, celebrated for its extensive whisky collection and exclusive wine cellar.

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The serene Fairmont Spa at Cape Grace offers treatments inspired by local natural elements, including tailored bath rituals, detox massages, and guided meditation sessions. Guests can also enjoy a salt room experience and curated spa packages designed to immerse them in an oasis of relaxation.

A Legacy of Excellence

Since its opening in 1996, Cape Grace has been synonymous with excellence, quickly becoming a favorite among discerning travelers. In its new chapter, the hotel continues to uphold its legacy of hospitality, welcoming leading luminaries from politics, film, and business. Positioned at the doorstep of Cape Town’s finest cultural, culinary, and historical landmarks, Cape Grace invites guests to explore the very best of South Africa.

About Cape Grace

Cape Grace, nestled on Cape Town’s iconic waterfront, beautifully weaves together the city’s rich past with modern elegance. Originally founded in 1996 and now managed by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, this luxurious retreat offers guests an unforgettable blend of timeless luxury and personalized service. Featuring 112 stylish rooms and suites, each adorned with elegant decor, Cape Grace provides the perfect base to explore the cultural, culinary, and historical gems of Cape Town. Beyond its central location, it serves as a sanctuary, whether as the starting point or conclusion of a safari adventure, promising an unmatched experience.

About Fairmont Hotels and Resorts:

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is synonymous with curated experiences, boasting a portfolio of over 90 exceptional hotels where life’s memorable moments are treasured long after departure. Since 1907, Fairmont has crafted unforgettable destinations, deeply connected to each location’s history and culture. From The Plaza in New York City to Fairmont The Palm in Dubai, each property radiates character and charm, offering engaging service, locally inspired cuisine, and a commitment to sustainability. As part of Accor, Fairmont provides guests with access to a world of rewards and experiences through the ALL – Accor Live Limitless loyalty program.

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