We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

412 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 364: English reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This lovely boutique hotel is located a mere 5 minute walk from the wonderful restaurants of Kloof Street but it is located on a quiet side street. The rooms are small but beautifully appointed and the staff is attentive to your every need. This is a perfect place from which to explore Cape Town. Thank you to Charlie Harper of...

Thank TorontoJan
Meols, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I visited Cape Town in February and were lucky enough to stay at home his small hotel straight out of Home and Garden! We were lucky enough to stay for four nights in room 9 with great views of Table Mountain. Room was well equipped with tea making facilities, stocked fridge and free local port. Breakfast was...

Thank Hezza1955
Brit abroad
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely room, great view of Table Mountain from our balcony and a complimentary glass of port,the taxi pick up from the airport worked like a dream great friendly staff and good food could you want more.

Thank huggybearBritabroad
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looked like something out of a Homes and Gardens magazine, beautiful old house done very tastefully. Breakfast was lovely on the terrace and only a few minutes walk to Kloof Street with lots of restaurants around. Felt a very safe area even when walking at night. Would highly recommend.

Thank lme111
Mellor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's all about the people....and here we found a great team of staff who were friendly, helpful and genuinely interested in their guests ( which we could see in the way they interacted with lots of people during our six night stay). Comfortable bedroom, excellent breakfasts, spacious lounges, an honesty bar in the evening, pool and patios, excellent location for...

Thank elpee182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for about two days. We enjoyed staying in this hotel. The staff made this stay memorable. The location is ideal to plan daytrips and the restaurants nearby are very good. If we will come back to capetown we will definity stay again in this guest house.

Thank Laurent W
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a magnificent view of table mountain from our little verandah! We picked a room with a view and did it ever! There is nothing like Table Mountain with the table cloth of clouds one day, or in the clear the next with the cable car going up and down - what a treat! This is a well run and...

1Thank jill305
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well Fiona and Karen haven't you made this beautiful Victorian Town House in to something special. We had three nights here in great comfort with great attention to detail. The staff were friendly and could not do enough for us. Trips and restaurants were all explained and recommended and the breakfast was just lovely as was the honesty bar set...

1Thank 216BigAl1958
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A charming guesthouse with a very hospitable host. We were on our honeymoon and were welcomed with a beautiful room with views of table mountain, a bottle of champagne and fresh fruit - a wonderful start to our visit to Cape Town. The room and bathroom were tastefully decorated and well appointed. The breakfasts were delicious. The only improvement would...

Thank K_Australia
Avening, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A really beautiful hotel run by Fiona and Karen who help make your stay memorable, will recommend and book local restaurants and will do whatever they can to make your stay memorable. A lovely oasis at the back of the hotel to chill out in the pool and enjoy the sun. Very convenient to explore Cape Town and experience the...

1Thank Jax1109

167 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (161)
View from Room (14)
Hotel & Grounds (27)
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Dining (11)
Bathroom (7)
Room/Suite (33)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Other (63)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (6)
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cape Town Central hotels
City Bowl
Derwent House Boutique Hotel
Derwent House Boutique Hotel
#5 of 106 in Cape Town Central
1,314 reviews
Cape Heritage Hotel
#11 of 106 in Cape Town Central
1,156 reviews
City Bowl
Four Rosmead
Four Rosmead
#4 of 106 in Cape Town Central
499 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
An African Villa
#6 of 106 in Cape Town Central
955 reviews
City Bowl
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
#10 of 106 in Cape Town Central
1,412 reviews
Parker Cottage
#2 of 162 in Cape Town Central
979 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Welgelegen Boutique Hotel - an urban sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen

Address: 6 Stephen Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £129 - £185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Welgelegen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Welgelegen Hotel Cape Town Central
Welgelegen Cape Town, South Africa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Welgelegen staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Solana Beach, California, United States
7 months ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Welgelegen staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room was on the interior courtyard and had its own private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles TorontoJan, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms excellent ground floor room has a small garden”
 of 5 bubbles huggybearBritabroad, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of Table Mountain.”
  • Our view of Table Mountain.
 of 5 bubbles jill305, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that looks out over Table Mountain - lovely to wake up to!”
 of 5 bubbles familyfun020, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upper building, backside for Table Mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles AGtravelers2, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5