Best boutique and luxury hotels in South Africa

We’ve discovered your new favourite luxury and boutique hotels in South Africa. From beachfront boltholes to stylish savannah stays, scroll on to find your first-class getaway…

  1. Cape Town, South Africa

    Kaap Mooi

    Style

    Garden-swathed gentility

    Setting

    Oof-worthy Tamboerskloof

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of sparkling wine and a fruit platter

    Price per night from (ex tax)$91.08

  2. Cape Town, South Africa

    Gorgeous George

    Style

    Pool-topped treasure-trove

    Setting

    Cape Town’s beating heart

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A Gorgeous hamper including a bottle of wine and a personalised gift.

    Price per night from (ex tax)$131.80

  3. Cape Town, South Africa

    Welgelegen

    Style

    Victoriana with an African twist

    Setting

    Kloof Street central

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine or port on arrival

    Price per night from (ex tax)$143.56

  4. Johannesburg, South Africa

    The Peech Hotel

    Style

    African fusion

    Setting

    Central seclusion

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A 375ml bottle of Cap Classique sparkling wine in your room on arrival

    Price per night from (ex tax)$158.06

  5. Cape Town, South Africa

    Noah House

    Style

    Cape Town casa

    Setting

    Close to Kloof Street

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A welcome drink each

    Price per night from (ex tax)$159.99

  6. The Garden Route, South Africa

    Schoone Oordt

    Style

    Tranquil Victorian homestead

    Setting

    Foothills of the Langeberg Mountains

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of local red or white wine, or a bottle of local sparkling wine (choose before arrival)

    Price per night from (ex tax)$161.09

  7. Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

    The Old Rectory

    Style

    The Priest India Company

    Setting

    Seaside sanctum

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine on arrival; stays of two nights or more also get a beach picnic for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$164.74

  8. Cape Town, South Africa

    Kensington Place

    Style

    The city's original designer den

    Setting

    Foothills of Table Mountain

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine and a welcome glass of champagne; and tickets for the Table Mountain cable car for SilverSmiths and GoldSmiths staying three nights

    Price per night from (ex tax)$197.69

  9. Franschhoek, South Africa

    7 Koppies Farm

    Style

    Cape Dutch master

    Setting

    Frolicksome fynbos

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of local rosé

    Price per night from (ex tax)$200.05

  10. Paarl, South Africa

    Brookdale Estate

    Style

    Wine, dine and unwind

    Setting

    Paarl of the Cape Winelands

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine on arrival and a R500 voucher towards lunch at either the Bistro at Brookdale or Brookdale Manor House with a free bottle of Mason Road wine when you dine

    Price per night from (ex tax)$250.41

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