Luxury boutique hotels in South Africa

  1. Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa

    Ulusaba

    Style

    Hobbit houses and stilted suites

    Setting

    Wilderness of winning game

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$1,489.31

    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 personalised Ulusaba Encountered book – a picture-laden guide to the reserve
  2. Marakele National Park, South Africa

    Marataba

    Style

    Canvas masterpiece

    Setting

    Boho Limpopo

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$1,052.75

    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 romantic evening turn-down service
  3. Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Delaire Graff Estate

    Style

    Polished gem

    Setting

    Diamond in the bluff

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$993.86

    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 book on the artist Vladimir Tretchikoff, who painted the famed Chinese Girl
  4. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

    Etali Safari Lodge

    Style

    Safaris and stargazing

    Setting

    Magical Madikwe

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$981.59

    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 complimentary spa treatment
  5. Kruger National Park, South Africa

    The Outpost

    Style

    Wild thing

    Setting

    Vast, remote Makulele

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$895.70

    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 full-body massage each and a bottle of South African sparkling wine; if you bed down in Pel's Post, you’ll get a bush-dining experience and a branded gift instead
  6. Garden Route & Winelands, South Africa

    Gorah Elephant Camp

    Style

    Bastion of imperial glamour

    Setting

    Stunning South African savannah

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$849.69

    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 from their cellar and romantic evening turn-down service
  7. Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa

    Mhondoro Safari Lodge

    Style

    Sofa safari

    Setting

    Where white rhino roam

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$696.31

    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 60-minute spa treatment and herbal spa bath each, and a South African gin tasting session
  8. Cape Town, South Africa

    Ellerman House

    Style

    Edwardian art enclave

    Setting

    Cliffs over Cape Town

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$613.49

    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 paired chocolate and South African brandy tasting; Smith guests also get 10 per cent off their first spa treatment
  9. De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa

    Morukuru Beach Lodge

    Style

    Moby slick

    Setting

    Into the breach

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$552.14

    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 on arrival
  10. Franschhoek, South Africa

    Leeu Estates

    Style

    Western Cape winery

    Setting

    Valley of vines

    Rates per night from (ex tax)$533.74

    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 Leeu’s own Bas wine and a seasonal fruit bowl