Luxury and boutique 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. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Franschhoek, South Africa

    Leeu Estates

    Style

    Western Cape winery

    Setting

    Valley of vines

    Price per night from (ex tax)$674.93

    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
  2. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    The Garden Route, South Africa

    Tsala Treetop Lodge

    Style

    Modern Africa

    Setting

    Up in the forest canopy

    Price per night from (ex tax)$666.24

    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 Methode Cap Classique sparkling wine and a locally-sourced gift
  3. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Ellerman House

    Style

    Edwardian art enclave

    Setting

    Cliffs over Cape Town

    Price per night from (ex tax)$664.70

    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 paired chocolate and South African brandy tasting; Smith guests also get 10 per cent off their first spa treatment
  4. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Cape View Clifton

    Style

    Urban beach house

    Setting

    Cliffside Clifton Beaches

    Price per night from (ex tax)$638.12

    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 picnic basket
  5. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

    The Old Rectory

    Style

    The Priest India Company

    Setting

    Seaside sanctum

    Price per night from (ex tax)$457.62

    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

    One ZAR500 spa voucher and a beach picnic for two
  6. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Garden Route & Winelands, South Africa

    Mont Rochelle

    Style

    Whole lotta bottle

    Setting

    Mighty peaks, vintage valleys

    Price per night from (ex tax)$422.95

    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 picnic for two
  7. Cape Town, South Africa

    Labotessa

    Style

    Old-world intimations

    Setting

    Cobbled Church Square

    Price per night from (ex tax)$299.12

    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 bottle of wine and a small basket of fresh fruit
  8. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Kensington Place

    Style

    The city's original designer den

    Setting

    Foothills of Table Mountain

    Price per night from (ex tax)$247.38

    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
  9. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Franschhoek, South Africa

    La Clé des Montagnes

    Style

    Key to success

    Setting

    Village people

    Price per night from (ex tax)$184.48

    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 ZAR500 voucher to spend at local boutiques and restaurants in Franschhoek
  10. Johannesburg, South Africa

    The Peech Hotel

    Style

    African fusion

    Setting

    Central seclusion

    Price per night from (ex tax)$121.49

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