A Newly Recommended Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa


“An involuntary exclamation of delight.” That is how our editor-in-chief describes his reaction upon seeing his Deluxe Superior Suite at The Silo, a modern masterpiece of a hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more about his visit below and in the August 2018 Hideaway Report.

The Silo

This stunning contemporary hotel, designed by London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick, is set in the repurposed elevator tower of a historic grain silo complex above the adjoining Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Modern, colorful interiors decorated by the owner of The Royal Portfolio, Liz Biden, and augmented by a private art collection. Twenty-eight stylish guest accommodations feature sensational harbor or mountain views, eclectic furnishings and artwork, rich fabrics, high ceilings and small balconies.

From the editor: “I can’t recall the last time I visited a new hotel that I found so exhilarating and that seemed such an instantaneous addition to the life and character of a city.”

Read more about The Silo.

By Hideaway Report Editor Hideaway Report editors travel the world anonymously to give you the unvarnished truth about luxury hotels. Hotels have no idea who the editors are, so they are treated exactly as you might be.

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