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Top 10 Best 5 Star Hotels in South Africa

South Africa, the country at Africa’s southern tip is home to some very diverse wildlife and nature. In this Top 10 with best hotels in South Africa we left out the lodges and safari camps but focussed on the best city and countryside hotels. Ideal for a weekend break or trip to explore the winelands. Most of the hotels who made the cut are located in the Western Cape which offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the vibrant city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain. Enjoy our top 10 best hotels in South Africa which is compiled by our team of seasoned travel editors.

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10. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town

Belmond Mount Nelson Cape Town

9. The Oyster Box Durban

The Oyster Box Durban

8. Cape Grace Hotel & Spa Cape Town

Cape Grace Hotel & Spa Cape Town

7. Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

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5. Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa

Delaire Graff Estate

4. Mont Rochelle

Mont Rochelle Franschhoek

3. Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic

2. La Cle Village

La Cle Village

1. Steenberg Hotel & Spa

The best hotel in South Africa

The Steenberg Hotel and Spa has earned the top spot as best hotel in South Africa thanks to its commitment to providing an exceptional experience for guests, through personalised service and attention to detail. The Steenberg hotel combines luxury amenities with a very scenic location and high-quality service. Cape Town is within easy reach, but the quiet location also allows guests to unwind and relax. Its features, such as the award-winning spa, gourmet restaurant, and stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and mountains, have earned it recognition and praise from guests and our travel experts alike.

Steenberg Hotel Golf & Spa

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