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About Winchester Mansions

Winchester Mansions is situated along the Sea Point Promenade and facing the Atlantic Ocean, has earned its reputation as Cape Town’s iconic and leading sea front hotel among local and international guests. The original Cape Dutch architecture combined with personalised hospitality and professional service form the hotel’s unique signature of classic elegance. Business and leisure travellers enjoy the Winchester Mansions’ relaxing atmosphere, set against the backdrop of the mountain and overlooking the swell of the Atlantic. Your view is depended on the room type.

Staying at the Winchester Mansions is more than just accommodation; it is part of the journey. Bistro by day and restaurant by night, Harveys at Winchester Mansions offers guests South African cuisine with a European twist. The Winchester’s beautiful colonnaded Courtyard, built in the style of an Italian piazza, is a tranquil oasis from the pace of city life. Encircled by palm trees and water fountains, it makes the perfect setting for a romantic dinner under the stars. The Winchester Mansions’ Sunday Jazz Brunch is an absolute must. Guests can enjoy a glass of fine sparkling wine on arrival, a complimentary Sunday newspaper and a cosmopolitan brunch buffet while watching renowned local and international jazz artists perform. Another event to enjoy at Winchester Mansion is the monthly Grapes Gourmet and Gallery evening where Harveys welcomes food, wine and art lovers.

The hotel’s rooms are spacious and elegant and all of them have either sea or mountain views. Children of all ages are welcome at the Winchester Mansions. The Winchester Mansions is located within close proximity of the V and A Waterfront, the city centre, Table Mountain and the beaches. Golf courses, wine tasting, horse riding, or sailing our team is happy to help with the organization of travel plans and day trips.

Wedding Venues: Our romantic Italian styled courtyard is the perfect venue for wedding receptions.

Conference Venues: We offer four venues with seating for 10 to 100 people.

  • Response Rate: 75%
  • Response Time: 20 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 48
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Rates are inclusive of a full English breakfast, to be taken in the restaurant and VAT (currently at 14%), but exclusive of 1% Tourism. Promotion Levy (TOMSA).

Third person: Extra beds or sleeper couches can be arranged at an additional cost of R350 per person.

Please note that Classic Rooms and Modern Classic Rooms are unable...
Rates are inclusive of a full English breakfast, to be taken in the restaurant and VAT (currently at 14%), but exclusive of 1% Tourism. Promotion Levy (TOMSA).

Third person: Extra beds or sleeper couches can be arranged at an additional cost of R350 per person.

Please note that Classic Rooms and Modern Classic Rooms are unable to accommodate a third person.

Child policy: Children under 6 years of age stay free of charge and
children 6 and older are subject to the third person supplements.
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Reviews for Winchester Mansions

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Sian Evans, South Africa
03 March 2011

An amazing hotel that puts clients needs first. I found the room of top quality and the pool facilities very good. The location is ideal for international and local visitors. Book at this establishment and you won't be disappointed.

Nadia Berrada, France
04 September 2008

The hotel was perfect. Nice environment and the staff very kind.There is a nice sea view however the traffic on the road below can be quiet noisy.

Jaco De Lange, South Africa
03 December 2006

It was delightful to reach this hotel after a car problem at the airport. Reception was good, intro to our room great, the room brilliant, bathroom fantastic! We had a great stay!!

John Harrison, South Africa
25 April 2006

Nice hotel, good value for money, pleasant rooms and friendly staff

Winchester Mansions Map

Winchester Mansions is 0.4km from the centre of Sea Point , the nearest airport 23.9km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Sea Point Pavillion Swimming Pool

(0.9 km from Sea Point)

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(0 km from Sea Point)

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(0.7 km from Sea Point)

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