Excellent 8.6
Based on 41 reviews

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About this property


Built in 1912, aha Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa is a distinct addition to Cape Town and a smart choice for travelers. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 1.0 Km away, and it normally takes about 20 minutes to reach the airport. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as AVA Gallery, National Art Gallery, St George’s Cathedral.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, aha Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, gift/souvenir shop, photocopying, postal service.

Guests can choose from 88 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as fitness center, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, spa, massage. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Cape Town, make aha Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa your home away from home.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Massage(s)
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-11 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 780 ZAR
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 120 ZAR
Check-In From: 2:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.0 Km
Distance to Airport: 19.4 Km
Internet Usage Fee: 00 ZAR
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 17
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 88
Parking Fee (per day): 55 ZAR
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 1912
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2012
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based on 41 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.8
  • Facilities 7.4
  • Location 9.2
  • Room comfort and quality 8.7
  • Service 8.5
  • Value for money 8.6
  • Food and dining 7.8
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Yong from Singapore
Family with older children
Deluxe Apartment (3 Adults)
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
Pleasant stay
Very good stay with good facilities. Washer and dryer came in handy.
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Nomsa from South Africa
Studio (2 Adults)
Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
The hotel is beautiful. There is really nothing to complain about!
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Kuan from Singapore
Family with older children
2 Bedroom Superior Apartment
Stayed 1 night in April 2016
Good location and spacious 2 bedroom unit
Very convenient
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Walter from Canada
Family with older children
2 Bedroom Superior Apartment
Stayed 4 nights in January 2016
Lovely location for the downtown experience
Location, lobby decoration, friendly helpful staff.
This hotel, located in the downtown core, is a lovely choice for access to the joys of urban Cape Town. It has a lovely lobby which is an homage to Nelson Mandela, with quotations, an interesting sculpture and an impressive painting. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and fully functional. The staff were remarkably responsive. We used a washing machine in the room, and as we washed a large amount of clothes, the staff heroically brought in a dryer and hooked it up for us as well. My daughters enjoyed the spa, and were very impressed with their treatment there. The roof top pool is lovely, and the general feel of the place was welcoming and friendly. I would stay there again.
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Dwayne from United States
Deluxe Apartment (3 Adults)
Stayed 4 nights in December 2015
Amazing location near Long Street
Location, Friendliness & Accommadating
My stay was really great. The staff was amazing. Location is right next to long street. My only complaint is lighting in the living room lol but not really a big deal at all.
Reviewed January 05, 2016

tshediso from South Africa
2 Bedroom Superior Apartment
Stayed 3 nights in September 2015
One off the cleaners barged in unanounced that was unexceptable
Reviewed October 06, 2015

Samiksha from South Africa
Studio Apartment
Stayed 2 nights in September 2015
Perfectly located, great accommodation will defini
Location, size, staff
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Robin from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Studio Apartment
Stayed 1 night in August 2015
Fabulous comfortable stay
Location, relaxing very comfortable apartment. Your own laundry facilities
I only wish it had been longer. A very convenient location. Initially I found it hard to find as I was looking for a street front door. It is located inside a small mall area. Well located to restaurants or as I did purchased salads from the nearby Fresh Food Market and took them back to my room.
Reviewed September 01, 2015

Yuvenna from Netherlands
Family with young children
1 Bedroom Superior Apartment
Stayed 2 nights in July 2015
Very good quality hotel - Three Cities Mandela
Good location, very spacious apartments. chic furnitures
We had a great stay, hope we could have stayed longer. The location was very central and they have very spacious apartments. The rooms were always clean and with chic furnitures. The staffs are always polite and very helpful and cheery. They provided relevant information and provided good service.
Reviewed August 03, 2015

Yusrah from South Africa
2 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 2 nights in May 2015
Great hotel, beautiful views
Rooms - comfortable, luxury, modern
Great experience!
Reviewed June 04, 2015


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