Central & Trendy at The Charles

The Charles is a charming boutique hotel located in De Waterkant Village, a historic and vibrant cosmopolitan area right near Cape Town’s city centre. Home to one of the most popular cafes in the city and with many attractions right at your fingertips, The Charles is the ideal spot for anyone who wants to get to know the Mother City. 

The boutique stores, coffee shops and restaurants of the trendy city centre are minutes away, as is the city’s shopping mecca, the V&A Waterfront. As De Waterkant is tucked away just below Signal Hill, a visit to this lookout point and a hike up the adjacent Lion’s Head are must-dos (along with a walk through the colourful Bo-Kaap). The area itself is packed with bars and restaurants, many of which are within walking distance of The Charles. Since the hotel is so central, much of the city is at your disposal. 

Guests can choose between luxury Rooms and Duplex Cottages. The en-suite rooms come in Classic, Premier, and Traveller’s configurations, while the two-storey cottages have kitchens, living areas, bathrooms and bedrooms. Indulge in some delights from the on-site cafe throughout the day as well.


  • Boutique hotel located in De Waterkant – a vibrant and central Cape Town area
  • Right near the city centre and plenty of the most popular attractions 
  • Hotel is home to The Charles Café, renowned for its delicious coffee and food
  • Many restaurants and bars are within walking distance of the hotel
  • Rooms and duplex cottages are on offer


137 Waterkant Street, De Waterkant

Cape Town Central, Western Cape, 8001

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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge Service

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