Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, Cape Town, 8000

About Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

The Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel and Spa is nestled with the cultural epicentre of Cape Town, inviting visitors to the Mother City to explore its rich heritage and its beautiful natural abundance. These luxury apartments create the ideal base from which to do this as they combine home comforts with opulent surrounds and world-class service.

Guests of the Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa are able to select between in-source or outsource services. There is a furnished kitchen in the apartment, as well as laundry facilities, allowing for guests to cook and clean for themselves as and when necessary. However, there are also efficient room service personnel in place to ensure that meals and laundry are provided to guests who prefer to outsource these.

Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa was named after two major figures of South Africa's complex heritage - former-President Mr. Nelson Mandela as well as early colonialist, Cecil John Rhodes. Both of these men played key roles in ensuring that South Africa became the diverse, accepting and tolerant country that it is today. For this reason, we celebrate these ideals by ensuring that guests are welcomed with a similar sense of hospitality and generosity.


The Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa Hotel apartments are luxurious suites that invoke a sense of utter pampering as guests enjoy hospitality and 5-star treatment. Start the day with a steaming cup of hot coffee and a hearty breakfast delivered to your door. Then, take advantages of such services as the 24-hour concierge, laundry, dry cleaning, daily housekeeping, wireless Internet connectivity and a well-appointed Business Centre. There is secure parking available to guests with private vehicles.

Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa is situated opposite the St Georges Cathedral on Wale Street, an area particularly historical in its architecture. The buildings, now shops and office blocks, reflect the old-world charm of yesteryear. This sense of heritage is reflected in the décor of the hotel suites. The five specific buildings featured are the Kendall, The Winery, The Fairbairn, The Tower and Court Chambers.

Guests can make reservations live or on-line.

Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa is unique in its product offering in that guests are invited to choose between allowing the hotel to care for their every need or caring for themselves. This creates a feeling of being at home and independent during your trip to Cape Town, South Africa. The kitchen and laundry service in each suite is of world-class quality, ensuring that even guests choosing to take care of their own needs will be well satisfied with the facilities available.

Those visitors wanting to maintain their fitness regime will be glad to hear of the in-house gymnasium. This is not only fully-equipped with the relevant tools, but it also offers personal training services. The swimming pool is situated on the 7th floor above the city, providing awesome views of the hustle and bustle down below.


Because of its prime opposition in the heart of the Mother City, guests of the Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa are spoilt for choice in terms of things to do and see. There are several cultural attractions within the immediate vicinity of the hotel, including the House of South Africa's Parliament and the Company Gardens. The Cape Town International Convention City is only minutes away, as is Greenmarket Square, Adderley Street, Long Street, the official 2010 World Cup&153 stadium (Green Point) and the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Take a trip up Table Mountain on the cable car, visit one of the many beaches or spend a day sampling the wines for which the Western Cape is famous on a global scale.

The city bowl of Cape Town is an experience in itself. Shops, markets, restaurants and boutiques are abuzz day and night, creating a chic, cool vibe throughout the city centre.

This close proximity and its abundance of local attractions means that Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa is ideal for corporate travellers, families, honeymooners, couples or individuals. In fact, business travellers are particularly biased regarding this hotel as it boasts ideal positioning, as well as a team of conference coordinators to assist in tailor-making a conference package to suit the unique needs of each guest.


There are several on-site restaurants that offer fine dining and delicious samplings of local cuisine. Notably, all restaurants and stores within the hotel's residence make significant contributions to the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, which promotes initiatives that create and support leadership in Africa.

Synergy Restaurant and Bar

Synergy is placed alongside the sparkling blue waters of the swimming pool, creating a relaxed and indulgent atmosphere around delicious flavours. This elevated positioning provides the fantastic opportunity of fine dining combined with breath-taking views. The service and ambience at Synergy is ideal for any sort of event.

The menu boasts soul food that uses fresh ingredients and introduces a distinct local flavour to its style. The head chef favours South African dishes, which are presented in style and elegance. Dietary requirements and preferences are accommodated at Synergy, and a variety of dishes, including vegetarian options, ensure that each palate will be well satisfied.

Synergy takes pride in its extensive choice of wines and cocktails. South Africa is acclaimed for its excellent quality wines, and many of these appear on the abundant wine list. There is no better venue to recount your days' experiences than poolside, sipping on a refreshing cooler. The warm, friendly atmosphere makes for the ideal venue for listening to live music, and Synergy has become a popular spot for such events over weekends. In addition, the restaurant is Wi-Fi friendly, making for an ideal lunch-time stop for the busy corporate guest.

Synergy offers its patrons undercover parking in the building and a direct-access elevator. Physically disabled patrons are advised to phone ahead of their arrival and all care will be taken to accommodate them as efficiently and comfortably as possible.

There are specific event planners for Synergy, who work hard at ensuring that all events run smoothly and successfully. They are involved at all stages of the function and maintain composure and professionalism at all times.

ZuZa Bar

The ZuZa Bar at Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa is a trendy hotspot for networkers. It is also a favourite meeting spot for friends and is the ideal ice-breaker for a first date. South African gourmet dishes are complemented by specialist drinks and only the freshest ingredients.

The Wi-Fi friendly atmosphere and other technological compatibility offer corporate diners the opportunity to set up their office at one of the inviting tables and get on with important matters.


Winesense is a bistro dedicated entirely to wines. South Africa, and the Western Cape in particular, are known the world over for their production of world-class wines. A wide range of these can be sampled, with over 40 wines being sold by the glass. These are best enjoyed while nibbling on tapas-style dishes. While elegance and style define Winesense, it is in no way pretentious. Locals and tourists are welcome to visit and learn more about some of the world's finest vintages in style.

Alternatively, should guests prefer to stay within the comfortable confines of their suites, room service is available until 22h30.

Doppio Zero

Doppio Zero is a restaurant-cum-bakery that lures passers-by with the irresistible smell of baking bread. This is a franchised café, with its roots in Johannesburg. The menu features deliciously modern pizzas, tasty pasta dishes, hearty soups and fresh seafood. In addition, sumptuous breakfasts and genuine Italian ice-cream makes for a Capetonian 'must-do'.

Alternatively, should guests prefer to stay within the comfortable confines of their suites, room service is available until 22h30.

Marmalade Everyday Opulence

An interesting combination of Italian and Cape Malay dishes are savoured within the chic interior of Marmalade. A distinct reflection to times past is exuded by the décor, which is classic and stylish in its approach. Breakfasts, pastries, cakes and lunches are served here, as is delicious, fresh coffee. Meals can be eaten at the restaurant, or can be taken away.


Guests of Mandela Rhodes Place enjoy 24-hour facilities such as the concierge service, security and reception. In addition, there are foreign exchange services available, undercover parking, wireless Internet connectivity, a laundry service, gym, Business Centre, spa and complimentary shuttles to and from the V&A Waterfront.

The Camelot Spa promises hours of relaxation, pampering and utter rejuvenation of mind and body. The various treatments available promise superior service and superior products.

Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel and Spa donates funds to Pedicabs, which is an initiative that transports visitors to many of the famous tourist attractions around Cape Town in a cost-effective, fun way. In this way, the hotel promotes development amongst locals.


Mandela Rhodes Place and Spa prioritises conferencing as an important service, and a team is in place to ensure that client needs and preferences are accommodated as far as possible. There are several venues available, each suitable for a different size and style of event. Menus are available for banqueting functions, giving guests a wide range of choices when it comes to their breakfasts, lunches and / or dinners during the function.

The décor, design and architecture of the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel make a significant contribution to the ambience of the events hosted here. Because of the dynamic nature of the venue, each event boasts a unique twist and presentation, no matter how many times they are hosted here.


From Cape Town International Airport, follow the N2 signs to Cape Town, and do not take any off-ramps. Continue along the N2 all the way to Cape Town until it becomes Buitengracht Street. At this intersection, the Cape Town International Convention Centre will be on your left and the entrance to the V&A Waterfront on your right. Continue over the intersection along Buitengracht, and then take a left into Wale Street. At the fourth set of traffic lights, turn left into Burg Street and enter the parking area to the right.

Room Types

2 Bedroom Deluxe

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  • 13 Studio
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Superior Room

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Deluxe Room

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2 Bedroom Superior

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2 Bedroom Platinum

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