If you are looking for the best accommodation in Milnerton, you are in the right place. Milnerton is a suburb just north of the Cape Town city centre with lots to see. It is a popular destination for those in the know who want to explore the greater Cape Town area from a central location.
Milnerton has its own charming attractions and boasts some of the best views of the Table Mountain National park in all of Cape Town. It is also conveniently close to all areas of interest, with public transport and transfer services available between the suburb and Cape Town’s City Centre or the V&A Waterfront.
Milnerton can be great if you are in Cape Town for a longer stretch of time and want to stay in an area that is a bit more quiet. Another plus is that Milnerton is quite affordable compared to popular tourist areas like the city centre of the Atlantic Seaboard.
If you are planning to visit or do business in nearby commercial centres like Century City, Paarden Eiland and many others, Milnerton is a good peaceful and green resting place. Prices are also very affordable with you being able pay up to half the prices that you would pay in other suburbs that are higher in demand from tourists.
Ther are plenty of things to do in Milnerton, which attracts many tourists. When visiting the suburb, you will also need equally suitable accommodation to rest and we have drawn up a list of our favourites places to stay when in Milnerton.
List of Best Accommodation In Milnerton
Lagoon Beach Hotel
Few can argue against Lagoon Beach Hotel’s position is the best hotel in Milnerton. The hotel has everything you want in seaside accommodation. The hotel has some of the best views in all of Cape town, from Tale Mountain, to Robben island across the sea, and all the way up the west coast to Blouberg. You are treated to a beach side location, with a roof deck pool from which to take it all in.
As the name suggests, Lagoon Beach is situated right on the lagoon. It is also conveniently located, with Cape Town’s city centre being mere minutes away. If you want to get out and hit the town, there is a complimentary shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront and Century city. It is the best of both worlds, with the beach right on your doorstep, and the eclectic vibe of the city life being a short shuttle ride away.
When it comes to the rooms, you have a choice between 3 room types. The classic rooms offer the balance between comfort and luxury, with room having either a partial sea view, mountain view or a view of the courtyard. If you want to have the full beachfront experience, the alternative room type is the full sea-facing rooms which come with a balcony and uninterrupted views of Table Mountain and Robben Island.
The third type are the self-catering apartments which are ideal for the “home away from home” style of accommodation. The apartments come with two bedrooms, each with a double bed, lounge and dining room. All rooms in Lagoon Beach come with the basic comforts like Free WiFi, DSTV and an electronic safe among others.
When you get peckish, the hotel has 3 on-site restaurants that cater to a variety of tastes. You can enjoy a light and tasty meal at La Mizu Beach Bar, Thai Dining at Wang Thai, or contemporary dining at The Brasserie. Other facilities at the hotel included the famous Camelot Spa, a fitness room and 3 swimming pools with arresting views of Table Mountain.
La Roche Guest House
La Roche Guest House is located in the heart Milnerton, in a quiet residential area. It is perfect for the home away from home setting. Milnerton Golf Club and Milnerton beach are less than 2km away, making it a good blend between accessibility and a quiet escape. Everything at Lo Roche is of a high standard. You will stay in a nicely decorated room with big and comfortable beds. When you want to relax, there is a quiet living area with a library and subtle background music to add to the ambience. The guest house has 8 rooms which can accommodate between two and four people.
All of the rooms have a private bathroom and are tastefully furnished. Continental and English breakfast are served in the dining room that leads out to the deck and pool are. If you are staying in the self-catering studio, you also have the option of booking breakfast at a nominal fee. If you want relax, the relaxation area in the courtyard offers a sparkling pool with loungers where you can kick back under the sun. You can also expect the regular amenities like free WiFi, on-site parking and on-request services like airport transfers and organizing of sightseeing tours. La Roche is popular with local vacationers because of its convenient location and affordable rates.
Luxury On The Beach
Luxury on the Beach is perfect if you want a homely apartment setting right on the beach. This beachfront property offers an apartment with 2 bedrooms that can accommodate 4 people comfortable, and possible a fifth on the sofa bed in the living room.
The apartment is self-catering and comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, stove, oven and microwave oven for you to prepare your dining. If you want to buy food instead, there are restaurants at Lagoon Beach right next door, and many more within a short driving distance. One of the best features on the property is the patio with a bench for 4 and a lounger from where you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the ocean.
Luxury On The Beach is tastefully decorated with modern furniture and light colors that complement the white beach sands outside. Naturally, you have access to free WiFi during your stay. Included in the apartment are a private washing machine and dryer if you are planning a longer stay and need to do laundry yourself.
You can enjoy the luxury of walking right out onto the beach from your apartment for an afternoon of sunbathing or getting your feet wet. If you don’t want to take your dip in the cold waters of the Atlantic, the apartment has a swimming pool.
Cotswold House is a charming 4 star guest house designed in the old Cape Dutch style. If you like a classical style design with a homely feeling then you wil feel right at home at this guest house. The house boasts 7 rooms that are spacious and furnished with eclectic pieces.
You have a choice between a variety of sizes with rooms that can accommodate one like the single room, or the family room that can accommodate four people. The rooms are well maintained by the friendly staff and are always clean and well-equipped. There is also a care taking service on request, with toys to keep the kids occupied.
The manicured garden contains many indigenous plants and is perfect to relax. After a busy sightseeing day, you can spend some time there and enjoy views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill. Other amenities available to you include free WiFi, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. On-site parking is also available to guests and the area is quiet and safe.
Cotswold is conveniently located, being walking distance from the beach and other points of interest. Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis so a breakfast is included in the stay. You will be served a hearty continental breakfast and a cooked breakfast can be ordered.
Neptune Isle is one of the few apartment buildings in the area that has access to its own private beach and offers the ideal beach side vacation. The property consists of 83 units, all of which have views of the ocean and all the way up to Robben Island from the balcony. The boardwalk to the sea is right on your doorstep and you can walk to the beach at anytime in this secure property.
You might be tempted to spend the entire vacation at the apartment on the patio with the majestic views outside. When you do decide to get out, all the places of interest are nearby. The V&A Waterfront and Long Street in the city centre are within 5 minutes drive from the apartment.
When it comes to value for money, Neptune Isle is hard to beat. The apartments are ideal for small families. The two bedroom apartment comes with two double beds and accommodates 4 adults. The apartment is luxuriously furnished with modern finishings and porcelain tiles. Neptune Isle’s décor is expertly done, with pops of blue and aquas that bring in the blue of the ocean for a coastal theme.
The vacation rental is offered by the host, who is on hand to make sure that your stay is perfect and your needs are catered to.