Winchester Mansions is an exclusive, privately-owned, 4-star Hotel, situated on Cape Town's Platinum mile and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Hotel offers elegance and personalised service. The Winchester Mansions has a variety of rooms and suites, offering excellent mountain or sea views. Whether you're a family or a couple in Cape Town for a week or a month, the Winchester is an ideal place from which to explore the city and surrounds.
There are 76 luxurious colonial and modem rooms and suites, offering sea facing and mountain facing views. Of these, 51 are classic or contemporary, and 25 are suites. All rooms boast air conditioning, internet connection, and international plugs, telephones, satellite TV, hairdryers, bathrobes and personalized guest amenities in all rooms. There is also a fully stocked mini-bars complementary tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms are en suite, and feature walk-in showers.
Children of all ages are welcome at the Winchester Mansions. A large variety of amenities and services are available to ensure a delightful stay for junior guests. There is a baby-sitting service, special kiddies menu, and kiddie gowns (to borrow or purchase). There is also a swimming pool for them to play in, and nearby beaches to enjoy.
Harvey’s at The Mansions – restaurant, bistro, and terraces is a favourite among the wide choice of contemporary Cape Town restaurants. The superb location of the restaurant, combined with cuisine and attentive service, make it a firm favourite among visitors and locals alike.
The Harvey's Bar, which adjoins the restaurant, allows you to enjoy an exceptional view for sunset, with the sun slipping into the Atlantic – whilst you sip a long cocktail on the terrace. There is also the beautiful colonnaded Courtyard, reminiscent of an Italian piazza, is a tranquil oasis from the pace of city life. Encircled by palm trees and fountains, the Courtyard makes an excellent setting for a romantic dinner under the stars.
Winchester Mansions' Sunday Jazz Brunch is an absolute must, as well-known local and international jazz artists perform at the brunch year-round. Enjoy a glass of fine sparkling wine on arrival, a complimentary Sunday newspaper and a cosmopolitan brunch buffet.
For the more active, there a number of activities a short drive away - golf, gym, horse riding, paragliding or sailing…all of which can be arranged at the Hotel
You might also wish to indulge in a Spa treatment. The Gingko Health and Wellness Spa offers a comprehensive menu, with a blend of traditional, Asian, and modern therapies. Each treatment begins with a footbath, and ends with a tea service, which features a selection of herbal infusions.
For some relaxation, you can also enjoy the use of the heated, 47.5 Square metre pool.