South Africa

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town, a design hotel

23 August 2018
Tafelberg Kaapstad

The prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town is located in the heart of the city. It was our first time in this coastal city. We heard so many things about Cape Town which made us even more curious! One week to see as much as we can of this amazing city. For this reason, the location of our stay was very important and consequently our choice went to Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Cape Town hotel.

Hotel Cape Town city centre

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town entrance

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Welcom in Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town, a business hotel with style

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town has, as the name suggests, both hotel rooms and appartments. The hotel has 124 Standard rooms, 82 Business Class rooms, 8 Accessible rooms and a number of luxury apartments, all with stunning views of either the harbour, the famous table mountain, the city or the Atlantic Ocean. We stayed in one of the luxurious business rooms.

I woke up like this

Our room was on the 15th floor, just high enough to have a nice view over the city centre and Table Mountain. The Business rooms are 30 m2 – 44 m2 and are very spacious. The rooms are modernly furnished with large windows so there is plenty of light in the rooms. All details are in blue combined with bright colors. Furthermore, all comfort and luxury is present as a limited minibar, access to the ‘Businessclass Lounge’, free uncapped wifi, butler station with Pod coffee machines, bathrobe, a smart TV,… Also important to mention is that the beds are of high quality and are pretty big!

Hotel kamer Kaapstad

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town – room

We would like to emphasize again that the Wi-Fi is very fast in this hotel, unlike other hotels in South Africa where the Wi-Fi was often down.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town – view from our room

The bathroom is completely made of marble and is very spacious. There is a large walk-in shower and a double sink. The hotel takes care of different beauty products as hand cream, a toothbrush, a shower cap, body lotion,… Keep in mind that there is still a water shortage crisis in Cape Town. Take this into account while using water. Try to limit your time when taking a shower to 3-5 minutes. This way you do your bit and a difference can be made!

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town

A unique location

One of the highlights of Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town is the central location in the heart of Cape Town. Most attractions are within a radius of 10 km:

  • V&A waterfront: 2 km
  • Long Steet is next to Riebeek Street
  • Bo Kaap: 1,2 km
  • Table mountain: 5 km
  • Signal hill: 6,7 km
  • Woodstock: 3,2 km
  • Camps Bay: 6,5 km
  • Kirstenbosch gardens: 11, 6 km
  • MyCiTi bus: right outside the hotel
  • Cape Town train station is less than 1 km
  • Cape Town International Airport: 20 km
bezienswaardigheden Kaapstad

Bo Kaap, Cape Town

Tafelberg Kaapstad

The famous Table mountain during sunset

‘I am on a seafood diet, I see food and I eat it’

The Stratus room

Cape Town is a city that has a lot to offer. So just one more reason to start your day with a good breakfast. I am a big fan of extensive breakfasts and Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town immediately turned a smile on my face: freshly baked eggs, French toast, waffles, granola, yoghurt, healthy drinks, cornflakes, … I would give breakfast a rating of 10/10!

The Stratus room restaurant offers an international menu that includes chef specialities and seasonal options. If you have special requests, the chef will be happy to make something special for you .

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town

Breakfast in Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Tow

The Ghibli bar & pool terrace

This was our favorite place of the hotel! The bar is very modern and would be a hot item on ‘Pinterest’. In the Ghibli bar they serve various tasty cocktails, light meals and gourmet pizzas. For the cocktails they came up with a original concept. All zodiac signs have their own personalized cocktail. Of course we needed to do a ‘quality check’ and we can say with conviction that the cocktails are very good .

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Tow

Ghibli Bar in Cape Town

Ghibli bar Kaapstad
Ghibli bar Kaapstad

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residences, Cape Town

The Sea street bar & lounge This bar is furnished in the ‘Old New York speakeasy’ style and is the perfect spot to meet with family or friends. Have a chat with a good cocktail and a small dish, love it!

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residences, Cape Town – lounge


Need some exercise?

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town has a pretty big gym fascility with the most popular stuff. So no excuses anymore to skip your exercising!


For all the business men

The hotel is fully adjusted to business people with its various ‘meeting & event rooms’. There are 5 conference rooms and 2 executive boardroom where everything is provided by the hotel itself (high-speed wifi, surround system, data projectors and screens, …).  The meeting rooms can accommodate from 8 people up to a maximum of 80 people.

Kaapstad meetings

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town – meeting rooms

 Thank you Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town for the pleasant stay!


Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town, 22 Riebeek Street Cape Town, South Africa

Phone: +27 21 467 4000


 Who is planning to go to Camps Bay in Cape Town, can read everything about our stay here!


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