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The Clarendon Fresnaye

Discover The Clarendon Fresnaye

Nestled between the slopes of Lion's Head and the spectacular blue waters below, the 4-star Clarendon Fresnaye rests in the idyllic suburb of Fresnaye in Cape Town. Steeped in history The Clarendon harbours an interesting past having once been owned by the governor of The Cape and also the Earl of Clarendon.

This city boutique hotel offers views of the Atlantic Ocean with rich green lawns and sparkling swimming pools. The 8 standard 5 superior rooms and 2 family suites either overlook the lush gardens, towering mountain, or immaculate sea views. The rooms are light and spacious with en-suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi connectivity, digital safes, air conditioning, mini bars, flat-screen satellite televisions, and coffee and tea-making facilities.

The city's buzzing restaurant and cafe culture, world-famous beaches, and vibrant Waterfront are just five minutes away.

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Expert View

  • Set in the fashionable and convenient suburb of Fresnaye
  • Walk with ease to Clifton Beach and the Sea Point Promenade
  • Private and spacious family suite next to the pool
  • Personalised service and a homely feel

At a glance

  • 12 Rooms, 4 Family Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • B&B
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"After a morning of sightseeing, return for high tea in the manicured gardens and be sure to request their famous macaroons."

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