The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is located on the doorstep of the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. It is known for its elegant atmosphere and friendly service. Accommodation is in spacious, air-conditioned rooms spread over three floors. Facilities include secure parking, 24-hour room service and complimentary tea and coffee facilities. Recreational options nearby include gym facilities, golf, tennis and hiking.
Features: 94 rooms & suites, restaurant, swimming pool, bar/lounge.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, Wi-Fi.
Since its inception in 1946, the Blue Train has become synonymous with style and luxury. By day, your private cabin is an elegant and relaxing haven with generous lounge chairs from which you can enjoy unparalleled views of Africa's scenery. As you dine in the evening, your cabin is transformed into a comfortable bedroom with beds folded down from the panelling and draped in soft eiderdown duvets and fine cotton linen. Each cabin has its own private bathroom finished in gold and Italian marble. A butler is also on hand to serve drinks and light snacks while you relax.
During the day, watch the ever-changing panoramas from the comfort of the classic lounge carriages. High tea is also served daily in the Lounge Car. Fine cuisine is served in the elegant dining car. The quality of cuisine aboard the Blue Train is exceptional and dishes include typical South African specialities. A selection of fine South African wines are available to complement each course.
Features: 80 cabins, 2 lounge cars, dining car, observation car.
Deluxe cabin amenities: Private bathroom with shower, underfloor heating, air conditioning, telephone, television, writing desk, safe, butler service.
Luxury cabin amenities: Private bathroom with shower & bath, underfloor heating, air conditioning, telephone, television, writing desk, free Wi-Fi, safe, butler service.
Since its establishment 30 years ago, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences, recreating the romance of the golden age of luxury train travel. Their trains feature beautiful wood-panelled heritage coaches, which have been carefully rebuilt and are drawn by steam, diesel and electric locomotives. The carriages have been collected from all over South Africa; a few of the carriages date back to 1911. Top-class craftsmanship has ensured an atmosphere of elegance and grandeur with the use of traditional furnishings and period decor.
The spacious Royal, Deluxe and Pullman suites combine the opulence of a bygone era with subtle modern innovations. Each train has one or two lounge cars, the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely drink. Watch the passing scenery from the observation car with its open balcony and dine on exquisite South African cuisine in the historic dining cars. In the spirit of travel of a bygone era, there are no radios or televisions on board and the use of mobile phones and laptops is confined to the privacy of suites only. Smoking is allowed in your suite and in the smoking Club Lounge.
Features: 36 cabins, 2 dining cars, observation car, 2 lounge cars. Pullman cabin amenities: Sofa/bed conversion, shower, air conditioning, hairdryer, safe, bar/fridge, dressing gown & slippers, tea drawer Deluxe cabin amenities: Private lounge, shower, air conditioning, hairdryer, safe, bar/fridge, dressing gown & slippers, tea drawer.
Royal cabin amenities: Private lounge, bath & shower, air conditioning, hairdryer, safe, bar/fridge, dressing gown & slippers.