The Charles Cafe & Rooms

  • 137 Waterkant Street, De Waterkant, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa - View on map
4.2 /5
Hotel type: Guest accommodation - Hotel Chain: Village and Life
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Hotel themes – The Charles Cafe & Rooms

  • ✓ City trip
  • ✓ Shopping
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Budget / backpacker
  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Gay friendly

Quick description

This charming guest house with Georgian-style façade is situated in the heart of De Waterkant Village. It offers views over Cape Town landmarks Table Mountain and V & A Waterfront from its rooftop terrace.

The Charles is comprised of 3 historic Georgian houses connected together. Rooms feature African art work and original Cape cottage furniture. Each room offers modern amenities including a satellite TV, ceiling fan and tea-coffee maker. Some rooms are air conditioned or offer an open-plan bathroom.

Breakfast is served at the Village Cafe, situated in DeWaterkant Village within walking distance from The Charles. Guests can relax on the rooftop terrace and enjoy the surrounding views.

The Charles is a short walk from the boutique shops and great restaurants of Cape Quarter. The lively piazza is opposite The Charles and provides entertainment both day and night.

Rooms: 9

Important information

Please note guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. The card must match the one used to guarantee the booking.

Housekeeping staff will provide a linen and towel change every 5th day. This service can be arranged on a Sunday and on public holidays at an additional charge.

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Classic Room


Toilet, Bathroom, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Safety Deposit Box, Fan


TV, Satellite Channels, DVD Player

This bright room features satellite TV and some rooms overlook the courtyard or city. The en suite bathroom has a shower.

Premier Room


Toilet, Bathroom, Bath or Shower, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Fan, Safety Deposit Box


Satellite Channels, DVD Player, TV

This room is fitted with satellite TV, a fan, and the open plan bathroom features a shower.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Charles Cafe & Rooms


Paid WiFi,


Golf course (within 3 km),


Non-smoking rooms,


Shuttle service, Shuttle service (additional charge), Airport shuttle, Car hire, Bicycle rental (additional charge), Airport shuttle (additional charge),

Cleaning services


Front-desk/reception area services

Safety deposit box, Tour desk, Concierge service,

Business facilities


Food & Drink

Snack bar,


WiFi is available in the business centre and charges are applicable.


Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs ZAR 5 per hour.

Policies of The Charles Cafe & Rooms


From 15:00 Until 22:00 hours


From 07:00 Until 11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Children's cots/cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.


Pets are not allowed.

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Paid WiFi


Golf course (within 3 km)

Cleaning services



Internet services

Front-desk/reception area services

Safety deposit box
Tour desk
Concierge service

Food & Drink

Snack bar

Overall room rating

    support / service

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