Colourful De Waterkant Village is a unique European influenced village of semi-detached quaint cottages and cobbled streets preserved from the 1760s. Cradled between the city and the Waterfront, De Waterkant Village is avant-garde, a cultural urban refuge highlighted by the abundance of restaurants, art galleries, gay clubs, salsa clubs, tapas bars and Parisian inspired cafes. Drawing comparisons from cultural and artistic villages from all over the world, De Waterkant embraces individuality and theatricality, echoed in the architecture and vibrancy of its residents and visitors.
Perfectly positioned in the heart of De Waterkant Village, The Charles Café and Rooms is an intimate and charming boutique hotel.
Inspired by traditional European City boutique hotels , The Charles has 13 rooms, 4 duplex cottages and a quaint cafe serving some of the best coffee and breakfast in the city.
Our guests enjoy exclusive use of the roof decks overlooking the city as well as access to the tours and adventures desk to ensure you make the most of your stay.
In the heart of the historical De Waterkant Village, is De Waterkant House, elegant and discreet, with a relaxed European feel. This beautifully restored 9 – roomed, Cape Georgian Manor House, with terrace and pool, overlooks the village and accessible Table Bay harbour. De Waterkant House is centrally located, minutes from the Cape Quarter Shopping Centre, restaurants, bars and fashionable nightspots.
With the emphasis on good living, guests can stroll down into the village where they can enjoy the atmosphere of the neighbourhood, indulge in a sweet treat or simply read the daily paper.
Check-in and reception is situated at The Charles. De Waterkant house is situated at 35 Loader street, a short walk from The Charles.