Location: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
No of rooms: 28 rooms and suites, a one bedroom, Table Mountain facing penthouse with balcony
One Stop Reason to Go: Due to the elevated position, the views of Cape Town from The Silo are second to none.
This brand new luxury hotel, opening March 1st occupies a commanding position on the V&A waterfront. Situated within the six floors above the future Museum of Contemporary Art Africa MOCAA) this building is set to become as iconic to the Cape Town skyline as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. Offering 28 rooms including a spectacular one bedroom penthouse, each room will be designed and decorated by Liz Biden and will showcase a contemporary living space with the unique industrial architecture that makes up the fabric of this landmark.
The Silo comes with fascinating history, once the tallest building in Sub-Saharan Africa, this former grain silo played an integral role in terms of international trade as well as vital infrastructure supporting South Africa’s growing regional farming economies. The silo was closed in 2001 after nearly 80 years of playing a pivotal role in South Africa’s industrial and agricultural history.Show Less