Only South African hotel in world top 100


Winchester Mansions, Cape Town’s beachfront boutique hotel, is the only South African property to make the 2008 Top 100 Best Value listing of the popular American travel publication – Budget Travel Magazine and TripAdvisor. Ranked 26th in the world, Winchester Mansions is featured alongside various other internationally renowned hotels such as Park Hotel in Tokyo, Swissotel in Berlin, Beausite Park Hotel in Switzerland, Renaissance Arts Hotel in New Orleans and many more.

“We are very proud of this remarkable achievement for Winchester Mansions. We always aim to give each of our guests the best experience possible at the best value, whether they be local travelers or from abroad,” said Nils Heckscher, managing director at Winchester Mansions.

The Top 100 Best Value awards were created to highlight the world’s most reliable hotels with an average room rate of $250 or less – giving travelers a reliable and satisfying experience at a reasonable price. The award-winners were selected based on TripAdvisor’s Popularity Index, which determines traveler satisfaction based on a variety of sources, including TripAdvisor reviews, travel articles and opinions from across the internet. TripAdvisor is the world’s leading source for hotel reviews and Budget Travel is the popular American travel magazine, founded by travel icon Arthur Frommer.

Winchester Mansions dates back to the 1920’s and is located on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard known as the Platinum Mile. This charming Cape Dutch hotel sets itself apart from the rest with its spectacular setting, stylish elegance and personalized service. The hotel offers 76 rooms in total with a wide variety of luxurious, tasteful rooms over three levels.