Top Winter Activities in Constantia for Winter 2015

23 Jun

Yes, winter has descended upon Cape Town, but that doesn’t mean we should hide away and hibernate! Constantia has a myriad of events and happenings to keep you warm and entertained, all mere minutes from the Alphen Boutique Hotel. We’ve compiled a list of the top activities in Constantia to enthral one and all this [...]

Ways to Keep the Romance Alive after Valentine’s Day

19 Feb

February is renowned as “The Month of Love” and yet sadly it would seem Valentine’s Day is the highlight, after which the amour tends to wane. Well we at The Alphen Boutique Hotel feel this is a travesty, and so decided to do our part by bringing you 5 ways to keep the romance alive [...]

Spring at The Alphen

18 Sep

The Alphen Boutique Hotel provides an escape from the ordinary. Plush comforts, Cape Dutch heritage and bold contemporary glamour merge beautifully to create a dreamscape that will transport you back to summer mode in a heartbeat. Combine this wonderland with sublime summer sunshine and you can have an unforgettable, tailor-made experience. View mailer, click here [...]

Accommodation Special

6 Nov

We have a festive season gift for discerning travellers STAY FOR 4 NIGHTS AND PAY FOR 3. This offer includes a complimentary refreshment bar, free Wi-Fi, breakfast in la Belle Bistro & Bakery and a tasty, turn-down treat. Book Now! Share this

October Packages at The Alphen Boutique Hotel

4 Oct

We’ve taken another step towards summer and the five-star Alphen Boutique Hotel, in Cape Town’s leafy Constantia Valley, has packages to prepare you for the party season. CONFERENCE FOR FREE Spend a night and get a conference for free! Includes: Breakfast served in la Belle Bistro & Bakery Free WiFi Tasty turn-down treat Subject to [...]

Hot News For Cool Travellers

4 Oct

The Kove Collection Proudly Presents The Marley In December you can expect the veil to lift off our 11-suite, five-star boutique hotel : The Marly, located on Camps Bay’s glittering strip. Taking its name from Chateau de Marly, built in the 17th Century for the leisure activities of Louis XIV and his family, says it [...]

Go Away Winter!

11 Sep

At the time of us writing this blog the rain was pummelling down outside, the wind was howling away like an angry woman who’s just been told those shoes are not part of the promotion and pictures of floods were going viral all over social media networks, it seemed so hard to believe that spring [...]

LA BELLE BISTRO & BAKERY NEW PASTRY SELECTION

2 Sep

Should you have a sweet tooth you will be unable to resist the following mouth-watering additions to our already popular pastry selection: Mocca Slice, Chocolate Brulee Gateaux, Ouma’s Herzoggies, Peanut Butter Fudge, Cranberry & Apple Bran Muffins. Scones, jam and cream are a treat reserved for weekends only. We also cater for those with gluten [...]

Spring Guidelines For The Avid Gardener

30 Aug

The Egyptian geese and their ducklings that parade around our gardens tell us there are certain tasks to complete and we’d like to share a few tips. By planting Diospyros Whyteana (Monkey Bladder) and Halleria Lucida we attract little sugarbirds in great numbers Because the weather hasn’t yet settled, we suggest you plant petunias mid [...]

The Alphen’s Bespoke Bathroom Butler Pamper

30 Aug

While you dine in five-star elegance in one of our eateries we will run your bath, add the specially-formulated fragrance of your choice, and the magical ingredients that promise a restful night’s sleep. Candles, incense, body scrub, champagne are all part of this enchanting extravagance. And remember our Romance Pamper – it’s that; and more… [...]