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Get Warm and Comfy in 2015 with our Winter Specials in Cape Town

28 Apr

Winter is slowly making its way into Cape Town and winter 2015 is no different, as the cold weather creeps in with the wind and the rain. The icy weather outside may tempt you to stay home and hibernate, but just because the weather has changed, there is no reason to not still get out [...]

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 [...]

The Perfect Holiday Destination this Summer

4 Dec

Alphen Boutique Hotel

We’ve reached December and it seems another year has flown by! Yes, the busy festive season is upon Cape Town and we at the Alphen 5 star Boutique Hotel in Constantia have been busy preparing for all our guests. Luckily all the hard work has paid off and we’re ready to welcome everyone to lounge [...]

The Rose Bar at The Alphen Hotel is back for Summer!

19 Sep

Spring is in the air, and nowhere is this more evident than the wonderland estate of the Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel situated in Constantia, Cape Town. Yes it seems like winter has officially packed its bags and fled, ushering in the long, lazy days of sunshine and blue skies! So it’s time to shake [...]

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 [...]

The Luxury of la Belle Bistro & Bakery and High Tea

30 Jul

Nestled amongst the hills of Constantia and basking in the shade of hundred-year-old oaks, the la Belle Bistro & Bakery at the Alphen 5 star Boutique Hotel offers guests a culinary experience like no other. From delectable and delicious baked goods to mouth-watering, wholesome meals, la Belle’s rustic and stylish foodie flair is enough to [...]

High Tea At The Alphen

24 Jun

High Tea now on offer from the 29th of June. Ranging from dainty sandwiches, home baked savouries and sweet delicacies to whimsical culinary treats all presented lavishly. Tea is served daily in our 5 Rooms Restaurant between 3:30pm and 5:30pm and is priced at R195 per person. Booking Essential. MAKE A BOOKING View mailer, click [...]

Cape Town Winter Specials at the Alphen Boutique Hotel

2 Jun

It’s that time of year again in Cape Town, when the cold creeps in, the skies darken and finding the warmest place to hang out is on everybody’s list. The cold, wind and rain generally puts a damper on most plans and staying indoors seems like the preferable option. But not anymore! Winter is a [...]

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… [...]