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Discover the Rainbow Capital of Africa

South Africa is a celebrated inclusive destination offering many gourmet, adventure, wildlife, and culture highlights to both local and international visitors alike. The Mother City, Cape Town also known as the Rainbow capital of Africa caters to all visitors, making it a popular choice for holidays, weddings, elopement, and many other travel experiences.

LGBTQ-Friendly Cape Town

The Cellars-Hohenort a proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and IGLTA, in the heart of the green scenic Constantia Valley, welcomes guests from all over the world. We strive to make every holiday memorable, with a full range of amenities and plenty to see and do throughout your stay. Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway in luxury, an extraordinary travel experience or planning a destination wedding or elopement from abroad, The Cellars-Hohenort puts you in the heart of Africa’s rainbow capital.

Approximately 15 minutes from the Cape Town City Centre and within easy reach of all the Rainbow Nation offers, we offer luxurious LGBTQ-friendly accommodation.

Some of the many things to see, do and discover in Constantia and the greater Cape Town area include the following:

Attractions & Activities

Enjoy outdoor activities ranging from beaches to surfing, park runs, kayaking, hiking, abseiling, paragliding, and more. Visit De Waterkant, District 6 Museum, Robben Island, the colourful Bo Kaap, Table Mountain, and the Sea Point Promenade. Take in art galleries and cultural experiences such as Zeist Mocaa and the Norval Foundation along with Woodstock Street Art.

Wining & Dining

The hotel is the ultimate base for a variety of gastronomic experiences from farmer’s markets and wine estates to Cape Malay cuisine in the Bo-Kaap, and the artisanal coffee and craft beer hotspots that Cape Town is fast becoming known for.

Wine and dine at Greenhouse or The Conservatory restaurants at The Cellars-Hohenort, wine farms and restaurants in the Constantia Wine Route, or at one of the many trendy eateries in the City Centre and De Waterkant. If you’re looking for a fun night out, try Crew Bar or enjoy plenty of laughs and retro drag at the legendary Beefcakes bar and restaurant.

Rainbow Events

LGBTQ events in Cape Town include Cape Town Pride, at the end of February or the start of March; the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras in April/May, held on the Garden Route; and Mother City Queer Project in December – an annual costume party that attracts straight, gay, local and international party-goers.

Other Highlights

The Cellars-Hohenort offers destination weddings along with our Just the Two of Us stay package, couples massages at Fresh Wellness Spa, private wine cellar dining, romantic garden picnics, and more. You can also bring your fur kids along. Extend your stay by exploring the Whale Coast or the Garden Route, visiting our sister hotels, The Marine in Hermanus and The Plettenberg in Plettenberg Bay.

Start planning your getaway to South Africa’s Rainbow Capital and book your stay at The Cellars-Hohenort LBGTQ-friendly hotel today.

Discover the Rainbow Capital of Africa


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