At the Last Word, guests from all around the world, in search of that which goes beyond a boutique hotel experience, find reprieve from the everyday rush in one of three entirely unique yet idyllic Cape Town destinations: The Last Word Long Beach, The Last Word Constantia and The Last Word Franschhoek.
What unites these three distinct, luxury, Cape Town experiences housed within our hotels is a penchant for unmatched levels of personalised service and a truly five-star agenda where time slows down and the time honoured values of generosity, character, kindness and sanctuary remain the quintessential gifts received by each and every Last Word guest.
The Last Word Constantia
A place of living beauty, sculpted to perfection by the passing eras. Here, at the centre of the Cape Peninsula, wine-making is artistry. The rise and fall of whitewashed gables. A walk down an avenue of oak trees. This is the setting for The Last Word Constantia.
Fondly known as Cape Town’s vineyard, Constantia is the oldest wine-growing region in South Africa. From alfresco dining at top restaurants to scenic excursions with smooth Merlot, crisp Sauvignon Blanc or earthy Pinot Noir, the Constantia Valley provides the idyllic Cape Town holiday experience. Wine tasting at numerous, renowned estates, fine dining at restaurants like La Colombe and horse riding in the nearby forests are all great activities and attractions in the area. Added to this, The Last Word Constantia is positioned just twenty minutes from the city centre.
Inside, guests are presented with a choice of nine classically furnished hotel rooms: five suites and four superior double rooms. Relaxation areas provide absolute seclusion and are characterised by a solar heated swimming pool with sunken tanning deck. A main attraction is the hotel’s luscious garden, designed to capture a small piece of this region’s natural grandeur. A conservatory style dining room reflects the majesty of the surrounding gardens while the light yet opulent living area is the perfect place to recline on lazy summer afternoons and evenings.
It’s the five star of luxury escapes for a variety of local and international guests including couples, families, business travellers and individuals who find within it character, kindness and the ultimate of sanctuaries.
The Last Word Long Beach
The Last Word Long Beach is regarded as the azure treasure of the Atlantic shoreline. On one side, majestic mountain slopes shape the skyline. On the other, an eight kilometre stretch of unspoiled white sand greets the tide. The picturesque lobster fishing village of Kommetjie is the home of our 5-star hotel where guests are encouraged to canter through the surf on horseback, explore the natural attractions along the Atlantic coastline and visit the tip of South Africa at Cape Point. Surfing is a popular activity for fathers and sons and Kommetjie is the ultimate retreat to test the waters at the renowned Long Beach and surrounding breaks. Unlike Constantia and Franschhoek, Long Beach offers intimate, three course, in-house dinners which serve the finest and freshest seafood cuisines, revered wines and decadent desserts. A picture-perfect destination inside and out, guests are presented with a choice of three elegant suites and three superior double rooms, each with private patios and pristine views of the white-capped waters of Long Beach. A pool and sunning deck capture the essence of outdoor bliss. One feels that one can relax. Finally.
The Last Word Long Beach is designed to reflect the tranquillity of seaside living in comfort and style and conjures three words to the mind at the thought of R&R: Rustic, Romantic, Removal.
Whether you are longing for an adventure or simply looking to unwind, the Last Word offers a personalised travel and leisure planning service. It’s no surprise that guests from all walks of life enjoy the serenity of this special place yet young international couples on honeymoon and families with children benefit best.
The Last Word Franschhoek
Welcome to South Africa’s epicurean capital. Its valley, steeped in the rich tradition of wine-making exemplifies this region’s heritage as the French corner of the Cape. La crème de la crème. This globally acclaimed lifestyle destination provides the idyllic setting for the luxurious Last Word Franschhoek, centrally positioned at the heart of the village and Huguenot Street, walking distance to world class restaurants and shops.
Personalised service is the hallmark of The Last Word and guests are primarily guided by our private chauffeurs and tour guides who will plan a host of luxury escapes; including a day of wine tasting on the hop-on, hop off wine tram, horseback wine tours, gourmet dining at some of South Africa’s top restaurants or simply exploring the region’s French heritage by bicycle. Franschhoek is also becoming a popular adventure tourism destination; where trail running and mountain biking events take place throughout the year. Unforgettable memories are waiting to be made in these winelands.
French Provençal living is characterised by eight superior double rooms and two pool suites which become secluded, private retreats, complemented by an elegantly designed lap pool, courtyard, cosy living room with fireplace and an extravagant breakfast room. Guests come from far and wide to enjoy the blissful splendour offered here and couples and travelling families enjoy its intimacy and paradoxical sense of community the most.
Reflecting nuances of Cape Huguenot heritage, The Last Word Franschhoek has been a consecutive finalist in the World Travel Awards for South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel.
Experience Cape Town, the African Riviera like never before when you stay at a Last Word Hotels. Get in touch with a member of our friendly and experienced team today and book your luxury holiday in Cape Town. Call 020 7843 3500 and begin planning the holiday of your dreams.
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