Bo Kaap is a region of the Western Cape, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill, just above the city centre of Cape Town. Also known as the Cape Malay Quarter, Bo-Kaap is a cultural melting pot, diverse in nature and steeped in history.
Bo Kaap is a festive area, renowned for its cobble-stoned streets and brightly coloured houses. The area is home to a number of mosques, shrines, historical monuments and buildings, and it is here that the first Muslim Mosque was established in South Africa.
Bo Kaap is known by locals for its festivals and market days, which attract shoppers and tourists alike.
Another popular attraction to the area is the Bo Kaap Museum. The oldest house in the area, the museum building dates back to the 1760s and showcases the cultural contribution made by early settlers. The museum houses a number of social history collections.
Rouge on Rose is a boutique hotel in the Bo Kaap area. This family-run establishment offers a personal touch and excellent alternative to the larger city hotels. Choose between a deluxe or a self-catering suite, and enjoy beautiful views and loads of comfort. Whether you’re eating in at the bistro, or out at any of the conveniently close restaurants, you’ll be well-fed while staying at Rouge on Rose.
Number 9 Leeuwen Mansions is a self-catering unit that offers comfortable city living, and is available for short or long-term rental. Air-conditioned and able to accommodate two people, Number 9 Leeuwen Mansions has stunning views of Table Mountain, the harbour and the city. You can enjoy these from the large front balcony, whilst relaxing with a sundowner.
Explore and enjoy this vibrant region.