Cape Town and the Western Cape are Africa's most sought-after holiday travel destination, while Cape Town is the number one business events destination.
As a popular global holiday destination, Cape Town offers a wide variety of accommodation options and has about 20 000 formal three-, four- and five-star hotel bedrooms. Most of these hotels are located within the City Bowl, Waterfront and Atlantic Seaboard areas, all in close proximity to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. There are also many deluxe boutique hotels, serviced apartments and B&Bs.
Cape Town offers a large number of outstanding and rated guesthouse and B&B alternatives, and these are a popular choice for visitors. At present, Airbnb, the global accommodation booking and sharing website, has over 18 000 rooms available in its room inventory. Various student and budget accommodation options are available ate two-star hotel options, short-term holiday apartment rentals, guesthouses, and also university residences during holiday periods.