One&Only Cape Town Introduces Their New Penthouse Suite (And Its Size Is Impressive)


The location cannot be closer to perfect – atop the One&Only Cape Town resort, with unobstructed views of Table Mountain, Robben Island, Devils Peak, Lions Head, the Cape Town Harbour and the V&A Waterfront. From the many indoor and outdoor areas it is a feast for the eyes, and should you venture out into the city, these and other famous attractions are conveniently nearby; beaches and mountains, shops, restaurants, wine farms, history, art and culture.

Turn your gaze inwards, the exquisite interior is two-storeys and an impressive 1,275m²/13,724ft². It is comprised of four generous ensuite bedrooms, three lounges each offering a different ambience, a stylish library, quiet reading corner, handsome study with fireplace, fully-equipped gym and sauna, beautiful kitchen and scullery with its own service entrance, a formal dining area, breakfast and coffee nook, an informal dining area and TV lounge, and two separate outdoor entertainment spaces – both with a pool, views and BBQ facilities.

The study, library, gym and bedrooms are situated on the 1st floor of The One Above. The dining areas, lounges and kitchens are on the 2nd floor. There are large outdoor spaces on both floors – each offering 360° views. The two outdoor spaces generously offer guests the option to alternate their relaxation and entertainment areas. It also allows for groups of friends or families travelling together, the ability to entertain simultaneously but separately – as neither area is in view of the other. The 1st floor deck is larger, and includes an outdoor shower, pool, bar, BBQ and catering area, long dining table and pool loungers. The 2nd floor has a wrap-around terrace, also with its own pool, water feature, BBQ area, and seating. These two spaces are an entertainers paradise, and undoubtedly offer guests the most exceptional views of the world’s most beautiful city.

The layout is predominantly open-plan, allowing a natural flow between the varying areas and what they offer. Space and light are definitely the most notable features – as each area is vast, and every room offers floor to ceiling glass and views giving maximum natural light and opening up the sights to be enjoyed no matter where you are relaxing or entertaining.

The style is modern contemporary, and all furniture and accessories have been individually chosen for their quality, aesthetic and comfort. The One Above is filled with small details and touches, allowing guests to enjoy moment after moment of discovery. This includes the impressive art collection adorning the walls and spaces.

Additional luxuries and conveniences include a grand marble staircase with glass balustrade, a fireplace in the master bedroom and between the formal lounge and dining area, a black grand piano to entertain or be entertained, state-of-the-art appliances and professional coffee machine, chandeliers, and wine cellar. The temperature-controlled glass wine cellar can house over 280 bottles, and can be stocked for you with the expertise of one of the qualified resort sommeliers.

The One Above can sleep up to 8 adults. Each of the four luxuriously appointed bedrooms feature ensuite bathrooms, and have unobstructed views of Table Mountain and the waterways below. They are all unique in look and finishes, and offer guests a considered private area and quiet resting space.

Bedrooms two and three are similar in size and both open out onto their own private terrace. Bedroom two is beautiful, elegant and light – complete with a wall of mirrors, housing a substantial wardrobe behind. Bedroom three boasts dark wood, leather and heavy finishings. The first bedroom is slightly larger, and has an open-plan ensuite bathroom. Glass, light and white sum up the style and décor, and a distinctive feature is the tiny twinkling lights above the bath – giving you the illusion of relaxing under the stars.

The Master Bedroom is a bold statement of absolute luxury and grace. Spanning 107 m2 /1,152 ft² and with it’s own private terrace, guests can enjoy a variety of spaces within this room; relaxed seating areas, walk-in wardrobe, ample and considered storage space, luxurious bed with over-sized headboard, and a lavish marble his-and-hers ensuite bathroom complete with dual vanity, separate showers, and a jacuzzi tub from which you can gaze at the mountain. This glamorous space complete with a fireplace, mirrors and opulent fabrics and finishes makes for the ultimate private and sleeping space.

Guests staying at The One Above experience discerning service excellence from the moment they arrive. A private entranceway and elevator takes you to the sixth floor which has restricted access. From there you have the best of both worlds – an expansive private penthouse, with all the services the resort has to offer. One&Only Cape Town is able to provide you with customised experiences to ensure you have all your needs met.

The One Above Penthouse is, without a doubt, Cape Town’s ultimate accommodation choice for the discerning traveller who understands and appreciates luxury and attention to detail. Perfect for business or pleasure, for families of all ages or friends travelling together. Where children are treated with imagination, and you can choose to be yourself, or, somebody else. The One offers everything you could wish for, making it a place you never have to leave. However, should you to choose to explore, you are on the doorstep of amazement, and in a sanctuary in a city – a stones throw away from city’s day and night time activities, sights and experiences. Visit the most beautiful city in the world, the city of stories – where the days are slow and magnificent, and the nights come alive. Create memories of a lifetime with One&Only Cape Town and The One Above.


Complimentary inclusions during your stay at The One Above:

Personalised in-room check-in
24 Hour Butler Service and Guest Host
Access to all One&Only Cape Town areas and amenities
Breakfast in Reuben’s daily
Fresh flowers throughout the penthouse
Isola poolside Cabana, to be booked in advance
Twice daily housekeeping services at a service time convenient to your schedule
1 hour personal training session per guest
Garment pressing service daily, one outfit per person

Services available for The One Above guests at an additional charge:

Private Chef to prepare and serve meals from the state-of-the-art kitchen
Private Chef to prepare and serve a BBQ outdoors
Event catering, should you wish to invite colleagues or friends
In room dining service including Nobu cuisine
Breakfast delivered to The One Above, on request
A mixologist to prepare and serve world-class cocktail
Wine tasting and consultation with a qualified sommelier
Private or group fitness sessions in your private gym
Spa treatments done in the privacy of the penthouse
Kitchen and wine cellar can be stocked prior or during arrival with items of your choosing

One&Only Cape Town Amenities and Activities:

Nobu Restaurant
Reuben’s Restaurant
Isola Restaurant
Vista Lounge & Bar
Neo Boutique
Fitness Centre
Art Gallery
KidsOnly Club
Jarat Tours transfer service
Shaminsky Boutique
Meeting and conference facilities
One&Only Spa
Infinity pool with cabanas and poolside service
Curated experiences and tours
Use of Spa Thermal Suites and Fitness Centre
Full Concierge service
Secure underground parking and valet
Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort
Transfers to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with Jarat Tours (subject to availability)
Daily local newspaper (on request)

One&Only Cape Town Additional Family Benefits:

Family-friendly dining venues at Reuben’s and Isola
Complimentary use of KidsOnly Club facilities: daily programme of supervised activities for children ages 4 to 11 years; Nintendo Wii, PS3, Xbox and a selection of board games, garden play area, arts and crafts
Babysitting services (on request at an additional charge)
Baby convenience items and toiletries (on request)
Complimentary use of baby cot, high chair, bottle warmer and steriliser (on request)
Special suite turndown for kids
Age appropriate welcome gifting
50% discount in all restaurants for children under 12 years


The total size of The One Penthouse = 1,275 m² / 13,724 ft²
All outdoor spaces (terraces, balconies and pool decks) = 550 m² / 5,920 ft²
All indoor spaces (living areas and rooms) = 725 m² / 7,804 ft²
Master Bedroom = 107 m2 /1,152 ft²
Bedroom 2 = 44 m² /474 ft²
Bedroom 3 = 40 m² /431 ft²
Bedroom 4 = 5 m² /436 ft²


If you wish to book your stay at The One Above Penthouse Suite or any other room at One&Only Cape Town, please call us on +44 20 7148 1778 or send us an enquiry.

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