Awards & Accolades

The splendid luxury and unique location of The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, along with our passionate service and generous hospitality, has ensured a profusion of highly regarded industry awards.

  • Travel + Leisure: World's Best 500 Hotels (2014)
  • TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards: Voted 22nd Best Hotel for romance in South Africa (2014)
  • TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards: Voted 10th Best Hotel in South Africa (2014)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List: Platinum Circle Hotel and Resort readers favourite for five years running (2014)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List: Ranked No.4 Best Hotels and Resorts in South Africa (2014)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Travel Awards: Top 100 hotels in the World (2013)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Travel Awards: Ranked No. 4 in the Top 15 in Africa (2013)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Travel Awards: Ranked No. 1 Hotel in Cape Town (2013)
  • International Traveller : Ranked 41 of 100 Best Hotels and Resorts in the World (2013)
  • Travel + Leisure ‘World's Best Service': No. 1 City Hotel in Africa and the Middle East (2013)
  • Travel + Leisure ‘World's Best Hotels': Top 10 City Hotels in Africa and the Middle East (2013)
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards: Diamond Award (2013)
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence (2013) - The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence (2013) - Azure Restaurant
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Hotels in Africa (14) (2013)
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Hotels in South Africa (2) (2013)
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa (13) (2013)
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Hotels for Service in South Africa (24) (2013)
  • Travel + Leisure 500 ‘The World’s Best Hotels’: Top 50 hotels worldwide (2013)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List: South Africa - Best Hotels & Resorts (2013)
  • American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awards: Azure Restaurant Listed (2013)
  • SPA Traveller Awards: Best Spa Hotel/Resort (more than 50 rooms) in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean (2012)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards: Ranked 47th in Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World (2012)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards: Voted No. 1 in Top 15 Hotels of Africa (2012)
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards: Diamond Award (2012)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers Awards: Listed in Top 20 Leisure Hotels in Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean (2012)
  • South African Wine List Awards: Best Long Wine List and graded 3 Flutes (2012)
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Voted No. 1 Hotel Spa in Africa and the Middle East (2012)
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Voted No. 3 City Hotel in Africa and the Middle East (2012)
  • Tripadvisor: Certificate of Excellence (2012)
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Africa and Top 25 Relaxation & Spa Hotels in Africa (2012)
  • Condte; Nast Traveler: Gold List (2012)
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award: Winner (2012)
  • Spa Traveller Readers' Choice Awards: Best International Hotel Spa (2011)
  • Beach Tomato Awards: Runner-up Most Iconic Hotel (2011)
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards: Diamond Award (2011)
  • Telegraph’s UltraTravel Awards: Runner-up Best Hotel in Africa (2011)
  • Travel + Leisure 500 ‘The World’s Best Hotels’: Listed in Top 500 hotels worldwide (2011)
  • Eat Out: Top 20 Restaurants in South Africa - Azure Restaurant (2011)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List: Best Places in the World to Stay (2011)
  • Internationally rated as a Five Star Hotel
  • Member of The Leading Hotels of the World
  • Member of The Leading Spa of the World as accredited by The Leading Hotels of the World