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 Number 22 Best Hotel for romance in South Africa 2014
  • TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards Voted Number 10 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 2013 Awards: Top 25 Hotels in Africa (14), Top 25 Hotels in South Africa (2), Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa (13), 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)
  • Condé Nast Traveler: Gold List (2012)
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award: Winner (2012)
  • Spa Traveller Reader’s 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)
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards: Diamond Award (2010)
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Voted No. 3 Family Hotel in Africa and the Middle East (2010)
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Top 100 Hotels and one of the Top 10 Lodges and Resorts in Africa and the Middle East (2010)
  • Travel + Leisure 500 ‘The World’s Best Hotels’: Listed in Top 50 hotels worldwide (2010)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List: One of the Best places to stay in the World (2010)
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards: Diamond Award (2009)
  • Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards: Voted in the top 5 Middle East, Africa & the Indian Ocean and Top 100 worldwide (2009)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards: Top 10 hotels in Afica (2009)
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Voted No. 15 Hotel in the World, No 1 City Hotel in Africa and the Middle East and No.1 Hotel Spa in Africa and the Middle East (2009)
  • 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
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