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.

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards - Voted No. 6 in the Top Hotels in Africa & the Middle East - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No 6 Top 25 Hotels in South Africa - 2016
  • Condé Naste UK Readers' Travel Awards - The Spa Voted No. 19 in Overseas Hotel Spas - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards Voted No 24 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for Azure Restaurant - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for The Café Grill - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for TheLeopard Bar - 2016
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 4 in the Top 25 Hotels in Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor - Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence - 2015
  • World Travel Awards South Africa's Leading Spa Resort - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 4 Best Hotel in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 16 Best Hotel for Romance in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 18 Top Luxury Hotel in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 14 Best Hotel in Africa - 2015
  • Travel + Leisure - World's Best 500 Hotels - 2014
  • World Travel Awards - South Africa's Leading Spa Resort - 2014
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted 22nd Best Hotel for romance in South Africa - 2014
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted 10th Best Hotel in South Africa -2014
  • Condé Nast Travelers' Gold List - Platinum Circle Hotel and Resort readers favourite for five years running - 2014
  • Condé Nast Travelers' 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 Traveler: 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 Traveler 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 Travelers’ Choice Awards - Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Africa and Top 25 Relaxation & Spa Hotels in Africa (2012)
  • Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List - 2012
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ 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 AwardsDiamond 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 Travelers' 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