CT’s highest residential building home to new Radisson Blu

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town has opened its doors.

“We are delighted to open our first signature Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town and expand the presence of our iconic upper-scale hotel brand in a dynamic destination like Cape Town, which continues to attract more international travellers year on year,” said Marc Descrozaille, Area Vice President, Africa & Indian Ocean, The Rezidor Hotel Group.

“Our 10th hotel opening in South Africa is another firm proof of our focus on expanding in Africa. Today, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as 34 hotels in operation and under development on the African continent. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town is also our first mixed-use property in South Africa, made up of fully-fledged upper-upscale hotel apartments, showcasing the diversity of our designer portfolio.”

The 214-room hotel is situated on the corner of Riebeek and Long Street in Cape Town’s Foreshore. Desmond O’Connor, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town, says: “The iconic design of the building pays homage to the Art Deco design language and the same design direction has been applied in the public areas and to an extent in the bedrooms.”

Hotel facilities include a conference centre, along with Radisson Blu’s signature Stratus Room – a dining experience that embraces local cuisine with a mix of seasonality – as well as the Ghibili Pool Bar and Terrace on the rooftop and The Sea Street Bar and Lounge.