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Best Luxury Hotels in Africa

Constance Lemuria Seychelles
92
Excellent

Constance Lemuria Seychelles

Praslin, Seychelles

The exclusive 5-star deluxe Constance Lemuria with its own 18-hole championship golf course opened in December 1999. The modern...

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Super Luxury
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Constance Belle Mare Plage
91
Excellent

Constance Belle Mare Plage

Belle Mare, Mauritius

Please note: Legends Golf Course is undergoing renovations. From July 16th to October 1st, when Legends is again fully accessible,...

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Classic Luxury
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Constance Le Prince Maurice
93
Excellent

Constance Le Prince Maurice

Poste de Flacq, Mauritius

Designed by architectural mastermind Jean Marc Eynaud and designer David Edwards, Constance Le Prince Maurice is where style,...

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Super Luxury
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Constance Ephelia Seychelles
87
Excellent

Situated on two of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Mahe, overlooking the marine national park of Port Launay, Constance...

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Classic Luxury
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Constance Tsarabanjina

Constance Tsarabanjina

Helville, Madagascar

Featuring azure blue water, powder soft beaches, and private bungalows fenced by tropical plants, choose from one of the 25 Beach...

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Classic Luxury
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Ngala Game Reserve

Ngala Game Reserve

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Ngala, meaning “Lion” in Shangaan, offers incredible opportunities to see several prides of lion in the wild, freely roaming...

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Boutique/Design
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The Kampala Serena Hotel
86
Excellent

The Kampala Serena Hotel

Kampala, Uganda

An inspirational blend of 5-star polish and pan-African panache, this 152-room world-class hotel will showcase the cream of Ugandan...

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Classic Luxury
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The St. Regis Mauritius Resort
91
Excellent

The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

Le Morne, Mauritius

Experience island luxury in the Indian Ocean with a pampering spa, sparkling beach, exceptional resort amenities, and legendary...

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Classic Luxury
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Diamonds Star of the East
96
Excellent

Diamonds Star of the East

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Diamonds Star of the East is a magnificent luxury, private sanctuary of 11 exclusive villas with their own plunge pool and a tastefully...

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Boutique/Design
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Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp

Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp

Arusha, Tanzania

The most exclusive of the Serena Group's many safari venues, and a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, Kirawira...

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Boutique/Design
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Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
 
Not Rated
 

Regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world, this unique lodge clings to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater,...

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Boutique/Design
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Taj Cape Town
92
Excellent

Taj Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

The Taj Cape Town welcomes guests to the vibrant heart of the one of the world's most scenic and desirable cities, Cape Town,...

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Classic Luxury
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The Westin Cape Town

The Westin Cape Town

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

The Westin Cape Town is situated at the entrance to the historic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Our ideal location is within easy...

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Classic Luxury
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Kurland Hotel
87
Excellent

Kurland Hotel

Western Cape, South Africa

The family owned and operated 5-star Kurland Hotel, a proud member of the Relais & Chateaux Association, is located near the picturesque...

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Boutique/Design
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Thanda Private Game Reserve
93
Excellent

Thanda Private Game Reserve

Hluhluwe, South Africa

Thanda, meaning "love" in Zulu, is an expression of the magical union of the power of Zulu culture, wildlife, romance and exclusivity....

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Classic Luxury
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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
93
Excellent

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is the most iconic luxury hotel in Cape Town situated within a sprawling lush garden estate in...

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Classic Luxury
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LUX* Belle Mare
95
Excellent

LUX* Belle Mare

Mauritius, Mauritius

LUX* Belle Mare is simply brimming with the vibrant energy and warm hospitality of authentic Island living. Enjoy the view of...

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Boutique/Design
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Royal Mansour Marrakech

Royal Mansour Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

The Royal Mansour Marrakech will re-open on September 7, 2016. The hotel is currently closed while it makes improvements to the...

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Classic Luxury
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Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff
94
Excellent

Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff

Johannesburg, South Africa

The Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg promises an iconic hotel reborn with a fresh approach to luxury. Expect a totally...

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Classic Luxury
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Conrad Hotel Cairo

Conrad Hotel Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

The Conrad Cairo is located in the heart of Cairo and stands impressively above the River Nile, affording spectacular views of...

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Classic Luxury
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InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers
87
Excellent

Exclusive hotel in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburgs premier residential and business district, with a direct link to Sandton...

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Classic Luxury
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African Pride 15 On Orange
87
Excellent

African Pride 15 On Orange

Cape Town, South Africa

Distinctive architecture, decor that defies categorization and a guest service experience extraordinaire sets the African Pride...

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Classic Luxury
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The Cascades Hotel Sun City
73
Fair

The Cascades Hotel Sun City

Sun City, North West Province, South Africa

The Cascades Hotel is the grand old lady of South Africa’s Sun City resort. Set amidst lush tropical forests, the hotel is...

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Classic Luxury
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Singita Ebony Lodge
 
Not Rated
 

Singita Ebony Lodge

Mpumalanga, South Africa

As the original Singita lodge, Ebony stands steadfast amongst enormous trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South...

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Boutique/Design
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The Pearl Marrakech
81
Very Good

The Pearl Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

Located in the heart of a vibrant and magical city, The Pearl Marrakech, formerly Delano Marrakech, exudes the mystery and exoticism...

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Boutique/Design
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InterContinental Nairobi
80
Very Good

InterContinental Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

Choose your own brand of entertainment. This superbly equipped hotel has all the usual leisure facilities including gymnasium,...

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Classic Luxury
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Palais Sheherazade and Spa
88
Excellent

Palais Sheherazade and Spa is a XIXth century palace located in the heights of the Medina with a superb view of all the Medina...

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Classic Luxury
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Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech

Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech. An easy walk from the ancient ramparts of the Medina and across from the Menara Gardens,...

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Classic Luxury
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Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
84
Very Good

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali, South Africa

On KwaZulu-Natal’s Dolphin Coast, under an abundant forest canopy, you will find Zimbali—Zulu for "valley of flowers." A sanctuary...

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Boutique/Design
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Palais Namaskar
89
Excellent

Palais Namaskar

Marrakech, Morocco

Commanding more than 12 acres of pristine seclusion, tranquil lakes and inspiring panoramas, Palais Namaskar hotel in Marrakech...

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Classic Luxury
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Cape Grace
94
Excellent

Cape Grace

Cape Town, South Africa

Situated on a private quay, nestled between the working harbour of Cape Town's bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the...

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Boutique/Design
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Strand Taba Heights

Strand Taba Heights

Taba Heights, Egypt

Lapped by the Red Sea on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Strand Beach & Golf Resort Taba Heights offers a year-round getaway for lovers...

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Classic Luxury
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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
92
Excellent

Brilliantly green coastline reveals tree-house villas perched on a jungled hillside. Lounge by your plunge pool, then stroll to...

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Classic Luxury
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Grace Marrakech

Grace Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

Grace Marrakech is a haven of exquisite taste with a unique aura. This luxury boutique hotel in Marrakech, due to open in late...

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Classic Luxury
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Sarova Mara Game Camp

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Sarova Mara Game Camp is an ideal choice for those seeking a richer experience of the Maasai Mara that goes much beyond just game...

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Boutique/Design
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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa
85
Very Good

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa

Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

Fulfill your escapist dreams on the private island of Bazaruto, in a jewel-like archipelago off the coast of Mozambique. With...

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Boutique/Design
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Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
 
Not Rated
 

Set high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the Serengeti, this lodge is the ultimate fusion...

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Boutique/Design
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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Western Cape, South Africa

At the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains only 270km from Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is...

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Boutique/Design
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Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance receive complimentary private dining in the reserve, a welcome drink upon arrival, a departure gift, 10% off spa treatments, and subject to availability at the time of check-in, a room upgrade.

Selman Marrakech
94
Excellent

Selman Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

At the foot of the Atlas Mountains, what seemed like only a mirage has become a reality: Selman Marrakech, a palace of distinct,...

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Boutique/Design
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African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel and Spa
90
Excellent

Welcome to the latest enhancement to the Cape skyline - the magnificent African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa, where innovative,...

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Classic Luxury
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Belmond Safaris

Belmond Safaris

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Belmond offers the best luxury safaris in Botswana. Stay in authentic African surroundings, as local experts lead you to wildlife...

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Boutique/Design
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Essque Zalu Zanzibar
89
Excellent

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Essque Zalu Zanzibar is an intimate boutique destination nestled in a natural cove on the island's north-eastern coast overlooking...

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Boutique/Design
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Singita Sasakwa Lodge
 
Not Rated
 

Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Singita Sasakwa Lodge is one of three Singita lodges in this enormous private concession (350 000 acres), which means that you’ll...

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Boutique/Design
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One&Only Le Saint Geran
88
Excellent

One&Only Le Saint Geran

Mauritius, Mauritius

At One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritian influences reign supreme. The resort's relaxed and discreet luxury is complemented by service...

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Classic Luxury
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The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
80
Very Good

The Fairmont Nile City, Cairo is located on a prime site overlooking the Nile and just 30 minutes from the Sphinx and great Pyramids...

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Classic Luxury
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Singita Boulders Lodge
 
Not Rated
 

Singita Boulders Lodge

Mpumalanga, South Africa

Singita Boulders Lodge is set along the banks of the Sand River in Singita’s privately owned reserve within the Sabi Sand Reserve....

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Boutique/Design
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The Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort and Spa

The Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort and Spa

Soma Bay, Red Sea, Egypt

Located within the year-round resort destination of Soma Bay on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, The Westin Soma Bay Golf Resorts and...

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Classic Luxury
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Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca
90
Excellent

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca

Casablanca, Morocco

Cool and avant-garde on the beachfront of Morocco’s largest city, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca enjoys a prestigious resort-style...

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Classic Luxury
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Palmeraie Golf Palace and Resort

This unique palace, built in a traditional Marrakchi style, opens a window into Moroccan culture and architecture. Overlooking...

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Classic Luxury
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The Oyster Box Hotel
94
Excellent

The Oyster Box Hotel

Durban, South Africa

From the moment the Oyster Box opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa's best loved and most distinguished...

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Classic Luxury
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