Accommodation near South African Jewish Museum

The South African Jewish Museum is located in Cape Town, South Africa on Hatfield Street in Gardens. This Museum focuses on the history of the South African Jewish people, the Jewish religion and culture as well as the role of the Jewish community in the struggle for freedom against the Apartheid government.

The museum has an entrance through the Company Gardens that is framed beautifully by an arch way created by the branches of the surrounding trees.

The museum is a stop on the City Sightseeing red bus route, which takes tourists to various pertinent sights around the Cape Peninsula. City Sightseeing patrons are granted free entrance to the museum upon displaying their bus passes at the reception. The museum is open from Sunday to Thursday from 10am- 5pm and on Fridays from 10am-2pm and closed on Saturdays as Friday and Saturday are the Jewish Sabbath.

The Nelson Mandela Auditorium within the museum seats 100 people and is equipped with the latest technology. It is used for small conferences, movie screenings, lectures and workshops.

On offer at the museum is a fully comprehensive audio tour that leads the museum patron through 21 significant parts of the museum. These audio tours include annotations on the history of South Africa and the different pertinent personalities, so that patrons might have a full understanding of the exhibits.

One of the main attractions in the museum is the Hidden Treasures of Japanese Art: The Isaac Kaplan Collection. This collection consists of miniature works of Japanese art and is offered with an audio guide that elaborates on the different works on display, the lives of the various artists and the materials they worked with.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
iKhaya Lodge
0.1 km

From R780* unit

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iKhaya meaning `the home' in Xhosa, has caused ripples in international circles with it's stunning design and friendly service. With dramatic views of Table Mountain, iKhaya is located on Dunkley squa... More Info

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Nine Flowers Guest House
0.2 km

From R384 pps


Centrally situated in the heart of historic Cape Town, our gracious and lovingly restored Victorian homestead and National Monument is close to everything - just across the road from the tranquil Comp... More Info

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Cape Town Hollow
0.3 km

From R920 pps


This hotel is set right in the heart of Cape Town's historical city centre, nestling in the shadow of Table Mountain. It is the ideal base from which to explore the city and its surroundings. Enjoy st... More Info

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Dunkley House
0.3 km

From R435 pps


Sundowners by the pool Relax around the pool by night with a drink as the sun goes down, and by day with a good book. A cosy den for modern lovers! This room has soft lighting, extravagant ba... More Info

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St. Martini Gardens
0.3 km

From R550* unit


Fully furnished and newly renovated studio apartment in a security block of flats. Sleeps 2 adults (double bed and a double sleeper couch) Open plan modern kitchen with oven & hob Pool & garden in th... More Info

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437 St Martini Gardens
0.3 km

From R850* unit


437 St Martini Gardens is a contemporary apartment which is sunny north-facing located on the fourth floor overlooking private treed gardens in a tranquil setting with a large public swimming pool. T... More Info

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6 on Scott
0.3 km

From R435 pps


Charming Victorian guesthouse - centrally located: This beautiful, heritage listed Victorian guesthouse with lots of character and style is situated just a few steps away from the popular Company´s... More Info

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Casa Pesto
0.4 km

From R2990* unit


This charming and stylish home is gently tucked away in a quite pocket which is centrally located amidst the bustling Mother city. The charm of this particular Cape Town accommodation is the unexpecte... More Info

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402 The Square
0.4 km

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A modern studio self-catering Cape Town apartment on Old Town Square with a pool and gym. Situated in the CBD and within walking distance of the Castle of Good Hope, Parliament and Company Gardens. Pl... More Info

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Kimberley Backpackers Hotel
0.4 km

From R80 pps


The Kimberley backpackers hotel, is on the corner of Roeland and Buitenkant Streets. This Cape Town landmark was built in 1895, and was the starting point for horse-drawn carriages leaving Cape Town f... More Info

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Gardens Reviews

Gardens
Best area in Cape Town in terms of convenience.
- David Lynn

Gardens
Gardens is an awesome area with so much life and interesting things to do and see. However, traffic can be a nightmare with the narrow roads and erratic drivers.
- Alice Kwan

Gardens
For a pleasant, comfortable and convenient stay in Cape Town you could not do better. We stepped out the door and across the street to the cool, quiet gardens which we could walk through to most of the central attractions in 10 or 15 minutes.
- Janet Leeming

Gardens
One of the best areas in the Central CBD with a number of great, cozy restaurants, coffee shops and the like. Great to explore on foot, lazing in the Company Gardens, going for high tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel, the options are endless and best of all, it's central to almost everything.

Definitely a "must explore" when in Cape Town.

- Mark Schonrock