Cape Town

21 Nettleton


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21 Nettleton is a stylish boutique hotel on the slopes of the iconic Lion Head's mountain with simply epic views out across Clifton’s beach to the ocean.

The house itself, once a grand private residence, has just six stylishly and uniquely appointed suites that. Decor reflects the owner's eclectic taste and the atmosphere feels like a well-staffed private home in which you are a welcome guest.

Outside, expansive gardens and swimming pool drink in the views seaward and to the mountains behind. Enjoy a lazy lunch, intimate dinner or private barbeque out here in one of the many romantic settings.


At a glance

  • Six rooms

  • Swimming pool

  • Restaurant

  • Direct access to hiking trails

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In partnership between WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa), 21 Nettleton was awarded the prestigious Green Key award, a well-established global tourism industry ecolabel which recognises excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operations.

Green initiatives in place at 21 Nettleton include solar energy generations, 100% water recycling, composting and the use of 100% bio-degradable cleaning products They are also partnered with IMAD - an NGO that provides music teachings to underprivileged children in the townships.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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