Hotels in Observatory, South Africa

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Observatory overview

You can take in the local culture of Observatory at South African Astronomical Observatory and Cape Town Science Centre. Don't miss your chance to see sights like Magnet Theatre and Heart of Cape Town Museum. Observatory is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Observatory

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Observatory has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Observatory with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Observatory hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Observatory hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Observatory

Fly in to Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from downtown Observatory. Observatory Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Observatory

Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Magnet Theatre
  • • South African Astronomical Observatory
  • • Cape Town Science Centre
  • • Heart of Cape Town Museum

When to visit Observatory

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 80°F day, 56°F night
  • • April-June: 75°F day, 46°F night
  • • July-September: 68°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 78°F day, 50°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.12 inches
  • • April-June: 0.24 inches
  • • July-September: 0.31 inches
  • • October-December: 0.12 inches