Urban Elephant 16 on Bree

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Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, sun loungers

Overview of Urban Elephant 16 on Bree

Urban Elephant 16 on Bree

4.0 star property
4-star aparthotel with outdoor pool, near V&A Waterfront

10.0/10 Exceptional

3 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
16 Bree St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000
Main amenities
  • 4 smoke-free apartments
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Private pool
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Cape Town City Centre
  • V&A Waterfront - 26 min walk
  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal - 9 min drive
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 6 min drive
  • Cape Town Stadium - 6 min drive
  • Table Mountain - 16 min drive
  • Camps Bay Beach - 15 min drive
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens - 17 min drive
  • Robben Island - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 20 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Urban Elephant 16 on Bree

Placing you 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from V&A Waterfront and 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from Table Mountain, Urban Elephant 16 on Bree offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 350 per room. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the pool bar. Apartments offer up nice touches like private pools, rainfall showerheads, and comfy beds with Egyptian cotton sheets.


Afrikaans, English, Xhosa

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities


  • Beach towels


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun loungers


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured, covered self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Family friendly

  • Highchair
  • Travel crib
  • Pool gate


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Paper towels
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 poolside bar


  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Egyptian cotton sheets


  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap
  • Slippers
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Bathrobes

Living spaces

  • Sitting area


  • 60-inch TV with digital service
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Outdoor areas

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor entertainment area


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Coworking space


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Safe
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant dining guide

Location highlights

  • In the business district
  • In the city center

Things to do

  • Public winery tours
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Surf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system
  • Smoke detector


  • 4 rooms
  • Romance packages available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 350 per room (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for ZAR 350.0 per stay

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Also known as

Urban Elephant 16 on Bree Cape Town
Urban Elephant 16 on Bree Aparthotel
Urban Elephant 16 on Bree Aparthotel Cape Town

Frequently asked questions

Does Urban Elephant 16 on Bree offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Urban Elephant 16 on Bree does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 350 per room one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge of ZAR 150 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Urban Elephant 16 on Bree and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the aparthotel's other amenities, which include private pools.
Are there restaurants at or near Urban Elephant 16 on Bree?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Hemelhuijs (3-min walk), The Village Idiot (3-min walk), and Obi Restaurant (4-min walk).
Does Urban Elephant 16 on Bree have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen which also includes an espresso maker, a coffee maker, and a toaster.
Does Urban Elephant 16 on Bree have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a private pool.
What's the area around Urban Elephant 16 on Bree like?
Urban Elephant 16 on Bree is in Cape Town City Centre, a short 9-minute walk from Cape Town Station and 3 minutes' walk from Long Street.

Overall score and ratings








Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff, great views in all directions, close to all City Bowl and Waterfront activities.
David A, 4-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous apartment, very well equipped with lovely decor. You have to check in before you can use the car park, so easier with 2 people
katharine, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Logan, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review