The Blue Train
Southern Africa has always attracted adventurous and romantic souls - discerning travelers who crossed the land in as much comfort as possible.

But it was not until 1928, when the first luxury train was introduced between Johannesburg and Cape Town that truly luxurious train travel became a reality.

With interiors created by a leading interior architectural design company, the Blue Train rival many a five-star hotel in terms of grace, comfort and style.

The compartments have been superbly designed to offer discerning guests the best that modern technology and superior craftsmanship can provide.

By day, your private suite is an elegant and relaxing haven. Generous lounge chairs and a writing desk at the window afford unparalleled views of Africa's panoramic and enigmatic sights.
From:
R12280.00 pps

  • The Blue Train
  • The Blue Train
  • The Blue Train

Facilities & Services:

  • Other
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Communal Television
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Other


Rooms:

Each Blue Train compartment has a fully appointed bathroom en-suite, featuring either a bath or shower; a telephone, television and individually controlled air-conditioning.

A video channel allows guests to access short documentaries about the area through which the train is traveling, while a large screen in the Club Car provides a driver's-eye view of the track ahead, courtesy of a camera mounted onto the front of the locomotive.

Other innovations include CD players and video machines in the luxury compartments.

Take a bath, or a shower, in your en suite bathroom, with floors resplendent in gold. Italian marble.

Plush white towels, cotton kimonos and an array of luxury oils and soaps, make bathing an indulgent pleasure.

As night falls, your suite is magically transformed into a romantic boudoir of soft, glowing light and fine cotton linen. Single or double beds, folded down and draped in soft eiderdown duvets, ensure that you will fall asleep in complete comfort - to the gentle motion of the world's most luxurious train slipping through the darkness.

Rates apply to both directions.

The Blue Train Map:

Other Accommodation near The Blue Train:

Accommodation options within 8km from The Blue Train include:


De Waterkant Village

De Waterkant Village

  • Grading: 

Cradled between the city and the Waterfront, De Waterkant Village is avant-garde, a cultural urban refuge highlighted by the abundance of restaurants, art galleries, gay clubs, salsa clubs, tapas bars and Parisian inspired caf├ęs.



Parliament Hotel

Parliament Hotel

  • Grading: 

The Parliament Hotel is exclusively located on Barack Street. The central location adjacent to The Company Gardens and the Slave Museum make this city hotel the ideal starting point for business trips or holidays in Cape Town.



The Grand Daddy

The Grand Daddy

  • Grading: 

The rooms are subtle, stylish and silvery. Air-conditioned, en-suite and entertaining. Luxe out in your en-suite marble bathroom as you daydream about adventures, seeping in the ebb and flow of memories that you want to hold onto forever.



Tafelberg Inn

Tafelberg Inn

Situated high on the slopes of Table Mountain with stunning views over the City / Table Bay while bordering Table Mountain National Park. Lounge and dining room open up to a beautiful garden and solar heated swimming pool with the mountain as background.



Mandela Rhodes Place

Mandela Rhodes Place

This modern hotel offers the definitive city lifestyle with a choice of luxurious apartments, various leisure options and a wealth of retail facilities in the heart of Cape Town.


From: R1380.00
per person sharing