Central Hotel Building

Simon's Town Historical Society

Central Hotel Building

Cape Town, Simon's Town, Western Cape 7995, South Africa

Created By: Simon's Town Historical Society


1798 Deed to Gideon Rossouw. In 1829 sold to William Cooper and in 1842 to George Huskisson "with house and premises" In 1860 the Central Hotel was built. Sold to Ohlssons Cape Breweries in 1894 additions, alterations with 10 bedrooms, dining room and billiard room were made Sold in 1957 when the face brick frontage was added. Severe damage was caused by landslides in 1905, 1954 and 1955 with a temporary closure of hotel. In 1997 the upper storey was reopened as an upmarket B/B but there are still today concerns regarding the stability of the embankment. The Royal Mail left from Central Hotel from 1865.


This point of interest is part of the tour: Simon's Town Historical Society


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