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Victorianized in 1912, this two-level Georgian beauty was one of the first farmhouses on the slopes of Table Mountain. Now it's just off vivacious Kloof Street, an enviable location for anyone who wants direct access to the city's main drag. A dynamic lineup of Cape Town restaurants and stand-alone stores are within easy stumbling distance. Behind Cadogan's gracious, creamy façade are 12 individually decorated bedrooms, done up in a mix of old and new, with a relaxing pale-hued minimalism offset by occasional antiques and a splash of gold or gilt. Neither too feminine nor overly masculine, the look strikes just the right chord. A measure of low-key opulence comes with the especially plush, enormous bathrooms.