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Although not as exclusive or intimate as Dock House, nor as brash and modern as the One&Only, this remains the most revered of the Waterfront hotels. It looks just a bit like an oversized pink wedding cake on the edge of the docks, nestled between the workaday ships and the super-luxury yachts. Apart from the convenient location and welcoming atmosphere, the Grace is packed full of art and artifacts. The interior design features unusual displays and experimental chandeliers. Bedrooms, on the other hand, are classically elegant, with wholesome, locally crafted textiles and lots of luxurious touches. French doors open to views of either Table Mountain or the surrounding harbor. The staff understands that children need to be pampered, too, so kids receive a special welcome and nannies are schooled in giving added attention—there's even story hour and a glass of milk before bedtime. The elegant in-house restaurant serves some unusual dishes inspired by Cape Malay cooking, but guests also have all the Waterfront's cafés and restaurants at their fingertips. The city and beaches are never far away, either—although free rides are available, everything's easily accessible by bus, too.