Frontier Bar Cartel Club

Beautiful Bustle

In the remains of the earliest recorded commercial foundry (1876)—where sparks flew and metal bent as engineers and iron founders plied their trade—rises Ideas Cartel’s flagship location.

The Old Foundry Hotel is a true experience of old-world sophistication and contemporary elegance. Choose from 24 rooms, work out at the in-house gym, grab a coffee at the café, visit the Frontier members’ lounge and feel the hustle in the air around the Inner City workspaces. Beyond these facilities, Cape Town central waits at your doorstep.

Who says booking a room means sleeping all night?

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Frontier Bar Cartel Club

As a Cartel Hotel guest, you get more than just a room.

You’ll have access to Cartel Club members’ lounges and bars, Inner City coworking spaces across all three locations, as well as the 113 Rooftop & Pool.

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Where to Find Us

Old Foundry Hotel
Ideas Cartel
The Old Foundry, 1 Sand Hill Road
Cape Town, 8001

1.0 k

V&A Waterfront

7.7 km

Table Mountain

21.2 km

Cape Town International Airport

1.1 km

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

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What our
guests say

“Hotel rooms are fitted out in custom made bespoke furniture with interiors of old world sophistication and contemporary design with incredible city views including table mountain and signal hill. The hotel offers exceptional level of service creating guest experiences through attention to detail.”



Flights between Cape Town and Windhoek, Upington, George, Kimberly, Skukuza, Nelspruit, Pretoria, Maun, St Helena.