Hotel of the week
Cape Town, South Africa A new boutique hotel is opening in South Africa’s great port city, and “it’s set to be a stunner,” said The Sunday Times (U.K.). A 1920s grain tower that was long the country’s tallest building has been converted by British architect Thomas Heatherwick into a 28-room boutique property perched above a major new contemporary art museum on the Victoria and Albert Waterfront. Rooms inside the 187-foot tower have 18-foothigh windows. If you can’t afford a stay, just stop by the rooftop champagne bar, with its glass swimming pool and spectacular views. theroyalportfolio.com; rooms from $872.