As more Capetonians follow the trend towards remote work and entrepreneurial ventures, the demand for co-working spaces continues to increase. Whether you are looking for networking opportunities, administrative ease or a space conducive to greater productivity, we believe that there is one, if not many co-working spaces on our list, which will meet your needs.
The Octopi & I is a young, boutique co-working studio & event space catering for creatives, freelancers & start-up entrepreneurs in the Woodstock surrounds.
Founded in 2019 by friend and brother & sister trio, The Octopi & I aims to foster collaborative ecosystems by providing flexible workspaces & hosting regular art-driven cultural events. It’s a casual & supportive environment centred around productivity and creative stimulation – a rare find amongst the city hustle.
Their open-plan studio offers hot desking, dedicated workspaces & a small workshop, allowing you to explore your creative endeavours without being constrained by a traditional work environment. While the space is geared for creative experimentation, it’s also ideal for quiet & productive work sessions.
Current full-time co-workers include filmmakers, post-graduates, brand strategists, start-up entrepreneurs & multimedia designers. You might also catch occasional yoga classes led by their in-house teachers.
Situated just beyond the Salt Circle at the new Spice Yard entrepreneurial hub, the studio is uniquely positioned to interface with neighbouring businesses & their networks. The MyCity bus stop & train station is a minute away by foot.
Where: 100 Voortrekker Rd, Salt River
In a nutshell, Miteri Co-working is all about creativity, cross-pollination and collaboration. This cool kid on Cape Town’s co-working block proudly refers to themselves as ‘a tribe of misfits, innovators and creatives.’ The secure Salt River space is renovated into a light and contemporary open-plan office with speedy WiFi, bean bags, writable walls and table tennis for casual appeal.
Miteri Co-working thrives on a mission to expand the success of South Africa’s startups. By pairing teams and networks together, the group underscores the art of collaborating for personal and collective goals.
To further that ethos, Miteri Co-working ups their game with unique, yet forward-thinking events. Past events include WimbleGin, a laid-back bonding session, spotlighting local gin distilleries as well as Miteri’s partnering with WordPress to bring their members up to speed with the latest tech developments.
All plans come complete with fast WiFi, access to the meeting rooms and free coffee. There are affordable and wholesome member lunches available, as well as various internal clubs, including 5-a-side football, volleyball and creative writing.
For more information regarding their hot desks, dedicated desks and private offices, visit their website.
Where: 17 Shelley Rd, Salt River, Cape Town
№80 Hout Street is an independent, sustainable co-working space with a singular objective: Let’s get to work. It is situated in a beautiful space in Cape Town central.
Their 276m² open-plan loft studio is filled with natural light, and is just a short walk from trendy Bree and Loop Streets. Their community consists of an assorted crew of designers, coders, architects, writers, photographers, videographers, startups, internet and various arty types.
They offer affordable ‘plug and play’ hot desks and dedicated desks with ample space to unpack and settle in. Many of their plans come with the option of either an aisle or window seat as well as the option of ‘no frills,’ ‘some frills’ or ‘all the frills’.
The space includes uncapped 400Mbps fibre internet, daily cleaning and servicing, a shared kitchen, lockers and outside meeting tables. №80 Hout Street also offers bike, skateboard and scooter storage.
To find out more about how you can avoid loadshedding interruptions, visit №80 Hout Street’s website.
Where: 80 Hout St, Cape Town
Cape Town Office opened their doors to digital nomads, freelancers, remote workers and entrepreneurs in March, 2011. Their aim was to create a welcoming and comfortable space, which not only encourages networking, but sparks collaborations and friendships.
They have since made this into a reality through various ad-hoc and spontaneous social events, their Jobs Board on Slack as well as Masterclasses, where members of the space can share growth hacks with the community. If you’re looking for a tranquil space to take a breath or strike up conversation over coffee, Cape Town Office has lots of breakaway spaces with views of Table Mountain.
Recognised by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Co-working spaces on Earth, Cape Town Office offers all you’ll need to have a productive and fun day at the office. Members have 24-hour access to the space, which includes 160 desks, phone booths, inclusive meeting rooms and A4 and A3 printing facilities.
You no longer have to work alone, from home or roam coffee shops and hotel lobbies. For more information about Cape Town Office, visit their website.
Where: 2nd/3rd floor, 62 Roeland St, Gardens
Mix business, pleasure and leisure at Ideas Cartel. They offer curated premium workspaces, exclusive events, a private members’ club, boutique hotel rooms and lounges – all across three locations in the heart of Cape Town.
Inner City by Ideas Cartel offers scalable workspaces for individuals and businesses that need space conducive to productivity, creativity and opportunity. With their daily, weekly and monthly co-working passes, you have access to their business areas, communal lounges, in-house Cartel Café as well as boardroom facilities at members rates. Inner City also offers various monthly office and meeting room plans.
Cartel Club, for founders, funders and freethinkers, provides beautiful spaces and top-class facilities, including gyms, lounges, restaurants and rooftop bars. Member benefits include 50% off boardrooms and meeting rooms within Inner City as well as invitations to Cartel Connect events, and free venue hire for members to host their own events within their properties.
Their upcoming events at The Old Foundry include:
– Weekly Poker nights on Wednesdays at Frontier lounge
– Cartel Fit Workout every Friday at Cartel Gym
– Sundowners with live music every Friday at Frontier lounge
– Bottomless Brunch every Saturday and Sunday at Cartel Café
When staying at an Ideas Cartel hotel – 71 Waterkant Hotel, Cartel House Hotel or The Old Foundry Hotel, guests will receive complimentary access to all the amenities of the members’ club and co-working areas across all 3 locations for the duration of their stay.
Where: 113 Loop St, Cape Town | 71 Waterkant St, Cape Town | 1 Sand Hill Rd, Cape Town
The Workshop17 team loves what they do, since they don’t just create co-working spaces, they connect people and businesses. Their offering is one of growth for entrepreneurs and professionals, through collaboration, serendipity and more than a little magic.
When you join Workshop17, you are not just booking work space, you are joining a thriving hive of insights, a network of opportunties, and a melting pot of expert skill-sharing. Workshop17 is a collective.
Nationally, Workshop17 hosts over 1500+ members and more than 450 organisations. Their three Cape Town locations include the Watershed at V&A Waterfront, The Harrington in Zonnebloem and Kloof Street in Gardens.
Whilst each location offers a specific atmosphere, all Workshop17 spaces include meeting rooms, board rooms, private offices, hot desks and a cafe. At the Watershed and Kloof Street locations, the Workshop17 spaces include seminar rooms and event space.
For more information regarding Workshop17 events and membership plans, visit their website.
Where: Watershed, V&A Waterfront | The Harrington, Zonnebloem | Kloof Street, Gardens | Tabakhuis, Paarl
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 021 205 9000 | email@example.com | 087 352 6969 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 021 300 5884 | email@example.com | 021 205 9006
Cube Workspace offers a productive secure co-working environment in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Launched in 2013, this premium serviced office space provider offers corporate workspaces at the V&A Waterfront, Rondebosch and in the CBD. Packages range from virtual offices, co-space and private offices to boardroom and auditorium facilities.
They are passionate about serviced office space and ensuring the success of their client’s businesses first and foremost. They focus on your work environment so you can focus on your business.
One of the many great benefits of being a CubeWS client is being part of CubeCircle. Clients have access to discounts through their benefits partners, as well as socials and networking events.
General services include printing, cleaning, on-site IT support, 24-hour security, biometric access and parking facilities. Each workspace has its own in-house café with a variety of beverages and healthy lunch options. The workspaces are all conveniently located close to accessible highways, malls, hotels and entertainment facilities.
Virtual office R625 p/m | Co-space R2100 p/m | Dedicated desk R2500 p/m | Tailored office solutions | Boardroom hire from R425 p/h
Where: V&A Waterfront | Rondebosch | Long Street
Venture Workspace offers two self-titled fully serviced office rental and co-working spaces located in the heart of the Southern Suburbs. Based in Claremont and Constantia, their spaces offers convenient access to the M3 and M5 as well as public transport routes.
Venture Workspace a proudly “productivity first” space as shown by their many informative blog posts on productivity, co-working and business, making their model accessible to both startups, freelancers and operating small businesses.
Venture Workspace’s virtual office packages grant members a solid operating infrastructure with a formal business address, which allows post and mail to be delivered and kept for collection.
Membership options run on an hourly, daily or dedicated basis, with customisable packages to suit individual needs. All options include capped data, mail and reception, support staff, an equipped communal kitchen and access to copiers, printers, fax machines and scanners.
Venture Workspace recently opened their second location at the brand new Constantia Emporium
Where: 11 Imam Haron Rd, Claremont | Constantia Emporium, c/o Ladies Mile & Spaanschemat River Rd, Constantia