The Drey Lodge Self Catering Accommodation in Newlands

The Drey Lodge

Self Catering at No 4 Squirrels Way, Newlands, 7700, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Drey Lodge

The Drey Lodge is wonderfully located in the tranquil, leafy suburb of Newlands, bordering on Rondebosch, and offers four suites each with their own private entrance and secure on-site parking behind remote controlled gates.

The Drey (which means a 'squirrel’s nest') is warm, friendly, informal and is in close proximity or has easy access to, most of the attractions (and CBD’s) that make Cape Town one of the most sought after holiday destinations worldwide. The Drey caters for holiday, business and / or relocation visits. Longer stay discounts are negotiable.


All four units are suitably equipped for self-catering and have their own private entrance and secure parking on the premises behind remote control gates. The units can be reconfigured to accommodate larger groups. They have TV with select DStv channels, free Wi-Fi and are serviced twice a week on working weekdays. There is a lawned garden alongside a communal salt-water swimming pool and braai / barbeque facilities.

Superior Suite with private entrance, garage parking, two x double / twin bedrooms, two x bathrooms (one of which is an en-suite full bathroom), full kitchen, spacious lounge / dining area with double sleeper couch, 42” LCD TV and 6-seater dining room area.

THE OAK SUITE (Sleeps 2-4):
Superior Suite with private entrance, parking under a carport right next to the suite, double bedroom (queen-size bed) with en-suite shower / loo, spacious open plan lounge / dining / kitchen area with a working fireplace, TV and double sleeper couch.

Standard studio room with private entrance, onsite parking alongside, double / twin bedroom with TV and small dining area, separate bathroom with shower / loo, separate kitchenette.

THE EXECUTIVE SUITE (Sleeps 2-4; only for bookings of 10 nights or longer):
Superior, upmarket suite with garage parking, double / twin bedroom (with mounted TV), full bathroom and study downstairs, spacious entertainment area upstairs with open plan lounge, dining and full kitchen area opening onto a large wooden deck with 8-seater table and gas braai (barbeque). The upstairs section is nicely fitted with granite counters, 42” Plasma TV and two x double sleeper couches.


• Units are serviced twice a week on working weekdays
• Garden with lawn
• Swimming Pool
• Parking onsite behind remote controlled gates
• TV (with Mnet, DSTV and SATV channels)
• Braai / Barbeque facilities
• Equipped for self-catering purposes:
• Bedding, bath towels etc
• Cutlery, crockery, pots, pans etc
• Fridge
• Microwave
• Cooking equipment:
• Mini oven / hotplates (The South Easter)
• Stove (Oak Suite)
• Oven and Hob (Peninsula and Executive Suites)
• Washing machine (Peninsula & Executive)
• Tumble dryer (Executive Suite)
• Use of washing and drying facilities on request (Oak & South Easter units)
• Dishwasher (Executive Suite)
• Baby travelling cot (on request)


Within a radius of a couple of kilometres:
• Keurboom Park, with its children playgrounds and pleasant walks
• Cavendish Square Shopping Centre
• Claremont, Newlands CBDs
• Restaurants
• Shops
• Nightlife
• Sports clubs (WPCC, a few hundred meters away)
• Newlands Sports Stadiums
• Sports Science Institute
• Newlands Railway Station

Within approximately a 5km radius:
• Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
• Southern Suburbs Schools
• World class medical facilities, establishments
• Rondebosch CBD

Within approximately a 15km radius:
• Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (approx 10-15 min)
• Table Mountain Cable Car (approx 15 min)
• Beaches: west to Atlantic Seaboard beaches and east to the warmer False Bay beaches (around 20 min)
• Century City (Ratanga Junction Amusement/Theme Park (approx 15 min)
• Hout Bay (approx 20 min)
• Cape Town city centre (CBD) (approx 10 – 15 min)
• Cape Town International Airport (approx 10-15 min)

Easy access to the nearby Motorways M3, M5, N2 (all about 5 minutes) and N1 (about 10 minutes away) motorways taking you a little further (around 45 minutes) to:
• Simons Town
• Cape Point
• Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franchoek (incl the well known wine routes)
• Gordons Bay and Somerstet West

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

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per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.973922832666666
Longitude: 18.477672832666666

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 15km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
September 2013 - No guest reviews.

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

Credit cards are not accepted at the establishment. EFT payments only, at this time.

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