The Pincushion Newlands Self Catering or Bed & Breakfast, Cape Town

The Pincushion

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 2 Avenue Grande, Newlands, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

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  • Guests2
  • Bedrooms1
  • Bathrooms1

About The Pincushion

Whether you are on vacation or on business, The Pincushion is a welcoming home-from-home establishment, ideal for two people, situated in a quiet secluded garden in the leafy suburb of Newlands, within easy reach of academic institutions, conferencing venues, tourist attractions and sporting amenities.


The Pincushion offers fully equipped self-catering accommodation, ideal for two people sharing. The kitchen consists of a counter top oven which has two plates, a microwave oven and a bar fridge. The non smoking accommodation consists of an extra length double bed, with an en-suite bathroom with shower and is also equipped with DStv, built in safe for small valuables and is serviced on a regular basis. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits are provided in the room to welcome guests.

A separate entrance leads guests to their accommodation, which is set in a private garden, with swimming pool, and has a magnificent view of Table Mountain as a backdrop. Here our guests can relax, swim or barbeque. Off street parking is available.


If guests prefer, a Continental breakfast is available on request, for which there is an additional cost.

Attractions and Activities

The Pincushion is not only on the doorstep of both international Rugby and Cricket sports stadiums, but also the University of Cape Town, the Sports Science Institute and the Kingsbury Hospital. It is also close to various leading high schools such as SACS and Westerford. The world renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are a short distance away, while Cavendish Square Shopping Mall, the Vineyard Hotel, the Montebello Craft Centre and many fine eateries, are in close proximity.

In addition, because of its central location, Cape Town's attractions such as the V&A Waterfront and Robben Island, Cape Point and the penguins at the Boulders, Table Mountain, numerous beaches both on the Atlantic and False Bay seaboards, the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town International Airport as well as the Winelands, are easily accessible from Newlands.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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

Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.976140
Longitude: 18.453715

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 20km

Children policy
Regret, children are not accommodated.

Listed on
June 2012 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

Excellent serene environment with wonderful...

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

Credit cards are not accepted at the establishment. Enquire for other payment options.

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