Cape Town Accommodation at Reading House Guest House in Newlands

Reading House

Guest House at 5 Hellenburgh Way, Claremont, 7708, Southern Suburbs, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests14
  • Units/Rooms5

About Reading House

Situated in beautiful Newlands, Cape Town, Reading House was built in 1896 by Sir Herbert Baker. The establishment boasts wonderful views of Table Mountain and is just a five minute walk from Newlands Cricket and Rugby Stadiums.


King Bedded Room with Bath / Shower x1:
A spacious, comfortable room with ample storage space. Furnished with a King-size bed there is an open plan, full en-suite bathroom and wonderful views of the Helderberg Mountains.

King Bedded Room with Shower x2:
Situated on the first floor, the spacious room is furnished with a King-size bed. The room overlooks the gardens and has views of the mountains. There is an open plan en-suite bathroom with a shower.

Queen Bedded Room x1:
The comfortable room has a King-size bed and an adjoining bathroom with a shower. There are views of Table Mountain. There is a second bedroom that can accommodate two adults.

Poolside Double Room with Shower x1:
Situated just outside the main house this suite has views of the garden and pool. Furnished with twin beds (can be converted to a King-size bed) the suite also has an open plan en-suite bathroom with a shower.

Additional Facilities

The guest house has a reading room and lounge as well as a quiet garden, pool and tea station. Parking is provided for our guests.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1000
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.974863
Longitude: 18.472300

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 17.2km

Children policy
Children over the age of 8 are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
January 2018 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

Had an amazing stay. Thank...

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