Cape Town Accommodation at Reading House Guest House in Newlands
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units5

Reading House is a 4 star graded guest house offering Newlands accommodation in 5 guest rooms.

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.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • 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

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

King Bedded Room with Bath/Shower

Spacious, comfortable room. Lots of cupboards and bathroom open plan en-suite. Wonderful views of the Helderberg Mountains. Situated on the First Floor. Bathroom has bath and shower; King size extra length bed, couch by the window.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

King Bedded Room with Shower

Spacious room. Wonderful views of the Helderberg Mountains, over looking a Victorian Style Garden. Situated on the 1st Floor. The Open Plan En-Suite Bathroom has shower,toilet & basin.The toilet is behind a Victorian screen. King size extra length bed.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Queen Bedded Room

Comfortable room with King size extra length Bed; adjoining Bathroom with shower in bath. Views towards Table Mountain. Second Bedroom that can take two adults to share bathroom

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Poolside Double Room with Shower

Suite is just outside the main house views to the pool and garden. Twin beds converted to a King bed. Open plan en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Had an amazing stay. Thank you

December 2017

Jonathan (Capetown)

Need to Know

Response timeReading House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren over the age of 8 are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 17.2km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2018

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