Claremont Accommodation at Southey Cottage Self Catering in Southern Suburbs
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  • 1,700
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests8
  • Rooms/Units4

Southey Cottage is a highly recommended B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in Claremont for tourists visiting the Southern Suburbs region.

About Southey Cottage

Southey Cottage is located near the slopes of Table Mountain in the beautiful leafy suburb of Upper Claremont. It has a lovely sheltered and private garden - with salt water pool , superb mountain views, and secure off street parking. The pretty garden is an absolute haven of peace and quiet.

Southey Cottage is very centrally situated. We have easy access to the City, UCT, the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Cableway, Cavendish Square Shopping Centre, as well as many fine restaurants and pubs. The Constantia Wine Route and Estates, Hout Bay, Cape Town Airport as well as many beaches are all within a 15 minute drive from Southey Cottage.

If you feel like a leg stretch, Kirstenbosch Gardens nearby are perfect for a 20 min stroll, as also for sports fans, Newlands Ruby and Cricket Stadiums.


Southey Cottage offers four very comfortable double en-suite bedrooms which are tastefully furnished - each with its own private entrance. Three suites have their own mini kitchenette with fridge, micro-wave, tea and coffee making utensils and facilities that can be used for warming up convenience meals. The fourth room has a fridge, kettle, tea, coffee etc

All the normal little comforts of heated towel rails, hairdryer, shaving plugs, heaters, fans, wireless ADSL for business purposes and shared DSTV etc are available. Smoking is only allowed on your balcony, patio or outside please.

Services & Facilities

On your arrival, your hosts will invite you to the lovely quiet private garden - for a cup of tea or coffee under the old Yellowwood tree with its lovely view of Devil’s Peak while you sip!

Soon you will relax and feel very much at home. We have a very informal and relaxed atmosphere and obviously respect your need for privacy and quiet.

We can arrange airport transfers, as well as any other local travel needs you may have. Hire cars, tour guides and taxis - or any out of town trips or visits that you may wish to do can be organised.

Southey Cottage has been caring for guests for over 16 years. We thoroughly enjoy having all back to stay at Southey Cottage.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (dial up)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (pre-paid)
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Rooms & Rates

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

Double Rooms

Double Rooms

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

3 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

What a beautiful place and what a warm welcome,thank you. A wonderful introduction to Africa- most enjoyable. Yvette and David

March 2008

Yvette and David Smith (London)

Verified reviewexcellent

Thanks so much for all your help with the wedding,Rose. We had a great stay in excellent accommodation. We will recommend your establishment to our friends in Mauritius. It felf like home. Brian and Bernie Davidson, Mauritius

January 2008

Brian and Bernie Davidson (Mauritius)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren 10 years and older are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 30km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since November 2007

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