Southey Cottage, Claremont, Cape Town
For a truly tranquil stay in the heart of Claremont in Cape Town, book yourself in the semi-self-catering Bed & Breakfast accommodation of Southey Cottage. Having won a National Award and been operating for 25 years, Southey Cottage makes you feel completely at home and relaxed in their spacious rooms and beautiful garden.
Situated in the tranquil residential area of Upper Claremont, this warm and cosy accommodation has secure parking, a lovely sheltered garden with beautiful Mountain View and a heated salt water pool. Its central location makes exploring all the wonders of the Cape a breeze.
Southey Cottage can be found on the border of Newlands, Claremont and Bishopscourt, so there is no shortage of places to see and explore during your stay. There are several popular and interesting locations nearby including the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, as well as restaurants and shops where you can enjoy a great meal or buy a souvenir to take home after your trip.
Accommodation at Southey Cottage
There are three different rooms to choose from at Southey Cottage, each with their own entrance, unique style and awesome view of the natural surroundings and unlimited free Wifi. You can choose from the Angus Room, Philip’s Room or The Cottage Room.
Quaint and comfortable, the Angus Room can accommodate up to two people. The room comes with a King-sized bed that can be converted into Twin beds, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a mini-kitchenette, TV with shared DStv, fan and heater, tea and coffee-making facilities, bar fridge and microwave.
You can enjoy beautiful views of the garden from the balcony of the Philip’s Room. This room can accommodate up to two people on a King-sized bed or twin beds and comes with a kitchenette, en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower, TV with shared DStv, fan and heater, tea and coffee-making facilities, bar fridge and microwave.
Referred to as the honeymoon suite of Southey Cottage, The Cottage Room has direct access to the garden and pool area. It can accommodate up to two people and comes with a double bed, kitchenette, TV with shared DStv, fan and heater, bar fridge and microwave and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Facilities at Southey Cottage
Thanks to its ideal location, you can reach the local attractions within a short distance. From restaurants to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Muizenberg Beach, the Cape Town Waterfront, the Newlands Cricket and Rugby stadium, Airport, and a wide selection of vineyards.
The cottage has a large, sparkling heated salt water swimming pool where you can cool down in during those hot summer days. You can also enjoy a relaxing breeze under the beautiful old Yellowwood tree. There is free Wi-Fi available throughout the cottage as well as secure parking behind their automatic, motorised gates.
What do people say about Southey Cottage
“We had a very comfortable stay and the hosts are very warm and welcoming. A beautiful flatlet and all our needs were met. The location is superb! We’ll definitely be returning. Beautiful garden setting.” – Margot TripAdvisor.
“Very comfortable stay, excellent service, and a delightful couple. In such a great area and very accessible. With a lovely outside area in a peaceful garden to relax with a heated pool and seating to enjoy Cape Town’s summer weather.” – Barbie TripAdvisor.
“Comfortable, convenient and outstanding hospitality. Thanks for your friendliness, Rose. You were so warm and welcoming, helping us arrange cars/taxi as well as guiding us to some lovely restaurants in the area. We are definitely taking our memories to share with our friends and family. Your cottage will come highly recommended.” – Mari TripAdvisor.
“Wow! We arrived early and couldn’t have been made to feel more at home. It was a stunning place to stay. The pool and garden area were also lovely and the view stunning. It was very centrally located and very easy for a trip to Kerstinbosh and to the vineyards. The shopping mall is also only a 5 min drive away. Would highly recommend this little gem.” – Emsussex TripAdvisor.
Top reasons for staying at Southey Cottage:
- The owners are helpful and friendly; making sure your stay is a memorable one.
- The rooms are spacious, stylishly decorated and well-kept.
- The central location allows you to reach popular locations and local restaurants easily.
- You can enjoy lovely views from the garden.
- The garden and swimming pool are beautiful and relaxing.
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