From R835 PPS

Highlands Country House Hotel

From R835 PPS



Set in magnificent Gardens in one of Cape Town's prestigious suburbs, Highlands is a beautifully restored National Monument. Built in 1900 by Sir Herbert Baker, Highlands is considered to be amongst the most important Cape homes of the era.

Here, a warm welcome awaits, where caring staff will attend to your every need and, with only 14 spacious bedrooms, privacy and personal hospitality are assured.

Elegantly furnished, long sash windows overlook the manicured Gardens and water features. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings at one of the two sparkling pools or simply pass the time in the shade in the garden.

Relax and enjoy sumptuous breakfasts, with lunch and dinner prepared by our Cordon Bleu chef by prior arrangement. Many hours of pleasure can be attained in the lounge, library, the intimate private bar, Colonial sitting room, romantic dining conservatory or the large elegant billiard room. The winter months are warm and cosy with five of these facilities having a log fire.

Being close to corporate head offices we are eager to discuss rates suitable to the budgets of regular travellers to the city and their conferencing requirements. We are always happy to make arrangements for your collection from the airport; tours or car hire and can assure competitive rates.

Located in Kenilworth, Highlands is close to golf courses, Newlands rugby and cricket grounds, Rhodes Memorial, also built by Sir Herbert Baker, Constantia wine estates and the acclaimed Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Beaches on the Atlantic Seaboard and the Indian Ocean, the airport, Waterfront and Cape Town city centre are 20 minutes away.


Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-Smoking
  • Room service
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

On Site Facilities

Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Hiking
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Wine Route
  • Other


Additional Rates Info:
Children Policy: (sharing with parents) Age 0 - 11yrs R450 per child will be levied.

Executive Rooms

Sleeps 2
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Designed not only with the business traveler in mind our Executive rooms are all beautifully decorated , light & airy. We have five Executive Rooms available each is different in shape & style. Three of the rooms have queen size beds, the fourth and fifth can be booked as a twin or with a king size bed. Only one of the rooms does not have a balcony but it is the most spacious of the five. A desk or writing table, easy chairs or sofas make the room adaptable to the business or holiday traveler.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 2750   R 1670
February 2017       R 2750   R 1670
March 2017       R 2750   R 1670
April 2017       R 2750   R 1670
May 2017       R 1535   R 1020
June 2017       R 1535   R 1020
July 2017       R 1535   R 1020
August 2017       R 1535   R 1020
September 2017       R 1535   R 1020
October 2017       R 2915   R 1770
November 2017       R 2915   R 1770
December 2016       R 2915   R 1770

Garden Suite

Sleeps 2
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Highlands largest suite is lovingly known as our Garden Suite, a special room for any sense of occasion! This suite is situated in the garden, furthest from the house and looks out via a front patio into the beautifully kept Highlands gardens. There is also a private patio to the side of the sitting room part of the suite , ideal to enjoy a sundowner or pre dinner drinks. The room has an extra length king size bed, relaxing rocker armchairs and in the sitting room additional comfy chairs, coffee table a desk and drinks cabinet. Of course the room has a fully equipped bathroom with a large shower and in addition this is the only room at Highlands with a huge spa bath.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 3440   R 2115
February 2017       R 3440   R 2115
March 2017       R 3440   R 2115
April 2017       R 3440   R 2115
May 2017       R 2640   R 1503
June 2017       R 2640   R 1503
July 2017       R 2640   R 1503
August 2017       R 2640   R 1503
September 2017       R 2640   R 1503
October 2017       R 3640   R 2240
November 2017       R 3640   R 2240
December 2017       R 3640   R 2240

Loft/Pool Rooms

Sleeps 2
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Imagine spacious, imagine romantic, and imagine panoramic views and you have the 2 Loft rooms at Highlands. Designed for comfort & relaxation these 2 rooms are firm favorites with our guests requesting privacy & space to relax, recover or rejuvenate. The bathrooms have a full bath & separate shower together with a vanity unit and look out over the roof tops to the sea at False Bay or the gardens & grounds of playing fields & mountain slopes. Both these rooms are light & fresh, fully air conditioned and being at the top of the house they are very quiet .

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 1900   R 1245
February 2017       R 1900   R 1245
March 2017       R 1900   R 1245
April 2017       R 1900   R 1245
May 2017       R 1390   R 835
June 2017       R 1390   R 835
July 2017       R 1390   R 835
August 2017       R 1390   R 835
September 2017       R 1390   R 835
October 2017       R 2015   R 1320
November 2017       R 2015   R 1320
December 2017       R 2015   R 1320

Luxury Rooms

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Our Luxury rooms are generous in size & beautifully appointed, all have spacious, inviting bathrooms, all with a separate bath & shower. We have four Luxury rooms available in the main house each room is individually designed and decorated. All of the rooms have a large balcony spacious enough to entertain and enjoy the time relaxing, taking in the panoramic view of mountains and sea in the distance or the lush Highlands gardens. All Luxury rooms have large king size beds, some can be converted to twins if requested. Writing tables, easy chairs & sofas, chests of drawers and large built in cupboards offer a home from home environment where our guests can spread out & relax.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 3020   R 1985
February 2017       R 3020   R 1985
March 2017       R 3020   R 1985
April 2017       R 3020   R 1985
May 2017       R 2005   R 1258
June 2017       R 2005   R 1258
July 2017       R 2005   R 1258
August 2017       R 2005   R 1258
September 2017       R 2005   R 1258
October 2017       R 3200   R 2100
November 2017       R 3200   R 2100
December 2017       R 3200   R 2100
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 15 May 2017


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  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 22 hours
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36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town, 7708

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