Reading House


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Built in 1896 by Sir Herbert Baker, this unique heritage Guest House is situated in a quiet street in the beautiful suburb of Newlands, Cape Town. With dramatic views of Table Mountain, Newlands has the highest rainfall in South Africa and so provides a lush environment with large trees and green lawns.
Within a 5 minute walk from the Newlands Cricket and Rugby Stadiums, shopping centers and quick access to the main roads, Reading House is the ideal location for the traveller and business executive who needs convenience and a secure environment.
Let Reading House be your accommodation of choice.

Property Info

Contact: Hambela Central Reservations
Primary Number: 021 557 4674
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Address: Reading House Guest House, Hellenburgh Way, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa


  • Beds: Extra Length
  • Fire Place
  • Safe Parking
  • Swimming or Splash Pool


  • Breakfast
  • Non-smoking Establishment

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

Value for money

Wonderful architecture house. Beautiful rooms, comfortable and cosy. Excellent service and good location. Safe parking. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Bird life and views of the mountains...

ssmit479183, Cape Town, South Africa 1 month, 2 weeks ago Read full review
Comfortable Room, Great Breakfast!

I stayed here for 5 nights for a business trip. Everything was terrific and I'd stay here again in the future.The Guest House has interesting decor and I appreciate the natural light in the room. The...

JillF1405, 1 month, 2 weeks, 4 days ago Read full review
Lovely - so well looked after!

Stayed here for a week and loved the place. Lorretta is amazing and looked after us so well - we had wonderful breakfasts and some tasty dinners too.

Rooms are spacious and very comfortable and are...

ktboo09, Blackpool, United Kingdom 3 months, 2 weeks ago Read full review
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