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At Highlands Country House Hotel, a warm welcome awaits, where caring staff will attend to you’re every need and, with only 14 spacious bedrooms, privacy and personal hospitality are assured.
Elegantly furnished, from every room long sash windows overlook the terraced Italian gardens and water features, two sparkling pools or the putting green.
Being close to corporate head offices we are eager to discuss rates suitable to the budgets of regular travelers to the city and their conferencing requirements.
Relax and enjoy sumptuous breakfasts, with lunch and dinner prepared by our chef when requested. 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 cozy with five of these facilities having a log fire.
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 center are 20 minutes away.
Set in magnificent gardens in one of Cape Town's prestigious suburbs, Highlands Country House 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.
Highlands is far enough from the city center for peace and relaxation, yet close enough for every convenience that Cape Town can offer.
We are always happy to make arrangements for your collection from the airport; tours or car hire and can assure competitive rates.
Highlands Country House Hotel is a beautifully restored National Monument considered to be amongst the most important Cape homes of the era.
A colonial mansion built in 1900 by Sir Herbert Baker for Judge Searle, the first Judge president of the Cape, it has hosted many famous and colourful characters of the time - Arthur Conan Doyle, Oliver Schreiner, Percy Fitzpatrick - to name a few.
Highlands, a boutique hotel, has been lovingly restored and is run as a privately owned Country House Hotel by Tom and Marianne Gray. The guest house is furnished with tasteful antiques and fine fabrics and set in peaceful surroundings. Every effort has been made to enhance the marble and wooden floors, pressed ceilings, large shuttered sash windows, balustrades and fireplaces of the original.
Highlands Country House boutique hotel is a place of warm welcome and ultimate comfort. Every piece has been carefully chosen to give pleasure to the eye and rest to the body.
Every attempt has been made to assure high standards and to offer extensive luxury facilities to the most discerning guest.
Highlands Country House is a mere 15 minutes away from the city, tucked under the slopes of Table Mountain. Here you can unwind and relax. The guest house has sweeping gardens supplying the rooms with fresh flowers. Benches can be found under trees, beside the pond, on patios and on the putting lawn. This Country House Retreat has many luxurious areas where the guest can read, chat, play billiards, sit in front of the fire in the bar, lounge, library or the resplendent Colonial smoking room. You can soak up the sun while laying on a day bed in the Summer conservatory or for the guest who wants to keep fit or catch a tan, there are two sparkling swimming pools.