- We are also a semi-self catering option -

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, Cavendish Shopping Centre is a short 12 min stroll, while Kirstenbosch Gardens, Newlands Ruby and Cricket Stadiums are a 20 min walk.


Southey Cottage offers three double en suites with secure parking. Each room has its own entrance and mini kitchenette . Kitchenettes have fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, tea, coffee/filter coffee and rusks. There is additional muesli, milk, yoghurt, fruit bowl and fruit juice for a light breakfast. Microwaves can be used for warming up convenience meals.

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 25 years. We thoroughly enjoy having all back to stay at Southey Cottage!


We are a Winner of AA/SAA Travel Guides Accommodation Awards '99 B'nB - Homestay.
National Award Winner - 20 years strong.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate
  • AA Travel Guide Hall Of Fame Award Winner

GPS co-ordinates:
S 18.453535
E -33.985831