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5 Hellenburgh Road, Newlands 7708 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

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 well cleaned and maintained daily. Would definitely return and...More

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Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I chose to stay at Reading house on a business trip to Life Kingsbury Hospital. The service was great, with a peaceful atmosphere with the authentic wood floors, copper taps and big wooden frame windows. Breakfast was really tasty and served with a smile, overall...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

A fantastic experience. They made a last minute plan so that I could fly to Cape Town to watch my 11 year old son play at a sports tournament. Beautiful room and surroundings, safe area. Very central (could Uber everywhere reasonably). Excellent service. I will...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

We planned a visit to Cape Town and a show to see at the Baxter Theatre. Reading House is ideally situated in a serene surrounding. We thoroughly enjoyed the privacy and well kept manor house for a real spoil on the weekend. Reading House is...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Not only should I be refunded the cost of the taxi I had to get when realised the free shuttle didn’t exist - one the main reasons I booked - but the rude owner then had the cheek to charge me EXTRA upon checking out...More

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Response from Ken F, Owner at Reading HouseResponded 2 August 2018

First, we don't offer free shuttles from the airport. Please check your emails and our terms and conditions. Secondly if you pay for a singl;e occupancy room, you WILL be charged if you sneek a second person into the room. As booking.com explained to you,...More

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Description
Built in 1896 by Sir Herbert Baker, this unique heritage Guest House is situated in a quiet street in the beautiful central suburb of Newlands, Cape Town. Let Reading House be your accommodation of choice. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$59 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$59 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
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"Just come and experience the Reading Room to come back again."
528jamesv
17 Jan 2018
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"The Coach Room was quiet, with a view of the swimming pool"
44helenem
27 Aug 2016
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"I believe all rooms should be quiet except the noise from other guests in the corridor and staircase"
177banhoek
29 Jun 2016
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"I think every room is a good room."
reginafug
12 Apr 2016
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