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Lion's Head cottage, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town

Incomparable view of Table Mountain, city and harbour from entertainment deck
2 reviews
Incomparable view of Table Mountain, city and harbour from entertainment deck
Outside entrance from road
View of harbour and city from deck
Marble tiled bedroom with picture window
Downstairs bedroom 1
Downstairs bedroom 2
Diningroom table
Paved courtyard and front door
Cloud pours over the mountain - as seen from the deck
Lounge with antique fireplace and staircase leading to upstairs suite
Galley kitchen with granite tops and all appliances including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Western Cape
Be part of Cape Town and its history. Lion's Head cottage is one of several Cape Dutch heritage homes built over 200 years ago for small farmers on Table mountain.Now a well-appointed holiday home, 5 Camden Street is a little gem, snuggled into the mountainside, with incomparable views of Table Mountain, the harbour and city, Attractively furnished in an eclectic mix of antiques and modern pieces, this charming historic cottage has 2 bedrooms downstairs with Queen size beds (one extra length) adjoining a marble tiled bathroom, with Victorian bath and view of the mountain. The dining/stting/TV room features an antique fireplace, flanked by sweeping stairs leading to the mezzanine suite with double bed, couch, desk and wardrobe, plus shower, loo, etc. The modern galley kitchen has all modern appliances, including dishwasher, washing... Read more
About the Owner, Margaret L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 29 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our next door neighbours are both travel guides who act as our representatives, welcoming guests , handing over keys and remote and giving helpful advice.
They are friendly and most helpful Should you have any questions regarding Cape Town and it's surrounds. We live in Durban, but I am only a phone call away to deal with any difficulty, day or night.
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Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 2 reviews
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Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
English first
German first
English first
Reviewed 2 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Management response:

Hello Ben Thanks for being super guests, and the lovely review. You know you, your friends and family are welcome back any time. Warm regards, Margaret


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Anja H
1 review
Reviewed 22 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
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Management response:

Thank you Anja for being such perfect guests, enjoying all there was to offer and leaving the cottage so neat and tidy. Please come again if you can. Best regards Margaret


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Although the deck with its stunning views of the mountain and city is a magical place for inviting a few friends for lunch/dinner or just a drink, and guests are welcome to do so...
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
R 1 152
R 8 064
R 25 600
US$2 000
1 May 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
3 nights
R 1 088
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12 Dec 2018 -
31 Jan 2019
5 nights
R 1 792
R 11 290
R 38 400
US$3 000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 512 / stay - Deposit
  • 1 cleaning: R 384 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Tamboerskloof is a delightful suburb situated on the mountain slopes, overlooking the city of Cape Town. Blessed with wonderful views of the mountains, harbour and city, and situated close to all the favourite tourist spots including beaches, the waterfront
We regularly walk our dogs in the parks and around the neighbourhood, and take an evening stroll to the delightful 'Blue Cafe', which serves delicious food in an informal atmosphere. Many other restaurants, shopping centres, beauty and hair salons, art galleries, are all within walking distance.
The cottage itself overlooks two fields, giving an unobstructed view of the changing moods of Table Mountain The most breathtaking views of all are from the entertainment deck, where guests can enjoy a lazy breakfast, lunch or sundowne...
Getting around
The MyCitibus stop is a few minutes walk away. Those who love to walk will find many delightful attractions within walking distance. Most guests hire cars but tourist guides supply transport to all tourist spots and further out of town. The Uber service is also popular.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International: 20.0 km
Railway: Cape Town: 3.0 km
Although a car will allow you to visit the farthest areas around the Mother City, the City Bus service stop is a brief walk away, and will take you as far as the airport or Hout Bay, if needed.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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