This historical monument, once slave quarters to the Governor's Residence, sits at the foot of Table Mountain. Situated at the end of a tree-lined driveway, it is quiet and private, with secure parking outside your door.
We are in walking distance of the popular Newlands Village shops and restaurants and a short drive to the University of Cape Town, Kirstenbosch and Newlands Cricket and Rugby Stadiums as well as Cavendish Square
The Newlands Forest is a short walk away and well used by runners and cyclists and dog walkers.

The Stables is a separate cottage with gleaming yellowwood beams. It has a kingsize bed (or twin beds) a small kitchen and a bathroom with a shower. It is spacious with a lounge area and the French doors open onto a sunny patio and private garden leading onto the pool.
The Annexe has a queensize bed a small kitchen and a bathroom with a shower. French doors open onto a private patio under an ancient Oak where one can enjoy views of the mountain and be entertained by the squirrels but there is no pool access.

Each well appointed kitchen is equipped for 4 (bar fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave) and a “help-yourself” breakfast can be ordered ahead for R60 pppd


Long Cottage is a unique blend of the old and the new
DSTV (full bouquet)
wifi in your room (20 Mbps) uncapped at night
private patios
secure parking behind electric gates
easy access to motorways


Our rates are the same the whole year round - we do not increase them for the season but have had to raise them in October

The Stables
R660 pppd sharing and R880 single
1 October 2017 (new rates)
R700 pppd sharing and R950 single

The Annexe
R495 pppd sharing and R660 single
1 October 2017(new rates)
R525 pppd sharing and R700 single

map & directions

81A Newlands Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town

Directions from CTI airport Take the N2 towards the City of Cape Town Take exit 6 ( M3 Kirstenbosch Muizenberg ) As soon as you have passed the University take Princess Anne exit Go towards Newlands and first right is Newlands Avenue. We are at the far end on the left-hand side with big white gate posts with Long Cottage written on them. Press the bell for HOUSE.

enquiries & reservations

81A Newlands Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town

  • Tel: (+27 21) 671 6000
  • Cell: (+27 83) 955 5747

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