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  • 14 Feb. 2016
    “Exactly What We Needed”
  • 6 Jan. 2016
    “Beautiful and peaceful”
4 Lemon Lane, Newlands 7700 South Africa See on map
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A beautiful place to stay in the heart of leafy Newlands. Choose from the spacious Loft Studio, with kitchenette, open thatch and balcony over the stream, or the peaceful River Room, with private deck over the More stream. We offer serviced, en suite, self-catering accommodation, which includes a light help yourself breakfast. (A Continental platter can be arranged on request, with pleasure.) Sun Cottage is set in a unique lush and tranquil garden where the Newlands Stream meets the historic Liesbeek River. It has been described as "A piece of paradise in the centre of Newlands." Secure, off street parking leads to a private entrance. Walk to top village restaurants, trendy coffee shops, galleries and boutiques, University of Cape Town, Cavendish Square, Newlands Cricket and Rugby, Sports Science Institute and Vineyard Hotel. 10 minutes (10 kms) from town and the Waterfront, 20 minutes (15 kms) from the airport. Less
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Sun Cottage Cape Town/Newlands, South Africa
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

My husband and I have stayed at Sun Cottage twice over a two year period for up to two weeks at a time. We have stayed in both the River Room and the Loft Room and could not recommend them both highly enough! The second...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at Sun cottage, we booked the river room which is so quaint and romantic for a couple who want a peaceful break and down time. The room was larger than most hotel rooms and the bathroom was always well serviced...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

We recently spent a few days in Cape Town and thoroughly enjoyed staying at Sun Cottage. We were warmly welcomed by the charming hosts and showed to the Loft suite which is a fabulous room with a thatch roof, Cape Dutch style and extremely comfortable....More

Thank vickmmck
Response from Jean V, Owner at Sun CottageResponded 15 November 2015

Thanks for your great review. You are more than welcome to stay with us whenever you are in CT. Look forward to next time. Jean

Reviewed 29 October 2015

Sun Cottage Loft Room is my ideal space to use when visiting Cape Town. It offers stylish comfort and privacy as well as a peaceful exterior of a small forest and mountain stream providing the sense of being away from the rush of the city....More

Thank gordonhiles
Response from Jean V, Owner at Sun CottageResponded 15 November 2015

Thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback. I hope we see you again soon. Jean

Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We totally loved our stay at Sun cottage! It was a home away from home. It's a beautiful setting and very conveniently located. The loft room was perfect for our needs and the hosts, Jean & Mike, were so friendly and hospitable. They made us...More

Thank wanderlust2720
Response from Jean V, Owner at Sun CottageResponded 26 August 2015

Thank you so much for your lovely review. M&M&K you were lovely guests and such a beautiful example of a happy little family. I hope you come again and in the meantime that your new adventure is rewarding for all of you. Jean and Mike

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"Loft Room for longer stays or if you have a small child/baby."
14 Feb. 2016
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"Loft suite is spacious and private."
28 Oct. 2015
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"Loft room has wonderful king size. Only a double in river room."
16 Apr. 2015
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"The river room has a brilliant view with the soothing sound of the flowing river."
1 Sep. 2014
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