Reading House was built in 1896 by the Sir Herbert Baker Company. We hope that you will enjoy staying in a heritage home while enjoying our hospitality. Please feel free to wander in the garden, relax next to the pool or in the lounge areas. Cape Town, the Design Capital of the world, has much to offer.
Reading House is located less than 5 minutes away from the Newlands Cricket and Rugby Stadiums. The Guest House provides a serene and tranquil environment for the leisure traveller. Its lush gardens and outdoor pool are part of the amenities one can enjoy whilst staying there.
The architectural design is has been preserved through time. The interior floors running throughout the house are Oregon Pine wood.
Reading House was built in 1886 by Sir Herbert Baker, this unique heritage Guest House is situated in a quiet street in the beautiful suburb of Newlands, Cape Town. Looking through the original sash windows with dramatic views of Table Mountain and breath taking views of the Overberg Mountain reign, also to that a walk through a lovely Victorian Style Garden, grab a book and relax under a tree or next to the pool.
Reading House Guest House offers you the choice of seven comfortable and stylishly individualised room. A full Continental breakfast is served. Dinner can be arranged by special request.
Five of these are en suite bathrooms while two are family rooms with full en suite bathrooms (both shower and bath) for those who like to travel as a family.
All of the rooms have king beds but two of them have double beds..
All our rooms come with complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, safes for your valuables, flat screen TV's with DSTV, fans , hairdryers and heaters.
Extras available at Reading House Guest House are a free internet facility and copying facility, a outside braai (barbecue), secure parking, airport shuttle (for your account) and a laundry service (for your account, depending on the quantity).
Corporate and long-stay rates may be negotiable.