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About The Lemon Tree Guest House

The Lemon Tree Guest House is situated in the heart of Newlands and within walking distance of Newlands Cricket and Rugby Grounds. Guests can also walk to Cavendish Square Shopping Centre, Claremont, The Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, and Virgin Active Gym. Just around the corner are many restaurants and pubs in the trendy Newlands Village.

The owner, Mrs Jennifer Hewitt, can offer a single, double or twin-room, with a shower en suite. Your accommodation has its own private entrance and secure parking behind electric gates. Facilities include, Wi-Fi, DStv, tea and coffee-making facilities, iPod docking station, toaster, kettle, microwave, mini-bar facilities including snacks at an extra charge, hairdryer, room heater and hidden safe for valuables.

Continental breakfast is provided and a cooked breakfast can be offered at a small extra charge. During summer months guests are able to choose to eat breakfast in the sunny courtyard or alternatively in the private lounge and dining area. Picnic hampers for day trips and evening meals can be supplied at extra charge, but need to be booked in advance.

The Lemon Tree Guesthouse is a short drive away from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. The University of Cape Town and The Baxter Theatre are also a short drive away. The guest house is just a 15 to 20 minute drive away from Cape Town International Airport, Table Mountain Cableway, Lions Head, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Constantia Winelands, Camps Bay and Clifton. We are also able to offer airport transfers.

Family friendly: The Mountain View room is able to accommodate an extra person with a queen sized bed and a single. Suitable for families.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Both rooms are B&B and evening meal can be provided on request. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the house but guests may smoke in the courtyard. No pets allowed.

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  • Mountain View Mountain View Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B Double room, en-suite bathroom, shower and bath. Extra single bed. Mountain views, private balcony with table and chairs... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Single beds see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    • Adults
      • Courtyard Room Courtyard Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Twin/King/Single size room with en-suite bathroom/shower only. Tea and coffee making facilities. Own entrance and secur... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Single beds see more Twin beds, King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Single beds, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        • Adults
          • Protea Room Protea Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B
            • Adults

              Reviews for The Lemon Tree Guest House

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              15 November 2015

              Excellent stay I had with Lemon Tree Guest House. Fantastic view, excellent rooms and nice people.Many thanks for making my stay in CT a wonderful time to remember.

              Vanessa Pillay, South Africa
              30 March 2015

              I stayed at The Lemon Tree Guest House. It was indeed a pleasant home away from home experience, very clean and safe. Jennifer was an excellent hostess. I would definitely recommend it to guests looking for a clean home environment and central location.

              23 March 2015

              I arrived at Lemon tree Guesthouse on the 16th of March, I had just moved to Cape Town and stayed in the Lemon Tree for the first week until my apartment was ready, Jennifer the owner is lovely, she accommodates any requests you could ask her (Laundry, Carwash, storage) , her breakfast is always fresh and a little more than a continental breakfast, she also stocked the fridge with cool drinks, and the room with nuts breakfast bars etc which in my opinion was a really nice touch, the Guest House only sleeps 4 people so I had the entire place to myself for the week, I stayed in the Mountain...
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              Malika Virah-Sawmy, Germany
              08 February 2015

              I travelled with a baby for business in Cape Town and it was a relief to have such a warm and helpful host. The place is warm, professionally run, and beautifully located 15 mins walk from Newland forest at the base of Table Mountain.

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              The Lemon Tree Guest House is 1.2km from the centre of Newlands , the nearest airport 15.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling