Services and Amenities

Highlands Lodge Guest House offers a beautiful tranquil garden setting with abundant bird life and squirrels where you can relax under the Lapa, in the garden, or on your balcony.

Airport transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle are available by arrangement. Tours are also available through Winelands Tours or Geotrac Tours & Guiding Services, or Blue Gecko Tours (please speak to us if you would like to arrange a tour).

Onsite Services Include:

  • Secure on-site parking
  • Air-conditioned rooms with private entrances
  • FREE high-speed Wi-Fi internet access
  • Television with customized DSTV Stay Essential package
  • Coffee/tea making station
  • Kitchenettes including bar fridge & microwave
  • Complimentary rusks & drinking water
  • Modern en-suite bathrooms
  • Complimentary African Touch toiletries
  • Lounge seating with gas fireplace
  • Indoor dining area
  • Garden seating
  • Garden dining areas
  • We also offer packed lunches and sit-down dinners by arrangement

Airport Transfers

Transfers to and from Cape Town International Airport can be arranged. Please contact Heather or Karen.

Universal Adaptors

Universal adapters are available upon payment of a fully refundable deposit.

SA uses a 220 volt system.


Breakfast is served from 6h30 weekdays and 7h30 on weekends. Additional meals are available by prior arrangement

Check In/Check Out

Check in time from 14H00. We are flexible if advised at time of booking

Check out time is 10h00. Should you require a late departure, please advise us and we will assist where possible. We can make arrangements to store your luggage until you leave.


In the event of an emergency, contact the office on 021 975 5514. It is a good idea to put this telephone number and those below into your mobile phone:
Ambulance – 10177
Fire Brigade – 021 444-7290
Hospital – Durbanville Medi Clinic – 021 980 2100
Mountain Rescue – 021 948 9900
Police Flying Squad – 10111
Sea Rescue – 021 449 3500


If there is a fire please alert other guests and management. Proceed to the parking area. There are fire extinguishers on the entrance wall in the “b” block foyer, outside Room #4 and in the passage to the kitchen.

Internet Facilities

We offer free WiFi access throughout the property


We offer 1 free load (+-5kg or part thereof)  per person per week for extended stays


A small selection of books is available for your reading pleasure.

Restaurant Booking

If you would like us to make restaurant reservations, we will be happy to assist. During High season the popular restaurants are often fully booked. May we suggest that you make your reservations early.


We reside in a historically safe area but would appreciate that you keep the gates closed. Don’t leave clothing or valuables in your car. There are safes in 5 of the rooms.  . As a precaution, please do not leave your room open when you are not in the immediate vicinity


Smoking is not permitted indoors. Please make use of designated areas on the patios and lapa where ashtrays have been placed for your convenience.


We provide the DSTV Stay Essential Package.

Water Quality

Tap water is of excellent quality and drinkable. As water is a precious commodity, please save wherever possible.

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