Cape Town's Southern Suburbs Accommodation

Observatory Accommodation

Koornhoop Manor House

Bed & Breakfast in Observatory

... Koornhoop Manor House provides bed and breakfast accommodation in Observatory in the Cape Town City Bowl. We're an owner-run guest house in the leafy suburb of Observatory, Cape Town - below the towering Devil's Peak as it runs down to the Liesbeek River. Just out of the city centre but still if the Cape Town City Bowl, yet close to all the major highways, train station, UCT buses - Observatory is a cosmopolitan and vibey enclave, populated by academics, professionals, artists and students. The village centre hosts an eclectic range of shops, restaurants, pubs and music venues. Koornhoop Manor House is just 2 minutes walk from Observatory Centre. We have 8 en-suite double and single rooms. We offer a full-spread continental breakfast, secure parking, a beautiful big garden to relax in, and personalised service from your host, Trish and her team. We started Koornhoop Manor House as a guest house in 1989 - one of the first established in the country, and a founder member of the Guest House Association of South Africa. All bedrooms are ensuite, with TV/ DSTV, tea and coffee facilities. The lounge has a help yourself honour bar fridge, daily papers and lots of information on what to do. We have secure off-street parking with a gate, and a large, walled, oft-admired garden that offers a tranquil spot in which to stop and gather your thoughts. Koornhoop Manor House is personally run by the owners, Trish and her team, and can assist with planning your stay and for Airport transfers and travel around Cape Town. Located in the Cape Town City Bowl ensures easy access to all of Cape Towns attractions.
From R545
Per person, per night sharing
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Observatory

Observatory, at the east end of the city centre, is regarded as Cape Town's bohemian suburb. Full of students and arty types, Obs (as the locals call it) has a heaving night life and local bars, live music, poetry readings and health food restaurants lie side by side with book shops, costume hire and the odd second-hand CD shop.

Observatory's quaint, Victorian style, suburban cottages lie cheek by jowl and there isn't much room for gardens here but it is a popular haunt despite this with young families and trendy types. The South African Astronomical Observatory's headquarters, after which Observatory is named, are here although their main telescopes are near Sutherland in the Northern Cape. If it's an adrenaline rush you are after, the CityRock in Observatory is the largest climbing gym in South Africa with a 10 m lead wall and the Groote Schuur Hospital, where the first heart transplant took place and one of the major teaching hospitals in South Africa, is visible against the backdrop of Devil's Peak.


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