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Palm House

  • 10 Oxford St. Map It
  • Wynberg

Pros

  • There's a stately feel about the 1920s proportions of this beautifully restored historic building
  • Helpful management and staff make you feel nothing is too much trouble for them
  • Airport shuttle available

Cons

  • Breakfast is served only until 10 am, making lie-ins difficult

Updated 09/22/2014

Fodor's Review

Towering palms dominate the manicured lawns of this peaceful guesthouse straddling the border of Kenilworth and Wynberg, a 20-minute drive from the city. The house is an enormous, stolid affair, built in the early 1920s by a protégé of architect Sir Herbert Baker and filled with dark wood paneling, wood staircases, and fireplaces. Bold floral fabrics and reproduction antiques decorate the large guest rooms. Upstairs rooms benefit from more air and light. Guests often

meet for evening drinks in the drawing room.

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Hotel Information

Address:

10 Oxford St., Cape Town, 7800, South Africa

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Phone:

021-761–5009

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 10 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 09/22/2014

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