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Tucked away on a quiet tree-lined street in the stylish Cape Town suburb of Oranjezicht, is the 5 star Boutique Guest House Rutland Lodge.

This magnificent Cape Dutch house designed by Sir Herbert Baker is framed against Table Mountain and offers the most magnificent views of the City Bowl of Cape Town, Table Mountain, Lion`s Head, Signal Hill, the Atlantic Seaboard, and the far beyond Mountain range.

The original house was built in 1904 and was recently restored to its former glory into an exclusive Boutique Guest House. The renovations have retained the character of the era while ensuring that todays discerning guests luxuriate in modern comforts with total privacy and personalized service.

Located in Cape Towns City Bowl, Rutland Lodge is central to the major and most popular destinations such as Table Mountain(3 min.), the V&A Waterfront(7 min.), Clifton and Camps Bay beaches (7 min.), the Cape Town International Convention Centre, as well as the free-way leading to Cape Town International Airport or the Cape Winelands and its magnificent estates.

Central to access many of the Western Cape golf courses, Rutland Lodge will facilitate the organization of your golfing holiday or assist you in preparing your day or overnight excursions in the Western Cape, the Peninsula or along the Garden Route. We welcome children aged 12 and over.

Accommodation at Rutland Lodge:
The tastefully appointed guest suites and bedrooms are havens of reserved relaxation, giving guests a place to retire after a long day of sightseeing, travel or work.

Each of the exquisitely decorated rooms features a walk on balcony which offers splendid views over the City of Cape Town and the Atlantic Seaboard, or leads on to a private patio. All bedrooms include a tastefully finished en-suite bathroom, bathrobes and king size or twin beds.

All the bedrooms are air-conditioned and offer mini-bars, television, DVD, DSTV, telephone, internet access, safes and hairdryers. All the luxuries one expects from a contemporary boutique guest house are at your disposal for your enjoyment.

5 luxury rooms with private terraces and magnificent views
1 Suite with separate lounge and private terrace
3 Deluxe rooms with private terraces
1 Standard room with private patio

King size or twin beds
Air conditioning (cooling and heating)
Satellite television and DVD player
Wireless internet connection
Private telephone
Goose down duvets, goose down pillows
Mini Bar
Complimentary sherry
Electronic safes in bedrooms
Hair dryers and bath gowns
Swimming pool
Secured off-street parking spaces
Provide assistance for day or overnight trips
No smoking inside the Lodge


Upon your request Rutland Lodge will assist you in booking prior to your arrival:

Your Golf tee-times on the courses of the Peninsula such as Arabella, De Zalze, Atlantic Beach, Clovelly, Steenberg, Rondebosch, and others.
Your dining out schedule in the best restaurants of Cape Town.
Your visit of Robben Island.

Rutland Lodge will organize your day trips to:

Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point.
Stellenbosch and The Cape Winelands.
Kirstenbosch botanical gardens
Sunset cruise
Hiking on the trails of Table Mountain
(bring your hiking boots)

Furthermore Rutland Lodge will organize any activity in and around Cape Town such as helicopter flights, shark cage diving and whale watching, township tours, sundowners on Signal Hill, or wine tasting days.

Facilities & Services available:

Wine Tasting
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations effected from 40 days or less before date of arrival will attract a charge of 100% of the total fee.


FROM N1 Drive on the N1 towards Cape Town:
- When the N1 finish into the city with traffic lights, drive straight ahead onto Buitengracht. Continue straight on Buitengracht for about 1.6km (follow the sign Cable Car).

- On the left hand side, you will see a Caltex petrol station at traffic lights. Turn left at the traffic lights into Buitensingel.

- Go down the hill and carry on straight through the lights at the bottom into Orange Street. On your right, you will see the Mount Nelson Hotel Entrance (pink archway).

- By the first set of traffic lights after the Mount Nelson Hotel, turn right into Upper Orange Street. The 5th street on your right is Montrose Ave. Rutland Lodge will be on your left by the stop sign crossing with Forest Rd.

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