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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near University of Cape Town

In historical district

Your stay at this Claremont hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Cape Town and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Newlands Cricket Ground and Cavendish Square are also within half a mile (1 km).

Multiple dining options

This hotel features 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Express check-in, a computer station, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 162 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include room service, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$109* Per night/room May 12 - May 13

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room (Back Facing)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business center on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 6728 square feet (625 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Southern Sun Newlands also features multilingual staff, concierge services, and laundry facilities. You'll have access to the indoor pool at a partner property. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Cape Town hotel.

  • 162 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 6728 sq ft of conference space
  • 625 sq m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) (18.1 km / 11.2 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (9.4 km / 5.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Newlands Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Newlands offers 162 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Newlands Cafe - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bihari - This restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per person (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Newlands Southern Sun
  • Newlands Sun
  • Southern Sun Newlands
  • Southern Sun Newlands Hotel
  • Sun Newlands
  • Sun Newlands Hotel
  • Southern Sun Newlands Hotel Cape Town
  • Southern Sun Newlands Cape Town
  • Southern Sun Newlands Hotel
  • Southern Sun Newlands Cape Town
  • Southern Sun Newlands Hotel Cape Town

You should know

  • Southern Sun Newlands offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.