Leeuwenvoet Guest House Bed & Breakfast
Costings – April to September 2015
AUD 395 per person sharing and AUD 570 Single
Includes: 4 nights accommodation in Premier Double room with full breakfasts daily and return airport transfers (Cape Town Airport / Leeuwenvoet / Cape Town Airport)
Please note the above prices are an accurate indication but may vary due to circumstances beyond our control.
Leeuwenvoet Guest House in Cape Town South Africa – Leeuwenvoet House is a lovingly restored Cape Victorian home which was built in 1892. The original house offers a fine example of the architecture of the period and has beautiful pressed steel ceilings and Oregon pine floors and doors. The site of the guest house marks the original position of the farmhouse of Leeuwenvoet farm. (Leeuwenvoet means “the foot of the Lion” and is pronounced in English approximately as “loo-en-foot”.) We are situated twelve minutes’ walk from central Cape Town, about five minutes from the Company Botanical Gardens and adjacent to trendy Kloof Street, the fashionable restaurant district of Cape Town. The V&A Waterfront is only a few minutes away
Our breakfast has become well-known throughout the world and is a feast consisting of a platter of varied seasonal fresh fruit, croissants, bread rolls, toast, muffins, fruit juices, cereals, yogurt, cheese and cold meats. We also serve freshly cooked English breakfast comprising bacon, egg, sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes and fried potatoes or cooked vegetarian breakfast and freshly brewed coffee and tea. Have a leisurely breakfast any time between 07:15 and 10:30am.
Most of our comfortable beds are either king or queen size and our bed linen is pure cotton. All twelve bedrooms are fitted with independently controlled air-conditioners, ceiling fans, opening windows, tea & coffee tray, direct dial telephone, WiFi Internet, e-mail, satellite TV (11 channels), hairdryer, safe, pure cotton linen and radio alarm. All bedrooms have shower and toilet en-suite and three also have a bath.
Things to do
Table Mountain which is only 6 minutes drive from Leeuwenvoet; Victoria and Alfred Waterfront which is a 5 minute drive and home to 45 restaurants, 16 cinemas, the Aquarium, over 200 shops and two craft markets. Clifton and Camps Bay beaches – A 10 minute drive will take you to the splendour of Camps Bay or Clifton beaches. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – 15 minutes away, the Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens are one of Cape Town’s most beautiful scenic attractions. Cape of Good Hope – 90 minutes drive will take you to the Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point. During this scenic journey, you will visit the fishing village of Hout Bay and the old Naval station at Simon’s Town. Cape Winelands – A 40 minute drive will take you to the heart of the Winelands, where you can sample the finest wines under the oak trees in Stellenbosch. Robben Island – Originally a leper colony, this island was, for more than a century, a notorious prison and once was the keep of our first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela. The prison on the island is now a museum.