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5.0 out of 5

"Friendly and accommodating staff. Rooms clean and tidy. Good value. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 19 Jan 2020

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Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£71* Per night/room 24 Oct - 25 Oct

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room (Back Facing)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

Southern Sun Newlands's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Newlands Cricket Ground. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and a bar. This 4-star hotel has 162 rooms. Free WiFi and satellite TV channels are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, fridges and room service (during limited hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy local and international cuisine while dining at Newlands Cafe
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the breakfast
  • 9 minutes by car from Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and 10 minutes from University of Cape Town
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Southern Sun Newlands ratings based on 1 verified reviews

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Guest reviews for Southern Sun Newlands

Family (1)
5 out of 5
Friendly and accommodating staff. Rooms clean and tidy. Good value.

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Jan 2020 by Rebecca McGowan

Good day Thank you so much for your recent visit to Southern Sun Newlands and thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your experience with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate the complimenting comment We thank you for staying with us and look forward to welcoming you back Regards Rebecca McGowan Front Office Manager

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business centre 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 metres) and includes conference rooms. 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 members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (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 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, designer toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

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

Food & Drink

Newlands Cafe – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Bihari – This restaurant specialises 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 any 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 lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

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

No on-site parking is available

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

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. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. 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 sanitiser.

  • 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 wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • 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 guests' stays

Fees

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

  • A 1 per cent tourism fee will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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 organisation.

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