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About Canterbury House

Situated in exclusive Bishopscourt, Canterbury house has easy access to all Cape Town has to offer. It is 3 minutes from an upmarket shopping centre, with restaurants and cinemas, 5 minutes from Newlands Rugby and Cricket grounds, very close to Kirstenbosch Gardens and about 15 minutes from town centre and the V&A Waterfront. It offers a forest setting, rolling lawns, magnificent views of Table Mountain and abundant birdlife.

Guests have use of the large sparkling pool, floodlit tennis court, snooker room and cosy pub. All four rooms are luxuriously appointed. Each is en-suite and each is equipped with colour TV, DSTV, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. One of the rooms is in fact a cottage and has its own kitchenette and lounge area for those guests who prefer the self-catering option.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 11 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 11:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Kids Stay Free

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Canterbury House Rooms

Reviews for Canterbury House

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Amour Venter
27 February 2019

We had a great overnight stay at Canterbury House and will definitely go there again. It is central, quiet and a perfect place to stay when in Cape Town. Comfortable room, beautiful garden, friendly service and a lovely view of the mountain. It is a great place!

Linda itabor
17 April 2017

Peacefulness, quietness and the views

Bev Habermann, South Africa
03 September 2016

A big thank you to Canterbury House for an excellent 5 night stay. Our room was very spacious, with a lovely outlook and a delicious breakfast. Also great beds! Highly recommended.Carl and Bev Establishment Response: Dear Bev and Carl,Thank you for your kind words on the Safarinow Review page. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you again.Kind RegardsPaula

Henry James Lourens, South Africa
13 January 2015

Stunning home. Huge and comfy bedrooms. Delicious breakfasts. Central. Perfect for any holiday requirements. Friendly staff and dogs!

Sue Purbrick, South Africa
08 December 2014

We overnighted at Canterbury House - what a treat! Spacious, beautiful cottage and the most delicious continental breakfast spread I've ever seen! Thank you Paula.

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Canterbury House is 1.1km from the centre of Bishopscourt , the nearest airport 17.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling