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About Maxwell's Guest House

Maxwell's Guest House is a leading B&B located in the stunning suburb of Fernwood/Bishop’s court. We are five minutes’ walk to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

The B&B has a room for almost every budget and need, is situated in an exclusive area bordering almost every attraction in Cape Town such as Newlands sports fields, Cape Town CBD and Waterfront, University of Cape Town, the Airport, Cable Car, beaches, you name it it’s all within 15 minutes from the front door.

Safe and secure in Maxwell's Guest House you will be away from the hustle of a big city yet be in close proximity to everywhere you will want to visit. Rooms have satellite TV, ADSL WiFi, Fridge, Hot beverages, fan and heater, and hairdryer.

Rooms serviced daily. The house also features a sandstone deck overlooking the designer garden, off-street parking and full-house security system and to complete the picture a formal lounge and French garden furniture.

All beds have extra size down duvets and finest linen. Bath sheets and complimentary shampoos in all bathrooms. Maxwell's Guest House is your home from home wherever in the world you are from.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 33 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Maxwell's Guest House

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Vijay Vettiyamkunnath
09 November 2017

Location and the venue itself

David Wright
28 June 2017

Keith is a great host, friendly and helpful.The location of Maxwells is in a quiet suburb yet close to arterial routes. Beware that traffic is heavy at peak hour but ok if you travel counter flow.The morning view of the mountain from our room is spectacular.Would recommend for out of CBD stay.

Tamsin Bam
23 May 2017

The guest house was adequate for our stay and served only as a place to sleep and get ready for the day's adventures. The manager is friendly enough but the house is badly in need of maintenance and the breakfast is nothing to write home about.

Marino Meneghetti
15 May 2017

Room was comfortable and good value

Willem Louw
23 April 2017

We had a lovely stay at maxwells. Definitely going back again next year to enjoy the beauty of Cape Town. Maxwells is situated in a beautiful suburb and very central. Great place to stay

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Maxwell's Guest House Map

Maxwell's Guest House is 6.9km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 17.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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