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About The Highlander Guest House

Established in 1965 as an old boys club to the St. Andrews' College, The Highlander Guest House is now a well-loved and placed establishment in Grahamstown.

Guests are accommodated in comfortable double rooms that are serviced daily and dressed in soft percale linen.

The resident pub, fondly known as The Lowlander is equipped with rustic trestle tables, wooden chairs and wood-chip-floors that both oozes character and creates atmosphere.

Come and watch the big game, listen to live music on weekends and relax whilst your pizza is being prepared in a wood fired oven.

Along with a welcoming atmosphere The Highlander offers you a home from home experience where you can relax and enjoy real Eastern Cape hospitality.

Wedding Venues: We cater for all functions large and small offering any of the rooms described. An ideal wedding venue with specialty catering available.

  • Response Rate: 85%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 52 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


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

The Highlander Guest House Rooms

Reviews for The Highlander Guest House

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Paul Faller
07 July 2018

Rom was comfortable and serviced daily. Wall panel heater inadequate in the cold.

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The Highlander Guest House is 0.6km from the centre of Grahamstown , the nearest airport 126.3km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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