hether it be leisure or business, Highlands is the perfect venue for your holiday, corporate function, intimate wedding or honeymoon.
warm, friendly welcome awaits you where good old fashioned excellent service is the order of the day.
Conveniently located in Cape Towns leafy southern suburbs, Highlands Country House is situated between the acclaimed Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens & the Constantia Wine Estates.
romantic hide-away, or a base from which to explore The Fairest Cape.
ighlands is close to a number of Golf Courses, Newlands Rugby & Cricket Grounds and Kenilworth Race Course, the home of the J&B Met.
eaches on the Atlantic & Indian Oceans are within a short drive with the V&A Waterfront, the City Centre and Cape Town International Airport a mere 20 minutes away.
t goes without saying that tee off times, tickets or transport can all be reliably arranged by the reception desk at Highlands.
xperience 5-star hospitality in the peaceful surroundings of formal gardens and the beautifully restored Herbert Baker homestead.
his colonial mansion was built in 1900 by Sir Herbert Baker for Malcolm William Searle, the first Judge President of the Cape. Over the years Highlands has been host to many famous and colourful characters of the time - Arthur Conan Doyle, Oliver Schreiner, Percy Fitzpatrick… and many a discerning hotel guest since. Judge Searle's grandson still lives close by and has donated many items of family memorabilia.
At Highlands we pride ourselves on our attention to detail & that extends to our food. We do not run a restaurant but our chefs are on duty to prepare for our guests delightful light lunches, enticing pre-dinner snacks and delicious evening meals.
ighlands offers a selection of 14 rooms including a garden suite.
legantly furnished, every room overlooks the formal Italian gardens, the water features or one of two sparkling pools.
he Loft rooms have a view either towards the Mountain or to the City and False Bay.
ur Executive rooms are spacious with writing desks & generous bathrooms, all but one have balconies.
ur Luxury rooms are very spacious, all with lovely bathrooms and private balconies or a patio.
he Luxury Garden Suite is a room to fall in love with and it also doubles as our Honeymoon Suite.
Enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in our private spa, take a dip in one of the pools or simply curl up with a book in the colonial sitting room.
The peaceful & private surroundings of Highlands are ideal for those looking for rest & recuperation, especially after a medical or surgical procedure. Highlands comes highly recommended by several local leading doctors whose patients have become regular guests of ours.
Individually arranged, personally catered. For groups of 12 people or less we recommend the Boardroom with its long sash windows and unique stylish table. Coffee & snacks are served in the adjacent lounge or on the terrace, lunch in the dining room.
Larger groups can now enjoy the stunning Baker Room. Double doors & sliding windows open onto a private courtyard with water feature. Purpose built with retractable screen & air conditioning, this room can be set up in the style most suitable for the meeting, seating up to 25 people. Morning coffee & breaks are taken in the adjoining colonial lounge and courtyard, indeed Highlands has many areas that are ideally suited for break out sessions and workshops.