The Lions Guesthouse

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
49 Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
4.5 out of 5 rating 65 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Lions Guesthouse in Cape Town (Cape Town City Centre), you'll be a 5-minute walk from Kloof Street and 12 minutes by foot from Long Street. This guesthouse is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Table Mountain and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Lions Head.


Make yourself at home in one of the 6 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


English breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kloof Street - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Cape Town Medi Clinic - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Long Street - 1 km / 0.6 mi
South African Museum and Planetarium - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Company's Garden - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
South African Jewish Museum - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Table Mountain National Park - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Bo Kaap Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Cape Town Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Christian Barnard Hospital - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
South African National Gallery - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Parliament of South Africa - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
St. Georges Mall - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Pan African Market - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
South Africa Library - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi

The preferred airport for The Lions Guesthouse is Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 20.4 km / 12.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property 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 Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 7 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: ZAR 160 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 370 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance