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SW1 Lodge

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
30-32 Elsenham Avenue, Somerset West, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa

Luxury guesthouse in Firgrove Rural with outdoor pool, pool bar
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Everything was fantastic. Would love to return soon. Thanks to Ed, John and Mercy, and…Jul 11, 2019
  • We had an incredible experience! The only thing that wasn't 'excellent' was the wifi.…Apr 4, 2019

SW1 Lodge

  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Pool Access, Garden View
  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace, Sea View
  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace, Partial Sea View
  • Premium Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Pool Access, Garden View
  • Premium Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Pool Access, Garden View
  • Luxury Suite, Fireplace, Partial Sea View

What’s around SW1 Lodge


  • In Firgrove Rural
  • Helderberg - 19 min walk
  • Cheetah Outreach - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km
  • Strand Golf Club - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km
  • Erinvale Golf Club - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Vergelegen Wine Estate - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • Monkey Town Primate Centre - 6.6 mi / 10.7 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 32 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (11 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Bar - This lobby lounge specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

SW1 Lodge’s small print

Also known as

  • SW1 Luxury Guest Retreat
  • SW1 Luxury Guest Retreat Cape Town
  • SW1 Luxury Guest Retreat House
  • SW1 Luxury Guest Retreat House Cape Town
  • SW1 Lodge Cape Town
  • SW1 Cape Town
  • SW1 Lodge Cape Town
  • SW1 Lodge Guesthouse
  • SW1 Lodge Guesthouse Cape Town


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,6 From 8 reviews

Good 6,0
Furnishings in our bedroom tired. Bath and pool towels stained. Pool cushions very faded. Disappointed with breakfast as very basic and not enjoyable Management needs to review overall standard
au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely hospitality and lovely people
Pamela, ie4 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wonderful place. Highly recommended
Mareaze and her staff were so lovely and accommodating. It was a beautiful location and space, very close to the winery where I was attending a wedding
auOther trip

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