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1 room, 2 adults

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 Cape Town with outdoor pool and pool bar
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Very friendly owner. Good service. Clean.Mar 10, 2020
  • Everything was fantastic. Would love to return soon. Thanks to Ed, John and Mercy, and…Jul 11, 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


  • 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
  • Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum - 6.5 mi / 10.4 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
  • Airport drop-off service

At a glance

Key facts


  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

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



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *


  • 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
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch TV
  • Netflix
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • 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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

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

Optional extras

Late check-in between 6:00 PM and 1:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 300

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 300 (subject to availability)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 280 per person

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 18 costs ZAR 280

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.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,6 From 10 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

SW1 Lodge

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