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Bay Leaf Cottage

6 reviews
Bay Leaf Cottage - view from street
Lounge 1
Dining Corner
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom - dressing table
Second Bedroom
Second Bed
Dressing Table Second  Bedroom
Fully equiped kitchen
Bay Leaf
Front Door
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Observatory, Western Cape
Bay Leaf Cottage is located in the trendy suburb of Observatory, Cape Town. ”Obs”, as it is known to residents, is renowned for it's Victorian architecture, eateries, pubs, shops, theatres and clubs on the popular Lower Main Road strip and is well located with quick and easy access to the tourist attractions of Cape Town.

Equipped with a bathroom with cast iron Victorian bath and shower (in addition to the hot and cold shower in the private courtyard). The private courtyard has barbecue/braai facilities and a comfortable table and chairs for outdoor dining. Off-street parking is provided behind an automated gate for a medium sized car.

Other amenities that are close by include the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Rhodes Memorial, Newlands cricket and rugby stadiums and the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens...
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Listing #HL237663
About the Owner
Gwen F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

What an absolutely amazing place to stay. Very clean and comfortable with everything you need and ever wanted to make your stay perfect. Gwenni the owner and her partner Wayne really go to the extremes to make this place awesomely good. We've been to a...More

Thank Alicia A
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Bay Leaf Cottage is a great base for a stay in Cape Town. Situated in Irwell Street in the suburb of Observatory, the house comprises two comfortable rooms, a well kitted out kitchen, comfortable living room, and bathroom. The street is very quiet, and the...More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2012


  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Check in time: 14h00
Check out time: 10h00
Different check in and check out times by arrangement with your host.
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About the neighbourhood
Bay Leaf Cottage is located in the trendy suburb of Observatory, Cape Town. ”Obs”, as it is known to residents, is renowned for it’s Victorian architecture, eateries, pubs, shops, theatres and clubs on the popular Lower Main Road strip and is well located with quick and easy access to the tourist attractions of Cape Town.There are few places in the world where you can watch the sun set from the shores of two of the great oceans - the warm Indian Ocean or chilly Atlantic. So do what the locals do - as the sun starts to sink in the west, grab some cold drinks and some delectable deli fare, and head towards a favourite beach for yet another breathtaking sunset.

Activities could be anything from climbing Table Mountain (or using the cable car), lazing on the soft white sand of the beaches,...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International: 15.0 km
Railway: Observatory: 1.0 km
Ferry: Cape Town: 7.0 km
Only a 10 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport. We are able to arrange a shuttle to transport you directly between the airport and the cottage. Also, taxis are always available. Very centrally located, close to the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, shops and restaurants within walking distance. Local transport bus/train within a 5 minute walk.
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.0 km.
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