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Offering views of Table Mountain, Number5 Guest house is set in a historical building, located in a quiet street and just 2-minutes' walk from Kloof Street.

The rooms at the guest house are individually decorated with an African theme and each room has a satellite TV, hair dryer and a bathroom with shower.

Breakfast is served every morning and a variety of restaurants and cafes can be found on Kloof Street.

Number5 Guest house has a garden, a shaded terrace and a small library. Free WiFi is available.

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is an 8-minute drive away and Company's Garden is located 0.6 mi from the guest house. Number5 is 5-minutes from De Waal Park.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Number5 Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since Jan 5, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

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Free Parking Available On Site


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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Broken Bath Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Milton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Gardens is a district of Cape Town located directly beneath Table Mountain and Lion's Head. It is an affluent neighbourhood populated mostly by young professionals with many chic restaurants, hotels and boutique shops. Within a minute walk from the guesthouse you can reach Kloof Street, one of the trendiest streets in Cape Town, boasting a variety of restaurants, bars, clothing boutiques and décor stores.
Languages spoken: German,English,French,Italian
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Mediclinic Cape Town
    0.2 miles
  • De Waal Park
    0.2 miles
  • Labia Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Christopher Moller Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Lifestyle On Kloof
    0.3 miles
  • South African Museum And Planetarium
    0.4 miles
  • The Jumu'a Mosque Of Cape Town
    0.4 miles
  • South African Jewish Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Gardens Shopping Centre
    0.5 miles
  • South African National Gallery
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Table Mountain
    1.3 miles
  • V&A Waterfront
    2.2 miles
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
    3.9 miles
  • World of Birds
    6.4 miles
  • Groot Constantia
    6.7 miles
  • Chapman's Peak
    11.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Broken Bath Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Milton Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Clifton 1st Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Clifton 2nd Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Sunset Beach
    1.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    10.9 miles
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Amenities of Number5 Guesthouse
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Number5 Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 7:30 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 2 are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

2 - 3 years
Crib by request
ZAR 100 per child, per night
4 years old
Crib by request
ZAR 100 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
ZAR 500 per child, per night
5 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 500 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 2 and up are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Diners Club Number5 Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Number5 Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Number5 Guesthouse

  • Guests staying at Number5 Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Number5 Guesthouse by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min
    • Taxi 20min
    • Car 20min

  • The prices at Number5 Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Number5 Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin/Double

  • Number5 Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Number5 Guesthouse is 0.8 miles from the center of Cape Town.

    • Check-in at Number5 Guesthouse is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.