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Cape Diem Lodge, Cape Town

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Vesperdene Road 11, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8005, South Africa

Adults-only guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 328 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Awesome vibe
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Great pool

Cape Diem Lodge, Cape Town

from $157
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Loft, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Cape Diem Lodge, Cape Town


  • In Green Point
  • Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - 7 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 11 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 18 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 23 min walk
  • Greenmarket Square - 23 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 29 min walk
  • South African National Gallery - 33 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 24 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 19 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 12
  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1832
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 23-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Cape Diem Lodge, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Cape Diem Lodge Cape Town
  • Cape Diem Lodge
  • Diem Lodge
  • Cape Diem Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cape Diem Lodge Cape Town
  • Cape Diem Cape Town
  • Cape Diem Lodge Town South Africa
  • Cape Diem Lodge Guesthouse
  • Cape Diem Lodge Guesthouse Cape Town


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 450 (one way)

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

Superb 9.2 From 59 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Truly magical experience
Amazing! I have to say it was above and beyond my expectations. I arrived late in the night (11pm) and the staff, specifically Vashna, was so helpful in helping me arrange an airport pickup. They were on time and it was the most comfortable ride and great way to begin my trip. Upon arrival I got a personalized welcome and tour and welcome drink. The lodge is better than the pictures. With only 6 rooms, it’s very intimate and you get the utmost service. The breakfast in the morning was so fresh and delicious. The staff knew you by name and it was such a great feeling. My room opened up to the terrace by the pool and it was a nice treat to see the sunrise and sunset each day. The room was super cute. I had the lofted bed one and it was a fun experience. A couple of things though, I’m 5’5” and I was able to stand up straight, but anyone over that may need to for sure hunch a little at the top so be mindful of that. Also, there’s no iron/ironing board in the room, so just ask for it and they will bring it to you. I found this to be the case in all hotels I stayed in in SA. Best experience. Would totally recommend. It was close to everything. And the staff was great. They also helped me arrange a full day Cape Town tour and I had an amazing time!
Arlenis, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Small boutique hotel in Green Point, superb location, quiet but still just a short walk to the waterfront. Nice modern rooms, very comfortable, friendly and attentive service. Only con is that parking is a hassle.
KEN, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Cape Town guest house.
The staff was most welcoming and would go out of their way to assist with anything. Rooms were very comfortable and location was good. Breakfast was delicious with good variety.
Douglas, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Lovely Cape Town
Very nice rooms, and very clean. Warmly welcomed by the staff and supported with taxis, etc. It was a brief stay for us with a late arrival and early AM departure, but we'd stay again.
us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Hire Car Vandilised on unsafe Road outside
Parking not secure and car was vandilsed while under the supervision of the manager at the hotel. Then no responsibility taken by the owner. Do not stay here if you want secure parking, its roadside parking. Also not '5 star' international level, even though they try to portrait themselves as such
Ryan, gbRomance trip

Cape Diem Lodge, Cape Town

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