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Four Rosmead Guest House in Oranjezicht, City Bowl, Cape Town has all the characteristics of a boutique style hotel; its location, style, authenticity and personal service all contribute to re-defining the Cape Town travel experience. Four Rosmead is ideal for a romantic getaway or to celebrate a special occasion.

Built in 1903, Four Rosmead is a classified monument that has been sensitively and stylishly re-modeled. The result is a Cape contemporary classic with a rich history. Interiors are chic with a subtle, yet distinctive African spirit enhanced by original South African artwork.

Interiors are chic, eclectic and contemporary - with a subtle yet distinctive African spirit, enhanced by original South African artwork. Landscaped gardens, a pamper spa offering a variety of massage treatments and a patio overlooking a pool deck and herb garden all contribute to an urban sanctuary which allow guests to relax and unwind - an ideal venue for self indulgence and to use as a base to explore Cape Town and the surrounding area.

With the vibey Kloof Street just a few steps away, you can experience the culture, foods and people of Cape Town and then retreat to your relaxing suite at Four Rosmead and enjoy the 360 degree views of Cape Town, Table Mountain and its surrounds. 

Contact us for bookings
Tel: +27 (0) 21 794 1619

Your hosts also invite you to take note of the art in their guesthouse. Four Rosmead displays carefully selected artwork crafted by local South African artists. Guests are able to choose from a variety of works ranging from wire sculptures to oil paintings to beaded animals. Most of these pieces are available for purchase as a tangible memory of your stay at Four Rosmead in Cape Town.

Caring for Destination

This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.

Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:

Water resources


  • The garden has been landscaped in a Mediterranean style to suite our climate; this includes using water wise plants and trees;
  • A grey water recycling system has been installed to ensure that bath, basin and shower water is used to water the gardens instead of making use of the municipal supply;
  • The pool filtering system also includes a water saving device




  • All excess food is donated to Feedback which is a program aimed at feeding the poor and needy in the Cape Town area.
  • Feedback is the link between people who have excess food and are willing to reach out, and communities where hunger and malnourishment are a way of life...


Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:

Four Rosmead’s responsible tourism initiatives include the following:



  •  All staff receive thorough induction training at the time of their employment. This together with our ongoing on the job training ensures that they have saleable skills that they would not otherwise have had;
  • We encourage tertiary education by facilitating study loans;
  • We provide supplements to our staff in winter to ensure that they do not suffer unduly from winter colds and flu’s and educate them about the benefits of eating healthily;
  • Transport is provided to and from work during periods of unrest when it is unsafe to use the public transport system.


 Renewable energy


  •  The swimming pool has recently been solar heated
  • Low voltage energy saving light bulbs are used wherever possible
  • All the rooms will soon be equipped with an energy saving device that switches off all high consumption items such as air conditioners when the room is not occupied