Palm House Boutique Hotel

Even locals don’t know about this hidden boutique hotel

Glamorous 5-star suites and fine dining in a 1920s manor

Last updated: Wednesday, 3 April 2024 

If the Mount Nelson had a younger sister, Palm House would be it. This charming 1920s manor house, tucked behind an unassuming gate in a quiet suburb, was restored into a 5-star boutique hotel. And you don’t have to stay here to experience Chef Gerard Van Staden’s transcendent fine dining, or lounge in the wellness oasis.  

Palm House is hidden away in the calm suburb of Wynberg. Image: Palm House Boutique Hotel


The stately manor still resembles the old world architecture with columns and rounded turrets. The original wooden door beckons visitors inside, while a grand chandelier and sweeping staircase directs guests to the upstairs suites. 

New owners Max Jong and Shelagh Wood are the reason why visitors can still

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