High Corner Guesthouse

Accommodation Overview

High Corner Guest House in Grahamstown is a historical 4 Star Graded Self-Catering and Bed & Breakfast Guest House.


High Corner Guest House in Grahamstown is a historical 4 Star Graded Self-Catering and Bed & Breakfast Guest House.

High Corner Guest House in Grahamstown is one of the most treasured accommodation landmarks in the city.

This historical and elegant guest house is centrally situated opposite the Drostdy Arch entrance to Rhodes University and within easy walking distance from a number of restaurants, cafés and museums.

This refined home and guest house has been lovingly resorted but still features historical treasures such as a yellow wood staircase and floors, original Oregan pine panelling and spacious rooms adorned with Cape antiques and original artworks.

Accommodation at High Corner Guest House is provided in five bed and breakfast guest rooms as well as two self-catering cottages.

The guest rooms are beautifully furnished and feature en-suite bathrooms, warm wooden antique furniture and modern comforts such as air-conditioning, heated towel rails, satellite televisions and tea/coffee trays.

The two self-catering units, The Perch and The Messenger's Cottage are located behind the guest house in a separate courtyard. The Messenger's Cottage, the oldest cottage in Grahamstown (1814), was once home to Thomas Stubbs, the 1820 Settler. This restored cottage now accommodates 4 people and comprises 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan lounge, dining area and kitchenette.

The Perch is a duplex cottage which accommodates 4 people in two en-suite bedrooms, open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen.

Wholesome breakfasts are served each morning in the elegant guest lounge. The vine clad terrace alongside the swimming pool is a tranquil area to relax. Or guests may choose to stroll through the city of Grahamstown and be captivated by the wealth of South African history which flows from this historic city.


Rates are as advised by High Corner Guest House

There are no additional costs when booking accommodation with Up And Go

The Rates information below is a guide only and will be confirmed when making your reservation.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Please note that these rates are not applicable over busy periods such as National Arts Festival, Si-Fest, Graduation, Orientation, Balloon Week and K-Day. In addition we may require a minimum stay during these events.

Guest House Accommodation – Rates include Breakfast

ZAR590.00 per person per night sharing

ZAR795.00 per single person per night

ZAR270.00 for 1 additional bed/mattress in room (by prior request)

ZAR195.00 per child under 10 years

Self-Catering Cottages (maximum 4 people) – No Breakfast

ZAR730.00 per night (1 person)

ZAR480.00 per person per night (2 people)

ZAR440.00 per person per night (3 people)

ZAR400.00 per person per night (4 people)

ZAR105.00 – Breakfast per person (by prior request)

No charge for children under 10 years


Secure on-site parking

Satellite Television

Tea/Coffee Trays


Digital Safes

Heated Towel Rails

Swimming Pool

Guest Lounge

Laundry Facilities on Request

Complimentary Wi-Fi


Credit Cards Accepted



Horse Riding

Arts & Crafts


Mountain Biking


National Arts Festival


4 Star Graded (TGCSA)

AA Superior Accommodation

GPS Coordinates:

S33° 18' 45.3"

E026° 31' 20.6"

Specific details

Area Activities: Bar, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Nightlife, Restaurant, Running Trails, Shopping / Markets, Spa, Swimming Pool
Facilities: Air Conditioning, DSTV, Television
Star Grading: 4
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Guest House, Self-Catering


Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
122 High Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa