High Corner Guesthouse

High Corner Guesthouse is one of Grahamstown most loved accommodation landmarks.

This elegant guesthouse is centrally situated in Grahamstown upper High Street opposite the Drostdy Arch entrance to Rhodes University and is within easy walking distance from numerous restaurants and coffee shops, Rhodes University, the High Court, museums and business centre of Grahamstown.

Superior accommodation in true Eastern Cape style is provided to guests on either a B&B or self-catering basis.

This accommodation establishment is the perfect base from which to explore the City of Grahamstown.



This gracious home and guest house has been meticulously and lovingly restored. It boasts a yellow wood staircase and floors, original Oregon pine panelling, high ceilings and generous rooms graced with Cape antiques and original art.

Accommodation for guests is provided by five beautifully furnished bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and, not forgetting modern comforts: heated towel rails, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and digital safes.

For the comfort of our guests the four upstairs rooms are air-conditioned whilst a heater and fan is provided in our garden room.

Guests have exclusive use of the elegant lounge where delicious breakfasts are served each morning.

Relax at our vine-covered patio and swimming pool or enjoy a treat at the on-site beauty clinic (by appointment only). Secure parking is provided behind beautiful old stone walls.

Enjoy unpretentious Eastern Cape hospitality in the heart of the City of Grahamstown. High Corner Guesthouse is the ideal base from which guests can explore this beautiful and vibrant city which played a major role in the history of South Africa.


  • Laundry facilities on request;
  • Children welcome by arrangement;
  • Wi-fi internet hotspot;
  • Computer access provided by arrangement; and
  • Credit Cards accepted.


High Corner Guesthouse now also offers accommodation in two newly renovated self-catering cottages. The cottages are located behind the Guesthouse in a separate and secure courtyard. Each cottage can accommodate a maximum of four persons.

  • Children are welcome;
  • Hairdryer;
  • Fans;
  • Heaters;
  • Wi-fi internet access is available.


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