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An African Villa

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Reviewed today NEW

Perfect hotel in every aspect. It's quiet, safe, clean, comfortable. Large room, king bed. Friendly, helpful staff, extremely organized! Gorgeous continental breakfast. The girls will make you toasts and eggs if you like. Made me feel like "this is my home in Cape Town". Within walking distance to fancy restaurants, bars,an icecream parlour, a mini mall with a cafe, a...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This charming house was an excellent start to our exploration of Cape Town. With excellent facilities (including access to the kitchen), the staff couldn't have been more helpful. A good breakfast and a quiet residential location all contributed to my impression of people who take our comfort seriously.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was more of a B&B....we were there 2 days... took a tour which they gave us a breakfast to go since it was before breakfast time...next day had to get to airport early so never got to get the full B&B experience...although the 1st day of arrival they had 3 cooks in the kitchen and it smelled amazing....

1Thank nancyjdupree2
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose An Africa Villa for our stay in Cape Town as we wanted a smaller owner operated establishment. We were made very welcome and the staff was wonderful at meeting our needs. Breakfast was very good, and my husband was able to have his gluten free toast. We enjoyed the location as we were able to walk to several...

2Thank Garnet449
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I consider this the best and most reasonable hotel in Cape Town. The rooms are spacious, reasonably priced and very comfortable. The hotel is located within walking distance of downtown. Louis and Keith gave us tips on 2 restaurants close by the hotel and what we considered some of the best food of our stay in South...

3Thank midwest68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 1 week. Love this place! It felt like coming home. The villa is a series of 3 townhouses joined and converted into this beautiful b&b. The owners/hosts Keith, Kayla, Louis all made us feel so welcome and helped us plan our trip, rent a car, etc. We stayed in House C, in a...

3Thank Pradeep M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at An African Villa on several occasions, checking in feels like coming back to our Cape Town home. The welcome is warm, every room we've stayed in has been more than comfortable, the décor is stylish and breakfast is good especially when you can sit outside in the sunshine and look up at the mountain. Most of all...

2Thank Kate W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your professionalism in welcoming us in your very nice place. The decoration in the house is just great and breakfast is very good: for sure, we will advise our French friends to come at your place if they plan to visit Cape Town.

Thank babiroussa
Belfast Northern Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Cindy and Keith and all the staff for a wonderful stay. The attention to detail was so good. Our room was perfect and our breakfast was delicious. When we are back in Capetown we will definitely be staying at An African Villa.

2Thank neillmcgowan
Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This 12 room B&B (or boutique hotel) is located in 3 late 19th century, linked townhouses. The public rooms are extensively decorated with tasteful African art, and this is carried through to the bedrooms. The garden area is quite small for a 12 room hotel, with a plunge pool and 4 loungers. Plenty of other seating at tables. We had...

2Thank grahamee

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Villa is much more than that! It is in fact three houses which are part of a Victorian terrace dating from 1892. The double story houses have been joined together and so the inside spaces are much larger than the facade suggests. It's like walking into a TARDIS someone has written on Tripadvisor! There are 12 rooms and the hotel is owner managed.Location is vital when choosing a spot for you vacation and this more than a Villa is within an easy walk of all tourist attractions in the city area. The others (like the fabulous beaches) are a short taxi ride away.There is a small plunge pool in a peaceful courtyard where a very full breakfast is served in summer. (In winter there's a sociable dining room and an eco-friendly fire blazing). Your hosts are very careful to offer you as much information as you want and they will arrange car rental, restaurant reservations, tours etc. As required.Free internet on 2 computers in a library area and wireless access is available in all rooms. At night the night porter will set out complimentary sherry and port and at other times there is an honesty bar and guest fridge in the kitchen. Parking is on street and there is no charge (street guards patrol) but you should not need a car from this well placed hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about An African Villa

Address: 19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 8,508 - ₹ 11,257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — An African Villa 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
An African Villa Hotel Cape Town Central
An African Hotel
An African Cape Town
An African Villa Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#8 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Does not have a lift so if you can't walk stairs ask for a room on bottom floor”
 of 5 bubbles nancyjdupree2, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If we were to book again, we would definitely get a second floor room for the view and the ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles Garnet449, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you have a problem with navigating stairs ask for a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles midwest68, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a platinum room”
 of 5 bubbles 256pradeepm, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Very Quiet/ Easy to get in the center of the city by foot”
 of 5 bubbles babiroussa, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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