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Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 19 December 2009

Friend and my wife and I spent 5 days at this B&B and found it quite comfortable with an excellent and helpful staff. Breakfast was excellent especially since we could have outdoors every morning. Great Location and easy access to the highways out of town.

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Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2009

I was so impressed with the attention to detail I recieved at 'An African Villa' Cape Town itself I fell in love with immediately but I couldn't fault and couldn't of picked a better place to stay. It was beautiful in every way.

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Reviewed 9 December 2009

My wife and I stayed at An African Villa at the beginning of a month long visit to Southern Africa. It was by far the finest accomadations we found in Africa. The villa is two row houses that have been joined by removing a common wall. This made the place very spacious and allowed for ample community areas. The food...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2009

We couldn't have been happier with An African Villa. We chose it from reading Trip Advisor and were a little apprehensive but it exceeded our expectations. It was truly a home away from home and even better. No small detail was overlooked, from the organized tourist information book, the hearty delicious breakfasts,the wonderful bed and linens, down to the flashlight...

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Mayo, Ireland
Reviewed 22 November 2009

We stayed at An African Villa for 4 nights at the beginning of October which was an amazing start to our 3 week honeymoon in South Africa. As soon as we walked into the lounge and Cindy welcomed us with an exceptionally thorough tour of the house and Cape Town orientation, I was delighted with my decision to book independently...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2009

An African Villa lives up to all the reviews and more. We had a bronze room (the cheapest) which was extremely comfortable and well appointed. The bathroom was modern and spotlessly clean. The decor is superb and everything about the B & B is great. Breakfast is the best we had in all our travels and is served by wonderful...

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2009

The previous reviews say it all really. From the moment we walked through the door late at night to the moment we checked out we had a fantastic stay. The staff are really friendly and super efficient, the place is beautifully decorated and there are so many lovely touches to make you feel right at home, from the free port...

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Cherry Hill, Nj
Reviewed 18 November 2009

As all the other reviews said this is a very nice guest house on a quiet street and near good restaurants. However, the staff is the shining star here and are very nice people from the office staff to the household staff. We stayed for five nights and enjoyed our stay. Parking is on street and safe and the location...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2009

We stayed 4 nights at An African Villa in the beginning of our 2 week trip to South Africa. The 1st 2 nights we had no car, and picked up a hired car (Avis is a ~30 rand taxi ride away) for the other 2 nights. Parking on the the street was not an issue, and the location made driving...

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Neptune, NJ
Reviewed 10 November 2009

After reading all of the glowing reviews, we did not hesitate to book our 6 day visit to Cape Town at An African Villa. We were not disappointed. The personal attention you receive by the entire staff is outstanding. They have made good service their prority. The location is ideal for visiting restaurants, shopping, tours etc. Another perk was the...

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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: ₹ 8,390 - ₹ 10,913 (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
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#8 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
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