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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Certificate of Excellence
The Villa comprises two houses which form part of a Victorian terrace dating from 1892. These double stories have been joined and so the inside spaces are very spacious. “It's like walking into a tardis” someone has written on Tripadvisor! The hotel is owner managed. Location is vital when choosing a vacation venue and the Villa is within an easy walk of most tourist attractions while some, (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 we serve in a sociable dining room with an eco-friendly fire blazing). Your hosts will happily arrange car rental, restaurant bookings, tours etc if required. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available in all rooms. A staff member is on duty throughout the night to offer complimentary port and sherry and there is also an honesty bar available. Parking is on street at no charge (with street guard) - though most manage without a car.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Residential Neighbourhood
Quaint
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights and loved it. Very friendly, helpful people. Nice quiet neighborhood, spacious rooms and a great breakfast. Lots of restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance. A short uber ride to all the highlights in Cape Town. I highly recommend...More

Thank DAGCalgary
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We took three rooms in An African Villa and from walking through the door from the quiet leafy street, the quality of the house is immediately apparent. It's a boutique B&B and some. Hotel like space abounds inside and out with decorations subtly conveying that...More

Thank CurtisG
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We stayed at An African Villa around September 20 for three nights. The villa is very comfortable with large well appointed rooms. The breakfast is plentiful and delicious. The Villa is situated in the suburbs of Cape Town and only a short Uber trip to...More

Thank paulandtrish
Reviewed 21 September 2018

My husband and I stayed at An African Villa for 4 nights before we left on the Garden Route, and 1 night when we returned. I highly recommend this Guest House. The décor immediately gets you in a South African mood, and the employees are...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

What a wonderful find this place was. We stayed four nights and felt like we got a glimpse into the real Cape Town. Excellent room, great restaurants nearby, a view of Table Mountain, even a packed breakfast for an early morning tour. Louis, the manager,...More

Thank Max T
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FloridaEmptynest
23 January 2018|
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Response from Torte_Sue | Reviewed this property |
The rooms all have private bathrooms. Very nice place!
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ronnie63_11
10 December 2017|
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Response from Steve17096 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with above—just email hotel if you need more specifics.
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3 February 2017|
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Response from africanvilla16 | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your interest in An African Villa. Much as we love little ones, we are not able to accept children under 12 years as guests. The building is unsuited and other guests are too inconvenienced by the... More
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"If available, room at the back with a view of Table Mountain."
MaxT578
18 Sep. 2018
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"We stayed in the room over the reception. it was quiet and had a nice balcony that I enjoyed my coffee on..."
virginiah8
1 Sep. 2018
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"The Hotel is located near to Table Mountain and 10mins drive from he Waterfront."
KaloChorio1
24 Feb. 2018
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"Ask for Room C-4"
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8 Dec. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 141 - USD 190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
an african villa hotel cape town centralan african hotelan african cape town
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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