We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    An African Villa

    19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    05/06/2017 06/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (315)
          Room & Suite (240)
          Dining (58)
          Derwent House Boutique Hotel
          1,373 reviews
          #5 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Blackheath Lodge
          1,804 reviews
          #3 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa
          989 reviews
          #8 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Cape Heritage Hotel
          1,228 reviews
          #11 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Overview
          • Excellent89%
          • Very good8%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “b b” (89 reviews)
          “platinum room” (21 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Airport Transportation
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          Free Parking
          4.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Derwent House Boutique Hotel
          1,373 reviews
          #5 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Blackheath Lodge
          1,804 reviews
          #3 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa
          989 reviews
          #8 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Cape Heritage Hotel
          1,228 reviews
          #11 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          5 Jun6 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cape Town Central hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "09a1adb2e4e1475091a891abe6c13cbe", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":458044,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"09a1adb2e4e1475091a891abe6c13cbe","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"An African Villa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjA5YTFhZGIyZTRlMTQ3NTA5MWE4OTFhYmU2YzEzY2JlIiwiQUlLIjoiODg3ZGVlYzBlODc5NGI3NjhiMWViYmVlOTdjMTlmMzUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "05/06/2017", "checkOut": "06/06/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (985)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          591 - 595 of 985 reviews

          Reviewed 4 March 2010

          Well where can I begin. The location of the Guest House is just the best to stay. Very close to Kloof Street, very safe and quiet at night and the best: in an old victorian style building. If you enter we were amazed by the...More

          1  Thank daisy_joey
          Reviewed 28 February 2010

          Everything about this hotel is great. The bedrooms are luxurious, the interior design is very funky and the breakfast in the courtyard the best we've had (with touches like freshly griddled american pancakes and amazing fruit salad). Best of all are the personal touches. The...More

          Thank capeluloboy
          Reviewed 27 February 2010

          We have just returned from a wonderful holiday in SA...We stayed at An African Villa at the start and end of our holiday and both times we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Villa is well placed being near to Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula...More

          Thank whizzkid_9
          Reviewed 25 February 2010

          We had a very relaxing and enjoyable time here. A great place to chill out in Cape Town. The staff were extremely attentive and friendly. My partner left his wallet in one of the common areas with a substantial sum of money in it, and...More

          Thank Alastair A
          Reviewed 25 February 2010

          Stayed at the Africa Villa for 2 nights, and were sad to leave. The personal attention was defaintely something which hands down was the best than in any other place in SA. We stayed in Cape Town a total of 1 week, then did the...More

          Thank Lio56
          Derwent House Boutique Hotel
          1,373 reviews
          #5 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Blackheath Lodge
          1,804 reviews
          #3 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa
          989 reviews
          #8 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          Cape Heritage Hotel
          1,228 reviews
          #11 of 109 hotels in Cape Town Central
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 129 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Romantic 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
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Agoda, Expedia, Priceline, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets and TripOnline SA so you can book your An African Villa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Cape Town >
          • Cape Town Central
          • Also Known As
          • An African Villa Hotel Cape Town Central ,
          • An African Hotel ,
          • An African Cape Town ,
          • An African Villa Cape Town, South Africa
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (315)
          Room & Suite (240)
          Dining (58)
          Pool & Beach (18)
          Hotel & Grounds (217)
          Bathroom (11)
          Family and Play Areas (7)
          Nearby
          Cape Milner
          444 reviews
          .20 km away
           
          Hippo Boutique Hotel
          341 reviews
          .36 km away
           
          Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa
          250 reviews
          .27 km away
           
          More Quarters Hotel
          535 reviews
          .50 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Miller's Thumb
          1,676 reviews
          .28 km away
          Arnold's Restaurant
          643 reviews
          .43 km away
          Rick's Cafe Americain
          494 reviews
          .34 km away
          Thali
          58 reviews
          .39 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          The Labia
          70 reviews
          .56 km away
          Cape Xtreme
          185 reviews
          .72 km away
          Amber Tours
          125 reviews
          .49 km away
          Detour Africa Tours & Safaris
          38 reviews
          .69 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          VascoHoskins
          Do you welcome babies/toddlers? Do you have cribs for them if so?
          3 February 2017|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          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
          0
          Votes
          giantsgrl
          As a solo traveler can you tell me if there are good restaurants close by and are you in a safe area ?thanks
          20 December 2016|
          Answer Show all 5 answers
          Response from africanvilla16 | Property representative |
          We have very good restaurants within an 6 - 8 minute walk on Kloof Street. It is safe to walk to the restaurants, however we recommend that guests come home after their meal with a taxi as they are inexpensive. Best... More
          1
          Vote
          Claudia K
          We like to travel light, is there laundry service by piece and turnaround within the day if submit by 10am?
          28 November 2016|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from africanvilla16 | Property representative |
          Hi Claudia Laundry service is offered Monday to Friday Deliver before 10h00am and return same day at 18h30. Cost is calculated by weight and not per item, but the minimum charge is R115, so best is, fill the bag with more... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "A5 would be our choice, First floor if possible,"
          Read review
          "Always request the room with the table-mountain view!"
          Read review
          "We had Room A2. It was an excellent room with a view of Table Mountain."
          Read review
          "We had B2, which had a view of Table Mountain and overlooked the courtyard. We liked the decor and the comfy..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing