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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

In short and for those with a short attention span, It's excellent....book it. I spent several hours whilst staying in Durban the week before flying into Cape town researching guesthouses in Cape Town and this was one of a number where I felt we'd be happy to stay and we were delighted with our choice. From the outset the service...

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Ralf F, Owner at AfricanHome Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guests- thanks a lot for this long report about your stay at our AfricanHome Guesthouse - and we are really happy that you enjoyed your time here at our place a lot. We definitely hope to be able to welcome you again here at our place one day. Have a wonderful Christmas time Best regards Ralf , Stephan and...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay in this lovely B and B. Ralf and Stefan are two lovely hosts - friendly and so helpful. Great breakfasts and everything so so clean. Good location with lots of taxis available if you decide not to drive. Off street parking also available with is a big plus. The best rooms are in the main house....

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Ralf F, Owner at AfricanHome Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Liz- thanks for your honest and nice words , and we are happy that you were able to enjoy your time with us - and I promise that next time you will receive a room on the upper floor of the main house! And we are already looking for options to make our new loungers more comfortable, but did...

Vouvry, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay in Cape Town (Sea point). Very nice building, clean, cosy, great deco and well centered. Ralf and Stefan are so nice and all the staff is very welcoming. Perfect breakfast to start the day! Will come back for sure!

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Ralf F, Inhaber at AfricanHome Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Nicole- we definitely hope that you will come back ! Thanks for staying with us and we are happy you enjoyed your time here with your family! Ralf and Stephan and the whole team of the AfricanHome Guesthouse

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice building with great Norfolk connections. Lovely room , balcony , views, food , service. Would certainly stay again and recommend. Breakfasts varied , knowledgeable hosts convenient location 40 minute walk to Waterfront.

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Bad Honnef, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our stay at African Home! Stephan and Ralf are great hosts who helped us planning all our activitites (restaurants, planning of routes, getting tickets for Table Mountain...). The room was beatiful, clean and spacious enough with free WiFi. The breakfast was outstanding! The pool area also looked very nice - even though it was too cold to...

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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our first experience of Cape Town, and what a wonderful experience! Hosts/owners Stefan and Ralf and their staff made us incredibly welcome, our room was wonderful, the breakfasts were excellent, and we were given all the help and information anyone could ask for in terms of what to see and do, and how to go about it. We love small,...

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Ralf F, Inhaber at AfricanHome Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good evening out of CapeTown- thanks a lot for the wonderful lines you left in this review about your stay at our house. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your time very much here and we do hope that the rest of your trip through Africa was of the same good experience for you. More, however, we...

Akureyri, Iceland
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice rooms, comfortable beds, close to restaurants and the Atlantic Ocean, fabulous breakfast, very friendly and helpful owners, quiet neighborhood. Only drawback: Very limited parking space (especially if you have 4x4...)

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We spent four days at AfricanHome in early May, and could not have enjoyed it more. Rolf and Stephan were excellent hosts. They helped us make tour and dinner arrangements, but also gave us plenty of privacy. Our room was on the top floor, very quiet and comfortable with a large, well-appointed bathroom. Breakfast included hot options like eggs and...

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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

What a great stay we had at African Home Guesthouse!! Very clean and nice cottages. Perfect service with everyday the best breakfast and lunch that are all freshly made. It felt like a week of Paradise in Sunny South Africa.We hope to come back someday :)

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The fantastic experience began the moment I booked online. Ralf contacted me and arranged a taxi service to meet me at the Cape Town airport. Being a solo single traveler and my first time on the African continent this was an enormous weight off my mind. I stayed here for three nights before I continued onward to visit some friends...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1790 as the hunting lodge of Lord Nelson, the AfricanHome guesthouse is one of the oldest buildings in this suburb of Cape Town, situated only 2 blocks away from the Atlantic Seabord. It is a very peaceful oasis in the middle of this buzzling city, in walking distance to many restaurants and to the Waterfront, just 2 km away from Clifton Beaches and famous Long Street. New German owners who offer a fabulous breakfast buffet. Enjoy a relaxing day at the huge sparkling salt water pool being spoilt from our service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AfricanHome Guesthouse

Address: 17 Bickley Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €91 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AfricanHome Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Main house - balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 39LizM, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 with the balcony overlooking the pool was wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles fishvetmj, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very nice chill out area around the pool”
 of 5 bubbles dustygianni, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book early during the tourist season”
 of 5 bubbles savvy2olympia, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on top floor at the front of property probably best.”
 of 5 bubbles armart, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
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