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    An African Villa

    19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 30 October 2010

    The perfect guest house: good location, extremely nice and helpful staff, very comfortable room, and nicely decorated common areas. Room C4 has lots of room and a balcony. Nice breakfasts.

    Thank MarkEdelstein
    Reviewed 25 October 2010

    This is beyond comparison the most charming, friendly and lovely hotel I have ever stayed in. With wonderful hosts that are extremely helpful. Great rooms, beautiful decor and really good breakfast. A fabulous alternative to big impersonal hotels and situated in a really good venue...More

    1  Thank KPanton
    Reviewed 14 October 2010

    We stayed 4 nights and thoroughly enjoyed this place and the city. We had a rental car, but didn't need one to see the city from here. It is just far enough away from downtown to be relaxing, yet the neighborhood has a nice range...More

    Thank Fitz339
    Reviewed 22 September 2010

    Very conveniently located in a quiet residential area but close to restaurants, shops etc. Easy access to public transport. The guesthouse is simply a wonderful place to stay in a family like atmosphere. The rooms are large and comfortable. The interior reflects the the name...More

    Thank zeitmesser51
    Reviewed 21 September 2010

    Wonderful welcome,beautiful B&B,comfortable bed,all any traveller wishes for but seldom finds. The staff were incredible, even arranging to send a parcel home for us.We highly recommend the Villa, hope you can get a reservation

    Thank fwood
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    About
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    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
    • US$131 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town
    • #8 Family Hotel in Cape Town
    • #9 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town
    • #30 Business Hotel in Cape Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Also Known As
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    • An African Hotel ,
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    • An African Villa Cape Town, South Africa
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    VascoHoskins
    2 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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    giantsgrl
    20 December 2016|
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    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
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    Claudia K
    27 November 2016|
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    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
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    "We had room A2 with a beautiful of Table Mountain!"
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    "There is no elevator, so any personal mobility issues should be discussed in selecting a room."
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    "if you have problems with your legs - chosse a room downstairs"
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    "Ask for a quiet room--not one overlooking the patio, over the kitchen, or next to the dining area."
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