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    An African Villa

    19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    “b b” (91 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 911 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    An African Villa was our starting point to our South Africa trip, and we really enjoyed our stay there. The neighborhood is nice and feels safe, and you can walk down to Long Street during the day. Keith and all the staff were extremely welcoming...More

    Thank stimela
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Villa is a lovely inn located in a quieter residential neighborhood between downtown and Table Mountain. Three older homes were completely renovated to create this facility that is beautifully decorated and completely modern, yet retains much charm in a home-like atmosphere, The spacious platinum...More

    1  Thank Steve17096
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This Villa was the first stop on our short trip to the Cape. We arrived early evening by taxi after two long flights with Emirates via Dubai and were tired, but upon entering the villa, it was exciting to see a very African theme ....More

    2  Thank kiwitravellernew
    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    We had a really lovely time staying at an African Villa. It's a great location for getting to all the key sights in Cape Town and lots of nice local restauarants. The Villa is a guest house - much more homely and friendly than a...More

    Thank AlexRunswick
    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed three nights and were very happy! The location is quiet and near restaurants. We used Uber to get many places for just a couple of $ US each ride. The Africa Villa is 3 townhouses put together into one with a nice downstairs...More

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    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
    • US$131 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #8 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #9 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #30 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • 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
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    VascoHoskins
    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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    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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    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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    "Ask for a quiet room--not one overlooking the patio, over the kitchen, or next to the dining area."
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