Good central location, with plentry of places to eat nearby, yet on a lovely quiet street. Our room was large and well-equipped, with a beautiful balcony. Breakfast is good, with your choice of hot food freshly prepared for you, although the buffet selection could perhaps be wider. The terrace at the back is lovely, although the pool was out of action while we were there due to the drought affecting Western Cape. The lounge areas are also nice places to sit and relax, with complementary sherry and port in the evenings. Staff all very nice and welcoming. Definitely a good choice if you're sightseeing in Cape Town.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This Villa is much more than that! It is in fact three houses which are part of a Victorian terrace dating from 1892. The double story houses have been joined together and so the inside spaces are much larger than the facade suggests. It's like walking into a TARDIS someone has written on Tripadvisor! There are 12 rooms and the hotel is owner managed.Location is vital when choosing a spot for you vacation and this more than a Villa is within an easy walk of all tourist attractions in the city area. The others (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 there's a sociable dining room and an eco-friendly fire blazing). Your hosts are very careful to offer you as much information as you want and they will arrange car rental, restaurant reservations, tours etc. As required.Free internet on 2 computers in a library area and wireless access is available in all rooms. At night the night porter will set out complimentary sherry and port and at other times there is an honesty bar and guest fridge in the kitchen. Parking is on street and there is no charge (street guards patrol) but you should not need a car from this well placed hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- An African Villa Hotel Cape Town Central
- An African Hotel
- An African Cape Town