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    An African Villa

    19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    11 - 15 of 897 reviews

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    I don't know where to start as I have so much to say about this B&B. We stayed there for 5 nights and left with regret because we were so well treated, however we had a flight to catch. We were welcomed upon our arrival...More

    3  Thank Luc B
    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    Staying at "an African Villa" was very nice. Our room was of good size and clean. The personal were very nice and helpfull. It's location was about 6 mins from table mountain and about 12 mins from the VA Waterfront. There were many resturants within...More

    Thank Raymond S
    Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

    A beautifully decorated boutique hotel. The rooms are so comfortable, breakfast delicious and the service is what really sets this hotel apart: it is warm, personal yet discreet. The location is great too: a leafy residential street less than 10 min walk to the lively...More

    1  Thank Mossop1006
    Response from africanvilla16, Owner at An African VillaResponded 3 May 2017

    Dear Mossop1006, What a lovely review about your stay at the Villa. It was an absolute pleasure to have you with us and to help make your visit a success. We love our city and also our hotel and are delighted when others find pleasure...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Great Hotel with friendly owners and staff if you are looking for a local experience! The hotel is in a house with the interiors being very pretty! during check-in the owners take you through a tour of the house and provide detail explanations of the...More

    Thank vedicxtacy
    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

    An African Villa is a gem. The rooms are beautiful, well maintained. The service provided by all of the staff is great. Loved the breakfasts. Especially loved the sherry and port made available every evening. Made even more special when there was cake or sweets...More

    Thank Thelma H
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    About
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    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$184 (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
    • #31 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Africa >
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    • 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
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    Traveller (315)
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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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    "if you come from airport ask them to organise transport for you"
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    "ask for a table mountain view room"
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    "A5 would be our choice, First floor if possible,"
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