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An African Villa

4.0 of 5 19 Carstens St. | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Herts, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I normally only review restaurants. But am scribing this poolside in JoBurg for 2 reasons. One - to share this fab Guesthouse with other travellers. Don't hesitate. I'll refund you if you don't love the African Zen. Two - to express astonishment at the strange pair of reviews marking AAV 2 stars. They are quite simply wrong. The co owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at African VIlla and we would not stay anywhere else. Cannot fault a thing! The owners and staff(incl. night porters) are extremely welcoming and helpful. The villa is in a brilliant location to explore Cape Town but also has some really good local restaurants(millers thumb).The rooms are tastefully decorated and comfortable with... More 

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Worcester, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An African Villa was where we would spend the weekend, nestled on the slopes of Table Mountain in Tamboerskloof; we stayed in one of three semi-detached Victorian cottages. Beautifully restored, the themed cottages all speak of gracious living. Large spacious rooms flowing from one space into the other. Muted earthy tones and luxurious finishes and fabrics were used throughout the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks even better live! Loved the homy, comfy and friendly atmosphere! We are definitely coming back to this gorgeous place! A 'BIG' thank you to the staff that made our stay so wonderful. Tip: no need to rent a car upon arrival, since taxis are h

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed our ninth visit to Cape Town and An African Villa. We can't imagine staying anywhere else. Everybody who works at the Villa is friendly and welcoming, from the owners, Louis, Jimmy, Keith and Cindy, to the night porters and the ladies who make such wonderful breakfasts, not forgetting the dogs ! The Villa is tastefully decorated with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favourites! We had an amazing stay with such welcoming hosts. We were given a map, best places to visit and were asked if we had anything planned during our stay. We were offered assistance pretty much any time during the day. We even shared travel stories with the host and we found them to be... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at an african villa from the 17 till the 20 dec 2014 We found it superb, with excellent rooms very stylishly presented , good breakfasts, easy access to areas of Cape Town, very helpfull advice given(for example my wife had to visit a doctor, this was arranged and we were given directions to find the surgery). The... More 

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Kalo Chorio, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is the third time we have stayed at The Villa. It matures with age and we cannot fault it. The staff are so friendly and professional. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The rooms are spacious and very well furnished. Breakfast is superb. There are good restaurants in walking distance and it is near to Table Mountain and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Visited for our honeymoon in December 2014 and would give the place six stars if possible. Staff was welcoming and rooms were spacious. Location was perfect - restaurants within walking distance and all attractions just a short cab ride away. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a great base for exploring Cape Town and the surrounding area. Easy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

charming boutique hotel, breakfast was perfect Large rooms en great service The best neighbourhood with lots of shops en restaurants close by but also close to the beach and table mountain. small but charming garden with pool to cool off

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Address: 19 Carstens St. | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — An African Villa 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
An African Villa Hotel Cape Town Central
An African Hotel
An African Cape Town
An African Villa Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#12 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central

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