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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We had a truly fantastic stay at the villa. Barbara was super helpful in recommending reliable suppliers to arrange our conferencing needs, and the housekeeper Joyce is an absolute angel. All the arrangements were hassle free. The villa itself is just awesome - we enjoyed our stay immensely and will definitely be back.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This is a wonderful place with a beautiful view. We had a GREAT time with about 15 people including teens and kids. Close to Cape Town and romantic Kalk Bay. An Ideal home for friends and family! I hope to go back :-)

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Thank BasvanPutte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We celebrated a 50th with some family and friends. Gorgeous dining room with a loooooong table - perfect for a celebration dinner. The stoep with sea views reaching all the way to Simon's Town was perfect for cup after cup of early morning coffee. Kalk Bay with great restaurants and shops an easy walk (approximately 1 km) away. Would love... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were supposed to travel to South Africa in december 2014, and stay at Villa St James. Due to different circumstances that we couldn´t control, we had to cancel the trip. We tried to find a solution with the payment with the owners, but they just continued to ignore us! I could have written a novel about what happened, but... More 

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Thank Oscar T
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights as a wedding guest. House comfortably sleeps 18 people. Perfect location across the road from St James beach and most stunning sea views. Also lovely mountain views from the back. We had the privilege to watch a huge whale in the water so close in the bay all from the patio. Easy to walk along the... More 

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Thank Ingrid C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were so happy we chose to have our wedding at Villa St. James. It was the perfect venue for the intimate and relaxed wedding we wanted. We had our ceremony on the front lawn overlooking the ocean and then moved inside for the reception and a delicious dinner in the dining room. The house had everything we needed to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The villa was the perfect setting for our ceremony and anniversary party. It has a certain charm and old world splendour that added to the magic of the weekend. The house was equipped with everything that we needed during our stay and the large spacious ground floor and garden were perfect for our small group of family and friends to... More 

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Thank callcath
Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We were 16 people staying at the Villa after my wedding and it was amazing, we could not have chosen anything better. The house is equipped with absolutely everything you need, and provides an excellent location for celebrations, especially for out of towners. There are breathtaking sea, mountain and garden views from all the rooms. You are in close proximity... More 

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Thank Nico L
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Our wedding was amazing at the villa. We had the ceremony and reception there. For the weekend we pretended as if we lived at the Villa and friends and family were coming for our wedding dinner. It was magical and even though it was cold and raining outside no one noticed as the house was so warm and cosy with... More 

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Thank Tanielle P
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We were a group of 13 near the end of a motorcycle tour of South Africa, and we finished the trip with a five night stay at Villa St James in late November 2012. Barbara gave us a great welcome and an introductory tour of the property. It is a gorgeous old villa, beautifully furnished but with a very comfortable,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hovering over False Bay with a 360-degree view of mountain and sea, is the enchanting, Villa St James, a restored historical National Monument ideal for a lavish seaside holiday, wedding or corporate function in the coastal town of St James. Villa St James accommodates up to 16 people in 8 bedrooms with five bathrooms. The living zone features an elegant 22-seater dining room table, 2 lounges, billiard room, an English pub and outdoor swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa St James

Address: 36 Main Lower Road, St. James 7945, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > St. James
Price Range: $455 - $455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Villa St James St. James, Cape Town, South Africa
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