An African Villa

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What We Say
An African Villa is a guesthouse with a difference. From the street it looks like three Victorian terrace houses, but when you step inside it is as though the place stretches out in front of you. The ceilings are high, the rooms generous and the decor is tasteful.

On offer are 13 en-suite rooms, of which five are platinum class, each with a full bathroom and balcony, two are gold class, each with a full bathroom, and there's silver and bronze class as well, all with king-size beds available and ample privacy.

There's also the library, lounge and a dining room where you'll feast on a full breakfast or next to the fire if it's cold.

An African Villa is in a quiet area within walking distance of the city centre and several local restaurants nearby. The house and staff have received many accolades for service and facilities, including a Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award.

The owners' manage the house personally and are always on call to help, the staff are friendly and helpful. This is a tidy getaway in the Mother City. Enjoy!
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TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Lovely, friendly place to stay"
01 Oct 2017
By AlexRunswick, London, United Kingdom
"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..."
"Charming place with great location"
27 Sep 2017
By Torte_Sue, Vonore, Tennessee
"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..."
"Outstanding hotel"
22 Sep 2017
By Emeraldcitytaveler, Seattle, WA
"We had the pleasure of staying at An African Villa for 4 nights in August. It is somewhere between a hotel, an inn and a B & B. But mostly it felt like home. The staff were extremely friendly and..."
"Lovely stay"
11 Sep 2017
By Hannah A, London, United Kingdom
"We had a great stay at An African Villa! The freshly prepared morning breakfasts were wonderful and we loved relaxing in the lounge for a glass of complimentary port before dinner. There are loads of..."
"Very Comfortable and Great Location"
09 Sep 2017
By XManNL, Seattle
"This "hotel" is basically 3 converted townhouses opened up. So, there are 2 main "living room" areas/public spaces, and then the 3rd main area is the breakfast room. Rooms were comfortable. Street..."
"Wonderful hotel in Capetown"
08 Sep 2017
By Janet P
"We are so happy with our stay at this boutique-hotel in Cape Town. The staff is very professional and welcoming. The large living rooms are cosy and inviting. Rather than having a small refrigerator..."
"A Great Place to Base Yourself"
07 Sep 2017
By Scarybird, London England
"An African Villa was a great base for our time in Cape Town. This boutique guest house is located slightly out of the main Cape Town area yet within 10 minuets by cab from most places including the..."
"so beautiful"
17 Aug 2017
By annakerber76, Salzburg, Austria
"so lovely people. very comfortable and clean rooms. perfect breakfast. It was our third time to stay at this hotel. We will come back. also good located. If you are looking for a hotel, that makes..."
"Our favorite accommodation in Africa!"
11 Aug 2017
By RLMueller, Saint Charles, Illinois
"After spending seven weeks in three African countries, in several lovely places, our 4 day stay at African Villa was our favorite. Great location in Tamboerskloof area which is a quiet lovely..."
"Highly, highly recommended!"
09 Aug 2017
By ars0903, New Brunswick, New Jersey
"An African Villa is a gem in the heart of Cape Town. Comfortable, stylish accommodations just a few minutes' walk from Long Street. The staff here are fabulous - shout out to Kaylah who went above..."