We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
2/12/2017 3/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    An African Villa

    19 Carstens Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2/12/2017 3/12/2017
    Traveller (328)
    Room & Suite (241)
    Dining (59)
    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “b b” (91 reviews)
    “platinum room” (21 reviews)
    “discovery tours” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    Free Parking
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Deals
    2 Dec3 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    View all 0 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,007)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 908 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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 more homely and friendly than a...More

    Thank AlexRunswick
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    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 together into one with a nice downstairs...More

    Thank Torte_Sue
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 very attentive. The location is...More

    Thank Emeraldcitytaveler
    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    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 fantastic restaurants nearby, so if you're a foodie, this is...More

    Thank Hannah A
    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    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 was very quiet at night. Lots of great restaurants nearby. Staff is very...More

    Thank XManNL
    2Inn1 Kensington
    750 reviews
    #1 of 110 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Four Rosmead
    541 reviews
    #3 of 110 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    Derwent House Boutique Hotel
    1,422 reviews
    #5 of 110 hotels in Cape Town Central
     
    The Cape Cove
    2 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Fresnaye
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$138 - US$180 (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
    • #11 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • #30 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your An African Villa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central
    • Also Known As
    • An African Villa Hotel Cape Town Central ,
    • An African Hotel ,
    • An African Cape Town
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (328)
    Room & Suite (241)
    Dining (59)
    Pool & Beach (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (228)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Nearby
    Four Rosmead
    541 reviews
    1.10 km away
     
    Derwent House Boutique Hotel
    1,422 reviews
    .66 km away
     
    2Inn1 Kensington
    750 reviews
    1.31 km away
     
    The Cape Cove
    2 reviews
    1.66 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Miller's Thumb
    1,754 reviews
    .28 km away
    Arnold's Restaurant
    676 reviews
    .43 km away
    Rick's Cafe Americain - Restaurant and Bar
    527 reviews
    .34 km away
    Thali
    86 reviews
    .39 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Labia
    78 reviews
    .56 km away
    Amber Tours
    133 reviews
    .49 km away
    Detour Africa Tours & Safaris
    67 reviews
    .69 km away
    Ubuntu Wellness Centre
    59 reviews
    .47 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    VascoHoskins
    3 February 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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
    0
    Votes
    giantsgrl
    20 December 2016|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    Claudia K
    27 November 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    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
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "if you have problems with your legs - chosse a room downstairs"
    Read review
    "Ask for a quiet room--not one overlooking the patio, over the kitchen, or next to the dining area."
    Read review
    "if you come from airport ask them to organise transport for you"
    Read review
    "ask for a table mountain view room"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing