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University of Cape Town

Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
+27 21 650 9111
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Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
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+27 21 650 9111
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from US$669.77
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"beautiful campus"
in 7 reviews
"rhodes memorial"
in 5 reviews
"devil's peak"
in 4 reviews
"ivy clad"
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"table mountain"
in 15 reviews
"universities"
in 14 reviews
"academic"
in 9 reviews
"bookstore"
in 4 reviews
"architecture"
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"rondebosch"
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"africa"
in 13 reviews
"lecture"
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"stalls"
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Expect to walk tons of stairs! This campus was a little challenging to locate the bookstore; however, with several helpful students my mission was achieved! From the downtown area one would need to take a taxi or Uber. Make sure you know where you are...More

Thank randall1025
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Not only my No. 1 corporate but every guest - has rated they not only see a landmark but a place of educational excellence. A true place of true recommendation. Dr. Schaffers and family + NV

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

i was really impressed during my first visit to The University of Cape Town. during the open day in marct 2016. Apart from the magnificent infrastructure University of Cape town provides an excellent service .

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

UCT is not only situated in one of the prettiest sites in Cape Town, but it is also one of the leading, if not the best university in Africa.

Thank ernstuken
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

A great place to host a conference and bring people together from around the world! There are nice sitting spots to talk over philosophy and share new ideas about the future of art and the internet.

1  Thank Gretchen A
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I attended a training programme here and after the session I didn't want to leave. The university's upper campus has a great view of the city and is filled with beautiful architecture. The environment is very conducive for both academic work and leisure. Be sure...More

Thank AdwoaAsantewaa
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The University of Cape Town (UCT as it's commonly known), must be one of the most beautiful academic settings in the world. Perched on the slopes of Devil's Peak, with remarkable views across Cape Town, UCT is one of South Africa's foremost universities, drawing overseas...More

Thank kalgran
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Secluded from the city at Table Mountain. The University of Cape has a lot of flair with its center of the Jameson Hall. In addition, the views over the cape peninsula are great, especially in the evening when all the lights of the Western Cape...More

Thank wallmaker
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a shame that UCT has been the site of so much dissension and demonstration for so many months...it does not behove the students accorded the privilege of belonging to such a wonderful institution to riot and desecrate and indeed destroy...the campus should be revered...More

1  Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The university offers some rooms for hire during campus holiday. They are very reasonably priced self catering units. Very comfortable too for families or solos. We enjoyed our stay and it was conveniently situated for escapades to malls and other tourist attractions. Best to hire...More

Thank Victor M
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Response from ernstuken | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has become quite safe again. It was only unsafe during the protests on virtually all university campuses in South Africa when students were demanding free education for all - without screening, etc
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