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We took three rooms in An African Villa and from walking through the door from the quiet leafy street, the quality of the house is immediately apparent. It's a boutique B&B and some. Hotel like space abounds inside and out with decorations subtly conveying that...More
We stayed at An African Villa around September 20 for three nights. The villa is very comfortable with large well appointed rooms. The breakfast is plentiful and delicious. The Villa is situated in the suburbs of Cape Town and only a short Uber trip to...More
My husband and I stayed at An African Villa for 4 nights before we left on the Garden Route, and 1 night when we returned. I highly recommend this Guest House. The décor immediately gets you in a South African mood, and the employees are...More
What a wonderful find this place was. We stayed four nights and felt like we got a glimpse into the real Cape Town. Excellent room, great restaurants nearby, a view of Table Mountain, even a packed breakfast for an early morning tour. Louis, the manager,...More
This B and B is located in a nice neighborhood with decent rooms. However it is not within walkable distance to centre city, Need a taxi or Uber to go anywhere. We were a large group of ten with a few elderly people. No one...More
Response from africanvilla16, Owner at An African VillaResponded 2 October 2018
It saddens me deeply that your group had a disappointing time with us. I realize we can’t be everything to everybody, but we learned from this experience that the dynamics with a big group wanting maximum flexibility are more challenging than dealing with...More
The Villa comprises two houses which form part of a Victorian terrace dating from 1892. These double stories have been joined and so the inside spaces are very spacious. “It's like walking into a tardis” …Moresomeone has written on Tripadvisor! The hotel is owner managed. Location is vital when choosing a vacation venue and the Villa is within an easy walk of most tourist attractions while some, (like the fabulous beaches) are a short taxi ride away. There is a small plunge pool in a peaceful courtyard where a very full breakfast is served in summer. (In winter we serve in a sociable dining room with an eco-friendly fire blazing). Your hosts will happily arrange car rental, restaurant bookings, tours etc if required. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available in all rooms. A staff member is on duty throughout the night to offer complimentary port and sherry and there is also an honesty bar available. Parking is on street at no charge (with street guard) - though most manage without a car. Less
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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
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 disruption which they often cause. So sorry! Jimmy