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An African Villa

Address 19 Carstens Street, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town
Phone Phone: 021 4232162
Cellphone: 082 9205508 (Duty Manager)
Rates High Season: From R1 250 - R1 600
Rates Off Season: From R990 - R1 400
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Grading: starstarstarstar


An African Villa consists of three Victorian terrace houses linked to form a large villa. Styled in contemporary African décor which has been described as “urban safari” in feel in international publications.

Common areas (Library/Lounge/Dining room/Kitchen) are all spacious and the 13 rooms are very generous in size. 5 have balconies and some have views of Table Mountain. There is a secluded courtyard with small plunge pool where breakfast is served in summer months.

Complementary internet access (2 computers and wi-fi) as well as port and sherry at night and cake in the day.

Honesty bar in the kitchen.

We are close to many of the restaurants of Kloof Street and within walking distance to the city centre.

We are known for the staff’s friendliness and knowledgeable recommendations to the city’s attractions.

Car rentals/Transfers/Tours arranged for our guests.

Discount Gym membership.
From the airport, follow signs to “City” and then to de Waal Drive (M3 North) – take care NOT to turn towards M3 Kirstenbosch!). Then follow signs to the cable car. On reaching the beginning of Kloof Nek Road, double back down Upper Buitengracht (towards the city) and at the second road on the left turn left into Carstens Road. The guesthouse is in the second block (after a stop street) on the left hand side of the road.

Services, Features and Activities

All city attractions; V&A Waterfront a 4 minute taxi ride; Convention Centre; restaurants galore; Table Mountain 5 minute taxi ride; Atlantic beaches 7 minutes by cab; nearest golf course is Mowbray – about 10 minutes by car; Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens 15 minute drive; Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (Cape Point) 45 minute drive.
En Suite Bathroom, Tea/Coffee, Telephone in Room, Aircon in Room, TV in Room, Satellite, Internet, Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa & Tsw, Safe Facilities, Children over 12 welcome, Pool, Breakfast, Airport Transfers, Laundry
Gym, Pool
Room Options
Single, Twin, Double, Family, Honeymoon, Luxury