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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 April 2014

A perfect B&B - in all aspects that one would wish for in this range of accommodation. Fabulous hosts, charming accommodation (very pleasantly put together and well appointed) and a great location. Easy walk to the hub of Sea Point. Loved the vegetarian breakfast omelette! Really enjoyed staying here, highly recommended and good value for money.

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Vancouver
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The house is located in a quiet residential neighbourhood, a short walk from the waterfront and the promenade. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Breakfasts are excellent, best omelet I have had! There are a few secure parking spots. Hosts are very helpful.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 18 March 2014

I have been there for the second time and many more to be followed !! Great people, great place , quite and remote but still in the middle of all attractions and easy to reach central CT and beaches !! All you wish for is just there !!

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Warm, Welcoming, Unparalleled Hospitality & Guest Home. Ralf and Stephan do an amazing job to welcome you, assist you with any and everything, quite frankly nothing is out of reach for these incredible individuals. They assisted us with our airport pick up, helped us find our way around Cape Town, recommended the BEST restaurants, accommodated a gluten free diet, really...

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London
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Arriving late from the airport we still received a friendly welcome from Ralf and Stefan into their lovely African home. The house is very comfortable and has a beautiful pool. The excellent breakfast was thoughtfully prepared with and included many homemade foods. Service was efficient and friendly too. We had a car but we also took a short walk in...

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Rixensart, Belgium
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We enjoyed Stalingrad there for 3 days, a very warm welcoming, simple but nice room. Everything is modern and lovely, swimming pool is stunning and breakfast excellent, service is perfect, staff very friendly. Very convenient place in town with a car and we had good dinner on the main road very close (200m). Too bad they dońt organise dîners sometime..;)

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Nigel, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This is a guesthouse of my dreams. Everything is professionally done here. I Tasted the well prepared Cape Town cuisine. Me and my wife really enjoyed ourselves. I felt like a millionaire sitting by the swimming pool!

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London
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We stayed her for a night after a hectic visit to a game reserve and elephant back safari near Port Elizabeth and many flights. We were three generations - Granny, Mother and two daughters in their 20s - and were all weary when we arrived. Ralf and Stefan were so welcoming and helpful. Even though they had warned we wouldn't...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2013

A beautiful place to relax. Great location , safe to walk at night to nearby restaurants. Fantastic hosts that go that extra mile to make your stay a wonderful experience.Would highly recommend, if you are going to Cape Town book it.

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We stayed at African Guest House from 1 through 4 December 2013 (i.e. three nights). Stephan & Ralf were the perfect hosts, not only being attentive and very helpful during our stay (restaurant recommendations etc.), but also by providing information before our arrival (which was extremely helpful in the planning of our holidays). The information we got (and requested) was...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1790 as the hunting lodge of Lord Nelson, the AfricanHome guesthouse is one of the oldest buildings in this suburb of Cape Town, situated only 2 blocks away from the Atlantic Seabord. It is a very peaceful oasis in the middle of this buzzling city, in walking distance to many restaurants and to the Waterfront, just 2 km away from Clifton Beaches and famous Long Street. New German owners who offer a fabulous breakfast buffet. Enjoy a relaxing day at the huge sparkling salt water pool being spoilt from our service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AfricanHome Guesthouse

Address: 17 Bickley Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $146 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AfricanHome Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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