Diversity of Cape Town's Townships and Malay Quarter by
Bronwen E. Roberts
.. The Bo-Kaap: A Multicultural
Treasure - This community lives right below the slopes of Signal hill,
regarded as prime real estate in Cape Town. Follow the cobble-stoned streets
with their brightly coloured houses, though a community bustling with activity.
This is the traditional residential area of Cape Town's Muslim Community.
Muslim 'saints' shrines ("kramats") and many beautiful Mosques including
the first established Muslim Mosque in South Africa can be found here....
Map of the Bo-Kaap
accommodation in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
Rose Bed & Breakfast, BO-KAAP
Rose is an eclectic mix of French, Indian, Cape Malay and African influences,
where old world and modern embrace. Each en suite bedroom is unique and
stylishly decorated with funky pieces of art which reflect the colourful
Bo-Kaap and South Africa. La Rose is a home away from home, designed to
cater for tourists as well as business executives and is gay friendly.
Centrally located, close to Table Mountain, walking distance from the V&A
Waterfront, City Centre, Long Street nightlife, Parliament, Cape
Town International Convention Centre, the Waterkant & several trendy
restaurants. We cater for tourists & business executives.
Lodge, Bed & Breakfast, BO'KAAP
Rose Lodge is located in
the colorful historic Malay Quarter of Cape Town (Bo-Kaap). It is only
a 5 minute walk to the downtown area and the fashionable and trendy De
Waterkant Village, and a short walking distance to Cape Town International
Convention Centre, and the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Each room has a shower and toilet, TV, WIFI, safe, fan, and floor heating.
Coffee & tea facilities are available and a substantial continental
breakfast is served. We provide laundry service if required, arrange your
transfers and provide free internet access. We are a non-smoking guesthouse
and dog friendly.
City Bowl, Cape Town, South Africa
the city bowl, framed by the famous Table Mountain and close to Table Bay.
of interest to visit are the V&A Waterfront (shops and restaurants
galore), Table Mountain cableway, the Castle, The Company's Gardens,
shopping streets, museums, excellent restaurants and more. Gardens
is a short drive to many magnificent sandy beaches and the famed Winelands.
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accommodation in Gardens, Cape Town
RECOMMENDED BY OUR TRAVEL PARTNER:
Guesthouse, Bed & Breakfast, GARDENS
Guesthouse is set in a historical building, located in a quiet street and
just 2-minutes' walk from Kloof Street. The rooms at the guest house are
individually decorated with an African theme and each room has a satellite
TV, hair dryer and a bathroom with shower. Breakfast is served every morning
and a variety of restaurants and cafes can be found on Kloof Street. Number5
Guesthouse has a garden, a shaded terrace and a small library. Free WiFi
is available. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is an 8-minute drive away
and Company's Garden is located 1 km from the guest house. Number5 is 5-minutes
from De Waal Park. Gardens is a great choice for travellers interested
in restaurants, mountains and food.
Cape Colonial Guest House/Bed & Breakfast, GARDENS
stylish Victorian double storey home has been beautifully restored with
tiled fireplaces, wooden floors and sash windows adding to the ambience.
Creatively decorated in Colonial style ensuite bedrooms afford every comfort
with phone,TV with M-Net and tea trays. Breakfast is served at leisure
on our lovely patio and for dinner there are many restaurants around the
corner in popular Kloof Street. Close to town, Cable Car, Waterfront
and beaches. Off-street parking by arrangement, German speaking management.
Rooms furnished in colonial style with comfortable beds and pure cotton
bed linen. One of the rooms has its own balcony and fireplace.
Zeezicht, Bed & Breakfast, GARDENS
beautiful bed & breakfast is a historic, gabled villa, situated in
an upmarket area of Cape Town. The house is set in an attractive
garden right at the foot of Table Mountain, with views of Lions Head and
the sea. Situated just outside the Cape Town city center in a quiet
and peaceful area, but within minutes of the V&A Waterfront, city centre
shops and restaurants, and the cableway to the top of Table Mountain.
The popular Clifton and Camps Bay beachesThe area is close to main routes
to Cape Town International Airport, the Wester Cape wine route and Cape
Point. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, with lovely views of Table
Bay over the city or of Table Mountain. are just a short drive away.
Guest House, Bed & Breakfast, GARDENS
Situated in Gardens, an
old and established area of Cape Town at the foot of Table Mountain, Welgelegen
comprises two beautiful turn of the century houses, lovingly renovated
and decorated to reflect the uncompromising commitment to style of their
owner and your hostess, Fiona Evans. Welgelegen is an absolute jewel
a Guest House. It is a gem set in a tranquil, leafy cul-de-sac at the foot
of Table Mountain, in the cosmopolitan city bowl neighbourhood of Gardens.
Secluded and serene, it is still only just around the corner from both
Long and Kloof Street, two of Cape Town’s trendiest restaurant and design
destinations...Thus it is in a perfect situation, “well-located”, as is
the Dutch translation for “Welgelegen!” The Guest House comprises
two Victorian houses joined by a wonderful cobbled patio and gurnite plunge
pool , enclosed by terraces of iceberg roses and fragrant star jasmine.
upmarket suburb of Oranjezicht is in Cape Town’s city bowl, set
in the foot hills of Table Mountain with breathtaking views of Lion’s Head,
Signal Hill, Table Bay and the city centre. Oranjezicht is within walking
distance of trendy Kloof Street, with its well known restaurant and café
culture and you can easily explore Company Gardens, the National Museum
and Art Gallery, Parliament buildings and bustling, bohemian Long Street
from here. Oranjezicht is ideally placed to explore other Cape Town
attractions such as the Table Mountain cableway, Robben Island, Clifton
and Camps Bay beaches and even Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is only a
drive away. Oranjezicht is a useful base if you’re visiting the city on
business as it is close to the CBD and the International Convention Centre.
Try the Cape Spirit City Walk through the City Bowl’s most interesting
streets or the topless bus ride are all within a few minutes of Oranjezicht.
map of Oranjezicht
accommodation in Oranjezicht
Hilldrop. Bed & Breakfast, ORANJEZICHT
in Oranjezicht on the upper slopes of Table Mountain, Redbourne Hilldrop
boasts stunning views of Cape Town and the harbour, as well as the mountain,
which is dramatically lit up at night. This 1928 home has been attentively
restored and carefully modernised to provide en-suite convenience combined
with the charm of fine wooden floors, lofty ceilings and lead lined windows.
The subtle and creative colours in both fabric and finish, contribute to
the individual flavour of each room. Top quality linen, beds and furnishings,
complete the palette for the senses. Delicious breakfasts are served
in the sunroom where each guest is seated facing a panoramic view of the
city bowl, from the Hottentots Holland in the east, the Victoria and Alfred
Waterfront and Table Bay in the north to Signal Hill in the west.
Lodge, Boutique Guest House/B&B, ORANJEZICHT
away on a quiet tree-lined street, in the stylish Cape Town suburb of Oranjezicht,
is the luxurious 5 star Rutland Lodge. This magnificent house designed
by Sir Herbert Baker with its Cape Dutch architecture is framed against
Table Mountain. The original house was built some time around the
turn of the century and was recently immaculately restored to its former
glory into an exclusive boutique guest house. The renovations have retained
the character of the era house while ensuring that today’s discerning guests
luxuriate in modern comforts with total privacy and personalized service.
The tastefully appointed guest suites and bedrooms are havens of reserved
relaxation, giving guests a place to retire after a long day of sightseeing,
travel or work.
Lutzi Guest Villa Oranjezicht
against the slope of Table Mountain in an exotic garden, Villa Lutzi offers
supreme comfort and tranquility. The city is just a 10 minute walk
away. The Villa is ideally positioned to act as a springboard to
all the sights of the Cape - the rolling vineyards of Stellenbosch, the
vibrant Waterfront, the breathtaking mountains and the famous white sands
of the Cape's beaches. A full breakfast is served daily in the light
and airy breakfast room. We offer a wide selection of fresh fruit,
cereals, cold meats and cheese. Eggs are freshly made to order.
Guests arrive as strangers and depart as friends because they find a "home
from home" at Villa Lutzi. Individually furnished rooms are all en
suite and equipped with telephone, TV, barfridge and minisafe. Views
are either of the city and Table Bay or of the mountains.
is a quiet and leafy suburb, within walking distance of the Cape Town city
centre and close to the cable car which takes you up to the summit of Table
It is just a few minutes
drive from the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town's finest beaches
at Clifton, Camps Bay and Sandy Bay.
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browsing accommodation in Tamboerskloof
D'ébène Guesthouse, TAMBOERSKLOOF
This boutique guesthouse
can be found inside an old Cape Dutch homestead that has been meticulously
refurbished and decorated, in a refined, contemporary African style.
The tranquil grounds boast a relaxing day-bed nestled in the garden, as
well as a plunge pool and sundeck with breathtaking views of Lions Head.
Unwind and restore your soul with a delicious sundowner on our verandah
- perhaps a hand-picked selection of the choicest local wines. Or savour
an aperitif beside the cosy, romantic fireplace
Lodge Bed & Breakfast, TAMBOERSKLOOF
Lodge, takes the concept of “Bed and Breakfast” to a new level. This
is a house with many a tale to tell. She has had a chequered career as
a Victorian gentleman’s townhouse, a fabric emporium and even a bordello
in the 1940’s. After all these changes of character, the house has at last
become a wonderfully warm home with new secrets to unfold at every turn.
It is filled with that lovely, generous ‘make yourself at home’ feeling
which you will find only in homes loved and cared for by devoted owners.
Lodge is ideally situated for both the holiday and business traveller.
Only 20 minutes by car from the Airport, it is located in a vibrant part
of Cape Town, within safe and easy walking distance of a good selection
of restaurants, cafes, bars and designer shops.
Cottage, Bed and Breakfast, TAMBOERSKLOOF
Come home to a friendly
relaxed atmosphere and stylish surroundings in this conveniently situated
Victorian home at the foot of Table Mountain. Within easy walking
distance of the city centre and a few minutes drive from the V&A Waterfront
and Cape Town's finest beaches: Clifton, Camps Bay and Sandy Bay. We’re
a little different to the usual hotel or guesthouse experience. Rather
than being just a conventional place to sleep, we offer a very much unplugged,
urban retreat right in the creative heart of Cape Town. So although we
offer free and fast internet, we don't do minibars, piped music or even
reception desks. Parker Cottage has 2 Luxury and 6 Standard double
en-suite bedrooms, with king-size, double or twin beds each individually
decorated for your comfort. Our rooms all have TV's, clock radios, cooling
fans, coffee/tea making facilities and toiletries.