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A people's place for friendly folks
A people's place for friendly folks
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths

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Experience Khayelitisha township and Xhosa culture in our locally owned B&B 30 minutes from Cape Town. We have been hosting travelers in our home for more than 16 years. We have five comfortable, renovated rooms. Xhosa cuisine is my specialty! Experience a one of a kind home filled with kindness, stories, taste experiences and family time! I am here to learn and not only to teach people about my environment.

Amenities
Family/Kid Friendly
Breakfast
Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
House Rules
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM
Cancellations

9 Reviews

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James User Profile
February 2017
I'm sure that many users of Airbnb will be reluctant to stay in a township, but there is no excuse not to give Lydia's place a go. You will not find a more welcoming family anywhere in the world, and there is nothing to fear from the neighbourhood at all - everyone you meet says …

Dana User Profile
November 2017
Lydia and her family are extraordinary hosts. You will immediately recognize the kind of special care Lydia devotes to making her guests feel comfortable and how uniquely attuned she is to their every need. The B and B, the food, the decor... everything has been done with love a…

Nina User Profile
September 2017
If you want to see something from the real South Africa stay at this Guesthouse! The rooms are really clean and well equipped! Lidia and her husband are the perfect hosts, helping you with everything. Lidia cooked typical xosa food for us which was delicious and taught us some xo…

Marten User Profile
September 2017
If you want to spend time in Khayelitsha Malebo's is the perfect accomodation. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and the food is delicious. Lydia and Alfred made me feel right at home. If I had had the time, I would've stayed longer than one night.

Nav User Profile
May 2017
Lydia has a very comfortable space and is an incredibly welcoming host. We had a very memorable homestay experience, with lovely food (she even cooked vegetarian for us)! The entire family was very accomodating and we learned a great deal about the community from them. Only wish …

Amina User Profile
March 2017
Our stay in Lydia's home was nice, the room was super clean, and Lydia and her husband were welcoming enven if we came really late, she did the dinner and it was excellent. You have to go there.

Annie User Profile
February 2017
Lydia and her family provide a warm home and lovely stay in the Graceland neighborhood. They are nearby the Khayelitsha mall and can be easily found off of Spine Road. Lydia prepares you a generous breakfast and is happy to assist you with whatever you need.

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in January 2014
Lydia User Profile
After working for many years as a cook, I went back to school and became a chef. When my husband Alfred retired, we decided to join our talents and turn our home into a bed and breakfast. We have four grown children and are able to give our guests our attention. We enjoy sharing …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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