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Charming flat on Long Street, heart of Cape Town


Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

This charming apartment on busy Long Street is a light and airy balconied flat in historic Victoria Court, a gracious building with a beautiful garden and mountain views, overlooking the buzz and excitement of Cape Town central.

The space

Light, airy and uncluttered, the top-floor apartment has been owned and loved by us for seven years. Almost every window offers wonderful views of the mountains, central Cape Town, and of course, the buzz of Long Street. The apartment receives sunlight from dawn to sunset. A small Juliet balcony in the bedroom provides the perfect spot for coffee in the morning or a sundowner over Long Street, watching people gathering at restaurants and bars. Typical of the architectural style, the kitchen is small yet functional and equipped, while the living areas and bedroom are large and high-ceilinged. The apartment is modestly furnished but very comfortable.

Please note that we have had a new WiFi connection installed.

Guest access

Guests will have total and exclusive access to the apartment and a secure parking bay in the German Lutheran Church opposite. The apartment building has a 24-hour doorman.

Victoria Court has a lush communal garden and vegetable patch, beautifully maintained by Sidima, the caretaker. Guests can picnic in the cool and leafy garden at the back.

Two doors along are the Long Street Victorian Baths, the recently renovated (and very cheap) indoor swimming pool and Turkish baths.

Interaction with guests

We'd be very happy to provide support and offer recommendations to guests who'd like it - we believe a local's perspective is more valuable than a tourist guide. On the other hand, you won't hear from us if you don't want to!

Other things to note

Long Street is a popular attraction for locals and tourists, especially during the summer! This is due to its position in the Centre of town and the abundance of bars and restaurants. Because of this, the street can be noisy especially over weekends.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 6
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in time is flexible

Please treat our home as if it were your own.

No smoking (except on balcony).

Victoria Court is a heritage building, and as such has a number of rules that all tenants must adhere to. Those relevant to our guests are:
- No pets
- No noise after 9pm on weekdays and 11pm on weekends. Long Street can get very loud (especially on weekends) but residents of Victoria Court greatly appreciate the peacefulness of the block. This rule is (and has been, on several occasions) enforced by the doorman. If you do feel like letting your proverbial hair down, you'll anyway have much more fun at one of the many bars or music venues on your doorstep...


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Availability
1 night minimum stay

7 Reviews


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Kerri User Profile
January 2017
Gorgeous building and apartment. The space is light and airy, decorated with art and antique furniture. Lots of light! It gets noisy at night, as Long Street is bustling, but we didn't mind as the activity made it safe to stroll after dark. Hannah and Andrew were welcoming hosts and extremely helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

Morgan User Profile
January 2017
Hannah's apartment was even more charming than the photos. The apartment had everything we needed, including plenty of space to spread out and relax. It's incredibly central yet still feels relatively quiet and secluded thanks to the beautiful garden and courtyard. Hannah was a wonderful host, very sweet and responsive. I can't wait to stay here again the next time I'm in town.

Didier User Profile
December 2016
What a wonderful apartment at a perfect place, right in the centre of CapeTown! Hannah and Andrew were really friendly and helpful. Only disadvantage is the noice during the night, especially in the weekend (you definitely need earpluges).

Niko User Profile
October 2015
Nice place on long street. Very convenient for all the cool spots around the side streets but also a bit noisy at night. Good amenities but no actual WiFi. Hannah and her dad were very helpful and accommodating.
Hannah User Profile
Response from Hannah:
It was a great pleasure to accommodate Nico and his friend. He kept us consistently informed of his arrival time, was very pleasant at the handover and left the apartment clean and tidy. He would be welcome to return anytime.
October 2015

Jolijn User Profile
October 2015
Although we didn't met Hannah, the communication was perfect (email) and her parents gave us a warm welcome at the key transmission. The appartment was beautiful, clean, comfortable and the location was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay!!

Casper User Profile
September 2015
We had a lovely stay in this quaint apartment in the heart of Cape Town. Everything in the apartment (including the artwork) is carefully curated making the spaces as layered and interesting as it's vibrant location. The city can be a bit noisy at night, though I guess this is part of experiencing historic, cosmopolitan, buzzing Long Street. Everything was clean and the host's friendly and accommodating.

Fabien User Profile
January 2017
Logement bien situé proche de la vie nocturne, des commerces, des boutiques et restaurants. Place de parking privée en face de la maison. Excellente sécurité grâce aux gardiens d'immeuble. Appartement bien équipé et très bien amménagé. Vie nocturne animée donc légèrement bruyant en fin de semaine. Hôtes sympathiques et accueillant. Nous recommandons vivement cet appartement.

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in July 2015
Hannah User Profile
Languages: English
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