About the Homestay
Family of 4, husband 54 years old, all kids are married. Our son Labeeq and daughter in-law Nuhaa, lives in one of our two homes, and we in the other. Homes are 60m apart.
Very quiet area, close to the city (1.4km) and to the Myciti bus route (station is 150m away). Uber and taxicab makes the city and Cape Peninsula easily accessible.
Our suburb of District 6, Zonnebloem is also well known for hosting immersion homestay students that study english at colleges in Cape Town.
Our home has been providing an immersion homestay family to in excess of 170 english students and tourists, from 19 different countries, since 2015. Our Bo Kaap Malay cuisine adds to the cultural tastes and flavours at our home. Home made Feijoada, Kabsa, Belgium waffles, Italian Pizza are enjoyed while having good conversation. No alcohol, No pork. Halaal cuisine.
Our homes has 12 rooms and 9 bathrooms available for homestay :
Single room with en-suite
Single room with private bathroom
Twin room with en-suite
Twin room sharing with ensuite bathroom
Twin room sharing a bathroom upstairs
We have 5 pause areas: a front garden, a lounge and rear lapa area. From the rear lapa pause area and balcony we have a view of Table Mountain.
We enjoy conversations and sharing our knowledge of our city.
- Bikes for use
- Games Room
- Swimming Pool
- Internet Access
- Non Smoking
- Allow Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located on the south eastern part, 1.4 km from the City centre.
The Myciti bus station is 150m from our home. Uber and Taxicabs are easily available for access to the city and tours around the Cape Peninsula.
The area, although close to city is very quiet. We are close to the following colleges: Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Oxford English College, EF College, Goodhope English College, EC College and University of Cape Town.
The area is filled with a rich apartheid history of forced human removal and resettlements.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Breakfast
- Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
- Lactose Intolerant
- Nut Allergies
We are a Muslim host family and therefore only allow halal foods in our kitchen. No alcohol.
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
I spent a Wonderful time with Amina and Moejaahied. The Room was clean and it has everything you Need. And for me, it was new to be careful with the water that i used. I learned a lot about how you can save water. THANK YOU!!!
You won't find a warmer welcome than at Amina's! The best of hospitality in the perfect location for getting out and about in Capetown.
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