About the Homestay
I am a retired tourist guide and rent out rooms as a host family to students and interns visiting Cape Town. We have 2 available rooms and often 2 students at a time.
We live in a historic home in central Green point with small sunny garden in a quiet cul de sac close to the stadium and waterfront, near downtown and are within walking distance from the sea, waterfont, shops, cafes and laundrettes in Sea Point and on the public transport routes.
We prefer long stays and our rooms are furnished it includes free wifi. Students and interns are welcome to use the microwave, fridge and dishwasher. There is also excellent public transport in all directions to the airport, city and beaches.
We have a few students simultaneously that can introduce you to their social life. Guests are welcome to use the microwave, secluded garden and TV room. There is an excellent gym with swimming pool, sauna and steam room nearby. We speak English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish!
- Non Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
I am a tourist guide and my partner Piet and I rent out rooms as a host family to students visiting Cape Town
We live in Green point in a cul de sac close to the stadium and waterfront, near downtown and are within walking distance from the sea, waterfont, shops, cafes laundrettes ect in Sea Point.
I have a long stay available and our rooms are furnished it includes free wifi. There is also excellent public transport in all directions to the airport, city and beaches.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- 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
We live in a quiet safe cul de sac and we have a clean pretty house. Students are welcome to use the facilities of the kitchen and the microwave but not the stove. We are quite safety conscious and ask our guests to adhere to it. Our students have a lot of freedom to enjoy the area and the sea and respect our environment and our neighbours!
Smoking is not allowed.
Acilia is a very kind and caring host. Though the room is small, the location is excellent. For a student on a budget this is a good place to stay.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.