Cape Town, South Africa is a bustling city with plenty of offerings for visitors of all types. Partake in the community’s culture by visiting art galleries and museums and by indulging in cuisine from local restaurants and coffee shops. Explore Table Mountain National Park and visit the Two Oceans Aquarium for a bit of nature-based entertainment. If you enjoy checking out the local night scene when you travel, you’ll want to visit Kloof Street, Bree Street, and Long Street. Check out the best surf spots and night markets in the city too. There is also plenty of choices when it comes to accommodation; be sure to check out these Airbnbs in Cape Town city centre to find one that best suits your needs!
1. Green Market Place
Greenmarket Square is among the hippest spots in Cape Town, and it is also where you’ll find this gem of a home. Green Market Place is a one-bedroom loft hosted by Burger and that’s ideal for couples or solo travelers who are up for adventures since most of the city’s finest offerings are close by. Some of the amenities at the property are the free Wi-Fi, a cozy balcony, as well as the building’s gym and swimming pool. Shopping stores, of course, are within arm’s reach from here, and landmarks like the Castle of Good Hope and St. George’s Cathedral are 10 minutes away on foot.
Green Market Place NO LoadsheddingCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:great view from the roof top pool too recommended
Cleanliness:very clean flat perfect location and amazing hostvery clean flat perfect location and a great host
Host:burger is a good host tooRead more reviews
Location:beautiful space in a great location
2. The Adderley (from USD 104)
An affordable but certainly luxurious place to stay in Cape Town is the Adderley, a two-bedroom condominium hosted by Laurene. This rental has a private balcony with stunning views of the city and, of course, Table Mountain. Some of the features of this property are the open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area and bedrooms with a view. A small group or family of four can be comfortably accommodated in this luxurious penthouse with a million-dollar view.
The Adderley Luxury Penthouse, Mountain View, No Power CutsCape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was really strongthe wifi signal was excellentbeautiful views of table mountainamazing views of the table mountain in a stylish and comfortable apartment with all necessary amenitiesthe views from the apartment are outstanding
Cleanliness:clean and very modern lookingvery clean apartment nicely decoratedthe appartment was very clean and the communication with laurene was easyvery safe pool and gym are clean and privateamazingly clean spacious apartment in a fantastic location
Host:laurene was a great hostshe was a great host and was easy to communicate witha fantastic host and an awesome flatthank you for hosting uslaurene was an excellent hostRead more reviews
Location:location close to interesting city spotsgreat location central to everythinglocation is perfect in the center of the city close of everythingwhat a lovely location and apartmentgreat location safe and beautiful
3. Modern apartment with city and mountain views (from USD 65)
Stay in style in this modern accommodation in Cape Town located in a historic building in the Mutual Heights community. You’ll enjoy a view of the city and mountain backdrop, all while being close to Cape Town’s best attractions. This apartment is perfect for a couple’s getaway, as it has a single double bed and one bathroom. Guests also have use of the beautiful fully-equipped kitchen, on-site gym and secure parking area.
Explore the City from a Central, Art Deco LoftCape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wi-fi was super fastas pictured great amenities including air-conditioning excellent wifi and netflixthe air conditioning isn’t really strong eithergood internet and wonderful apple tvwifi and apple tv - fantastic for working and streaming any entertainment
Cleanliness:very clean and homeythe apartment was very clean and tidysuch lovely hosting and the place is attractive clean and funthe apartment was sparkling clean comfortable & functionalcomfortable bed and everything was clean
Host:the host is great toomany details showed the owner's caremandy and charmaine are perfect hostscharmaine was a great hostreally appreciated the secured parking and friendly doormenRead more reviews
Location:excellent location in the heart of cbdlocation couldn’t be betterit’s safe and situated close to everythingthe location was central with a security guard in the building foyerexcellent location and lovely apartment
4. Fifth story apartment in downtown Cape Town (from USD 65)
If your trip to Cape Town can only be complete with a cozy place to stay at night, this apartment is sure to delight you. With room for two guests, this apartment that’s one of the best Airbnbs in Cape Town city centre has a wonderfully modern and inviting feel to it. Amenities inside include a spacious bathroom, kitchen and a cozy dining nook and living room. You will have access to a secure underground parking garage if you have driven a vehicle of your own, or if you would like to use the bus system, the bus route runs right in front of the apartment building.
Central Cape Town apartment in art deco blockCape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we will definitely book the apartment again for our next capetown visitgreat location extra amenities including pool friendly and efficient hostthe apartment also come with a parking lot useful for those with car rentalamazing apartment with good use of its small spacethe location is perfect and the apartment amenities will be more then you expect
Cleanliness:excellent unit very clean and comfortablesuper clean and so stylish flatclean and fresh with personal touches that feel homelythe space was sparkling clean and lovelysmallish bathroom but very clean and everything in working order
Host:david is a great hostthe hosts were very helpful even after checkoutthey are great hostsmy hosts were wonderful attentive and available anytimedavid was very responsive and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location and very stylishthe location is perfect really central to any major tourist attractionthe location is fantastic with so many restaurants and museums in easy walking distanceit’s at a great location on walking distance to many interesting areaswalking distance from amazing restaurants and bars
5. Private room with access to beach (from USD 24)
Stay in the private room offered in this home and you’ll get to experience Cape Town while staying in a traditionally styled home in the Bo-Kaap area. This recently restored house is 200 years old and ready to accommodate you and one other guest. You’ll stay in a comfortably appointed room and have access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, living room and outdoor living spaces. Take a stroll through the garden outside and be sure to enjoy your morning coffee sitting in the enclosed exterior courtyard. The house is centrally located, with quick access to the beach, restaurants and the best places to experience Cape Town’s night life.
Beautiful colorful cottage with roof terraceCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:the best air bnb in cape town and andrew truly makes you feel at home and comfortablei was lucky to stay in the tin tin room and having breakfast on the roofi loved the rooftop and main kitchen areastylish apartment with lovely detailsthe bedroom and bathroom were very clean (albeit be prepared for some stray rabbit hair )
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortablevery clean with everything you would expectthe place is beautiful clean and well equippedthe house is spacious clean with funky decoration and everything you needandrew's place was clean and well-kept and in a great part of town
Host:andrew is a great hostandrew is a great hostandrew is a great hostfriendly reception from andrew and familyandrew was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:very central location to the city - ideal for accessing the citygreat place in great locationgreat location and beautiful housegreat place with great locationandrew’s place is central and beautiful
6. Sleek apartment with mountain views (from USD 73)
This Cape Town apartment has everything you and another guest need for a great stay. Located on Bree Street, you will be within walking distance to a plethora of eateries, coffee shops and art galleries; at night, the street comes alive with a bustling nightlife where you can visit the bars and nightclubs. Inside the apartment, you’ll find a modern layout, with a loft bedroom atop a tucked away staircase, spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower and relaxing living room.
Take in Table Mountain Views in a Modern Rooftop HideawayCape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:however there is air condition and a fan to get the warm air outgreat views of table mtncomfortable bed and couchamazing apartment with stunning viewsthe views of table mountain bo-kaap and signal hill from the balcony are truly breathtaking
Cleanliness:place was very clean when i arrivedapartment is very clean beautifully as is in picturesthe place is clean and well kept with a lovely kitchen toospace was clean convenient and in a great locationit’s well furnished with everything you need to be comfortable and is really clean as well
Host:super host - very communicative and ready to help with recommendationseasy to get in and out and the staff at the front desk were helpfulthe doormen are friendly and attentive making us feel very safe in the building under their watchbuilding security was very helpful in getting us settled in and friendly every time we interactedthey also provided very detailed instructions and were very responsiveRead more reviews
Location:great location just few mins from long street and short distance from waterfrontgood location and comfortable apartmentwe loved the location of the apartmentthis is the most magnificent space perfect locationgreat restaurants grocery stores and shops all within walking distance
7. Second story apartment on Greenmarket Square
This apartment is a great option if you have up to four guests in your party; the main bedroom features a king-sized bed and the living room has a sofa bed. You’ll find the bathroom to be quite spacious and if traveling during the winter months, you may become quite partial to the towel heating rail. The Greenmarket Square where the apartment is located has plenty of places to visit while you’re staying here, including restaurants, bars, walking tours and the market itself.
Spacious 1 BR Near The Waterfront & Table MountainCape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the bed is very comfortable and the bathroom spacious with all the amenities you could needplenty of outlets and even usb plugs all toiletries were provided gill was great and very friendlythe photos don’t do it justice- it’s huge beautifully decorated with the most comfortable bed everthe bed felt like a luxurious hotelbed we had great nights of sleepthe place a really cosy one with an open kitchen giving on the living room
Cleanliness:this apartment was absolutely perfect very clean smelled great clean linenssuper clean comfortable and safethe apartment is nice and clean and communication was superthe appartment is very clean and spaciousthe apartment was perfectly clean and offered everything someone could need
Host:the host was also very attentive and very helpful when neededamazing apartment and very helpful hostthe hosts are also very friendly and helpfulamy was a fantastic hostthe hosts are very friendly and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:beautiful apartment with awesome locationlocation is great - very central and close to plenty of good restaurants and cafesparking space is very near and there are many nice restaurants in walking distance (ewalking distance to everything and comfortable for fourfantastic stay perfect location right in the heart of cape town
8. Spacious apartment with great central location
Stay here for your Cape Town adventure, and you’ll get an apartment with a completely open floor plan that is near all the must-see attractions in the area. Just beyond your front door, you’ll be only minutes away from the best downtown museums, the world-renowned coffee shop Truth Coffee and the South African National Gallery. A comfortable living room awaits you and up to two other guests each evening in this Cape Town rental, with a cozy loft bedroom serving as a wonderful retreat at the end of a busy day.
Sleek Suite in Exquisite Art Deco BuildingCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was fast and hassle freewe loved the kitchen and the availability of a washer/dryer combinationthe apartment is bright airy modern and well decorated with fast wifi and a smart tvamenities: gym and pool are nice although we did not end up usingthis apartment is just exactly as amazing as it looks like on the photos
Cleanliness:place was modern and cleanclean stylish place in the centre of cbdit felt modern and cleansuper clean and super secure with 24 hr securityit is clean well equipped and great location
Host:daniel is a wonderful hostjesse & sarah are always available and were great hoststhey were wonderful hosts very helpful and accommodatingdaniel was a great host and easy to get hold of to answer any questionsjesse and sarah were lovely hosts that were always available and willing to help if neededRead more reviews
Location:excellent location for sightseeing and close to trendy restaurantswell located safe comfortable and close to several shopping centerslocation was great; cafe and restaurants are so close bythe location is ideal and in the middle of everything downtowngreat location and parking was secure
9. Tenth floor apartment in Four Seasons
This studio apartment has all the amenities of home, and as an added bonus, it has a very central location within Cape Town. The apartment can accommodate two guests at a time, with a double bed and single bathroom as well as a fully-equipped kitchen and comfortable living room area. Nearby, you’ll find a variety of restaurants to dine at, shopping centers and beaches.
Studio Apartment Central Cape TownCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:fantastic views over table mountainwifi worked great and gym had the essentialsnice accommodation with a beautiful view to the table mountainsimple process safe area close to coffee shops and excellent view on table mountainthe apartment is tidy and efficient with stunning views of table mountain
Cleanliness:accommodation was clean neat and safethe apartment was really clean n neatit was very clean and i found the bed really comfortablethe appartment was very clean and looked nicegreat communication and location in a very clean and spacious apartment
Host:she is a great hostawesome hospitality from the hostthe security is excellent with friendly reception staffvalencia was a great hostvalencia is such a great hostRead more reviews
Location:we loved the central but very safe locationgreat location and great spotperfect location in a quiet areavery central and very safebest location when visiting cape town
Enjoy an adventure in Cape Town, South Africa
There is plenty to discover in Cape Town, so make sure to plan your trip in a way that allows you see it all. As you tour the city, don’t be surprised if you become inadvertently charmed by all its offerings and feel like you’d rather not leave when your last day draws near. Though if you do, don’t worry, you can always plan a second trip!
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