13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa - Updated 2021

airbnb Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa
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Whether it’s walking kilometer after kilometer of the spectacular seafront promenade, indulging in the thriving and varied eateries of Main Road, or taking to the waters of its Pavilion pool complex, there’s much to enjoy when visiting Cape Town’s Sea Point neighborhood. One of the most populous and increasingly vibrant parts of this city at the southern tip of Africa, it also backs onto such spectacular vantage points as Signal Hill and is within striking distance of the iconic silhouette of Lion’s Head — both of which will be a must-see stop for walking fans. Whatever your reason for visiting this popular corner of the Cape, there are plenty of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Sea Point, Cape Town available. Read on for some of the best.

1. Studio flat with ocean view (from USD 49)

Enjoying beautiful ocean views, it’s little wonder that this two person studio flat won glowing praise from previous guests, who not only gave it full marks across the board, but also fell in love with the vista from the balcony. This studio flat is also well-placed for popular local beaches, restaurants and walking trails around the likes of Signal Hill. What’s more there are public transport links just two minutes away on foot, should you plan on using buses rather than your own vehicle to explore the city. Amenities include air conditioning, cable TV and kitchen facilities should you wish to whip up your own meals instead of dining out. WiFi is also provided.

SANITIZED | AMAZING VIEW Studio Upper Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
313 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great as well
a room with an excellent view
the air conditioning was great after a long day
the view from the bed is heaven
the views are excellent and the bed is so comfortable
Cleanliness:
a very clean place
the place was excellent clean convenient and modern facilities
best place to be clean and very fancy reasonable price
this place is super clean and cozy
not only was it comfy clean and convenient
Host:
lovely friendly but unobtrusive host
host is very warm and friendly and he advises on surroundings
he was a fantastic host and we enjoyed our time tremendously
very comfortable bed and the warmest hosts
such a beautiful place with really nice hosts
Location:
pretty close to table mountain
i loved staying at lance’s place
the apaprtment itself is located in a very safe but central neighborhood with great restaurants in walking distance
amazing view the studio is located in a very good location with easy access to all cpt attractions
easy check-in quiet central and safe
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2. Stylish studio flat in Sea Point tower block (from USD 54)

Enjoying views across to Signal Hill, this stylishly decorated studio flat on the edge of Greenpoint and Sea Point will make for a great option for couples on a romantic holiday, or solo travellers. The desk/dining space, coupled with WiFi access, means it will likely also appeal to business travellers on a work visit. This fifth-floor flat also comes with laundry facilities, TV and fully equipped kitchen for cooking up a meal or two during your stay. However, those who’d rather save the chore of cooking for back home will find plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. The promenade is also just a short walk away. Former guests were very impressed, giving the flat top marks in all categories.

Sea Point studio near beach
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
149 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked very well
great apartment at sea point and nice view on signal hill
the apartment is light and airy and has stunning views of sygnal hill
only improvement is perhaps a full length mirror somewhere in the apartment apart from the bathroom mirror
the space is amazing wifi worked flawlessly and only a few blocks from the beach
Cleanliness:
had a great stay place was clean and as advertised
great apartment very neat and clean
scott's apartment is exceptionally clean from the bathroom to the kitchen area
everything was new and clean
really well done out studio clean tidy and everything you could ask for
Host:
everything works the hosts and staff are super helpful and accessible
scott is a great host
scott was a great host
and a host who takes very good care of his guests
the staff at the building were also very helpful and informative
Location:
good location in sea point
great stay in a very central location
great location and hip and stylish place
it is located in a building nicely located off main street in the sea point area
very stylish place in a perfect location
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3. Double bedroom just minutes from the seafront (from USD 27)

Another low-cost option just minutes from the promenade, this well-reviewed private bedroom scored top marks for its location, value for money and cleanliness. The room itself, which can sleep up to two people, enjoys a mountain view and is within easy walking distance of the area’s local shops and eateries. Guests also have access to all other parts of the host’s home except for their en-suite bedroom, so you’ll be able to cook up your own meals in the kitchen should the local food scene not tempt you to dine out. Other amenities include WiFi and free parking.

Perfect Position! Private bedroom in Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
98 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything as expected clean and convenient
very nice room with a bathroom and all was clean
the bed was really comfortable and clean
her place is clean comfortable and very well located close to the beach and amenities
Host:
very nice hosts and accommodation
she is a good host and very friendly
cozy place with friendly host
avril was a great host she welcomed us into her home
we were hosted with great hospitality
Location:
the location is ideal for public transportation and shopping
great location close to everything
ideal cheap safe accommodation in a great location
fantastic location yet quiet and peaceful
perfect location a minute's walk to the sea point promenade and nearby beaches
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4. Double bedroom in flat with picturesque sea view (from USD 54)

Past guests loved this private double bedroom, which is located within an apartment just a street away from Ocean View Drive, and enjoys stunning balcony views out to sea. The room itself comes with en-suite bathing facilities for a little added privacy. The host also offers guests full access to the rest of their home, including the kitchen, high-speed WiFi and a smart TV complete with Netflix and Showmax. The property is just five minutes away from the seafront on foot, and within easy reach of a range of popular restaurants and shops. The “gorgeous” balcony, with its “incredible” view was a particular plus point with previous visitors.

Luxurious Ocean View Apartment with Balcony
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
54 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicolene's place was excellent beautiful sunset views incredibly comfortable couches everything very well stocked
the sunset the bedsheets and the kitchen are wonderful
we had such an amazing stay at nicolene’s stunning apartment
thanks once again for making our short visit comfortable
Cleanliness:
her apartment was beautiful very clean and homey
the apartment is very beautiful and super clean
it is beautifully designed clean and welcoming
nicolene's place is very stylish and clean and we felt very comfortable
the place is lovely and very clean with beautiful views
Host:
amazing hosts with a stunning home
nicolene was a lovely host
nicolene is great host very friendly quick response and accommodating with checking in and out times
such a lovely apartment and a very gracious host
she made my mum feel at free at home and was very responsive to all our queries
Location:
the location is great as well - close to food walking distance to several attractions
fantastic place and awesome location
close to lion's head and table mtn for hiking and has some good restaurants nearby
shops and the beach are within easy walking distance
fantastic place to spend your holiday
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5. Tasteful studio with breathtaking views of Sea Point (from USD 49)

Make this 25 sqm (269 sqft) studio your abode away from home and enjoy Cape Town in this stylish studio with great ocean views. Ideal for two guests, this studio condo offers a bright and airy interior with an open-plan living room, kitchen, and bedroom. Cooking meals are possible with a small yet adequate kitchenette with basic cookware and facilities. The bathroom is clean and functional with marble shower tiling and provided toiletries for guests to use. Situated in Upper Sea Point, this studio is close to local attractions and beaches for those keen on exploring the locale of Sea Point.

SANITIZED | AMAZING VIEW Studio Upper Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
313 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great as well
a room with an excellent view
the air conditioning was great after a long day
the view from the bed is heaven
the views are excellent and the bed is so comfortable
Cleanliness:
a very clean place
the place was excellent clean convenient and modern facilities
best place to be clean and very fancy reasonable price
this place is super clean and cozy
not only was it comfy clean and convenient
Host:
lovely friendly but unobtrusive host
host is very warm and friendly and he advises on surroundings
he was a fantastic host and we enjoyed our time tremendously
very comfortable bed and the warmest hosts
such a beautiful place with really nice hosts
Location:
pretty close to table mountain
i loved staying at lance’s place
the apaprtment itself is located in a very safe but central neighborhood with great restaurants in walking distance
amazing view the studio is located in a very good location with easy access to all cpt attractions
easy check-in quiet central and safe
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6. Eclectic two-bedroom home with rooftop jacuzzi (from USD 97)

Stay somewhere aesthetically pleasing and completely functional when finding a home away from home during your trip to Sea Point. Best for four guests, this chic home boasts a lively and artsy living room with a flat-screen TV and Mandala-designed couch. The kitchen and dining area is spacious and welcomes natural light effortlessly into the space, with great cookware and electric appliances available for guests to make use of.

The bedrooms have king beds where guests can fall asleep easily with high-quality sheets and beautiful interiors, while one opens to an outdoor terrace. The bathroom has great tilework with functional showers, toilets, and washbasins with toiletries and shower essentials provided for guests’ convenience. The terrace area hs a BBQ grill, while the rooftop deck has sunbeds and a jacuzzi gets will truly enjoy after a long day exploring Cape Town.

Enjoy the Rooftop Jacuzzi at a Colourful Home in Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
191 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable furnishings great internet and cable tv access stylish interiors
fantastic stylish apartment with all the amenities
wifi was perfect and the tv in the living room has an apple tv
a fabulous apartment in capetown
absolutely beautiful apartment - the space is spectacular
Cleanliness:
house clean and confortable
it was very clean with comfortable beds
the aparment was very clean and beautiful
comfortable convenient clean & caring
the place is beautifully designed very clean and cozy
Host:
the hosts are wonderful and make you feel at home
our experience was elevated by the amazing hosts
the owners were very helpful and always available
they were very nice and communicative
the hosts were very helpful and quick at responding with any queries we had
Location:
the location is great
the location was perfect
the property is located in a great location walking distance to shops and restaurants
plenty of good restaurants close by
the location of the house was perfect
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7. Bright and airy garden apartment (from USD 37)

Enjoy this bright and airy garden one-bedroom apartment for couples traveling to Sea Point, Cape Town. This cozy garden apartment is situated at the foot of Signal Hill, an ideal location for outdoorsy folks who enjoy hiking and nature. Since there is no kitchen, getting breakfast, lunch or dinner is possible since it’s close to a bunch of great restaurants, groceries, shops, and bars just a few minutes of walk away. There is a comfy queen bed with luxury linens and plush pillows for a good night’s rest. A private bathroom with a functional shower, wash bin, and toilet with toiletries are available for guests’ use. Entertainment is provided via a tablet with access to Netflix for some streaming. A garden backyard is also available with patio furniture guests can enjoy for some fresh air or some room for daily workouts.

Garden Apartment in Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
153 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything exactly as described or even better very comfortable bed
the apartment is quite secluded and set in the gardens of a rather elegant family home
comfortable and very well designed
Cleanliness:
it was clean and beautiful
the apartment was spotlessly clean with thoughtful homely touches
the place is very clean and spacious
the apartment was perfectly clean and super cosy
the airbnb was super clean and had a very nice interior
Host:
she was most helpful with any questions
rojeanne was a great host - very welcoming caring and pleasent
she has been very helpful when needed
diana had a great stay together with the friendly service from owners and pets
rojeanne and hein were wonderful hosts
Location:
the location is fantastic
great location and modern room
:) close to everything
the location is great only a few minutes of walk from the boardwalk
a great location for exploring the city
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8. Private guest suite room with own entrance

Located just a short walk from Sea Point’s various restaurants, bars and its popular seafront area, this well-reviewed private room will make a good base for couples or solo travellers. It enjoys its own external entrance — comprising a sliding door/window — which will enable you to come and go as you please and it boasts a range of modern conveniences, including air conditioning, en suite bathroom and WiFi access. There’s also desk space should you need to get some work done during your stay. There’s also a microwave for snacks and a place to make hot drinks, although the room’s position within easy walking distance of the area’s eateries means you’ll have no difficulty sourcing something more substantial to eat. Indeed, the host can offer tips of popular restaurants to visit, and can also drive up to four people to various spots in Cape Town if necessary.

Spacious Sea Point Unit | Cape Town | Free WiFi
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
293 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi & lots of cupboard space
it is a small more cozy apartment made for many outdoor adventures and less time in the apartment
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious room
a very clean spaciousness place to be
clean convenient and value for money
a clean room good shower
super clean apartment perfect communication absolutely nothing negative to say about my stay
Host:
lovely host as well
great host and respond quickly
jonty was a great host
our hosts were very hospitable and helpful
really lovely place with fantastic hosts
Location:
a really nice central location
great location very central and close to waterfront
lovely room located in a beautiful and central area
jonty's place is located in a beautiful and scenic location
a great apartment located just a five minute walk from the sea front
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9. One bedroom third-floor flat with balcony

This smart one bedroom flat is another strong option for those who wish to experience the charms of central Sea Point without breaking the bank. It boasts a balcony that offers views across to Signal Hill, and also comes with plenty of equipment to make you feel at home. This includes a full kitchen, laundry facilities — should you be planning on a longer stay — WiFi internet, cable TV and air conditioning for those hot sunny days. The flat itself enjoys lift access, so those with mobility issues will have no problem reaching its lofty third-floor location. The local neighbourhood is also home to several shops, banks and eateries, and those who cannot wait to hit the beach and promenade will find them just 500 metres (1640 ft) away.

Seapoint Central.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
70 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi and tv was great
the wifi worked great for our work and the big tv was a nice touch for watching movies
cool quiet flat with all the necessary facilities
faultless wi-fi coffee and tea available dstv comfortable bed great shower head electric plugs easily accessible
the house had a very open and comfortable feel
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean and well-equipped
desmond's apartment was very nice and clean
excellent host clean great location
great location clean and comfortable and everything you could need
Host:
desmond is a great host
i definitely recommend the host and his apartment
desmond was very communicative and helpful in getting us settled
helpful and friendly host
desmond went out of his way to be helpful and accommodate my requests
Location:
the location is excellent
the location of desmond's apartment is perfectly close to everything
great location and value for money
safe and convenient little spot with great location
great apartment and wonderful location
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10. Double bedroom within top floor serviced flat

The lowest priced entry on the list, this private bedroom, located within a serviced flat which comes complete with en-suite and popular balcony views of Signal Hill, will appeal not just to travellers on a tight budget, but also those perhaps looking to spend longer within Cape Town. It is well-placed for the promenade as well as Sea Point’s public swimming pools and local shops and eateries. And, despite being located on the top floor of the building, its elevator access ensures that everyone can enjoy those views regardless of how mobile they are. Mod-cons include access to the kitchen and WiFi.

SEA POINT RELAXED URBAN LIVING !!
24 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Spacious double bedroom near promenade

A popular low cost option for guests eager to experience Cape Town on a budget, this private double bedroom unsurprisingly scored full marks for value from past guests, who also rated its location within Sea Point as top notch. The room boasting uncapped wi-fi internet and guests enjoying access to cable TV, kitchen facilities and laundry machines. There’s also an outside courtyard and barbecue area in which to unwind and tuck into a little al fresco food. Head into the wider neighbourhood, and you’ll find plenty of eateries and bars, while the promenade is just a minute or so away on foot.

Spacious Room in Period House (4)
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
133 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Compact studio flat right next to promenade

Those guests who simply have to be right next to the promenade may wish to consider this compact studio flat option which is right on the seafront and is handily-placed for all manner of local attractions, from Sea Point’s swimming pools to the neighbourhood’s thriving food scene. Capable of sleeping up to two people — making it ideal for couples on a romantic Cape Town break or solo travellers — it comes with a range of mod-cons including kitchen facilities, TV and WiFi internet. The host can provide an additional single bed if needed too, should you need it. Past guests loved the location close to “great restaurants” and the promenade.

Sea Point Promenade Apartment
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
53 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

13. Double bedroom five minutes from the seafront

This private double bedroom, which is located within the host’s home, will appeal to couples or solo travellers on a budget. It comes with its own private bathroom with shower, and the host is happy for guests to make use of the living room and their kitchen, although the house’s proximity to restaurants and shops means there are plenty of dining options nearby too. Other mod-cons include WiFi and free parking. Guests were impressed with the room’s location — just five minutes from the promenade on foot, and also praised the “big bed” as well as the host’s hospitality. There’re also plenty of public transport links nearby for those looking to explore the wider city.

Sincere accepting home for travellers
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
83 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Something for everyone

The popularity of Cape Town’s Sea Point district opens up a wide variety of accommodation options, from value accommodation to luxury flats with beautiful views. Whatever your budget, group size or travel plans, there’s an Airbnb vacation rental to suit you.

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