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Self-catering apartments in Cape Town

Cape Town is filled with wonderful unique things to see and do, blessed with a mild climate for most of the year and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.  Cape Town is famous for things that equally lovely destinations just can’t offer, such as:

As a result, the city is well equipped to handle an influx of tourists almost year-round and is filled with accommodation to suit every pocket and preference.  Hotels, lodges, estates and upmarket houses are to be found for hire in every corner of Cape Town but one accommodation option is become ever more the choice of the discerning traveller, a self-catering accommodation option, the self-catering apartment.
Self-catering apartments are the lock-up-and-go answer for visitors wanting to see all the sights that Cape Town has to offer.
Located in secure complexes, you needn’t worry about a thing as you leave for your days exploring. Self-catering apartments for the most part offer the latest in security such as 24-hour guards, CCTV cameras, secure parking and access-control.
The suburbs of Cape Town, particularly the lush southern suburbs, are fast becoming one of the preferred choices when it comes to self-catering accommodation in self-catering apartments.  Here you can enjoy the convenience of the city with shops medical facilities and attractions nearby and enjoy some peace and quiet too. 
Although the bright lights and action of the city will always have their fans, more and more travellers are finding that the outer lying areas of Cape Town are still close enough to the CBD for their uses while providing easier access to sporting venues and the winelands, as well as a place to retreat from all the hubbub.
Most self-catering apartments provide the onsite or nearby facilities to fulfil all your needs, such as:

  • Supermarkets
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Medical facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Braai areas
  • Bus route
  • Tourist Information
  • Easy access to the Cape Town CBD
  • Malls – with upmarket stores and cinemas
  • Sporting venues
  • Restaurants
  • Pubs
  • Nightclubs

For further convenience you can expect the following from your self-catering apartment:

  • Spacious bedrooms with comfortable linen and furnishings
  • At least on full en-suite bathroom
  • A fully equipped kitchen: with dishwasher, microwave, fridge and all the necessary utensils
  • Outdoor areas such as a balcony or patio
  • A concierge service
  • A separate lunge and dining room
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite television
  • Non-smoking rooms for your convenience
  • Cost-effective rates

There is usually no fixed limit on your stay at self-catering apartments and you can linger for as long as you like – be it a day or much more.  With no set meal times you have much greater freedom to explore the unique tastes and enjoy all the sights of Cape Town to their fullest. 

Self-catering apartments provided the only true home-away-from home experience in Cape Town, offering far better value and freedom than other types of accommodation.

Read more about what is on in Cape Town and what to do in Cape Town


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