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Results: Rooms in cape town and surrounds



Room to rent in Kenwyn photo number one
 

Separate entrance Kenwyn / separate entrance available kenwyn

Cottage / Granny flat in Kenwyn, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 12 Dec 2019
  • The unit has lots of storage
  • Consist of a kitchenette open plan bedroom and en-suite
  • Has own entrance
Room to rent in Cape Town City Bowl photo number one
 

Perspectives House / Double bedroom

Flat in Cape Town City Bowl, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 01 Feb 2020
  • Built in cupboards
  • Own bathroom
  • Comfortable double bed
Room to rent in Tamboerskloof photo number one
 

Rooms available for rent / Villa Maria

House in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 01 Feb 2020
  • Extremely well maintained
  • Very private room
  • Spacious and sunny
Room to rent in Parow and Goodwood photo number one
 

Churchill Estate / 2 bedroom

Cottage / Granny flat in Parow and Goodwood, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 01 Jan 2020
  • The rooms are spacious with lots of packing space
  • It is clean and sunny
  • It overlook the private back area
 

Sue-Ann Allen / Private Room

House in Sea Point, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 01 Jan 2020
  • Lots of cupboard space
  • Lots of natural light
  • Fully furnished
Room 3
 

7 Arundel Road / 7 Arundel Road

Private Student Accommodation in Rondebosch, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 15 Jan 2020
  • spacious rooms
  • recently renovated
  • lounge, dining and spacious kitchen with amenities
Room to rent in Devil's Peak photo number one
 

Lovely home in Devil's Peak Estate to share with female / Devil's Peak Room

Flat in Devil's Peak, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 23 Nov 2019
  • The room is super quiet - peaceful sleep, reading and studying are uninterupted!
  • Recent paint job, double built in cupboards and a view of the mountain!
  • It has it's own dedicated bathroom!
Room to rent in Milnerton photo number one
 

2 bedroom apartment share / Flatshare - Burgundy Estate

Flat in Milnerton, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 12 Nov 2019
  • Build in cupboards
  • Sunny
Room to rent in Pinelands photo number one
 

Garden flat to rent in Pinelands / Flatlet in Pinelands

Flat in Pinelands, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 01 Dec 2019
  • perfect for young professional.or student
  • secure property
  • separate entrance
 

obz accomm / room 1 & 2

House in Observatory, Cape Town and surrounds - Western Cape

Available 16 Dec 2019
  • large
  • loads of wardrobe space
  • fully furnished
There's a friendly rivalry between Jo'burgers and Capetonians. Both claim to live in the best city in South Africa. It looks like Cape Town, a.k.a. the Mother City, South Africa's legislative capital and seat of the National Parliament has won. In 2013, The Daily Telegraph voted it as the best global city. It's also been voted as the World Design Capital and the best place in the world to visit by none other than the New York Times. As one of the most multicultural cities in the world, it's also the second largest city in South Africa. It's also the most laid back. However, it is the headquarters of a number of the largest companies in South Africa as well.


Back in the Beginning
Although evidence of human habitation dates back nearly 15,000 years, Cape Town really began its climb towards ‘world famous city', as a supply station, thanks to the Company's Garden, for the Dutch East India Company's merchant ships. The first permanent European settlement was formed in 1652 and until gold was found in Johannesburg it was the country's largest city. People came to Cape Town for many reasons. Some fleeing religious persecution, some for trade and exploration opportunities and some as slaves. The cultural diversity is reflected in its architecture. It has the highest density of Cape Dutch style buildings in the world, combining the architectural traditions of the Netherlands, Germany, France and Indonesia.


What the City is Famous For
There are a number of things Cape Town is famous for. The Mountain is the most obvious one. But there are also 70 peaks over 300m (980ft) within the official city limits. That's a lot of mountain. With one of the highest levels of biodiversity of any equivalent area in the world, it's no wonder that these protected areas are a World Heritage Site. Table Mountain alone has an estimated 2,200 species of plants. Most of them found nowhere else in the world. That's more plants than the entire United Kingdom.


The weather comes a close second. The warm summer Mediterranean climate has dry, warm summers and mild, moderately wet winters. But when the winter weather really lets rip it can get spectacularly wet and windy.


There's so much to do in Cape Town you'll never be bored. For cosmopolitan cappuccino's, food and shopping there's the V&A Waterfront. Wine tasting, whale watching, Mostert's Mill, the Cape Malay Bo-Kaap, the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, the Groote Kerk - South Africa's oldest place of worship are a few of the attractions. If you're a museum lover there's the Bo-Kaap Museum, the Castle of Good Hope, the District Six Museum, Koopmans-De Wet House and the Slave Lodge.


Each year Cape Town hosts the Cape Argus Cycle Tour, Cape Epic, J&B Met and Two Oceans Marathon, The Cape Minstrel Carnival, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts, as well as the Decorex, the Design Indaba, the Loeries and Pendoring awards.
The film industry is flourishing and the Cape Town Film Studios rivals anything in Hollywood. Big name international filmmakers have been flocking to Cape Town to make their mega-budget movies.


Where to Live
Thanks to the University of Cape Town, The University of Stellenbosch, the University of the Western Cape and Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Groote Schuur Teaching Hospital and Tygerberg Teaching Hospital, Cape Town has a large student population. The suburbs below have been grouped around the nearest shopping mall to them.

The Southern suburbs are some of the best in Cape Town but can be pricey.
Bayside Mall: Bloubergstrand.
V&A Waterfront: Green Point, Sea Point, Mouille Point are favourite suburbs among interns and foreigners.
Gardens Shopping Centre: Oranjezicht, Tamboerskloof, Gardens, Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay. This is a very expensive area and is usually a favourite of rich foreigners and out of reach of the average citizen.
Willowbridge Mall: Durbanville, Brackenfell, Bellville.
Tyger Valley Shopping Centre: The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, University of the Western Cape. Stellenbosch University.
Somerset Mall: Heldevue, Strand, Somerset West.
Riverside Mall: Rondebosch, Observatory, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Kenilworth, Wynberg, Plumstead.
Cavendish Square Mall: Claremont, Newlands, University of Cape Town, Kenilworth.
Blue Route Mall: Bergvleit, Kirstenhof, Meadowridge.
Constantia Village: Tokai, Constantia.
The Northern suburbs are more reasonably priced.
Canal Walk Shopping Centre: Tableview, Bloubergstrand, Milnerton. These suburbs have the best view of ‘the mountain' and they strike a good balance between beauty and value for money – as long as you don't mind the wind.
'Behind the Mountain' suburbs are quite a bit cheaper and are good value for money.
Longbeach Mall: Noordhoek, Fish Hoek, Noordhoek, Kommetjie - which is almost not a suburb.


Transport
Golden Arrow Buses are pretty much everywhere. The City Sightseeing Bus has two routes from which to see the best of the city. There's also the Metrorail, Park-and-Ride facilities, Dial-a-Ride public transport.


The Transport Information Centre (TIC) is available 24/7. The call centre provides information on Cape Town's public transport - routes, schedules, ticket prices, ticket outlets and locations of interchanges, ranks and park-and-ride facilities, as well as information on long distance bus, rail and taxi operators, the location of tourist information centres, heritage sites and popular attractions in and around Cape Town.