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Where to Stay: 10 Best Airbnbs in Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town is one of the most popular cities in South Africa in terms of tourism. The city has everything you would want in a travel destination- stunning nature, breathtaking adventure, fascinating history, great wine and cuisine, and some exciting wildlife. This South Atlantic coastal city is also one of the most affordable travel destinations when compared to prime destinations such as the Maldives, Paris, and London.

Best Airbnbs in Cape Town SA

One of the reasons people love Cape Town is inexpensive and readily available accommodation. Here are 10 best Airbnbs in the city you should book on your next visit.

10 best Airbnbs in Cape Town

Entire Apartment Hosted by Sol and Mike

Apartment Rental in Cape Town with fantastic View
Affordable City Penthouse in Central Cape Town
Airbnb with pool and gym with 360 views of Cape Town

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This is a contemporary, open plan super airy penthouse located in Western Cape. The area is one of the fastest-growing in the city and is close to a number of amenities restaurants, bars, shops, and transportation.

The accommodation itself is at the Four Season Building, offering great views of the entire city as well as landmarks such as Table Mountain and Lions Head. It has a fully-furnished kitchen along with laundry (dryer and washer) and bathroom.

The open plan living room opens into a huge outdoor balcony, while you can also access a communal gym and rooftop gym.


The most kindly Airbnb hosts I’ve ever met. Sol and Mike are supporting you as much as they can – thank you both again 🙂 Regarding the flat just take a look at the pictures, they say more than words 🙂 – Cristoph

Unwind in a Bright, Airy Space with Rustic Accents

Cape Town Airbnb Plus with a Bright, Airy Space, and Rustic Accents
Elegant and Affordable Airbnb Plus in Cape Town SA

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Another great Airbnb space in Western Cape (also known as District Six), this home is cozy and quiet despite being right in the heart of the city. With its sliding doors, you will always breathe in fresh ocean air when relaxing after an eventful day exploring Cape Town.

With its unique and refreshing fixtures, you will not find better accommodation in the city.

The apartment is also located less than 20 minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport.


Absolutely loved the place, super clean and decorated just how we liked it. The modern apartment also had everything we needed to cook meals. Super close to Greenpoint. Felt safe in the neighborhood, we will definitely be back. Dale was easy to communicate with and also fast to respond. All-round great experience – Nohan

Central Cape Town Penthouse, Sea & Mountain Views

Cape Town Airbnb with Covered patio facing Lions Head
Central Cape Town Penthouse, Sea and Mountain Views

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This Airbnb is also located in central Cape Town. This means that you can enjoy great views of the city, ocean, Lions Head, and harbor from your couch.

The covered outdoor balcony is an ideal spot for taking in the sun. It is also fully kitted and several points of interest such as theaters, coffee shops, and museums are just a walking distance. The house has a communal rooftop pool for cooling down during warm months in the city.

The owner of the home is also marked as Superhosts, meaning they are experienced and highly rated hosts committed to offering a great stay for guests.


We had an incredible stay at Sol and Mike’s apartment, and we can highly recommend it to any other business or leisure travelers. The gorgeous apartment has wrap-around views of the harbor, the city bowl, Signal Hill, and Lion’s Head. The beds are comfy, the apartment is spacious, and having a grill on the deck is a luxurious bonus. The place was spotless when we arrived – this is mentioned many times in the reviews and we can attest to it. The private parking bay, spa bath, and fiber internet are great perks. Communicating with the hosts was very easy. They were extremely understanding and hospitable when our stay was affected by the nation-wide lockdown. We can highly recommend this apartment, as well as the hosts, to anyone traveling to this beautiful part of the world. –  Peter

Modern, Chic Penthouse with Mountain, City & Sea Views

Modern, Chic Airbnb Plus Penthouse with Mountain, City, and Sea Views
Vacation Rental in Cape Town with an uninterrupted vista of Table Mountain
Airbnb Plus Rental in Cape Town SA with Private Pool

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Another great Airbnb home in the city, sit back in a reserved pool and take in the fresh air as you plan your next move in Cape Town with amazing views of Table Mountain, the ocean, and the city skyline.

The apartment is located in one of the most incredible neighborhoods, Vredehoek, which is located in the heart of the City Bowl.

The area is super clean, safe, and aesthetic thanks to its location on the slopes of the Table Mountain.


Photos are accurate. Really great value – the view is amazing from the apartment. Floor to ceiling glass windows and even a glass floor in the masters bedroom. Would definitely recommend this. Gabriel was quick to reply and very accommodating. Incredible find! – Kristel

Mountain Gem-A Stone’s Throw From Fish Hoek Beach

Airbnb Mountain Gem a stone’s throw from Fish Hoek beach
This home is nestled against a backdrop of the spectacular mountain with views through to Fish Hoek beach, Clovelly golf course, and Noordhoek Peak.
Plunge pool with under cover pergola

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Nestled against the backdrop of breathtaking Table Mountain views through the Clovelly Golf course, Fish Hoek beach, and Noordhoek Peak, this apartment offers easy access to the city’s rich flora and fauna.

It has an open plan lounge, 3 bedrooms with queen-sized beds, built-in cupboards, 2 bathrooms, and a satellite TV.

You will enjoy facilities such as private decking, off-street parking, private lunge pool, and barbeque facilities.

The home of completely private but the driveway is a bit steep and will require some getting used to.


A perfect holiday home in South Africa. Mountain Gem certainly lives up to its name. A beautifully decorated house with every amenity you could possibly want. The extra touches were well received after a long flight and if anyone is thinking about booking a stay here, I promise you that you won’t be disappointed. The whole booking process is effortless with the owner being one step ahead in having everything ready before arrival. Spotless property with amazing views from every angle of the home. Jacqui, thank you so much x – Susan

Sun Sea Sleep – Simon’s Town, Cape Town

Cape Town Private self-catering apartment with one bedroom and on-suite bathroom
Simon’s town vacation rentals

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A single bedroom privately owned apartment with open plan living room, dining area, and kitchen located in Western Cape.

The kitchen is fully furnished and includes devices like induction stove, fridge/freezer, and microwave oven.

Complimentary services include body lotion, shampoo, tea, coffee, and biscuits.

The apartment is located in a scenic Simon’s town, which is known for having the South African navy base. It is also ten minutes’ drive from Boulders Beach, home to African Penguins.

This Cape Town vacation rental is also near many hiking trails as well as medical facilities, shopping malls, and several restaurants.


From the first response, you can feel the love and warmth that Cornelia and her husband put into the place. Breathtaking views! Warm hospitality! Super clean and well-maintained living space. A weekend I’ll never forget! Definitely a must!!! – Cerise

Kloof Street Value Apartment

Kloof Street Value Apartment in Cape Town

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Kloof Street is considered the hippiest location in Cape Town, and this Airbnb offers you a great opportunity to stay there.

It has amazing views of the iconic Table Mountain, Green Point, and waterfront.

The points of attractions nearby the apartment include museums, galleries, and many others.

This home is comfortable with a separate kitchen and spacious living room as well as a private bedroom with a queen-size bed and closet. The bathroom features a shower with hot and cold water with good pressure.

The sunny covered patio is perfect for sundowners and has a view of Kloof Street and the Lion’s Head.


Jay is an excellent communicator, prompt, super-friendly and his place is excellent, thank you! Very, very highly recommended… – Lizwi

Cape Town Apartment Hosted by Hector

A bright quaint cottage in Cape Town set next to a large pool.

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This bright quaint chalet is located next to a large pool in the heart of the southern suburbs and near a lot of tourist attractions in Cape Town.

It also has a fire pit outside for romantic evenings, and a communal garden and plunge pool.


Hector’s place was sparkling clean, located in a very upstanding neighborhood. A bit far from the city center, but it offers you the kind of peace and quiet you would want to get, away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Table Mountain was a perfect view right from your doorstep, giving you a sense of tranquility from sun up til sundown. Diesel, the dog, was the best thing about this place. ?? Missing our playmate. – Kat

Take it Easy on the Covered Porch at a Refined Urban Haven

Refined Urban Haven Accommodation in Cape Town

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If you just want an accommodation away from the busy life of Cape Town, this one-bedroom apartment might be a great option for you. It can accommodate 2 guests and has a kitchen and a bath.

The setting also includes a gorgeous green lawn for sunny afternoons.


I was here with a friend. We thoroughly enjoyed our time. The host was super friendly and accommodative and approachable to assist at all times with whatever we needed. The place makes one feel at home as it is complete with everything one needs. As for the exterior of the place, it’s so environmentally green and serene – but without clutter. I would definitely come here again. – Sinoxolo

Delightful Self Catering Guest Cottage

Delightful self-catering Airbnb guest cottage
Affordable Airbnb Rental in Cape Town South Africa

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Set in a clean, safe, serene, and beautiful neighborhood of Hout Bay, this cottage can make a great family vacation home. It is well-furnished with underfloor heating as well as air conditioning.

The home can house up to 4 guests if you including the open plan living room. The cottage also offers easy access to a number of trails to the Table Mountain National Park. The beach, shops, restaurants, and the Constantia Wine Valley are also nearby.


This was such a wonderful stay! My 2 friends felt like kids again and loved the treehouse-like upstairs bedroom with 2 beds. I took the bed downstairs and loved the big windows and comfortable it was. Renewent above and beyond with his communication and spoke to us each day making sure we were ok and asking if we needed help or advice. The hospitality was 100%. – Sheereen

*Cape Town Airbnb Rental Rates may change without prior notice. Please check Airbnb for updated rates, room availability, and Cape Town Airbnb promotions.

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