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Student Accommodation Cape Town

When looking for accommodation in Cape Town visit  www.gumtree.co.za The site is the biggest online accommodation platform in Cape Town and will give you an idea on the different accommodation options as well as prices. Before you come to Cape Town do some research on Gumtree but we do not recommend booking accommodation in advance unless you were referred to that specific accommodation by some one els. 

Simple steps to finding your student accommodation 

  1. Book yourself into a Backpacker or Hostel for a week before you arrive (Recommended Backpackers)
  2. Once in Cape Town use the Gumtree website to search for accommodation. This will allow you to:
    • View the place before moving in
    • Meet the people with whom you will be staying
    • Meet your landlord who will receive your rent
    • Find the right location
    • You pay market prices
  3. Normally you pay a 1-2 month deposit upon arrival and rent at the beginning of each month
  4. Find out what is included in your rent E.g Electricity, Water, Internet, Char etc.

 Your accommodation is important so take the time to find the right place! 

Student Accommodation tips

  • Read your lease agreement very carefully
  • Make sure the accommodation is furnished
  • Is water and electricity included or must you pay that separately ( normally Water is included Electric is Excluded)
  • Does accommodation have Internet facilities? ( and what speed ) 
  • Off street parking is a big bonus in Cape Town if you have a vehicle.
  • Deposits are normally 1-2 months in advance but please do not pay if you are not sure that the place is legitimate.
  • Be careful of landlords overcharging but price differences depend on location, size of room, how clean, what it offers and length of stay.
  • Some places charge less but then do not expect to much. 

Some pricing ideas

 

Description
 Average Price
Area
 Single room in Commune  R 2700 -3500  Cape Town
 Flat with single Room  R 4500 - 6000
Cape Town
 Single Room in Commune  R 2500 -3000
 Observatory
 Flat with 2 bedrooms
 R 4000 - 5500
 Observatory

( To convert Rand to your currency go it www.xe.com )

Some options in terms of student accommodation in Cape Town



1 - 6 Rooms at Student Housing - Gardens

Student housing and self-catering accommodation for long-term rentals located in Gardens. It´s the ideal accommodation for students and interns who look for a cosy place to stay during their ti...


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179 loop street accommadation cape town

Good Day. Furnished rooms available in the CBD area great location and central to almost everything around the CBD area Eg. restaurants ,night clubs ,sports bars,wonderful coffee shops,ret...


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26 Palmerston Rd

One Bedroom apartment attached to a house. One large room, fully furnished - couch, desk, queen bed, linen, cuboard, TV (small DSTV bouquet), ADSL. Own kitchen (fully equiped) and bathroom (seperate...


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4 Beaches Guesthouse

4 Beaches is a selfcatering guesthouse in Table View, only 20 min from Cape Town city centre. The house is in walking distance to the my city bus station ( grey station, 2 min) and only 5 min away fro...


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Aloha Lodge

Accommodation for everyone, shared and ensuite options available, short or long term. We are in Milnerton, convenient distance from Cape Town City Bowl and on the MY CITI Bus route (Lagoon Beach Stop)...


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Bedroom Available in City Centre

Situated on the friendly Leeuwen Street / Just off Long Street.Within walking distance of the train station, buses, Myciti Bus service, taxis and UCT’s Jammie Shuttle. 5-10 minutes walk to Gree...


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Bedroom within the City Centre

Situated within the proximity of the City Centre. Within walking distance of the Central Train (Metro) Station, buses, Myciti Bus service, taxis and UCT’s Jammie Shuttle. 5-10 minutes walk to G...


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Bedrooms Available in City Centre

Situated within the proximity of the City Centre.Within walking distance of the Central Train (Metro) Station, buses, Myciti Bus service, taxis and UCT’s Jammie Shuttle. 5-10 minutes walk to Gre...


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Bergheim

We offer self catering rooms and apartments to students. ...


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Bo-Kaap double room

We have a double room available in a fully furnished 3 bedroom house. The room has 2 single beds or a queen size bed. The 2 other rooms in the house are currently occupied by Dutch interns. Water an...


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Chamomile

Enjoy the freedom of having a house to yourself. Two bedroom house in Marina Da Gama, Muizenberg can sleep 1 to 4. Very secure and quiet neighborhood. Close to beach and popular Surfer´s Corner...


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Chamomile Cottage

We have a 2 roomed house in Marina Da Gama, Muizenberg. It is in close proximity to Muizenber Beach and popular Surfer´s Corner. The house can sleep up to 4, or the configuration could be c...


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Grassy park students accomodation

Rooms available for students with wifi on bus route and parking space if needed. Experience hosting student abroad for 8years Contact Nazeema for more information on 0217054631 or 0713930973 email naz...


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HARFIELD/CLAREMONT

Spacious room to let in a private home in Harfield Village, sharing all facillities. Natural garden, peaceful environment, train 5 minutes walk....


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Helligers Bo Kaap

experience living in the historical malay quarters with its cobble streets brightly painted homes just a walk away from the V&A Waterfront.Long Str and Clifton beaches....


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House In Bo-Kaap

We have a room in a 3 bedroom house available to rent from the 1st of October. The house has a beautiful view of Table Mountain and is 5 minutes walk from the city and located conveniently in the Cen...


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KENSINGTON

 Accommodation available for students to share in Kensington. It is 15/20 minutes away from the Cape Town city centre and within walking distance of all public transport facilities. Transport to...


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Kloof street accommodation

Centrally located at 73 Kloof street, we offer clean and neat single and double rooms, each woth enauite bathrooms. Included: Linen, desk, Wifi, electricity and Water. Cleaning once a week. Communal k...


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Nellie´s rooms in the Gardens

Fully furnished room available in  the heart of Cape Town, Gardens.  Awesome views of Table Mountain and Lions Head. Close to all amenities. 1 minute walk to my citi bus transport 4 minutes...


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Obsage Family Lodge

Offering a variety of accommodation, Obsage Family Lodge is ideally situated for holiday makers and visitors to Cape Town. We provide safe affordable accommodation with as much convenience as poss...


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Paradise Road

Bedroom with ensuite bathroom available in 4 bedroom student house in Newlands from 1 Oct 2012 for R3100pm....


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PARK CENTRAL LIFESTYLE

Our Residences are safe and comfortable, affordable and convenient. They are centrally located within close proximity to the University of Western Cape (UWC), the Nursing College, Boston City Campus,...


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Private

We have a fairly large house and require a decent guy between the ages of 24 – 35 to move in.     House features: - Your own room (already has a bed) - Shared bathroom and toilet...


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Private

Student Accomodation available. Self Catering Fully Furnished room, kitchen with shower and bathroon facilities. Close to City Bowl, very secure, close to transport routes and wifi available....


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Private

Fully Furnished & fully equipped separate Entrance available for 2 x Student to share or single person Accomodation available immediatley . Self Catering,1 bedroom,open plan kitchen with dinning r...


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Room to rent in Claremont muslim home

Hi all   I have a room available to rent in my house. Prefably female with sober habits.  Modern muslim home in Cape Town Room available immediately. Shared batheroom, lounge, kitchen....


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Room with host family

Furnished bedroom in home with family of three.          ...


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Rooms in host family

2 bedrooms, 1 have a double bed, 1 have a double bunk. For females only. Neat and tidy. includes kitchen and shower, toilet. separate entrance that joins up with main home. friendly family. internet.&...


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Sea point

Beautiful four bedroom flat in Sea point. There are two interleading bathrooms that lie inbetween bedroom 1 and 2 and between bedroom 3  and 4. The flat is very spacious with a large kitchen and...


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Seapoint Studio

Location & Style: studio apartment with views of Lions Head.Walking distance from Sea Points´ iconic promenade, shops, parks, beaches & restaurants.  Newly renovated- great queen b...


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Secure Accommodation for Interns in Green point including wifi

My husband Professor of Philosophy and I rent out secure rooms as a host family to students visiting Cape TownWe live in Green point in a cul de sac  close to the stadium and waterfront, near dow...


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Security complex 1 min walk to the beach

Share this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with a senior UCT student. 2 rooms available to student, intern or young professional. Available for short or long term lease. The house is situated along...


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STUDENT ROOM TO RENT - SEA POINT

´Student-type´ room is available for short or long term rental at a private residence.  The room has its own seperate entrance to the street and is self-catering. We are si...


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Student/Intern Room

Room with queen bed, BICs desk if required. Toilet, Basin & Shower.  Light use of kitchen.  Small fridge for use.  WiFI.  Cleaning 1x per week.  Clean Linen and Towels 1 x...


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Summer Greens, Milnerton

Furniture single room downstairs in a 3 bedroom duplex available as from 1 April 2016. Student with sober habits. Available for short or long term lease. Close to Century City and MyCity bus rout...


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Upper Woodstock

Preferrably males from age 18-26 1 bedromm for teo to share in family home...


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Villa Maria

Student accommodaion for females...


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Winelands Villa Guesthouse and Cottages

Home away from home, our guesthouse is situated 5 minutes from the Strand beach, 20 minutes from Cape Town international Airport and 40 minutes from Cape Town Waterfront. We are also very close to...


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WOODLANDS

Secure homely accommodation in the Southern Suburbs (Southfield/Plumstead) with easy access to public transport. Close to the M5 freeway which leads straight to town. Large bedrooms sleeping two peop...


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