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Bedroom types

There are four different bedroom types, viz.

  • Single Rooms
  • En-Suite Rooms
  • Studio Flats
  • Executive Flats
Single Room Single rooms are situated in a left and right wing of the cluster. This means that the bathroom facility is shared by a second guest. However, each single room has one single bed.
En-suite room En-suite rooms have a double bed with its own bathroom facility.
Please note: Single and En-suite rooms do not have a television set.
Studio flats
A studio flat consists of a bedroom with a double bed, own bathroom facility, kitchenette and television set.
Studio flat bedroom Studio flat kitchenette

Executive flats
An executive flat consists of a bedroom with own bathroom facility, open plan lounge and kitchen area with a television set.
Executive flat lounge Executive flat bedroom
Executive kitchen  

Other facilities


Each room is equipped with a telephone which only allows you to make internal calls. For any other calls to be made you need to purchase a World Call Card or use the Call Box i.e. in the reception area.

24-hour computer facility

Computer room We have a computer room which consists of four computers and one printer. We do not provide paper for printing.
Seminar room
Seminar room All Africa House has its own seminar room which can be booked and is only available to residents of All Africa House.
Television room
Television lounge There is one communal television room with satellite.
Meals The room rate includes a full breakfast: Monday - Friday from 07:30 - 10:00.
Dining area Continental breakfast
Kitchen clusters - communal
Communal kitchen The kitchen is fully equipped with the necessary crockery, cutlery, and cooking appliances such as a stove, microwave and refrigerator. In the event where a guest occupies a single or an en-suite room you will share a communal kitchen with approximately eight other guests. Each guest has his/her own kitchen cupboard in which to store their individual groceries.


Our laundry facility consist of two washing machines and two driers.


All Africa House has been allocated undercover parking bays for resident and guests. To enable you to make use of AAH's parking bays you need to acquire a disc from the admin office upon arrival at R50,00 per disc which is refundable when you depart.

Please note: this disc enables you to park only undercover and nowhere else. If you are found parking in a yellow/red bay, a traffic fine will be imposed by the UCT's traffic department.