Accommodation Options for your Internship in Cape Town

So you’ll be joining us in Cape Town? Excellent. It’s a vibrant city with an incredible setting – it’s hard not to love. We’re dedicated to finding you accommodation that suits your needs and your budget. All our options offer safe and comfortable accommodation in a good area, and if at all possible, we’ll make sure you can walk to work. Have a look at the options below, and do feel free to discuss them with us!


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Shared or Single Room in Trendy Backpackers

You can stay in trendy lodge, geared perfectly for youth and student travel. It’s situated in Gardens, one of the city’s nicest areas. Lodged between Table Mountain and the city bowl, Gardens is a vibrant area filled with shops, cafes, and restaurants. It’s walking distance from many of our internship partners, so an excellent base for many internships. You can share a dorm room, or opt for a single en-suite room.  There are plenty of communal hang out areas, including a bar and a garden. Fees vary per season so give let us know your travel dates and we can give you an exact quote.

Fees 2021
8 weeks – single room from USD 1,654
12 weeks – single room from USD 2,181
16 weeks – single room from USD 2,707

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Shared House, Observatory

For some of our internships, Observatory – an up and coming neighbourhood of Cape Town – is an excellent and convenient base. We offer comfortable single rooms in a shared student house, which is a modern fitted place with a lounge, kitchen / diner, and shared bathrooms. It’s a great place to meet other international students, but have enough privacy too. The monthly rates include wifi and bedlinen.

Fees 2021
8 weeks – USD 1,341
12 weeks – USD 1,711
16 weeks – USD 2,082

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Private Studio / Apartment

Looking for a bit more privacy? We can set you up in a private studio or apartment. You’ll be based in the city center, and you’ll enjoy staying in a secure complex with a gym and outside pool. You’ll have a comfortable lounge / kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, all fully furnished and equipped.

Fees 2021
8 weeks – USD 2,096
12 weeks – USD 2,868
16 weeks – USD 3,641

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If you’re budget-conscious, and you’d love to fully immerse yourself in the local way of life, why not opt for a homestay? We’ll match you with a local family that will host you, and we’ll make sure you’ll be located close to your internship. It’s a great way to embrace local culture and have an authentically South African experience. Daily breakfast and dinner is included in the fees. Prices vary depending on whether you prefer en-suite bathroom or shared bathroom.

Fees 2021
8 weeks – from USD 2,175
12 weeks – from USD 2,701
16 weeks – from USD 3,402

We’ll help you find the right accommodation! Just discuss your requirements and budget with us, and we’ll make sure to hook you up with the right place.