12 Room Guest House – Table View – Atlantic Seaboard
12 bedrooms (11 en suite) / 11 bathrooms
Situated in one of the safest holiday destinations of Cape Town on a 1,004sqm plot, this popular guest house is in walking distance from the beach, restaurants and malls. A short drive by car or with the MyCity bus will take you to Cape Town’s city centre and top attractions.
This is not only one of the most extensive properties in the area, it is also one of the most flexible properties to adapt without major changes to all your needs and dreams. For maximum utilization, the entire property is set-up in a way that it can readily offer 11 fully furnished en-suite bedrooms, some with kitchens / kitchenettes.
The main house features a welcoming reception area with a hand-crafted bar, a dining lounge with custom-made buffet display for up to 30 people, fully fitted kitchen, laundry, storage room, guest toilet, five fully furnished en-suite guest rooms (permanent departure based on additional use right), a one-bedroom self-catering unit ideal for a manager or a 4-sleeper en-suite guest room, and one spacious en-suite staff bedroom (ideal as a 4-sleeper en-suite guest room).
A second dwelling with separate entrance and grounds features a 2-bedroom / 3 bathroom owner’s accommodation with open plan kitchen, dining and lounge (this section can be used as 3 separate en-suite bedrooms) as well as a separate 2-bedroom / 1-bathroom family unit.
The extra large pool, outdoor entertainment area with braai facilities and pizza oven as well as a single garage and off-street parking for eight cars add to the unlimited opportunities that await you as the new owner of this property. On average, about half of guests usually arrive with their own transport. The rest makes use of the MyCity Bus or taxis.
The business is rated 4.5 out of 5 on Trip Advisor and 4.3 out of 5 on Google and 4.8 out of 5 on Facebook. Guests love in particular the resort-like experience created by the unique arrangement of the well appointed rooms around the pool and entertainment area. Guests also regular recommend the guest house for its location, cleanliness, great breakfast and friendly service. Wi-Fi is available in all the rooms and public spaces.
The business model is based entirely on direct bookings. The direct marketing strategy has enabled the business to grow its database of guests to over 8,000, resulting in a solid number of repeat and referral business and a massive potential for the new owner to market new offers and services to.