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The Spires (Central Grahamstown)

Entire guest suite hosted by Philippa
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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The Spires is a spacious and centrally located apartment in the heart of historic Grahamstown. The area boasts many church spires, settler homes, Victorian buildings, and a rich history.

The apartment is set in a beautiful, quiet and sunny garden. The space includes a bedroom, bathroom, comfortable lounge, and separate kitchenette. It is the perfect base for a visit to Grahamstown for university events, the National Arts Festival, and parents visiting local schools.

The space
The space is very central and within an easy walk to the High Street (5 mins) and Rhodes University (10 mins).

The apartment is separate from the main house, and is both spacious and comfortable. It boasts essentials like off-street parking and wifi.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
Luggage drop-off allowed
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

The neighbourhood is close to all amenities including schools, Rhodes University and the High Street (shops, restaurants, landmarks).

The area boasts historical architecture with settler homes, victorian buildings and views of the city's many spires.

Hosted by Philippa

Joined in August 2015
  • 16 Reviews
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I am an urban geography lecturer at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. I enjoy travel off the beaten track and love to immerse myself in the local history and daily life in any space that I visit. I have a strange interest in perusing grocery stores in different cities. Not a big fan of hotel chains and guidebooks. Love my space in Grahamstown and really want to share it with others who want to explore the city and have an appreciation for historical architecture and beautiful spaces.
I am an urban geography lecturer at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. I enjoy travel off the beaten track and love to immerse myself in the local history and daily li…
During your stay
I am available for help and advice if it is needed. A folder in the apartment gives advice about Grahamstown, landmarks, shops, restaurants etc.
Philippa is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Cancellation policy