The UCT English Language Centre offers a range of accommodation options for English language students in Cape Town. We have a student residence located 5 minutes' walk from the school, and homestay, hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc. can be arranged.

Home Stay Accommodation | UCT English Language Centre
Choosing to study English abroad means not only pickng the school that is going to be right for you and your needs, but also means having to make a decision about where you are going to stay while you study.

At the UCT English language Centre, we can assist you in your booking of accommodation.

The UCT English language Centre works with a private sector provider to offer student residence accommodation to our students. It is located in Cape Town city centre, 5 minutes’ walk from ELC.  The residence is self-catering with a shared kitchen and common room area.  Each room has a TV, fridge, bed, desk and en-suite bathroom.  Bed linen, towels, plates and cutlery are provided to each student.  There is a laundry service which costs R30 to wash and dry a load of laundry, and each student receives 10GB free Wi-Fi per month.  The rooms are clean and well appointed, and many of the rooms have excellent views of Table Mountain or Lion’s Head/Signal Hill.

Some students prefer the idea of living with a host family where they feel they can properly benefit from being immersed in the English language as well as experiencing Cape Town from a local’s perspective. Host families are located throughout Cape Town, some being in apartment buildings and other’s in small or large houses. If you are interested in booking home stay accommodation, then please contact Catherine via email at for more information and prices. 

If you would like to book a hotel, bed and breakfast, hostels, or a flat, then contact us so that we can point you in the right direction and assist you in finding something to suit your budget and needs.