Africa Accommodation



ACK-guest-house-MombassaThe Anglican Christian Guesthouse is situated on the Mombasa coast and offers accommodation in well furnished single, double and family rooms on a bed and breakfast or full/half board basis. Some guestrooms have en suites and a small charge is made for use of the shower. Most rooms are fitted with a fan and a television and the guesthouse restaurant is open for all meals. A laundry service is provided. A small charge is made for using the swimming pool. The beach is nearby.

ACK Guest House
Mombasa Shelly Beach Road (First turn on your left after the ferry)
Mombasa Kenya
Tel: +254 (0)41 245 1521 or (0)41 245 1294

Photo: Anglican Christian Guesthouse Mombasa. – courtesy Anglican Christian Guesthouse.


AC_guesthouse_NairobiThe Anglican Christian Guesthouse in Nairobi is situated in the suburb of Upper Hill, a five minute drive to the centre of the city. Facilities include almost 50 single, twin and family rooms all available on a share bathroom basis. All meals and in-betweens can be taken in the dining room or purchased from the canteen. Tours and transport can be arranged from here. Guests have access to laundry services, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and a television lounge.

Anglican Christian Guesthouse
Bishop’s Road, off Ngong Road (opp. NSSF Building)
Nairobi Kenya
Tel: +254 (0)20 272 3200 or 2724780 or 2728576
Fax: +254 (0)20 271 5763

Photo: Anglican Christian Guesthouse Nairobi – courtesy Anglican Christian Guesthouse.

South Africa

Cape Town

Kolbe_House_Cape_TownThe Kolbe House Catholic Chaplaincy is attached to the University of Cape Town and opens its doors to the travelling public from mid November to January each year when the students are on holidays. The centre is situated on a large, attractive estate in suburban Rondebosch, 5 kilometres south of the centre of Cape Town. Accommodation is offered on a self-catering, share bathroom basis. Kolbe House is within walking distance of shops and transport facilities and secure car parking is provided.

Cape Town Kolbe House
Grotto Road Rondebosch 7700
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)21 685 7370
Fax: +27 (0)21 686 2342

Photo: Kolbe House- courtesy Catholic Centre, University of Cape Town

Natal (near Durban)

Tre_Fontaine_01Tre_Fontaine_02Tourists are welcome at Tre Fontane (Three Fountains) Lodge, run by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood (Mariannhill Sisters) who live in an adjacent monastery. The lodge is situated on a large estate off the Pietermaritzburg – Durban Road. Single and double guestrooms are available and all have balconies with views over the gardens. Most guestrooms are en suite. All meals are available and the centre has a communal television room and a swimming pool. Secure car parking is provided. Tre Fontane is 5km from Pinetown, 20km from Durban, and under an hour’s drive from Pietermaritzburg.

Tre Fontane Lodge
Abbot Francis Road
KwaZulu Natal
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)31 700 2059
Fax: +27 (0)31 700 5325

Photo: Reception and guestroom – Tre Fontane Lodge – courtesy Mariannhill Sisters



St_Eugenes_HostelSt Eugene’s Hostel is situated on the outskirts of the town of Lushoto in a scenic, hilly area popular with hikers and bushwalkers. The hotel is run by the sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady of Usambara who use any profits to support a Montessori kindergarten and teacher training college which they also run. The single, twin, double and triple bedded rooms are clean and comfortable, some with en suites. Most rooms have a balcony overlooking the estate and to the mountains in the distance. The sisters prepare all meals and can provide guides for trekking in the local area.

St Eugene’s Hostel
Lushoto Tanga
Tanzania East Africa.
Tel: +255 (0)27 264 0055
Fax: +255 (0)27 264 0267

Photo: Guestroom St Eugene’s Hotel – courtesy Sisters of Usumbara