A contemporary guesthouse in South Africa

Posted on Sun, 26 Feb 2017 by midcenturyjo

South Africa is on my travel bucket list, and this beautifully renovated 1950’s 7 bedroom guesthouse in Stellenbosch is accommodations I could definitively see myself really enjoying. Twice Central is owned by Ané Spies, Liesl Swart and Mandi Smit and they did a wonderful job making this a comfortable, casual and contemporary getaway.

Anke says:

I am always amazed that no matter how beautiful the interior – and I think this one really is beautiful – no one seems to bother finding (of creating?!) an alternative to these absolutely ugly air condition plastic boxes ruining a good deal of the room…

Andrea2 says:

I hope you don't mind this question. I love this guest house and am absolutely mesmerized by the botanical prints/paintings in the bathroom (set of 6 bright florals on black background). Do you have any information on them? I've been looking for something similar and these are the best I've ever seen.

KiM says:

Andrea2, you may want to contact them directly as I'm not sure, but a magazine's website about the guesthouse stated most of the art is by "Mona Haumann, Paula van Coller-Louw, the Walter Battiss Foundation and photographer Marthinus Retief"

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