Frequently asked questions

Students pay an annual fee of R7 740 for a large room and R8 220  for a standard room. The fees include a single room, home cooked meals, electricity and security. We provide free internet access.

The rooms are fully furnished. Students are required to supply their own bedding.

No, all rooms are single rooms.

Yes, students share the toilet/shower with 3 or 4 others.

Yes, there is free internet access throughout the house for all residents.
We provide nutritious meals which are cooked daily in our spacious kitchen. The residents have access to fridges and microwaves as well as hot water for tea and coffee.
We provide nutritious meals which are cooked daily in our spacious kitchen. The residents have access to fridges and microwaves as well as hot water for tea and coffee.

We do have some parking bays for students at a yearly fee.

It is within walking distance of most including City Varsity, CPUT, Fedisa, UCT Hiddingh Campus, AAA school of Advertising, Achievers College, Academy of Fashion, Vega, Academy of Health and Skin care and many international Language colleges. It’s a 5 minute walk to the Jamie Shuttle for UCT students and the My Citi Bus stops at the front door.

We have a diverse range of Students in different years and from different Colleges  and Universities.  The residence is exclusively for females. We also have some International Students choosing to live in and study in Cape Town at the residence.

You are welcome to view the residence at any time. To do so please make an appointment with the Manager.

We have a washing machine at a cost of R20.00 per load and outside wash lines.

Yes, you are welcome to receive visitors. Male visitors are allowed access to the reception area only. All visitors must vacate the premises by 8pm on Sunday – Thursday and by 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays. All visitors must be signed in.

No there is no curfew. Residents have 24 hour access to Villa Maria. We have a security guard on duty at night.