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Green Point Student Apartment

Description of Local Area

The Comfort Green Point Student Residence, standing between the foot of Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, is located in the metropolitan suburb of Green Point, directly opposite the Cape Town Stadium and Green Point Urban Park. Ideally and centrally situated, the residence is within close walking distance to the beachfront, Cape Town City Centre, V&A Waterfront, supermarkets, delis, bars and restaurants and a variety of sport clubs and facilities.

Description of Accommodation
  • The residence has a modern, contemporary African design; well-suited to independent students wanting to travel in both comfort and style.
  • All apartments include a private bathroom and kitchenette with catering facilities: sink, stove, oven, fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster. Plates, cutlery and cups are included.
  • There are chill out zones, both inside and outside, across the property.
  • Swimming pool and braai (South African barbecue) facilities for lazy summer days and social events.
  • Smart TVs in all deluxe single, single and twin apartments with Youtube and Netflix. Personal devices can be connected to the Smart TVs
  • Deluxe single apartments are open-plan, studio apartments with a balcony, air-conditioning and ironing equipment
  • Heating – fan heaters
  • Fans – free-standing fans
  • Laundry (wash and dry) – +- €5 per load
  • e-Scooter, bike and skateboard rental
  • Safe is available in reception for valuables
  • Bedrooms are cleaned twice a week with a change of bed linen and towels.
  • Luggage storage is available.
  • Safe, secure premises with CCTV and a night security guard.
  • Plenty of off-street parking.
Accommodation Features
Room facilities

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Room cleaning

Building facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool

Room Type

Single En-Suite, Twin, Dormitory

Bathroom Type

Single Room:  Ensuite

Twin Room:  Shared

Dormitory Room:  Shared

Board Status

Self-catering (Bed & Breakfast option on request)


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153 Main Road, Green Point, 8005, Cape Town, South Africa

Phone Number

+27 21 433 4310

Emergency Number

+27 84 886 6342

Other ways to get to your residence

E-hailing services (e.g. Uber), airport-based taxi companies and the MyCiti bus provide transport from Cape Town International Airport to the residence.

Arrival and departure
  • Arrival and departures on any day, at any time.
  • Standard booking is per week, from Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday.
  • Non-standard arrival or departure days are booked as extra nights.
  • Students are welcomed by the receptionist on arrival.
  • Check-in is from 14:00 – 22:00.
  • Early check-in is possible by arrangement and subject to availability.
  • Check-out is from 04:00 – 10:00.
  • After-hours check-in/check-out by arrangement.

Journey to school

  • The residence is 2.1km from EC Cape Town.
  • Students can walk to school along the Fan Walk, a pedestrianised path which services the Cape Town Stadium from the central train station. 25-30 minutes walking time to school.
  • The Wigtown MyCiti bus stop is directly in front of the residence; going to the iconic beach suburbs of Clifton and Camps Bay in one direction and the bustling City Centre in the other direction. Head towards the City Centre and get off at the Riebeeck Stop (4-stops/8 minutes’ away) and then it’s a 4-minute walk to the school.
  • An e-hailing taxi (Uber, etc.) costs approximately €2 to get to the school and taxis are usually available within 3-5 minutes.


Cancellation prior to arrival

Cancellations as per standard EC Accommodation Terms and Conditions.
Students cancelling or postponing within 14 days from arrival will be charged both a two-week cancellation fee at the weekly rate as quoted in the price list for the accommodation booked, as well as an accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give 4 weeks’ notice in writing prior to termination. If no notice is given, a 4-week cancellation fee at the quoted accommodation rate applies.

Airport Pickup

Arrival at Airport
If you have booked accommodation with EC, you are entitled to a free airport transfer. You may arrive at any time and will be welcomed to the residence, although you will only be able to check-in at 14:00 on the arrival day.

What information do I need to give to book an airport transfer?
Please provide your flight number, arrival time, terminal and airport of origin – minimum 2 weeks in advance.

Who will I meet at the airport?
You will meet an EC transportation representative holding an EC Cape Town sign at the arrivals terminal information desk.

What should I do if I cannot find the EC representative?
If, after 10 minutes, you cannot see the EC representative, please call +27 84 8866342 from your mobile phone or from the Airport Information Desk, located on the ground floor in the main terminal lobby close to the exit. Please be ready to provide your details; name, country, student number and where you are waiting in the airport.

What should I do if I have missed my flight or my flight is delayed?
Notify EC by calling +27 84 886 6342 to re-arrange your transfer time. Should you not notify EC of the flight delay/change, you will forfeit your airport transfer.

Arrival Procedures

The Student Residence has a 24-hour reception. The receptionist will check you in, show you around the property and assist with any information needed.

House Rules

  • Students must be 18+ to choose this accommodation.
  • Dormitory rooms are single gender.
  • Dormitory rooms include both EC students and non-EC guests.
  • Noise levels to be observed after 10pm.
  • No boomboxes/large speakers are permitted on the property.
  • The building is non-smoking and smoking is only permitted in designated, outside smoking areas.
  • Students arriving in EC accommodation between 22.00 – 08.00 may be asked to book alternative accommodation for their first night. This is to ensure student’s safety on arrival.
  • While we promote and support diversity, we cannot guarantee a language or nationality mix within the accommodation. Students are always encouraged to communicate in English and to be inclusive and respectful of each other and other guests in the residence.
  • Students are expected to keep their rooms clean and tidy, and to wash their dishes and clean the kitchen after use.
  • Students are required to follow EC Student Code of Conduct, failure to do so can result in termination of the accommodation. 

For more accommodation terms and conditions please refer to EC accommodation policy.