X
All English schools in Cape Town
00:0000:00
 

Good Hope Studies, Cape Town, South Africa

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

11 Mariendahl Ave, Newlands - 7700 Cape Town - see on map

What we like about the school

  • On campus accommodation offered
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.
  • Very favorable cancellation terms. You can cancel courses with less than 4 days notice.

Location: Located in an upmarket residential area, with restaurants, shops, sports facilities and public transportation links nearby.
Besides the centre in Newlands, the school has another centre in the city: 5 St. Georges Mall, 8001, Cape Town.
  • The language school Good Hope Studies was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 1995.
  • Legal name / parent company: Graserkrat Sprachreisen GmbH
  • Tax registration ID: ATU52992800
  • Abbreviated name of school: GHS Cape Town
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

English Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Private
Work & Study
Business
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by Good Hope Studies
Comments about courses
Alteration fee after arrival: EUR 30. Medical insurance application fee: EUR 30. Monthly insurance fee (minimum 3 months): EUR 35. Course book fees: - Rental: EUR 6 - EUR 17. - Buying (optional): EUR 18 - EUR 50. Payable every 10 weeks or when changing levels.
Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 €
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 21 Mar. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 27 Apr. 2022, 02 May 2022, 16 Jun. 2022, 09 Aug. 2022, 24 Sep. 2022, 16 Dec. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Free access to swimming pool
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
Note: All courses offered by Good Hope Studies, Cape Town can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

  • Good Hope Studies - School Presentation1/51
  • Good Hope Studies - General School Video2/51
  • Good Hope Studies - General School Video3/51
  • 4/51
  • Excursions
    Excursions 5/51
  • at the beach
    at the beach6/51
  • Good Hope Studies outdoor area
    Good Hope Studies outdoor area7/51
  • Perfect picture moment
    Perfect picture moment8/51
  • City Centre Residence twin
    City Centre Residence twin9/51
  • City Centre Residence single
    City Centre Residence single10/51
  • City Centre Residence
    City Centre Residence11/51
  • Enjoying the sunshine
    Enjoying the sunshine12/51
  • Homestay
    Homestay 13/51
  • 14/51
  • 15/51
  • 16/51
  • 17/51
  • 18/51
  • 19/51
  • Learning together
    Learning together 20/51
  • Good Hope Studies common area
    Good Hope Studies common area21/51
  • Class in progress
    Class in progress22/51
  • Studying in Cape Town
    Studying in Cape Town23/51
  • 24/51
  • 25/51
  • 26/51
  • 27/51
  • 28/51
  • 29/51
  • Homestay Bedroom
    Homestay Bedroom 30/51
  • Shared room
    Shared room31/51
  • Habour
    Habour32/51
  • Cable Car
    Cable Car33/51
  • Enjoying a meal with host family
    Enjoying a meal with host family34/51
  • Homestay lounge
    Homestay lounge35/51
  • Bedroom
    Bedroom36/51
  • Streets of Bo-Kaap
    Streets of Bo-Kaap37/51
  • Exploring Cape Town
    Exploring Cape Town38/51
  • Table Mountain
    Table Mountain39/51
  • 40/51
  • On-site accommodation kitchen
    On-site accommodation kitchen41/51
  • On-site accommodation common area
    On-site accommodation common area42/51
  • On-site accommodation
    On-site accommodation43/51
  • Student House
    Student House44/51
  • Views of Cape Town
    Views of Cape Town45/51
  • Student house common area
    Student house common area46/51
  • Sunset
    Sunset47/51
  • Twin room
    Twin room48/51
  • Hiking
    Hiking49/51
  • Friends!
    Friends!50/51
  • Kitchen area
    Kitchen area51/51

Good Hope Studies (GHS)

“"Quality always comes first at Good Hope Studies. We love people and making them have the time of their lives and learning good quality English is our main aim. We keep what we promise and go the extra mile for them with happiness, it's our passion!"”
Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 7:45
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Good Hope Studies and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Outdoor swimming pool

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in most classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 27
    Number of public PC workstations: 10

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 7
Adult courses Throughout the year: 7
Average age of students
In summer: 22 years
Throughout the year: 22 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Cape Town International Airport:
35 € one way
70 € return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Cape Town International.

Visa Documents

Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
80 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Cooking
Dancing
Diving
Football (soccer)
Golf
Mountainbiking
Music
Rugby
Sailing
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Windsurfing
Yoga

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities
Guided tours Social outings Sport Safaris * BBQs
Adults - Paid activities
Our Social Club is where students participate in many different activities throughout the week. Each week, students may register for the activities they are interested in, on the computers that are at disposal to our clients at the school.

Accommodation

Reviews

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Good Hope Studies, Cape Town
6 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
School
Location of the school
---
Organisation

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Facilities

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Social activities

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5
Course
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Value for money

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7
Shared Flat (apartment)
---
Other
---
What students liked about Good Hope Studies, Cape Town
I like the professionalism and helpfulness of all the teaching and school staff, they made me feel so good.
Overall rating

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Value for money

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Detailed review
City/place

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
School organization

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Social activities

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Accommodation
Other

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Very quiet environment. Lovely garden and centrally located.
Overall rating

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Value for money

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Detailed review
City/place

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
School organization

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Social activities

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Accommodation
Homestay

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Hook up with fellow students in Chilli'n'Lime on Wednesdays!
Meeting a lot of people
Overall rating

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Value for money

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Detailed review
City/place

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
School organization

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Social activities

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Accommodation
Homestay-Plus

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Other

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Shared Flat (apartment)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Coffee and tea for free
Overall rating

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Value for money

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Detailed review
City/place

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
School organization

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Social activities

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

3.0
Accommodation
Other

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

3.0
The relaxed atmosphere
Overall rating

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Value for money

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Detailed review
City/place

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
School organization

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Social activities

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

4.0
Accommodation
Homestay-Plus

{$words.title_stars_rating|replace:"":"{$item.score}"}

5.0

Brochures

2022 Brochure
2022 Brochure
 Prices (PDF)
Prices (PDF)
GHS Homestay
GHS Homestay
GHS Student Residence City Centre
GHS Student Residence City Centre
GHS Student House
GHS Student House
GHS On-site accommodation
GHS On-site accommodation
 Senior) (PDF)
Senior) (PDF)

Map  

Loading map content
Other English schools in Cape Town offering English courses: 
  1. EC English, Foreshore

    Rating: 4.0/5.0

    4.3
  2. EF International Language Center, Gardens
  3. Eurocentres, Central City
  4. International House, Cape Town City Centre

    Rating: 4.0/5.0

    1.0
  5. LAL

    Rating: 4.0/5.0

    5.0
  6. Study & Live in your Teacher's Home
  7. UCT English Language Centre, Gardens

    Rating: 4.0/5.0

    5.0

    FAQ about Good Hope Studies, Cape Town

  • English courses at Good Hope Studies start at 125 € for CELTA Course: Part-time course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation On-site accommodation Newlands is the most popular among all our clients of Good Hope Studies
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Cape Town International Airport (35 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Good Hope Studies varies from 1 students (Private Online Lessons ) to 12 students (CELTA Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Good Hope Studies hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Good Hope Studies comes from Saudi Arabia with a 28% representation, followed by students from Brazil (20%) and Switzerland (13%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Good Hope Studies offers courses from 17 years to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 22 for the rest of the year.
Calculator | Reservation
years
Starting date
Course available
Check-in date
Check-out date
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Share:
"Excellent" 4.6/5
926 reviews*
* of LanguageCourse.net on Trustpilot
Travel with friends - Group Discount
Facebook Share Box city image
Good Hope Studies Cape Town | Language School Reviews South Africa
https://www.languagecourse.net/school-good-hope-studies-cape-town.php3?cid=40709
Do you know someone in particular with whom you would love to explore life in Cape Town? Just tag them in your post to Facebook or send them a link to this page in a message or email.

Other English schools

English schools in South Africa
Interested in online courses?
Have a look at our top picks of Live Online English courses at the best prices.
YOUR BENEFITS
Only when you reserve here
  • The most courses: 32.209 language course programmes listed. No other site worldwide has more.
  • Exclusive discounts
  • 23.603 authentic reviews of language schools
  • Free advice from our friendly language travel experts
  • Lowest price guaranteed: You pay less than when booking at the school directly or anywhere else. If you find a better rate elsewhere we will beat it.
  • Most visited website for language course reservations
  • Preferential terms for cancellation and payment
  • No agency fees

The best way to reserve your language course!

Don't just take our
word for it...
What our clients have to say
  • Gabriele (39): I checked the internet a lot for language courses, but this site was the best.
  • Connie (31): I chose this site because it was the best price. The consultant was excellent and always replied to my emails promptly...
  • Attila (41): I am very satisfied. I found more relevant information on your webpage than on the school's website itself. It is the...
  • Gintas (52): I think it is hard to miss that you seem to be offering the best service in your field, with a lot of information. An...
Fun stats
  • 1.000.000 US$: in course fees saved.
  • Pioneers: We were the first site to publish uncensored reviews of language schools. Established in 1999.
  • World leaders: We are the most visited independent site dedicated to language courses.
  • >20.000 facebook fans.
Terms & ConditionsRefund policyPrivacy & CookiesAbout usContact UsImprintReview and User Content PoliciesTrust and safety